Keyword: Doug Watson

  • Godolphin Mile Press Conference

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

  • Long River wins the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3

    Long River Leads Super Saturday Conquests

    The Kentucky-bred son of A.P. Indy, out of the multiple grade 1-winning Awesome Again mare Round Pond, surged to a 1 3/4-length triumph in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (G1).

  • Muarrab gets by X Y Jet to win the Dubai Golden Shaheen.

    Muarrab Nails X Y Jet in Dubai Golden Shaheen

    United States-based X Y Jet ran lights-out on the front-end but couldn't fend off Muarrab, who edged past near the wire to win the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen sponsored by Gulf News (UAE-I) March 26 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Polar River wins the 2016 UAE 1000 Guineas Trial.

    'River' Ready to Roll in UAE Derby

    Polar River, who has yet to taste defeat in four career outings with a combined victory margin of 32 lengths, appears to be the standout runner in the March 26 UAE Derby (UAE-II).

  • Dubai World Cup: Interview With Doug Watson

    Interview with trainer Doug Watson on March 21, 2016. Doug discusses Candy Boy, Cool Cowboy, One Man Band (IRE), Faulkner (GB), Basateen (IRE), Polar River, and Meadow Creek (GB). Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Polar River wins the 2016 UAE Oaks.

    Polar River to Pass on Kentucky Oaks

    The undefeated filly who will next take on boys in the UAE Derby (UAE-II) will likely not travel to the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), but could come to America in June for a race like the Acorn Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park.

  • Special Fighter takes the Chengdu Dubai International Cup.

    Special Fighter Wins Chengdu Dubai Cup

    Musabah Al Muhairi, the United Arab Emirates champion trainer for the 2014-15 season, and stable jockey Silvestre de Sousa won the Chengdu Dubai International Cup with Special Fighter April 4 in China.

  • Barbecue Eddie won the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 on January 10.

    Barbecue Eddie, Out of Bounds Set for Rematch

    The $200,000 Firebreak Stakes (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan features a rematch between Barbecue Eddie and Out of Bounds, the winner and runner-up, respectively, in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (UAE-II) last month.

  • Barbecue Eddie takes the Al Maktoum Challenge Round I at Meydan Racecourse.

    Barbecue Eddie Breaks Through at Meydan

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum's Barbecue Eddie rallied strongly on the outside to overtake runner-up Out of Bounds in the stretch and capture the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round I (UAE-II) on Jan. 10 at Meydan.

  • Gun Salute Aimed for Sheema Classic

    A partnership assembled by bloodstock agent Ben McElroy has purchased grade I winner Gun Salute and intends to send the 5-year-old son of Military to compete in the 2008 Dubai International Racing Carnival.

  • U.S. Winner Rosencrans Tops Dubai Field

    Godolphin's Rosencrans, winner of his sole juvenile start in the United States last year, turned the 3-year-old conditions race over 1,500 meters at Nad Al Sheba on Thursday night into a procession.