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Arab interests in Pacific Classic champ Dullahan

Dullahan has three lifetime victories, all in American Grade 1 races, and all on all-weather surfaces.  The perfect hope for the $10 million Dubai World Cup?  Surely.  As a result, interest in a private purchase away from Donegal Racing, the ...

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Moohaajim impressive in Mill Reef, remains in Europe

Through a tweet from Mohammed Khaleel, racing manager for Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Saturday’s Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes (G2) winner Moohaajim is reported to stay in Europe for the upcoming 2013 season.  ”[The] Sheikh is enjoying ...

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Godolphin hoping for rare Philadelphia double

Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin operation has occasionally sent horses to run at Parx, the racecourse just outside Philadelphia that was formerly known as Philadelphia Park prior to a full-on casino development.  Now, an historic day of racing beckons at the course, ...

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2012-2013 Qatar racing season set

Sixty meetings of the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club mark the racing season for 2012-2013 at Doha’s Al Rayyan Racecourse.  The Qatari racing operation has organized substantially in the last several years, gaining greater awareness on the global calendar, and ...

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Cityscape, Wigmore Hall mark top Woodbine races

Two major international meetings mark the calendar at Woodbine Racecourse in Toronto, Canada, and a pair of Dubai-related starters will make their presence known yet again.  Cityscape, winner of the 2012 Dubai Duty Free (G1), and winless since, goes in ...

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American Hill to ride in Saudi, Dubai

Channing Hill, an American jockey based in the midwestern portion of the country, has announced his plans to ride in Saudi Arabia and the UAE this season.  Aaron Gryder is the last American-based rider to spend the full season bouncing ...

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Buick might not ride Ortensia due to Nathaniel

The connection of Al Quoz Sprint winner Ortensia have been thrilled with their recent partnership with jockey William Buick.  But due to his commitment to ride Nathaniel at Leopardstown this Saturday, he might not have the time to catch the ...

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