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 4 69
2 Dance On Air KAHAL (GB) - DANCER'S DELIGHT 5 64
3 Nation Builder TOREADOR (IRE) - FRANGIPANI 6 53
4 Belenos JUDPOT(USA) - SUNSET SAILS 5 51
5 Sir Earl Grey THE SHEIK - ODYSSEY 6 46
6 Soldier's Code WESTERN WINTER (USA) - BARDOT 5 45
7 Talbec HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) - LOVINGONYOURMIND 5 45
8 Choir Of Angels PATHFORK (USA) - SUPER SINGER (USA) 4 45
9 Down Under FORT WOOD (USA) - LADY BRONZER (USA) 6 43
10 Ice Run WESTERN WINTER (USA) - BLUE LACE AGATE 5 43
11 Avail VISIONAIRE (USA) - GRAIL MAIDEN (AUS) 5 42
12 Seven League Boots MAMBO IN SEATTLE (USA) - SOUTHERN CROSS (ARG) 5 41
13 In The Loop OVERLOAD (AUS) - SILVER HALO 5 39
14 Fortissimo FORT BELUGA - DANCING RHAPSODY 6 38
15 Criss Cross Man WINDRUSH (USA) - LASSITER 5 36
16 Gold Medalist A P ANSWER (USA) - RUN FOR FAME (AUS) 4 36
17 Varadiso VAR (USA) - PARADISO 4 36
18 Seeking The Dream OVERLOAD (USA) - DOLLY ROCKER 7 35
19 Wanted Man A P ANSWER (USA) - BOLD PRINCESS (AUS) 4 35
20 Liquid Dynamite DYNASTY - LANQUID LADY (USA) 4 35
21 Wow Holiday HARLAN'S HOLIDAY (USA) - WANICE (USA) 5 34
22 Asyouplease JUST AS WELL (USA) - BETTY'S BAY 4 34
23 Jullidar JUST AS WELL (USA) - LYDARA (USA) 5 31
24 Olive Garden IDEAL WORLD (USA) - OLWANA OLIVE 5 31
25 Risky Rambo TOREADOR (IRE) - RAMBO'S FLIRT - 31
26 In Your Face REBEL KING - BOW BELLS 4 30
27 Jungle Path PATHFORK (USA) - JUNGLE ASSEMBLY 4 27
28 Zen Master VAR (USA) - JOYFUL 5 26
29 Gstaad NATIONAL EMBLEM - ME'N YOU 4 26
30 Royal Resolution JAY PEG - CALAMINT 3 26
31 Shafaaf BOLD SILVANO - MANTATISE (AUS) 3 26
32 Southern Sun GREYS INN (USA) - LADY CHENELLE 3 26
33 The Byzantine CRUSADE (USA) - PATCHOULI MOON 3 26
34 Sir Capers GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT (AUS) - SKY CAPERS 3 26
35 Atahada BOLD SILVANO - I'L BE BACK - 26
36 Bridegroom Bertie ALBERT HALL (GB) - CONSUL'S BRIDE 6 14