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  • 13 March 2018

    DUBAI WORLD CUP: Mike Smith to Ride Forever Unbridled; DUBAI TURF / SHEEMA CLASSIC: Hori Brings the Big Guns;
    • DUBAI WORLD CUP: Mike Smith to Ride Forever Unbridled
    • DUBAI TURF / SHEEMA CLASSIC: Hori Brings the Big Guns
    • DUBAI GOLDEN SHAHEEN: Roy H vs. Mind Your Biscuits Rematch Looms
    • AL QUOZ SPRINT: Rosa Imperial Ready to Step Up
    • UAE DERBY: Reride and Machismo Join, Mendelssohn and Yulong Warrior Impress
    • GODOLPHIN MILE: Economic Model Adds Value
    • DUBAI GOLD CUP: Run Time to Represent USA

  • 11 March 2018

    Racing at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday, their penultimate fixture of the season in the capital, was highlighted by a 2200m handicap, won in determined style by Jaser, ridden patiently by Silvestre de Sousa for Ibrahim Al Hadhrami. The trainer saddled three of a total of ten runners, all owned by Ben Shahwan Arabian Racing Stables.

  • 11 March 2018

    Sunday’s meeting at Abu Dhabi is the penultimate one of the current campaign in the capital with seven races scheduled and highlighted by a fascinating 2200m handicap, for which ten have been declared. From his base at Al Asayl Stables, Eric Lemartinel will saddle two of them for HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan with Tadhg O’Shea opting to partner Mukaram, leaving Jesus Rosales to partner Molahen El Alhan.

  • 10 March 2018

    Meydan Racecourse hosts Super Saturday 2018 Race Meeting

    The final fixture of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, Super Saturday lived up to its billing with both Group 1 features producing memorable winning efforts. Introduced in 2003 as a dress rehearsal for the Dubai World Cup card three weeks later, all seven races are mirror images of a race to be contested on that ultra-valuable occasion when $30 million will be distributed in prize money.

  • 09 March 2018

    Super Saturday, the second biggest fixture of the UAE horseracing season, is upon us. Introduced in 2003 as a dress rehearsal for the Dubai World Cup card three weeks later, all seven races are mirror images of a race to be contested on that ultra-valuable occasion when US$30 million will be distributed in prize money.

  • 09 March 2018

    The penultimate meeting of the Jebel Ali season on Friday afternoon was highlighted by a handicap over 1800m for which only six went to post and the impressive Interconnection led throughout. Sent straight to the head of affairs by Xavier Ziani, riding for trainer Salem bin Ghadayer, he seemed to have the race settled a long way out with his five rivals coming under increasing pressure throughout the long Jebel Ali straight.

  • 08 March 2018

    DUBAI WORLD CUP: Pavel Full of Promise; DUBAI SHEEMA CLASSIC: Garlingari Gets Green Light; DUBAI TURF: Vivlos Revving Up
    • DUBAI WORLD CUP: Pavel Full of Promise
    • DUBAI SHEEMA CLASSIC: Garlingari Gets Green Light
    • DUBAI TURF: Vivlos Revving Up
    • DUBAI GOLDEN SHAHEEN: X Y Jet Back Flying High
    • AL QUOZ SPRINT: Ertijaal Gets Test Run
    • UAE DERBY: Ruggero One to Watch
    • GODOLPHIN MILE: Heavy Metal Weighs In
    • DUBAI GOLD CUP: Vazirabad on Schedule

  • 08 March 2018

    The penultimate meeting of the Jebel Ali season on Friday is highlighted by a handicap over 1800m for which a select field of six have been declared. Among the contenders is Storm Belt who was seen in action on Super Saturday at Meydan in 2015 and 2016, as well as Interpret, winner of the Jebel Ali Stakes in 2014.

  • 05 March 2018

    Links to Voting and Online Accreditation Application Below

    Voting for the People’s Choice Award has commenced its final week and closes Super Saturday, March 10th. A fan-voted accolade recognising the most compelling 2017 moment or accomplishment in horseracing, the People’s Choice Award will be given at the HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horseracing Excellence Awards ceremony on the evening of March 29, 2018, two days prior to the richest day in global horseracing, the $30 million Dubai World Cup card.

  • 04 March 2018

    Thoroughbreds took centre stage at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening with the latest renewal of the Listed 1400m Listed His Highness The President Cup. First run in 1994, the prominent race was won in style by Muntazah, trained by Doug Watson for HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum with the owner claiming the prize for the fifth time in six years.

  • 03 March 2018

    Meydan Racecourse hosts eighth Racing at Meydan Meeting 2018

    Racing at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday was highlighted by DP World, UAE Region, a 1600m turf handicap in which the maximum allowed field of 14 went to post. The AED 190,000 event was won in style by Mailshot, who is trained by Salem bin Ghadayer for His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum.

  • 03 March 2018

    On Saturday, 3rd March 2018 the ERA Steering Committee considered the appeal of Trainer Salem Rashid Ghadayer in regards to disqualification of license of the Trainer on Race # 5 under ERA Rule of Racing 95AAA2 at Jebel Ali Racecourse on 26th January 2018.

    The ERA Steering Committee accepted the appeal and granted him a stay of proceedings.

    Emirates Racing Authority

  • 03 March 2018

    ERA Stewards concluded an inquiry on Saturday 3rd March 2018, into a report received from the Equine Forensic Unit that the prohibited substance Ketamine, Norketamine and Dehydronorketamine had been detected in the post-race urine sample taken from HIGH ON LIFE (GB), after it raced in and won, Race 5 “Derrinstown Stud Conditions” (1000 metres) at Jebel Ali on Friday 26th January 2018.

    Evidence was taken from Mr. Salem bin Ghadayer (Trainer), Dr. David Craig (ERA Veterinarian) and Mr. Peter Albert (Chief Analyst – Dubai Equine Forensic Unit).

  • 03 March 2018

    One of the three Thoroughbred features staged annually in the capital, the 1400m AED380,000 HH The President Cup (Listed) is the highlight at Abu Dhabi on Sunday and has attracted a competitive field of 13. Three horses have won Abu Dhabi’s 1600m Listed National Day Cup and followed up in this, something Hawkesbury will aim to emulate with Richard Mullen riding for Satish Seemar.

  • 02 March 2018

    Friday’s penultimate Al Ain fixture of the current campaign was highlighted by the Al Ain Mile and won in style by Cakouet De Bozouls, confidently ridden by Silvestre de Sousa for Ahmed Al Mehairbi.