UAE Derby Sponsored By The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2)

Race 10825 at Meydan on March 25, 2017

  • Grade II
  • About 1 3/16 miles
  • Dirt
  • $2,000,000
  • 3 yo
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:57.76
Order of Finish
1

Thunder Snow (IRE)

Helmet (AUS)  – Eastern Joy (GB)

3YO Colt

$1,200,000
  • J:Christophe Soumillon
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:Darley
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: B+
  • Sire: Helmet (AUS) , Chestnut, 2008. Lifetime: 267 yearlings sold, median $33,040.
  • Broodmare Sire: Dubai Destination , Bay, 1999.
2

Epicharis (JPN)

Gold Allure (JPN)  – Stapes Mitsuko (JPN)

3YO Colt

$400,000
  • J:Christophe Lemaire
  • T:Kiyoshi Hagiwara
  • B:MASATSUGU KAMADA
  • O:U. Carrot Farm
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Gold Allure (JPN) , Chestnut, 1999. Lifetime: 62 yearlings sold, median $150,632.
  • Broodmare Sire: Carnegie (IRE) , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2014 JRASAL, $256,100.
3

Master Plan

Twirling Candy  – Sage Mist

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

$200,000
  • J:John Velazquez
  • T:Todd Pletcher
  • B:Ernest C. Frohboese
  • O:Al Shaqab Racing, WinStar Farm et al
  • Margin:¾
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Twirling Candy , Dark Bay or Brown, 2007. Lifetime: 142 yearlings sold, median $35,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Henny Hughes , Chestnut, 2003.
  • Sale History: 2015 KEESEP, $70,000; 2016 OBSMAR, $850,000.
4

Lancaster Bomber

War Front  – Sun Shower (IRE)

3YO Colt

$100,000
  • J:Ryan Moore
  • T:AIDAN O'BRIEN
  • B:SUN SHOWER SYNDICATE
  • O:Tabor, Michael B., Magnier, Mrs. John, and Smith, Derrick
5

Fly At Dawn

Discreet Cat  – Emirates Girl

3YO Colt

$60,000
  • J:William Buick
  • T:Charles Appleby
  • B:Darley
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
6

Qatar Man (IRE)

Archarcharch  – Dough On the Go

3YO Colt

$40,000
  • J:Colm O'Donoghue
  • T:Marco Botti
  • B:MUBARAK AL NAEMI
  • O:MUBARAK AL NAEMI
7

Fawree

Candy Ride (ARG)  – Keeper Hill

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

  • J:Bernard Fayd'Herbe
  • T:Michael de Kock
  • B:John A. Chandler, Jamm LTD., C. R. McGaughey III & Mill Ridge Farm,
  • O:Sheikh Mohd al Maktoum
8

Spirit of Valor

War Front  – Stone Hope

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

  • J:Seamie Heffernan
  • T:AIDAN O'BRIEN
  • B:Nursery Place
  • O:Stonestreet Stables LLC, Magnier, Susan., Tabor, Michael B. and Smith, Derrick
9

He Runs Away (ARG)

Heliostatic (IRE)  – Heaven to Sally (ARG)

4YO Colt

  • J:Silvestre de Sousa
  • T:Ricardo Colombo
  • B:Santa Maria De Araras
  • O:Yue Yun Hing
10

Vettori Kin (BRZ)

Vettori (IRE)  – Miss Kin (BRZ)

4YO Colt

  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Kenneth McPeek
  • B:Haras Old Friends LTDA
  • O:Fern Circle Stables, Stud TNT, Old Friends
11

Top Score (GB)

Hard Spun  – Windsor County

3YO Colt

  • J:Adrie de Vries
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • B:Darley
  • O:Godolphin Racing LLC
12

Adirato (JPN)

Rulership (JPN)  – Narita Blue Star (JPN)

3YO Colt

  • J:Yutaka Take
  • T:Naosuke Sugai
  • B:Tagami Farm
  • O:Koji Yasuhara
13

Cosmo Charlie

Stay Thirsty  – Lake Como

3YO Colt

  • J:Patrick Dobbs
  • T:Doug Watson
  • B:Roger S. Braugh
  • O:Ramzan Kadyrov
14

Nomorerichblondes

Hard Spun  – Miss Luann

3YO Filly

  • J:Antonio Fresu
  • T:Ahmad bin Harmash
  • B:Blue Devil Racing, LLC
  • O:Buti Bintooq Almarri
15

Bee Jersey

Jersey Town  – Bees

Keeneland Sales Graduate

3YO Colt

  • J:Sam Hitchcott
  • T:Doug Watson
  • B:Charles Fipke
  • O:Charles Fipke
16

Midnight Chica

Midnight Lute  – Anita Chica

3YO Filly

  • J:Christopher Hayes
  • T:Dhruba Selvaratnam
  • B:Mike G. Rutherford
  • O:SH AHMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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