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McCoy breaks jinx

LIVERPOOL — Fourteen-times champion jockey Tony McCoy won the Grand National here at Aintree on Saturday for the first time in 15 attempts on Don’t Push It.

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Zafeen and Bin Hendi Shine

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Khador Gets Luxury Car

DUBAI - Dubai Duty Free, one of the founding sponsors of the Dubai World Cup, offered race-goers an opportunity to win a top of the range luxury car, a Bentley Continental Flying Spur.

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Meydan Magic

DUBAI - A lavish opening ceremony greeted guests for the first ever Dubai World Cup to be held at the Meydan Racecourse, featuring a brief inauguration speech by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

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Ajtebi’s ‘Calming Influence’ Makes the Difference

DUBAI - The partnership of Mahmoud Al Zarouni-Ahmed Ajtebi delivered the goods after the newly appointed Godolphin trainer Mahmoud Al Zarouni saddled Calming Influence to win the Godolphin Mile Gr-2 for the Godolphine Stables. The duo defended the title which was won last year by Two Step Salsa for the powerful operation.

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Jaafer Pulls Off Stunning Victory

DUBAI - Qatari horses asserted their supremacy over their UAE and Saudi Purebred Arabians following the impressive performance by Jaafer in the 2000m Arabians Dubai Kahayla Classic Gr-1, the opening race of the Dubai World Cup card at Meydan on Saturday.

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