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Cumani’s Drunken Sailor pointed for Melbourne Cup

A two-time winner of handicaps at the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival, Luca Cumani-trainee Drunken Sailor is being pointed to the Melbourne Cup (G1) over 3,200 meters after landing the Windflower March Stakes (Listed) this weekend.  What is notable about ...

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Richard’s Kid again in Pacific Classic

He was one of those Dubai World Cup groupies, an indiscernable pack of horses behind the top four finishers at the 2010 Dubai World Cup, beaten just about three lengths.  Once again, Richard’s Kid picked up the Pacific Classic (G1), ...

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Debussy shocks with Arlington Million win

Saving ground throughout, Debussy lunged through an inside passage and shocked the wide-spun defending champion, and 2010 Dubai World Cup fourth Gio Ponti, to take the 28th Arlington Million (G1). Pace-setting Tazeez was a gallant third after lunging at the start ...

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Gio Ponti favored to repeat in Arlington Million

The close fourth in the 2010 Dubai World Cup, Gio Ponti is back to defend his Arlington Million (G1) crown in Saturday’s 28th edition over ten furlongs on the suburban Chicago turf course.  Ramon Dominguez has the return riding engagement.  A ...

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California Flag wins return in thriller

The third home in the 2010 Al Quoz Sprint (G3) and winner of the 2009 Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint, California Flag made his return to the races a winning one, taking the Green Flash Stakes (Listed) at Del Mar over ...

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Campanologist gives Godolphin another German win

Godolphin has long supported the top tier of German racing and claimed another big victory when Campanologist landed Sunday’s Rheinland-Pokal (G1) at Cologne.  Adrie De Vries, winning jockey from the 2010 Dubai Kahayla Classic (G1), picked up the winning ride ...

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2011 Dubai World Cup at Meydan set for March 26

The 2010-2011 Dubai racing calendar was released by the Emirates Racing Authority, confirming amendments to the schedule, more days of racing at Meydan, an additional pre-Dubai World Cup fixture at Jebel Ali, and the announcement that the 2011 Dubai World ...

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UPDATE: Gloria De Campeao retirement in doubt

Conflicting reports Sunday indicate some question as to whether or not 2010 Dubai World Cup winner Gloria De Campeao will be sidelined with an injury or outright retired.  Patrick Barbe, advisor to owner Stefan Friborg, was quoted by Press Association ...

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