P. Merven

Trainer: M. Patrick Merven

Patrick Merven met with success when he was trainer for the ex-Wahed Essa stable. However, he found things very tough when he opened his own stable, winning just a single race during his first season.

Since 2011 though, things have gone well for him, as he has regularly finished in the top four in the Trainers’ standings. After a challenging 2016, he will be hoping for better things this season.

Trainer since: 1995 (Absent fron 2004 to 2006)

Stables : Merven and Wahed Essa (1995)

Record (as at 31st December 2016): 334 wins and 1101 places for 3356 nominations and gains amounting to Rs. 71,728,250

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
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 Beat The Retreat ARGONAUT - SPRING LILAC 5 79
2 Nation Builder TOREADOR (IRE) - FRANGIPANI 6 57
3 Tanjiro KAHAL (GB) - TRISTRAM'S FROLIC 5 54
4 Belenos JUDPOT(USA) - SUNSET SAILS 5 53
5 Sir Earl Grey THE SHEIK - ODYSSEY 6 50
6 Beluga ARGONAUT - CASHMERE'n CAVIAR 5 48
7 Soldier's Code WESTERN WINTER (USA) - BARDOT 5 48
8 Down Under FORT WOOD (USA) - LADY BRONZER (USA) 6 46
9 Fortissimo FORT BELUGA - DANCING RHAPSODY 6 45
10 In The Loop OVERLOAD (AUS) - SILVER HALO 5 45
11 Triad Of Fortune JAY PEG - SUPER RADIANCE 6 41
12 Ice Run WESTERN WINTER (USA) - BLUE LACE AGATE 5 38
13 Talbec HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) - LOVINGONYOURMIND 5 38
14 Avail VISIONAIRE (USA) - GRAIL MAIDEN (AUS) 5 37
15 Criss Cross Man WINDRUSH (USA) - LASSITER 5 37
16 Seven League Boots MAMBO IN SEATTLE (USA) - SOUTHERN CROSS (ARG) 5 37
17 Guilty As Charged BEZRIN (USA) - MS GOLDFINGER 6 36
18 Seeking The Dream OVERLOAD (USA) - DOLLY ROCKER 7 36
19 Wow Holiday HARLAN'S HOLIDAY (USA) - WANICE (USA) 5 35
20 Global Flyer STRAVINSKY (USA) - FLEDGED (AUS) 5 34
21 Jullidar JUST AS WELL (USA) - LYDARA (USA) 5 31
22 Marron HORSE CHESTNUT - FLUTTER BYE 4 31
23 Varadiso VAR (USA) - PARADISO 4 31
24 Kentucky Bluegrass DYNASTY - CASEY KENTUCKY 7 26
25 Gold Medalist A P ANSWER (USA) - RUN FOR FAME (AUS) 4 26
26 In Your Face REBEL KING - BOW BELLS 4 26
27 Gstaad NATIONAL EMBLEM - ME'N YOU 4 25
28 Jungle Path PATHFORK (USA) - JUNGLE ASSEMBLY 4 24
29 Bridegroom Bertie ALBERT HALL (GB) - CONSUL'S BRIDE 6 20
30 Mighty Lion LION TAMER - LA PIGEONNE 8 10