Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa, cousin to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Hamdan, will compete against his cousins when Mubtaahij faces off against Frosted in the Belmont Stakes.
Eagle Mountain, an Irish champion and runner-up in the 2008 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), has been retired from racing after injuring a tendon while in training.
Eagle Mountain emerged a comfortable winner of the Dec. 14 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) at Sha Tin, a race that will also be remembered for tales of what might have been.
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