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 was in the previous decade that things went 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 trained one champion horse - Liquid Motion (2013), while he also trained two Champion sprinters - Beat The Retreat (2017) and Baritone (2020).

Trainer since: 1995 (Absent fron 2004 to 2006)

Stables : Merven and Wahed Essa (1995)

Record (as at December 31st 2020) 411 wins and 1356 places for 4113 nominations and gains amounting to Rs 93,339,350

Best Season: Runner-up in 2014 (47 wins and 149 placings for 438 runners and stakesmoney amounting to Rs. 12, 523,000).
Jockey:Richard Oliver

Trainer: M. Patrick Merven


Past performances

Year Eff Winners Rank Entries Wins 2nd 3rd 4th Unplaced Stakes Money (Rs) Cups %1sts Seq1 Seq2
2020 17 12 9 143 15 15 20 21 72 3,412,500 12 10.5 16 16
2019 44 12 10 229 18 20 21 24 146 5760600 9 7.9 38 38
2018 41 15 9 203 19 20 16 27 121 5578000 8 9.4 26 2
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 Arizona Silk SILVANO (GER) - VANILLA SILK 5 66
2 Quatro Five Six VAR (USA) - VICTORIA 5 50
3 The It Factor TIME THIEF (AUS) - VISHNA 5 48
4 Prince Of Venice VERCINGETORIX - PRINCESS STEPHANIE 5 47
5 Rock The Night ROCK OF GIBRALTAR (IRE) - HEART OF THE SEA (IRE) 5 47
6 Juniper Lane FLOWER ALLEY (USA) - GIN RUMMY 5 46
7 Big Mistake QUERARI (GER) - MARRY FOR MAONEY 7 44
8 Swagger Jagger PATHFORK (USA) - VIA COSA COMA 5 43
9 Lunafacation TRAFFIC GUARD (USA) - COPIAPO 5 41
10 Jays Dancer JAY PEG - MOIKA DANCER 4 40
11 Freedom Of Speech PATHFORK (USA) - LIBERAL 5 40
12 G I Joe ORATORIO (IRE) - SWITCH HIT 5 37
13 Crimson God BRAVE TIN SOLDIER (USA) - BEAUTY QUEEN 5 35
14 Giggin CAPETOWN NOIR - RADIANT LASS 4 35
15 Black Indy MARCHFIELD (CAN) - CINNAMON LADY (AUS) 6 33
16 Star Of Zeus ZOUSTAR (AUS) - SIDEREUS NUNCIUS (AUS) 6 31
17 Tyrian DYNASTY - TUMBELINI (GB) 6 29
18 Stockbridge VAR (USA) - STREET CRED 7 27
19 Alpirod VISIONAIRE (USA) - IDITAROD 4 26
20 Nikhils Inn GREYS INN (USA) - ABU MASHAR 5 25
21 Global Glory RED RAY - FRIDAY'S CHILD 3 24
22 Seventh Rule SEVENTH ROCK (AUS) - PRIVATE MEG 7 23
23 Anza- Borrego BEZRIN (USA) - BORREGO LADY 6 22
24 Celestial Magma PATHFORK (USA) - FLOWING STARS 3 21
25 Xanthus JUST AS WELL (USA) - LODGE OF DREAMS (SNL) 7 12
26 Gimme A Swinger GIMMETHEGREENLIGHT (AUS) - SWINGING JET 6 12