Ticker
  • Itsinthepost (6-1) drives home the win in the Grade 2 San Luis Rey.Posted 11 hours ago
  • Fear the Cowboy (7-2) comes running late to capture the Grade 3 Skip Away.Posted 12 hours ago
  • Fast and Accurate (24-1) bursts through to upset the Grade 3 Spiral.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Purely a Dream (12-1) pulls ahead in the stretch to take the Grade 3 Bourbonette Oaks.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Arrogate, despite a dreadful break, wins the Dubai World Cup easily.Posted 18 hours ago
  • Jack Hobbs is much the best in the Sheema Classic.Posted 19 hours ago
  • Vivlos flies late to get up for the win in the $6 million Dubai Turf.Posted 19 hours ago
  • Mind Your Biscuits rallies widest of all to win the Golden Shaheen going away.Posted 20 hours ago
  • Thunder Snow nips Epicharis in a UAE Derby thriller.Posted 21 hours ago
  • Second Summer rolls late to upset the Godolphin Mile.Posted 23 hours ago
Breeders Cup 2015
Dubai World Cup 2017

Purple Moon, Leahurst to miss World Cup meeting

Luca Cumani and Jeremy Noseda have both lost candidates for Dubai World Cup meeting, the Racing Post reported today.   Purple Moon, third in the 2009 Dubai Sheema Classic (G1), will pass a second attempt at the race after not making it for the Dubai City of Gold (G2) on Super Thursday... Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Older Comments about Purple Moon, Leahurst to miss World Cup meeting...

Leahurst adapted to the Tapeta surface at Meydan as well as any horse that raced during the whole 2010 Dubai Racing Carnival, IMO. He ran two huge efforts, winning both of them on Meydan's main track. Leahurst suffered a fracture in winning his second start in Dubai. That's why he was scratched from the Golden Shaheen. But Leahurst, had he not been injured, really should have taken a shot at the Dubai World Cup as well as he performed on the Tapeta surface. Leahurst and Gitano Hernando are quite similar in the fact that until Gitano Hernando lost the race for the World Cup, both came in never having been beaten on any synthetic surface track that they had ever raced over. I really think Leahurst could have been a big player in the Dubai World Cup. Gitano Hernando could have, and should have finished much better than he ultimately did in the Dubai World Cup. He broke from gate #2, right outside of Allybar. But Fallon waited far too late into the race to make any kind of move with Gitano Hernando. Two or three times during the race, Fallon had the opportunity to split Mastery and Allybar, to get Gitano Hernando into the clear. By the time Fallon did get Gitano Hernando into the clear, he accelerated well. But Gloria De Campeao, Lizard's Desire, and Allybar were all ready off and gone. Leaving Gitano Hernando with far too much to do. TJMO.

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories