Tag Archive for Dubai World Cup

Paddy’s Day Could Have the Luck in the Kahayla Classic

Paddys Day wins at Monmouth 2017

The road to Dubai World Cup Day25 March 2018, UAE ~ American-owned, American expat-trained and based in Dubai, Paddy’s Day has quite the diverse story, but the narrative that keeps playing over and over for the Purebred Arabian is his consistency and gameness in a fight. A two-time winner during the Dubai World Cup Carnival,…

California Chrome will break from Stall Eleven

US trained horses in good position 24 March 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ Saturday’s 2016 $10m Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates promises to be a cracker with a formidable American challenge appearing to hold the strongest hand. Horses trained in the USA have won the world’s most valuable horse race on nine occasions while Godolphin-owned…

California Chrome has Taylor California Dreaming

24 March 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ Frank Taylor, vice president of boarding operations at Taylor Made Farm, can barely contain his enthusiasm when it comes to talking about this Saturday’s $10m Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates. Not just because his family’s Thoroughbred breeding operation, owned in partnership with his brothers Duncan, Mark and Ben, have…

Meydan Trackwork Notes – Dubai World Cup

Monday, March 21 – We will bring you some of the inside scoop from Meydan this week. Group 1 US$10m Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airlines – 2000m (Dirt) California Chrome (USA) – The fan favorite trotted for 15 minutes on the Quarantine Centre training track under exercise rider Dihigy Gladny. The 2014 Eclipse…

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.…

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…

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…

Dubai World Cup Track Notes

24 March 2015, Dubai ~ The Post Position Draw will be made Wednesday 25 March at 3pm in the Meydan Theatre in front of Dubai World Cup accredited media. All Group 1 races will be drawn live and there will be a draw ceremony for the US$10m Dubai World Cup.  Track Notes: Group 1 US…

UAE Racing Season Fixtures Approved

Five month season to include increase in Al Ain days; Dubai World Cup Carnival begins January 8 Thursday May 15, 2014 ~ The dates for the 2014/15 UAE racing season have been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The upcoming UAE season will increase to 59 race…

On the Way to Dubai World Cup – Track Notes March 28

See what the trainers say about the horses – Kahayla Classic and Dubai World Cup Track Notes for March 28Group 1 $250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic Track Notes for Friday, 28 March, 2014 Mushrae (FR) – Mushrae (FR) came onto the all-weather track on Friday morning together with Cirrus des Aigles and his trainer Jean-Pierre Totain said:…

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…

Competition is high for Kahayla Classic win

March 26, 2014, Dubai ~ Trainer Majed Al Jahouri, 37, is enjoying a fruitful year, having now won 7 Group 1 races for Purebred Arabians for the UAE season for owner, Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Sheikh Mansour has not had a winner in this race since Mizzna in 2008.  Al Jahouri has trained the…

Longines adds its touch of elegance to the Dubai World Cup

 Horsereporter salutes the sponsors of the Dubai World’s Cup, The world’s richest horse race. Dubai (UAE), 31stMarch 2013, Press release ~ A successful end to Dubai’s racing season was marked with the exciting and exhilarating Dubai World Cup. Titled the world’s richest race, the Dubai World Cup is a thrilling exhibition of skill, precision and…

Entries and Post Position Draw Dubai World Cup

   March 27, 2013, Dubai ~ Press Release – As excitement is building for the end of racing season in Dubai, capped by the March 30, Dubai World Cup, we are happy to publish information about the Kahayla Classic, and also the other eight races on the card. Post time: 4:30PM GS, World Clock, GMT…