Tag Archive for Dubai World Cup

UAE 2015-16 Race Calendar Confirmed

Season to include 62 programmes over five months1 June 2015, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ~ The (ERA) season will offer 62 race dates and starts at Jebel Ali Racecourse on Friday, 30  October. Meydan will begin its racing season Thursday, 5 November, followed by Sharjah Racecourse Saturday, 7 November, and Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 8 November.…

Top Runners Valiant Boy, Djainka Des Forges Look to Dubai Group 1 Kahayla Classic Win

27 March 2015, Dubai UAE ~ As the traditional curtain raiser on Saturday’s Dubai World Cup card, the Group 1 Kahayla Classic (at 1600-4PM – GMT+$), empowered by IPIC, has enjoyed a healthy rise in purse (now $1million) and has an excellent field of runners. Last year’s runner-up in the Purebred Arabian equivalent of the Dubai World Cup itself,…

CHROME TEAM CONTINUE TO DREAM

26 March 2015, Dubai,UAE ~ For 77-year-old trainer Art Sherman and the connections of California Chrome (USA), the dream that they still live in began on April 26, 2013, when a raw, chestnut racehorse with a big white blaze and marginal pedigree made his first career start at the now  defunct Hollywood Park. “As a two-year-old…

American-based Animal Kingdom Dominates Field In US$10m Group 1 Dubai World Cup

March 30, 2013, Dubai Meydan ~ With effortless looking but ground devouring strikes, Animal Kingdom crushed his competition in the 18th running of the G1 US$10 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline on March 30. Now owned in partnership by Australia’s Arrowfield Stud and the Team Valor International racing partnership based in the…