Meydan

  • 16:25 UAE 1000 Guineas Sponsored By Gulf News Listed Stakes 1m

  • Winner 523,838 2nd 198,144 3rd 98,433 4th 45,050
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Sand

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Off time: 16:25:34
16:25 Meydan Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Lovely Pass (IRE) 7/1
2nd Shuruq (USA) 6/1
3rd Music Chart (USA) 5/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (1) 22109-5 Yellow, red epaulettes, red sleeves, yellow, red diamond cap My Special J's (USA) 21
Beaten Favourite
3 8-9 bt J P Shanahan T P O'Shea 20/121.00
2 (2) 1- Yellow, Blue chevron, Yellow sleeves, Blue cap Emotif (ARG) 261
4 9-5 M F De Kock C Soumillon 6/42.50
3 (3) 416-7 royal Blue, red epaulettes, red striped cap Daar Zayed (USA) 21
Distance Winner
3 8-9 t M Al Muhairi James Doyle 66/167.00
4 (4) 41162-3 White, green epaulettes, white, green seams sleeves, green, white star cap More Than Sotka (FR) 21
3 8-9 D Marnane F Lynch 16/117.00
5 (5) 14169- royal Blue, white stripe, white hooped sleeves, white cap Go Angellica (IRE) 117
Distance Winner
3 8-9 D M Simcock R Mullen 16/117.00
6 (6) 31-2 Royal blue, royal blue sleeves, white cap Shuruq (USA) 21
Beaten Favourite
3 8-9 Saeed bin Suroor S De Sousa 85 6/17.00
7 (7) 02251-4 Dark green, dark green sleeves, red, dark green diamond cap Mar Mar (IRE) 21
3 8-9 b1 Saeed bin Suroor W Buick 84 25/126.00
8 (8) 1391- Royal blue, royal blue sleeves, red cap Lovely Pass (IRE) 152
Distance Winner
3 8-9 p M Al Zarooni Ahmed Ajtebi 7/18.00
9 (9) 936121- Black, white stars, yellow sleeves, yellow cap Pure Excellence 96
Distance Winner
3 8-9 M Johnston K Fallon 85 10/111.00
10 (10) 14-1 Royal blue, royal blue sleeves, royal blue cap Music Chart (USA) 21
Course Winner
3 8-9 M Al Zarooni M Barzalona 90 5/23.50

Verdict

The trial for this is usually the best guide and MUSIC CHART beat another Godolphin filly Shuruq narrowly but comfortably enough three weeks ago. More Than Sotka, Mar Mar, My Special J'S and Daar Zayed were all well beaten and it's impossible to see any of the latter quartet turning the tables on the winner, who can complete the double. Go Angellika landed a Listed race at Salisbury in August but couldn't handle the step-up to Group 2 company later and though Pure Excellence won a Listed race for Mark Johnston at Newmarket she's yet to race on an artificial surface. A bigger threat may emerge in the shape of Emotif, an impressive maiden winner at Greyville last summer. Mike De Kock knows what it takes to win these classics and this filly arrives without a prep race so must be considered useful.