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  • 24 March 2021

    Trainer Antonio Cintra, who has been based at Meydan Racecourse with his five-strong Dubai World Cup Carnival team since December, said: "The two horses, Ajuste Fiscal and El Patriota (who runs in the UAE Derby) will continue like this until race day. They both did their last piece of fast work on Tuesday last week and we are very happy with them. Today we went from the 1200m pole, stopped at the 800m pole and just walked back."

  • 23 March 2021

    The Dubai World Cup meeting celebrates its historic 25th anniversary on March 27, with six Group 1 races and three Group 2s, including one of the world's premier races, the $12 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline.

    Over the next week, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2016 when California Chrome won the Dubai World Cup under Victor Espinoza for trainer, Art Sherman.

  • 22 March 2021

    Fresh from enjoying the biggest success in his still very young career, 2021 Saudi Cup-winning jockey David Egan is now hoping to add the Group 1 $5m Longines Dubai Sheema Classic to his growing record when he reunites with the John Gosden-trained Mishriff (IRE) on Saturday.

  • 22 March 2021

    In 2020, Wildman Jack (USA) was riding high off an outstanding Dubai World Cup Carnival season, topped by a crushing of the 1200m turf track record in the Group 3 Nad Al Sheba Turf Sprint.

    Heading into last year’s course and distance Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint as one of the main contenders, the joy ride came to an abrupt halt when the Dubai World Cup was cancelled. Fast-forward through 12 months of pandemic pandemonium and the horse is back in the UAE with a second chance at a first Dubai World Cup night impression.

  • 22 March 2021

    Ajuste Fiscal (URU) - Uruguay’s hope cantered a lap on the dirt track this morning.

    Trainer Antonio Cintra, who has been based at Meydan Racecourse with his five-strong Dubai World Cup Carnival team since December, said: "The two horses, Ajuste Fiscal and El Patriota (who runs in the UAE Derby) will continue like this until race day. They both did their last piece of fast work on Tuesday last week and we are very happy with them. Today we went from the 1200m pole, stopped at the 800m pole and just walked back."

  • 22 March 2021

    The Dubai World Cup meeting celebrates its historic 25th anniversary on March 27, with six Group 1 races and three Group 2s, including one of the world's premier races, the $12 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline.

    Over the next week, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2015 when Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s Prince Bishop won the Dubai World Cup under William Buick for Godolphin trainer, Saeed Bin Suroor.

  • 22 March 2021

    One of the major fixtures of the Abu Dhabi season, Sunday’s fixture was officially highlighted by the 2200m Group 1 Emirates Championship, a Purebred Arabian feature in which class prevailed with last year’s winner Somoud proving a class apart as he defended his crown effortlessly.

  • 21 March 2021

    The Dubai World Cup meeting celebrates its historic 25th anniversary on March 27, with six Group 1 races and three Group 2s, including one of the world's premier races, the $12 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline.

    Over the next week, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2014 when African Story won the Dubai World Cup under Silvestre De Sousa for Godolphin trainer Saeed Bin Suroor.

  • 20 March 2021

    The Dubai World Cup meeting celebrates its historic 25th anniversary on March 27, with six Group 1 races and three Group 2s, including one of the world's premier races, the $12 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline.

    Over the next few weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2013 when Animal Kingdom won the Dubai World Cup under Joel Rosario for American trainer Graham Motion.

  • 20 March 2021

    A quality card in Abu Dhabi on Sunday includes the biggest Thoroughbred race of the season in the capital, the 2200m Group 3 Abu Dhabi Championship, as well as the Purebred Arabian equivalent, the Group 1 Emirates Championship over the same course and distance.

    The latter was won last year by Somoud, saddled by Ahmed Al Mehairbi, but attempting to defend his crown now in the care of Jean de Roualle. This Abu Dhabi 2200m certainly appears his optimum conditions and he is developing a formidable record over course and distance.

  • 20 March 2021

    The final meeting of the Jebel Ali season on Friday afternoon was highlighted by the Jebel Ali Classic (Silver Jubilee), a 1400m conditions race which had, on paper at least, looked ultra-competitive, but in reality, proved a fairly straightforward task for Rodaini.

    With the maximum allowed field of 16 taking their chance the runners were spread across the entirety of the track, so it was hard to tell if the winner led from the outset under Pat Cosgrave or stormed clear just under halfway. Either way, they powered home to land the spoils for Touch Gold Racing and Satish Seemar.

  • 19 March 2021

    Racing in the Garden City on Saturday features the Final Leg Of The Al Ain Marathon Series, a 5100m handicap with Prestige status in which Balad Al Reef is seeking a fourth victory having landed the prize in 2016, 2017 and again two years ago.

    He is trained by Abdalla Al Hammadi, as was last year’s victor Octave, so the Al Ajban Stables handler has actually provided all bar two winners of the race, which was first contested in 2015.

  • 19 March 2021

    The Dubai World Cup meeting celebrates its historic 25th anniversary on March 27, with six Group 1 races and three Group 2s, including one of the world's premier races, the $12 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline.

    Over the next few weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2012 when Monterosso won the Dubai World Cup under 20-year-old Mickael Barzalona for Godolphin trainer Mahmoud Al Zarooni.

  • 18 March 2021

    Friday’s final meeting of the Jebel Ali season is highlighted by The Jebel Ali Classic (Silver Jubilee), a 1400m conditions contest which has been dominated by Doug Watson since it was inaugurated in 2017, the American having saddled all four winners to date.

  • 18 March 2021

    The Dubai World Cup meeting celebrates its historic 25th anniversary on March 27, with six Group 1 races and three Group 2s, including one of the world's premier races, the $12 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline.

    Over the next few weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2011 when Victoire Pisa won the Dubai World Cup for Japanese trainer Katsuhiko Sumii.