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  • 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.

  • 17 March 2021

    A cast of 14 Group or Grade 1 winners with a combined 23 victories at the highest level are set to line up for the 25th running of Dubai World Cup day at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday March 27, 2021.

    A total of 117 horses from 11 countries will compete across a spectacular day of racing worth USD$26.5m that features six Group 1 and three Group 2 contests.

  • 17 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 2010 when Glória de Campeao won the Dubai World Cup held for the first time, at the newly constructed, iconic, Meydan Racecourse.

  • 15 March 2021

    The best was very much saved to last at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday, officially highlighted by the only Thoroughbred race and final race on the card, a 1400m handicap, victory secured in a driving finish by Hakeem, denying the desperate late lunge of Prompting.

  • 15 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 2009 when the amazing Well Armed won the Dubai World Cup by a record 14 lengths.

  • 14 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 2008 when Curlin won the Dubai World Cup by a huge margin of almost eight lengths.