P. Merven

Trainer: M. Patrick Merven

After a season as trainer for the former Wahed Essa stable in 1995, Patrick Merven started his own stable in 1996. After a slow start, he has shown big progress in the past 4 seasons, which have included finishing runner-up in the Stable championship in 2013 and 2014, and also Liquid Motion being crowned champion horse in 2013. Patrick Merven has a total of 306 wins, and has scored one classic win - saddling the 1993 Maiden Cup winner Home Style. With the possession of good horses, he will be looking to add to his tally of classic wins.

Trainer since: 1995 (Absent fron 2004 to 2006)

Stables : Merven and Wahed Essa (1995)

Record (as at 31st December 2015): 306 wins and 1033 places for 3164 nominations and gains amounting to Rs. 65,240,250

Best Season: 2014 (47 wins and 149 placings for 438 runners and Stakesmoney amounting to Rs. 12, 523,000).

Jockey: J. Winks

Past performances
Year Eff Winners Rank Entries Wins 2nd 3rd 4th Unplaced Stakes Money (Rs) Cups %1sts Seq1 Seq2
2015 57 22 3 329 30 35 52 46 166 8922000 21 9.1 36 3
2014 60 29 2 438 47 47 54 48 242 12523000 22 10.7 26 5
2013 61 28 2 427 46 48 51 55 227 12243000 30 10.8 21 2
2012 49 22 4 318 38 33 47 32 168 8727000 17 11.9 44 3
List of horses
# Horse Pedigree Age Rating
1 Donnie Brasco ASHAAWES (USA) - MAGNIFICENT MAGGIE 7 58
2 Fortissimo FORT BELUGA - DANCING RHAPSODY 5 56
3 Greys Inn Control GREYS INN - TIME CONTROL 7 51
4 Sir Earl Grey THE SHEIK - ODYSSEY 5 51
5 Beluga ARGONAUT - CASHMERE'n CAVIAR 4 51
6 Down Under FORT WOOD (USA) - LADY BRONZER (USA) 5 50
7 Guilty As Charged BEZRIN (USA) - MS GOLDFINGER 5 42
8 Kruger Rand GOLDKEEPER (USA) - DUCHESS DRIVE 8 41
9 Moi Power BRAVE TIN SOLDIER (USA) - MOI PARK (AUS) 5 38
10 Bikini Billy REBEL KING - PALM BLUE 4 36
11 Seeking The Dream OVERLOAD (USA) - DOLLY ROCKER 6 36
12 Colonel Bling TIGER RIDGE (USA) - LADY BLING 5 34
13 Avail VISIONAIRE (USA) - GRAIL MAIDEN (AUS) 4 33
14 Criss Cross Man WINDRUSH (USA) - LASSITER 4 33
15 Triad Of Fortune JAY PEG - SUPER RADIANCE 5 32
16 Bridegroom Bertie ALBERT HALL (GB) - CONSUL'S BRIDE 5 30
17 Kentucky Bluegrass DYNASTY - CASEY KENTUCKY 6 29
18 Seven League Boots MAMBO IN SEATTLE (USA) - SOUTHERN CROSS (ARG) 4 29
19 Jullidar JUST AS WELL (USA) - LYDARA (USA) 4 24
20 Fyrkat STRONGHOLD (GB) - HABIB LAZIZA (BRZ) 6 22
21 Mighty Lion LION TAMER - LA PIGEONNE 7 19