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  • 16 November 2018

    Racing returned to Al Ain for the first time this season on Thursday with a seven-race card during which trainer Eric Lemartinel saddled a treble, under three different riders and Helal Al Alawi, as well as jockeys William Lee and Ben Curtis, celebrated doubles.

  • 16 November 2018

    Phoenix Ladies Rising with the Times; From Cut-Ups to Cutbacks for Kimbear; Sheema Form Shining on Global Level + more!
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    • Phoenix Ladies Rising with the Times
    • From Cut-Ups to Cutbacks for Kimbear
    • Sheema Form Shining on Global Level
    • Mind Your Biscuits Retired to Japan

  • 14 November 2018

    Racing returns to Al Ain for the first time this season on Thursday with a seven-race card where the only Thoroughbred contest is a 1600m handicap. Offering a prize purse of AED70,000—as do all seven contests—the Thoroughbred race has attracted a field of 13, including a pair trained locally at the National Stables by Helal Al Alawi.

  • 10 November 2018

    Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club staged the first of its six fixtures throughout the new campaign on Saturday, a six-race card highlighted by the sole Thoroughbred contest, a handicap over 1000m, won comfortably by Bedaveeya.

  • 09 November 2018

    The world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian horse race, the AED 5,000,000 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (G1 PA) was the undoubted highlight at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday. The 1600m feature, which had looked likely to provide a tight finish with so many equine luminaries among the 14 runners, was actually won relatively easily by Al Shamoos.

  • 09 November 2018

    Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club stages the first of its six fixtures throughout the new campaign on Saturday, including a six-race card, which is highlighted by the sole Thoroughbred handicap contest over 1000m.

  • 09 November 2018

    DUBAI (November 8, 2018)—Racing at Meydan returned on Thursday evening with a seven-race, all-dirt card, including five competitive handicaps and a pair of 1600m maidens. Proceedings began with the first of the maidens, the Longines Ladies Master Collection, contested by six juveniles foaled in the northern hemisphere of whom four were making their debuts. Ahmad bin Harmash-trained Superior, who lived up to his name, prevailed after a titanic struggle with Doug Watson-trained fellow debuter Martial Art.

  • 08 November 2018

    The €1.2million Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (G1 PA), is the undoubted highlight of Friday’s six-race card at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club. Fourteen have been declared, including RB Burn, who was first past the post in the two most recent renewals of the world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian horse race.

  • 07 November 2018

    Meydan Racecourse hosts its second meeting of the 2018-19 season

    DUBAI (November 7, 2018) – Racing at Meydan returns on Thursday evening and features seven races, all on its dirt course. The evening is highlighted by a series of competitive handicaps, as well as a possible preview of the stars of tomorrow in the form of the Longines Ladies Master Collection, a 1600m maiden for 2-year-olds that opens the card.

  • 06 November 2018

    GUNNEVERA & THUNDER SNOW May Meet in Dubai; ROY H Resurgent in BC Sprint, Dubai Return Possible; STORMY LIBERAL Eyes Al Quoz Sprint
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    • GUNNEVERA & THUNDER SNOW May Meet Again in Dubai
    • ROY H Resurgent in BC Sprint, Dubai Return Possible
    • STORMY LIBERAL Eyes Al Quoz Sprint Redemption

  • 04 November 2018

    Racing returned to the UAE capital on Saturday with a six race card on the turf at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, highlighted by the 1600m Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Day Cup Prep.

  • 02 November 2018

    MIND YOUR BISCUITS a Tough Cookie in Classic; UAE Derby Champ MENDELSSOHN Ready to Pour It On; WEST COAST Gets Second Shot at THUNDER SNOW

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    • MIND YOUR BISCUITS a Tough Cookie in the Classic
    • UAE Derby Champ MENDELSSOHN Ready to Pour It On
    • Miller’s Dubai Quartet Takes on Breeders’ Cup
    • WEST COAST Gets Second Shot at THUNDER SNOW

  • 02 November 2018

    Racing returns to the UAE capital on Saturday with a six-race card on the turf at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club with the first contest due off at 5pm.

    The official feature, over 1600m, is the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Day Cup Prep. Last year’s first and second in that race, RB Torch and Darius Du Paon, who led home a 1-2-3 for Al Asayl-based trainer Eric Lemartinel and his main patron, reigning champion owner Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, are back in action.

  • 01 November 2018

    Meydan Racecourse hosts its first meeting of the 2018-19 season
    Dubai, UAE (November 1, 2018)—Racing at Meydan returned on Thursday evening with a seven-race card, all on the dirt surface, highlighted by the emirates.com, a handicap over the same 2000m dirt course and distance as the world’s most valuable horse race, the US$12 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airlines, and won by New Trails on his local bow.

  • 01 November 2018

    Meydan Racecourse hosts its first meeting of the 2018-19 season