Wednesday, February 22 2012
Pimpernel for Oaks glory
The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, one of Meydan’s pillar partners, sponsor Thursday evening's Dubai World Cup Carnival meeting where the three-year-old classic generation take centre stage with both the UAE Oaks and Meydan Classic on the six-race card.
The official feature is the Group 3 UAE Oaks, restricted to three-year-old fillies over 1900m on the all-weather track, for which six have been declared. Godolphin's Mahmoud Al Zarooni –trained Pimpernel looks certain to be Pick 6 favourite on her second local start having chased home stable companion Gamilati in the UAE 1000 Guineas.
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