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15 January 2023
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DVCC.COM (Handicap) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SIS
  • Distance: 5f
  • Going: Good
Runners
8

Type
Flat

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Ranaan silk
Ranaan b
J: Tadhg O'Shea
T: B Seemar
Useful off-the-pace type in 6f dirt races; this is a different test but it might suit
27137-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-11
OR: 84
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Dec 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 5f Fs Hc 8-7 b 7/10 Colour Up (7½L) 4/1 84 65
1 Dec 22 Mey Meydan 6f Fs Hc 9-4 b 3/8 El Baareq (½L) 2/1F 84 89
11 Nov 22 Mey Meydan 6f Fs Hc 9-8 b 1/10 Street Mood (4L) 3/1F 77 95
19 Mar 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 9-3 b 7/15 Winners Club (11L) 6/1 77 56
3 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 6f Fs Hc 8-7 b 2/6 Madkhal (1¼L) 5/2J 76 79
6 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 6f Fs Hc 8-7 b 5/9 Shanty Star (2¾L) 9/2 78 75
2
(5)
Leading Spirit silk
D
Leading Spirit t
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: B Seemar
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 17 in the last 14 days (0%)
Showed plenty of speed from unhelpful draw before fading over 6f here last week
3643-9
Age: 7
Weight: 9-10
OR: 83
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jan 23 Mey Meydan 6f Gd Hc 9-5 tb 9/14 Nibraas (5½L) 10/1 85 75
17 Dec 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 5f Fs Hc 8-6 tb 3/10 Colour Up (3¼L) 4/1 89 85
29 Oct 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 6f Fs Hc 8-7 tb 4/11 Mouheeb (8¼L) 11/2 89 65
27 Feb 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 5f Fs L 9-0 tb 6/11 Khuzaam (6L) 16/1 89 88
29 Jan 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 5f Fs Hc 9-5 tb 3/6 Alkaraama (1¾L) 7/4F 90 88
15 Jan 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 6f Fs Hc 9-11 tb 2/8 Hyde Park (½L) 11/4F 88 89
3
(1)
Will To Win silk
Will To Win v
J: Ray Dawson
T: A bin Harmash
Travelled well into contention before fading to fifth in better handicap over 6f last week
0557-5
Age: 6
Weight: 9-5
OR: 79
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jan 23 Mey Meydan 6f Gd Hc 9-1 v 5/14 Nibraas (3L) 14/1 81 79
3 Dec 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 6f St Hc 9-5 v 7/12 Dignity Joy (7¼L) 8/1 80 63
25 Nov 22 Mey Meydan 6f Fs Hc 8-6 v 5/8 Vasari (7¼L) 20/1 81 70
29 Oct 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 6f Fs Hc 9-11 5/11 Yojaari (4¾L) 14/1 82 72
31 Mar 22 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd Hc 8-9 v 14/15 Hawa Bilady (13½L) 86 59
19 Mar 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 9-10 p 5/15 Winners Club (8L) 8/1 83 70
4
(3)
Ironside silk
Ironside t
J: Antonio Fresu
T: M Al Mheiri
Stuck on the outer, away from main action, when 3rd in 6f maiden here latest; first 5f go
7/443-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-9
OR: 70
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 22 Mey Meydan 6f Gd 9-2 t 3/9 Abshrek (4½L) 7/1 66 70
1 Dec 22 Mey Meydan 6f Fs 9-2 t 4/8 Colour Up (15½L) 12/1 66 34
25 Nov 22 Mey Meydan 7f Fs 8-11 4/6 Island Rule (14L) 16/1 66 53
7 Jun 21 Lei Leicester 7f GF 63yHc 9-9 b1 7/13 Elvic (8L) 16/5J 66 57
