Keyword: Essence of Dubai

  • A.P. Indy
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    Pedigree Analysis: Dreaming of A.P. Indy

    by John P. Sparkman<br /> In just about every way possible, A.P. Indy has been the ideal Thoroughbred of the international era of American racing and breeding.

  • Dubai Majesty is all alone at the finish of the Breeders&#39; Cup Filly &amp; Mare Sprint.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9266740%26ref%

    Dubai Majesty Rules BC Filly & Mare Sprint

    Dubai Majesty took over coming off the turn and rolled to a commanding victory in the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.

  • Essence of Dubai, the best horse produced from Epitome.

    Champion, Stakes Producer Epitome Dead at Age 19

    Epitome, who staged a stirring stretch drive to win the 1987 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) by a nose, has died at age 19. The mare died Nov. 12 after suffering a ruptured artery. She was boarded at John and Benny Williams' Elmwood Farm in Woodford County, Ky.

  • Essence of Dubai retired.

    Essence of Dubai to Hartley/De Renzo

    Essence of Dubai, a $2.3-million yearling who was a grade/group II stakes winner in the U.S. and Dubai, has been retired from racing and will stand in 2004 at Hartley/De Renzo Thoroughbreds near Ocala, Fla.

  • Inamorato Coming to U.S., But Not for Derby

    Three-year-olds Inamorato and Danuta are traveling to the United States on April 5, Godolphin announced, but will not run in the Kentucky Derby or the Kentucky Oaks next month.

  • Essence of Dubai captures Super Derby XXIII.

    Louisiana Downs Race Report: Essence of Hope

    Events often overtake intentions. When Edward J. DeBartolo created the Super Derby in 1980 for his Louisiana Downs, he intended it to be a late-season showdown for the top 3-year-olds in the nation. And although its name might have been a touch hyperbolic, even arrogant, the Super Derby indeed became a highlight on the racing calendar.

  • Essence of Dubai Reaches Target

    Even before he ran ninth in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Tom Albertrani thought Essence of Dubai would be more suited to the Belmont Stakes (gr. I). On Saturday, he will find out.

  • Essence of Dubai Turns in Belmont Work

    Godolphin Racing's Essence of Dubai, ninth in the Kentucky Derby, breezed five furlongs in 1:01 over the main track with exercise rider Lee Roebuck aboard.

  • Harlan&#39;s Holiday, working out at Churchill Downs on Tuesday.

    Steve Haskin's Derby Report (4/30): Closing Prices

    With so many classy speed horses and stalkers in this year's Derby, we were particularly interested in the final works by two of the closers whom we feel have a good chance to come charging late and who have the pedigrees to get the mile and a quarter.

  • Harlan&#39;s Holiday, in his final workout for the Kentucky Derby.

    Likely Derby Favorite, Others in Final Workouts

    Starlight Stable's Harlan's Holiday, the Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) and Florida Derby (gr. I) winner and likely favorite for the Kentucky Derby, underwent his final workout for Saturday's classic when he breezed a half-mile in :49 3/5.

  • Request for Parole turned in his final workout before the Kentucky Derby.

    A Cool Day at Churchill; Two Derby Contenders Work

    On a cool, windy morning that the horses seemed to like more than the people on the backside of Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby contenders Essence of Dubai and Request for Parole were the only two classic hopefuls working out.

  • Dettori to Ride in 2,000 Guineas, Flores Gets Essence of Dubai Mount

    David Flores will ride Essence of Dubai for the first time in the May 4 Kentucky Derby and also has the mount on Tempera in the May 3 Kentucky Oaks. Frankie Dettori will ride Imperial Gesture in the Oaks, but will be in England on Derby day to ride Naheef in the Sagitta Two Thousand Guineas.

  • Essence of Dubai (left, 6) defeats Total Impact in the UAE Derby.

    Essence of Dubai Wins UAE Derby by Half-Length

    Essence of Dubai kept Godolphin in the Kentucky Derby mix with a half-length victory over Chilean-bred Total Impact in the UAE Derby (UAE-II) on Saturday at Nad Al Sheba.

  • Essence of Dubai, winning the Norfolk Stakes last fall.

    Essence of Dubai Wins UAE 2,000 Guineas

    With Godolphin sending out six of the eight starters, Thursday's UAE 2,000 Guineas at Nad al Sheba was won by Norfolk Stakes winner Essence of Dubai, who scored by a nose over another Godolphin colt, the English-bred Firebreak.

  • Although not fashionably bred, Fonz&#39;s entered the Derby picture with this gutsy win in the Prevue.

    2002 Derby Hopefuls: Early Horse-by-Horse Rundown

    Before the early (and we stress early) list of classic hopefuls gets too long, we're going to sort out the growing number of promising 2-year-olds and take a crack at where they might fit in the 2002 Kentucky Derby picture. We're sure there will be omissions, but this at least will provide an idea who might be some of the major players next spring. Horses are listed in alphabetical order:

  • Juvenile Weekly Report--10/17/2001

    A baker's dozen were pre-entered for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), but it will be an upside-down cake if anyone other than Officer enters the winner's circle following the 8 1/2 furlong match.

  • Cup Contenders Busy on West Coast

    Workouts on West Coast in preparation for Oct. 27 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Racing Championships in New York.

  • Express Tour, among Godolphin&#39;s pre-entered horses.

    Godolphin Pre-Enters Eight in Breeders' Cup; Two Cross-Entered

    When pre-entries closed Monday for the Oct. 27 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Racing Championships, globe-trotting Godolphin Racing was represented by eight different entries, including two cross-entered for both the Classic and the Turf.

  • Lido Palace, winning the Woodward.

    Lido Palace to Skip Breeders' Cup Classic

    John Amerman, owner of Whitney Handicap and Woodward Stakes (both gr. I) winner Lido Palace, said he will not spend $800,000 to supplement his Chilean-bred star to the Breeders' Cup Classic.

  • Juvenile Weekly Report--10/02/2001

    This is the weekend that should clear up a very murky 2-year-old picture three weeks out from the Breeders' Cup Juvenile. Hopefully, and we do mean with fingers crossed, as injuries and illnesses continue to take their toll on the juvenile ranks, we will get to see The Thoroughbred Corp.'s Officer prep for racing's biggest day.