GLOBAL STAR and this week’s Dubai World Cup Carnival participant Lord Glitters is among the nominees for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Horse Racing Excellence Awards, that will be announced on Super Saturday, 5 March.

David O’Meara’s charge, declared for this Friday’s Group 2 Al Rashidiya, enjoyed a very fruitful 2021 campaign in which he won the Group 2 Singspiel Stakes and the Group 1 Jebel Hatta at Meydan before finishing sixth behind Lord North in the Group 1 Dubai Turf on Dubai World Cup day. The 9yo Whipper gelding finished his year winning the Group 3 Bahrain International Trophy at Sakhir.