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  • 15 December 2019

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  • 14 December 2019

    The traditional six-race meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday kicks off with the only Thoroughbred contest, a 2400m handicap. It is a typically wide-open contest for such an event in the capital, in which the weights are headed by Dubai World Cup Carnival alumnus Zamaam, to be saddled by Erwan Charpy and one of two among 12 declarations for the trainer owned by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

  • 12 December 2019



    A familiar name to UAE racing fans from the 2017-2018 season will be returning on Dec. 19 in the form of 2018 Al Bastakiya (Listed) winner Yulong Warrior, who makes his first start for Zabeel Racing Stables master Satish Seemar since finishing seventh in the UAE Derby (G2) astern Mendelssohn.

  • 08 December 2019

    The first of the three Thoroughbred feature races staged during the season at Abu Dhabi, the 1600m Listed Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Day Cup was the highlight in the capital on Sunday and won impressively by Taamol, a first big race winner in the UAE for jockey Sandro Paiva.

  • 07 December 2019

    Sunday witnesses the first of three Thoroughbred feature races staged during the season at Abu Dhabi, with a full field of 16 set to face the starter in the Listed Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Day Cup over 1600m.

  • 06 December 2019

    The featured 1400m handicap at Al Ain on Friday was won stylishly by the exciting and progressive Jayide Al Boraq who has suffered just one defeat in a four race career to date for trainer Khalifa Al Neyadi, owner Al Rahmani Racing and jockey Bernardo Pinheiro who has ridden him on each occasion.

  • 05 December 2019

    DUBAI (December 5, 2019)—Racing at Meydan on Thursday was highlighted by The Entisar sponsored by DP World UAE Region (Listed) and Garhoud Sprint (Listed), with the former over the same 2000m as the $12 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1). Both races were won by the 2014-15 champion trainer Mussabeh Al Mheiri in dominant fashion.

  • 05 December 2019

    Racing at Al Ain on Friday, a seven-race card, is highlighted by a competitive 1400m handicap which will be contested by the maximum allowed field of 15, including Jayide Al Boraq who has only run three times, all at Al Ain. Winning his 1600m debut in March before disappointing three weeks later in a handicap over 1800m, Jayide Al Boraq made a successful return to action a fortnight ago in a 1000m handicap and should be thereabouts under regular pilot Bernardo Pinheiro for trainer Khalifa Al Neyadi and owners Al Rahmani Racing.

  • 04 December 2019

    DUBAI (December 4, 2019)—Racing at Meydan on Thursday, Dec. 5, promises to be the best meeting of the season to date, with the seven races sponsored by pillar partner DP World and highlighted by the first two Thoroughbred Listed races of the new campaign. This year’s $12 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) runner-up Gronkowski returns to action and leads a start-studded line-up that is sure to set the stage for the Dubai World Cup Carnival in four weeks’ time.

  • 04 December 2019



  • 29 November 2019

    Racing at Jebel Ali Racecourse on Friday afternoon was officially highlighted by a quality 1200m handicap, won determinedly by Au Coeur, a first UAE winner for talented apprentice jockey Sean Kirrane, who was riding for Satish Seemar and wearing the silks of syndicate Touch Gold Racing. Always prominent from the outset, the 5-year-old gelded son of Invincible Spirit hit the front with about 400m remaining, kicked clear when asked and held off a strong rally from Pennsylvania Dutch and yard-mate Above Normal.

  • 28 November 2019

    National Day weekend features just one race meeting in the UAE, which is at Jebel Ali Racecourse on Friday afternoon. The seven-race card has attracted plenty of course regulars in competitive handicaps, but for many, the first juvenile race of the campaign up the renowned Jebel Ali hill is the most interesting race.

  • 28 November 2019

    DUBAI (November 28, 2019)—Dubai Racing Club has released the list of horses accepted for the 10-meeting 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which runs for nine consecutive Thursdays (Jan. 2-Feb. 27) before culminating with Super Saturday (Mar. 7), the official dress rehearsal for the historic 25th edition of the world-leading $35 million Dubai World Cup card (Mar. 28—four months from today). The 2019 renewal of Super Saturday produced three of the nine Dubai World Cup night winners.

  • 27 November 2019

    The ERA Stewards opened an inquiry on Sunday 17th November, 2019 into the notification by the Dubai Equine Forensic Unit that the prohibited substances Phenylbutazone and Oxyphenylbutazone had been detected in the pre-trial blood sample taken from ALABER (AE), before it trialed in Trial 4 over 1000 metres at Meydan Racecourse on Wednesday 30th October 2019.

  • 26 November 2019

    DRC Notes Vol. 42 | Dubai Racing Club News & Features | November 26, 2019