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  • 06 February 2011

    His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai visited Meydan on Saturday evening for the second Spring Meet of 2011, sponsored by Al Basti Equiworld.

  • 05 February 2011

    HH The President's Cup, the AED1,000,000 Purebred Arabian highlight, is the feature on the Abu Dhabi turf this Sunday.

    The 2200m highlight has attracted a field of 14 and looks wide open with Dynamite seeking to complete the National Day Cup/HH The President's Cup double.

  • 05 February 2011

    Dubai, UAE, February 4, 2011 – Al Basti Equiworld, distributor of quality equine feeds and supplements, is set to be the sponsor for the first Saturday meeting of the season at Meydan this week.

  • 05 February 2011

    Sponsored by Shadwell Farm, the American arm of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's breeding empire, the Listed Jebel Ali Mile was the 1600m feature at Jebel Ali on Friday afternoon.

  • 05 February 2011

    Al Basti Equiworld sponsors Saturday's Meydan meeting, the second of three Spring Meets introduced this year to give local owners and trainers more options on the Meydan All-Weather.

  • 03 February 2011

    Dubai, UAE, February 3, 2011 – United Arab Emirates telecommunications giant Etisalat has linked with the Dubai Racing Club to sponsor Thursday’s eight race meeting at Meydan, the fourth fixture of the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival.

  • 02 February 2011

    Etisalat sponsors Thursday's fourth meeting of the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival displaying the best night's racing of the season so far. With four feature races, all on the All-Weather and highlighted by the middle rounds of the Al Maktoum Challenge, it is a great start to four consecutive days of racing in the UAE.

  • 30 January 2011

    Dubai International Racing Carnival regular Presvis returned to his very best as he made a winning return in the Group Two Al Rashidiya, the 1800m Turf feature at Meydan's Gulf News-sponsored third meeting of the 2011 Carnival.

  • 27 January 2011

    Friday's Jebel Ali card is highlighted by a quality renewal of the 1600m Listed Jebel Ali Mile, kindly sponsored by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Shadwell Farm.

    The sponsor also owns one of the leading fancies for the race in Snaafy, who won over course and distance in 2008 and the following year won the Group Three Burj Nahaar during the Dubai International Racing Carnival on the Nad Al Sheba dirt.

  • 26 January 2011

    Gulf News sponsor Thursday's third meeting of the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival and their headline writers are likely to be given plenty of ammunition with both Saeed bin Suroor and Mike De Kock one winner away from milestones.

  • 24 January 2011

    Abu Dhabi's Sunday evening card was highlighted by a 2200m handicap, one of three on the card and Champion Jockey Tadhg O'Shea landed the spoils on Takaamul in the colours of his main employer, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

  • 22 January 2011

    It is a busy evening in store for racegoers at Abu Dhabi this Sunday with a seven race card starting as normal at 5pm.

    The card opens with three 1600m maidens with very little form on offer.

  • 22 January 2011

    Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa were the generous sponsors of Thursday's second meeting of the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival and it was a big night for Godolphin.

    Trainer Saeed bin Suroor and jockey Frankie Dettori combined to land a memorable double with Aspectoflove completing the brace when scoring in the featured Group Two Cape Verdi.

  • 20 January 2011

    Meydan Racecourse sees Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa as the sponsor of Thursday's second meeting of the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival, highlighted by the Cape Verdi, a Group Two 1600m contest for fillies and mares. It is the penultimate event on the all Thoroughbred seven race card and has attracted a quality field of 11.

    Deem won this in 2009, at Nad Al Sheba, for Saudi Arabia and was also a Meydan winner in 2010.

  • 15 January 2011

    His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Derrinstown Stud were the generous sponsors of Friday's Listed Jebel Ali Stakes but the owner's famous blue and white silks were denied victory when his Haatheq was caught close home.