Champion mare Midnight Bisou, a gallant second in Saturday's $20 million Saudi Cup, will head home to the United States this week rather than turning back in four weeks for the $12 million Dubai World Cup, reports the Daily Racing Form. The Steve Asmussen-trained mare joins Saudi Cup winner Maximum Security in deciding not to pursue the March 28 contest at Meydan.
Conversely, the fourth- and fifth-place finishers in the Saudi Cup, Mucho Gusto and Tacitus, respectively, will stay overseas for the Dubai World Cup. Third-place finisher Benbatl is also under consideration, while 11th-place American runner McKinzie will return stateside.
Read more at drf.com.
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