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Sir Winston Back At Belmont After Clearing Quarantine On Return From Dubai

Tracy Farmer’s reigning Grade 1 Belmont Stakes winner Sir Winston returned to familiar surroundings at Belmont Park after clearing quarantine on his return from Dubai. Trained by Mark Casse, the Awesome Again chestnut was a leading contender for the Group 1 Dubai World Cup which was postponed due to the circumstances surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) […]

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American Horses Return From Dubai; Trainers Remain In Isolation

Having arrived safely back in the United States from Dubai, Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable, Pantofel Stable and Howling Pigeon Farms’ 3-year-old Shotski will get some time off as his connections ponder what’s next for the Grade 2 winner. Laurel Park-based trainer Jerry O’Dwyer said Shotski landed in Newark, N.J. Thursday along with other American horses […]

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‘Not Just Upset But Mad’: Last-Minute Dubai World Cup Cancellation Frustrates Horsemen

The news of the Dubai World Cup cancellation, announced less than a week before the $12 million race scheduled for March 28, was exceptionally frustrating for the horsemen who’d traveled thousands of miles to the UAE with their ready-to-run top-level horses. Even in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, the last-minute decision left the […]

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Dubai World Cup Cancelled ‘To Help Protect The Well-Being Of Residents And Guests’

The $12 million Dubai World Cup, scheduled for next Saturday, March 28, has been cancelled. The Dubai Racing Club released the following statement on Sunday: “To safeguard the health of all participants, the higher organizing committee of the Dubai World Cup has decided to postpone the 25th edition of the global event to the next […]

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Quip ‘Moving A Lot Better’ Heading Into Saturday’s Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3

Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi’s multiple Grade 2 winner Quip leads a strong Doug Watson-trained team this weekend in Dubai and looks to improve upon a disappointing local bow when he makes his second UAE start in Super Saturday’s Group 1 $600,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3. The son of Distorted Humor was a […]

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Servis: ‘Doubtful’ Maximum Security Will Head To Dubai World Cup

Following Saturday’s gutsy triumph in the inaugural Saudi Cup, Maximum Security may not be fully recovered in time to contest the Dubai World Cup on Saturday, Mar. 28. Trainer Jason Servis told broadcaster Nick Luck on RacingTV’s Luck on Sunday that the 4-year-old son of New Year’s Day lost a bit of weight and didn’t finish […]

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‘We Pick Each Other Up’: Fair Grounds’ Bella Riders Hope To Set A Good Example

It’s been a mix of successes, obstacles and setbacks, but one thing is certain, the 2019-2020 racing season has been one of enlightenment for the ladies of the Fair Grounds jock’s room. They each have unique backgrounds and are at different stages of their careers, but when it comes to the spirited competition they live […]

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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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Tapi Sioux Takes On Japan’s Serein In Search Of Oaks Points In Thursday’s UAE Oaks

Runners in Thursday’s classic $250,000 UAE Oaks (G3) in Dubai are vying for ‘top local filly’ bragging rights, as well as 85 (50 to the winner) qualifying points for the $1.25 million Kentucky Oaks (G1) and a spot in the gate for the $2.5 million UAE Derby (G2). In such, many will have a first […]

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