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Dubai Gold Cup Sponsored By Al Tayer Motors (Group 2) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SK/RT
  • Distance: 2m
  • Going: Good
Runners
13

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Al Madhar silk
C
Al Madhar
J: Antonio Fresu
T: M Al Mheiri
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Improving; winner of two 1m2f handicaps here this year and fourth in 1m4f Group 2 latest
-41414
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 104
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 12f Gd G2 9-0 4/14 Hukum (3¾L) 20/1 97 109
20 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 10f Gd Hc 9-1 1/13 First Winter (2½L) 12/1 90 96
6 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 9.5f Gd Hc 9-5 4/10 Castlebar (4¾L) 4/1 90 86
23 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 10f Gd Hc 9-7 1/16 Echo Point (nk) 6/1 85 91
10 Jan 22 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd Hc 9-8 4/11 Ranchero (4¾L) 86 81
19 Dec 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd 8-9 4/10 Alfareeq (5L) 85 86
2
(2)
Alignak silk
Alignak
J: Saffie Osborne
T: Jamie Osborne
Usually gets behind early; has run creditably in defeat over 1m4f-1m6f here this year
3-5226
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 103
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 12f Gd G2 9-0 6/14 Hukum (6L) 14/1 103 105
11 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 12f Gd Hc 9-3 2/15 Global Storm (½L) 9/2 102 106
28 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 14f Gd L 9-0 2/12 Siskany (5½L) 22/1 102 102
14 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 12f Gd L 9-1 5/15 Dubai Future (7½L) 33/1 102 99
11 Dec 21 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 16.5f St 2 9-3 3/6 Nicholas T (1¼L) 11/1 103 102
1 Dec 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw L 9-6 6/7 Garden Paradise (11L) 22/1 105 98
3
(9)
Baron Samedi silk
D
Baron Samedi tp
J: James Doyle
T: Joseph Patrick O'Brien
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Stayed on for 4th behind front-running Stay Foolish in G3 in Saudi Arabia latest; chance
1536-4
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 112
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Feb 22 Jan Riyadh 15f GF HcG3 9-6 t 4/14 Stay Foolish (8L) 10/1 - 110
16 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 16f GS G2 9-7 tp1 6/10 Trueshan (14L) 9/1 112 103
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 14f Gd G1 9-11 t 3/13 Sonnyboyliston (2¼L) 6/1 112 118
4 Jul 21 Sai Saint-Cloud 12f Sft G1 9-2 t 5/8 Broome (4¾L) 49/10 - 111
4 Jun 21 Blm Belmont Park 16f Y G2 8-10 1/9 Fantasioso (2¾L) 13/10F - 107
25 Apr 21 Nav Navan 14f Gd G3 9-10 t 1/6 Master Of Reality (½L) 20/1 112 118
4
(3)
East Asia silk
D
East Asia
J: Richard Mullen
T: Ian Williams
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Improved again when 5.5l second to Manobo in 1m6f Group 3 here on reappearance (66-1 SP)
5310-2
Age: 7
Weight: 9-1
OR: 102
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 14f Gd G3 9-0 2/15 Manobo (5½L) 66/1 90 101
6 Nov 21 Don Doncaster 12f Sft 2Hc 8-11 11/23 Farhan (10½L) 12/1 90 83
27 Oct 21 Not Nottingham 14f Gd 3Hc 9-7 1/8 Uber Cool (2¼L) 4/1 85 93
24 Aug 21 Sal Salisbury 14f Gd 3Hc 9-2 3/4 C'Est No Mour (3¾L) 15/8F 86 89
7 Aug 21 Asc Ascot 16f GS 2Hc 9-2 5/10 Just Hubert (3L) 4/1 87 91
9 Jul 21 Nmk Newmarket (July) 14f GF 2Hc 8-7 5/15 Live Your Dream (5L) 12/1 87 90
5
(11)
Emperor Of The Sun silk
Emperor Of The Sun
J: Adrie de Vries
T: Fawzi Abdulla Nass
