05 August 2012
Race Time:13:10
 Purebred Arabian0-90/95 Race
The Wathba Stud Farm Cup Premier Handicap Stakes
 For purebred arabians, 3 yrs old & upwards, rated 0-90.
Winning Time: 02:25:42To race over one mile two furlong or thereaboutsTurf: Good To Firm
Pos Dist Horse Eqp Wgt Rat Age S/P Trainer/Jockey
1Verdora (GB)bl9-075614-1Mr D M Batteate
Jim Crowley
Midfield. Headway to take 4th entering straight. Led 2 1/2fs out. 2l clear final furlong and stayed on strongly.
21.50Zaaqya (GB)9-128745-1Mrs G M Duffield
Tadhg O'Shea
Held up in rear. Last and driven 4f out not going well. Responded to pressure and took 2nd approaching final furlong. Not reach winner closing stages and no extra.
3hdSophia (GB)9-479614-1Ms B Deutrom
Mr T H E Garner
Mid-division. Close up 2f out but slightly outpaced. Good headway final furlong and finished well to take a closing 3rd.
41.25Ambrose (GB)cp9-883816-1Mr W M Smith
Dane O'Neill
Waited with. Driven 4f out. Progress to go 5th 1 1/2fs out. Stayed on final furlong.
50.50Syrah Gris (GB)8-1071616-1Mr A S Newey
Miss R King
Settled just behind leaders. 3rd entering straight. 2nd and effort 2f out. Every chance but weakened final furlong.
61.25Altesse Kossack (NL)9-075614-1Mr P J Hammersley
Mr Stephen Harrison
Soon prominent. Lost place approaching straight and under pressure 4f out. Kept on one pace.
7nkShadiya (GB)8-56658-1Mr A S Newey
Frankie McDonald
Slowly into stride. Soon in rear. Some late progress final 2f but never troubled leaders.
8nkAl Batra'a (OM)9-108575-1Mr S Al Hakmani
Mr Simon Walker
Towards rear and stumbled badly after 3f. Moderate progress final 3f but not recover.
90.50Nasemah (GB)9-138843-1Mrs G M Duffield
Robert Winston
Midfield. Headway and close 3rd 3f out. Every chance but beaten 1f out. Eased close home.
100.50Azwa (GB)10-08949-2Mrs G M Duffield
Martin Dwyer
Soon led. Headed 2 1/2fs out. Soon weakened.
116.00Hotfoot (GB)9-58057-1Mr W M Smith
E Ahern
Midfield. Just behind leaders 3f out but soon driven. Weakened final furlong.
128.00Cosmic Girl (GB)cp8-16254-1Mrs S Farnese
Hayley Burton
Prominent and disputed lead early stages. Still 2nd until weakened quickly out of contention final 3f.
1310.00Noble Athlete (FR)9-2771014-1Mrs D Thomas
Mr M Smith
Sweating. Close up and 3rd 7f out. 5th entering straight but soon under pressure and lost touch. Behind final 2f.