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Dubai eyes on the Donn Handicap

This Saturday’s Donn Handicap (G1) at Gulfstream Park will certainly have the eyes of those considering the Dubai World Cup.  The older-horse feature of the Gulfstream meet, the Donn has been the most successful stepping-stone for World Cup winners.  Cigar first ...

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Dubai Racing Results – DIRC Night 3 Recap

Quite possibly, I am still numb after the night of racing in Dubai.  Head-scratching results got the night started and none of my top picks found the winner’s circle – but I sure hope you did. RACE 1 – #9 ...

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Longshots get it going on Thursday

Doug Watson trained my top choice, SHOPTON LANE, but much to his surprise, his other entrant, FARES, took the first race on Thursday night at odds of 60-1 on the international commingled tote.  GRAND HOMBRE, whose last win came in ...

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Will Wise Dennis do it again?

Wise Dennis is set make his seasonal debut in Dubai on Thursday evening and the Dubai Racing Club’s Newswire reports on his return engagement in the desert.  He was twice successful last year but his most recent form is questionable.  ...

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Dubai Racing Picks – DIRC Night 3

Analysis for each of the races, and the recapped picks, is located in the post below this one.  Here are the selections for Thursday’s card. Race 1 1st – #2 SHOPTON LANE, 2nd – #5 ART OF WAR, 3rd – ...

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Dubai Racing Picks – Night 3 Analysis

Click to see more of this post and you will uncover the full analysis and selections for Thursday’s card at Nad al Sheba.  In addition to that analysis, sign up for the added insight of the Dubai Race Night newsletter ...

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Benny The Bull back to Dubai Golden Shaheen in 2010?

Maybe.  That’s the tentative plan at least for the once-retired champion of the 2008 Dubai Golden Shaheen.  Michael Iavarone, the principal of IEAH Stables, made the announcement on the same night that Benny the Bull (pictured below) and two other ...

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Dubai Racing – Night 3 Entries and Past Performances

Access the full racecard for the third night of the Dubai International Racing Carnival by clicking HERE. Past performances (form guide), from the Emirates Racing Association, can be accessed by clicking HERE.  Links to more formal PPs will be available ...

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Will Georgie Boy go to the Dubai Golden Shaheen?

After a rousing win in Saturday’s Sunshine Millions Sprint, is Kathy Walsh-trainee Georgie Boy on a path to the Dubai Golden Shaheen?  The Thoroughbred Times reviews the race here.  Georgie Boy was one of the nominees for the Golden Shaheen, a ...

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