On Saturday we are back at Meydan for Super Saturday,featuring five group races ,including the return of Postponed in the Dubai City Of Gold .
However For the blogs best bet, we are going concentrate on one the supporting races the Nad Al Sheba Turf Sprint at 2.20 .
16 runners for decent looking 6 furlong Conditions sprint .The three main contenders are Baccarat ,Final Venture & Jungle Cat .
BACCARAT : 8 year old gelding,winning 7 out 25 ,including winning twice over C&D at Meydan.Made winning reappearance in competitive handicap at Meydan in January ,off mark 107 ,beating Jungle Cat by neck .Should go well in this conditions race ,though has tricky draw in stall 16 .
FINAL VENTURE : 5 year old gelding ,winning 7 out 18, has shown improved form since switching to Paul Midgley stable ,including winning twice over C&D at this years Meydan carnival.Has bit to find with Baccarat & Jungle Cat on earlier form ,though can't be ruled out .
JUNGLE CAT : 5 year old entire ,winning 2 out 19,also finished second 7 times,including finishing close second in Palace House stakes at Newmarket in April ,behind the top class Profitable.Been in good form at this years Meydan carnival ,including finishing good second behind Ertijaal in course record time .Obvious claims returning this best trip .
VERDICT : JUNGLE CAT looks the one beat after finishing creditable second in group three company at Meydan last time ,behind group one performer Ertijaal in course record time.The return to 6 furlongs will suit ,and can reverse earlier form with Baccarat on 2LB better terms ,from decent looking draw in stall 6 .Odds around 11-4 look solid value.
JUNGLE CAT 2.20 MEYDAN
£60.00 WIN @ 11-4 SKYBET *
(WINNER SP 6-4F PROFIT £165.00 )