18:00 Meydan

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  • Date: 08 April 2021
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  • Surface: Turf And All Weather
  • Status: To Take Place

Dp World Handicap Sponsored By Dp World Handicap (Class )

  • Distance: 1m 3f 216y
  • Age: 4 years old+
  • Runners: 10
  • Prize: £105,000
  • Race status: Weighed In

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Latest win at Abu Dhabi in February. 33/1, well-beaten last of 15 to Remorse in handicap at Meydan (9.9f) 28 days ago. Back up in trip. Must improve.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/03/21 Meydan 15/15 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 9st 3lbs A. Al Balushi 60
07/02/21 Abu Dhabi 1/16 Flat 1m 3f 205y Good 8st 2lbs Antonio Fresu -
16/01/21 Meydan 8/14 Flat 1m 1f 207y Good 9st 5lbs Antonio Fresu 8.6
08/01/21 Jebel Ali 8/8 Flat 1m 209y Fast 9st 8lbs Szczepan Mazur 25
11/07/20 Ascot 10/13 Flat 1m 6f 34y Gd/Frm B 9st 5lbs Robert Havlin 19.63
01/07/20 Kempton Park 9/12 Flat 1m 3f 219y Slow B 9st 7lbs James Doyle 2.96
20/06/20 Newmarket (Rowley) -/9 Flat 1m 6f Good B 9st 9lbs Robert Havlin 5.39
01/06/20 Newcastle 2/12 Flat 1m 4f 98y Slow 9st 1lbs Robert Havlin 3.69
13/12/19 Chelmsford City 9/9 Flat 1m 6f Slow V 9st 0lbs Robert Havlin 4.7
19/11/19 Kempton Park 3/14 Flat 1m 2f 219y Std/Slow V 8st 10lbs Kieran Shoemark 5.97
31/10/19 Kempton Park 2/9 Flat 1m 2f 219y Std/Slow 8st 10lbs Robert Havlin 2.57
09/10/19 Newcastle 1/7 Flat 1m 4f 98y Slow 9st 9lbs Robert Havlin 1.35
24/09/19 Lingfield Park 1/6 Flat 1m 2f Std 9st 2lbs Robert Havlin 2.18
13/09/19 Salisbury 3/11 Flat 1m 1f 201y Good 9st 1lbs Robert Havlin 2.2

Respectable third of 15 in handicap at Abu Dhabi (8f, good) 4 days ago. Significantly back up in trip.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
04/04/21 Abu Dhabi 3/15 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 3lbs Richard Mullen -
05/03/21 Jebel Ali 3/12 Flat 1m 209y Fast 9st 3lbs Dane O'Neill 12.99
05/09/20 Ascot 7/10 Flat 1m 3f 211y Good 0 8st 13lbs Dane O'Neill 11.02
31/07/20 Goodwood 4/9 Flat 1m 3f 44y Gd/Frm 9st 6lbs Jim Crowley 2.4
27/06/20 Newmarket (Rowley) 1/5 Flat 1m 4f Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs Jim Crowley 1.77
11/06/20 Yarmouth 3/6 Flat 1m 3f 104y Good 9st 5lbs Dane O'Neill 3.85
08/11/19 Chelmsford City 2/13 Flat 1m Slow 9st 5lbs Tom Marquand 1.66
05/10/19 Newmarket (Rowley) 4/15 Flat 7f Gd/Sft 9st 2lbs Tom Marquand 26.69

Five wins from 17 Flat runs. Two wins from 2 runs last year. 23 lengths ninth of 11 to Irish Freedom in Group 3 Abu Dhabi Championship at Abu Dhabi (10.9f, good) 18 days ago.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
21/03/21 Abu Dhabi 9/11 Flat 1m 2f 206y Good H 9st 0lbs Royston Ffrench -
06/03/21 Meydan 8/11 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast H 9st 0lbs Royston Ffrench 23.39
11/02/21 Meydan 5/9 Flat 1m 1f 98y Fast H 9st 0lbs Xavier Ziani 13.42
05/02/21 Jebel Ali 5/12 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast H 9st 0lbs Royston Ffrench 2.08
14/01/21 Meydan 1/6 Flat 1m 1f 98y Fast H 9st 6lbs Royston Ffrench 6.8
03/12/20 Meydan 1/9 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast H 9st 0lbs Xavier Ziani 6.82
05/11/20 Meydan 1/10 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast H 9st 5lbs Xavier Ziani 5.33
05/12/19 Meydan 2/7 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast H 9st 4lbs Xavier Ziani 11.35
15/11/19 Jebel Ali 1/5 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast H 9st 11lbs Xavier Ziani 34.9
24/10/19 Meydan -/11 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast H 9st 6lbs Royston Ffrench -
12/04/19 Meydan 5/16 Flat 1m 209y Good H 9st 6lbs Xavier Ziani 30.02
05/04/19 Meydan 7/16 Flat 7f 210y Good H 8st 9lbs Royston Ffrench -
15/07/17 York 9/14 Flat 7f 192y Gd/Frm 0 9st 4lbs James Doyle 7.56
30/06/17 Newmarket (July) 4/6 Flat 1m 2f Gd/Sft 9st 9lbs William Buick 5.79
10/06/17 Newmarket (July) 9/14 Flat 1m 2f Good 9st 2lbs William Buick 2.55
12/05/16 Newmarket (Rowley) 1/13 Flat 1m 2f Good 9st 5lbs William Buick 6
28/08/15 Newmarket (July) 5/16 Flat 7f Good 9st 0lbs William Buick 6.46

