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  • Thunder Snow and Christophe Soumilion, Trained by Saeed bin Suroor, win the Dubai World Cup, DWC 2018, Meydan Race Course, Dubai, UAE, 3-31-18, photo by Mathea Kelley/Dubai Racing Club

    The Week in Photos 4/2/2018

    Dubai World Cup, Longines Dubai Sheema Classic, Dubai Turf, Dubai Golden Shaheen, Al Quoz Sprint, Xpressbet Florida Derby, U A E Derby, Dubai Gold Cup, Godolphin Mile, Gulfstream Park Oaks, Hardacre Mile, Pan American, Honey Fox and more.

  • Dubai World Cup: Mike Smith

    Dubai World Cup: Mike Smith

    Mike Smith talks about last year's Dubai World Cup victory aboard Arrogate, as well as this year's race where he will ride Forever Unbridled. He also rides Capezzano in the Godolphin Mile. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club

  • Kimbear wins the March 10 Burj Nahaar at Meydan

    Kimbear Finds His Stride in Dubai

    Kimbear, a 4-year-old Temple City colt who started his racing career in Southern California, earned his first group win in Dubai March 10 and will run on the Dubai World Cup (G1) undercard March 31 in the Godolphin Mile (G2).

  • Sharp Azteca out for morning exercise prior to the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park

    Sharp Azteca to Skip Dubai, Get Time Off

    Grade 1 winner Sharp Azteca, who had been pointing the March 26 Godolphin Mile sponsored by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum City-District One (G2), will instead get some time off according to trainer Jorge Navarro.

  • Godolphin Mile Press Conference

    Comments from trainer Doug Watson after Second Summer's victory in the Godolphin Mile 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.

  • Muarrab gets by X Y Jet to win the Dubai Golden Shaheen.

    Muarrab Nails X Y Jet in Dubai Golden Shaheen

    United States-based X Y Jet ran lights-out on the front-end but couldn't fend off Muarrab, who edged past near the wire to win the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen sponsored by Gulf News (UAE-I) March 26 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Dubai World Cup Post Times

    For U.S. fans, Claire Novak runs down the post times for races on the Dubai World Cup card March 26 at Meydan.

  • Dubai Wold 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

  • 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

  • Secret Circle has been training well in Dubai. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-sMjm6Xm">Order This Photo</a>

    Secret Circle Strong Into Golden Shaheen

    Secret Circle has impressed assistant trainer Dana Barnes before, but in preparing for the Dubai Golden Shaheen, the exercise rider can feel added strength in the 6-year-old Eddington runner.

  • Dubai World Cup: Godolphin Mile

    Coverage of the Godolphin Mile from the walking ring, to the running of the race, to the post-race interviews with the connections of winner Variety Club.

  • Variety Club runs away with the Godolphin Mile.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/Dubai-2014/38085033_tQgx4h#!i=3148527267&k=hScrgKm">Order This Photo</a>

    Variety Club Aces Godolphin Mile Gate-to-Wire

    Boldly overcoming his wide draw, South Africa's Variety Club made all the pace and won the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) over defending victor Soft Falling Rain March 29 at Meydan.

  • Dubai World Cup: Joey Ramsden

    Trainer Joey Ramsden talks about 2-time South African Horse of the Year, Variety Club, who runs in the Godolphin Mile.

  • Dubai World Cup: David Marnane

    Trainer David Marnane talks about Elleval, who runs in the Godolphin Mile, and Jamesie, who is entered in the Dubai Golden Shaheen.

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    Soft Falling Rain Storms to Godolphin Mile

    Soft Falling Rain got a less than ideal trip in the $1 million Godolphin Mile before storming to victory in the first race on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) card March 30 at Meydan.

  • Soft Falling Rain puts his unbeaten record on the line in the Godolphin Mile.

    Major Test Awaits Soft Falling Rain at Meydan

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum's unbeaten colt Soft Falling Rain will get the first major test of his career in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) March 20 at Meydan.

  • Victoire Pisa

    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.

  • Calming Influence is in command in the Godolphin Mile.

    Calming Influence Wins Godolphin Mile

    Godolphin's Calming Influence took over rounding the turn, opened up a commanding lead in the stretch, and held off Green Coast to win the $1-million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) March 27 in Dubai.

  • Desert Party (left) finished 2nd in last year's U.A.E. Derby.

    Desert Party Ready For Godolphin Mile

    Desert Party, a Kentucky-bred colt who has made the same number of starts in Dubai as he has in the United States, will try to make it two straight in Dubai as he takes on 13 rivals in the March 27 Godolphin Mile.

  • Two Step Salsa strolls away in the Godolphin Mile.

