Timeform pick the three finest bets at Meydan on Thursday…
“…will be incredibly tough to beat with improvement on the cards…”
Timeform on Military March
Military March gained each of his begins as a juvenile and was final seen ending fourth behind twin Group 1 winner Kameko within the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket. That kind is standout on this contest and he stays able to higher, too, so will likely be extremely robust to beat with enchancment on the playing cards over this barely longer journey. David O’Meara’s secure star Lord Glitters might present the primary opposition to the choice, forward of Charlie Appleby’s Zakouski and Art du Val.
The final two winners of the Al Fahidi Fort, Glorious Journey and D’bai, might properly have this between them, with Glorious Journey fancied to observe up final yr’s victory when giving Charlie Appleby a 1-2-3 within the race. Glorious Journey when on to win a listed race at Newbury later within the yr and is a great performer on his day. He appears the one to beat with William Buick taking the trip. Appleby’s Velorum – who’s three from 5 – additionally makes a good bit of enchantment, in a race his coach ought to dominate this as soon as extra.
Lazuli confirmed helpful kind as a juvenile and was proper again on his sport when touchdown the Group 3 World Trophy at Newbury in September. He is certain to be properly ready for this return given the yard he represents and might show too robust for Caspian Prince, who’s now a 12-year-old, however has misplaced none of his zest regardless of his advancing years. He appears certain to aim to make all, whereas Kilfrush Memories is one to think about at longer odds.