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Duindigt dead-heat keeps women’s Abu Dhabi dream alive

In what was a rare feat, two women earned tickets to the grand finale of the Sheikh Mansoor Festival series in Abu Dhabi after their qualifying race ended in a dead-heat at Duindigt Racecourse in The Hague, the Netherlands. It means both Chaira Ca

Thunder Snow scratched from Whitney Handicap

Multiple Group One winner Thunder Snow has been withdrawn from the Grade 1 Whitney Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.

Winner of two straight Group 1 Dubai World Cups at Meydan for trainer Saeed bin Suroor, the Godolphin star was ruled out o

Beach takes the Liberty to do it her way in Molecomb Stakes

By Duane Fonseca

Liberty Beach excited spectators en route to a spectacular success in the Group 3 Molecomb Stakes on the second day of Glorious Goodwood on Wednesday.

Trained by John Quinn, the 2yo Cable Bay filly displayed an exc

Roman Candle burns bright throwing light on steady improvement

Continuing on his upward curve, Roman Candle turned in a battling performance to clinch the Group 2 Prix Greffulhe at Saint-Cloud last week. Stepping up in class and trip, the 3yo Le Havre colt delivered in style for trainer Andre Fabre under Mick

Team AF plan upward curve by raising the bar

Raising the bar further appears the clarion call of ‘Team AF’ following their extraordinary triumphs in each of the championships during the 2018/19 campaign, which ended at Meydan a fortnight ago. Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, Ernst Oert

Al Tayeb gets keys to fancy Lexus after winning Phoenix / Al Adiyat Pick Six competition

Sudanese national Al Tayeb Murtada Al-Tayeb drove away with a Lexus UX 200 after winning the inaugural edition of the Al Adiyat Pick Six competition organised by Dubai Horse Racing Information Centre and sponsored by Phoenix Investment Fund. A com

Flor De La Mar shows she is ready to bloom

GODOLPHIN have been left impressed by Flor De La Mar’s performance after she finished runner-up in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Oaks over an extended mile on dirt at Santa Anita last week. It was the Bob Baffertschooled 3yo Tiznow filly’s t

Duty could be in Line for Epsom

EPSOM RACECOURSE last week revealed 14 second stage entries for this year’s Derby with plenty of UAE owners paying the £9,000 supplementary fee, headed by Godolphin’s Line Of Duty, one of three added by Charlie Appleby who famous

Microphone announces class credentials

The strength of the Godolphin juvenile team in Australia was apparent early in the campaign and their sweep through Australia’s big 2yo races continued on Saturday with Microphone giving the stable a Group One success in Saturday’s ATC

Jockeys’ battle goes to wire on card which should offer plenty of early 2020 carnival clues

The final meeting of the extended UAE campaign and plenty to look forward to this evening with connections embracing the extra opportunities afforded them this season with open arms. A rated conditions stakes over 2000m on turf, the inaugural Nad

Rocket Powers home again as Important Mission scorched successfully

RACING AT Meydan last Friday, the very first post Dubai World Cup meeting ever at the UAE’s flagship racecourse, was highlighted by a 1600m turf conditions race which was turned into a procession by Ajwad who was sent straight to the front b

DIAR schedule revealed

The long established Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) programme returns to Europe in 2019. The series visits several countries in Europe and sponsors preparation races to encourage PurebredArabian racehorses to get ready for the flagship e

AF Maher confirms his class - Dubai Kahayla Classic

The 2019 edition of the $1 million Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic will go down as one of the most thrilling in the history of the race over the same 2000m dirt course and distance as the Dubai World Cup. Neck to neck, AF Maher trained locally and t

Coal in Front where it matters - Godolphin Mile

Over 1600M ON the Meydan dirt surface, the $1.5 million Group 2 Godolphin Mile produced a thrilling finish with Heavy Metal looking set to defend his title only to be caught in the dying strides by Coal Front. Trained by Todd Pletcher for Robert L

Counter Crosses latest test in style - Dubai Gold Cup

MELBOURNE CUP hero Cross Counter produced a powerful, sustained thrust to overhaul stablemate Ispolini and win the Dubai Gold Cup, over two miles, bolstering the impression he is a rising and serious force in the stayers’ division. This was

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