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Al Khail Trophy Presented by ARN (Listed Race) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 1m 6f 11y
  • Going: Good
Runners
10

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(2)
Emperor Of The Sun silk
D
Emperor Of The Sun
J: Adrie de Vries
T: Fawzi Abdulla Nass
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Won 1m6f Irish Listed race in 2021; absent since pulled up with slipped saddle March 2022
580/P-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-6
OR: 112
Days: 300
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 16f Gd G2 9-1 PU/13 Stay Foolish () 50/1 112 -
19 Nov 21 Bhr Bahrain 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
2
(8)
Get Shirty silk
D
Get Shirty
J: Daniel Tudhope
T: David O'Meara
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 3 wins from 11 in the last 14 days (27%)
Smart around this trip in Europe; couldn't quite cut it at Group level; drops in grade
11555-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-3
OR: 109
Days: 111
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 Oct 22 Asc Ascot 12f GS G3 9-6 5/9 Hamish (5¼L) 9/1 110 105
11 Sep 22 Don Doncaster 18f GS G2 9-7 5/6 Coltrane (6L) 11/1 110 107
20 Aug 22 Yor York 14f GF 2Hc 9-12 5/20 Trawlerman (3¼L) 16/1 110 115
2 Jul 22 Hay Haydock 12f Sft 2Hc 9-8 1/17 Enfranchise (1½L) 10/1 105 114
14 Jun 22 Asc Ascot 14f GF 2Hc 9-6 1/16 Cleveland (1¼L) 16/1 99 110
13 May 22 Ham Hamilton 12f Sft 3Hc 9-9 1/6 Heights Of Abraham (½L) 5/1 95 104
3
(3)
Ardakan silk
Ardakan p
J: James Doyle
T: Marco Botti
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (42%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 19 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won last year's 1m3f Group 2 Italian Derby; up in trip for new trainer
21834-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 110
Days: 125
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Sep 22 Aqu Aqueduct 12f Fm 3yG3 8-10 4/6 Nations Pride (7½L) 58/10 - 111
14 Aug 22 Hop Hoppegarten 12f Gd G1 8-10 3/8 Rebel's Romance (2L) 109/10 - 113
3 Jul 22 Hmb Hamburg 12f Gd 3yG1 9-2 8/20 Sammarco (2¾L) 79/10 - 103
22 May 22 Cap Capannelle 11f Gd 3yG2 9-2 1/15 Tempesti (nk) 27/20F - 113
1 May 22 Lon Longchamp 12f GS 3yL 9-2 2/5 Martel (¾L) 10/1 - 100
7 Nov 21 Cap Capannelle 9f Hy 2yG3 8-11 1/6 Crystal Drake (6L) 11/4 - 106
4
(1)
Away He Goes silk
Away He Goes p
J: Mickael Barzalona
T: Ismail Mohammed
This longer trip is a help after recent 2nd to Wickywickywheels in 1m3f Abu Dhabi Listed
/6552-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 104
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 22 Abu Abu Dhabi 11f Gd L 9-0 2/7 Wickywickywheels (1¼L) 107 103
13 Aug 22 Nby Newbury 13.5f GF G3 9-7 5/5 Zechariah (12½L) 2/1 109 96
26 Jul 22 Goo Goodwood 16f Gd G1 9-11 5/9 Kyprios (11L) 50/1 110 103
18 Jun 22 Asc Ascot 12f GF G2 9-3 6/7 Broome (15½L) 25/1 112 96
21 Aug 21 Yor York 14f Gd 2Hc 9-11 7/20 Sonnyboyliston (9L) 18/1 111 107
27 Jul 21 Goo Goodwood 16f Sft G1 9-9 2/8 Trueshan (3¾L) 33/1 111 115
5
(5)
Charging Thunder silk
D
Charging Thunder p
J: William Buick
T: David O'Meara
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Ran okay behind three of these rivals in 1m4f handicap here off four-month break latest
1202-7
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 98
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jan 23 Mey Meydan 12f Gd Hc 9-1 p 7/15 Enemy (6½L) 16/1 99 97
3 Sep 22 Hay Haydock 14f GF 2Hc 9-5 p 2/6 Island Brave (¾L) 17/2 98 105
19 Aug 22 Yor York 12f Gd 2Hc 9-5 p 10/16 Farhan (9¼L) 9/1 98 92
6 Aug 22 Asc Ascot 12f GF 2Hc 10-2 p 2/10 Pride Of Priory (1¾L) 9/1 97 105
16 Jul 22 Nmk Newmarket (July) 14f GF 3Hc 9-9 p 1/4 Indigo Times (nk) 6/4F 95 105
4 Jul 22 Ayr Ayr 13f Gd 3Hc 9-5 p 1/6 Throne Hall (1½L) 5/1 91 99
6
(9)
Global Heat silk
C
Global Heat v
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: Saeed bin Suroor
