Keyword: Al Maktoum Challenge

  • 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

  • Shuruq

    Shuruq Trounces Males in Maktoum Challenge

    Under a whipping and driving Silvestre De Sousa, Godolphin filly Shuruq sped past pacesetter Empire Storm late and won the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge-Round I (UAE-II) in a quick time Jan. 9 at Meydan.

  • Mendip and Frankie Dettori take the Al Maktoum Challenge-Round I.

    Mendip Sails to Easy Win in Maktoum Challenge

    Heavily favored Mendip took the lead at the top of the stretch and was never challenged, sailing home for an easy victory in the Al Maktoum Challenge-Round I Sponsored by Longines (UAE-III) at Meydan Race Course Jan. 13.

  • Midshipman comes home strong at Meydan.

    Midshipman Gets Back on Track in Dubai

    Midshipman, the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner in 2008 and champion 2-year-old colt that year, returned to his winning ways Feb. 25 in an allowance race at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai.

  • Chiquitin's Win Shakes Up World Cup Picture

    Chiquitin, ridden with authority by Mick Kinane, made all the running to win the third-round $300,000 Al Maktoum Challenge (UAE-II) over the Dubai World Cup course and distance at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse at the 2005 Dubai International Racing Club Saturday.

  • Yard-Arm, Cherry Mix Battle in World Cup Preview

    Yard-Arm and Cherry Mix, two of the leading contenders for this year's $6 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) on March 26, go head-to-head during the Dubai International Racing Carnival's meeting on March 5.