Keyword: Victory Moon

  • Average Surges at Cape Town Yearling Sale

    During a day of high prices that helped lift average, a son of successful South African sire Silvano topped the opening session of the 2013 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, the first sale of the year in South Africa.

  • UAE Derby winner Lundy's Liability was one half of trainer Michael de Kock's Dubai Double at last year's Carnival.

    Trainer de Kock Primed for Dubai Success

    South Africa trainer Mike de Kock is assembling a very powerful team for the 2005 Dubai International Racing Carnival as he bids to repeat his success of last year. At that inaugural Carnival, de Kock's horses won nine times and about £1.9 million in the process, as well as a $50,000 bonus for the trainer as leading Carnival handler.

  • Pleasantly Perfect, right, crosses the line to win as Medaglia D`oro follows at Nad Al Sheba.

    Pleasantly Perfect Outruns Medaglia d'Oro in World Cup

    The ninth running of the world's richest horse race, the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) over ten furlongs at Nad Al Sheba on Saturday, was billed as a match between the American duo of Pleasantly Perfect and Medaglia D'Oro. For once, the main protagonists had read the script as Pleasantly Perfect outran Medaglia d'Oro in the stretch.

  • Victory Moon wins the final round of the Maktoum Challenge en-route to the Dubai World Cup.

    Victory Moon Gallops Into World Cup Picture

    If there was any doubt that South Africa's Victory Moon was the real thing then he dispelled all such thoughts when winning the Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (UAE-II) over the ten-furlong course.

  • Victory Moon, convincing winner in Dubai.

    Victory Moon Wins and Other Dubai Racing Action

    Victory Moon, winner of both the UAE 2,000 Guineas and Derby in 2003, returned to the scene of his greatest triumphs when winning the second round of the Maktoum Challenge (UAE-III) at Nad Al Sheba on Thursday night.

  • Aidan O'Brien, aims trainee Hawk Wing for opening day at Royal Ascot.

    Hawk Wing Highlights Royal Ascot Opener

    Bidding for his second group I victory of the season, the Aidan O'Brien-trained Hawk Wing faces 10 foes in the Queen Anne Stakes Tuesday, opening day at Royal Ascot.

  • Inamorato Not Out of Derby Picture

    While he finished a much-troubled third to Victory Moon in Saturday's Group II $2 million UAE Derby, Inamorato's trainer said afterward that the colt could still make the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) on May 3.

  • Inamorato Strongly Favored in UAE Derby

    Inamorato will be strongly favored to win the fourth Group II UAE Derby for Godolphin in as many years. The 3-year-old's performance will be measured with his potential for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).

  • Moon Ballad Captures UAE Challenge Stakes

    Irish-bred Moon Ballad, owned by the Godolphin racing stable and ridden by Frankie Dettori, won the Group III Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Challenge (Round II) at the United Arab Emirates' Nad Al Sheba Thursday.

  • Dubai Report: Moon Ballad Brilliant in Return

    Moon Ballad's brilliant performance to win Thursday's group III second round of the Maktoum Challenge set Godolphin on course to secure their fourth Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) on March 29.