08 July 2009
Race Time:16:55
 Purebred ArabianGroup Race Race
The Abu Dhabi International Stakes (Group 2 PA)
 For purebred arabians, 4 yrs old & upwards. Fillies & mares, 5lbs.
Winning Time: 01:47:74To race over one mile or thereaboutsTurf: Good, G-S
Pos Dist Horse Eqp Wgt Rat Age S/P Trainer/Jockey
1Fryvolous (FR)vis9-1361-3fMr R Simpson
D O'Donohoe
Settled midfield. Went 2nd 3f out going easily. Led 1 1/2f out. Drew clear inside final furlong. Outclassed opposition.
22.50El Rigoletto (FR)bl9-8410-1M. F Rohaut
Francois Xavier Bertras
Waited with. Smooth headway to go 2nd approaching final furlong. Challenged winner but soon beaten. Finished clear 2nd best.
32.50Noble Athlete (FR)9-890716-1Mrs D Thomas
N Callan
Always prominent. 2nd 5f out until dropped back to 5th 2f out. Rallied gamely inside final furlong and stayed on to snatch 3rd near line.
4nkShuhood (GB)bl9-887625-1B Paterson
E Ahern
Led until 1 1/2f out. Soon headed. Still 3rd 1f out. Lost 3rd place place near line.
53.75Aberfeldy (GB)9-394611-1Mr W M Smith
Mr Simon Walker
Waited with. Produced to challenge on outside 2f out. 4th and every chance but no extra final 1 1/2f and weakened.
64.5Tidarbret (GB)9-880433-1Mr D M Batteate
Alan Munro
4th until past halfway. Soon under pressure and weakened.
77.00Skan Skan (NL)bl9-8712-1Ms P Hoiom
Espen Ski
Prominent early stages. Under pressure 3f out and faded.
88.00Marsak (GB)bl9-892512-1Mrs G M Duffield
Richard Hills
Slowly away. Soon under pressure and appeared reluctant. Always last and nil response.