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  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Dubai Sheema Classic

    Video coverage of Dolniya's victory in the Dubai Sheema Classic, from the parade ring to the race to the celebration, and comments from jockey Christophe Soumillion and trainer A De Royer Dupre. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup Day 2015: Dubai World Cup

    Video Coverage of Prince Bishop's victory in the Dubai World Cup from the parade ring to the race and comments from jockey William Buick and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • I'm a Chatterbox flies home to take the Fair Grounds Oaks.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-jVg9nJ9">Order This Photo</a>

    I'm a Chatterbox Notches Easy FG Oaks Victory

    I'm a Chatterbox, a homebred racing for Fletcher and Carolyn Gray, won the Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II) by 2 1/2 lengths as the 3-5 favorite March 28, sweeping the three stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Fair Grounds.

  • Materiality comes home strong to take the Florida Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-KwQ45Vt">Order This Photo</a>

    Unbeaten Materiality Secures Florida Derby

    In his graded stakes debut, Alto Racing's Materiality proved up to the challenge as he scored a victory in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) on Saturday, March 28 at Gulfstream Park.

  • William Buick celebrates victory in the Dubai World Cup aboard Prince Bishop.

    Prince Bishop Denies U.S. Runners in Dubai

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum's Prince Bishop overpowered rivals California Chrome and Lea and opened up in the stretch to take the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) on Saturday, March 28 at Meydan.

  • Mubtaahij rolls to victory in the UAE Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-9gC4ggZ">Order This Photo</a>

    Mubtaahij Easily Earns Kentucky Derby Spot

    Mubtaahij drew off to an easy victory in the $2 million Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group UAE Derby (UAE-II) Saturday, March 28 at Meydan and punch his ticket to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • The Big Beast

    The Big Beast, 3YOs Prep for Wood Day Starts

    Grade I King's Bishop winner The Big Beast and defending Carter Handicap winner Dads Caps turned in final preparations March 28 for the April 4 Carter, while 3-year-olds tuning up for the Wood Memorial were also on the tab.

  • Dortmund

    Dortmund Logs Final Work for SA Derby

    Dortmund breezed six furlongs in 1:11 3/5 March 28, the third-fastest time of 31 moves at that distance at Santa Anita Park, just behind Bob Baffert stablemates Fame and Power (1:11) and Fantastic Style (1:11 2/5).

  • Sky Kingdom and Martin Garcia capture the Tokyo City Cup Stakes.

    Sky Kingdom Wins Second Tokyo City Cup

    Westrock Stables' Sky Kingdom continued to show his affinity for the 1 1/2-mile distance March 28 with an impressive victory in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Trainer David Jacobson

    Jacobson, Ortiz Earn Titles at Aqueduct

    Trainer David Jacobson and jockey Jose Ortiz opened up decisive early leads and cruised to the finish line to win their respective titles as the inner track meet came to a close on Saturday, March 28 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Imagining comes through with a victory in the Pan American Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-hfgLtCd">Order This Photo</a>

    Imagining Breaks Through for Pan Am Victory

    Phipps Stable's homebred Imagining finally returned to the winner's circle, snapping a five-race losing streak and proving best in the $150,000 Pan American Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park on March 28.

  • Dubai World Cup: Dubai Golden Shaheen

    Coverage of Secret Circle's victory in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, from the parade ring to the race, and comments from winning rider Victor Espinoza. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Call Me George gets up late to win the New Orleans Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-z8R2DpF">Order This Photo</a>

    Call Me George Pulls New Orleans 'Cap Upset

    Call Me George wore down Albano and favorite Moreno late in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II), engineering a 22-1 upset that provided jockey James Graham a milestone win March 28 at Fair Grounds

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: UAE Derby

    Coverage of the Mubtaahij's victory in the UAE Derby from the parade ring to the race to the celebration afterwards, and interviews with the connections. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: UAE Derby

    Coverage of the Mubtaahij's victory in the UAE Derby from the parade ring to the race to the celebration afterwards, and interviews with the connections. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Al Quoz Sprint

