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Pat Cummings covered Dubai racing for RacingDispatch.com beginning in 2006 and attended the 2007 and 2008 Dubai World Cup meetings. DubaiRaceNight.com was launched in January 2009 and Pat made his third consecutive trip in March 2009. Handicapping the 72 races at the 2008 Dubai International Racing Carnival, Pat's record included 20 wins, 8 seconds, and 13 thirds for a 28% strike rate and 57% of his top selections finished in the top three. In 2009, Pat's record was 14 wins, 14 seconds, and 14 thirds from 78 races for an 18% strike rate and 54% of his top selections finished in the top three. Pat is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and has called races as the substitute track announcer at Philadelphia Park Racetrack since 1999.

Visit HKJC’s APQEII Cup Microsite

The Hong Kong Jockey Club’s microsite for the Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1) is up and running, and provides you with a slew of information for the big race this Sunday, expected to feature Vercingetorix, Military Attack, Akeed ...

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Recapping the 2014 Dubai World Cup

Recapping the 2014 Dubai World Cup

Some time has passed and thoughts on the Dubai World Cup meeting have settled. Let’s dive into what was said about the winners pre-race, where things were right, wrong, or not mentioned at all (Toast of New York). DUBAI WORLD ...

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2014 Dubai World Cup Preview Show

While it is far from our normal setup, and had some issues with lighting, Joe Kristufek and Pat Cummings join you from the Shiba Bar at Meydan Hotel to preview the world’s richest race meeting.

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Dubai World Cup Meeting Superlatives…

It’s all over bar the shouting. In what has become a bit of an annual ritual, we offer what we call the Dubai World Cup superlatives… International favourite most likely to finish out of the first three: Dubai World Cup ...

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Pressing questions for Saturday

The week in Dubai is busy, and now that the posts are drawn, the analysis is out, and the final preparations are made, let’s have a go with some random thoughts on a variety of items. All signs point to ...

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2014 Dubai World Cup Analysis

2014 Dubai World Cup Analysis

The big day is finally here. It’s the 2014 Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest race meeting. We’ve been following the racing from the UAE since the 2006-2007 season, making this our eighth Dubai World Cup. If you have never ...

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Ruler Of The World share sold to Al Shaqab

Ruler Of The World share sold to Al Shaqab

The Qatari operation of Al Shaqab Racing has purchased an undisclosed share in Dubai World Cup ante-post favourite Ruler Of The World, according to the registry pages of the Emirates Racing Authority. The horse is now listed as being owned ...

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Wednesday trackwork report – draw video

It rained in Dubai – all night and all day, to varying degrees. Ron The Greek was the first contender on course this morning, emerging from the darkness at 4:15 A.M., and did a lap of the all-weather in fine ...

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