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2020 March
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2020 March
  • Fri, Mar 27, 2020
    Amid the cherry blossoms and coronavirus concerns the Takamatsunomiya Kinen, Japan’s first turf Grade 1 of the year, is set to go on as scheduled on Sunday, 29 March at Nagoya’s Chukyo Racecourse.
  • Mon, Mar 16, 2020
    Sheng Li Superstar lived right up to his name with a brave front running effort to win his first Group race in Macau in taking out Sunday’s Group 2 Spring Trophy over 1500 metres.
  • Fri, Mar 13, 2020
    Racing at Meydan had its 10th domestic meeting of the season on Thursday evening, which was highlighted by the featured fourth race, the Longines Master Collection Handicap over 1600m.
  • Tue, Mar 10, 2020
    Fledgling trainer Nick Moore is off to a great start as Macau’s newest trainer with two winners over the weekends racing with Sport Genius and Hostwin Saturn.
  • Tue, Mar 10, 2020
    Japanese rider Masakazu (Massa) Tanaka opened his Macau account with a perfect ride on the Geoff Allendorf trained Luen On Success in Saturday’s Class 4 Handicap over 1200 metres.
  • Sun, Mar 08, 2020
    Three weeks out from the world’s richest race day, the $35 million Dubai World Cup, Super Saturday proved a night of super performances for horses hoping to earn their way onto the big stage in 21 days.
  • Fri, Mar 06, 2020
    Group 1-winning Defoe will make his UAE and 2020 debut when the 6-year-old gelding kicks off his season in Saturday’s Group 2 $350,000 Dubai City of Gold
  • Fri, Mar 06, 2020
    Juddmonte Farms’ blue-blooded star Tacitus has arrived at Meydan Racecourse for the 25th edition of the Group 1 $12 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1).
  • Tue, Mar 03, 2020
    A winning treble on Saturdays all weather program has lifted Brazilian rider Dayversom Barros into equal third place in the Jockeys’ Premiership, taking him to within seven winners of championship leader Roger Yu.
2020 February
  • Sat, Feb 29, 2020
    The year was 1996 and conditioner Bill Mott was training Cigar and the Dubai World Cup halfway around the world was on the horizon. Mott had no idea what to expect when shipping the 1995 United States Horse of the Year there.
  • Fri, Feb 28, 2020
    Thursday’s eight-race Dubai World Cup Carnival meeting, the ninth of 2020 and worth more than $1.3 million, was a thriller of global proportions.
  • Wed, Feb 26, 2020
    Reddam Racing’s Parsimony will try to stamp his ticket to the $12 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1)
  • Wed, Feb 26, 2020
    All the cards are on the table for Byerley Racing’s American G1 winner RB Texas Hold Em, who will make his UAE debut in Thursday’s Group 1 $100,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 for Purebred Arabians.
  • Tue, Feb 25, 2020
    French rider Jean – Baptiste (J B) Hamel dominated Saturdays mixed turf and sand race program with a brilliant four timer for the afternoon.
  • Fri, Feb 21, 2020
    Ghaiyyath Sets Course Record In Dubai Millennium; Down On Da Bayou Has Big, Easy Oaks Win; Zakouski All Zeal I Ghaiyyath Sets Course Record In Dubai Millennium; Down On Da Bayou Has Big, Easy Oaks Win;
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Godolphin’s well-bred 5-year-old Charlie Appleby-trained mare Magic Lily has always been highly regarded by her connections and now appears to be living up it, thanks to a win in last month’s Group 2 $250,000 Cape Verdi at Meydan.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Sultan Ali’s Group 1-winning Capezzano, the beaten market favourite in last year’s $12 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), is scheduled to return to action on Thursday for the yard of Salem bin Ghadayer in the Group 3 $200,000 Firebreak Stakes over 1600m.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Promising Japanese 3-year-old filly Serein has made the ambitious move from her home base to Dubai’s Meydan Racecourse and is zeroing in on the Group 3 $250,000 UAE Oaks next Thursday, Feb. 20.
  • Wed, Feb 12, 2020
    Thursday’s Group 3 $200,000 Firebreak Stakes will mark numerous firsts for multiple G2-winning American import, Quip.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    The sixth meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan on Thursday evening is an expanded seven-race card worth $1.38 million and sponsored by pillar partner Mubadala.
  • Thu, Feb 06, 2020
    HRH Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal, Chairman of the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia, today (Wednesday) released a list of Saudi Cup day runners bristling with 21 individual Group or Grade 1 winners across an eight race card.
