Sunday, January 25 2009


Saturday gallops


Saturday’s are becoming the busiest morning of the week on the Nad Al Sheba gallops and a host of horses from various countries were out stretching their legs.

The Japanese pair of Earth Living and Black Emblem were among these and took a leisurely stroll around the dirt track, while Australia’s Dubai International Racing Carnival’s representatives were others spotted for the first time.





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Friday, January 23 2009


Entries confirm global appeal of Dubai World Cup


The Dubai World Cup has again proven to lead the way in horse racing’s international era, its global appeal emphasised by the Dubai Racing Club receiving in excess of 1,600 entries from 27 countries for the world’s richest race-meeting.

The 2009 US$6,000,000 Group 1 Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline, to be run on March 28, 2009, holds special significance as it will be the 14th and final renewal staged at Nad Al Sheba racecourse before racing is moved to Meydan in 2010.





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Thursday, January 22 2009


Back at Jebel Ali


Jebel Ali will tomorrow afternoon, stage the seven race card postponed from a week ago, with the featured 1200m handicap again kindly sponsored by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Shadwell organisation.

Thirteen have been declared for the AED100,000 dash with the weights headed by the Rashed Bouresly-trained League Champion who has run both his best races locally on this course.





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Big Man in the City


Thursday’s second meeting of the 2009 Dubai International Racing Carnival, kindly sponsored by Al Tayer Motors, featured the Group 3 1200m Al Shindagha Sprint on the dirt.

It was won in style by the Jerry Barton-trained Big City Man who showed acceleration that the sponsors would have been proud of in one of their Ferraris!

Never far off the pace, he went to the front at halfway and quickened clear 200m later.





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Wednesday, January 21 2009


Sprinters to motor at Nad Al Sheba


Al Tayer Motors sponsor tonight’s second meeting of the 2009 Dubai International Racing Carnival and an all Thoroughbred, nine race card starts at 6.55pm.

The feature race of the evening is the Group 3 Al Shindagha Sprint, a 1200m dash on dirt, for which 12 have been declared.





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Tuesday, January 20 2009


Al Tayer Motors partners at Dubai International Racing Carnival


The second meeting of the 2009 Dubai International racing Carnival gets underway this Thursday, kindly sponsored by Al Tayer Motors.

Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, is a long-standing sponsor of the Dubai International Racing Challenge.





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