Tag Archive for Arabian Racing Meydan

US Champion Paddys Day to Compete in Gr 1 in Dubai

Paddys Day wins

On Thursday evening, 11 January 2017, nineteen top racing Arabians including highest rated, US Darley Champion, Paddys Day, are entered into the 1600m Round 1 of the Al Maktoum Challenge (Gr 1) at Meydan, Dubai, UAE. Also running are top rated Quick and Rich, owned by Tom Fritz and trained by Ernst Oertel, along with…

Chrome Watch – Dubai World Cup

As California Chrome readies for the Group 1 US$10m Dubai World Cup on Saturday, 28 March, we will issue work-out notes from the Meydan track. Track Notes, 23 March Meydan – Group 1 US$2m Dubai Golden Shaheen sponsored by Gulf News – 1200m (Dirt) Big Macher (USA), entered in Group 1 US$2m Dubai Golden Shaheen appeared alongside…

Bigg N Rich Wins on Meydan’s New Dirt Surface

Doug Watson Tops Trainers’ Championship After Winning Meydan Treble4 December 2014, Dubai ~ Trainer Doug Watson has returned to his natural habitat in the new dirt track at Meydan Racecourse and never was this more apparent than when he saddled three workmanlike winners at the track on Thursday evening 4 December. The Taj, Henry Clay…

Dubai Racing Club Announces 2015 Dubai World Cup Carnival Programme

Eleven Race Meetings Worth More Than $38m Lead to 20th Dubai World Cup Celebrations30 August 2014, UAE  ~ The countdown to the 20th Dubai World Cup has begun with Dubai Racing Club’s announcement of the 2015 Dubai World Cup Carnival program at Meydan Racecourse. Consisting of eleven race meetings spread over a three-month season, the Dubai…

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…

Rizaaq heads Purebred Arabian ranks in Dubai Kahayla Classic prep race


  The Group 1 third and final leg of the Purebred Arabian Al Maktoum Challenge over 2000m on the all-weather, was won by the Majed Al Jahouri-trained Raaziq, produced to lead in the final strides by Frenchman, Olivier Peslier. The pair headed the Erwan Charpy-trained Versac PY virtually on the line to maintain the Al…