10/1, career best when winning 15-runner handicap at Meydan (9.9f) 28 days ago. Back up in trip. Can give a good account.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/03/21 Meydan 1/15 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 9st 0lbs Tadhg O'Shea 14
19/02/21 Jebel Ali 2/13 Flat 7f 210y Fast 9st 3lbs Richard Mullen 10.73
12/10/20 Lyon Parilly 2/8 Flat 1m 2f 206y Soft 9st 2lbs Mickael Barzalona 2.04
21/08/20 Clairefontaine 2/5 Flat 1m 2f 206y Soft 9st 2lbs Mickael Barzalona 4.43
27/07/20 Compiegne 3/8 Flat 1m 3f 205y Good 9st 2lbs Mickael Barzalona 3.49
07/07/20 Clairefontaine 1/8 Flat 1m 3f 205y Good 9st 2lbs Mickael Barzalona 2.09
31/05/20 Deauville 2/6 Flat 1m 1f 207y Good 9st 2lbs Augustin Madamet 4.15

Twelfth of 14 in handicap at this course (7f, good, 40/1). Off 13 months. Significantly up in trip. First run for yard after leaving A. Bin Harmash.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
27/02/20 Meydan 12/14 Flat 6f 211y Good 8st 7lbs Connor Beasley 75
20/02/20 Meydan 7/9 Flat 4f 214y Good 9st 0lbs Connor Beasley 254.8
23/01/20 Meydan 7/7 Flat 6f 211y Gd/Frm 9st 0lbs Connor Beasley 79.03
08/11/19 Abu Dhabi 14/14 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 2lbs Adrie de Vries -
07/02/19 Meydan 2/13 Flat 6f 211y Good 8st 11lbs Connor Beasley 22.21
17/01/19 Meydan 7/11 Flat 7f 210y Good 8st 10lbs Connor Beasley 33.8
22/09/18 Chelmsford City 10/11 Flat 7f Std 9st 10lbs Jason Watson 12
15/09/18 Chelmsford City 4/12 Flat 7f Std 9st 10lbs Andrew Breslin 19.85
07/09/18 Ascot 7/9 Flat 1m Gd/Frm 9st 9lbs Silvestre De Sousa 17.51
01/09/18 Chester 11/12 Flat 7f 127y Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs P. J. McDonald 22.15
23/08/18 York 1/18 Flat 7f 192y Gd/Frm 9st 0lbs Frankie Dettori 35.33
17/08/18 Chelmsford City 5/9 Flat 1m Std/Slow 9st 5lbs Silvestre De Sousa 4.9
11/08/18 Ascot 6/10 Flat 7f 213y Gd/Frm 9st 10lbs Pat Cosgrave 13.36
03/08/18 Goodwood 2/17 Flat 1m Gd/Frm 8st 11lbs Frankie Dettori 14.75
01/08/18 Goodwood 10/18 Flat 7f Good 9st 9lbs Oliver Stammers 23.5
28/07/18 Newcastle 5/12 Flat 7f 14y Slow 9st 11lbs Andrew Mullen 11.84
21/07/18 Newmarket (July) 8/9 Flat 1m Gd/Frm 9st 8lbs Oliver Stammers 15.35
16/07/18 Ayr 7/8 Flat 1m Good 9st 8lbs Oliver Stammers 25.22
07/07/18 Leicester 1/8 Flat 7f Gd/Frm 9st 10lbs Oliver Stammers 10.95
06/07/18 Doncaster 4/6 Flat 7f 6y Gd/Frm 9st 0lbs P. J. McDonald 6.6
28/06/18 Newcastle 7/14 Flat 1m 5y Slow 8st 13lbs P. J. McDonald 15.21

