Keyword: Dubai World Cup

  • The Unsolved Mystery of Arrogate

    We should remember the Arrogate who raised goose bumps on our arms and left us numb from the experience of watching him run. And we should ignore the phantom who floundered at Del Mar, as we would any mirage.

  • Gun Runner gallops at Churchill Downs

    Gun Runner to Return in Stephen Foster Handicap

    Grade 1 winner Gun Runner has been steadily training since returning from a runner-up finish in the Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) and is targeting the June 17 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs, Asmussen said May 1.

  • Dubai World Cup  3/25/17, photo by Mathea Kelley/Dubai Racing Club
Arrogate and Mike Smith win the Dubai World Cup

    The Week in Photos 3/28/2017

    Dubai World Cup, Dubai Golden Shaheen, Dubai Turf, Al Quoz Sprint, Happy Valley Vase, San Luis Rey, Bourbonette Oaks, Fear the Cowboy, Skip Away, Sunland Park Derby, Jack Cincinnati Casino Spiral, and more.

  • Arrogate and How We Define Greatness

    Arrogate is as great as each individual perceives him, and it has nothing to do with competition or longevity. Years from now, Arrogate's Hall of Fame plaque will be there among the others, and nowhere will it mention the quality of his competition.

  • 2017 Dubai World Cup

    ABR Presents: Arrogate Reigns Supreme

    Arrogate capped off a spectacular day of racing at the Dubai World Cup Festival with another unforgettable performance, overcoming a rough start to win the $10 million World Cup and become the richest North American racehorse in history!

  • Dubai World Cup Press Conference

    Dubai World Cup Press Conference

    Comments from trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith after Arrogate's victory in the Dubai World Cup. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dave Litfin - Litfin At Large

    Litfin at Large: Getting Handle on Dubai World Cup Card

    For some reason, or combination of reasons, I never seem to do much good on Dubai World Cup Day, so even though they're running nine stakes worth a total of $30 million in the desert Saturday, I am again finding it difficult to come up with a plan.

  • HRRN Set for Dubai, Gulfstream Coverage

    Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup World Championships, announced Thursday, their day-long schedule for March 25.

  • 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: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 4

    Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 4

    Horses preparing for the 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Spirit of Valor (#15 Pink), Washington DC (IRE) (#4 Black), Keen Ice (#8 White) and Quest for More (IRE) (#4 Red). Courtesy of Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 3

    Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 3

    Horses preparing for the 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Mind Your Biscuits (#2 Gold), Gun Runner (#2 White), Qatar Man (IRE) (#10 Pink), Vettori Kin (BRZ) (#3 Pink), Hoppertunity (#5 White), and Neolithic (#12 White). Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Hope Floats for Hoppertunity in Dubai World Cup

    While he is firmly in Arrogate's shadow as the duo readies for their respective runs in the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), Hoppertunity's standing as Bob Baffert's resident bright spot is one that will not be usurped.

  • Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 22, 2017 Part 4

    Horses preparing for 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Neolithic (#12 White), Not Listenin'tome (#1 Gold), Heshem (#9 Yellow), Wild Dude (#13 Gold), Dundonnell (#9 Gold), Mondialiste (#10 Yellow), and Mubtaahij Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 22, 2017 Part 3

    Horses preparing for 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Richard's Boy (#12 Black), Triple Nine (#10 Blue), Adirato (#9 Pink), Gifted Master (#7 Blue), St Joe Bay (#8 Gold), Sharp Azteca (#1 Blue), and Keen Ice (#8 White) Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 22, 2017 Part 2

    Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 22, 2017 Part 2

    Horses preparing for the 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Master Plan (#11 Pink), Sounds of Earth (#5 Green), Apollo Kentucky (#4 White), Amazing Kids (#2 Black), He Runs Away (#4 Pink) Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Sharp Azteca One to Catch in Godolphin Mile

    Judging his recent race form, trainer Jorge Navarro is declaring the current version of Sharp Azteca to be the best he has seen, a claim the dark bay runner will aim to back in the Godolphin Mile Sponsored by Meydan Sobha (G2) at Meydan Race Course.

  • 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

  • Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 21, 2017 Part 3

    Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 21, 2017 Part 3

    Horses preparing for the 2017 World Cup Day, including Limato (#1 Black), Wall of Fire (#12 Red), Decorated Knight (#11 Yellow), Handassa (#4 Grey), Sheikhzayedroad (#2 Red), Big Orange (#3 Red), and Postponed (#1 Green). Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 21, 2017 Part 2

    Horses preparing for the 2017 World Cup Day, Master Plan (#11 Pink), Heshem (#9 Yellow), Finsbury Square (#8 Black), Neolithic (#12 White), Cosmo Charlie (#8 Red), Top Score (#6 Red), and Mondialiste (#10 Yellow) Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup Horses Training on March 20

    Footage of morning training at Meydan on March 20, 2017 in the days leading up to the Dubai World Cup. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club. Neolithic (#12 White), Hopportunity Bob Baffert (#5 White), and Keen Ice Todd Pletcher (#8 White)

  • Arrogate works at Santa Anita March 12

    Arrogate Posts Last Work Before Shipping to Dubai

    Juddmonte Farms' Arrogate worked seven furlongs in 1:25 March 12 at Santa Anita Park in his final move before shipping to Dubai March 13 for the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1).