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Reda Comes Into His Own In The Classic

25 March 2017, Meydan Racecourse, Dubai ~ Qatar based trainer Julian Smart celebrated a third success in the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic Empowered by IPIC, when Reda (QA) came with a late but powerful burst down the straight to beat RB Burn (USA) by two and a half lengths. It was a dream result…

AF MATHMOON wins Gr.1PA Kahayla Classic at Meydan

26 March 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ AF MATHMOON won the 2016 Kahayla Classic Gr.1 PA at Meydan on Saturday, 26 March. The $1,000,000 Purebred Arabian Group 1 PA race attracted a very strong field of champion runners coming from the UAE, Qatar, France and Italy. AF MATHMOON becomes the 6th individual winner of this prestigious…

Dubai Kahayla Classic – Eyes on Handassa

23 March 2016 – In the three days before the run of the 2000m Dubai Kahayla Classic Handassa could be the horse to beat. Owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Handassa (FR) has trained in Pau in the South West of France under François Rohaut. Doric Binot, his work rider who has come…

Manark Sparkles in Meydan Curtain- Raiser

Manark breaks track record running the 2000m in 2:16:3029 March 2015, Dubai, UAE ~ The 20th running of the Group 1 PA Dubai Kahayla Classic empowered by IPIC was a one-horse show when Manark (Mahabb (AE) – Mendra (FR) by Sousse (FR) turned his early lead into an overwhelming victory. Ridden by Dane O’Neill, the six-year-old…

Jockey’s View – US$1m Dubai Kahayla Classic

28 March 2015, Dubai ~ Quotes for the US$1m Dubai Kahayla Classic empowered by IPIC Dane O’Neill (jockey, Manark (FR), 1st) – “It’s nice to do it for the boss Sheikh Hamdan, who is here. I just wanted him to relax, wherever that happened to be. He wasn’t doing a lot in front and won quite…

Manark Wins 1$million Kahayla Classic

1. MANARK (Mahabb (AE) x Mendra (FR) by Sousse (FR)  ridden by Dan O’Neill (FR) 6 yrs. Ch H Owner: Sh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Breeder: EARL De Beguerie Trained by Gillian Duffield in England – under Erwin Charpy’s yard in Dubai 2. Valiant Boy – coming on strong at the end 3. Raaziq…

Dubai Kahayla Classic Trackwork Notes for 26 March

Group 1 US $1m Dubai Kahayla Classic empowered by IPIC – 2000m (Dirt)26 March 2015, Dubai – Notes Bigg N Rich (USA) – Bigg N Rich’s preparation is progressing well and his trainer Eric Lemartinel said: “This morning he cantered over 1000m and then cantered a bit faster again over 1000m. He quickened nicely and…

On the way to the Dubai World Cup – Track Notes

Dubai Kahayla Classic and Dubai World Cup Track Notes March 27 27 March, 2014, Dubai ~ Group 1 $250,000 Kahayla Classic sponsored by Emaar – 2000m all weather  Mushrae (FR) – Mushrae (FR) came onto the all-weather track on Thursday morning and his trainer Jean-Pierre Totain was happy to see that he had recovered well…

Dubai Track Notes and Race Card Kahayla Classic

March 25 Track Notes for Dubai World Cup Kahayla ClassicTuesday, 25 March, 2014, Dubai, UAE ~ Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahahyla Classic 2000m all-weather AF Lafeh (AE) – Jockey Royston Ffrench said: “He has been running well all season but this is a very strong renewal.”  Al Mamun Monlau (FR) – Al Mamun Monlau (FR), last…

Dubai Track Notes – Group 1 Kahayla Classic

For Monday, 24 March, 2014 ~ Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic $250,000 – 2,000m all-weather Al Mamun Monlau (FR) – Al Mamun Monlau (FR), trained by Jean-François Bernard in France, has been in Dubai for a while and Elisabeth Garel, the trainer’s wife, said: “Al Mamun Monlau came onto the all-weather track this morning. He followed…

Al Mamun Monlau Gives Qatar Second Win Second Year

 March 30, 2013, Dubai Meydan ~ The finish of the 18th edition of the Group 1 PA Dubai Kahayla Classic set the tone for Dubai World Cup night after Al Mamun Monlau produced a fabulous turn of foot to catch Versac PY as they went past the finish post. Only a short head separated the Jean-François…