Meydan 04 January 2018

Going: Fast Dirt (Dirt)
1

14:30 Meydan (Dubai) (4YO plus)

District One Cycling & Running Track Maiden Stakes

1m

Winner 90,001AED - 15 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (11)
25/775-
T

Al Boraq (USA) 20

b g Archarcharch - There I Go

4 9-2 v
 - 

Well beaten in 3 starts so far this season.

Well beaten in 3 starts so far this season.

Al Boraq historical data/form
2 (6)
24/3-
T

Barjeel (USA) 6

b g Speightstown - Listen To My Song

5 9-2
 - 

Shaped with promise on stable debut at Jebel Ali last week (7f). Not ruled out.

Shaped with promise on stable debut at Jebel Ali last week (7f). Not ruled out.

Barjeel historical data/form
3 (1)
66/54-
T

Broadcloth (USA) 27

bay g Hard Spun - Caftan (Awesome Again)

5 9-2
 - 

Slight improvement when fourth of 14 at Al Ain 27 days ago (9f). More needed.

Slight improvement when fourth of 14 at Al Ain 27 days ago (9f). More needed.

Broadcloth historical data/form
4 (12)
0-
T

Fortune Writer (IRE) 6

b g Iffraaj - Hazium (In The Wings)

4 9-2 v
 - 

NON-RUNNER.

NON-RUNNER.

Fortune Writer historical data/form
5 (16)
5660-
T

Gratuities (USA) 301

ch h Dubawi - Charity Belle

5 8-9
 - 

Well-beaten last of 15 over C&D when last seen 301 days ago. Questions to answer.

Well-beaten last of 15 over C&D when last seen 301 days ago. Questions to answer.

Gratuities historical data/form
6 (8)
80-
T

Highlands (GB) 28

b c Dubawi - Mont Etoile (Montjeu)

4 9-2
 - 

Shown little in both starts to date.

Shown little in both starts to date.

Highlands historical data/form
7 (15)
T

Leicestershire (USA)

b g Bernardini - Country Star (Persian Bold)

4 9-2 v1
 - 

Bernardini gelding makes debut in a race that isn't the strongest. Worth keeping an eye on.

Bernardini gelding makes debut in a race that isn't the strongest. Worth keeping an eye on.

Leicestershire historical data/form
8 (14)
9/33-
T

Loures (IRE) 28

ch h Shamardal - Lura (Street Cry)

5 9-2 h
 - 

Finished third here both starts this season (7f and 6f). Drop in trip not ideal last time. Should appreciate this test.

Finished third here both starts this season (7f and 6f). Drop in trip not ideal last time. Should appreciate this test.

Loures historical data/form
9 (2)
52243/
T

Mahfooz (IRE) 449

b h Teofilo - Itqaan (Danzig)

5 9-2
78

Showed ability on turf/AW with Charles Hills but not seen for 449 days.

Showed ability on turf/AW with Charles Hills but not seen for 449 days.

Mahfooz historical data/form
10 (5)
398526-
T

Mears (USA) 14

b g Street Cry - Indy Five Hundred (A P Indy)

4 9-2 t
 - 

Long-standing maiden who should be thereabouts but often finds a few too strong.

Long-standing maiden who should be thereabouts but often finds a few too strong.

Mears historical data/form
11 (7)
28/6800-
T

Royal History (GB) 56

b g New Approach - Tessa Reef (Mark of Esteem)

7 9-2 b
82

Slow starter who has been well beaten in all 4 dirt starts for this stable.

Slow starter who has been well beaten in all 4 dirt starts for this stable.

Royal History historical data/form
12 (9)
5/79-
T

Sboog (USA) 321

b g The Factor - Touch Of Joy

4 9-2
 - 

Has shown only a modicum of promise in 3 starts to date. Needs to find more.

Has shown only a modicum of promise in 3 starts to date. Needs to find more.

Sboog historical data/form
13 (3)
5/
T

Storyboard (USA) 400

bay g Medaglia d'Oro - Cast Call (A.P. Indy)

4 9-2 t1
 - 

Finished fifth of 12 only start for Andre Fabre 400 days ago. Joined a top local stable and has a dirt pedigree.

Finished fifth of 12 only start for Andre Fabre 400 days ago. Joined a top local stable and has a dirt pedigree.

Storyboard historical data/form
14 (13)
324780-
T

Tadween (IRE) 14

b g Tagula - Stained Glass (Dansili)

4 9-2 v
76

Hasn't shown a great deal on both starts for this yard.

Hasn't shown a great deal on both starts for this yard.

