Morning Line Goes to Dubai:  Day 4
Photo: Michele MacDonald
A. P. Arrow prepares for the Dubai World Cup.

Thursday, March 27

‘Perfect’ Curlin Has World at his Feet
As racing fans and participants from around the world gathered at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse on Thursday for "Breakfast with the Stars," there was one name that seemed to be on everyone's lips: Curlin. People from Australia to Europe to South America to Asia all wanted to see the American Horse of the Year with their own eyes, to gauge how good he might really be before he races for the $6 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) on Saturday.  More...

Curlin is Jackson's Lifetime Dream Come True
Jess Jackson is a man whose achievements and successes could fill many books. Yet the founder of the Kendall-Jackson Winery and self-made billionaire has found his lifetime dream come true at age 78 in the shape of a chestnut colt with a white blaze named Curlin. More...

Striking A. P. Arrow to Carry Famous Silks
More than one flashy chestnut horse has been catching the attention of railbirds at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse this week. A. P. Arrow, a six-year-old son of A.P. Indy, has cut an impressive figure on the track under exercise rider Eddie King, drawing questions of "Who's that?" along with some oohs and ahhs, even when he has been out at the same time as that better known red streak called Curlin. More...

Whimsy Takes Many Forms in Dubai
Giant ants have invaded Dubai and are laying eggs. That's what it looks like in front of the Dubai International Financial Centre in the city's business district. Huge bronze-colored ant statues battle with one another, dig down into the grass and emerge out of it and surround a queen insect as she lays white eggs, which are cleverly designed stairs so tourists can climb up into the mid-section of the bug. More...

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