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Mickdaam gives Fahey, Hanagan first Derby try

While the winter training and preparation of Mickdaam from Dubai’s top international conditioner Mike deKock cannot go unnoticed, Mickdaam won the Chester Vase (G3) over a trip similar to Saturday’s Investec Derby (G1) for Richard Fahey.  The colt owned by ...

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Ortensia continues progression in UK prep

Paul Messara, trainer of Al Quoz Sprint (G1) winner Ortensia, has arrived in the UK to oversee his mare’s preparation for the King’s Stand Stakes (G1) over the same five-furlong trip she faced in Dubai.  Read more in this column.

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Cirrus Des Aigles, Planteur back in Ispahan

Sunday’s Prix D’Ispahan (G1) features Dubai Sheema Classic (G1) winner Cirrus Des Aigles, along with Dubai World Cup third Planteur, over an extended nine-furlong trip.  Cirrus Des Aigles passed on a trip to Singapore three weeks after landing the Prix ...

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Monterosso given late entry to Brigadier Gerard

The 2012 Dubai World Cup winner could return on Thursday in the Brigadier Gerard Stakes (G3) at Sandown after entries were re-opened following only seven initial acceptors.  A Dubai World Cup winner has yet to return to the winner’s enclosure ...

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Mike deKock’s export plans for Dubai 2013

From a posting on the website from the top international trainer in Dubai, Mike deKock discusses his export plans for the 2013 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which will include stops in Cape Town, Mauritius, the UK, all before getting to ...

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Friday’s trackwork from Singapore

Later tonight in Singapore, the Singapore Guineas (G1) and Aushorse Golden Horseshoe (G1) headline a great night of racing with big fields and plenty of action.  But this morning in the jungle, it was all business on course.  Godolphin’s City ...

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Thursday’s trackwork report from Singapore

While the rain was on-and-off on Wednesday at Kranji, there was no denying it’s presence on Thursday, and the international entrants for the 2012 Singapore International Racing Festival spent as little time in the harsh conditions as possible.  Once again, ...

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Wednesday trackwork report from Singapore

The courses at Kranji were a bit busier on Wednesday morning when all ten international shippers made an appearance during the designated training hour beginning at 5:00 A.M.  Rain began falling in Singapore around 3:30 A.M. and lightning in the ...

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More Singapore previews from Thoroughmedia

Simon Burgess of Thoroughmedia catches up with several key players for the big weekend in Singapore. Racing takes place on both Friday and Sunday, with the Aushorse Golden Horseshoe (G1) for 2-year-olds gets co-billing on the card, along with the ...

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