Tadween historical data/form
15 (4)
T

Treasured Times (IRE)

ch c Teofilo - Last Resort (Lahib)

4 9-2
 - 

Teofilo colt. Doesn't boast a dirt pedigree and hard to fancy.

Teofilo colt. Doesn't boast a dirt pedigree and hard to fancy.

Treasured Times historical data/form
16 (10)
224699-
T

Wonder Of Dubai (IRE) 14

b g So You Think - Ruby Suesday (Refuse To Bend)

4 8-11
70

Has been well beaten on both starts for this yard. Not likely to be on interest until returning to turf.

Has been well beaten on both starts for this yard. Not likely to be on interest until returning to turf.

Wonder Of Dubai historical data/form
17 (12)
380504-
T

Dangerous Thought (USA) 20

ch g Super Saver - Trepidation (Seeking The Gold)

5 9-2 v
68

Represents powerful connections but still a maiden after 12 starts. More required.

Represents powerful connections but still a maiden after 12 starts. More required.

Dangerous Thought historical data/form
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2

15:05 Meydan (Dubai) (3YO plus)

District One Residences Handicap

6f

Winner 105,001AED - 9 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (7)
708225-
T

Scrutineer (IRE) 34

br g Intense Focus - Royal Esteem (Mark of Esteem)

Has won at this Distance
D
5 9-4
 - 

Never better than mid-field when fifth of 11 at Jebel Ali 34 days ago. Return to previous form puts him in the mix.

Never better than mid-field when fifth of 11 at Jebel Ali 34 days ago. Return to previous form puts him in the mix.

Scrutineer historical data/form
2 (6)
921574-
T

Mutahaddith (GB) 56

b g Shamardal - Castaway Queen (Selkirk)

Has won at this Course and Distance
CD
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
8 8-11 t
 - 

C&D winner might have needed run when fourth of 9 on return 56 days ago. Merits consideration.

C&D winner might have needed run when fourth of 9 on return 56 days ago. Merits consideration.

Mutahaddith historical data/form
3 (9)
2421/81-
T

Almanaara (IRE) 56

g h Shamardal - Midnight Angel (Machiavellian)

Has won at this Course and Distance
CD
5 9-1 v
 - 

Travelled strongly in front on way to convincing C&D win 56 days ago. Looks competitive on form.

Travelled strongly in front on way to convincing C&D win 56 days ago. Looks competitive on form.

Almanaara historical data/form
4 (3)
106/0-
T

Drafted (USA) 28

gr/ g Field Commission - Keep The Profit (Darn That Alarm)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
4 9-0 v1
 - 

Ex-US performer disappointed on stable debut here 28 days ago (7f) but was entitled to need that after a long layoff. Merits consideration.

Ex-US performer disappointed on stable debut here 28 days ago (7f) but was entitled to need that after a long layoff. Merits consideration.

Drafted historical data/form
5 (1)
6/40000-
T

Figure Of Speech (IRE) 34

b g Invincible Spirit - Epic Similie (Lomitas)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 8-9
 - 

Last of 11 on debut for this yard 34 days ago. Unlikely to be involved at the business end.

Last of 11 on debut for this yard 34 days ago. Unlikely to be involved at the business end.

Figure Of Speech historical data/form
6 (8)
154/209-
T

Pirate's Cove (IRE) 20

bay g Dubawi - Dunnes River (Danzig)

5 8-9 b
 - 

Started season with promising second of 12 here (7f) but well beaten both starts since. Questions to answer.

Started season with promising second of 12 here (7f) but well beaten both starts since. Questions to answer.

Pirate's Cove historical data/form
7 (4)
625P36/
T

Almerzem (USA) 410

b g Medaglia d'Oro - Tashawak (Night Shift)

7 8-7 t
 - 

Not seen for 410 days and sole dirt effort was disappointing. Has a few questions to answer dropping markedly in trip.

Not seen for 410 days and sole dirt effort was disappointing. Has a few questions to answer dropping markedly in trip.

Almerzem historical data/form
8 (2)
54/3154-
T

Rocket Power (GB) 6

ch g Kyllachy - Rhal (Rahy)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
5 8-7
 - 

Won at Jebel Ali final start of last season but below form in both starts this term. Capable at best.

Won at Jebel Ali final start of last season but below form in both starts this term. Capable at best.

Rocket Power historical data/form
9 (5)
190/888-
T

Midlander (IRE) 28

b g Shamardal - Mille (Dubai Millennium)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-5 t
 - 

Well beaten both starts this season. Bit to prove at present.

