Charlie Appleby has strong chances to win in the UAE Derby (G2) with UAE 2000 Guineas (G3) winner Rebel’s Romance, Dubai Gold Cup (G2) with Secret Advisor and Dubai Turf (G1) with Al Suhail. Al Suhail made a very satisfactory seasonal debut to
Godolphin’s American-based raider Mystic Guide (USA) proved himself a champion at Meydan on Saturday night when capturing the 2021 $12m Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline.
Secret Ambition (GB) hardly saw another rival when availing of a perfect front-running ride from Tadhg O’Shea in the Group 2 $750,000 Godolphin Mile Sponsored by Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City - District One.
The stands might not have been filled as usual at Meydan, but that didn’t stop Frankie Dettori from making his traditional flying dismount after the John Gosden-trained Lord North (IRE)
French-trained Deryan (FR) broke the track record when he lifted the $750,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic Sponsored by Mubadala, the opener on Dubai World Cup night at Meydan, in 2 minutes 11.87 seconds.
Dubawi colt Rebel’s Romance added his name to an exciting list of Godolphin contenders for this year’s Kentucky Derby with a dominant victory in the G2 UAE Derby at Meydan, UAE, on Dubai World Cup night.
Racing at Meydan on Saturday was highlighted by a quality 1800m turf handicap, the Longines Spirit Collection Stakes, which would certainly not have been out of place at the 2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival,
Thoroughbred racing’s top stars have been nominated for the highly anticipated 25th running of the Dubai World Cup, which is scheduled for March 27, 2021 at Meydan Racecourse. Among the global stars highlighting the nominations are Knicks Go,
The who’s who of the horse racing fraternity from across the globe will converge on Meydan as the biggest sporting event of the year, the $35m Dubai World Cup – making it the world’s richest race day – unfolds on Saturday.