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  • Date: 14 January 2021
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  • Surface: Turf And All Weather
  • Status: To Take Place

Jafza Handicap (Class )

  • Distance: 1m 3f 216y
  • Age: 4 years old+
  • Runners: 11
  • Prize: £92,500
  • Race status: Weighed In

Full result

Lightly-raced winner. 15/8, good third of 7 in handicap at Doncaster (10.2f, firm). Off 152 days. First run for yard after leaving John Gosden. Can give a good account.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
15/08/20 Doncaster 3/7 Flat 1m 2f 43y Firm 9st 7lbs Robert Havlin 2.94
08/07/20 Newbury 5/10 Flat 1m 2f Good 9st 9lbs Frankie Dettori 1.54
16/06/20 Windsor 1/9 Flat 1m 2f Good 9st 5lbs Nicky Mackay 2.84
28/10/19 Kempton Park 7/13 Flat 1m Std 9st 5lbs Robert Havlin 6.2

Very good third of 6 in handicap (11/4) at Chelmsford City (10f). Off 110 days. Can make presence felt.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
26/09/20 Chelmsford City 3/6 Flat 1m 2f Slow 8st 7lbs Kieran O'Neill 3.32
27/02/20 Meydan 4/10 Flat 1m 1f 207y Good 8st 5lbs David Egan 18
30/01/20 Meydan 6/14 Flat 1m 1f 207y Gd/Frm 8st 5lbs Harry Bentley 13.91
19/05/19 Ripon 1/7 Flat 1m 1f 170y Gd/Frm 9st 7lbs Hector Crouch 2.75
29/04/19 Windsor 2/16 Flat 1m 2f Gd/Frm 8st 11lbs Jason Watson 4.6
16/10/18 Leicester 3/10 Flat 1m 53y Gd/Sft 9st 2lbs Oisin Murphy 2.8
22/09/18 Chelmsford City 2/14 Flat 7f Std 9st 2lbs Charles Bishop 9.96

Course winner. Ninth of 14 in handicap at Jebel Ali (9f, 6/1) 34 days ago. Significantly back up in trip.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/12/20 Jebel Ali 9/14 Flat 1m 209y Fast V 9st 11lbs Adrie de Vries 11.5
29/02/20 Meydan 1/14 Flat 1m 4f 23y Good V 8st 7lbs Brett Doyle 80.97
19/12/19 Meydan 10/14 Flat 7f 210y Fast V 8st 8lbs Adrie de Vries 57.45
05/12/19 Meydan 11/15 Flat 6f 211y Fast V 9st 1lbs Pat Cosgrave 50.15
05/10/18 Wolverhampton 1/5 Flat 1m 1f 104y Std V 9st 9lbs David Allan 2.18
25/09/18 Chelmsford City 1/11 Flat 1m Std V 9st 5lbs Oisin Murphy 5.38
03/09/18 Newcastle 1/14 Flat 7f 14y Std/Slow V 9st 12lbs P. J. McDonald 1.85
29/08/18 Lingfield Park 1/12 Flat 7f 1y Std V 9st 5lbs Oisin Murphy 6.43
07/08/18 Newbury 5/9 Flat 7f Gd/Frm 8st 6lbs John Egan 10.86
19/07/18 Leicester 4/11 Flat 7f Gd/Frm 8st 3lbs John Egan 9.67
14/06/18 Nottingham 7/12 Flat 6f 18y Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs Paul Mulrennan 51.99
11/05/18 Lingfield Park 5/8 Flat 4f 217y Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs Luke Morris 38
24/04/18 Brighton 6/8 Flat 5f 60y Gd/Sft 9st 5lbs Luke Morris 4.22