Much improved when winning 11-runner Group 3 Abu Dhabi Championship at Abu Dhabi (10.9f, good) 18 days ago by 2¼ lengths from Majestic Mambo. Expected to be bang there.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
21/03/21 Abu Dhabi 1/11 Flat 1m 2f 206y Good + 9st 0lbs Antonio Fresu -
05/03/21 Jebel Ali 1/12 Flat 1m 209y Fast + 8st 8lbs Antonio Fresu 18.96
07/02/21 Abu Dhabi 6/16 Flat 1m 3f 205y Good 8st 13lbs Richard Mullen -
16/01/21 Meydan 4/14 Flat 1m 1f 207y Good z 8st 13lbs Richard Mullen 6.74
13/12/20 Abu Dhabi 4/13 Flat 1m 2f 206y Good z 8st 11lbs Richard Mullen -
28/11/20 Sharjah 9/16 Flat 1m 99y Fast z 9st 2lbs Richard Mullen -
08/11/20 Abu Dhabi 1/16 Flat 6f 211y Good z 9st 1lbs Richard Mullen -
12/03/20 Meydan 4/11 Flat 7f 210y Fast v 8st 7lbs Richard Mullen 32.28
29/02/20 Meydan 11/12 Flat 1m 1f 98y Fast v 9st 2lbs Tadhg O'Shea 46.58
21/02/20 Jebel Ali 8/11 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast v 9st 0lbs Richard Mullen 26.96
30/01/20 Meydan 6/9 Flat 7f 210y Fast v 8st 6lbs Richard Mullen 25
28/02/19 Meydan 7/9 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast b 9st 1lbs Tadhg O'Shea 32.39
17/01/19 Meydan 9/11 Flat 7f 210y Fast b 9st 3lbs Tadhg O'Shea 29.39
06/07/18 Prairie Meadows 7/8 Flat 1m 1f Fast 8st 3lbs Florent Geroux -
02/06/18 Churchill Downs 1/6 Flat 1m 1f Fast 8st 10lbs Florent Geroux -
05/05/18 Churchill Downs 3/8 Flat 1m 110y Fast 8st 11lbs Javier Castellano -
23/03/18 Santa Anita 6/7 Flat 1m 110y Std B 8st 8lbs Drayden Van Dyke -
03/02/18 Santa Anita 6/9 Flat 1m 1f Fast B 8st 8lbs Mike E. Smith -
26/12/17 Santa Anita 5/9 Flat 7f Fast B 8st 8lbs Mike E. Smith -
25/11/17 Del Mar 2/7 Flat 1m 1f Fast B 8st 6lbs Rafael Bejarano -
28/10/17 Santa Anita 3/7 Flat 1m Fast B 8st 6lbs Rafael Bejarano -

Latest win here in January. Bit below form 12¾ lengths eighth of 15 to Remorse in handicap at Meydan (9.9f, 12/1) 28 days ago. Up in trip. Makes turf debut.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/03/21 Meydan 8/15 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast B 9st 5lbs Pat Cosgrave 21.35
18/02/21 Meydan 5/10 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast B 8st 7lbs Tadhg O'Shea 4.95
30/01/21 Meydan 1/15 Flat 7f 210y Fast B 9st 2lbs N. M. Crosse 8.74
16/01/21 Meydan 1/11 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast B 8st 13lbs N. M. Crosse 42
17/12/20 Meydan 9/16 Flat 6f 211y Fast 8st 13lbs Tom Marquand 17.59
27/06/19 Belmont Park 4/6 Flat 1m Fast B 8st 6lbs Joel Rosario -
14/04/19 Aqueduct 4/6 Flat 1m Fast B 8st 8lbs Kendrick Carmouche -
09/03/19 Turfway Park 10/11 Flat 1m 1f Fast B 8st 11lbs Sheldon Russell -
01/02/19 Aqueduct 2/5 Flat 1m Fast B 8st 12lbs Manuel Franco -
06/01/19 Aqueduct 1/5 Flat 1m Slow B 8st 7lbs Manuel Franco -

Latest win at Jebel Ali in February. 10/1, respectable 6¼ lengths third of 15 to Remorse in handicap at Meydan (9.9f) 28 days ago. Back up in trip. Makes turf debut. Has good chance on pick of form.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/03/21 Meydan 3/15 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 9st 1lbs Pat Dobbs 17
19/02/21 Jebel Ali 1/10 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 9st 7lbs Pat Dobbs 4.36
23/01/21 Al Ain 1/14 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 9st 11lbs Pat Dobbs -
07/06/20 Lingfield Park 3/11 Flat 1m 4f Std/Slow 9st 5lbs Kieran O'Neill 2.58
25/11/19 Chelmsford City 3/13 Flat 1m 2f Slow 9st 2lbs Kieran O'Neill 13.71
05/11/19 Kempton Park 10/14 Flat 1m Std/Slow 9st 2lbs Harry Bentley 14.5

