Dubai World Cup Carnival Heats Up

Dubai World Cup Carnival Heats Up

• · DUBAI WORLD CUP: Dabster In, Gift Box Out • · DUBAI TURF: Almond Eye Sharpens Focus • · DUBAI GOLDEN SHAHEEN: Promises Fulfilled into the Fray • · AL QUOZ SPRINT: Brave Smash a Serious Player DABSTER IN, GIFT BOX OUT With shipping protocols and other such logistics coming into play, the world’s […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Thursday’s sixth meeting of the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse was highlighted by the Group 2 $450,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 sponsored by Al Naboodah Allied Products Division over 1900m on the dirt and boasting a purse of $450,000. Also on tap was the classic Group 3 $250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas, […]

2019 Dubai World Cup Day Nominations

2019 Dubai World Cup Day Nominations

A host of global Thoroughbred racing stars have been nominated for the Dubai World Cup card at Meydan Racecourse. Created in 1996 as part of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai’s a long-term vision for racing, the nine-race meeting is scheduled […]

Dubai World Cup Latest

Dubai World Cup Latest

• · Chris Waller Makes Dubai Debut with COMIN’ THROUGH • · DEAUVILLE Gets Do-Over in Rashidiya • · WITHOUT PAROLE Eyes Dubai Turf • · RAVEN’S CORNER to Skip Shindagha • · McPeek, Hit the Bid and Asmussen CHRIS WALLER MAKES DUBAI DEBUT WITH COMIN’ THROUGH Arguably the best card thus far of the […]

Big Money on Offer at Dubai World Cup Carnival

Big Money on Offer at Dubai World Cup Carnival

Big Money on Offer at Dubai World Cup Carnival The 15th Dubai World Cup Carnival will be one of historic proportions in 2019, with record purses during the course of its 10 meetings at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Prize money will be boosted 12%, totalling US $12,670,000, and the Dubai World Carnival […]

Dubai World Cup prize money to $35 million

Dubai World Cup prize money to $35 million

Dubai World Cup prize money to $35 million On March 30, 2019, the Dubai World Cup meeting is set to enhance its status as the world’s richest day of horseracing. Total purses for the card, which will feature six Group 1 and three Group 2 fixtures, will increase from US $30 million to $35 million. […]

Dubai World Cup 2018 $30m, 60,000 People, 118 Horses

Dubai World Cup 2018 $30m, 60,000 People, 118 Horses

Dubai World Cup 2018 drew participation of 118 horses from across the world, including the host UAE, United States, Canada, Great Britain, France, Ireland, China and Japan. More than 60,000 fans of horse racing also watched the event. Dubai World Cup has become one of the highly important cultural and sporting events in the UAE. […]

Dubai World Cup Latest News

Dubai World Cup Latest News

Dubai World Cup Latest News DUBAI WORLD CUP: Pavel Full of Promise; DUBAI SHEEMA CLASSIC: Garlingari Gets Green Light; DUBAI TURF: Vivlos Revving Up • DUBAI WORLD CUP: Pavel Full of Promise • DUBAI SHEEMA CLASSIC: Garlingari Gets Green Light • DUBAI TURF: Vivlos Revving Up • DUBAI GOLDEN SHAHEEN: X Y Jet Back Flying […]

Winter Lightning wins the UAE 1,000 Guineas

Winter Lightning wins the UAE 1,000 Guineas

Winter Lightning wins the UAE 1,000 Guineas Three-year-old filly Winter Lightning continued her impressive start to the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival with an excellent victory in the Listed UAE 1,000 Guineas over a mile on dirt at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 8 February. The daughter of Shamardal, a half-sister to Thunder Snow and representing […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Dubai World Cup Carnival Update Racing at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday was highlighted by an impressive performance by promising 3-year-old Yulong Warrior, as well as the Zayed Sports City Trophy, an ultra-competitive 1400m turf handicap, and it did not disappoint with three runners in a line with just 50m remaining before Ejaaby swept clear to […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News

Dubai World Cup Carnival News Talismanic On Target for Dubai World Cup; Ertijaal Sharp at Seven; Championship Ready to Defend His Fort • Talismanic On Target for Dubai World Cup • Championship Ready to Defend His Fort • Ertijaal Sharp at Seven • D B Pin Eyes Shaheen; Classic Emperor to Handicap • Improving Janszoon […]

Godolphin Out in Force for 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Godolphin Out in Force for 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Godolphin sends out a powerful team for the second fixture of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, with last year’s G1 Dubai Golden Shaheen runner-up Comicas among 18 runners at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, 18 January. Five-year-old Comicas (Charlie Appleby/William Buick, drawn five) races on dirt for the six-furlong G3 Dubawi Stakes having thrived over […]

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Attracts Quality Horses

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Attracts Quality Horses

Meydan Group has released the list of horses accepted for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which gets underway at Meydan Racecourse on Thursday January 11, 2018. The list features 132 accepted horses with the intention to ship from 15 countries, including 14 Group 1 winners from many points of the globe. Several international stars […]

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Update

Meydan Racecourse hosts its fourth meeting of the new season Three weeks before the first night of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, Meydan Racecourse stages a meeting befitting of the international extravaganza, featuring a triad of Listed races for Thoroughbreds. The main highlight is The Entisar Sponsored By Al Tayer Motors over the same […]

