The Second Leg of the Al Ain Marathon Series, a 4100m handicap, was the highlight of the meeting in Al Ain on Friday and emphatic winner Balad Al Reef, who was almost 11 lengths clear of runner-up Sufyan crossing the line,
The final meeting of the current season at Sharjah Longines Racecourse on Saturday afternoon was highlighted by the The Ruler of Sharjah Cup, a 1700m Prestige contest turned into a procession by AF Kal Noor and jockey Tadhg O’Shea.
Racing at Sharjah Longines Racecourse on Saturday afternoon was highlighted by the GCC Cup, a 1700m Prestige contest inaugurated last year, dominated by Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda whose pair AF Momtaz and AF Motaghatres
Racing at Al Ain on Friday evening was officially highlighted by a quality 1800m handicap, which was won in determined fashion by Yaraa, completing a double on the card for jockey Richard Mullen.
Al Ain stages a seven-race card on Friday with, as always, just the one Thoroughbred contest, this week a handicap over 2600m for which 14 have been declared, the weights headed by Jahaafel.
Maximum Security, ridden by Luis Saez, claimed the inaugural $20-million Saudi Cup at the King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh on Saturday. Maximum Security overtook Midnight Bisou inside
The disappointment that accompanied Flit’s G1 Thousand Guineas lead-up is set to be translated into a blessing when she lines up in Saturday’s feature at Caulfield.
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the Dubai Future Champions Festival at Newmarket Racecourse, Uk, on Saturday.
International standard-bearer Benbatl drops down in class and trip as he starts his 2019 campaign in the G2 Joel Stakes over a mile at Newmarket on Friday.