Captain Steve, Best of the Bests, Co-Favored in World Cup

There are clear favorites in three of the big Dubai World Cup Day races, but in THE BIG race, the $6 million Dubai World Cup, Captain Steve from the U.S. and the home team's Best of the Bests are both 7-4. According to William Hill, one of England's leading bookmakers. the biggest favorite on the day is Sunline, who is the 13-8 choice in the Dubai Duty Free.

There is a gap in the World Cup, with Aptitude, also from the U.S., next at 6-1.

Caller One is 10-3 favorite in the Golden Shaheen and Fantastic Light is 7-4 favorite in the Sheema Turf Classic.

The horse drawing the most attention in the past few days has been Germany's Catella, bet down in the Sheema Turf Classic from 20-1 to 14-1.

The odds from William Hill by race:

Dubai World Cup (10 furlongs on dirt)
7-4 Captain Steve, Best Of The Bests
6-1 Aptitude
7-1 Hightori
14-1 Ekraar
16-1 Broche
25-1 State Shinto, To The Victory
40-1 Early Warning, Aristotle
50-1 Regular Member
100-1 Sei Mi

Sheema Classic (12 furlong on turf)
7-4 Fantastic Light
9-2 Daliapour
8-1 Give The Slip, Mutafaweq, Silvano
10-1 Endless Hall
14-1 Caitano, Catella, Indigenous
16-1 Miletrian
20-1 Crimson Quest
25-1 Inchlonaig, Island House, Kutub, Stay Gold
33-1 Murghem

Duty Free (9 furlong on turf)
13-8 Sunline
9-2 Fairy King Prawn
5-1 Jim And Tonic
11-1 Arkadian Hero
12-1 Golden Silca, Slickly
14-1 Ladies Din,
16-1 Sumitas
20-1 Happy Diamond, Swallow Flight
28-1 Prolix, Shamrock City
50-1 Crisos il Monaco, Eagle Cafe

Golden Shaheen (6 furlongs on dirt)
10-3 Caller One
4-1 Nuclear Debate
11-2 Men's Exclusive
6-1 Serenita
7-1 Morluc
10-1 Bertolini
12-1 Three Points, Pipalong
16-1 Gold World Winner
25-1 Andreyev, Istintaj, Tedburrow
33-1 Bomber Hill, Pitu da Guanabara