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Saratoga and Del Mar 2017

2012 Dubai World Cup Analysis and Selections

Below is our analysis of the 2012 Dubai World Cup programme, the 17th edition of the world’s richest day of racing. It doesn’t get much better than this.

RACE 1 – $250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic for purebred Arabians (G1), sponsored by EMAAR
2,000 metres – Tapeta

This is a fabulous renewal of the Kahayla Classic, which gets only added interest with #13 TM FRED TEXAS, the top Arabian in America last year. There is enough reason to think that #6 SERAPHIN DU PAON could repeat in this event, especially as the early pace is likely to be strong, coming from no less than four horses. That gallop didn’t exist in the prep race for this event, but several of the Qatari shippers inspire the belief that the come-from-behinders will have something to run at here. As such, we think that gives the defending a champion a stellar time to repeat, and makes him the pick. Read More

 

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I'm looking at Copponi. His experience here and the local hot jockey just looks like a win to me.

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