Dubai World Cup Day - 2010

A look at the richest day in all of horse racing, the Dubai World Cup.

Dubai morning sun over the Meydan track.

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The beautiful grandstand at Meydan Racecourse.

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The jockey's lounge at Meydan Racecourse.

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Pre-race entertainment at Meydan Racecourse.

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Joy and Fun upsets California Flag in the $1 million Al Quoz Sprint.

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Calming Influence is in command in the Godolphin Mile.

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Trainer Mike de Kock saddled the top two finishers in the $2 million UAE Derby, with favored Musir outlasting filly Raihana by 1 3/4 lengths on Dubai World Cup night.

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Kinsale King reclaimed the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen for America when he held off the fast-closing favorite Rocket Man.

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Longshot Al Shemali took over from a trio of American horses in upper stretch and pulled away to win the $5 million Dubai Duty Free.

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Out of the gates in the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic.

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Five-year-old mare Dar Re Mi outlasted Buena Vista and Spanish Moon to capture the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic.

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Gloria de Campeao (yellow cap) gets his nose in front to take the Dubai World Cup.

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A closer look…

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The connections of Gloria de Campeao celebrate their Dubai World Cup victory in the winner's circle.

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