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Was smart up to staying trips for Donnacha O'Brien; probably needs to run better than ever
73580-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 112
Days: 127
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Nov 21 Sak Sakhir 10f Gd G3 9-2 v 10/13 Lord Glitters (25L) - 67
2 Oct 21 Lon Longchamp 20f VSft G1 9-2 8/13 Trueshan (17½L) 44/1 - 103
12 Sep 21 Cur Curragh 14f Gd G1 9-11 5/13 Sonnyboyliston (6¾L) 10/1 113 112
13 Aug 21 Cur Curragh 14f Y G3 9-11 3/9 Twilight Payment (2L) 13/2 112 113
27 Jul 21 Goo Goodwood 16f Sft G1 9-9 7/8 Trueshan (10½L) 10/1 112 107
17 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 20f GF G1 9-1 5/12 Subjectivist (16½L) 16/1 113 107
6
(6)
Mirinaque silk
Mirinaque
J: F Goncalves
T: Maria Cristina Munoz
Two 1m/12.5f dirt G1 wins in South America; well held in turf staying race in Saudi latest
2522-6
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 110
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Feb 22 Jan Riyadh 15f GF HcG3 9-6 6/14 Stay Foolish (9L) 50/1 - 108
11 Dec 21 Isi San Isidro 12f Gd G1 9-6 2/19 Village King (9L) 42/10 - -
19 Nov 21 Pla La Plata 12f St G1 9-6 2/14 Zuran Zuran (¾L) 2/1F - 106
24 Oct 21 Mro Maronas 10f St G1 9-6 5/13 Aero Trem (6¼L) 23/10 - -
12 Jun 21 Isi San Isidro 12f Gd G1 9-6 2/12 Village King (snk) 69/20 - -
20 Feb 21 Jan Riyadh 15f GF Hc 9-4 7/13 Gifts Of Gold (6L) 80/1 - 108
7
(12)
Passion And Glory silk
Passion And Glory
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: Saeed bin Suroor
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Progressed to smart level over 1m2f-1m4f in Europe last season, but out of sorts this year
13-008
Age: 6
Weight: 9-1
OR: 106
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Feb 22 Jan Riyadh 10.5f GF G3 9-0 8/14 Authority (9¼L) 16/1 - 100
11 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G2 9-0 10/11 Lord Glitters (7¼L) 16/1 111 95
14 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 12f Gd L 9-6 11/15 Dubai Future (10½L) 5/2 112 99
5 Sep 21 Bad Baden-Baden 12f GS G1 9-6 3/7 Torquator Tasso (4¾L) 27/10 - 110
30 Jul 21 Goo Goodwood 12f GS G3 9-1 1/8 Euchen Glen (nk) 2/1F 112 116
9 Jul 21 Asc Ascot 10f GS 2Hc 9-11 1/6 Fabilis (6L) 100/30 100 115
8
(13)
Rodrigo Diaz silk
Rodrigo Diaz
J: Jamie Spencer
T: David Simcock
Shaped better than it looked behind Manobo and East Asia in the trial for this
3224-6
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 105
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 14f Gd G3 9-0 6/15 Manobo (7L) 8/1 105 99
10 Sep 21 Don Doncaster 18f GF G2 9-5 4/6 Stradivarius (9¾L) 11/2 105 104
14 Aug 21 Nby Newbury 13.5f Gd G3 9-5 2/8 Hukum (3¼L) 14/1 96 107
17 Jul 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GF 2Hc 8-8 2/12 Scaramanga (½L) 11/4F 90 99
30 Jun 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw 3Hc 9-6 3/11 Boss Power (1½L) 7/5F 89 97
5 Jun 21 Don Doncaster 12f GF 4Hc 9-7 1/5 Duke Of Condicote (1¾L) 4/5F 83 97
9
(4)
Stay Foolish silk
Stay Foolish
J: Christophe-Patrice Lemaire
T: Yoshito Yahagi
Japanese runner; most recently made all in 1m7f Group 3 handicap in Saudi Arabia
5745-1
Age: 7
Weight: 9-1
OR: 117
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Feb 22 Jan Riyadh 15f GF HcG3 9-6 1/14 Sonnyboyliston (4¼L) 14/1 - 119
12 Dec 21 Sha Sha Tin 12f Gd G1 9-0 5/8 Glory Vase (8½L) 12/1 - 111
14 Nov 21 Fuk Fukushima 10f GF HcG3 9-1 4/16 Panthalassa (4¾L) 57/10 - 108
10 Oct 21 Han Hanshin 12f GF G2 8-11 7/14 Makahiki (3¼L) 74/10 - -
26 Sep 21 Nak Nakayama 11f GF G2 8-11 5/16 Win Marilyn (2¼L) 193/10 - 113
