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Zabeel Mile Presented by ARN (Group 2) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Good
Runners
8

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(4)
Desert Fire silk
CD
C
Desert Fire p
J: Pat Dobbs
T: Saeed bin Suroor
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Won 1m1f G2 here last January; hasn't raced over this short a trip for four years
2/180-
Age: 8
Weight: 9-0
OR: 113
Days: 300
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 p 13/14 Lord North (17L) 66/1 113 86
26 Feb 22 Jan Riyadh 15f GF HcG3 9-4 8/14 Stay Foolish (9¼L) 20/1 - 106
21 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G2 9-0 p 1/11 Royal Fleet (2¼L) 18/1 106 113
1 Nov 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 12f St/Slw L 9-4 p 2/10 Shandoz (1L) 12/1 106 109
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 12f Gd G2 9-0 p 3/7 Walton Street (8¼L) 28/1 106 103
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 14f Gd HcL 9-8 p 10/10 Dubai Future (43+L) 16/1 108 -
2
(6)
Erzindjan silk
D
Erzindjan v
J: Ray Dawson
T: A bin Harmash
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
As good as ever when fourth in 7f Group 2 here latest; still needs to do quite a bit more
3004-4
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 105
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jan 23 Mey Meydan 7f Gd G2 9-0 v 4/15 Al Suhail (4½L) 66/1 104 107
4 Dec 22 Abu Abu Dhabi 8f Gd L 9-2 v 4/16 San Donato (6½L) 105 101
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 v 11/11 Desert Wisdom (25L) 40/1 105 55
11 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 10f Fs L 9-2 v 12/13 Appreciated (29L) 33/1 105 69
28 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 10f Gd L 9-2 v 3/14 Star Safari (1L) 40/1 106 105
21 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G2 8-13 p 7/11 Desert Fire (7L) 50/1 106 99
3
(5)
I Am Superman silk
D
I Am Superman
J: Colin Keane
T: M D O'Callaghan
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Two Group 2 wins and most recently 2nd in Group 1 in Australia; back with original trainer
50022-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 113
Days: 125
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 22 Cau Caulfield 7f Hy HcG1 9-1 2/14 Callsign Mav (hd) 14/1 - 115
13 Aug 22 Cau Caulfield 7f Gd G2 9-4 2/9 Mr Brightside (hd) 4/1 - 111
11 Jun 22 Eag Eagle Farm 7f Gd HcG1 8-8 10/18 Alligator Blood (6¼L) 25/1 - 98
16 Apr 22 Cau Caulfield 7f Gd HcG3 9-2 11/16 Ayrton (4¼L) 17/2 - -
2 Apr 22 Bdg Bendigo 8f Gd Hc 9-6 5/16 () 18/5 - -
12 Feb 22 Ran Randwick 7f Gd G2 9-4 4/13 Think It Over (4L) 7/1 - 107
4
(8)
Land Of Legends silk
C
Land Of Legends
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: Saeed bin Suroor
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Won 7f Group 2 here on 2021 reappearance; unplaced in four starts since
55/90-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 108
Days: 321
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 p 11/14 Alfareeq (8½L) 10/1 110 96
21 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 7f Gd G2 9-0 9/14 Naval Crown (1¾L) 11/2 111 104
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 5/12 Lord North (5½L) 40/1 112 111
20 Feb 21 Jan Riyadh 7f GF 9-0 5/11 Space Blues (2¼L) 12/1 - 112
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd G2 9-0 1/10 D'bai (¾L) 13/2 105 114
7 Mar 20 Mey Meydan 6f Gd G3 9-0 p 10/16 Wildman Jack (11½L) 8/1 105 79
5
(7)
Laser Show silk
D
Laser Show
J: Louis Steward
T: Saeed bin Suroor
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Won 9.5f dirt race here and two 1m AW/turf handicaps in Britain in 2020 but off since
