Dubai Carnival

Previews, interviews, video and results for the Dubai Carnival.

  • Al Quoz Sprint Press Conference

    Al Quoz Sprint Press Conference

    Comments from jockey Francois-Xavier Bertras and trainer Didier Guillemin after The Right Man's victory in the Al Quoz Sprint Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Godolphin Mile Press Conference

    Comments from trainer Doug Watson after Second Summer's victory in the Godolphin Mile Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 24, 2017

    Horses preparing for 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Decorated Knight (#11 Yellow), Trip to Paris (#8 Red), Sheikhzayedroad (#2 Red), and Jack Hobbs (#4 Green) Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup: Saeed bin Suroor

    Saeed bin Suroor talks about Move Up, who runs in the March 25 Dubai World Cup, after the post position draw on March 22. Courtesy ClubGodolphin.com

  • Sh Juma bin Dalmook Al Maktoum, Saeed bin Suroor & Jim Crowley accept the trophy for the Al Rashidiya Empowered By IPIC

    Godolphin Has Red Letter Day in Dubai

    Color the Meydan winner's circle blue, Godolphin blue precisely, as Sheikh Mohammed's racing pipeline provided a steady supply of horses to win five of the six Thoroughbred races on the Jan. 26 card.

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    'Chrome' Morphing Into Worldwide Brand

    Even before California Chrome tests his mettle in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), racetrack executives worldwide are making pitches in hopes of attracting the popular Kentucky Derby winner.

  • Graham Motion on Animal Kingdom and Travel

    What kept Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom performing at his best as he traveled the world? His trainer Graham Motion explains.

  • Flotilla

    Dubai World Cup Thoughts 2014

    The Dubai World Cup is quickly approaching. Many of the world's best are likely entrants for the March 29 Dubai World Cup race card. Here are my thoughts on the Dubai World Cup races.

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    Royal Delta 'Enchanting' Onlookers at Meydan

    Besilu Stable's Royal Delta puts on an enchanting performance March 27 in Dubai, working three furlongs in :35.64 at Meydan in advance of the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates (UAE-I).

  • Cirrus des Aigles gets the win in the in the Dubai Sheema Classic at Meydan.

    Historic Sheema Classic for Female Trainer

    France's Corine Barande-Barbe became the first female trainer to win a race on Dubai World Cup night when Cirrus des Aigles captured the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic Presented By Longines (UAE-I) at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Cityscape and James Doyle dominate the Dubai Duty Free at Meydan.

    Cityscape Romps in Dubai Duty Free

    Juddmonte Farms' homebred Cityscape took over turning for home and burst clear of the field in the stretch en route to a record-setting victory in the $5 million Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) March 31 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Ortensia (far left) passes them all to win the Al Quoz Sprint.

    Aussie Mare Ortensia Scores Al Quoz Sprint

    Ortensia, bred and based in Australia, rallied from last and gobbled up the field from the outside to score the $1 million Al Quoz Sprint Sponsored by Emirates NBD (UAE-I) March 31 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Daddy Long Legs and Colm O'Donoghue take the UAE Derby.

    Daddy Long Legs Storms Home in UAE Derby

    Daddy Long Legs held off the late challenges of Yang Tse Kiang and Wrote to win the $2 million UAE Derby Sponsored by the Saeed and Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (UAE-II) at Meydan Racecourse March 31.

  • Dubai Interview: Nelson Clemmens

    Simon Burgess talks with Nelson Clemmens, AmWest CEO, about the Dubai World Cup, the chances of the American horses, and AmWest.

  • Game On Dude and Chantal Sutherland draw a crowd Friday morning at Meydan.

    Schiappa Has Confidence in the 'Dude'

    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

    Giant Ryan, The Factor Go for the Gold

    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.

  • Dubai Interview: Frankie Dettori

    Simon Burgess talks with jockey Frankie Dettori, who has 7 mounts on the Dubai World Cup program including African Story.

  • Bob Baffert

    Baffert Released From Dubai Hospital

    Trainer Bob Baffert was released from a Dubai Hospital March 29, three days after suffering a heart attack following his arrival in the United Arab Emirates to manage his horses for the World Cup.

  • Royal Delta gallops in Dubai.

    Long Before Dawn and Extending Into Night

    For Royal Delta, a big part of her daily routine revolves around eating. And she approaches her meals with the same kind of enthusiasm that she has for running.

  • Falls of Lora won the UAE Oaks by 2 3/4 lengths on February 23.

    Falls of Lora Takes on Boys in UAE Derby

    Falls of Lora will seek to emulate her stablemate Khawlah when she takes on colts in the $2 million UAE Derby Sponsored by the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (UAE-II) at Meydan Racecourse March 31.

  • Joy And Fun won the Al Quoz Sprint in 2010.

    Joy And Fun Back for More in Al Quoz Sprint

    Veteran Hong Kong-based sprinter Joy And Fun will face 15 of the world's best turf sprinters in the $1 million Al Quoz Sprint Sponsored by Emirates NBD (UAE-IT) at Meydan Racecourse March 31.

  • Dick's Picks for Dubai World Cup Day March 31

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the Dubai World Cup program March 31 at Meydan Racecourse, including the Sheema Classic, Duty Free, Golden Shaheen, Al Quoz Sprint, and of course, the $10 million main event.

  • Royal Delta

    One More Perfect Day In The Desert

    From the time she zipped through three furlongs down the stretch as a light sharpener for the world's richest race until post positions were drawn more than eight hours later, trainer Bill Mott wouldn't have changed a thing.

  • Dubai Interview: Peter Snowden

    Simon Burgess talks with Peter Snowden, trainer of Helmet, who runs, in the UAE Derby, and Sepoy, Dubai Golden Shaheen contender. Sponsored by AmWest

  • Dubai Interview: Patrick Shaw (Rocket Man)

    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

  • Royal Delta in Dubai.

    Mott Says Royal Delta is Feeling Sassy

    With her bid for history in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-gr. I) only four days away, Royal Delta is feeling, as trainer Bill Mott put it with a delighted grin, 'sassy.'