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Stayed on for fifth (New Comedy second) in 1m4f handicap here on reappearance
5323-5
Age: 7
Weight: 8-10
OR: 99
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jan 23 Mey Meydan 12f Gd Hc 9-2 tp 5/15 Enemy (5¼L) 25/1 100 100
22 Sep 22 Nmk Newmarket 12f Gd 2Hc 10-2 tb1 3/7 Dhahabi (3¼L) 13/2 100 104
16 Jul 22 Rip Ripon 12f Gd 2Hc 10-2 t1 2/7 Alright Sunshine (nk) 100/30 99 106
25 Jun 22 Wdr Windsor 11.5f GF 2Hc 9-10 3/5 The Whipmaster (2½L) 15/2 101 105
21 May 22 Goo Goodwood 12f GS L 9-3 p 5/5 Third Realm (17L) 20/1 101 85
23 Apr 22 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 12f St 2Hc 9-4 p 3/5 Chai Yo Power (1¾L) 13/8F 101 105
7
(4)
Tides Of War silk
Tides Of War
J: Cieren Fallon
T: David Simcock
Ex-Andre Fabre; some good staying form in FRA; may still have more to give for new stable
/3756-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 99
Days: 112
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Sep 22 Sai Saint-Cloud 14f VSft L 9-0 6/10 Or Gris (2½L) 10/1 - 104
4 Sep 22 Lon Longchamp 15.5f GS G3 9-1 5/5 Big Call (5L) 56/10 - 105
2 Aug 22 Dea Deauville 15f GS L 9-0 7/9 Joie De Soir (5½L) 5/2 - 106
11 Jul 22 Com Compiegne 12f GS 8-10 3/7 Wheelie (2¾L) 13/5 - 103
2 Oct 21 Lon Longchamp 15f VSft 3yG2 9-2 3/9 Manobo (1L) 39/1 - 111
2 Sep 21 Lon Longchamp 15f Gd 3yG3 9-0 2/5 Esope (1½L) 2/1 - 102
8
(7)
Wickywickywheels silk
Wickywickywheels
J: Tadhg O'Shea
T: B Seemar
Going Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts on this ground (60%)
Useful up to this trip in Britain; won 1m3f Abu Dhabi Listed race on recent UAE debut
11131-
Age: 5
Weight: 8-10
OR: 97
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Dec 22 Abu Abu Dhabi 11f Gd L 8-9 1/7 Away He Goes (1¼L) 91 100
21 Sep 22 Goo Goodwood 14f GS 2HcF 9-10 3/6 Strawberri (1½L) 11/2 91 98
26 Aug 22 Ham Hamilton 12f Sft 2Hc 9-0 1/15 Sir Chauvelin (nk) 14/1 86 96
30 Jul 22 Ham Hamilton 13f Gd 4Hc 9-12 1/7 Divine Jewel (nk) 9/2 80 91
14 Jul 22 Ham Hamilton 11f GF 6Hc 10-1 1/5 Graces Quest (4¾L) 7/4F 71 88
9 Jul 22 Ham Hamilton 13f GF 4Hc 9-3 1/8 Pons Aelius (nk) 17/2 66 77
9
(10)
Traila silk
Traila
J: Richard Mullen
T: David Simcock
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Wasn't fast enough for 1m4f here on reappearance, behind two of these rivals
3524-6
Age: 5
Weight: 8-7
OR: 90
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jan 23 Mey Meydan 12f Gd Hc 8-6 6/15 Enemy (6L) 20/1 91 89
21 Oct 22 Don Doncaster 14.5f Hy 2Hc 9-7 4/5 Dark Jedi (24L) 5/2 91 65
15 Sep 22 Yar Yarmouth 14f Gd 2Hc 9-12 2/7 The Gadget Man (shd) 17/2 88 96
27 Aug 22 Nmk Newmarket (July) 14f Gd 2Hc 9-6 5/8 Sam Cooke (6¼L) 11/2 90 89
1 Jul 22 Don Doncaster 12f Gd 3Nv 10-5 3/9 Sea On Time (2¼L) 13/2 - 88
16 Oct 21 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 9.5f St 5Nv 9-2 1/12 Famous Star (1½L) 11/8F - 82
10
(6)
New Comedy silk
New Comedy t
J: Antonio Fresu
T: A Al Shemaili
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Second in 1m4f handicap here; has to prove he wants this far, but possible player again
4583-2
Age: 4
Weight: 8-5
OR: 98
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jan 23 Mey Meydan 12f Gd Hc 8-9 2/15 Enemy (1L) 28/1 97 103
22 Dec 22 Abu Abu Dhabi 11f Gd L 8-11 3/7 Wickywickywheels (2¾L) 85 100
17 Dec 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 9f Fs 9-0 8/9 Lost Eden (20L) 25/1 86 59
4 Jun 22 Don Doncaster 14.5f Gd 23yHc 9-8 5/11 Salvator Mundi (6¼L) 4/1 87 90
13 May 22 Yor York 12f Gd 33yHc 9-7 4/8 Al Qareem (6L) 4/1 87 90
23 Apr 22 Hay Haydock 11.5f Gd 33yNv 9-9 1/7 Baltic Bird (hd) 5/4F - 88
Verdict

An open race, a point highlighted by the betting forecast, but ARDAKAN looks like he'd be a worthy favourite.

Verdict silk image
Ardakan

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Ardakan,

6/1 Get Shirty,

Wickywickywheels,

7/1 Away He Goes,

Global Heat,

New Comedy,

9/1 Emperor Of The Sun,

10/1 Charging Thunder,

Tides Of War,

16/1 Traila

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