Keyword: Meydan

  • Polar River wins the 2016 UAE Oaks.

    Polar River to Pass on Kentucky Oaks

    The undefeated filly who will next take on boys in the UAE Derby (UAE-II) will likely not travel to the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), but could come to America in June for a race like the Acorn Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park.

  • 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.

  • Keen Ice.

    Keen Ice Set for Dubai World Cup Prep

    Last year's Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner Keen Ice will become the latest U.S. raider to prep for the March 26 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) in Dubai when he runs March 5 in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (UAE-I).

  • 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

  • Lady Shipman cruises to victory in the Ladies Turf Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2016/i-2sft63x">Order This Photo</a>

    Lady Shipman Aces Season Debut

    In her first start of the season and first for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, Ranlo Investments' Lady Shipman was a comfortable winner of the $75,000 Ladies Turf Sprint at Gulfstream Park.

  • Frosted runs away from the field in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2.

    Easy Win for Frosted in First Meydan Start

    Frosted took an impressive step toward his early spring goal of the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) when he overwhelmed eight rivals to win the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 Sponsored by EGA (UAE-II) Feb. 4 at Meydan.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Brown Panther cruises to victory in the Dubai Gold Cup.

    Brown Panther Pounces in Dubai Gold Cup

    Brown Panther overcame his wide draw soon after the start and kicked away to an impressive victory in the $1 million Al Tayer Motors Dubai Gold Cup (UAE-II) March 28 at Meydan.

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    'Chrome' Morphing Into Worldwide Brand

    Even before California Chrome tests his mettle in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), racetrack executives worldwide are making pitches in hopes of attracting the popular Kentucky Derby winner.

  • 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 - Team 'Chrome' Press Conf.

    Art Sherman, Alan Sherman, and Willie Delgado discuss how California Chrome traveled, is settling in, worked on the track, and answer other questions March 24.

  • Dubai World Cup - Art Sherman & California Chrome

    The Dubai Racing Club catches up with California Chrome trainer Art Sherman. Sherman explains how he is feeling after arriving the night before, how California Chrome looks, and reflects on California Chrome's 3-year-old campaign.

  • Dubai World Cup - Art Sherman

    The Dubai Racing Club catches up with California Chrome trainer Art Sherman. Sherman explains how he is feeling arriving the night before, how California Chrome looked today, and reflects on Chrome's 3-year-old campaign.

  • Shared Belief winning the Santa Anita Handicap.

    Shared Belief Looks Headed to Oaklawn

    Shared Belief will likely look toward the $600,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) April 11 for his next race, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said March 8, a day after a dominating win in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I).

  • African Story won the 2014 Dubai World Cup on the then all-weather surface.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/Dubai-2014/38085033_tQgx4h#!i=3148897471&k=dhBcNZh">Order This Photo</a>

    African Story Tries Super Saturday Challenge

    Six-time Dubai World Cup winning trainer Saeed bin Suroor will give African Story another spin on Meydan's new dirt main track March 7 on Super Saturday in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (UAE-I).

  • Local Time rolls to victory in the UAE Oaks.

    Local Time Continues Meydan Dominance

    Godolphin Racing's Local Time extended her win streak to six races, including three straight on the dirt at Meydan, with a 4 3/4-length victory over four overmatched 3-year-old fillies in the $250,000 UAE Oaks.

  • Cladocera comes home strong to take the Balanchine Stakes.

    Cladocera Captures Meydan's Balanchine Stakes

    France-based filly Cladocera posted her second win of the 2015 Dubai World Cup Carnival in the $200,000 Balanchine Stakes (UAE-II) Sponsored by District One on the turf at Meydan Racecourse the night of Feb. 18.

  • Reynaldothewizard (outside) wins the 2015 Al Shindagha Sprint at Meydan Racecourse.

    Reynaldothewizard Shows He's Still Got Magic

    In a battle of past Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) winners, 9-year-old Reynaldothewizard edged Krypton Factor by a neck in the $200,000 Al Shindagha Sprint Sponsored by Jaguar XJ (UAE-III) the night of Feb. 12 at Meydan Racecourse.