P. Merven

Trainer: M. Patrick Merven

As trainer for the ex-Wahed Essa stable, Patrick Merven met with plenty of success. He would eventually open his own stable and it is not until this decade that things have gone very well for him.

From 2012 to 2015, he was a regular presence in the top 4 in the Trainers' standings, finishing runner-up in 2013 and 2014. He has also saddled one champion horse - Liquid Motion (2013), while last year he saddled Beat The Retreat to the Sprinters' championship.

Trainer since: 1995 (Absent fron 2004 to 2006)

Stables : Merven and Wahed Essa (1995)

Record (as at December 31st 2017) 359 wins and 1170 places for 3534 nominations and gains amounting to Rs 78,486,250

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

Jockey: I. Chisty

Past performances
Year Eff Winners Rank Entries Wins 2nd 3rd 4th Unplaced Stakes Money (Rs) Cups %1sts Seq1 Seq2
2017 33 15 5 178 25 22 31 16 84 6758000 12 14.0 17 14
2016 39 16 5 192 28 25 23 20 96 6538000 17 14.6 17 2
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 Maximizer QUERARI (GER) - MONOPOLY 5 66
2 Dance On Air KAHAL (GB) - DANCER'S DELIGHT 6 62
3 Belenos JUDPOT(USA) - SUNSET SAILS 6 53
4 Ice Run WESTERN WINTER (USA) - BLUE LACE AGATE 6 52
5 Talbec HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) - LOVINGONYOURMIND 6 49
6 Avail VISIONAIRE (USA) - GRAIL MAIDEN (AUS) 6 45
7 Choir Of Angels PATHFORK (USA) - SUPER SINGER (USA) 5 44
8 Soldier's Code WESTERN WINTER (USA) - BARDOT 6 42
9 Down Under FORT WOOD (USA) - LADY BRONZER (USA) 7 41
10 Seven League Boots MAMBO IN SEATTLE (USA) - SOUTHERN CROSS (ARG) 6 40
11 In The Loop OVERLOAD (AUS) - SILVER HALO 6 38
12 Varadiso VAR (USA) - PARADISO 5 36
13 Liquid Dynamite DYNASTY - LANQUID LADY (USA) 5 35
14 Jullidar JUST AS WELL (USA) - LYDARA (USA) 6 34
15 Gold Medalist A P ANSWER (USA) - RUN FOR FAME (AUS) 5 33
16 Asyouplease JUST AS WELL (USA) - BETTY'S BAY 5 33
17 Airtaxi BOLD SILVANO - ANGEL AT MY TABLE 4 32
18 Criss Cross Man WINDRUSH (USA) - LASSITER 6 30
19 Wow Holiday HARLAN'S HOLIDAY (USA) - WANICE (USA) 6 30
20 Risky Rambo TOREADOR (IRE) - RAMBO'S FLIRT 5 30
21 Zen Master VAR (USA) - JOYFUL 6 29
22 Wanted Man A P ANSWER (USA) - BOLD PRINCESS (AUS) 5 29
23 Fortissimo FORT BELUGA - DANCING RHAPSODY 7 27
24 Olive Garden IDEAL WORLD (USA) - OLWANA OLIVE 6 27
25 Shafaaf BOLD SILVANO - MANTATISE (AUS) 4 26
26 Southern Sun GREYS INN (USA) - LADY CHENELLE 4 26
27 The Byzantine CRUSADE (USA) - PATCHOULI MOON 4 26
28 Sir Capers GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT (AUS) - SKY CAPERS 4 26
29 Atahada BOLD SILVANO - I'L BE BACK 4 26
30 Royal Resolution JAY PEG - CALAMINT 4 25
31 Gstaad NATIONAL EMBLEM - ME'N YOU 5 23
32 Bridegroom Bertie ALBERT HALL (GB) - CONSUL'S BRIDE 7 13