Meydan Racecourse

Mucho Gusto, Sir Winston, Tacitus Among Dubai World Cup Contenders; 20 U.S.-Based Horses Signed Up For March 28th Card

A group five U.S.-based runners appear poised to compete in the $12 million Dubai World Cup on March 28 at and another 15 American horses are lining up to run in other races on that day at Meydan Racecourse, according to a release Wednesday from the Dubai Racing Club. Included in the lineup for the […]

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Riley Mott ‘Really Impressed’ With Tacitus’ Performance In Saudi Cup

Juddmonte Farms’ blue-blooded star Tacitus has arrived at Meydan Racecourse for the 25th edition of the Group 1 $12 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1). The Bill Mott-trained multiple Grade 2-winning and four-time Grade 1-placed son of perennial American champion sire Tapit and champion Close Hatches exits a respectable fifth-place finish in […]

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Next Meetings For UAE Races To Be Run Without Spectators Due To Coronavirus

The Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) has announced that all races in the United Arab Emirates this weekend will be conducted without spectators, due to the threat of COVID-19, the strain of coronavirus that has spread from China around the world. ERA officials said meetings March 5 at Al Ain Racecourse, March 6 at Jebel Ali, […]

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Japan’s Almond Eye Returns To Defend Her Title In Dubai Turf

The astounding talent of six-time Group 1 winner Almond Eye is on its way back to the UAE, as the 5-year-old mare looks to kick off her season with a defense of the Group 1 $6 million Dubai Turf at Meydan Racecourse on March 28. The Silk Racing Co.-owned daughter of Lord Kanaloa has pleased […]

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X Y Jet Fires Bullet At Palm Meadows, Targeting Title Defense In Dubai Golden Shaheen

No stranger to Dubai racing fans and Meydan Racecourse, in particular, reigning $2.5 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) winner X Y Jet has returned to serious training in South Florida and signaled his fervor and fitness with a sharp half-mile breeze in a best-of-20 46.70 seconds on Nov. 15 at Palm Meadows Training Center. The […]

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Potential, Pedigree Available In Sept. 16 Racing In Dubai Sale

As the UAE racing season kickoff approaches with haste on October 24, the Racing in Dubai September 2019 Sale is set for Monday, September 16. The sale will take place within the Saddling Enclosure of Meydan Racecourse at 6:45 p.m. Viewing of the 60 lots will take place September 14 and 15, from 7:30-9:00 a.m. […]

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Hard-Knocking Bravazo ‘Deserves A Chance’ In Dubai World Cup

Calumet Farm’s Bravazo will return to the track Saturday morning to begin preparations for the $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1) March 30 at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates, Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said Friday morning. Bravazo returned to his Oaklawn base Monday morning after finishing fourth in the $9 […]

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Seeking The Soul ‘Great’ After Pegasus Second, ‘Hopefully’ Headed To Dubai

Following their respective second and ninth-place finishes in the Grade I Pegasus World Cup, Seeking the Soul and Tom’s d’Etat returned to their home winter base at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Monday and will likely go down different paths for their next start. A runner-up behind City of Light at 34-1 odds, […]

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Dubai World Cup ‘On The Table’ For Pegasus Fifth-Place Finisher Audible

Trainer Todd Pletcher reported Sunday morning that 2018 Florida Derby (G1) winner Audible was in good shape following his fifth-place finish from Post 10 in the Pegasus World Cup under Flavien Prat, aboard for the first time. “He came out of the race well. I thought he ran a courageous race and kept trying to […]

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