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Mizzna Set for Dubai Kahayla Classic

DUBAI - The traditional curtain raiser on Dubai World Cup night, the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by Emaar, is the only Purebred Arabian race on the card and has been won by some of the very best of the breed in the past.

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Joy And Fun the One to Beat

DUBAI - The first of seven Thoroughbred races on the card, the Group 3 Al Quoz Sprint, over the straight 1200m turf course and sponsored by Emirates NBD, has attracted the maximum field of 16. Added to the Dubai World Cup card this year, it offers a $1million purse and it looks wide open.

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Godolphin’s Gayego Faces Threat from Rocket Man

DUBAI - The first Thoroughbred Group 1 of the night, the Dubai Golden Shaheen, will be contested by the smallest field with the maximum field of 12 declared. Run around a bend and on Tapeta for the first time, the $2million 1200m dash looks competitive nonetheless with Godolphin’s Gayego likely to start favourite.

Horse racing12 years ago

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All Eyes on Desert Party

DUBAI - Replaced as the opening Thoroughbred race by the Al Quoz Sprint, the $1million Group 2 Godolphin Mile, sponsored by Etisalat, is the first All Weather race on the night for the Thoroughbreds and again the maximum field of 14 will go to post.

Horse racing12 years ago

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De Kock Pins Hope on Musir

DUBAI - The 2010 UAE Derby, sponsored by The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, is surely the best ever renewal of the Group 2 1900m contest, to be run on the All Weather track for the first time.

Horse racing12 years ago

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Meydan’s March into History

The 15th running of the $10m Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline for the first time at the iconic Meydan All-Weather track has attracted 11 Group-1 winners from seven countries around the globe.

Horse racing12 years ago