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  • Dubai World Cup – Trackwork Notes, Tuesday March 27

    International Horse Racing, News March 27, 2012 10:40 pm

    Group 1 US$10 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline Eishin Flash – The 2010 Japanese Derby winner Eishin Flash did a canter easily for a lap and did a half gallop on the second lap over the all-weather course as he prepares for Saturdays Group 1 US $10 [...]

     
  • Bob Baffert suffers heart attack in Dubai

    International Horse Racing March 27, 2012 7:40 am

    American Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is in a Dubai hospital after suffering a heart attack while preparing Game On Dude for Saturday’s $US10 million ($A9.6 million) Dubai World Cup. Baffert’s assistant, Jim Barnes, said Baffert had had three stents inserted in two arteries. Speaking from California, Barnes said [...]

     
  • Japan’s hopes for 2012

    International Horse Racing, News March 26, 2012 11:44 pm

    On March 11, 2011, one of the most powerful earthquakes in the world affected the northeastern region of Japan. It was also the biggest earthquake ever to have hit Japan, and it triggered a tsunami that left around 19,000 dead or missing. Fifteen days after this devastating disaster, one horse [...]

     
  • Snowden happy with dynamic duo

    International Horse Racing, News March 26, 2012 11:34 pm

    Australian trainer Peter Snowden, on his first overseas mission for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minster of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is confident Sepoy and Helmet will do his famous Burgundy and White colours proud in their respective races at the Dubai [...]

     
  • Cumani hopeful Presvis will shine again

    International Horse Racing March 26, 2012 11:32 pm

    Luca Cumani is banking on a fast pace in the Group 1 US$5 million Dubai Duty Free, sponsored by Dubai Duty Free, to bring out the best in Presvis as the British challenger prepares to win the race for the second consecutive year. Ryan Moore cut through the pack 12 [...]

     
  • Dubai World Cup Trackwork Notes – Monday March 26

    International Horse Racing, News March 26, 2012 9:14 pm

    The Dubai Racing Club, each day this week, will post trackwork notes from Meydan ahead of their major meeting, Dubai World Cup night, this Saturday March 31. Here is their summary from Monday morning: Group 1 US$10 million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline Eishin Flash  – Three of [...]

     
  • Dawn Approach continues family tradition

    International Horse Racing March 26, 2012 12:35 pm

    Darley stallion New Approach got his career off to the ideal start when his first runner, Dawn Approach, made a winning debut at The Curragh on Sunday. Trainer Jim Bolger expertly handled New Approach to win five Group Ones, including the Derby, during his two-year racing career. He is also [...]

     
  • Joseph O’Brien to ride So You Think

    International Horse Racing March 25, 2012 7:05 pm

    Joseph O’Brien will ride dual Cox Plate winner So You Think in the world’s richest race, the $US10 million ($A9.66 million) Dubai World Cup. O’Brien, the son of Coolmore trainer Aidan O’Brien, secured the booking over Ryan Moore and Seamus Heffernan who have both won Group One races on So [...]

     
  • John Size wins first Hong Kong Derby

    International Horse Racing March 19, 2012 1:25 pm

    Former Australian trainer John Size has posted a breakthrough win in one of Hong Kong’s biggest races. The Size-trained Fay Fay claimed the Group One Hong Kong Derby after an ice-cool ride from Douglas Whyte. New Zealand-bred Fay Fay prevailed in a battling drive to the wire by a neck [...]

     
  • Geraghty continues winning streak

    International Horse Racing March 19, 2012 11:45 am

    Man-of-the-moment Barry Geraghty continued his golden run with victory on Knockfierna in the feature ITBA Fillies Scheme EBF Dawn Run Mares Novice Chase at Limerick. Geraghty rode six of Nicky Henderson’s seven winners at the Cheltenham Festival, and if that was not enough he went on to Kempton on Saturday [...]

     
 
 
 
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