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Dubai World Cup Winner Thunder Snow Arrives At Belmont For Gold Cup Bid

Godolphin’s Group 1 Dubai World Cup winner Thunder Snow has settled into the quarantine barn for his bid in next weekend’s Jockey Club Gold Cup. The 4-year-old Irish-bred Helmet colt arrived at Belmont from England around 3 a.m. Friday, where his training will be overseen by Tommy Burns, traveling manager to trainer Saeed bin Suroor. […]

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Juddmonte International: Thunder Snow Will ‘Need The Race,’ But Benbatl ‘In Good Form’

There were two clear stars of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse and as many clear narratives since Dubai World Cup night for Godolphin’s stars Thunder Snow and Benbatl. For the former, the world simply wanted to see him resurface after a superbly dominant lifetime-best performance in the $10 million Dubai World Cup […]

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Poet’s Word Takes On Roaring Lion In Wednesday’s Juddmonte International

Led by multiple Group 1 winner Poet’s Word (IRE) and Coral-Eclipse (G1) winner Roaring Lion, a field of eight horses is scheduled to start in Wednesday’s about 1 1/4-mile Juddmonte International (G1) at York, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The […]

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Paulick Report 7/13 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Catch up quickly on what’s happened today in the world of Thoroughbred racing with the Paulick Report’s News Minute. In today’s edition, Scott Jagow shares news about an overseas-based horse pointing for starts in the U.S., including the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Also, the latest on one of this year’s Kentucky Derby runners who’s been backed […]

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Thunder Snow Pointing For U.S. Campaign, Breeders’ Cup Classic

According to various reports, the connections of Dubai World Cup winner Thunder Snow, have their sights on a return to the U.S. later this year and ultimately a start in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs Nov. 3. Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor said the Irish-bred 4-year-old was given a break following the March […]

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Dubai Performances Land On World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, Just Not On Top

While there are no changes at the top of the second edition of the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2018, there are numerous newcomers overall, including multiple winners from Dubai World Cup night.  After their performances in Dubai, THUNDER SNOW (IRE) [123] and BENBATL (GB) [123] are part of a quartet in the co-fourth position. Thunder Snow defeated WEST COAST (USA) […]

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Thunder Snow “Congela” A Sus Rivales Con Una Contundente Victoria En La Dubai World Cup

La jornada clásica de Meydan se había convertido en casi un arrase para los clásicos colores de Godolphin. Sin embargo, lo mejor aún estaba por venir. Un planteamiento de carrera totalmente diferente y una condición física inmejorable se conjugaron para que Thunder Snow ganara de punta a punta la Dubai World Cup (G1, $10,000,000), la […]

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North America Leads Throughout Al Maktoum Challenge; Hawkbill Lowers Course Record

The final fixture of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival, Super Saturday lived up to its billing with both Group 1 features producing memorable winning efforts. Introduced in 2003 as a dress rehearsal for the Dubai World Cup card three weeks later, all seven races are mirror images of a race to be contested on […]

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Thunder Snow Looms Large In Dubai’s Al Maktoum Challenge

Super Saturday, the second biggest fixture of the UAE horseracing season, is upon us. Introduced in 2003 as a dress rehearsal for the Dubai World Cup card three weeks later, all seven races are mirror images of a race to be contested on that ultra-valuable occasion when US$30 million will be distributed in prize money. […]

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‘Thunder’ And ‘Lightning’ Dominate Thursday’s Dubai World Cup Carnival Program

Thursday’s fifth meeting of the 2018 Dubai World Cup Carnival was highlighted by the US$250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge R2 sponsored by Gulf News (G2) over 1900m on the dirt. Won by Godolphin’s multiple G1 winner Thunder Snow, whose appropriately named half-sister Winter Lightning had landed the UAE 1000 Guineas earlier in the evening. Victorious in […]

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