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

Trainer: M. Patrick Merven


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 61
2 Dance On Air KAHAL (GB) - DANCER'S DELIGHT 6 58
3 Noah's Ark IDEAL WORLD (USA) - BELCANTO 6 53
4 Jolie Roger DYNASTY - JOLIE ANGELINA 7 52
5 Belong To Me ANTONIUS PIUS (USA) - ALONG THE NILE (USA) 7 52
6 Belenos JUDPOT(USA) - SUNSET SAILS 6 51
7 Ice Run WESTERN WINTER (USA) - BLUE LACE AGATE 6 50
8 Talbec HIGH CHAPARRAL (IRE) - LOVINGONYOURMIND 6 49
9 Glorious Goodwood DYNASTY - GLORY SISTER (USA) 5 45
10 Choir Of Angels PATHFORK (USA) - SUPER SINGER (USA) 5 43
11 Avail VISIONAIRE (USA) - GRAIL MAIDEN (AUS) 6 42
12 Seven League Boots MAMBO IN SEATTLE (USA) - SOUTHERN CROSS (ARG) 6 40
13 Down Under FORT WOOD (USA) - LADY BRONZER (USA) 7 37
14 In The Loop OVERLOAD (AUS) - SILVER HALO 6 37
15 Soldier's Code WESTERN WINTER (USA) - BARDOT 6 37
16 Sierra Redwood MAIN AIM (GB) - PLUM BLOSSOM 5 35
17 Liquid Dynamite DYNASTY - LANQUID LADY (USA) 5 35
18 Southern Sun GREYS INN (USA) - LADY CHENELLE 4 34
19 Zen Master VAR (USA) - JOYFUL 6 33
20 Jullidar JUST AS WELL (USA) - LYDARA (USA) 6 32
21 Airtaxi BOLD SILVANO - ANGEL AT MY TABLE 4 32
22 Gold Medalist A P ANSWER (USA) - RUN FOR FAME (AUS) 5 31
23 Wow Holiday HARLAN'S HOLIDAY (USA) - WANICE (USA) 6 31
24 Asyouplease JUST AS WELL (USA) - BETTY'S BAY 5 31
25 Criss Cross Man WINDRUSH (USA) - LASSITER 6 30
26 Royal Resolution JAY PEG - CALAMINT 4 29
27 The Byzantine CRUSADE (USA) - PATCHOULI MOON 4 29
28 Wanted Man A P ANSWER (USA) - BOLD PRINCESS (AUS) 5 26
29 Risky Rambo TOREADOR (IRE) - RAMBO'S FLIRT 5 26
30 Shafaaf BOLD SILVANO - MANTATISE (AUS) 4 25
31 Sir Capers GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT (AUS) - SKY CAPERS 4 25
32 Atahada BOLD SILVANO - I'L BE BACK 4 23
33 Fortissimo FORT BELUGA - DANCING RHAPSODY 7 16