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  • 12 January 2011

    A record number of international horses will be arriving in Dubai in the coming days as the countdown continues to the start of the richest horseracing carnival in the world - the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival.

  • 10 January 2011

    The Listed Arabian Triple Crown Round I was the feature at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening and Tadhg O'Shea was in the saddle on Musabah Al Muhairi’s Tenor Des Vialettes who made virtually every yard of the running.

  • 09 January 2011

    The opening round of the Arabian Triple Crown, a Listed event for four year olds only, over 1600m, is the official feature at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening on a very interesting six race card.‬‬

    It features a re-match of the course and distance Abu Dhabi Championship first and second Frynchman and Aqmaar, who also finished 1-2 in a maiden at the second meeting back in November.

    It will be something of a surprise if anything beats them and Frynchman looks certain to be a hot Pick Six favourite.

  • 08 January 2011

    Sponsored by Meydan, Thursday evening's Meydan fixture was the first of three Spring Meets and the official feature, the 1600m Meydan “Prime”, was won by the Abdulla bin Huzaim-trained Saboteur under Jesus Rosales.

  • 06 January 2011

    This Thursday Meydan will host the first of their Spring Meets and final fixture before the start of the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival next week at Dubai’s flagship racecourse.

  • 04 January 2011

    Dubai, UAE, January 4, 2011 – The Emirates Racing Authority’s commitment to the promotion of young Emiratis into horse racing continued at Friday’s Jebel Ali meeting when its latest apprentice Saeed Al Mazrooei had his first racecourse ride.

  • 03 January 2011

    Trainer Eric Lemartinel started 2011 in the same rich vein of form he finished 2010 with a double at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening, taking his seasonal tally to 14.

  • 03 January 2011

    Alsadeek and Haatheq were the equine Jebel Ali stars at the final UAE meeting of the year and both are likely to be seen at the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival which starts in just under two weeks.

  • 31 December 2010

    The Doug Watson-trained Kandar Du Falgas scored an amazing victory in the Group 2 1600m Mazrat Al Ruwayah, the only Purebred Arabian race on the Meydan card on Thursday. On a night sponsored by Meydan, Pat Dobbs and Kandar Du Falgas missed the break badly and raced in rear behind a very slow pace.

    Turning for home, Dobbs' mount had managed to get into contention, only to be short of room. Dobbs had to pull his mount out to challenge wide and the pair denied gallant front-runner Dynamite close home.

  • 30 December 2010

    Jebel Ali’s New Year’s Eve racecard sees a cracking conditions race over 1200m with the weights headed by Imbongi, penalised for his win in the Group 2 Zabeel Mile last season and to be partnered by Kevin Shea.

  • 30 December 2010

    Dubai, UAE, December 30, 2010 – The first part of the 2010 – 2011 season is drawing to an end, and Meydan is set to sponsor the final Winter Meet fixture at the racecourse on Thursday.

  • 29 December 2010

    Important clues to the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival will reveal themselves at Meydan on Thursday night when South African trainer Herman Brown unveils the highly regarded Argentinean three-year-old Paulinho in the opening event, the Meydan City Corporation Conditions Stakes, 1,400m.

  • 27 December 2010

    Satish Seemar saddled a 1-2 in HH The President's Cup at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening, the 1400m feature on the card and only race for Thoroughbreds.

  • 26 December 2010

    A quality maximum field of 14 are set to face the starter in Sunday's Listed Thoroughbred HH The President's Cup including the Dhruba Selvaratnam-trained Jaasoos, winner of the Listed National Day Cup three weeks ago.

  • 20 December 2010

    French trainer Eric Lemartinel dominated proceedings at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening, saddling half of the six winners, including first and second in the two races over 2200m.