Keyword: Meydan

  • Maftool, outside, wins the UAE 2000 Guineas Feb. 12, 2015.

    Hard Spun Colt Captures UAE 2000 Guineas

    Godolphin Racing's Maftool outfought Mubtaahij through the straight to prevail by a head in the $250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas Sponsored by Al Tayer Motors (UAE-III) on the night of Feb. 12 at Meydan Racecourse.

  • Vercingetorix won the 2015 Al Rashidiya.

    Soumillon Scores Group II Double at Meydan

    Jockey Christophe Soumillon landed a group II double at the Dubai World Cup Carnival Jan. 29 at Meydan, winning both the Cape Verdi aboard Cladocera and the Al Rashidiya with Vercingetorix.

  • California Chrome
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    'Chrome' Tops U.S. Nominees for World Cup

    Horse of the Year California Chrome, dual champion Main Sequence, and Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Bayern are among U.S. runners nominated for races on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) card March 28 at Meydan.

  • Dubai Racing Club - Frank Gabriel - 11/4/2014

    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

  • Euro Charline won the 2014 Beverly D. Stakes.

    Euro Charline to Return to England

    Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT) winner Euro Charline will return to trainer Marco Botti in England for a 4-year-old campaign that will include a bid for the $6-million Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) at Meydan, it was announced Oct. 14.

  • Dubai World Cup: March 27 Morning Training

    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).

  • Dubai World Cup: March 26 Morning Training

    Morning training at Meydan on March 26, including Brightline (#1 Blue), Cirrus Des Aigles (#3 Green), Toast of New York (#15 Pink), Blazing Speed (#1 Yellow), Dunaden (#7 Green), Twilight Eclipse (#16 Green), and more.

  • Twilight Eclipse on the Meydan track.

    Twilight Eclipse Has Easy Gallop at Meydan

    Trainer Tom Albertrani plans to be on hand at Meydan March 26 to put the final touches on preparations for West Point Thoroughbreds' Twilight Eclipse, who is aiming for the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) March 29.

  • Japanese contender Gentildonna preps for the Dubai World Cup race card March 24.

    World Cup Hopefuls Stretch Legs 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.

  • Patrick Cosgrave

    Jockey Cosgrave Suspended Six Months

    Stewards have suspended jockey Patrick Cosgrave for six months after determining he maneuvered his front-running mount Anaerobio to intentionally create a racing lane for stablemate Vercingetorix in the Jebel Hatta (UAE-I).

  • Dubai World Cup Horses Jog at Meydan

    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.

  • United Color holds off Russian Soul to win the  Dubawi Stakes.

    United Color Speeds to Dubawi Win

    United Color seized command early in the stretch and gamely held on to defeat Russian Soul by a neck in the listed $150,000 Dubawi Stakes, the feature race at Meydan Jan. 14.

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    Reynaldothewizard Shines in Golden Shaheen

    Racing wide into the turn, Reynaldothewizard got the jump on his competition heading for home and held on to win the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen sponsored by Gulf News on Saturday, March 30 at Meydan.

  • Shivananda Parbhoo watches over Trinniberg's training in Dubai.

    Parbhoo Reflects on Tragedy and History

    Dubai is a mix of tough memories and a great opportunity for trainer Shivananda Parbhoo. His last trip to Dubai was last year with ill-fated Giant Ryan. Now he is trying to make racing history with Trinniberg.

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    Royal Delta 'Enchanting' Onlookers at Meydan

    Besilu Stable's Royal Delta puts on an enchanting performance March 27 in Dubai, working three furlongs in :35.64 at Meydan in advance of the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates (UAE-I).

  • Trainer John Moore

    Dubai World Cup Interview - John Moore

    Interview with trainer John Moore at Meydan with Frederick Engels (GB) at morning training session on Monday March 26th, in lead up to DWC 2013. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club.

  • Dubai Carnival: Edward Lynam - Sole Power

    Trainer Edward Lynam talks about his horse, group I-winning European sprinter Sole Power, who is the 4-to-1 morning-line favorite in the Meydan Sprint.

  • Dubai Carnival: Kieren Fallon

    Kieren Fallon talks about Little Mike and Dullahan, both of which he will ride on March 9 at Meydan.

  • Dullahan's first track visit at Meydan in Dubai.

    Little Mike, Dullahan Jog at Meydan

    America's Super Saturday contenders, Breeders' Cup Turf winner Little Mike and multiple grade I winner Dullahan, were released from quarantine and visited Meydan's all-weather track for the first time on March 4.

  • Ahzeemah powers home to win the Nad al Sheba Trophy.

    Ahzeemah Takes Nad al Sheba for Godolphin

    Godolphin won the $200,000 Nad al Sheba Trophy Sponsored by Haras Estrela Energia (UAE-III) for the third straight year March 2 when Ahzeemah held off a strong challenge from Certerach by a neck at Meydan.

  • Barbecue Eddie won the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 on January 10.

    Barbecue Eddie, Out of Bounds Set for Rematch

    The $200,000 Firebreak Stakes (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan features a rematch between Barbecue Eddie and Out of Bounds, the winner and runner-up, respectively, in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (UAE-II) last month.

  • The Apache takes the Al Rashidiya under Christophe Soumillon.

    De Kock Lands Al Rashidiya with The Apache

    The Apache, a South African champion from trainer Mike de Kock's Dubai raiding party, got an ideal stalking trip under Christophe Soumillon to win the $200,000 Al Rashidiya sponsored by DUBAL (UAE-II) Jan. 31 at Meydan.