Keyword: Dubai Sheema Classic

  • Dubai Sheema Classic Press Conference

    Comments from trainer John Gosden, who explains that Jack Hobbs is a bit of a dreamer, and jockey William Buick after Jack Hobbs' victory in the Longines Dubai Sheema Classic. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • 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 2015: Teddy Grimthorpe

    Teddy Grimthorpe, Racing Manager for Khalid bin Abdullah, talks about Flintshire, who runs in the Dubai Sheema Classic. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • California Chrome
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    'Chrome' Tops U.S. Nominees for World Cup

    Horse of the Year California Chrome, dual champion Main Sequence, and Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Bayern are among U.S. runners nominated for races on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) card March 28 at Meydan.

  • Dubai World Cup: Dubai Sheema Classic

    Coverage of Gentildonna's victory in the Dubai Sheema Classic from the walking ring to the race, to the post-race activitiies, including comments from jockey Ryan Moore and trainer Sei Ishizaka.

  • Twilight Eclipse on the Meydan track.

    Twilight Eclipse Has Easy Gallop at Meydan

    Trainer Tom Albertrani plans to be on hand at Meydan March 26 to put the final touches on preparations for West Point Thoroughbreds' Twilight Eclipse, who is aiming for the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) March 29.

  • Twilight Eclipse jogs at Meydan March 24, 2014.

    Twilight Eclipse On Toes for Sheema Classic

    After arriving in Dubai and clearing quarantine, U.S.-based Twilight Eclipse made his first appearance on the track at Meydan March 23 with an energetic gallop ahead of the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) March 29.

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    Racing Voices: Across The World With Twilight

    Two graded stakes wins after the Breeders' Cup disappointment, here we are preparing to take a $1,000 yearling across the world for the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic next month. And he's got a hell of a chance.

  • Gentildonna Unplaced in Sheema Classic Prep

    Gentildonna's tuneup for the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) next month was foiled in the starting gate as the jittery star mare was sapped before the Kyoto Kinen (Jpn-II) began Feb. 16.

  • St Nicholas Abbey

    St Nicholas Abbey Progresses in Recovery

    A Dec. 10 update from Coolmore Stud spoke positively of the recovery of six-time grade/group I-winner St Nicholas Abbey, who continues to battle complications from a fractured right foreleg sustained in Ireland July 23.

  • St Nicholas Abbey rolls home to win the Dubai Sheema Classic.

    St Nicholas Abbey Wins Dubai Sheema Classic

    Coolmore and partners' St Nicholas Abbey spoiled the international debut of filly Gentildonna as he drew off from the reigning Japanese Horse of the Year, winning the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic March 30 at Meydan.

  • Pat Cummings' March 30 Dubai World Cup Picks

    Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing March 30 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. Presented by AmWest Entertainment.

  • Gentildonna
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    Gentildonna Towers in Dubai Sheema Classic

    Japan's brilliant filly Gentildonna begins her international campaign March 30 in the $5 million Longines Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) undercard at Meydan.

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    Little Mike, Dullahan to Point to Dubai

    Carlo Vaccarezza, owner and breeder of Little Mike, said the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I) winner will be pointed to the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) March 30 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • 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.

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    Dick's Pick's for Dubai World Cup

    Handicapper Dick Powell gives the nod to Victoire Pisa in the Dubai World Cup. See who else he's picked in the day's six other group races.

  • Dar Re Mi takes the Dubai Sheema Classic.

    Dar Re Mi Scales Dubai Sheema Classic

    Five-year-old mare Dar Re Mi, with new rider William Buick aboard, outlasted Buena Vista and Spanish Moon to capture the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) at Meydan March 27.

  • Eastern Anthem (2) fights for the win in the Dubai Sheema Classic.

    Eastern Anthem Wins Sheema Classic

    Irish-bred Eastern Anthem came from the back of the pack and stuck a nose in front at the wire to take the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) at 18-1 in a thrilling, three-way photo finish March 28 at Nad Al Sheba.

  • Purple Moon training at Nad al Sheba on March 24

    Rain Could Impact Sheema Classic Outcome

    Jamie Spencer rates his Dubai Sheema Classic mount Purple Moon as having "a good each-way chance" but stressed that any more rain would dampen his enthusiasm. Dubai was saturated Wednesday (March 25) night and Thursday morning.

  • Front House Ready for Sheema Classic

    Mike De Kock, who won the Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) last year with Sun Classique, has a strong chance of repeating the trick in this year running.

  • Marsh Side won the 2008 Canadian International at Woodbine.

    Marsh Side Pointed to Sheema Classic

    Trainer Neil Drysdale has decided that the best target for grade I winner Marsh Side would be the $5-million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) at Nad al Sheba on March 28.

  • Better Talk Now and regular rider Ramon Dominguez drew post six for the Dubai Sheema Classic Sponsored by Nakheel (UAE-I).

    Better Talk Now to Run in Dubai Sheema

    Better Talk Now might be several years removed from a victory in the John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), but that doesn't mean he's ready to take a back seat to some of the finest 1 1/2-mile turf experts in Dubai March 29.

  • In his final Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-IT) prep, Viva Pataca (Darren Beadman) defeats Iron Fist (Douglas Whyte) under barrier trial conditions at Sha Tin on  March 17.

    Viva Pataca Wins Sheema Classic Prep

    Jockey Darren Beadman gave an enthusiastic thumbs up for Viva Pataca after the champion completed his pre-Dubai departure work with a win in a mile barrier trial Monday, March 17, at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong.

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    Spring House Sets Table for Dubai

    Spring House could be headed for Dubai next month after his handy 2 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 San Luis Obispo Handicap (gr. IIT) on a slightly soft Santa Anita turf course Feb. 23.

  • Better Talk Now will head to Dubai for the Sheema Classic (UAE-IT) March 29.

    Better Talk Now Headed to Dubai

    Trainer Graham Motion said Feb. 20 that multiple grade I winner Better Talk Now will fly to Dubai from Florida March 18 to run in the Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-IT) at Nad Al Sheba racecourse on the World Cup undercard March 29.

  • 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.

  • Heart's Cry and Christophe Lemaire win the Dubai Sheema Classic.

    No Stopping Heart's Cry in Sheema Classic

    Heart's Cry, partnered by Christophe Lemaire and trained by Kojiro Hashiguchi, gave Japan its second win of the Dubai World Cup meeting, leading all the way to capture the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) over 2,400 meters (about 1 1/2 miles) on the Nad Al Sheba turf Saturday night.

  • HRTV, TVG, and ABC to Cover Dubai Racing

    With the $6-million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) an annual highlight of the early-season racing calendar, HRTV and TVG will offer coverage of Nad Al Sheba racecourse in the United Arab Emirates March 25, beginning at 9 a.m. EDT. In addition, ABC will provide on-site coverage of the World Cup and UAE Derby (UAE-II) for the first time.

  • Purses for Dubai Duty Free, Sheema Classic Boosted to $5 Million Each

    The Dubai Racing Club has announced a major increase in prize money for the Dubai World Cup meeting, with the Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) and the Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I), the two turf races run on Dubai World Cup day, will now be worth $5 million each, with a first prize of $3 million.