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Friday, January 11, 2002


1.50 Victor Chandler Chase
10/3-Wahiba Sands, 7/2-Get Real, 6-Exit Swinger, 6-Redemption, 7-Davoski, 8-Killutagh Storm, 20-Wave Rock, 9/2-Turgeonev

2.20 victorchandler.co.uk Handicap Hurdle
6-Rooster Booster, 11/4-Regal Exit, 8-Got One Too, 25-Veridian, 3-Benbyas, 14-Moving On Up, 9-Lisaan, 7/2-Orsuno, 25-Irish Fashion, 100-Polydamas

3.10 Tote Scoop6 Warwickshire Gold Cup Chase
8-Legal Right, 9-Beau, 8-Young Spartacus, 9-Earthmover, 7/2-Take Control, 7-Hati Roy, 25-Logician, 7/2-Royale De Vassy, 16-Narrow Water, 20-The Last Fling, 11-Browjoshy 20-Ardstown


Two healthy sized rollover pools carry over to the Scoop6 races this Saturday from Warwick and Newcastle, and by the time the pools close tomorrow there could be up to £250,000 in prize money lining their sides.

"Roger Luckham ended 2001 by turning his £2 into a £164,000 Scoop6 haul, and the opportunity is there tomorrow for another punter to start the 2002 by landing the first part of what could potentially be a £250,000 Sccop6 windfall," said Tote spokesman Jeremy Scott.

"The pools are already well stocked with £74,491 lining the Win fund and £96,158 sitting in the Bonus Prize Fund, and with punters having got the taste for big Tote bet rollovers this week-following two large mid-week Jackpot rollovers-expect the momentum behind the Scoop6 pools to step up another gear tomorrow."

Saturday's Scoop6 legs are:

leg 1 1.30 Warwick - Pertemps Handicap Chase
leg 2 2.00 Warwick - Pertemps Leamington Novices' Hurdle
leg 3 2.15 Newcastle - Cantor Index 'Dipper' Novices' Chase
leg 4 2.35 Warwick - Gerrard Tolworth Hurdle
leg 5 3.10 Warwick - Tote Scoop6 Warwickshire Gold Cup
leg 6 3.40 Warwick - Pertemps Handicap Hurdle


FYI Channel Four Racing's Saturday 12th January is broadcast includes seven live races from Warwick & Newcastle Racecourses:

The Morning Line 9 - 10am
Afternoon Racing 1.15 - 4.00pm

1.30 Pertemps Handicap Chase
2.00 Pertemps Leamington Novices' Hurdle
2.35 Gerrard Tolworth Hurdle
3.10 Tote Scoop6 Warwickshire Gold Cup Chase
3.40 Pertemps Handicap Hurdle

1.45 Cantor Movies Novices' Hurdle
2.15 Cantor Index 'Dipper' Novices Chase


Andrew Reid / Dispol Evita

The Disciplinary Committee of the Jockey Club, on 11th January 2002, considered an appeal lodged by Andrew Reid, the trainer of DISPOL EVITA, placed first in the Littlewoods Bet Direct On 0800 329 393 Selling Stakes on 8th January 2002, against the decision of the Lingfield Stewards to find that DISPOL EVITA had accidentally interfered with BATTLE LINE placed second, that the interference had improved DISPOL EVITA's placing, and to alter the placings.

The Committee heard evidence from Reid, Martin Dwyer, the rider of DISPOL EVITA and Jimmy Fortune, the rider of BATTLE LINE. It also viewed video recordings of the race.

Having considered the evidence, the Committee found that DISPOL EVITA had interfered with BATTLE LINE and that the interference was accidental.

The Committee was not satisfied that DISPOL EVITA had improved her placing in respect of the interference with BATTLE LINE. It therefore upheld the appeal and placed DISPOL EVITA first and BATTLE LINE second.


Nad Al Sheba Review - Thursday January 10, 2002

Gary Hind returned to multiple success in the Emirates last Thursday night, a winning double highlighting his evening with the prospect of much more to come following the explosive performance of Conroy in the Conditions event over 1,000m.

Conroy recorded 56.6 seconds for the 1,000m at Nad Al Sheba, the fastest ever run over the course by more than two seconds, the horse defeating Orchestrated by three lengths with Ramp And Rave, the 1999 Nad Al Sheba Sprint winner, over four lengths away third.

The time was so quick that stewards and the judge had to double check the time before it was announced official.

For Hind, this was his first double in the Emirates since his return, the jockey a former leading rider in the UAE prior to spending a season in Bahrain.

He returned to the Emirates for 2001/2002 and linked with the Jaci Wickham Stable although his two winners last Thursday night came through different stables, for Dhruba Selvaratnam he partnered Shaalayn to victory in the 2,400m handicap and for Dhruba¹s brother Aditiyan aboard Conroy. Conroy has won two from his four starts this season and on his first win he did record faster time than what Vulpix recorded in winning the Open sprint when defeating the subsequent Al Shindagha Sprint winner Glad Master.

