Soft Falling Rain got a less than ideal trip in the $1 million Godolphin Mile before storming to victory in the first race on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) card March 30 at Meydan.
Moonwalk in Paris (FR)
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2008
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum's unbeaten colt Soft Falling Rain will get the first major test of his career in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) March 20 at Meydan.
African Story stormed along the rail to win the $200,000 Burj Nahaar (UAE-III) over Capital Attraction while U.S.-based Dullahan was unplaced in his warm-up for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) late this month.
Donegal Racing's synthetic track specialist and Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) hopeful Dullahan will sharpen up for his planned start in the $10 million race later this month in the $200,000 Burj Nahar (UAE-III) March 9 at Meydan.
Moonwalk in Paris gamely charged through a gap and up the rail for a convincing two-length win in the $200,000 Firebreak Stakes Presented by Range Rover (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan.
|Owner||SARL ECURIE J-L TEPPER|
|Breeder||NEUSTRIAN ASSOCIATES & DANDY'S FARM|
|Moonwalk in Paris (FR) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Oratorio (IRE)||Danehill|
|Shining Glory (GB)||Singspiel (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Ste D'Entrainement J.C.Rouget||Haras d'Etreham||$99,323|
|Racing prospect||Anthony Stroud Bloodstock||Jean-Claude Rouget||$404,116|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.