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  • 09 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 three weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2003 when Moon Ballad gave jockey Frankie Dettori his second, and trainer Saeed bin Suroor his fourth, Dubai World Cup title.

  • 08 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 three weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2002 when Street Cry gave jockey Jerry Bailey his fourth and trainer Saeed bin Suroor his third Dubai World Cup title.

  • 07 March 2021

    Sunday’s racing on the Abu Dhabi turf was officially highlighted by the 1400m Group 2 Liwa Oasis and it delivered a nail biting conclusion worthy of any feature race with the gallant, heartbreakingly for connections, Rawaa denied in the final strides by the persistent challenge of Hakeemat Muscat.

    The pair, having seem off the challenge of eventual third MH Rahal, basically duelled throughout the final 225m with Hakeemat Muscat finally able to stick her head in front in the closing stages with the 6-year-old mare answering every urging requested by Szczepan Mazur.

  • 07 March 2021

    Ten have been declared for the 1400m Group 2 Liwa Oasis, the highlight of six races at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, including Sharaf Al Reef, winner of the race in 2019 for Al Ajban Stables and Abdallah Al Hammadi.

    The admirable 12-year-old has been a great servant to connections, not only having won this race before, the most recent of his six career victories, but also the 2016 Group 3 National Day Cup, the highlights among his six career wins, all on the Abu Dhabi turf.

  • 07 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 three weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2001 when Captain Steve gave American trainer Bob Baffert his second Dubai World Cup title.

  • 06 March 2021

    Super Saturday, the second biggest meeting of the UAE season at Meydan and a dress rehearsal for Dubai World Cup night three weeks later, was officially highlighted by the Group 1 Al Maktoum Challenge R3 sponsored by Emirates Airline.

    Group 1 $390,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (2000m D)

  • 06 March 2021

    AL BASTAKIYA (LISTED)
    $150,000 | 1900m (dirt) | TB
    Winner: PANADOL (USA)
    Pedigree: Flatter (USA) - Arradoul (USA) by Dixieland Band (USA)
    Owner: Sh Hamdan bin Mohd Al Maktoum
    Trainer: S bin Ghadayer
    Jockey: Mickael Barzalona
    Official Time: 1:58.13
    Track Record: 01:55:18 - MENDELSSOHN - 2018
    Race Record : 1:58:05 - YULONG WARRIOR - 2018
    Margin of Victory: 3/4 Length

  • 06 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 three weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 2000, when Dubai Millennium won what was described by many as one of the most memorable victories to date, ridden by the mercurial Frankie Dettori, becoming the fifth winner of the Dubai World Cup.

  • 05 March 2021

    Seven races at the penultimate Jebel Ali meeting of the ongoing season, highlighted by a 1200m conditions race for 3-year-olds, was won in taking fashion by Hawa Bilady.

  • 05 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 three weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 1999, when Almutawakel, trained by Saeed bin Suroor, became the first Godolphin winner of the Dubai World Cup.

  • 04 March 2021

    Three weeks before the UAE’s biggest day of horseracing, the Dubai World Cup card, this weekend’s Super Saturday is a ‘dress rehearsal’ with all seven races mirroring the conditions of one of those on the big day, officially highlighted by the Group 1 Al Maktoum Challenge R3 on dirt along with the Group 1 Jebel Hatta, the turf highlight.

    The seventh meeting of the 2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan, is sponsored by Pillar Partners Emirates.

    Group 1 $390,000 Al Maktoum Challenge R3 (2000m D)

  • 04 March 2021

    Jebel Ali stage their penultimate fixture of the current season on Friday afternoon, seven races officially highlighted by a 1200m conditions contest for 3-year-olds for which eight have been declared, the weights headed by Zhou Storm.

    Trained by Ali Rashid Al Rayhi for Elbashir Salem Elhrari, the Due Diligence colt, the only previous winner among the octet, is penalised for a pair of juvenile victories, his first two racecourse appearances, over 1200m at the beginning of November and a month later over 1400m.

  • 04 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 three weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. Today, we rewind to 1998, when Silver Charm won the Dubai World Cup title for Bob Baffert. The first of many successful outings in the UAE for the American trainer.

  • 03 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 three weeks, we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. We rewind to 1997, when Singspiel, owned and bred by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and trained by Sir Michael Stoute, won the Dubai World Cup.

  • 02 March 2021

    The Dubai World Cup meeting celebrates its’ historic 25th anniversary on March 27, 2021, with six Group 1 races and three Group 2s, including one of the world's premier races -its namesake feature-the $12million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline.

    Over the next three weeks we will pay tribute to each of the previous Dubai World Cup winners. We rewind back to 1996, and the very first winner of the Dubai World Cup race – worth $4 million at the time, won in thrilling fashion by America’s Cigar.