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

Uae 2000 Guineas Trial Stakes Sponsored By Hamdan Bin Mohammed Cruise Terminal (Class )

  • Distance: 7f 210y
  • Age: 3 years old+
  • Runners: 10
  • Prize: £183,650
  • Race status: Weighed In

Full result

Promising type. Unbeaten in 2 starts. 11/10, won 12-runner minor event at Kempton (8f) 57 days ago, plenty in hand. Dirt should suit and sets a high standard.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
18/11/20 Kempton Park 1/12 Flat 1m Slow 9st 9lbs William Buick 2.3
26/10/20 Newcastle 1/9 Flat 1m 5y Std/Slow 9st 5lbs William Buick 5.97

Promising sort. 13/8, won 12-runner maiden at Jebel Ali on debut (6f) 27 days ago. Should have more to offer.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
18/12/20 Jebel Ali 1/12 Flat 5f 212y Fast 9st 0lbs Tom Marquand 3.35

Fair colt. 14/1, 4¼ lengths sixth of 8 to Grand Dubai in maiden at this C&D 28 days ago. Much more required.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
17/12/20 Meydan 6/8 Flat 7f 210y Fast 9st 0lbs Sam Hitchcott 15.01
03/12/20 Meydan 6/12 Flat 6f 211y Fast 9st 0lbs Sam Hitchcott 28.39

Fair colt. 25/1 and blinkered/tongue strap on for 1st time, fourteenth of 15 in handicap at Jebel Ali (6f) 6 days ago. Significantly up in trip. Hard to fancy.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
08/01/21 Jebel Ali 14/15 Flat 5f 212y Fast b 8st 8lbs Sandro De Paiva 32.18
03/12/20 Meydan 9/12 Flat 6f 211y Fast 9st 3lbs Adrie de Vries 17
04/08/20 Lingfield Park 4/12 Flat 7f 1y Slow 9st 8lbs Tom Marquand 4.35
11/07/20 Newcastle 1/11 Flat 7f 14y Slow 9st 5lbs Jason Hart 11.5

Promising individual. Unbeaten in 2 starts. Won 12-runner minor event at this course (7f, 11/2) 42 days ago. Should improve further.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
03/12/20 Meydan 1/12 Flat 6f 211y Fast 9st 3lbs Connor Beasley 10.93
05/11/20 Meydan 1/6 Flat 5f 212y Fast 9st 0lbs Connor Beasley 18.04

Fairly useful colt. 9/2, won 8-runner maiden at this C&D 28 days ago. More needed in this company.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
17/12/20 Meydan 1/8 Flat 7f 210y Fast 9st 0lbs Sandro De Paiva 7.2
03/12/20 Meydan 3/12 Flat 6f 211y Fast 9st 0lbs Sandro De Paiva 12.5
05/11/20 Meydan 3/6 Flat 5f 212y Fast 9st 0lbs Sandro De Paiva 32.25

Eighth of 13 in minor event (10/1) at Newmarket (7f, heavy) on debut 76 days ago. Should progress but surface not sure to suit.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
30/10/20 Newmarket (Rowley) 8/13 Flat 7f Heavy 9st 0lbs Hector Crouch 12.19

Hard Spun colt. Tough spot to make debut.

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Fairly useful colt. 9¾ lengths seventh of 8 to Makaloun in Prix de Conde (14/1) at Chantilly (9f, soft). Off 108 days. First run for yard after leaving P. & J. Brandt. Dirt should suit.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
28/09/20 Chantilly 7/8 Flat 1m 208y Soft 8st 12lbs Theo Bachelot 35.53
22/08/20 Deauville 1/9 Flat 7f 210y Gd/Sft 9st 2lbs Maxime Guyon 28
19/07/20 Chantilly 7/7 Flat 6f 211y Good 8st 12lbs Maxime Guyon 38

Winner at Kempton in September. Third of 11 in minor event (11/8) at Wolverhampton (7.2f). Off 103 days. Dirt the obvious question mark.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
03/10/20 Wolverhampton 3/11 Flat 7f 36y Slow 9st 9lbs Stefano Cherchi 2.8
04/09/20 Kempton Park 1/13 Flat 7f Std/Slow 9st 2lbs Oisin Murphy 12.5
11/08/20 Haydock Park 10/10 Flat 7f 212y Good 9st 5lbs Callum Shepherd 16.62

Fair colt. 1¼ lengths fourth of 8 to Grand Dubai in maiden (14/1) at this C&D 28 days ago. Something to find on form.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
17/12/20 Meydan 4/8 Flat 7f 210y Fast 0 9st 0lbs Royston Ffrench 15.28
03/12/20 Meydan 5/12 Flat 6f 211y Fast 0 9st 0lbs Xavier Ziani 33.09

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

REBEL'S ROMANCE sets a tall standard on what he's already achieved and will prove tough to beat if handling this new surface. Zhou Storm is fancied as the best alternative, while Mouheeb can win the battle for minor honours.

Betting Forecast

9/4 Rebel's Romance (Ire), 5/1 Mouheeb (Usa), 33/1 Al Murqab (Can), 100/1 Chosen Mark (Ire), 9/2 Zhou Storm, 12/1 Grand Dubai (Ire), 33/1 Line Of Attack, 40/1 Sharp Spun, 20/1 Areen (Usa), 8/1 Rich Waters (Ire), 25/1 Talo (Usa)
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