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Buena Vista rolls home in Tenno Sho

A close and hard luck second to Dar Re Mi in the 2010 Dubai Sheema Classic (G1), Buena Vista easily landed the Tenno Sho Autumn (G1) over 17 rivals.  Under Christophe Soumillon for the first time, Buena Vista was making ...

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Red Desire sizzles in Churchill Downs work

Red Desire, winner of the 2010 Maktoum Challenge – R3 (G2), was strong in morning trackwork at Churchill Downs on Saturday morning, traveling five furlongs in 1:00 flat.  Kent Desormeaux was aboard for trainer Mikio Matsunaga and kept his filly ...

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Campanologist most likely Dubai rep in Melbourne Cup

Final declarations for the 2010 Emirates Melbourne Cup (G1) are due the end of this week and the current stage of runners remaining in contention seems to have only one main Dubai representative in Godolphin’s Campanologist, winner of the 2010 ...

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Better Than Ever remains perfect; Dubai expected

Trainer Laurie Laxon confirmed that Singapore’s unbeaten champion Better Than Ever is likely for a trip to Dubai after landing the Visit Indonesia Raffles Cup (G1) at Kranji.  Now 12-for-12, the Australian-bred son of French Deputy stretched to a lifetime ...

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Richard’s Kid bypassing Breeders’ Cup, back to Dubai

Trainer Bob Baffert told the Daily Racing Form that Goodwood (G1) and Pacific Classic (G1) winner Richard’s Kid will skip the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) and return to Dubai to begin preparations for the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival and ...

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Al Quoz Sprint now at 1,000 meters

Initially unnoticed on the released schedule for the 2011 racing season, the newest race on the Dubai World Cup program, the Al Quoz Sprint (G2), will be run over 1,000 meters instead of 1,200 meters.  In comments to the Racing ...

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Rocket Man powerful in Garden City, Hong Kong next

The troubled-trip second in the 2010 Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1), Singapore’s Rocket Man powerfully strided away in the Garden City Trophy (G3) at Kranji on Friday and will not be prepared for a trip to Hong Kong.  The ultimate short-term ...

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Sole Power aims at Al Quoz Sprint

The longshot winner of the 2010 Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (G1), Sole Power, has had the Al Quoz Sprint (G3) installed as the next main goal.  Click HERE for more from Press Association. 

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Mastery returning for Godolphin

A close fifth off a four-month layoff in the 2010 Dubai World Cup, Godolphin’s Mastery is expected to return on Friday in the Richard Hambro Darley Stakes (G3) over nine furlongs at Newmarket.  Pending a good performance, he could return for ...

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Gio Ponti onward in Shadwell Turf Mile

After a close fourth in the 2010 Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup, Gio Ponti has a win and two seconds in Grade 1 American turf races.  Now, he cuts back to eight furlongs in advance of an uncertain placing for ...

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