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DeKock praises Tapeta, Dubai; plans announced

In comments made on his website, trainer Mike De Kock praised the vision of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the marvelous Tapeta surface at Meydan.  “Just three years ago, Sheikh Mohammed announced his vision for Meydan and a ...

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Seven winners from Dubai World Cup 2010

1.  DUBAI INTERNATIONAL RACING CARNIVAL If it is not yet obvious – it better be…you almost have to be in it to win it.  The Dubai International Racing Carnival claimed four of the eight winners on Dubai World Cup night ...

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Dubai World Cup re-hash throughout the week

As the connections announce their future intentions with Dubai World Cup meeting participants, we will keep you updated as events warrant.  While we let the magical night of the 2010 Dubai World Cup sink in, expect more substantive recaps from ...

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The Campeao indeed!

There was plenty of praise and exaultation for the champion, Gloria De Campeao, the Brazilian-bred son of Argentine-sire Impression, a winner by the slimmest of discernable margins in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (G1).  The winner of the Maktoum ...

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Dubai World Cup Live Blog

DAR RE MI bucked the recent trend of late shippers scoring in the Duty Free/Sheema Classic with handy score over BUENA VISTA and SPANISH MOON, another great placing in the big race. ____________________________________________________________________ AL SHEMALI won a race at the ...

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Dubai is blazing

It is currently 106F/41C in Dubai at the moment, absolutely blazing conditions.  This is the hottest day of the year thus far in Dubai and the crowd is filing into Meydan for the 2010 Dubai World Cup.  The Tapeta has ...

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Vision D’Etat cleared to run

The Dubai Racing Club reported this morning that Eric Libaud-trainee Vision D’Etat, winner of the Hong Kong Cup (G1), has passed a veterinary inspection and will run in the Dubai World Cup (G1).  The same situation played out at Sha ...

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Vision D’Etat in doubt for Dubai World Cup

It is possible that one of the main European favorites for the Dubai World Cup, Vision D’Etat, could miss the Dubai World Cup as he may be lame.  Rumors spread early afternoon in Dubai and it seems a complete re-work ...

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Dubai World Cup Trackwork (Friday)

The Dubai World Cup will go the way of Japan when RED DESIRE scores a knockout punch.  Maybe. At least, the consensus among the international media and meet-long observers is that the Japanese filly could be the next superstar in ...

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