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Dandy Boy demolishes Wokingham at Royal Ascot

While HRH Princess Haya saw three horses in her colours booted home at the 2012 Royal Ascot meeting, the longshot score in the Wokingham of 2011 Dubai World Cup Carnival winner Dandy Boy was definitely a highlight for the followers ...

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Tammaro: “Dubai bounce nothing more than a myth”

American blogger and tipster Nick Tammaro, who also provides tips for this site during the Dubai World Cup Carnival season, grew exasperated with the repeated grumbles amongst some in the US racing community that trips to Dubai took something extra ...

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Colour Vision wins the 2012 Ascot Gold Cup

It got a bit rough in the final stages, but Godolphin managed a 1-2 sweep of the Ascot Gold Cup as Colour Vision, with Frankie Dettori, bested Dubai Gold Cup (G3) winner Opinion Poll, ridden by Mickael Barzalona, by a ...

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Royal Ascot begins with plenty of Dubai promise

The 2012 royal meeting at Ascot gets underway tomorrow, and over the next five days, Dubai World Cup and Carnival form will be tested with regularity.  Seven of the 15 runners from the 2012 Al Quoz Sprint (G1) will take ...

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Listening to trainers in advance of Royal Ascot

Well, the eyes of the racing world will be on Ascot for the annual royal meeting next week.  Our friends at Thoroughmedia catch up with some of the connections, including Peter Moody (Black Caviar), Fawzi Nass (trainer of Dubai Golden ...

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Ortensia’s training in UK as progressive as it gets

Writer Geoffrey Riddle offers a stellar piece on trainer Paul Messara’s preparation of Ortensia, the 2012 Al Quoz Sprint (G1) winner, involving the many intricacies of her training in Australia, the UAE, and now the UK.  Read the full column ...

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Opinion Poll ready for Ascot Gold Cup rematch

Winner of the Dubai Gold Cup (G3), and more recently the Henry II Stakes (G3), Opinion Poll, who thrives on racing, is due to engage Ballydoyle’s Fame And Glory for another shot at the stayers classic at the royal meeting. ...

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Richard’s Kid wins on return to US

After spending the better part of two years in Dubai with Satish Seemar’s yard, and a lack of interest in running, Richard’s Kid was sent back to the US with success, winning back in the care of trainer Bob Baffert ...

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I’ll Have Another goes for Triple Crown

Saturday at Belmont Park, I’ll Have Another seeks the first American Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.  Coverage from America is widespread, we recommend reviewing articles throughout the week from the Daily Racing Form.

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Great day for World Cup meeting grads

Game On Dude, well-regarded in the 2012 Dubai World Cup (G1), was drawn wide in the world’s richest race and never really had a chance given his penchant for racing forward.  63 days after finishing 12th, the son of Awesome ...

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