17:25 Meydan

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

Dubai Trophy Sponsored By Dp World Uae Region Stakes (Class )

  • Distance: 5f 212y
  • Age: 3 years old+
  • Runners: 10
  • Prize: £183,650
  • Race status: Weighed In

Full result

Promising individual. 6/5, won 11-runner minor event at Lingfield (6f, AW), impressively. Off 91 days. May well do better and very much the one to beat.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
15/10/20 Lingfield Park 1/11 Flat 6f 1y Std 9st 0lbs Callum Shepherd 2.27
30/09/20 Kempton Park 2/9 Flat 6f Slow 9st 0lbs Pat Cosgrave 2.82
08/09/20 Newcastle 2/9 Flat 7f 14y Std/Slow 9st 0lbs Callum Shepherd 2.76

Lightly-raced winner. 11/5, last of 3 in nursery at Yarmouth (6f, soft). Off 137 days. First run for yard after leaving Charlie Fellowes. Interesting UAE newcomer.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
30/08/20 Yarmouth 3/3 Flat 6f 3y Soft 9st 7lbs Stevie Donohoe 3.6
08/08/20 Ascot 4/7 Flat 6f Gd/Frm 9st 7lbs Stevie Donohoe 16.62
11/07/20 Salisbury 6/12 Flat 6f 213y Gd/Frm 9st 9lbs Stevie Donohoe 8.29
18/06/20 Ascot Chesham Stakes 8/8 Flat 7f Gd/Sft 9st 3lbs James Doyle 4.65
12/06/20 Newbury 1/7 Flat 7f Good 9st 5lbs James Doyle 5.4

Won 8-runner maiden at Catterick (7f, good to firm, 11/2), having run of race. Off 163 days. First run for yard after leaving John Gosden. Merits consideration.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
04/08/20 Catterick Bridge 1/8 Flat 7f 6y Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs Robert Havlin 7.72
15/07/20 Yarmouth 4/7 Flat 7f 3y Gd/Frm 9st 5lbs James Doyle 8.5
20/06/20 Kempton Park 3/6 Flat 7f Std/Slow 9st 5lbs Kieran O'Neill 4.05
07/06/20 Newmarket (Rowley) 7/10 Flat 6f Good 9st 5lbs David Egan 13.97

Fairly useful colt. 12/1, first run since leaving P. & J. Brandt when eleventh of 12 in maiden at Jebel Ali (6f) 27 days ago. Ought to fare better back on turf.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
18/12/20 Jebel Ali 11/12 Flat 5f 212y Fast 9st 0lbs Jose Santiago 16.86
11/09/20 Saint-Cloud 7/8 Flat 6f 211y Good B 9st 2lbs Theo Bachelot 9.22
23/08/20 Deauville 9/9 Flat 5f 212y Gd/Sft B 9st 0lbs Maxime Guyon 168.96
08/08/20 Deauville 2/8 Flat 6f 102y Std B 9st 2lbs Theo Bachelot 10.3

Fair colt. Fifth of 12 in maiden (10/1) at Jebel Ali (6f) 27 days ago.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
18/12/20 Jebel Ali 5/12 Flat 5f 212y Fast 9st 0lbs Fernando Jara 15.16
27/11/20 Jebel Ali 3/5 Flat 4f 214y Fast 9st 0lbs Ryan Curatolo 3.12

Winner at Catterick in July. Fifth of 7 in minor event (8/1) at Ripon (8f, good to soft). Off 136 days. Down in trip. First run for yard after leaving Adrian Nicholls.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
31/08/20 Ripon 5/7 Flat 1m Gd/Sft 9st 6lbs Barry McHugh 11
14/08/20 Chester 5/5 Flat 7f 127y Good 8st 9lbs Barry McHugh 19.13
22/07/20 Catterick Bridge 1/9 Flat 7f 6y Good 9st 3lbs Barry McHugh 17.24
16/06/20 Thirsk 6/8 Flat 7f Good 9st 5lbs Barry McHugh 26.11

Dubawi gelding. Not an easy spot to make debut. Check market for clues.

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Fair colt. 25/1, sixth of 12 in maiden at Jebel Ali (6f) 27 days ago. More needed.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
18/12/20 Jebel Ali 6/12 Flat 5f 212y Fast O 9st 0lbs Antonio Fresu 27.44
03/12/20 Meydan 7/12 Flat 6f 211y Fast h 9st 0lbs Antonio Fresu 27
27/11/20 Jebel Ali 4/5 Flat 4f 214y Fast O 9st 0lbs Szczepan Mazur 15.76

Shanhai Bobby colt. Likely to be one for dirt further down the line.

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Fair gelding. First run since leaving Adrian Nicholls when tenth of 12 in maiden (25/1) at Jebel Ali (6f) 27 days ago. Hard to fancy.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
18/12/20 Jebel Ali 10/12 Flat 5f 212y Fast 9st 0lbs N. M. Crosse 67
06/10/20 Southwell 4/12 Flat 7f 14y Std 9st 5lbs Angus Villiers 12
15/09/20 Redcar 4/12 Flat 7f Gd/Frm 9st 6lbs Barry McHugh 34.82
29/08/20 Redcar 7/12 Flat 5f 217y Heavy 9st 5lbs Barry McHugh 15.04
13/08/20 Hamilton Park 4/11 Flat 6f 6y Gd/Sft 9st 5lbs Barry McHugh 40
01/08/20 Hamilton Park 5/6 Flat 6f 6y Soft 9st 4lbs Barry McHugh 26.28

Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

FIRST SMILE has very good form claims representing the stable that won this race last year. First Prophet should be thereabouts come the business end, while Barber of Seville can't be entirely ruled out.

Betting Forecast

6/4 First Smile (Ire), 11/2 First Prophet (Ire), 10/1 Barber Of Seville, 8/1 Farfar (Usa), 14/1 Tahdeed (Usa), 12/1 Topper Bill (Fr), 33/1 Noble Story (Ire), 33/1 Dignity Joy (Usa), 25/1 Hawa Bilady (Usa), 50/1 Hafeet Star
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