Wednesday, January 25 2012
Dubai Sheema Classic, sponsored by Longines attracts 254 Nominees
The US$5 million Group 1 Dubai Sheema Classic sponsored by Longines, one of the chief supporting races on the 2012 Dubai World Cup card has attracted 254 nominations from 14 countries.
This will be the 15th running of the 2,410m contest (first run in 1998) that annually attracts some of the world’s greatest turf stayers. Last year trainer Mahmoud Al Zarooni, registered his first win in the Dubai Sheema Classic and will be seeking to defend his title with 14 entries. They are led by French Navy, Dubai Prince and Casamento.
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