Career best when winning 13-runner handicap at Abu Dhabi (10.9f, good) 32 days ago. Enters calculations.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
13/12/20 Abu Dhabi 1/13 Flat 1m 2f 206y Good 8st 9lbs Adrie de Vries -
12/03/20 Meydan 2/11 Flat 7f 210y Fast V 8st 9lbs Brett Doyle 21
01/03/20 Abu Dhabi 4/16 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 2lbs Sam Hitchcott -
01/02/20 Meydan 5/16 Flat 1m 209y Gd/Frm 9st 3lbs Robert Tart 25.6
19/01/20 Abu Dhabi 5/16 Flat 7f 210y Good 9st 1lbs Robert Tart -
18/10/19 Wolverhampton 6/10 Flat 1m 142y Std 0 8st 8lbs David Egan 17.13
14/09/19 Chelmsford City 3/8 Flat 1m Std 0 9st 6lbs Shane Kelly 24.37
21/08/19 Kempton Park 6/11 Flat 1m Slow 9st 2lbs Shane Kelly 15.24
03/08/19 Goodwood 10/17 Flat 1m 1f 11y Gd/Frm 8st 13lbs Angus Villiers 22
03/07/19 Kempton Park 1/10 Flat 1m Slow 9st 3lbs Shane Kelly 13.41
06/06/19 Longchamp 4/7 Flat 6f 211y Good 0 9st 1lbs Mickael Barzalona 4.02
17/04/19 Newmarket (Rowley) 11/14 Flat 1m Good 9st 3lbs Shane Kelly 25.96
27/03/19 Lingfield Park 4/9 Flat 7f 1y Std 9st 6lbs Shane Kelly 4.7
18/12/18 Deauville 1/15 Flat 7f 100y Std 0 9st 2lbs Pierre-Charles Boudot 4
29/11/18 Deauville 3/12 Flat 6f 102y Std 9st 2lbs Mickael Barzalona 6.6
07/09/18 Ascot 6/12 Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs Shane Kelly 11.02
18/08/18 Deauville 2/7 Flat 5f 212y Good 9st 2lbs Mickael Barzalona 4.3
27/07/18 Ascot 3/6 Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 0lbs Shane Kelly 33.84

Sixth of 14 in handicap at Abu Dhabi (7f, good) 25 days ago. Significantly up in trip. Needs to scale a revival.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
20/12/20 Abu Dhabi 6/14 Flat 6f 211y Good z 9st 0lbs N. M. Crosse -
20/03/20 Jebel Ali 11/11 Flat 1m 209y Fast b 8st 10lbs Richard Mullen 53.8
06/03/20 Jebel Ali 14/14 Flat 6f 211y Fast z 8st 5lbs Jose Santiago 44
03/11/18 Abu Dhabi 1/14 Flat 1m 2f 206y Good z 9st 11lbs Tadhg O'Shea -
23/03/18 Jebel Ali 16/16 Flat 1m 209y Fast v 9st 1lbs Adrie de Vries 60
09/03/18 Jebel Ali 8/11 Flat 1m 209y Fast v 9st 5lbs Tadhg O'Shea 28.52
04/01/18 Meydan 8/10 Flat 7f 210y Fast z 8st 6lbs Connor Beasley 36
14/07/17 Ascot 7/9 Flat 1m 5f 211y Good B 9st 9lbs Adam Kirby 8.99
09/06/17 Goodwood 4/10 Flat 1m 6f Gd/Sft 0 9st 3lbs James Doyle 4.6
27/05/17 Haydock Park 5/8 Flat 2m 45y Firm 8st 12lbs Martin Lane 4.26
10/10/16 Salisbury 6/11 Flat 1m 6f 21y Gd/Sft 9st 2lbs George Baker 5.55
23/09/16 Haydock Park 2/5 Flat 1m 6f Gd/Frm 9st 12lbs Martin Lane 2.45
21/07/16 Sandown Park 1/5 Flat 1m 6f Gd/Frm 9st 0lbs James Doyle 10.35
23/06/16 Hamilton Park 1/6 Flat 1m 1f 34y Gd/Frm 9st 3lbs Phillip Makin 1.7
26/10/15 Redcar 3/10 Flat 1m 1f Gd/Sft 9st 5lbs Phillip Makin 7

14/1, bit below form seventh of 16 in handicap at Jebel Ali (7f) 6 days ago. Significantly up in trip. Makes turf debut. 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
08/01/21 Jebel Ali 7/16 Flat 6f 211y Fast 0 9st 5lbs Richard Mullen 28.17
20/03/20 Jebel Ali 1/11 Flat 1m 209y Fast 0 9st 2lbs Tadhg O'Shea 8
21/02/20 Jebel Ali 8/14 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast V 9st 5lbs Tadhg O'Shea 6.02
07/02/20 Jebel Ali 1/12 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast V 9st 2lbs Tadhg O'Shea 5.7
01/02/20 Meydan 5/16 Flat 6f 211y Fast B 9st 2lbs Pat Cosgrave 6.73
24/01/20 Jebel Ali 5/16 Flat 5f 212y Fast B 9st 3lbs Tadhg O'Shea 5.4
04/01/20 Meydan 9/16 Flat 1m 2f 206y Fast B 8st 10lbs Richard Mullen 6.07
05/12/19 Meydan 2/8 Flat 7f 210y Fast B 9st 2lbs Richard Mullen 2.24
01/11/19 Jebel Ali 2/13 Flat 5f 212y Fast 9st 2lbs Richard Mullen 3.22
02/02/19 Meydan 3/14 Flat 6f 211y Fast 9st 6lbs Tadhg O'Shea 14.76

