Horse of the Year California Chrome continued to prepare for an appearance in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) with a five-furlong workout in 1:00 at Los Alamitos Racecourse Feb. 27.
Shared Belief, impressive winner of the San Antonio Invitational Stakes (gr. II), worked five furlongs in a bullet 1:00 2/5 Feb. 24 at Golden Gate Fields.
Steve Haskin and Ron Mitchell talk about the weekend of racing. Steve expands on the performances of Shared Belief, California Chrome, Dortmund, Firing Line, Danzig Moon, Cyrus Alexander, Far From Over, and Constitution.
Horses featured: Short Squeeze (#138), Over The Ocean (#109), Horatio Bloom (#106), Icecapada (#107), Fattsota (#135), Frontier Fighter (#136), Eye in the Sky (#105), Duke Derby (#103)
Champions to square off in San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 7 at Santa Anita Park.
Breeders' Cup Classic runner-up will be pointed for Dubai World Cup and gets a new rider, Frankie Dettori.
WinStar Farm's Commissioner, runner-up to Tonalist in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) last June, will make his first start since the classic in a 1 1/16-mile optional claimer at Gulfstream Park Jan. 10.
Highlights from the racing career of Japan's champion mare Gentildonna. view slideshow
Morning Training - Interview with John Ryan, Trainer at Meydan Tuesday 6th January 2015
Morning Training - Interview with Martin Talty, International Racing Manager at Dubai Racing Club taken at Meydan Tuesday 6th January 2015
Morning Training - Interview with Mike De Kock, Trainer at Meydan Tuesday 6th January 2015
Morning Training - Interview with Fredrik Reuterskiold, Trainer at Meydan Tuesday 6th January 2015
The Dubai World Cup Carnival, offering purses in excess of $38 million, kicks off its 11-date stand Jan. 8 at Meydan Racecourse.
Undefeated Uruguayan Triple Crown winner Sir Fever has been purchased privately by an undisclosed buyer and is expected to race in the United Arab Emirates, according to Nov. 17 reports.
WinStar Farm's Commissioner, runner-up to Tonalist in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), is back in training in South Florida with Todd Pletcher after undergoing surgery to have a small chip removed from his left front ankle.
California Chrome will not race in Japan in December and appears to be done with racing for the 2014 season, according to co-owner and co-breeder Perry Martin.
Interview with Frank Gabriel, Executive Director Racing – Dubai Racing Club and his reaction after the two dirt trials at Meydan Racecourse on Tuesday November 4, 2014 ahead of the opening race meeting on Thursday November 6th
Racing lost one its all-time greats with the passing of Cigar. As a tribute, I am reprinting some of my most memorable experiences with this magnificent horse. read blog
Street Cry, Darley's leading sire whose progeny included Zenyatta and classic winner Street Sense, has been euthanized after succumbing to complications relating to a neurological condition. The son of Machiavellian was 16.
What kept Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom performing at his best as he traveled the world? His trainer Graham Motion explains. watch video
What kept Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom performing at his best as he traveled the world? His trainer Graham Motion explains.
Coverage of the Dubai World Cup from the walking ring to the race, to the after race festivities, including comments from jockey Silvestre De Sousa. Watch Video
Godolphin Racing's African Story was guided off the rail at the head of the straight to overtake leader Mukhadram en route to a comfortable victory in the $10 million Dubai World cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline March 29.
Just a Way, who won just two of his first 15 career starts, showed he has left those days behind as he easily won the $5 million Dubai Duty Free Sponsored by Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) March 29 at Dubai.
Watch the Dubai World Cup races from Meydan, including the Dubai World Cup. Live Now!
Toast of New York is the toast of Dubai and his connections will consider the possibility of trying to become the toast of Kentucky after posting the easiest of victories in the $2 million UAE Derby (UAE-II).
Horses include Rich Tapestry (Gold #8), Brightline (Blue #1), African Story (White #1), Dunaden (Green #7), Flotilla (Blue #5), Magician (Green #12), Ruler of The World (White #12), and Giovanni Boldini (Pink #5). Watch Video
Jockey Joseph O'Brien talks about his mounts for Dubai World Cup Day, including Ruler of The World in the Dubai World Cup. Watch Video
Morning training at Meydan on March 28, including Belshazzar (white #3), Tokei Halo (Yellow #8), Dabadiyan (Red #3), Joy and Fun (Gold #9), Emirates Flyer (Pink #3), Gabrial (Blue #15), Hokko Tarumae (White #5), and more. Watch Video
The $27 million Dubai World Cup races will be streamed live on BloodHorse.com March 29 beginning at 8:45 a.m. EDT.