Well beaten both starts this season. Bit to prove at present.

Midlander historical data/form
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3

15:40 Meydan (Dubai) (3YO plus)

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City - District One Handicap

1m

Winner 113,999AED - 10 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (4)
121079-
T

Mailshot (USA) 222

ch c Hard Spun - Newsreel (A P Indy)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 9-6
 - 

Useful handicapper for Mark Johnston. Won 3 times on AW and once on turf. Bred for dirt and joined in-form yard.

Useful handicapper for Mark Johnston. Won 3 times on AW and once on turf. Bred for dirt and joined in-form yard.

Mailshot historical data/form
2 (10)
112/931-
T

Thegreatcollection (USA) 42

b g Saint Anddan - Cactus Cadillac (Cactus Ridge)

Has won at this Course
C
4 9-6 b
 - 

Showed improved form to win handicap here 42 days ago (7f). More to offer.

Showed improved form to win handicap here 42 days ago (7f). More to offer.

Thegreatcollection historical data/form
3 (7)
9/22011-
T

Galvanize (USA) 28

b h Medaglia d'Oro - Enthused (Seeking The Gold)

Has won at this Course and Distance
CD
5 9-0
 - 

C&D winner on last 2 outings. Career-high mark to defy but not ruled out.

C&D winner on last 2 outings. Career-high mark to defy but not ruled out.

Galvanize historical data/form
4 (3)
00/5772-
T

Claim The Roses (USA) 6

b g Speightstown - Reboot (Rubiano)

7 8-9
 - 

Took well to dirt on stable bow last week, finishing second of 12 at Jebel Ali. Enters calculations.

Took well to dirt on stable bow last week, finishing second of 12 at Jebel Ali. Enters calculations.

Claim The Roses historical data/form
5 (8)
9/03542-
T

Direct Message (USA) 28

b h Bernardini - Tweeter (Unbridled's Song)

5 8-9
 - 

Second of 10 over C&D 28 days ago. Merits consideration.

Second of 10 over C&D 28 days ago. Merits consideration.

Direct Message historical data/form
6 (1)
26/4745-
T

Speedy Move (IRE) 20

b g Iffraaj - Beautiful Filly (Oasis Dream)

6 8-8 t1
 - 

Fifth of 12 at Jebel Ali 20 days ago. Has placed form at this track and enters the equation.

Fifth of 12 at Jebel Ali 20 days ago. Has placed form at this track and enters the equation.

Speedy Move historical data/form
7 (5)
221491-
T

Secret Ambition (GB) 28

b h Exceed and Excel - Inner Secret (Singspiel)

Has won at this Course
C
Has won at this Distance
D
5 8-7
 - 

Winner here 28 days ago, holding on gamely after leading 1f out (7f). This demands a little more but should be competitive again.

Winner here 28 days ago, holding on gamely after leading 1f out (7f). This demands a little more but should be competitive again.

Secret Ambition historical data/form
8 (6)
807/006-
T

Mind That Boy (IRE) 28

bay h Acclamation - Pegase Hurry (Fusaichi Pegasus)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 8-6 t1 h
 - 

Showed a little more when sixth of 14 here 28 days ago but that won't be enough in this company.

Showed a little more when sixth of 14 here 28 days ago but that won't be enough in this company.

Mind That Boy historical data/form
9 (9)
126/547-
T

Parliamentarian (IRE) 174

b g Dubawi - Forum Floozie (Danasinga)

5 8-6 t1
 - 

Useful turf performer for Charlie Appleby, winning twice in 2016 (9f and 14f). Below form when last seen 174 days ago. This may not be a stiff enough test on dirt/stable debut.

Useful turf performer for Charlie Appleby, winning twice in 2016 (9f and 14f). Below form when last seen 174 days ago. This may not be a stiff enough test on dirt/stable debut.

Parliamentarian historical data/form
10 (2)
075292-
T

Flashy Snapper (GB) 14

ch g Raven's Pass - Super Sleuth (Selkirk)

Has won at this Distance
D
4 8-5
 - 

Only headed final 50 yards when second of 16 over C&D last week. This a better race and more needed.

Only headed final 50 yards when second of 16 over C&D last week. This a better race and more needed.

Flashy Snapper historical data/form
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4

16:15 Meydan (Dubai) (3YO only)

District One Trophy

7f

Winner 90,001AED - 14 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (11)
6116-
T

Doublet (IRE) 28

b c Epaulette - Biaraafa (Araafa)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-3
94

Didn't seem to take to this surface particularly well on stable debut over C&D 28 days ago. Needs to step forward with that under his belt.