06411/
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 106
Days: 859
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Sep 20 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 8f St 2Hc 9-7 p 1/5 Oh This Is Us (¾L) 13/8F 104 111
8 Aug 20 Nmk Newmarket (July) 8f GF 23yHc 9-5 p 1/7 Evening Sun (2¾L) 9/2 96 107
11 Jul 20 Nmk Newmarket (July) 8f Gd 23yHc 9-4 p1 4/10 Flagship Glory (3L) 12/1 97 99
7 Mar 20 Mey Meydan 9.5f Fs 3yL 9-0 v 6/16 Emblem Storm (10½L) 7/1 97 83
6 Feb 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 3yG3 9-0 v 10/16 Fore Left (19L) 7/2 97 52
23 Jan 20 Mey Meydan 9.5f Fs 3y 9-0 v 1/15 Dark Of Night (4½L) 12/1 88 97
6
(1)
Master Of The Seas silk
D
Master Of The Seas h
J: William Buick
T: Charlie Appleby
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 7 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (29%)
Can be headstrong; absent since winning 1m1f Newmarket Group 3 last April
237/1-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 117
Days: 283
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Apr 22 Nmk Newmarket 9f Gd G3 9-0 1/7 Megallan (1¼L) 5/4F 117 118
16 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 8f GS G1 9-1 7/10 Baaeed (6¼L) 11/1 117 111
24 Sep 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF G2 9-0 h 3/7 Benbatl (1¼L) 11/8F 117 115
1 May 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 3yG1 9-0 h 2/14 Poetic Flare (shd) 6/1 112 119
15 Apr 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 3yG3 9-0 h1 1/10 La Barrosa (¾L) 11/4F 112 112
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd 3yL 8-9 2/6 Naval Crown (1¾L) 4/11F 112 108
7
(3)
Modern News silk
D
BF
Modern News tp
J: James Doyle
T: Charlie Appleby
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (42%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 7 wins from 24 in the last 14 days (29%)
Form contender; said by the trainer to be fit for return; cheekpieces/tongue-tie may help
12232-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 111
Days: 162
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Aug 22 Sal Salisbury 8f GF G3 9-5 2/4 Tempus (¾L) 11/10F 111 114
24 Jul 22 Pon Pontefract 8f Gd L 9-10 3/6 Alflaila (3¾L) 10/11F 111 106
25 Jun 22 Wdr Windsor 8f GF L 9-11 2/4 My Oberon (nse) 11/10F 111 114
4 Jun 22 Eps Epsom 8.5f Gd G3 9-8 2/6 Megallan (1L) 3/1 111 114
9 May 22 Wdr Windsor 8f GF L 9-7 1/4 Tempus (4¼L) 1/2F 109 116
16 Apr 22 Nby Newbury 8f Gd 2Hc 9-9 1/17 Migration (nk) 5/1 105 114
8
(2)
Shelir silk
D
Shelir
J: Daniel Tudhope
T: David O'Meara
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 3 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (27%)
Won 1m Balmoral handicap at Ascot in October; third in 7f Group 2 here on return
1601-3
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 108
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jan 23 Mey Meydan 7f Gd G2 9-0 3/15 Al Suhail (4L) 20/1 108 109
15 Oct 22 Asc Ascot 8f GS 2Hc 9-5 1/20 Sweet Believer (1½L) 80/1 102 112
1 Oct 22 Asc Ascot 7f GS 2Hc 9-6 p 14/17 Escobar (10L) 50/1 102 85
21 Sep 22 Goo Goodwood 8f GS 2ClHc 10-2 p 6/12 Vafortino (2L) 12/1 102 105
29 Aug 22 Rip Ripon 8f Gd 2Hc 10-2 p 1/8 Boardman (½L) 10/1 99 108
18 Aug 22 Yor York 8f Gd 2Hc 9-8 p 12/18 Blue For You (8L) 50/1 102 94
Verdict

Preference is for SHELIR who might need a career best but his top two RPRs have come on last two starts and there may be more to come.

Verdict silk image
Shelir

Betting Forecast:

11/10 Master Of The Seas,

3/1 Modern News,

5/1 I Am Superman,

6/1 Shelir,

25/1 Desert Fire,

Land Of Legends,

Laser Show,

33/1 Erzindjan

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