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  • Silvestre De Sousa celebrates victory aboard African Story in the Dubai World Cup.

    Benzel to Handle de Sousa's Book in NY

    Benzel, 40, will handle de Sousa's book while the 34-year-old Brazilian hopes to put down roots in the U.S. this October. De Sousa is atop the standings to collect his first title as Great Britain's champion rider.

  • 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.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: James Doyle

    Jockey James Doyle talks about African Story, last year's winner of the Dubai World Cup. who looks for a repeat win on March 28. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Finnegans Wake

    Finnegans Wake Nominated for Hong Kong Race

    The Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (HK-I) at Sha Tin April 26 drew 61 nominees, including last year's winner Designs On Rome, 2014 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner African Story, and U.S.-based Finnegans Wake.

  • African Story Maktoum Challenge Round 3 Recap

    Maktoum Challenge Round 3 winner African Story, trained by Saeed Bin Suroor, in the parade ring, race start, race finish and interview with winning jockey James Doyle.

  • African Story wins Maktoum Challenge Round 3

    Maktoum Challenge Round 3 winner African Story, trained by Saeed Bin Suroor, in the parade ring, race start, race finish and interview with winning jockey James Doyle. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • African Story holds off Prince Bishop to win the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3.

    African Story Excels in Maktoum Challenge

    Godolphin's African Story, last year's Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner, outran stablemate Prince Bishop and won the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (UAE-I) March 7 on the Super Saturday card at Meydan.

  • African Story won the 2014 Dubai World Cup on the then all-weather surface.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/Dubai-2014/38085033_tQgx4h#!i=3148897471&k=dhBcNZh">Order This Photo</a>

    African Story Tries Super Saturday Challenge

    Six-time Dubai World Cup winning trainer Saeed bin Suroor will give African Story another spin on Meydan's new dirt main track March 7 on Super Saturday in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (UAE-I).

  • Dubai World Cup: African Story's Win

    Coverage of the Dubai World Cup from the walking ring to the race, to the after race festivities, including comments from jockey Silvestre De Sousa.

  • Silvestre De Sousa celebrates victory aboard African Story in the Dubai World Cup.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/Dubai-2014/38085033_tQgx4h#!i=3148897471&k=dhBcNZh">Order This Photo</a>

    African Story Dominates Dubai World Cup

    Godolphin Racing's African Story was guided off the rail at the head of the straight to overtake leader Mukhadram en route to a comfortable victory in the $10 million Dubai World cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline March 29.

  • Dubai World Cup: March 28 Morning Training II

    Horses include Rich Tapestry (Gold #8), Brightline (Blue #1), African Story (White #1), Dunaden (Green #7), Flotilla (Blue #5), Magician (Green #12), Ruler of The World (White #12), and Giovanni Boldini (Pink #5).

  • Ruler of the World

    Ruler of The World Early World Cup Favorite

    Ruler of The World, last year's Epsom Derby (Eng-I) victor, is the early favorite for the Emirates Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 29 following the post position draw for the $10 million race.

  • Hunter's Light won the Al Maktoum Challenge-Round 2 in 2013.

    Hunter's Light Bids for Repeat at Meydan

    The road to the world's richest Thoroughbred race, the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), continues Feb. 6 with the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge-Round 2 (UAE-II) at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Animal Kingdom in Dubai.

    Animal Kingdom Draws Post 12 in World Cup

    Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), drew post 12 of 13 when the field was drawn March 27 for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) at Meydan March 30.

  • African Story storms home for a repeat win in the Burj Nahar.

    Dullahan Unplaced in Burj Nahaar

    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.

  • Dullahan at Meydan in Dubai.

    Dullahan Takes the Stage in Burj Nahar

    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.

  • Dubai Interview: Frankie Dettori

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