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Beethoven to play Carnival, World Cup

No – not that Beethoven, but the former Ballydoyle charge privately purchased by Qatari interests and two-for-two in that country, is due to make an appearance at the Carnival and Dubai World Cup meeting.  Jason Ford of the Racing Post ...

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Jebel Ali abandoned

After a sandstorm ravaged Dubai on Friday, the meeting at Jebel Ali has been postponed until next Friday when, for the first time recent memory, four consecutive days of racing will be conducted in the UAE (Thursday – DIRC at Meydan, Friday ...

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Reviewing 2011 DIRC Night 3

Let’s run down our thoughts on the third night of the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival…in no particular order: 1. The “local trainer” run is simply amazing.  Between Mike De Kock, Mahmood Al Zarooni, Saeed bin Suroor, and Ali Rashid ...

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Jebel Ali selections for Friday

Jebel Ali’s third race on Friday is a magnificent renewal of the Jebel Ali Mile (Listed) and #16 WONDER LAWN is a strong top selection.  Below are the full picks for the day.  Good luck. Jebel Ali – January 28, ...

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Buena Vista likely for Dubai World Cup

After a smashing second in the 2010 Dubai Sheema Classic (G1), Japan’s wondermare Buena Vista was announced on course for a start in the 2011 Dubai World Cup (G1).  Masakazu Takahashi from the Racing Post has more.  No prep runs ...

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Recapping DIRC Night 3 Selections (27 Jan)

    Pat Cummings Picks     Nick Tammaro Picks Race 1 1st 6 – Reynaldothewizard Race 1 1st 6 – Reynaldothewizard   2nd 7 – Riggins   2nd 4 – Atlantis Star   3rd 4 – Atlantis Star   ...

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Dubai World Cup meeting nominations released

The Dubai Racing Club has released the nominations for the 2011 Dubai World Cup meeting, held Saturday, 26 March 2011 at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai.  View all nominations HERE.  312 horses from 18 countries were nominated for the Dubai World ...

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Form guide for Thursday’s races at Meydan

The Emirates Racing Association form guide for Thursday’s races is AVAILABLE HERE.  Full card analysis will follow late Tuesday evening.  Sign up for the Dubai Race Night Carnival Newsletter with your email address to the right and receive a copy of ...

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Abu Dhabi selections for 23 January

Below are our selections for Sunday’s fixture at Abu Dhabi.  Good luck. Abu Dhabi – January 9, 2011 Race # Horse 1 12 Zells Cowboy 2 7 Calossal 3 1 AF Heb Alwata’an 4 9 AF Dhaham 5 1 Albar ...

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Recapping 2011 DIRC Night 2

Godolphin started 18 horses on Thursday’s card at Meydan and claimed ten placings in the seven races, including wins in the final three races of the night, while Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum preceeded that with a double.  Horses stabled ...

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