His only failure was his start prior to last Thursday when he was a long way back behind Flight Pattern in the Al Shindagha Sprint Prep though according to his trainer, the horse never handled the turf track and this was the excuse for that failure.

Michael Hills and Paddy Rudkin continued their good recent success with a winning double, Historical very impressive in the Maiden before Tangram accounted for a good field in the 1,200m turf sprint.

Reigning champion jockey Ted Durcan also secured a double as did trainer Satish Seemar, winning the opening Purebred Arabian event with Quick Reply before the former John Gosden-trained Dubai Midnight made a successful UAE debut in the final event, a 1,700m Maiden for three-year-olds.

Sunday, January 10, 2002
Weather: Fine. Dirt Track: Fast. Turf Track: Good

All races dirt unless stated.

Key: The number in bold is the race number for the season. The figures beside the race conditions (ie 00-80) are for horses rated in that division and these figures are in pounds. The UAE Dirham (Dhs) is fixed at US$3.68.

154: Race One. Purebred Arabians. 1,500m. 4YOs 45-65 5YOs+ 35-55. Prizemoney: Dhs62,500. 1st: Dhs31,250. 2nd: Dhs15,000. 3rd: Dhs8,750. 4th: Dhs5,625. 5th: Dhs1,875.

1. QUICK REPLY (US) 59kg
1997 b h Wiking - Fast Forward (Asjah Ibn Faleh)
Owner: Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
Breeder: Godolphin Racing Inc
Trainer: S Seemar. Jockey: T Durcan.

2. ASK A MAN (US) 56.5kg
1997 ch h Tomanchie - Gaibaska (Bask-O-Zel)
Owner: Salem Rashid Ghadayer
Breeder: Godolphin Racing Inc
Trainer: S Seemar. Jockey: M Hills.

1996 b h Djourman - Jariya (Irmak)
Owner: Sheikh Khalifa bin Mohammed Al Thani
Breeder: J-M Puech
Trainer: D Duncan. Jockey: P Smullen.

Then came (in order): Easter Moon (FR), Izmana (FR), Amourette D'Or (FR), Anteres Del Sol (FR), Sheik To Sheik (US), Jelzid (FR), Saleel (FR), Djebel Simba (FR), Yathoom (FR), Mjeru Tu (FR), Ghassan (FR), Ankh Taoui (FR). N/R: Asheer (FR). 15 ran. Margins: Nk, 3.25len. Time: 1:41.53.

155: Race Two. Thoroughbreds. 2,000m. NH 4YOs+ & SH 3YOs+ Maiden. Prizemoney: Dhs55,000. 1st: Dhs27,500. 2nd: Dhs13,200. 3rd: Dhs7,700. 4th: Dhs4,950. 5th: Dhs1,650.

1. HISTORICAL (GB) 55.5kg
1998 ch g Rainbow Quest - Niodini (Nijinsky)
Owner: Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
Breeder: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Trainer: P Rudkin. Jockey: M Hills.

1997 ch c Seeking The Gold - Secrettame (Secretariat)
Owner: Sheikh Rashid bin Maktoum Al Maktoum
Breeder: Dr W O Reed
Trainer: P Brette. Jockey: W Ryan.

3. DUBAI MOON (USA) 55.5kg
1998 b c Seattle Slew - Headline (Machiavellian)
Owner: Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
Breeder: Darley Stud Management Inc
Trainer: S Seemar. Jockey: J Carroll.

Then came (in order): Monjez (IRE), Mafnood (GB), Continuation (IRE), Barig (IRE), Umm Suqaim (NZ), Seeking Stones (USA). 9 ran. Margins: 6len, .5len. Time: 2:05.21.

156: Race Three. Purebred Arabians. 1,300m. NH 4YOs+ & SH 3YOs+ 50-70. Prizemoney: Dhs70,000. 1st: Dhs35,000. 2nd: Dhs16,800. 3rd: Dhs9,800. 4th: Dhs6,300. 5th: Dhs2,100.

1. ZAI AL QAMAR (FR) 53.5kg
1995 b h Dormane - Jaffa du Berlais (Baj)
Owner: Sheikh Rashid bin Ahmed Al Mualla
Breeder: Mme Laure Giethlen Cadiergues
Trainer: A Smith. Jockey: W Smith.

2. VIRIKIS (US) 54kg
1997 gr c Vigule Al Maury - Tikis Wing Beat (Flaming Streak)
Owner: Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
Breeder: Godolphin Racing Inc
Trainer: S Seemar. Jockey: T Durcan.

3. SABEAR (FR) 52kg
1996 ch f Dormane - CR Samborsta (Sambor)
Owner: HH The President
Breeder: Ecurie Al Ain
Trainer: L Y Carter. Jockey: A Delpech.

