United Arab Emirates horse racing news

Talismanic nominated for Dubai World Cup

Talismanic not just a pretty face

French handler Andre Fabre, who is hoping that Talismanic can provide him with a victory in the Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline on...
Thunder Snow

Dubai World Cup features – Roy H’s Evolution from Under-Performer to Champion

Once a distracted colt who did not focus on his racing, Roy H enters the Dubai Golden Shaheen sponsored by Gulf News as a devastatingly...
Regan Bayliss wins onboard Faatinah

Dubai Race Notes, Friday, March 30

Jordan Sport – Continued his build-up to Saturday’s big race with a gentle workout at Al Quoz. The speedster is drawn highest, something that concerns...

Dubai World Cup Race Notes, Friday, March 30, 2018

Awardee – Had an easy canter around the dirt track. “Everything has been under control,” trainer Mikio Matsunaga said. “As he was here last year,...
Music Magnate

Music Magnate ready for world stage

Bjorn Baker is in Dubai for the World Cup meeting hoping to bring home the Al Quoz Sprint Trophy with Music Magnate, one of three...
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Landmark Fifth Edition Of Chengdu Dubai International Cup Announced

The 2018 edition of the Chengdu Dubai International Cup will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018, and marks the fifth running of this highly...
Vazirabad two time winner of Dubai World Cup

Dubai World Cup 2018: News Of The Day, Wednesday, March 28

Jordan Sport – Had a gentle workout at trainer Fawzi Nass’s base at Desert Stables in Al Quoz. Mind Your Biscuits – A day after...

Dubai World Cup features – ‘Ladies Man’ Stewart Looking To Make History With Forever Unbridled

Trainer Dallas Stewart has always had a way with fillies and mares dating back to the days he galloped Winning Colors, who became the third...

Dubai World Cup Post Position Draw Quotes

Shinji Maeda, brother of owner Koji Maeda, Awardee, Post 1 – “In reality, we wanted an outside gate but funnily enough number one is our...

Magic man believes Satono can take Dubai Crown

Hong Kong’s Champion Jockey Joao Moreira will fly to Dubai later this week for three rides at the Dubai World Cup meeting on Saturday, 31...
Talismanic at trackwork this morning

Longines Dubai Sheema Classic & Dubai Turf World Notes, Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Cloth of Stars – The Andre Fabre-trained quartet of Talismanic, Cloth of Stars, Rosa Imperial and Trais Fluors did not leave the international stables on...
Rayya (USA) looks very promising

Dubai World Cup 2018: News Of The Day (Tuesday, March 27, 2018)

Blue Point–A prolific winning juvenile, the 4-year-old was third in the Commonwealth Cup (Group 1) over 1200m at Royal Ascot last summer and broke the...
Vazirabad two time winner of Dubai World Cup

“Good traveller” Pavel settles at Meydan

He’s a long way from home but the lightly-raced Pavel has handled the 13,381 km journey from Santa Anita, California to Meydan Racecourse in Dubai...
Frankyfourfingers

Double winning dose for Doug Watson at Jebel Ali finale

The final fixture of the Jebel Ali season, on Friday afternoon, was highlighted by the second running of the Jebel Ali Classic (Silver Jubilee), a...

Road to the Dubai world Cup: West Coast and Forever Unbridled Fire Warning Shots

DUBAI WORLD CUP: West Coast and Forever Unbridled Fire Warning Shots. Two multiple Grade 1-winning newly crowned American champions who have never met have each...
Music Magnate

Kiwi pair set for Dubai stint

New Zealand-bred sprinters Music Magnate and D B Pin are both heading to Dubai in search for further Group 1 glory when they tackle their...
Al Zahir

Al Zahir Punches Ticket To Kahayla Classic With Emphatic Emirates Championship Victory

The final card of the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club season on Saturday was highlighted by the AED1million Group 1 Emirates Championship, won emphatically by Al...
Conghua Training Centre

Ajjaj Stars In Final Leg Of Marathon Series At Al Ain Season Finale

Friday’s final meeting of the season at Al Ain Racecourse featured the Final Leg Of The Al Ain Marathon Series, a 5100m Prestige handicap which...
Asyyad narrowly wins at Abu Dhabi

Mukaram Leads The Way In Abu Dhabi Sunday Feature

Sunday’s meeting at Abu Dhabi is the penultimate one of the current campaign in the capital with seven races scheduled and highlighted by a fascinating...

Abu Dhabi Sunday Doubles For De Sousa And Jara

Racing at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday, their penultimate fixture of the season in the capital, was highlighted by a 2200m handicap, won in...
Thunder Snow

Thunder Snow, Hawkbill And Benbatl Star On Stellar Super Saturday Card

Super Saturday, the second biggest fixture of the UAE horseracing season, is upon us. Introduced in 2003 as a dress rehearsal for the Dubai World...
Championship (IRE)

Championship And Ertijaal Defend Titles

Thursday’s eighth meeting of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse is a high-quality one including three turf feature races, highlighted by the...
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Road To Dubai World Cup: Vol. 3/5 – Tuesday, March 13, 2018

DUBAI WORLD CUP: Mike Smith to Ride Forever Unbridled – The reigning champion dirt mare in America has picked up the riding services of one...

North America Coast-To-Coast In Super Saturday Procession

The final fixture of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, Super Saturday lived up to its billing with both Group 1 features producing memorable winning...
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Interconnection All The Way In Jebel Ali Feature

The penultimate meeting of the Jebel Ali season on Friday afternoon was highlighted by a handicap over 1800m for which only six went to post...