    Video Coverage of Sole Power's victory in the Al Quoz Sprint from the parade ring to the race to comments from winning Jockey Richard Hughes and Trainer Edward Lynham. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Dubai Golden Shaheen

    Coverage of Secret Circle's victory in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, from the parade ring to the race, and comments from winning rider Victor Espinoza. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • War Correspondent closes strongly to win the Appleton Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-sp4jb7v">Order This Photo</a>

    War Correspondent Captures Appleton

    War Correspondent, the favorite and a full brother to Declaration of War, rallies to catch Aripeka to win the one-mile Appleton Stakes (gr. IIIT) by a neck March 28 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Tarry Dominates Turffontein Classics

    Trainer Sean Tarry dominated racing at Turffontein on Classic Day on Saturday, March 28, saddling four group winners on the 11-race card.

  • Hartnell, Fenway Win Group I's in Australia

    Godolphin's Hartnell caused a sensation prior to the start of The BMW (Aus-I) March 28 at Rosehill Gardens, but eventually proved a decisive winner over Japanese raider and favorite To the World.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Dubai Gold Cup

    Video Coverage of Brown Panther's victory in the Dubai Gold Cup from the parade ring to the race to the celebration afterwards, and comments from winning jockey Richard Kingscote. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Gold Medal Dancer

    Gold Medal Dancer Works for Apple Blossom

    Gold Medal Dancer traveled five furlongs in a brisk :59 1/5 March 28 at Oaklawn Park, prepping for a run in the April 10 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I). A decision will be made March 30 as to whether Untapable will run.

  • Dubai Wold Cup 2015: Godolphin Mile

    Coverage of Tamarkuz's victory in the Godolphin Mile from the Parade Ring to the race, and interviews with the connections. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Solow leaves the competition behind in the Dubai Turf.

    Solow All Alone in Dubai Turf

    French runner Solow was all alone at the line in the $6 million Dubai Turf Sponsored by DP World (UAE-I) March 28. The 5-year-old covered the 1,800 meters in 1:47.76 to give trainer Freddy Head his first win in Dubai.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Godolphin Mile

    Coverage of Tamarkuz's victory in the Godolphin Mile from the Parade Ring to the race, and interviews with the connections. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Brown Panther cruises to victory in the Dubai Gold Cup.

    Brown Panther Pounces in Dubai Gold Cup

    Brown Panther overcame his wide draw soon after the start and kicked away to an impressive victory in the $1 million Al Tayer Motors Dubai Gold Cup (UAE-II) March 28 at Meydan.

  • Javier Castellano

    Castellano Gears Up for Busy FL Derby Day

    Javier Castellano will ride all 14 races at Gulfstream Park March 28, including Ami's Flatter in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I), and he wasn't even supposed to be in South Florida that day.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Edward Lynham

    Trainer Edward Lynham talks about Sole Power, who runs in the Al Quoz Sprint on March 28. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Trackwork March 27

    Horses on track at Meydan preparing for the March 28 Dubai World Cup races, including Prayer for Relief (Blue #10), Lea (White #5), Rich Tapestry (Gold #2), My Johnny Be Good (Pink #5), and Salutos Amigos (Gold #5).

  • Keeneland Spring Meet Set to Open April 3

    Keeneland begins its 2015 spring meet April 3 with the first two days of its 15-day stand anchored by the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass Stakes(gr. I), which moves up a week as part of a richer, re-ordered stakes calendar.

  • Stellar Wind

    Stellar Wind Striking for Curlin

    Three of Smart Strike's best sons-who retired to stud in the space of four years-are shaping up as if they have the potential to make their way to the upper echelons of the North American stallion colony.

  • Cooperative, Monarch End Simulcast Dispute

    The lengthy dispute that has kept members of the Mid-Atlantic Cooperative from offering wagering on racetracks represented by Monarch Content Management has ended, an official confirmed March 27.