25 May 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 7f St 63yHc 9-7 p 3/14 Shimla Rolann (1¼L) 6/1 65 70
15 May 21 Don Doncaster 6f Sft 5Nv 9-2 p 5/12 Abu Malek (5L) 33/1 - 62
5
(8)
Act Of Reason silk
Act Of Reason t
J: Royston Ffrench
T: Osama Refai
Never had good track position when fourth in 6f maiden here latest, behind Ironside
56724-
Age: 7
Weight: 8-8
OR: 69
Days: 23
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 22 Mey Meydan 6f Gd 9-2 t 4/9 Abshrek (7L) 7/2 69 62
3 Dec 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 6f St Hc 8-5 t 2/12 Dignity Joy (nk) 33/1 49 71
19 Nov 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs 9-6 t 7/9 Ibra Attack (14½L) 33/1 49 33
5 Nov 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 8-5 t 6/8 One Idea (12L) 25/1 54 31
29 Oct 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 8f Fs Hc 9-1 t 5/7 Coast Sky (7¾L) 9/1 55 46
12 Mar 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 9-0 t 3/16 Honorable Justice (4¼L) 20/1 55 50
6
(7)
Manhunter silk
Manhunter
J: Oscar Chavez
T: Marwan Al Baidhaei
Won 6f dirt race in 2020; unappealing for new trainer after near two-year absence
31/20/
Age: 8
Weight: 8-7
OR: 68
Days: 709
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Feb 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 9-4 h 16/16 Aridity (37L) 8/1 67 -
8 Jan 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 6f Fs Hc 9-0 h 2/15 Imprison (1¼L) 14/1 65 72
12 Dec 20 Srh Sharjah 6f Fs Hc 9-8 h 1/11 Sports Reporter (2L) 58 69
27 Nov 20 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs 9-2 h 3/6 Masaali (4¼L) 16/1 58 62
21 Dec 19 Srh Sharjah 6f Fs Hc 9-1 DSQ/16 Dangerous Thought (8¼L) 58 39
5 Dec 19 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 9-2 t 7/8 Celtic Prince (9½L) 25/1 60 42
7
(6)
Chief Of Navy silk
Chief Of Navy
J: Bernardo Pinheiro
T: M Al Mheiri
Has a bit to prove but there's a case for him on the speed he showed two starts back
783-6
Age: 3
Weight: 8-5
OR: 76
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Jan 23 Jeb Jebel Ali 6f Fs 3y 9-0 6/12 Tiger Nation (12L) 7/2 76 37
1 Dec 22 Mey Meydan 6f Fs 9-0 3/8 Morning (4¼L) 20/1 76 73
25 Nov 22 Mey Meydan 7f Fs 9-0 8/15 Royal Dubai (19L) 28/1 - 39
25 Jul 22 Wdr Windsor 6f GF 52yNv 9-7 7/7 Indestructible (24L) 40/1 - 17
8
(2)
Sugar Boy silk
Sugar Boy tp
J: Jean Van Overmeire
T: Q Aboud
Veteran who has never won over shorter than 7f and struggled over 9.5f here last week
0086-0
Age: 11
Weight: 8-5
OR: 65
Days: 7
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jan 23 Mey Meydan 9.5f Gd Hc 8-9 p 14/16 Gareth (17L) 40/1 66 39
23 Dec 22 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-0 p 6/12 Untold Secret (3½L) 50/1 65 66
15 Dec 22 Abu Abu Dhabi 8f Gd Hc 9-3 tp 8/10 Mouser (12L) 68 50
6 Mar 22 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd Hc 9-5 tp 10/13 Leadership (7L) 73 56
17 Jan 22 Abu Abu Dhabi 12f Gd Hc 9-7 tp 10/11 Celestial Spheres (54L) 75 -
9 Jan 22 Srh Sharjah 6f Fs Hc 8-7 tp 13/16 Edaraat (25L) 51 18
Verdict

There are no fully convincing options but the dirt-to-turf angle with RANAAN sees him get the vote, preferred to Leading Spirit.

Verdict silk image
Ranaan

Betting Forecast:

11/4 Ranaan,

7/2 Leading Spirit,

Will To Win,

11/2 Ironside,

6/1 Chief Of Navy,

10/1 Act Of Reason,

25/1 Manhunter,

Sugar Boy

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