22 Aug 21 Sap Sapporo 10f GF G2 9-0 PU/13 Sodashi () 137/10 - -
10
(5)
Volcanic Sky silk
C
D
Volcanic Sky
J: Louis Steward
T: Saeed bin Suroor
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Narrow winner of 1m6f Group 3 here before tailed off in this race last year; outsider
01-339
Age: 7
Weight: 9-1
OR: 103
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 10f Gd G3 9-4 9/12 Royal Fleet (8¾L) 12/1 103 93
11 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 12f Gd Hc 9-8 3/15 Global Storm (¾L) 11/4F 102 106
28 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 14f Gd L 9-0 3/12 Siskany (6L) 8/1 102 101
6 Aug 21 Nmk Newmarket (July) 12f Gd 2Hc 9-10 1/4 Makram (nk) 13/2 100 106
9 Jul 21 Nmk Newmarket (July) 14f GF 2Hc 9-10 11/15 Live Your Dream (9½L) 66/1 104 101
15 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 10f GF L 9-8 p1 13/13 Juan Elcano (52L) 33/1 107 13
11
(10)
Castlebar silk
C
Castlebar tp
J: Bernardo Pinheiro
T: H Al Alawi
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Improved third in 1m2f G3 here latest; never tried a staying trip and isn't bred for it
-24133
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 106
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 10f Gd G3 9-3 tp 3/12 Royal Fleet (2¼L) 80/1 92 105
20 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 10f Gd Hc 9-2 tp 3/13 Al Madhar (4¼L) 11/2 92 89
6 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 9.5f Gd Hc 9-0 tp 1/10 Tell Me Thunder (¾L) 16/1 86 90
29 Jan 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 10f Fs 8-6 tp 4/9 Lost Eden (9¾L) 6/1 86 80
15 Jan 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 9f Fs Hc 9-0 tp 2/10 Prevent (3½L) 25/1 86 88
27 Nov 21 Srh Sharjah 8.5f Fs Hc 9-2 p 9/15 Far Sky (15L) 86 -
12
(7)
Manobo silk
C
Manobo
J: William Buick
T: Charlie Appleby
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Big horse; 5-5; lowered the 1m6f track record here in Group 3 warm-up for this
1111-1
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 113
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 14f Gd G3 8-9 1/15 East Asia (5½L) 4/9F 112 110
2 Oct 21 Lon Longchamp 15f VSft 3yG2 9-2 1/9 Kemari (¾L) 7/10F - 115
10 Sep 21 Sai Saint-Cloud 12f Gd 3yL 9-0 1/6 Kertez (10L) 7/10F - 113
2 Jun 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw 5Nv 8-13 1/12 Mr Curiosity (4¼L) 4/11F - 101
14 May 21 Nby Newbury 10f GS 43yMd 9-5 1/6 Mojo Star (½L) 5/1 - 95
13
(8)
Veloce Oro silk
Veloce Oro h
J: Mirco Demuro
T: Naosuke Sugai
Trained in Japan where he's nothing out of the ordinary, fifth in a staying Grade 3 latest
4561-5
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 111
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Feb 22 Tok Tokyo 17f GF HcG3 8-7 5/14 T O Royal (4L) 19/5 - 104
25 Dec 21 Nak Nakayama 12.5f Gd Hc 8-7 1/10 Satono Radius (1L) 13/10F - -
24 Oct 21 Han Hanshin 15f GF 3yG1 9-0 6/18 Titleholder (7L) 43/1 - 108
8 May 21 Chk Chukyo 11f GF 3yG2 8-11 5/11 Red Genesis (4¼L) 136/10 - 100
7 Feb 21 Tok Tokyo 12f GF 3y 8-11 4/9 Purple Lady (2L) 9/2 - -
23 Nov 20 Tok Tokyo 9f Fm 2yG3 8-9 5/10 Danon The Kid (3¾L) 30/1 - -
Verdict

Manobo is unbeaten and looked a monster in winning his prep, but STAY FOOLISH achieved more in form terms when winning in Saudi.

Verdict silk image
Stay Foolish

Betting Forecast:

8/13 Manobo,

6/1 Stay Foolish,

8/1 Baron Samedi,

20/1 Al Madhar,

Alignak,

Rodrigo Diaz,

Veloce Oro,

25/1 Emperor Of The Sun,

Passion And Glory,

50/1 East Asia,

Mirinaque,

Volcanic Sky,

Castlebar

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