Then came (in order): Al Shamikh (FR), WFA Lancer (GB), Magreb de Piboul (FR), Babylon (FR), El Hadzin Deleyre (FR), Khateer (FR), Tchula (US), Tarek (FR), Sunny Surprise (US). 12 ran. Margins: .5len, 4len. Time: 1:26.61.

157: Race Four. Thoroughbreds. 2,400m. NH 4YOs+ & SH 3YOs+ 70-90.

Prizemoney: Dhs85,000. 1st: Dhs42,500. 2nd: Dhs20,400. 3rd: Dhs11,900. 4th: Dhs7,650. 5th: Dhs2,550.

1. SHAALAYN (GB) 52 carr 52.5kg
1996 b h In The Wings - Maid Of Kashmir (Dancing Brave)
Owner: Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Breeder: Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Trainer: D Selvaratnam. Jockey: G Hind.

2. ZAYA (GB) 60kg
1995 ch g Zafonic - Ayah (Secreto)
Owners: Sh Maktoum bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
Breeder: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Trainer: E Charpy. Jockey: J Carroll.

1995 ch h Unfuwain - Forest Lair (Habitat)
Owner: Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Breeder: Shadwell Estate Co Ltd
Trainer: P Rudkin. Jockey: R Hills.

Then came (in order): Jamrr (IRE), Carnival Lad (USA), Buy Or Sell (IRE). 6 ran. Margins: 1.75len, Nk. Time: 2:31.72.

158: Race Five. Thoroughbreds. 1,200m. NH 4YOs+ & SH 3YOs+ 60-85. (Turf) Prizemoney: Dhs80,000. 1st: Dhs40,000. 2nd: Dhs19,200. 3rd: Dhs11,200. 4th: Dhs7,200. 5th: Dhs2,400.

1. TANGRAM (IRE) 55.5kg
1998 br c Indian Ridge - Tanami (Green Desert)
Owner: M M R M
Breeder: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Trainer: P Rudkin. Jockey: M Hills.

2. YAJREE (IRE) 62kg
1995 b g Selkirk - Ustka (Lomond)
Owner: Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Breeder: London Thoroughbred Services Ltd
Trainer: D Selvaratnam. Jockey: P Smullen.

1996 b g College Chapel - Blusher (Blushing Groom)
Owner: Silver Fern Syndicate
Breeder: Mrs EYC & Mr RAL Korenhoff
Trainer: K Hawtin. Jockey: H Tinsley.

Then came (in order): Royal Dance (USA), Quito (IRE), Designer (USA), Blue Star (GB), Hunting Tiger (GB), Bin Cyclone (USA). 9 ran. Margins: .5len, 3.25len. Time: 1:12.01.

159: Race Six. Thoroughbreds. 1,000m. NH 4YOs+ & SH 3YOs+ Conds. Prizemoney: Dhs125,000. 1st: Dhs62,500. 2nd: Dhs30,000. 3rd: Dhs17,500. 4th: Dhs11,250. 5th: Dhs3,750.

1 CONROY (USA) 57kg
1998 ch g Gone West - Crystal Gazing (El Gran Senor)
Owner: Mohammed Al Jamali
Breeder: Darley Stud Management Co Ltd
Trainer: A Selvaratnam. Jockey: G Hind.

1996 b g Palace Music - Madam Zoffany (Zoffany)
Owner: Rodney Dufficy
Breeder: Daw Investments Pty
Trainer: J Sadler. Jockey: C Williams.

1994 ch h Ramplett - Turbonative (Sitzmark)
Owner: Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Breeder: Fox Fire Farms Inc
Trainer: D Selvaratnam. Jockey: P Smullen.

Then came (in order): Moonis (GB), Qixl (NZ). N/R: Legalis (USA). 6 ran. Margins: 3len, 4.5len. Time: 56.60.

160: Race Seven. Thoroughbreds. 1,700m. NH & SH 3YOs Maiden. Prizemoney: Dhs55,000. 1st: Dhs27,500. 2nd: Dhs13,200. 3rd: Dhs7,700. 4th: Dhs4,950. 5th: Dhs1,650.

1999 ch c Saint Ballado - Lituya Bay (Empery)
Owner: Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
Breeder: Four Horsmens Ranch
Trainer: S Seemar. Jockey: T Durcan.

2. MR FEAR (ARG) 58kg
1998 b c Numerous - Lahfeh (Coxs Ridge)
Owner: Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Breeder: Firmamento
Trainer: E Charpy. Jockey: R Hills.

1999 dk b/br f Take Me Out - No Test (Nodouble)
Owner: Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
Breeder: Parkway Farm Inc
Trainer: J Frazier. Jockey: F Herholdt.

Then came (in order): Lets Roll Maggie (USA), Lanzador (ARG), Saracen (IRE), Privilege (USA), Senafi (GB), Outsmarted (USA), High Wave (USA), Spanish Bells (GB). 11 ran. Margins: .75len, 4.25len. Time: 1:44.92.

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