2020 January
  • Fri, Jan 31, 2020
    Thursday’s fifth meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan was highlighted by the Group 2 $250,000 Al Rashidiya over 1800m on turf and Group 3 $200,000 Al Shindagha Sprint over 1200m on dirt.
  • Thu, Jan 30, 2020
    Thursday evening’s fifth meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse is a mouth-watering seven-race card carrying total prize money of $1,145,000 and sponsored by pillar partner DP World.
  • Wed, Jan 29, 2020
    The highest-rated horse to compete on Thursday at Meydan will be one of the most appropriately named to make his UAE debut, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum’s Dee Ex Bee.
  • Wed, Jan 29, 2020
    As much as Satish Seemar has dominated the Dubawi Stakes (G3) on Dubai World Cup Carnival opening night (five victories with three different horses), rival conditioner Doug Watson has done much of the same in the Al Shindagha Sprint (G3) four weeks later over the same 1200m trip and with an identical $200,000 purse.
  • Wed, Jan 29, 2020
    After a pair of fourth-place finishes and a sixth from his first three Dubai World Cup Carnival runners last week, American trainer Doug O’Neill will fire three more bullets from his 11-strong, history-making string on Thursday.
  • Tue, Jan 28, 2020
    Four defending champions feature among an enormous 321-strong entry, including no less than 105 horses from outside Qatar, for the six-race US$2.95 million (£2.22 million) HH The Amir Sword Festival at Al Rayyan Racecourse in Qatar on Friday February 21st and Saturday February 22nd.
  • Thu, Jan 23, 2020
    Thursday evening’s Dubai World Cup Carnival card at Meydan Racecourse, worth $1,045,000 over six fixtures, is topped by the Group 2 Al Fahidi Fort over 1400m on turf.
  • Tue, Jan 21, 2020
    Macau trainer Joe Lau will be hoping it’s a case of third time lucky when heads back to Hong Kong with his Derby winning galloper Sacred Capital for next Mondays Group 3 Centenary Vase over 1800 metres at Sha Tin.
  • Mon, Jan 20, 2020
    Brazilian horseman Dayversom Barros enjoyed his best day yet at the Taipa racetrack with a winning treble on Saturdays mixed turf and sand program.
  • Sun, Jan 19, 2020
    A six-race Saturday of 'Racing at Meydan' featured four races contested by horses with Dubai World Cup Carnival ambitions and was a meeting filled with dominant performances by those looking to imminently land a place in the international showcase.
  • Sat, Jan 18, 2020
    Racing at Meydan on Saturday, a six-race card sponsored by Al Tayer Motors, features four handicaps all to be contested by horses on the cusp of qualification for the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival. To compete at the international showcase, a handicap mark of 90 is required. First post time is 5:30 p.m.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    Thursday’s third meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse, was sponsored by Azizi Developments.
  • Fri, Jan 17, 2020
    In a dramatic finish of the Azizi Mina Handicap, leading trainer Doug Watson won his 600th race in the UAE when Cool Silk Partnership’s Midnight Sands won in the final yards by a short head over Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) alumnus Ambassadorial.
  • Wed, Jan 15, 2020
    The Group 2 $250,000 Cape Verdi features some intriguing faces, but none arguably as much as Charlie Appleby-trained Magic Lily, whose blood is as blue as the Godolphin silks rider James Doyle will adorn.
  • Tue, Jan 14, 2020
    Panamanian rider Oscar Chavez was the star of the weekends racing winning five of the 12 races held on Friday night and Sunday’s race cards.
  • Fri, Jan 10, 2020
    Thursday’s second meeting of the 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival was presented by pillar partner Longines and officially highlighted by the Group 2 $350,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 over 1600m on the dirt track and Group 2 Singspiel Stakes over 1800m on turf.
  • Thu, Jan 09, 2020
    Thursday’s eight-race, $1.31 million Dubai World Cup Carnival card at Meydan Racecourse features the most exciting matchup of the UAE season thus far, as well as the return of one of the top-rated turf horses in the world.
  • Wed, Jan 08, 2020
    The most anticipated race of the season thus far is upon UAE racing fans: Muntazah vs. North America in the Group 2 $350,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 on Thursday at Meydan Racecourse.
  • Tue, Jan 07, 2020
    The great run of success continues for the Geoff Allendorf stable with another double on Saturdays turf race-card, with Beauty Wink and Luen On Poseidon to take him into a clear second spot with 15 winners in the trainer’s standings for the new season.


2020 January