Pat Cummings' analysis of racing Jan. 24 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arabe Emirates.
Pat Cummings' analysis of racing Jan. 17 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse.
Jockey Channing Hill, who has hung his tack at Arlington Park for the 2012 racing season, will ride in Saudi Arabia and Dubai for six months following the Sept. 8 weekend.
John Ferguson, the bloodstock manager for Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed, has joined the British Racing School's board of trustees, it was announced recently in England. The board has 12 members.
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Game On Dude co-owner handled the media with ease while trainer Bob Baffert was hospitalized. Now that Baffert has been released, Schiappa is confident Game On Dude is ready for a strong showing in the Dubai World Cup.
Giant Ryan and The Factor, the U.S. representatives in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, have worked well on the Tapeta surface at Meydan Racecourse and appear primed for big efforts.
Simon Burgess talks with jockey Frankie Dettori, who has 7 mounts on the Dubai World Cup program including African Story. Watch Video
Simon Burgess talks with Peter Snowden, trainer of Helmet, who runs, in the UAE Derby, and Sepoy, Dubai Golden Shaheen contender. Sponsored by AmWest Watch Video
Simon Burgess talks with Patrick Shaw, trainer of Rocket Man, the 2011 Dubai Golden Shaheen winner, who returns to defend his title in 2012. Sponsored by AmWest Watch Video
Royal Delta galloped around Meydan Racecourse just after sunrise on March 25 and then returned to school in the paddock as the last rays of daylight tickled the towers of Dubai's emphatic skyline read blog
Game On Dude worked four furlongs in :48 2/5 at Meydan March 26 in preparation for a start in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 31 at the Dubai racecourse.
Chantal Sutherland knows all about the historical barriers she will shatter when Bob Baffert gives her a leg up on Game On Dude in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I).
Benjamin Leon Jr. is ready for his international adventure with Royal Delta. The 4-year-old daughter of Empire Maker is scheduled to run in the 17th edition of the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 31.
At least 48 grade/group I winners and more than 20 champions or classic winners are expected to meet in what will be the world's richest day of racing, the $27 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) program at Meydan March 31.
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More than 20 international grade/group I winners are likely to compete on the March 10 Dubai Super Saturday card of seven stakes at Meydan worth a total of $1,775,000.
Synthetic experience key to decisions to ship to Dubai read blog
The Emirates Racing Authority has approved the calendar for the 2011/2012 racing seasons at Jebel Ali Racecourse, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Meydan Racecourse, and Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club.
The New York Racing Association has reached an agreement with ESPN to televise up to 13 weekends of racing to the United Arab Emirates, including Dubai.
The 14 horses ready to start in the $10-million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 26 are expected to make history as the highest earning field in racing history outside Japan.
Although Bob Baffert's request for a Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) invitation for his Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner Game On Dude was duly delivered by the Dubai Racing Club, the gelding will be staying in his stall.
Racing from Dubai, Australia and horses like Uncle Mo and Tackleberry. View Slideshow
Dick Powell's picks for the Dubai Carnival Feb. 17, including the Al Fahidi Fort Stakes (UAE-IIT) sponsored by Commercial Bank of Dubai.
South African breds Zanzamar and J J The Jet Plane catch the eye at Meydan in Dubai.
Dick Powell's picks for the Dubai Carnival Feb. 10., including the $250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas (UAE-III) sponsored by Dubal.
Calvin Borel, who won an unprecedented third Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) in four years while aboard Super Saver in 2010, will represent the United States in the Meydan Masters jockey competition in Dubai,
Godolphin's Gayego is scheduled to run Feb. 10 in Dubai.
Handicapper Dick Powell's picks for the Dubai Carnival races Feb. 5.
For the second year in a row, AmWest Entertainment will offer worldwide distribution of the racing signal for wagering on the Dubai International Racing Carnival from Meydan Racecourse.
AmWest Entertainment has again been chosen to distribute the signal for the Dubai Racing Club, which will offer an expanded season in 2010-11, in North and South America.
The Dubai Racing Club has announced a change in distance of the Al Quoz Sprint (UAE-II) from six furlongs (1,200 meters) to five furlongs (1,000 meters) on turf.
The ruler of Dubai's finish earned a team victory in World Equestrian Games event.
And he's finding plenty of prospects, according to his adviser, Rick Nichols, even though some European shoppers say European turf potential is lacking in pedigrees.
Dubai, one of the seven United Arab Emirates, will sponsor the group I Dewhurst Stakes, it was announced Aug. 25. The race will be run Oct. 16 at Newmarket in England.
Front-running 7-year-old figures to carry them as far as he can in 12-furlong stakes March 27 at Meydan.
Following Conveyance's game win in the Southwest Stakes (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park, Sheikh Rashid has decided to keep the colt in the United States.
Fresh off the glory of winning the Eclipse Award as America's outstanding owner of 2009, the Maktoum family's Godolphin stable is poised to unleash some of its strongest American-based runners at Meydan.
Trials held at the new Meydan racing facility in advance of the Dubai Racing Carnival received a thumbs-up, according to the Dubai Racing Club.
He plans to build a one-mile training track on the property, which is located approximately six miles from the Aiken Training Track.
Horses need a break after competing in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) because of the long period of training and competing involved.
Abu Dhabi, the largest member of the United Arab Emirates, will give $10 billion to Dubai to help cover the debt of a state-owned conglomerate.
The Tattersalls December foal sale finished with a flourish on the fourth and final day Nov. 28 in England. Ten weanlings sold for 100,000 guineas ($172,951 in U.S. funds) or more apiece, and the gross for the entire auction grew to more than 20,000,000 guineas ($34,590,150).
The debt crisis in Dubai was being closely monitored Nov. 27 by buyers and sellers of high-end Thoroughbreds, but there was no immediate indication Dubai's ruler would scale back his enormous financial ties to the industry in the United States and elsewhere.
When Dubai-based Synergy Investments purchased Fasig-Tipton last year, officials of the auction firm said that one of the company's missions would be to bring in new participants to Thoroughbred racing. The initial effort, known as the Fasig-Tipton Racing Club, will involve a broad-based program that will identify racing enthusiasts who have the potential and desire to become active owners.
Sheikh Mohammed, the world's biggest Thoroughbred auction spender, inspected yearlings consigned to the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale the morning of Aug. 10, just hours before the 6 p.m. (EDT) start of the New York auction. As a light rain fell, the ruler of Dubai looked at some horses while standing under the cover of the new walking ring. He previously had visited the Fasig-Tipton sale grounds early in the evening on Aug. 9.
Dubai champion Victory Moon was euthanized July 26 after fracturing a hind leg in his stall.
Big City Man, who defeated champion Indian Blessing in this year's Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I), died July 5 of a strangulated cecum, several hours after a six-furlong work in 1:13.40 at Hollywood Park.
Meydan Race Course announced that January 28, 2010 was the date the first meeting would be staged at the new Dubai track.
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