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  • 02 February 2010

    Dubai, UAE, 2 February 2010 – The second racemeeting to be held at Meydan Racecourse, kindly sponsored by DUBAL, is set to feature the very first race run on the turf track, the 1800m Group Three Al Rashidiya.

  • 01 February 2010

    Gill Duffield saddled the first ever winner at Meydan with No Risk Al Maury and her string remain in good form as illustrated by Royal Class who landed the 1600m handicap.

  • 30 January 2010

     Sunday's Abu Dhabi fixture is a six race card with one Thoroughbred race, a 2200m handicap, which concludes proceedings.

  • 30 January 2010

    Trainer Ali Rashid Al Raihe and stable jockey Royston Ffrench are enjoying tremendous seasons and continued their rich vein of form at Jebel Ali on Friday afternoon with a double.

  • 28 January 2010

    The first ever race at Meydan, the Group 1 Maktoum Challenge for Purebred Arabians was win in great style by No Risk Al Maury, owned by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum who also sponsored the race.

    The winner was trained by Gill Duffield, while the same owner was also responsible for the runner-up Santhal, as well as the fourth Kandar Du Falgas. The owner's retained jockey, Richard Hills, was aboard the winner and, coincidentally, partnering his 450th UAE winner in the process.

  • 28 January 2010

    January 28, Dubai, UAE -The eagerly awaited opening meeting of the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival is upon us and Thursday evening will herald the beginning of a new era in the UAE with the first meeting staged at Meydan.

  • 28 January 2010

    After the excitement of the opening of Meydan and the first night of the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival on Thursday, the action moves on to Jebel Ali on Friday for a six race, all Thoroughbred card. 

  • 26 January 2010

    Sunday evening's Abu Dhabi card was highlighted by a 2200m handicap which was won by Ejaabi, in the colours of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

  • 25 January 2010

    A course specialist, the eight-year-old was winning for the second time over course and distance this season under William Buick who said: "That was a nice performance in a competitive little heat. The horse loves it here and rarely runs a bad race."

  • 17 January 2010

    Meydan sponsored the entire eighth race meeting of the season at Jebel Ali and were rewarded with a cracking afternoon's racing, highlighted by a thrilling win in the Listed Jebel Ali Stakes by Mashaahed.

  • 14 January 2010

    With less than two weeks to go before the start of the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival and the opening of the eagerly awaited Meydan, it is the new racecourse which sponsors Friday's Jebel Ali meeting.

  • 12 January 2010
  • 11 January 2010

    Trainer and jockey were completing doubles having earlier combined with Jinad to win the 1600m handicap.

  • 11 January 2010

    Sunday's Abu Dhabi meeting is a six race affair with a fascinating Thoroughbred race starting proceedings on a night highlighted by the Listed opening round of the UAE Triple Crown over 1600m.

  • 11 January 2010

    Airbuss flies home but Otaared stars in Selvaratnam trebleFriday's seventh Jebel Ali meeting of the current season was a memorable one for the home team of owner His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, trainer Dhruba Selvaratnam and jockey William Buick who combi