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  • 18 March 2010

    The Shadwell organisation of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been Jebel Ali's major sponsor at every meeting bar one this season and on Friday sponsor three races. It is the 14th and final fixture of the campaign on the course and features two intriguing conditions races, both sponsored by Sheikh Hamdan.

  • 15 March 2010

    The Oman Royal Cavalry have enjoyed plenty of success in Abu Dhabi in recent times and Kerbelle Lotoise became their latest big race winner when landing Sunday's Group 3 concluding third round of the Arabian Triple Crown.

  • 15 March 2010

    Ted Durcan was in the saddle as Terrific Challenge landed the Listed Jebel Ali Sprint on Friday afternoon.

    The 1000m feature, kindly sponsored by the Shadwell Farm of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, looked arguably the best ever renewal on paper but Durcan's mount, trained by Satish Seemar, won convincingly to the delight of his trainer who said:

    "This 1000m trip up the hill really suits him and it is nice to see him win again. He won the prep a fortnight ago over course and distance and has remained in great form.‬‬‪‪

  • 09 March 2010

    The 2010 Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) Horses in Training Sale, to be staged at Meydan Racecourse at 5pm on Wednesday March 10th, has received in excess of 80 entries with several Dubai International Racing Carnival performers among them.

  • 08 March 2010

    Sunday's Abu Dhabi card was highlighted by the Group 1 Liwa Oasis, a 1400m contest which produced a thrilling finish between El Rigoletto and Quaolina, both owned by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

  • 08 March 2010

    The 1400m Group 1 Liwa Oasis is the undoubted highlight of Sunday's Abu Dhabi card and features an intriguing clash between last year's winner Quaolina, trained by Doug Watson and the mount of Richard Hills, and HH The President's Cup winner Jarnin.

  • 05 March 2010

    The final meeting before Dubai World Cup night featured the Meydan Masters, four 12-runner handicaps on the All Weather track contested by some of the world's top jockeys. On a night sponsored by Meydan, it was Richard Hills, retained jockey to His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who won the prize after riding a winner, a second and a third.

  • 04 March 2010

    Please click here to listen to the Super Thursday interviews.

    The Super Thursday card, the dress rehearsal for the Dubai World Cup meeting and sponsored by the Derrinstown Stud of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, was highlighted by the concluding rounds of the Al Maktoum Challenge.

  • 04 March 2010

    The inaugural Meydan Masters meeting, the final fixture before the Dubai World Cup one on Saturday 27th March, takes place tomorrow and is a seven race, all Thoroughbred card, sponsored by Meydan. An international jockeys' challenge, the Meydan Masters features 12 of the world's top jockeys competing against one another in four handicaps with their mounts randomly selected.

  • 03 March 2010

    Derrinstown Stud, the Irish arm of the breeding operation of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum sponsors the Super Thursday meeting, the seven race card designed as the ideal preparation for Dubai World Cup night on Saturday 27th March.

  • 03 March 2010

    Dubai, UAE, 2 March 2010 – The Derrinstown Stud-sponsored Super Thursday racecard, highly regarded as the most important meeting outside of the Dubai World Cup, is set to take place this Thursday.

  • 01 March 2010

    The middle leg of the Arabian Triple Crown was the feature at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening and the prize went to Oman with the Philippe Barbe-trained Al Charif able to concede weight all round.

  • 01 March 2010

    Sunday's six race card on the Abu Dhabi turf features the middle round of the Arabian Triple Crown and the valuable prize may well go to Oman.

  • 01 March 2010

    The Satish Seemar-trained Terrific Challenge won the featured 1000m conditions race, kindly sponsored by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Derrinstown Stud, at Jebel Ali on Friday afternoon.

  • 01 March 2010

    The Satish Seemar-trained Terrific Challenge won the featured 1000m conditions race, kindly sponsored by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Derrinstown Stud, at Jebel Ali on Friday afternoon.