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Dubai well-represented in Veliefendi declarations

Sunday’s international races at Istanbul’s Veliefendi Racecourse are dotted with runners from the Dubai World Cup Carnival.  The Topkapi Trophy (G2) over 1,600 metres features UAE Derby winner Musir for Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum and trainer Mike de ...

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Rocket Man pleases after barrier trial win

2011 Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) and KrisFlyer International Sprint (G1) winner Rocket Man pleased trainer Patrick Shaw following a Tuesday barrier trial at Kranji Racecourse.  The son of Viscount was declared in good form for his pending international campaign, which ...

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Musir, Mahbooba back on Saturday

While Mike de Kock oversees River Jetez in for the Beverly D. Stakes (G1) at Arlington Park, a pair of runners will make their first starts since the Dubai World Cup meeting on Saturday.  A field of six will travel ...

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River Jetez, Wigmore Hall in fine fettle at Arlington

The second choice in the initial morning line for Saturday’s Beverly D. Stakes (G1) at Arlington, River Jetez (pictured below, first) had her first spin around the Polytrack on Tuesday.  With assistant trainer Trevor Brown aboard, the daughter of Jet Master ...

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Victoire Pisa to prep in Prix Foy

2011 Dubai World Cup (G1) winner Victoire Pisa has arrived in France and will remain there in his prep work for the 2011 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1), according to published reports today.  The initial plan for the winner ...

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River Jetez, Cape Blanco set for flights to US

A top group of international raiders, including Dubai Duty Free (G1) second River Jetez, are expected to arrive in Chicago for the International Festival of Racing early next week.  Marcus Hersh from the Daily Racing Form has more.

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