Declaration of War Makes His Mark in Dubai

Declaration of War Makes His Mark in Dubai

Declaration of War Makes His Mark in Dubai The Sir Mark Prescott-trained On The Warpath (2c Declaration Of War-Elusive Pearl, by Medaglia d’Oro) could barely have won more easily when running away with a maiden in Britain this week. The first-crop Declaration Of War colt cruised clear of his opponents in the seven-furlong contest on […]

Changes to Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes to Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes to Dubai World Cup Carnival · Meydan Classic Turf Distance increased from 1400m to 1600m · Meydan Group releases the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Programme of Races The Meydan Group is pleased to announce that three races in the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme have been upgraded, adding thunder to an already […]

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Changes for the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival · Meydan Classic Turf Distance increased from 1400m to 1600m · Meydan Group releases the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival Programme of Races The Meydan Group is pleased to announce that three races in the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme have been upgraded, adding thunder to […]

2017 Dubai World Cup “Best Horse I’ve Ever Seen” Baffert Says of Arrogate

2017 Dubai World Cup “Best Horse I’ve Ever Seen” Baffert Says of Arrogate

2017 Dubai World Cup “Best Horse I’ve Ever Seen” Baffert Says of Arrogate Arrogate might be the best horse any of us have ever seen. After missing the start and being last in the early stages, the Saudi owned Arrogate (USA) came from last to win in one of the most spectacular performances in the […]

HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein Takes a Look at the Dubai World Cup Contenders

HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein Takes a Look at the Dubai World Cup Contenders

HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein Takes a Look at the Dubai World Cup Contenders “Dubai World Cup Contenders” is the title of the latest in a series of articles penned by HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al […]

Dubai World Cup: Sharp Azteca and the Godolphin Mile

Dubai World Cup: Sharp Azteca and the Godolphin Mile

Dubai World Cup: Sharp Azteca and the Godolphin Mile Ask Jorge Navarro about the left-front foot injury Sharp Azteca (USA) sustained and you will probably be treated to a series of gruesome cell-phone images. There is no recognisable horse anatomy, just an abstract mass of hair and blood. The trainer does not show off these […]

Dubai World Cup: Bentley And Limato Ready To Motor

Dubai World Cup: Bentley And Limato Ready To Motor

Dubai World Cup: Bentley And Limato Ready To Motor Limato attempts to add another big prize to jockey Harry Bentley’s trophy cabinet By Martin Kelly Harry Bentley has been the star turn in Qatar over the last couple of seasons and the youthful Englishman is looking to Limato (IRE) to provide him with a first […]

Dubai World Cup: Baffert Vs Pletcher Vs Team Godolphin

Dubai World Cup: Baffert Vs Pletcher Vs Team Godolphin

Dubai World Cup: Baffert Vs Pletcher Vs Team Godolphin The Dubai World Cup brings together not only the worlds best horses, but also the worlds best trainers. This Year the focus is on the 2 Americans, Bob Baffert and Todd Pletcher, local Team Godolphin trainers field some strong hopes as well. The legend Suroor and […]

Dubai Horse Racing: Group 1 Jebel Hatta and the 1800m Dubai Turf

Dubai Horse Racing: Group 1 Jebel Hatta and the 1800m Dubai Turf

Dubai Horse Racing: Group 1 Jebel Hatta and the 1800m Dubai Turf The turf feature on the US$1.8 million Super Saturday card at Meydan Racecourse is the Group 1 Jebel Hatta sponsored by Emirates Airline, and is the official prep race for the 1800m Dubai Turf on Dubai World Cup Day. Decorated Knight, representing England […]

Oasis Dream Hits 50 Group Winners

Oasis Dream Hits 50 Group Winners

Ertijaal was sent off a short-priced favourite for this Gr.3 [Meydan Sprint] over 1000m, having only been beaten once in his last six starts, five of which were at Meydan, when finishing three quarters of a length second to Buffering in the Gr.1 Al Quoz Sprint. After a fairly even break, the son of OASIS […]

Dubai Horse Racing News

Dubai Horse Racing News

Dubai Horse Racing News Godolphin Continue Classic Meydan Weekend With Saturday Feature Victory Close finishes were the order of the day at Meydan on Saturday evening, including the hard fought success of Classic Collection, the only Godolphin-owned runner on the card, in the DP World, UAE Region, over 1800m on turf. The race looked ultra-competitive […]

Dubai World Cup Carnival Starts Tomorrow

Dubai World Cup Carnival Starts Tomorrow

2017 Dubai World Cup Carnival which gets underway at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday January 5, 2017, is one of the most exciting racing spectacles in the world. Horseracing began in the Emirate of Dubai in October 1981, when the dusty Camel Track hosted the first Thoroughbred racemeeting. Three races were run – a sprint, a […]

Godolphin Ready for Dubai World Cup

Godolphin Ready for Dubai World Cup

Emotionless makes his dirt debut in the mile G2 Al Maktoum Challenge Round One (20.50hrs local time), highlight of the opening fixture of the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan, UAE, on Thursday, January 5. The four-year-old Shamardal colt was among the UK’s most exciting juveniles in 2015 following a scintillating win in Doncaster’s G2 […]