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‘The Horse That Made My Career’: Prince Of Arran Gives Fellowes High Hopes For 2019

One of the best-looking horses on the grounds during the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival turned out to be one of the best-performing on the world stage. Saeed Bel Obaida’s Charlie Fellowes-trained Prince of Arran commenced 2018 with a 103 rating, a record of 3-for-19 and the look of an above-average stayer—but what he did from there […]

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Violence Colt Walking Thunder One To Watch En Route To UAE Derby

Two-year-olds are always exciting this time of year, especially as the season heads down the road to the world’s richest dirt race for 3-year-olds, the $2.5 million UAE Derby (G2) on Mar. 30. Sponsored by The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, the 1900m (1 3/16-mile) fixture has quite often been won or placed in by horses […]

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Gronkowski, Axelrod Aimed At Dubai World Cup With New Trainer Sandeep Jadhav

Phoenix Thoroughbreds has a pair of high-profile 3-year-olds who appear to be prime prospects for the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), the world’s richest race at $12 million. Multiple graded stakes winner and Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) alumnus Axelrod and Belmont Stakes (G1) runnerup Gronkowski are headed to Dubai to join the yard of […]

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‘Cinderella Story’ Imperial Hint Takes Aim On Dubai Golden Shaheen

Luis Carvajal, Jr., still has a hard time describing the impact Imperial Hint has had on his training operation. “I can’t really put into words how this horse makes you feel,” Carvajal said Tuesday morning outside the 5-year-old’s stall on the Tampa Bay Downs backside. “He has taken me and my family and our friends […]

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‘Like A Dream’: Phoenix Ladies Syndicate Now Two-For-Two In Dubai

Global horseracing has moved gradually and successfully toward the embrace of syndicates, in both horses retired for stud duty and active athletes on the track, with the latter becoming increasingly popular in the UAE. One such group that has quickly made itself known in Dubai is Phoenix Ladies Syndicate, which is off to an auspicious start, […]

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Trio Of Breeders’ Cup Berths On The Line Sunday At Longchamp

Three Breeders’ Cup Challenge races will be run at the new Paris Longchamp Racecourse this Sunday, Oct. 7 as a part of Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe day. Two “Win and You’re In” qualifiers start the afternoon with the Qatar Prix Marcel Boussac Criterium des Pouliches (G1) for an automatic berth into the Breeders’ […]

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UAE Transfer Yulong Warrior Gets First U.S. Stakes Win At Emerald Downs

Yulong Warrior invaded Emerald Downs and rolled from behind for a 1 ¼-length victory over Weekend Wizard in the $100,000 Getaway Day Stakes for 3-year-olds on Sunday, closing day of the 2018 season. Boundary Bay finished third while Sippin Fire, bidding for a fifth consecutive stakes victory, finished fourth as the 6-to-5 favorite. With Evin […]

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Yulong Warrior Ready For First U.S. Start In Shared Belief Stakes

Yulong Warrior, a Florida-bred son of Street Cry, returns to his home country for Saturday’s $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes and to resume a career that has thus far taken him to Ireland and the United Arab Emirates. Purchased for $180,000 at the Keeneland September sale in 2016 by the China-based Yulong Stable, Yulong Warrior made […]

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Jockeying Through Med School, Peterson To Ride First Mount At Del Mar

Farrin Peterson, 26, from Roseville in Northern California, is an honors student in her fourth year of studies at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She’s also named to ride Chocolate Goddess for trainer Aggie Ordonez in Friday’s second race at Del Mar. And you thought you had a busy and complicated […]

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NMRHOF Offering Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of Godolphin’s Greentree Stable

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present special behind-the-scenes tours of Godolphin’s famous Greentree Stable on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 21. The tours are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tours cost $15 for Museum members and $20 for non-members. Each attendee will also receive a complimentary admission pass […]

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