Keyword: Dubai World Cup

  • Special Fighter runs away from the field in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3.

    Special Fighter Upsets, Keen Ice Fades in UAE

    Special Fighter led at every call of the $400,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 Sponsored by Emirates (UAE-I) March 5 at Meydan, spoiling the Dubai debut of last year's Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner Keen Ice.

  • California Chrome

    'Chrome' Entered in World Cup Prep

    California Chrome as expected was entered for a 1 1/4-mile handicap at Meydan Racecourse Feb. 25 that will be his first start in Dubai this year and serve as his prep for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 26.

  • Dubai World Cup: Alan Sherman and 'Chrome'

    The Dubai Racing Club asks trainer Alan Sherman a few questions about how California Chrome looks leading up to the Dubai World Cup. Video courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup: Alan Sherman and 'Chrome'

    The Dubai Racing Club asks trainer Alan Sherman a few questions about how California Chrome looks leading up to the Dubai World Cup. Video courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Mshawish comes home a winner in the Donn Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2016/i-v9zkHXV">Order This Photo</a>

    Mshawish Dazzles in Donn Handicap

    Last year Mshawish took the Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT), but this season transitioned his form to dirt in brilliant style, and brought home the second grade I win of his career Feb. 6 at Gulfstream Park.

  • California Chrome in Dubai

    California Chrome to Run Feb. 25 in Dubai

    California Chrome will run Feb. 25 in a 2,000-meter handicap to prep for the March 26 Dubai World Cup (UAE_I) rather than racing on the March 5 "Super Saturday" program, assistant trainer Alan Sherman confirmed Jan. 26.

  • Strong U.S. Contingent for Dubai World Cup

    Led by 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome, a strong contingent of U.S.-based horses head the nominees to this year's $10-million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates (UAE-I) March 26 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • California Chrome

    California Chrome 'Feeling Good' in Dubai

    Decked out in his fresh new "Chrome" jacket in the paddock area just before the fourth race at Santa Anita Park Jan. 24, Art Sherman gave a glowing report on California Chrome's condition since landing in Dubai.

  • California Chrome On His Way to Dubai

    California Chrome left Los Alamitos Jan. 21 to begin his journey to Dubai for the Dubai World Cup. Includes comments from trainer Art Sherman. Video Courtesy Los Alamitos Race Course

  • California Chrome

    California Chrome Departs for Dubai

    California Chrome will begin another journey to the other side of the world Jan. 21, when he'll depart from his double-wide stall at Los Alamitos Race Course at 5 a.m. PT with Dubai in his sights.

  • California Chrome on track at Los Alamitos

    California Chrome Continues Los Al Progress

    Horse of the Year California Chrome is "preparing himself really well" for a comeback, according to trainer Art Sherman after the Lucky Pulpit colt breezed five furlongs in 1:01 Dec. 5 at Los Alamitos.

  • Fans greet California Chrome at Taylor Made Stallions on Sept. 25.

    California Chrome Back to Sherman Next Month

    A final soundness exam Oct. 1 by Dr. Larry Bramalge of Rood & Riddle will clear the 4-year-old son of Lucky Pulpit for a return to training, and he is expected to ship back to trainer Art Sherman's California base.

  • 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.

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    Firing Line to Sit Out Rest of 2015

    Arnold Zetcher's Firing Line, who gave American Pharoah his toughest test of the Triple Crown with a runner-up effort in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will likely miss the rest of his 3-year-old season.

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    Martin Defends Sending 'Chrome' to Ascot

    A statement from Perry Martin, majority owner of Horse of the Year California Chrome, regarding a decision to send the 4-year-old colt to compete at Royal Ascot following his runner-up finish in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I).

  • Dubai World Cup Video Recap

    Video Coverage of Prince Bishop's victory in the Dubai World Cup from the parade ring to the race and comments from jockey William Buick and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Dubai Turf

    Video Coverage of Solow's victory in the Dubai Turf from the parade ring to the race to interviews with jockey Maxim Guyon and trainer Freddy Head. Courtesy of the 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 Day 2015: Dubai World Cup

    Video Coverage of Prince Bishop's victory in the Dubai World Cup from the parade ring to the race and comments from jockey William Buick and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • 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: UAE Derby

    Coverage of the Mubtaahij's victory in the UAE Derby from the parade ring to the race to the celebration afterwards, and interviews with the connections. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Al Quoz Sprint

    Video Coverage of Sole Power's victory in the Al Quoz Sprint from the parade ring to the race to comments from winning Jockey Richard Hughes and Trainer Edward Lynham. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Dubai Golden Shaheen

    Coverage of Secret Circle's victory in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, from the parade ring to the race, and comments from winning rider Victor Espinoza. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Dubai Gold Cup

    Video Coverage of Brown Panther's victory in the Dubai Gold Cup from the parade ring to the race to the celebration afterwards, and comments from winning jockey Richard Kingscote. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dolniya streaks to victory in the Dubai Sheema Classic.

    Dolniya Quickens to Sheema Classic Score

    The 4-year-old filly Dolniya beat the boys March 28, taking the $6 million Dubai Sheema Classic Presented by Longines (UAE-I) at Meydan over Flintshire while American champion Main Sequence finished seventh.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Godolphin Mile

    Coverage of Tamarkuz's victory in the Godolphin Mile from the Parade Ring to the race, and interviews with the connections. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Sole Power (outside) storms home to win the Al Quoz Sprint.

    Sole Power Drives to Al Quoz Sprint Win

    Irish-trained Sole Power ran down Peniaphobia and won the $1 million IPIC Al Quoz Sprint (UAE-I) by about a half length March 28 at Meydan.

  • Dubai Wold Cup 2015: Trackwork March 27, 2015

    Horses on track at Meydan preparing for the March 28 Dubai World Cup races, including Amber Sky (Orange #2), Peniaphobia (Orange #3), Faithful Creek (Pink #4), Tap That (Pink #2), One and Only (Green #6), Epipaneia (White #1), Prayer for Relief (Blue #10), Lea (White #5), Rich Tapestry (Gold #2), My Johnny Be Good (Pink #5), and Salutos Amigos (Gold #5). Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup 2015: Edward Lynham

    Trainer Edward Lynham talks about Sole Power, who runs in the Al Quoz Sprint on March 28. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club.