The 19th renewal of the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 29 comes with a noticeable absence: There is no United States-based runner in the race previously won by American-trained horses nine times in 18 editions.
Horse Racing Radio Network returns to Gulfstream Park March 29 and will provide 5 1/2 hours of exclusive live radio coverage beginning with the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) at noon EDT.
Morning training at Meydan on March 27, including Military Attack (White #7), Sterling City (Gold #10), Mull of Killough (Blue #9), Jamesie (Gold #4), Elleval (Blue #4), and Denim and Ruby (Green #4). Watch Video
In the absence of an American runner in the March 29 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), U.S. racing fans can certainly unite behind Ron the Greek in the world's richest horse race.
Morning training at Meydan on March 26, including Rich Tapestry (Gold #8), Medicean Man (Orange #10), Zee Bros (Orange #12), Joshua Tree (Red #5), Flotilla (Blue #5), Side Glance (White #14), Berlino Di Tiger (Orange #5). Watch Video
Trainer Nicholas Bachalard talks about Ron the Greek, who runs in the Dubai World Cup. Watch Video
Trainer David Marnane talks about Elleval, who runs in the Godolphin Mile, and Jamesie, who is entered in the Dubai Golden Shaheen.
Morning training at Meydan on March 25, including Ambivalent (#1 Green), Joshua Tree (#5 Red), Red Cadeaux (#10 White), Rich Tapestry (#8 Gold), Dank (#2 Yellow), Shea Shea (#11 Orange), and more. Watch Video
Morning training at Meydan on March 25, including Mount Athos (#15 Green), Amber Sky (#3 Orange), Twilight Eclipse (#16 Green), Catcall (#6 Orange), Akeed Mofeed (#2 White), Cirrus Des Aigles (#3 Green), and more. Watch Video
The Dubai World Cup is quickly approaching. Many of the world's best are likely entrants for the March 29 Dubai World Cup race card. Here are my thoughts on the Dubai World Cup races. read blog
After shipping in from Saudi Arabia, Emirates Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) hopeful and American grade I winner Ron the Greek was out at Meydan for a light canter March 25.
The most successful international trainer on Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) night, with a remarkable nine winners, South African Mike de Kock will saddle eight runners for the March 29 card at Meydan.
Several contenders for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), including last year's runner-up Red Cadeaux, took to the track March 24 at Meydan to stretch their legs before the world's richest race March 29.
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.
Watch horses such as Dunaden (FR), Sole Power (GB), Sommerabend (GB), Rich Tapestry (IRE), Man Amongst Men (IRE), Joshua Tree (IRE), Red Dubawi (IRE), Elleval (IRE), He's No Saint (GB), and Side Glance (GB) jog at Meydan. watch video
Race 2 - Al Bastakiya - 3/8/2014 Asmar (IRE) wins the Al Bastakiya and interview with winning Trainer Fawzi Nass & Jockey Richard Hughes #3 - Asmar (IRE) #8 - Emirates Flyer (GB) #10 - Duke Derby (IRE)
Race 1 - Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (Group 1) - 3/8/2014 Raaziq (FR) wins the Al Maktoum Challenge (Round 3) and interview with winning Jockey Olivier Peslier #7 - Raaziq (FR) #5 - Versac (FR) #11 - Af Lafeh (AE)
Race 4 - Mahab Al Simaal (Group 3) - 3/8/2014 Rich Tapestry (IRE) wins the Mahab Al Simaal. Interview with winning Jockey Olivier Doleuze and Trainer, Michael Chang #5 - Rich Tapestry (IRE) #10 - Reynaldothewizard (USA) #2 - Complicate (AUS)
Race 3 - Meydan Sprint (Group 3) - 3/8/2014 Shea Shea (SAF) wins the Meydan Sprint. Interview with winning Jockey Christophe Soumillon #6 - Shea Shea (SAF) #14 - Ahtoug (GB) #5 - Dux Scholar (GB)
Race 8 - Jebel Hatta - 3/8/2014 Interview with winning Jockey Christophe Soumillon #2 - Vercingetorix (SAF) #1 - Vancouverite (GB) #10 - Anaerobio (ARG)
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