Didn't seem to take to this surface particularly well on stable debut over C&D 28 days ago. Needs to step forward with that under his belt.

Doublet historical data/form
2 (2)
17-
T

Arroway (USA) 28

ch c Kitten's Joy - Shinyshots

3 9-0
 - 

Jebel Ali maiden winner (5f) disappointed stepped up to this trip 28 days ago. Needs to bounce back.

Jebel Ali maiden winner (5f) disappointed stepped up to this trip 28 days ago. Needs to bounce back.

Arroway historical data/form
3 (8)
1-
T

Circle Dream (IRE) 56

b c Oasis Dream - Vezina

Has won at this Course
C
3 9-0
 - 

Knew job when leading all the way to win maiden here 56 days ago (6f). More to offer.

Knew job when leading all the way to win maiden here 56 days ago (6f). More to offer.

Circle Dream historical data/form
4 (12)
414-
T

Gotti (USA) 182

b c More Than Ready - Soot Z (Empire Maker)

3 9-0
76

Won once from 3 turf starts for Jeremy Noseda. Pedigree to take to dirt and may have more to offer.

Won once from 3 turf starts for Jeremy Noseda. Pedigree to take to dirt and may have more to offer.

Gotti historical data/form
5 (6)
1-
T

Tale Of Fire (USA) 165

b c Tale of Ekati - Fire Into Ice (Perfect Soul)

3 9-0
 - 

Won weak Fort Erie maiden for Michaela Neubauer 165 days ago. Should have much more to offer for powerful new stable.

Won weak Fort Erie maiden for Michaela Neubauer 165 days ago. Should have much more to offer for powerful new stable.

Tale Of Fire historical data/form
6 (10)
13843-
T

Wasim (IRE) 28

b c Acclamation - Quiet Protest (Kingmambo)

Has won at this Distance
D
3 9-0
84

Travelled well when third of 14 on dirt debut in handicap over C&D 28 days ago. Enters calculations.

Travelled well when third of 14 on dirt debut in handicap over C&D 28 days ago. Enters calculations.

Wasim historical data/form
7 (13)
32-
T

Daffg (USA) 42

ch c Discreet Cat - Liza Too

3 8-9 t v
 - 

Finsihed placed both starts, most recently when second of 13 here 42 days ago (8f). Looks competitive on form.

Finsihed placed both starts, most recently when second of 13 here 42 days ago (8f). Looks competitive on form.

Daffg historical data/form
8 (7)
T

Grand Storm (USA)

ch c Proud Citizen - Silent Joy

3 8-9
 - 

Interesting dirt pedigree and one to note on debut.

Interesting dirt pedigree and one to note on debut.

Grand Storm historical data/form
9 (9)
0-
T

Gundogdu (USA) 14

b r Bernardini - Cloud Jumper

3 8-9
 - 

Only eleventh of 14 on debut here over C&D 14 days ago. Needs to have learned plenty from that.

Only eleventh of 14 on debut here over C&D 14 days ago. Needs to have learned plenty from that.

Gundogdu historical data/form
10 (4)
5-
T

Rougher (USA) 14

b c Lookin At Lucky - Hurricane Jackie

3 8-9 t
 - 

A bit tardy at the start when only fifth of 14 on debut over C&D 14 days ago. Should have more to offer but may come into own over further.

A bit tardy at the start when only fifth of 14 on debut over C&D 14 days ago. Should have more to offer but may come into own over further.

Rougher historical data/form
11 (3)
232-
T

Rua Augusta (USA) 84

b c Arch - Wend (Pulpit)

3 8-9 t1 p1
81

Dirt-bred maiden showed fairly useful form in 3 UK starts for Kevin Ryan. Can give a good account.

Dirt-bred maiden showed fairly useful form in 3 UK starts for Kevin Ryan. Can give a good account.

Rua Augusta historical data/form
12 (1)
2223-
T

Yulong Warrior (USA) 150

b c Street Cry - Mahkama (Bernardini)

3 8-9
 - 

Showed fairly useful form for Michael Halford in Ireland, finishing placed on all 4 starts. Bred for dirt but stable's main jockey on Circle Dream.

Showed fairly useful form for Michael Halford in Ireland, finishing placed on all 4 starts. Bred for dirt but stable's main jockey on Circle Dream.

Yulong Warrior historical data/form
13 (14)
097567-
T

Tarnemah (IRE) 28

b f Lope De Vega - Ice Rock (Rock Of Gibraltar)

3 8-5
49

Shown little in both UAE starts for this yard..

Shown little in both UAE starts for this yard..