    'Salsa' Spicy in Godolphin Mile Victory

    Godolphin's Two Step Salsa, formerly based in the United States, broke sharply and made most of the pace en route to a comfortable victory in the $1-million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) to kick off the Dubai World Cup program March 28 at Nad Al Sheba race course.

  • Informed at Nad al Sheba

    Behavior Modification Works for Informed

    Informed, continuing to improve his behavior during his morning exercise, galloped without incident at Nad al Sheba under exercise rider Tony Romero in preparation for the March 28 Godolphin Mile (UAE-II).

  • Informed, with Tony Romero aboard, gallops at Nad al Sheba

    Informed: Unruly, But Talented

    If California-based runner Informed finds his way home first in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) March 28, it could very well mark one of the most distinctive training feats in Nad al Sheba racing history.

  • Informed galloping on March 24 in preparation for the Godolphin Mile.

    Informed Clear Choice in Godolphin Mile

    One of the big hopes for the Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) is American challenger Informed, who made a dramatic entrance on to the Nad Al Sheba track the morning of March 24, performing a series of almost Lipizzaner-like leaps before spurting into his 1 1/2-mile gallop.

  • Curlin will get a break after winning the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 29.

    Curlin to Get Break, Race Later in Year

    After his impressive win in $6 million Dubai World Cup UAE-I), Curlin will have a well-deserved rest before returning to the track for the second part of the year, trainer Steve Asmussen said a day after his champion's March 29 victory.

  • Diamond Stripes battles back to take the Godolphin Mile.

    Diamond Stripes Takes Godolphin Mile

    Four Roses Thoroughbreds' Diamond Stripes scored the biggest victory of his career March 29 at Nad al Sheba in Dubai, bravely battling back on the rail in the final sixteenth to take the $1-million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) by a length under Edgar Prado.

  • Donn winner Spring at Last will be in action at Aqueduct in the $300,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I) April 5.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D3467319%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Carter in 'Game Plan' for Spring at Last

    Spring at Last, winner of the 2007 Godolphin Mile (UAE-II), skipped the trip to Dubai this year but will be in action at Aqueduct in the $300,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I) April 5.

  • Rick Dutrow Jr. will be busy this weekend, with two horses running in Dubai and Big Brown in the Florida Derby.

    Dutrow's Big Weekend Includes Dubai

    Rick Dutrow may be staying in the United States this weekend, but his runners in Dubai are not to be discounted. On March 29, Benny the Bull tackles the Golden Shaheen while Diamond Stripes aims for the Godolphin Mile.

  • HRTV to Telecast Dubai World Cup Day

    HorseRacing TV will provide live coverage of Thoroughbred racing's richest day when it presents Dubai World Cup Day from Nad Al Sheba Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates on March 29.

  • Spring At Last bounds to victory in the Donn.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D3467319%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Spring At Last Comes Back in Donn

    Spring At Last had only one start under his belt after winning the Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) last March, and that was a Dec. 26 allowance race over the Santa Anita turf. But Doug O'Neill had no qualms about sending the Silver Deputy colt into the $500,000 Donn Handicap (gr. I), and the trainer's faith was rewarded when his 4-year-old runner returned with a solid victory at Gulfstream Park Feb. 2.

  • O'Neill Comes Full Circle to Saddle 1,000th Winner

    He's saddled starters in several different countries, hoisted trophies at tracks from Santa Anita to Belmont Park, and trained champion horses to victory in the world's top races, but trainer Doug O'Neill came full circle at a bullring track Sept. 9 when he saddled the 1,000th winner of his career during Fairplex Park's 16-day meet.

  • Spring At Last, with Garrett Gomez aboard, wins the Godolphin Mile during Dubai World Cup day in the United Arab Emirates.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D950133%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Spring At Last Blooms in Godolphin Mile

    Garrett Gomez may be best known internationally for his association with Discreet Cat but was in the winner's enclosure after the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) which he won impressively on the Doug O'Neill trained Spring At Last.

  • Sweetnorthernsaint Considered for Godolphin Mile

    Sweetnorthernsaint, last year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I) favorite and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) runner-up, may travel to the Dubai at the end of this month for the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) on March 31.

  • Utopia Gives Japan Godolphin Mile Win

    Utopia made all under jockey Yutaka Take to claim the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) by four lengths for Japan Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba.

  • 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.

  • Canani Ready to Win First World Cup Race

    After sending seven starters to the Dubai World Cup program without a win, trainer Julio Canani is ready to visit the winner's circle. The Southern California-based trainer will be looking for his first win when he saddles Island Fashion in Saturday's $1-million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II).