13/2, career best when winning 12-runner handicap at Jebel Ali (9.7f) 6 days ago. Up in trip.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
08/01/21 Jebel Ali 1/12 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 9st 10lbs Xavier Ziani 8.81
17/12/20 Meydan 5/13 Flat 1m 1f 98y Fast 9st 1lbs Xavier Ziani 37.65
11/12/20 Jebel Ali 2/14 Flat 1m 209y Fast 8st 9lbs Xavier Ziani 13.5
20/11/20 Al Ain 1/12 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 8st 13lbs Xavier Ziani -
13/11/20 Jebel Ali 5/11 Flat 6f 211y Fast B 9st 0lbs Royston Ffrench 7.6
30/10/20 Jebel Ali 5/12 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 9st 1lbs Xavier Ziani 22.54
12/03/20 Meydan 11/16 Flat 7f 210y Fast B 8st 6lbs Xavier Ziani 9.89
29/02/20 Meydan 8/14 Flat 1m 209y Good 0 9st 0lbs Xavier Ziani 27
13/02/20 Meydan 9/13 Flat 1m 1f 98y Good 9st 0lbs Xavier Ziani 306.93
07/02/20 Jebel Ali 7/16 Flat 6f 211y Fast 9st 0lbs Xavier Ziani 67.54
18/01/20 Meydan 10/15 Flat 7f 210y Fast 9st 0lbs Xavier Ziani 75.84

16/1, below form eighth of 14 in handicap at Jebel Ali (9f) 34 days ago. Significantly up in trip. Makes turf debut. Others preferred.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
11/12/20 Jebel Ali 8/14 Flat 1m 209y Fast 0 9st 11lbs Bernardo Pinheiro 26.24
28/11/20 Sharjah 12/16 Flat 1m 99y Fast 0 9st 0lbs Bernardo Pinheiro -
15/11/19 Jebel Ali 4/5 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 0 9st 6lbs Royston Ffrench 4.98
07/11/19 Meydan 3/8 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 0 8st 11lbs Xavier Ziani 30.25
12/04/19 Meydan 12/14 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 0 8st 9lbs Xavier Ziani 32.45
22/03/19 Jebel Ali 4/12 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 0 8st 9lbs Xavier Ziani 10
14/03/19 Meydan 7/10 Flat 1m 2f 206y Fast 0 9st 11lbs Royston Ffrench 21
22/02/19 Jebel Ali 6/10 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 0 9st 0lbs Pat Cosgrave 10.11
08/02/19 Jebel Ali 4/4 Flat 1m 209y Fast 0 9st 2lbs Xavier Ziani 2.8
25/01/19 Jebel Ali 1/5 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 0 8st 11lbs Xavier Ziani 3.66
11/01/19 Jebel Ali 1/6 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 0 9st 5lbs Xavier Ziani 9.31
29/12/18 Sharjah 8/15 Flat 1m 99y Fast 0 9st 5lbs Royston Ffrench -
15/12/18 Sharjah 1/15 Flat 1m 99y Fast 0 8st 10lbs Saeed Al Mazrooei -
22/11/18 Meydan 8/14 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 0 9st 1lbs Royston Ffrench 10.07
08/11/18 Meydan 4/8 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 0 8st 10lbs Royston Ffrench 8.04
01/11/18 Meydan 2/16 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 0 9st 2lbs Royston Ffrench 24.72
03/03/18 Meydan 10/10 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 0 8st 10lbs Mickael Barzalona 6.8
23/02/18 Jebel Ali 3/9 Flat 1m 1f 153y Fast 0 8st 9lbs Xavier Ziani 3.8
08/02/18 Meydan 3/12 Flat 1m 1f 98y Fast 0 8st 5lbs Xavier Ziani 11.5
20/01/18 Meydan 2/12 Flat 1m 2f 206y Fast 0 9st 0lbs Royston Ffrench 6.48
12/01/18 Jebel Ali 1/11 Flat 1m 209y Fast 0 8st 6lbs Xavier Ziani 11

