Amoretta puts her unbeaten record on the line in the G2 Flora Stakes over 10 furlongs at Tokyo, Japan, on Sunday. The three-year-old daughter of Deep Impact, trained by Hideaki Fujiwara, made a winning debut on her only start to do date when scoring by a neck in a 10-furlong maiden at Hanshin on Sunday, Feb.24.
Abu Dhabi staged the final meeting of their season in the capital on Saturday, highlighted by the 1400m Group 2 Liwa Oasis in which Wadeeaa looked certain to be never headed until weakening dramatically in the final 150m and having no answer to the late challenge of Sharaf Al Reef.
Bob Baffert-trained Game Winner is the 5-1 second choice from the No. 16 post in the 20-horse field for Saturday’s first leg of the Triple Crown.
Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club’s Salim Khamis Al Suwaidi and his horse Espresso won the 21st Emirates Show Jumping Championship.
Racing at Meydan this week, a rare Friday meeting at the UAE’s flagship racecourse, as well as the very first post Dubai World Cup meeting at the track, is officially highlighted by a 1600m conditions race but also includes a quality 1200m handicap. Both the races are on turf and would have not been out of place at the Dubai World Cup Carnival.
Adi De Saint Lon won the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup race organized by the Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival at the Marrakesh race course in Morocco on Monday.
New York: Legendary thoroughbred trainer Bob Baffert is poised to claim another piece of racing history on Saturday as he hunts a record-equalling sixth victory in the 145th Kentucky Derby. The shock withdrawal of pre-race favorite Omaha Beach with a throat problem on Wednesday
One horse has the form, another has the class and yet another carries a mixture of both into Saturday’s G1 Kingsford-Smith Cup at Brisbane’s Eagle Farm. Trekking, Encryption and Home Of The Brave all have strong claims in a race in which victory would give Godolphin’s Australian team its ninth G1 success for the season.
UAE’s horses continued to shine as Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s ‘Communique,’ steered by Silvestre de Sousa and trained Mark Johnston, won the Jockey Club Stakes
Eighty days after the world came together at Meydan Racecourse for Dubai World Cup Day, international racing’s collective gaze shifts to England’s Ascot Racecourse, where the globe’s top grass horses convene for the prestigious Royal Ascot meeting. Staged over five days of six races each, Tuesday through Saturday, the action commences at 2:30 pm