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  • 19 February 2020

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    SPANISH MISSION, OLEKSANDRA TAKE AIM AT DUBAI WORLD CUP CARD

  • 16 February 2020

    Racing in the capital at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday evening was highlighted by the Emirates Fillies Classic and Emirates Colts Classic. Both contests carrying Prestige status over 1600m and restricted to 4-year-olds foaled in the UAE, with Marzaga taking the fillies race to continue the fantastic first season being enjoyed by trainer Ana Mendez.

  • 15 February 2020

    Racing at Sharjah Longines Racecourse on Saturday afternoon was highlighted by the GCC Cup, a 1700m Prestige contest inaugurated last year, dominated by Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda whose pair AF Momtaz and AF Motaghatres fought out the finish, the former prevailing under a confident ride from Omani apprentice Saif Al Balushi.

  • 15 February 2020

    Six races in the capital at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club include both the Emirates Fillies Classic and Emirates Colts Classic. Both are Prestige contests over 1600m and restricted to 4-year-olds and appear to be at the mercy of Eric Lemartinel, Fabrice Veron and Sheikha Alyazia bint Sultan Al Nahyan.

  • 14 February 2020

    Racing at Al Ain on Friday evening was officially highlighted by a quality 1800m handicap, which was won in determined fashion by Yaraa, completing a double on the card for jockey Richard Mullen. Winner number 11 of her debut season as a trainer for Ana Mendez, the 5-year-old mare, running in the colours of Al Wathba Racing tracked early leader Prado Du Panjshir, seeking a third Al Ain victory this year.

  • 14 February 2020

    The first meeting of 2020 at Sharjah Longines Racecourse on Saturday afternoon is highlighted by the second edition of the GCC Cup, a 1700m contest afforded Prestige status and for which eight are set to face the starter. This includes two trained by Ernst Oertel for Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, whose retained jockey Tadhg O’Shea partners AF Alwajel.

  • 13 February 2020

    Dubai World Cup Carnival - 7th Meeting
    DUBAI (February 13, 2020)—Thursday’s $1.05 million seventh night of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival was sponsored by pillar partner Gulf News and saw breakout performances throughout the evening. The features of the evening were the Group 3 Firebreak Stakes on dirt over 1600m and the Group 2 Balanchine over 1800m on turf, but various races throughout the evening gave clues toward what appears to be a thrilling upcoming Dubai World Cup night on March 28.

  • 13 February 2020

    Al Ain stages a seven-race card on Friday with, as always, just the one Thoroughbred contest, this week a handicap over 2600m for which 14 have been declared, the weights headed by Jahaafel.

  • 13 February 2020

    DUBAI (February 12, 2020)—The sixth meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan on Thursday evening is a seven-race card worth $1,050,000 million and sponsored by pillar partner Gulf News.

  • 11 February 2020

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    • FIREBREAK THE FIRST OF THREE-RACE CAMPAIGN FOR CAPEZZANO
    • APPLEBY DOUBLES DOWN IN BALANCHINE
    • JAPANESE FILLY SEREIN ARRIVES FOR OAKS
    • QUIP SET FOR DUBAI DEBUT

    FIREBREAK THE FIRST OF THREE-RACE CAMPAIGN FOR CAPEZZANO

  • 09 February 2020

    Racing in the capital on Sunday evening, one of the most prestigious meetings staged throughout the season at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, was highlighted by the AED 5 million 2200m Group 1 HH The President Cup won in thrilling fashion by Rmmas and Tadhg O’Shea, the jockey completing a double on the card after four races.

  • 08 February 2020

    DUBAI (February 8, 2020)—There is only one week remaining to vote for one of Dubai Racing Club’s four finalists for People’s Choice Award, a fan-voted accolade recognising the most compelling 2019 moment in horseracing. The award will be bestowed during the HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horseracing Excellence Awards and Dubai World Cup Reception on March 26—two days prior to the historic 25th edition of the Dubai World Cup, the globe’s richest day of horseracing.

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  • 08 February 2020

    Sunday is the eagerly awaited HH The President Cup meeting in the capital with the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club hosting a six-race card, which is officially highlighted by the 2200m Purebred Arabian Group 1 HH The President Cup with two-time defending champion Al Zahir seeking a hat-trick.

  • 08 February 2020

    Racing at Jebel Ali on Friday afternoon was officially highlighted by a 1950m handicap which, with the maximum field allowed, 16, facing the starter looked ultra-competitive on paper but was turned into a procession by Conclusion.

  • 06 February 2020

    DUBAI (February 6, 2020)—Thursday’s sixth meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse, a seven-race $1.38 million card, was highlighted by the Al Maktoum Challenge R2 (G2), UAE 2000 Guineas (G3) and Dubai Sprint (Listed). Otherwise, a trio of handicaps and the conditioned Meydan Classic Trial gave us even deeper glimpses of the kind of star-power in store for the Dubai World Cup meeting in just over seven weeks.