Tarnemah historical data/form
14 (5)
64-
T

Zahrat Jumeirah (USA) 28

ch f Scat Daddy - Wangari

3 8-5 h1
 - 

Shown just modest form in 2 starts to date.

Shown just modest form in 2 starts to date.

Zahrat Jumeirah historical data/form
15
6-
T

Last Desire (USA) 14

b g Gemologist - Southern Attitude

3 8-9
 - 

Shaped with a little promise on debut when sixth of 14 over C&D 14 days ago. RESERVE.

Shaped with a little promise on debut when sixth of 14 over C&D 14 days ago. RESERVE.

Last Desire historical data/form
16
T

Meqdaam (USA)

b c Alternation - Hollow Sky

3 8-9 t1
 - 

Pedigree to take to this surface but yard has very few debut winners. RESERVE.

Pedigree to take to this surface but yard has very few debut winners. RESERVE.

Meqdaam historical data/form
17
T

Indy Men's (USA)

b c Orb - Sam's Bliss

3 8-9
 - 

Worth noting purely on pedigree if managing to get a run. RESERVE.

Worth noting purely on pedigree if managing to get a run. RESERVE.

Indy Men's historical data/form
18
092-
T

Sa'ada (USA) 28

b f Bellamy Road - Hey Seattle (Seattle Slew)

3 8-5 p1
 - 

Showed improved form to finish second of 10 over C&D on stable debut 28 days ago. RESERVE.

Showed improved form to finish second of 10 over C&D on stable debut 28 days ago. RESERVE.

Sa'ada historical data/form
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5

16:50 Meydan (Dubai) (3YO plus)

District One Villas Handicap - Turf

1m 2f

Winner 105,001AED - 12 ran

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (10)
88/4137-
T

Grand Argentier (FR) 28

bay h Palace Episode - Ashkadima (Ashkalani)

Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
6 9-6 v
 - 

Useful dirt performer at best. Well below form last time and switch to turf a question mark, though did have form on surface in France.

Useful dirt performer at best. Well below form last time and switch to turf a question mark, though did have form on surface in France.

Grand Argentier historical data/form
2 (8)
0009/44-
T

Nafaqa (IRE) 18

b g Sir Percy - Maghya (Mujahid)

6 9-5
 - 

Shown similar levels of form both starts this season at Abu Dhabi. One of many to consider.

Shown similar levels of form both starts this season at Abu Dhabi. One of many to consider.

Nafaqa historical data/form
3 (9)
014023-
T

Ostaad (IRE) 18

b g Marju - Almansoora (Bahri)

Has won at this Course
C
Has won at this Distance
D
8 9-5 h
 - 

Ran well at Abu Dhabi both starts this season (11f and 12f). Can make presence felt.

Ran well at Abu Dhabi both starts this season (11f and 12f). Can make presence felt.

Ostaad historical data/form
4 (6)
234472-
T

Tried And True (USA) 28

b g Medaglia d'Oro - Dearly (Rahy)

Has won at this Distance
D
6 9-5 v
 - 

Useful handicapper. Equally effective on turf and dirt. Second of 11 at Meydan 28 days ago (10f, dirt). Respected.

Useful handicapper. Equally effective on turf and dirt. Second of 11 at Meydan 28 days ago (10f, dirt). Respected.

Tried And True historical data/form
5 (2)
590065-
T

Rio Tigre (IRE) 18

bay h Teofilo - Braziliz (Kingmambo)

7 9-4
 - 

Has kept good company while in the UAE. Slowly dropping down the weights but losing run is significant.

Has kept good company while in the UAE. Slowly dropping down the weights but losing run is significant.

Rio Tigre historical data/form
6 (5)
065645-
T

Nolohay (IRE) 28

che g Dubawi - Antioquia (Singspiel)

Has won at this Distance
D
Was beaten favourite last time out
BF
7 9-3 b
 - 

A little below form both starts this season. Return to turf needs to bring about improvement.

A little below form both starts this season. Return to turf needs to bring about improvement.

Nolohay historical data/form
7 (1)
897167-
T

Trinity Force (IRE) 6

ch g Iffraaj - Nasharaat (Green Desert)

Has won at this Distance
D
7 9-3
 - 

Won on dirt here in November but below form both starts since. Turf winner in Ireland in 2015.

Won on dirt here in November but below form both starts since. Turf winner in Ireland in 2015.

Trinity Force historical data/form
8 (4)
434277-
T

Philosopher (IRE) 42

che g Shamardal - Philae (Seeking The Gold)

6 9-2 t b
 -