First run since leaving Charlie Appleby when below form 8 lengths seventh of 13 to Harbour Spirit in handicap at Abu Dhabi (10.9f, good) 32 days ago.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
13/12/20 Abu Dhabi 7/13 Flat 1m 2f 206y Good 9st 1lbs Bernardo Pinheiro -
29/09/17 Haydock Park 5/7 Flat 1m 6f Heavy B 9st 7lbs Martin Lane 8.5
13/08/17 Deauville 7/10 Flat 1m 6f 201y Gd/Sft 9st 0lbs Jamie Spencer 8.92
29/07/17 Ascot 1/14 Flat 1m 3f 211y Heavy 9st 1lbs William Buick 3.45
07/07/17 Doncaster 1/12 Flat 1m 3f 197y Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs Martin Lane 23.21

Blinkered for 1st time, last of 13 in handicap (40/1) at Meydan (10.9f) 28 days ago. Uphill task.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
17/12/20 Meydan 13/13 Flat 1m 2f 206y Fast b 8st 9lbs Fabrice Veron 55
11/12/20 Jebel Ali 13/14 Flat 1m 209y Fast v 9st 5lbs Connor Beasley 23.36
05/11/20 Meydan 8/10 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast h 8st 8lbs Tadhg O'Shea 24.31
02/02/20 Abu Dhabi 10/11 Flat 1m 2f 206y Good z 9st 1lbs Royston Ffrench -
18/01/20 Meydan 8/14 Flat 1m 3f 216y Gd/Frm z 9st 3lbs Szczepan Mazur 19.95
28/12/19 Sharjah 14/16 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast 9st 10lbs Jamie Spencer -
02/11/19 Chelmsford City 7/9 Flat 1m 6f Slow 8st 6lbs David Probert 14
01/06/19 Doncaster 4/6 Flat 1m 6f 115y Gd/Frm 9st 4lbs David Probert 4.7
02/05/19 Chelmsford City 1/5 Flat 1m 6f Std 9st 7lbs Jamie Spencer 2.74
13/04/19 Wolverhampton 1/11 Flat 1m 4f 51y Std/Slow 8st 7lbs David Probert 4.5
13/03/19 Lingfield Park 2/8 Flat 1m 2f Std 8st 7lbs Andrea Atzeni 2.02
08/10/18 Windsor 3/11 Flat 1m 31y Soft 9st 2lbs Richard Kingscote 9.6
17/08/18 Newmarket (July) 9/13 Flat 1m Gd/Sft 9st 2lbs Tom Queally 14

Well-beaten last of 13 to Harbour Spirit in handicap at Abu Dhabi (10.9f, good) 32 days ago. Others have achieved more.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
13/12/20 Abu Dhabi 13/13 Flat 1m 2f 206y Good z 9st 11lbs Saif Al Balushi -
05/11/20 Meydan 9/10 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast z 8st 9lbs Fabrice Veron 24.13
12/03/20 Meydan 8/11 Flat 7f 210y Fast h 8st 13lbs Fabrice Veron 36
29/02/20 Meydan 10/12 Flat 1m 1f 98y Fast h 9st 5lbs Kevin Stott 15
01/02/20 Meydan 4/15 Flat 7f 210y Fast h 9st 5lbs Fabrice Veron 70
23/01/20 Meydan 12/15 Flat 1m 1f 207y Fast h 8st 10lbs Fabrice Veron 47.98
02/01/20 Meydan 9/10 Flat 1m 1f 98y Fast 8st 5lbs Fabrice Veron 75.93
12/04/19 Newbury 7/7 Flat 2m 2f Soft 9st 10lbs William Buick 2.62
14/01/19 Wolverhampton 2/6 Flat 2m 120y Std 9st 5lbs Adam Kirby 2.88
15/12/18 Newcastle 2/8 Flat 2m 56y Std/Slow 9st 3lbs James Doyle 2.8
29/11/18 Kempton Park 1/6 Flat 1m 1f 219y Slow 9st 12lbs Adam Kirby 1.58
28/07/17 Newmarket (July) 1/12 Flat 1m 4f Soft 9st 3lbs Adam Kirby 3.41
14/06/17 Haydock Park 2/10 Flat 1m 3f 140y Gd/Frm 8st 13lbs William Buick 4.6

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

GLOBAL HEAT posted a pair of good efforts at this track last winter and is clearly the one to beat. Nova Roma is interesting on UAE debut, while Harbour Spirit arrives in good order.

Betting Forecast

4/1 Nova Roma, 7/4 Global Heat (Ire), 7/1 Hard Taskmaster (Ire), 14/1 Harbour Spirit (Fr), 12/1 Parliamentarian (Ire), 16/1 Majestic Thunder (Ire), 14/1 Miracle Maker (Usa), 50/1 Bois De Boulogne (Usa), 28/1 Royal Associate, 66/1 Emirates Empire (Ire), 40/1 Festival Of Ages (Usa)
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