Dubai World cup

Horse Racing: “Dirt Superstar” California Chrome Wins Dubai Cup

DUBAI, March 26 (Reuters) – California Chrome, ridden by Victor Espinoza, sprinted to victory in the $10-million Dubai World Cup on Saturday, beating Mubtaahij in the world’s richest horse race. Trained by Art Sherman, the 15-8 joint favourite won the 2,000-metre race by 3.75 lengths, despite Espinoza having to battle with a slipping saddle during

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Dubai World Cup to See Most Open Battle in Years

By Martin Dokoupil The world’s leading thoroughbreds have been flocking to the horse racing capital of the United Arab Emirates these past few weeks in the hope of taking home the prized $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday, the world’s richest horse race, which is likely to be the open contest as, after a long time,

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UAE: Eye on the Prize

A former champ faces an uphill battle for Dubai World Cup glory BY Martin Dokoupil At 6:30 a.m. on a Friday, the opulent glass and steel Meydan racecourse in Dubai is nearly empty with the first light slowly seeping through a thin curtain of desert haze. Only the silhouettes of two mounted racing stewards, snug

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