Al Aasy, ridden by Jim Crowley, races towards the finish line to win the Group 3 Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Stakes. Courtesy: Skysports.com
Alkumait completed a big race double for Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, smashing the six furlongs course record in the process, when taking the Group 2 Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes
The 13th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby was run behind closed doors last week at the Curragh Racecourse (Kildare, Ireland) in what was the 155th running of the world-famous race.
The meeting’s feature race, the Group 2 Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes capped a remarkable four-timer on the day for in-form jockey David Egan who had already won the first three races on the day’s card, and a treble for Newmarket trainer Roger Varian.
The 21-year-old Ramos, who started instead of Ronaldo, became the youngest player to strike three times in a World Cup knockout match since Pele in 1958.
Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “The impossible is not Moroccan… The impossible is not Arab... The lionhearted men of Morocco we are proud of you before the whole world.”
Second-seeded Kristina Mladenovic ensured no further casualties following the early departure of defending champion Daria Snigur on the second day of the 25th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge being held at the Habtoor Grand Resort, on Tuesday.
Spain coach Luis Enrique had claimed his players prepared by taking 1,000 penalties as homework but Pablo Sarabia, Carlos Soler and Sergio Busquets all missed from the spot and Madrid-born Hakimi dinked his home to the delight of Morocco's raucous support.