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Aussie springtime Super Saturday for Godolphin

SATURDAY turned out to be Godolphin’s biggest day of the Australian spring so far with its runners claiming three Stakes wins in two states. The most lucrative and attractive however was Savatiano’s stunning success in The Hunter at Ne

Autumn will be looking to restore some Pride even as Watson pins his hopes on Alda’iya

A seven race card with no single event standing out as a feature puts the spotlight on the only Thoroughbred contest that has been pencilled in as race two on this week’s Al Ain card. A dozen go to post for the 1800m maiden affair with Autum

Hayyan To Be The Jewel In The Crown

AMERE 5 MILLION AED is on offer for the Group 1 HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, and once again a very reflective, if not maximum, field will assemble in the capital. The best horse in the race on ratings is

Es Ajeeb Set For Repeat Bid

Only fair and right we start with the Group race on the card and that is the Bani Yas for Purebred Arabians, carrying Group Two status. The obvious starting point is last year’s winner, ES Ajeeb, and there isn’t anything to suggest he

Charpy ONeill combine to win Jebel Ali feature with Sheikh Hamdan’s Tadbir

By Duane Fonseca

Trainer Erwan Charpy and jockey Dane O'Neill landed the feature event of the Friday afternoon card at Jebel Ali Racecourse for His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum with Tadbir running in a comfortable victor in

Another Mazur double takes him to the summit of UAE jockeys race

By Duane Fonseca

Szczepan Mazur seems to have made it a habit of scoring doubles. A third such score, his brace at Al Ain on Thursday, saw him take the summit in the UAE Jockeys’ Championship.

Poland’s Mazur won t

Connections decide would be nuts not to Eye Hong Kong

JAPANESE super filly Almond Eye is set to head for the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup next month, despite the civil unrest in the country. The 4yo filly, winner of Meydan’s 1m1f Dubai Turf earlier this year, put up arguably a career best performance

Trio set for Perth with Alizee also possible

The Australian Godolphin team is set to make a triple assault on Perth’s Summer Carnival with Everest placegetter Trekking the headline act in the A$1m Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on 30 November. However, trainer James Cummings will

Snow Thundered home for last time with new career looming

GROUNDBREAKER Thunder Snow, the only dual winner of the Dubai World Cup having won consecutive renewals after defending his crown in March, and a Group winner at two, three, four and five, has been retired from racing. Trained by Saeed bin Suroor

Jebel Ali set to thrill as top field assembles for feature

SIX THOROUGHBRED contests and a lone Purebred Arabian maiden have been pencilled in to form the seven race card at Jebel Ali this Friday, with the highlight of the card being the 1400m conditions sponsored by Shadwell Farm that boasts a truly high

Mazurs second straight double helps him up the rankings as O’Shea wins Sharjah feature with Philosopher

By Duane Fonseca

Szczepan Mazur took his fine riding form to Sharjah and landed a second straight double edging him closer to the top of the leaderboard in the UAE jockeys championship race.

Polish rider Mazur won twice at Abu Dhab

Abu Dhabi doubles for Al Hadhrami, Mazur and Fresu

By Duane Fonseca

A day after Doug Watson created history at Meydan, the trend of doubles continued at Abu Dhabi Friday with trainer Ibrahim Al Hadhrami and jockeys Szczepan Mazur and Antonio Fresu winning twice each on the six-race card.

Watson fire rains down at Meydan as trainer completes first ever clean sweep in the UAE

By Duane Fonseca

Trainer Doug Watson was on fire at Meydan Thursday winning everything on the six race dirt card at the UAE’s marquee racecourse.
The Red Stables conditioner’s yard was in terrific form, with his first choi

Dubawi and Galileo colts look to stand out at Tattersalls

The catalogue forthe 2019 Tattersalls December Yearling Sale is out now and canbe viewed online on the sales company’s website. Numbering 200 lots, the December YearlingSale will take place on Monday 25 November. Two colts, one by Dubawiout

Trainer’s heart tells him his Tin Man can bounce back to winning ways

JAMES FANSHAWE has confirmed his triple Group One winner The Tin Man will return to action next year. The Newmarket trainer believes the 7yo gelded son of Equiano, who has won more than £1.2 million in prize money in 26 starts, remains highl

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