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Magical, Magic Wand Lead Ballydoyle Brigade For Dubai World Cup Card

Allow was doggedly determined to cross the wire ahead of Magical in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Final year’s Dubai Planet Cup evening saw a procession from the hugely talented Mendelssohn in the UAE Derby sponsored by The Saeed Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) before targeting huge races in America by way of his three-year-old campaign. Such was just an additional ...

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Dubai World Cup Third Neolithic Returns To Action Saturday At Saratoga

Neolithic coasts to a nine-length victory in an allowance race at Gulfstream last December Saturday’s stakes-laden Whitney Day card will close out with a competitive $ 90,000 allowance optional claiming race, marking the return of Qatar Racing and Starlight Racing’s Neolithic, who is looking to use the race as a stepping stone to the Grade 1, $ 750,000 Woodward on ...

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Arrogate ‘Did It Easy’ In First Work Since Dubai World Cup

Longines World’s Best Racehorse Arrogate was back on the work tab at Santa Anita on Tuesday morning, reports drf.com, breezing three furlongs for his first timed exercise since the Dubai World Cup. Under exercise rider Dana Barnes, the 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song clicked off 12-second eighths like clockwork in preparation for an upcoming start during the summer meeting at ...

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‘Tough’ Arrogate Rebounds From Dubai Trip, Returns To Serious Training At Santa Anita

The top-rated horse in the world right now has returned to training, reports bloodhorse.com. Arrogate, winner of the Breeders’ Cup Classic, Pegasus World Cup and Dubai World Cup in his last three starts, has re-gained the weight he lost on his overseas journey in March, and recently resumed regular training under the watchful eye of Hall of Famer Bob Baffert ...

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Stallwalkin’ Dude Returns From Dubai To Win Sunday’s Diablo

David Jacobson and Head of Plains Partners’ Stallwalkin’ Dude scored a determined victory in his first try since finishing a troubled sixth in Dubai’s Group 1 Golden Shaheen, running down a seasoned field for a 1 ¾-length victory in the $ 100,000 Diablo for 4-year-olds and up Sunday at Belmont Park. Stallwalkin’ Dude broke inward at the start and settled ...

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Arrogate ‘Wasn’t Really Tired’ After Dubai World Cup, Will Have A Break Before Next Start

Juddmonte Farm’s Arrogate blew away the competition against all odds after a nightmarish start in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup, and Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert said that the colt will get a well-deserved vacation before his next race. Despite the 4-year-old son of Unbridled Song’s four consecutive jaw-dropping performances, Baffert told drf.com that the champion “wasn’t really tired after ...

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‘The Greatest Horse I’ve Ever Seen’: Arrogate Misses The Break, Then Circles The Field In Dubai World Cup

It looked like a disaster at the start of Saturday’s $ 10 million Dubai World Cup as Juddmonte Farm’s Arrogate was totally unprepared for the break, leaving the gates awkwardly and then bumped hard on both sides to find himself dead last in the 14-horse field. But veteran reinsman Mike Smith never panicked aboard the champion son of Unbridled’s Song, ...

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All In The Family: Half-Brothers Lani, Awardee ‘Totally Different’ For Dubai World Cup

Two siblings will meet for the first time on the big stage in Saturday’s Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates. Among 10 runners from Japan at the meeting are the two half-brothers Awardee and Lani, both out of the Sunday Silence mare Heavenly Romance and trained by Mikio Matsunaga for owner-breeder Koji Maeda. Seven-year-old Awardee (Jungle Pocket), joint-highest rated in ...

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Postponed, Highland Reel Clash In Dubai Sheema Classic

Postponed winning the 2016 Dubai Sheema Classic. Contested under a new moniker this year, the Group 1 US$ 6m Longines Dubai Sheema Classic, one of three highest-level turf races on the card, may only have attracted a field of seven but quality abounds among the septet. First contested in 1998, no horse has won the race twice since but the ...

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