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Brave Tin Soldier debuts in America

After a fifth place finish in the Godolphin Mile (G2), Brave Tin Soldier will make his American debut on Monday at Belmont Park.  Formerly with Mike De Kock, the son of Storm Cat is now listed as being owned and ...

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Two Step Salsa has target, Gayego slowed by fever

Thursday, David Grening of the Daily Racing Form reported on the immediate plans of the Godolphin Mile winner and runner-up.  Two Step Salsa (pictured below) is officially being aimed at the Tom Fool at Belmont on July 5, traversing seven ...

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McLaughlin points Asiatic Boy to Stephen Foster

As reported by the Thoroughbred Times on Wednesday, the only winner of the UAE Triple Crown (2007), Asiatic Boy is being considered for a return to the races on June 13 in the Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs.  ...

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Could Rachel Alexandra go to Dubai?

The connections have had one incredibly successful trip to the Dubai World Cup – could another be in store?  Anything is possible, we presume, but undeniable is that Rachel Alexandra put her stamp on a generation with a victory in ...

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Vodka shot back to impressive stature

Vodka, eighth in the Dubai Duty Free in her last start despite being declared in the best form of her life, was back in fine fettle on Sunday, dominating the fourth running of the Victoria Mile (G1) at Tokyo. She ...

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Gloria De Campeao surprises in Singapore

A front-running masterpiece from Gloria De Campeao landed the 2009 Singapore Airlines International Cup (G1) defeating a hard-charging Presvis while Bankable completed a Dubai International Racing Carnival trifecta finishing third. This was the first race on turf for the Brazilian ...

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Cumani unfazed by wide draw for Presvis

Second in the Dubai Duty Free after drawing stall 16, last to first in the Audemars Piguet QEII Cup on a speed-favoring turf course, Presvis has made it routine to overcome roadblocks.  Such will be the case on Sunday when ...

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Dubai and Meydan ready for racing in November

I’m not sure how many regular DubaiRaceNight visitors noticed the linked story below, published in the Khaleej Times, from April 21.  All good news concerning the next Dubai racing season and Meydan’s preparedness for racing.  Dubai Racing Club CEO Frank Gabriel confirmed that ...

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