50/1 and tongue strap on for 1st time, 11¾ lengths sixth of 8 to Volcanic Sky in Nad Al Sheba Trophy at this course (14f, good) 42 days ago.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
25/02/21 Meydan 6/8 Flat 1m 5f 213y Good z 9st 0lbs Harry Bentley 57.65
05/02/21 Jebel Ali 10/12 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 9st 0lbs Adrie de Vries 51.03
21/01/21 Meydan 10/14 Flat 1m 3f 216y Good 8st 2lbs Sandro De Paiva 143.79
10/10/20 Newmarket (Rowley) 16/34 Flat 2m 2f Gd/Sft 8st 13lbs Andrea Atzeni 25.24
18/09/20 Ayr 1/6 Flat 2m 1f 105y Gd/Sft 9st 12lbs Joe Fanning 4.53
29/08/20 Newmarket (July) 2/7 Flat 1m 6f Gd/Sft 9st 4lbs Andrea Atzeni 10.55
16/08/20 Ripon 4/6 Flat 1m 6f Gd/Sft 10st 2lbs Oliver Stammers 4.1
08/08/20 Ascot 2/10 Flat 1m 7f 209y Gd/Frm 8st 11lbs Andrea Atzeni 34
25/07/20 Newmarket (July) 4/4 Flat 1m 6f Gd/Frm 9st 4lbs Joe Fanning 5.63
27/06/20 Newcastle 1/7 Flat 2m 56y Slow 9st 10lbs Joe Fanning 5.68
09/06/20 Chelmsford City 9/9 Flat 1m 6f Slow 8st 6lbs Joe Fanning 9.24
11/10/19 York 8/17 Flat 1m 5f 188y Soft 8st 10lbs Jason Hart 69.59
07/09/19 Haydock Park 5/12 Flat 1m 6f Gd/Sft 8st 9lbs Franny Norton 65.89
10/08/19 Chelmsford City 5/6 Flat 1m 6f Slow 9st 7lbs Jason Watson 14.85
31/07/19 Sandown Park 5/5 Flat 1m 6f Good 9st 13lbs Joe Fanning 3.35
26/07/19 Thirsk 1/6 Flat 2m 13y Good 8st 10lbs Joe Fanning 1.55
19/07/19 Haydock Park 2/6 Flat 1m 6f Gd/Sft 9st 1lbs Joe Fanning 7.5
13/07/19 Salisbury 3/4 Flat 1m 6f 44y Gd/Frm 9st 0lbs P. J. McDonald 1.81
02/07/19 Hamilton Park 1/5 Flat 1m 5f 16y Good 8st 13lbs P. J. McDonald 2.22
20/06/19 Lingfield Park 1/6 Flat 1m 4f Std 9st 7lbs Franny Norton 4.4
21/04/19 Southwell 3/6 Flat 1m 4f 14y Std 9st 7lbs Joe Fanning 2.14

Respectable 9¼ lengths seventh of 15 to Remorse in handicap at Meydan (9.9f, 14/1) 28 days ago. Back up in trip. Can give a good account without posing serious threat to principals.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/03/21 Meydan 7/15 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 0 9st 0lbs Xavier Ziani 17.53
26/02/21 Al Ain 1/10 Flat 1m 7f 200y Fast 9st 5lbs Royston Ffrench -
19/02/21 Jebel Ali 2/10 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 0 9st 3lbs Royston Ffrench 5.34
30/01/21 Meydan 1/10 Flat 1m 2f 206y Fast 0 8st 6lbs Mickael Barzalona 15.44
23/01/21 Al Ain 13/14 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 0 9st 8lbs Royston Ffrench -
08/01/21 Jebel Ali 4/12 Flat 7f 210y Fast 0 9st 2lbs Royston Ffrench 8.69
25/11/19 Chelmsford City 7/13 Flat 1m 2f Slow 9st 2lbs Robert Havlin 3.95
19/11/19 Kempton Park 6/14 Flat 1m Std/Slow 9st 2lbs Kieran Shoemark 5
06/11/19 Nottingham 2/11 Flat 1m 75y Heavy 9st 5lbs Robert Havlin 5.2

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

IRISH FREEDOM was a winner in Group 3 company last time and has strong claims of following up back in a handicap. Remorse gets the vote for second, while Pharoah King is one to bear in mind as well.

Betting Forecast

33/1 Good Tidings (Fr), 8/1 Al Qaqaa (Usa), 14/1 Firnas, 6/1 Remorse (Ire), 25/1 Poet's Society, 3/1 Irish Freedom (Usa), 20/1 Twelfthofneverland (Usa), 4/1 Pharoah King (Usa), 16/1 Mondain, 9/1 Book Review
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