Meydan

Thunder Snow Well Clear Of West Coast In Dubai World Cup

For the seventh time, Godolphin blue crossed the wire first in the $10 million Dubai World Cup. Thunder Snow, ridden by Christophe Soumillon, demanded the lead and never gave an inch, flying under the wire 5 3/4 lengths clear of American champion West Coast. The 4-year-old son of Helmet won the UAE Derby in 2017, […]

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Mind Your Biscuits Flies By X Y Jet For Golden Shaheen Repeat

For the second year in a row, Mind Your Biscuits will be leaving the UAE with some new hardware for his trophy cabinet. The 5-year-old son of Posse came flying from last in Saturday’s Group 1 Golden Shaheen to cross the wire a head in front of a very game X Y Jet. Trained by […]

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Godolphin’s Jungle Cat Takes Al Quoz Over Stormy Liberal, Conquest Tsunami

The Godolphin-owned Jungle Cat ran down American frontrunner Conquest Tsunami in the late stages of Saturday’s Group 1 Al Quoz Sprint at Meydan, stealing victory by a half-length. Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint winner Stormy Liberal came up to get second on the inside for American trainer Peter Miller, while his stablemate Conquest Tsunami had to […]

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Mendelssohn Annihilates UAE Derby Field In First Start On Dirt

Winner of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf last fall, Coolmore’s Mendelssohn added to his record on Saturday with a dominating victory in the Group 2 UAE Derby in his first start on a dirt course. The 3-year-old son of Scat Daddy left the starting gates on top and never relinquished his lead, crossing the wire […]

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Weekend Lineup: Big Saturdays In UAE, Florida

This weekend’s graded stakes action is highlighted by the $10 million Dubai World Cup, which has drawn a competitive field including some of the United States’ top dirt stars. Last year’s winning trainer Bob Baffert has sent over champion West Coast as well as Mubtaahij in his quest for a repeat victory, while Breeders’ Cup […]

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Dubai World Cup Carnival Notes: U.S. Connections Settle In To UAE

Dubai World Cup Contenders Forever Unbridled – Charles Fipke’s champion Forever Unbridled, looking to become the first female winner of the race, went to the track shortly after 5:30 a.m. and galloped twice around as trainer Dallas Stewart and his son, Cole, watched from the rail. “We know she’s gifted,” Stewart said of the decision to […]

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Seemar Living The ‘Dream’ With North America In Dubai

As Dubai’s senior trainer, Satish Seemar has experienced all the massive changes in the Emirates racing landscape, and he could be forgiven for taking another big night at Meydan as a matter of course. Yet, with five runners to saddle on Saturday, he is approaching the world’s richest single day’s racing with the enthusiasm of […]

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‘Old Warrior’ Mubtaahij Back On Familiar Ground For Dubai World Cup

If Mubtaahij could speak, he would most likely say “been there, done that” about his foray for the US $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1). Almost half of the 6-year-old son of Dubawi’s 22 career efforts have been at Meydan, and he was the runner-up to North American champion California Chrome in the […]

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UAE Derby: Asmussen-Trained Reride Taking ‘Undiscovered Road’ To Kentucky Derby

It has been one year and seems like only yesterday that the two best dirt horses in the world came storming down the stretch in the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1). Arrogate collared Gun Runner and drove past to an epic victory, but the latter’s connections – trainer Steve Asmussen and part-owner […]

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‘Talented,’ ‘Unflappable’ Talismanic Training Well For Dirt Debut In Dubai World Cup

Godolphin’s popular painted pupil Talismanic continues to catch the eye with both his gallops and overall demeanor every morning at Meydan Racecourse. The son of Medaglia d’Oro with his trademark nearly white face has gone about his business like clockwork, striding out beautifully over a dirt surface the likes of which he has never tried in the […]

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