Dubai World Cup Day 2013

View the races and sights from the Dubai World Cup race card.

The Meydan racetrack is ready for a big day March 30, 2013. The Dubai World Cup has arrived.

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A morning at Medyan during Dubai World Cup Week.

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Dale Romans and Gary Stevens talking at Meydan during Dubai World Cup week.

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Sheikh Mohammed entertains the world with the 2013 Dubai World Cup race card.

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All 9 trophies for the races on Dubai World Cup day.

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Al Manun Monlau wins the Dubai Kahaya Classic with Christoph Soulmillion up at Meydan on March 30th, 2013.

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Al Manun Monlau running in the Dubai Kahaya Classic.

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Al Manun Monlau in the winner's circle after winning the Dubai Kahaya Classic.

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Trainer Saeed Bin Suoor on Dubai World Cup Day.

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The connections of Al Manun Monlau accept their trophy following victory in the Dubai Kahaya Classic.

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Soft Falling Rain with Paul Hanagan up runs in the Godolphin Mile.

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Soft Falling Rain approaching the finish line in the Godolphin Mile.

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Soft Falling Rain wins the Godolphin Mile at Meydan.

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Soft Falling Rain in the winner's circle after a victory in the Godolphin Mile.

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The Godolphin Mile trophy presentation.

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Calvaryman running in the Dubai Gold Cup.

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Cavalryman winning the Dubai Gold Cup.

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Lines of Battle with Ryan Moore up, running in the UAE Derby.

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Lines of Battle running in the UAE Derby.

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Lines of Battle winning the UAE Derby on Dubai World Cup day.

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Lines of Battle earns 100 points toward a probable start in the May 4 Kentucky Derby.

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Lines of Battle in the winner's circle following his victory in the UAE Derby.

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The UAE Derby trophy presentation for the winning connections of Lines of Battle.

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Shea Shea running in the Al Quoz Sprint on March 30th, 2013 at Meydan Racecourse.

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Shea Shea winning the Al Quoz Sprint.

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Shea Shea in the winner's circle after a victory in the Al Quoz Sprint.

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Christophe Soumillon after winning the Al Quoz Sprint on Shea Shea.

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Connections of Shea Shea at the trophy presentation after a victory in the Al Quoz Sprint.

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Reynaldothewizard running in the Golden Shaheen.

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Reynaldothewizard wins the 2013 Golden Shaheen.

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Connections of Reynaldothewizard accept the trophy for the Golden Shaheen.

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Sajjhaa running in the Dubai Duty Free with Silvestre De Sousa up on Dubai World Cup day March 30, 2013.

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Sajjhaa winning the Dubai Duty Free.

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Godolphin Racing's Sajjhaa displayed a late turn of foot and kicked clear in the stretch to win the Dubai Duty Free.

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Connections of Sajjhaa at the Dubai Duty Free trophy presentation.

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St Nicholas Abbey and Joseph O'Brien run in the Dubai Sheema Classic.

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St Nicholas Abbey winning the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic.

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Coolmore and partners' St Nicholas Abbey spoiled the international debut of sensational filly Gentildonna as he drew off in the stretch from the reigning Japanese Horse of the Year.

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St Nicholas Abbey after winning the Dubai Sheema Classic.

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St Nicholas Abbey and Joseph O'Brien celebrate after winning the Dubai Sheema Classic.

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Emirates girls at the post draw with the Dubai World Cup Trophy.

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The Dubai World Cup field.

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Animal Kingdom and Joel Rosario running in the Dubai World Cup at Meydan on March 30th, 2013.

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The drought for America in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) came to an end March 30 when champion Animal Kingdom burst clear in the homestretch for a spectacular score at Meydan Racecourse.

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Joel Rosario rode the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) victor to a two-length triumph in the Emirates Airline-sponsored $10 million event—the world's richest horse race —for trainer Graham Motion and owners Arrowfield Stud and Team Valor International.

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Animal Kingdom, forwardly placed on the outside of pacesetter Royal Delta in the 2,000-meter test (about 1 1/4 miles), took the lead rounding the final turn and opened up a daylight advantage in upper stretch.

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Animal Kingdom crosses the finish line in the Dubai World Cup.

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Joel Rosario and Animal Kingdom win the Dubai World Cup.

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The majority partners for Animal Kingdom hold the Dubai World Cup trophy.

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Animal Kingdom trainer Graham Motion and Sheikh Mohammed following the Dubai World Cup.

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The Dubai World Cup trophy presentation with the connections of Animal Kingdom.

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