Wigmore Hall, the well-campaigned 3-year-old gelding trained by Michael Bell, is expected to be a high-profile up-and-comer at the 2011 Dubai International Racing Carnival, with a plan for the Dubai World Cup (G1). With three wins, four seconds, and a third from nine starts in six months, this son of High Chapparal acquitted himself best in his non-placing, fifth beaten four, at the end of a long campaign, to Twice Over in the Emirates Airline Champion Stakes (G1). Bell told the Racing Post his plans include two races in Dubai, then Hong Kong, before a visit to Singapore. CLICK HERE for the full article.
Meanwhile, last year’s Dubai World Cup-winning trainer Pascal Bary has new hopes for Interaction after one lackluster start in 2010. Bary plans on sending the explosive former South American to go over the Tapeta, and then potentially the Dubai Sheema Classic (G1). CLICK HERE for that article.