Keyword: Meydan Racecourse

  • 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.

  • Guest Blog: Mandy Haskin in Dubai

    With the Dubai World Cup preps concluded and the big night only a few weeks away, I thought I would get everyone in the mood by reprinting a feature my daughter Mandy wrote for Dubairacenight.com in 2010 about her experiences.

  • 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.

  • Si Sage

    Having Fun Traveling With Your Horse

    The connections of Si Sage hope to strike a more positive note in Sunday's Singapore Airlines International Cup (Sing-I). But, if not, they're having a good time anyway.

  • Cavalryman leaves the others behind in the Nad Al Sheba Trophy.

    Cavalryman Sets Record in Nad Al Sheba Trophy

    Godolphin's Cavalryman is primed for a repeat bid in the $1 million Dubai Gold Cup (UAE-II) after a stirring track record-setting victory in the Nad Al Sheba Trophy (UAE-III) March 1 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • L'Amour de Ma Vie rolls home to win the Balanchine.

    L'Amour de Ma Vie All Heart in Balanchine

    L'Amour de Ma Vie flashed an impressive acceleration off the turn to the win the $200,000 Balanchine (UAE-II) Feb. 20 at Meydan while anxious favorite Certify suffered her first defeat.

  • Ihtimal comes home strong to win the United Arab Emirates One Thousand Guineas.

    Ihtimal Romps in U.A.E. One Thousand Guineas

    Ihtimal made a powerful statement in the $250,000 United Arab Emirates One Thousand Guineas, closing strongly from off the pace, seizing a commanding lead in the stretch, and romping unchallenged to victory Feb. 6 at Meydan.

  • Hunter's Light won the Al Maktoum Challenge-Round 2 in 2013.

    Hunter's Light Bids for Repeat at Meydan

    The road to the world's richest Thoroughbred race, the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), continues Feb. 6 with the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge-Round 2 (UAE-II) at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Shuruq

    Shuruq Trounces Males in Maktoum Challenge

    Under a whipping and driving Silvestre De Sousa, Godolphin filly Shuruq sped past pacesetter Empire Storm late and won the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge-Round I (UAE-II) in a quick time Jan. 9 at Meydan.

  • Pat Cummings' March 30 Dubai World Cup Picks

    Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing March 30 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. Presented by AmWest Entertainment.

  • Dice Flavor

    Dice Flavor Hits Meydan Track After Illness

    El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) winner Dice Flavor visited Meydan Racecourse's all-weather track for the first time on March 24 following a check-up at the local equine hospital after his long travel from California to Dubai.

  • Pat Cummings' Dubai Picks: March 9

    Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing March 9 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. The Super Saturday card includes starts by Dullahan and Little Mike, and the group I Jebel Hatta.

  • Pat Cummings' Dubai Picks: March 2

    Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing March 2 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan in the United Arab Emirates. The card includes the $250,000 Zabeel Mile (UAE-II) and the $200,000 Nad Al Sheba Trophy (UAE-III).

  • Pat Cummings' Dubai Picks: Feb. 28

    Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing Feb. 28 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates. The card includes the $250,000 UAE Oaks (UAE-III).

  • Treble Jig Tops Entries to Dubai Sale

    Treble Jig, a group III-winning son of Gone West, heads the list of 131 horses entered in the Emirates Racing Authority horses in training sale March 6 at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Pat Cummings' Dubai Picks: Feb. 21

    Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing Feb. 21 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates. The card includes the $250,000 Al Fahidi Fort (UAE-II) and $200,000 Balanchine (UAE-II).

  • Pat Cummings' Dubai Picks: Feb. 14

    Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing Feb. 14 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Pat Cumming's Dubai Picks: Jan. 31

    Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing Jan. 31 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Ortensia (far left) passes them all to win the Al Quoz Sprint.

    Aussie Mare Ortensia Scores Al Quoz Sprint

    Ortensia, bred and based in Australia, rallied from last and gobbled up the field from the outside to score the $1 million Al Quoz Sprint Sponsored by Emirates NBD (UAE-I) March 31 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Giant Ryan

    Giant Ryan, The Factor Go for the Gold

    Giant Ryan and The Factor, the U.S. representatives in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, have worked well on the Tapeta surface at Meydan Racecourse and appear primed for big efforts.

  • Royal Delta gallops in Dubai.

    Long Before Dawn and Extending Into Night

    For Royal Delta, a big part of her daily routine revolves around eating. And she approaches her meals with the same kind of enthusiasm that she has for running.

  • Royal Delta

    One More Perfect Day In The Desert

    From the time she zipped through three furlongs down the stretch as a light sharpener for the world's richest race until post positions were drawn more than eight hours later, trainer Bill Mott wouldn't have changed a thing.

  • Royal Delta in Dubai.

    Mott Says Royal Delta is Feeling Sassy

    With her bid for history in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-gr. I) only four days away, Royal Delta is feeling, as trainer Bill Mott put it with a delighted grin, 'sassy.'

  • Royal Delta and Lucky Chappy in Dubai.

    Royal Delta and Lucky Chappy Hit the Track

    Gaining more poise with each day she trains at Meydan, champion Royal Delta was able to share some of her self-assurance with another American runner in Dubai on March 26, guiding UAE Derby (UAE-gr. II) contender Lucky Chappy