2009 Dubai World Cup (G1)

3/28/2009, Nad Al Sheba-UAE
1 1/4 m (Dirt)
3+ M

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Dubai World Cup (G1)...

Mary Cage remembers a day spent with the 2009 Dubai World Cup winner, Well Armed, and Bill Casner.Read More
  • Show All 3 Comments
  • goblin · So glad you were able to visit and ride Well Armed, Mary! The story of the Casners, their daughter Karri, and the triumph of Well Armed is one of the most poignant in racing. Thank you very much. · 21 days ago ·
  • SharonTupper · What a touching story!!! · 21 days ago ·
Hydrotherapy has helped many tremendous racehorses, including the likes of Animal Kingdom, Red Rum, and Well Armed. An innovative way of rehabilitating injured horses and conditioning them, hydrotherapy is a groundbreaking form of therapy for horses. Read about three different types of hydrotherapy ...Read More
HorseRacing TV has been honored with a Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Award in the "Sports -- One-Time Special" category for the network's "Inside Information: Dubai World Cup" show.Read More
Well Armed was a monster this day... but he was also running pretty freely on the lead on a track that favored speed - both traditionally and on that day. He won the last race ever at Nad Al Sheba. It almost brings tears to the eyes... I remember watching the first DWC at Nad Al Sheba way back when... oh, heck, it was like 10 years ago. Also - nice ride by Gryder...
At stud, Trithenia produced seven winners from eight runners, the best of which was the Notebook daughter Well Dressed, winner of the American Holly Stakes at Delaware Park. Consigned to the 2001 Keeneland November sales in foal to Awesome Again ...Read More
The standard, typical pan-shot we have become accustomed to in horse racing is stale and drab to the eyes of a non-racing fan. It’s like watching a football game from start-to-finish with one camera angle, or showing every pitch in a baseball game from the press box camera above home plate. Imagine ...Read More
  • kbaum · This article makes a good point. Perhaps more camera angles would make it more exciting. Why not add more cameras at track level or add cameras on rails that move right along with the action like we're watching speedskating in the Olympics. · 1845 days ago ·
The final Dubai World Cup (UAE-G1) card at Nad al Sheba ended with a performance for the ages as front-running Well Armed uncoiled an electrifying turn of foot in the stretch to win the $6-million Dubai World Cup (UAE-G1) by 14 lengths.Read More
As a steady rain fell on Nad Al Sheba on Thursday morning, March 26, Dubai World Cup favorite Albertus Maximus continued to display bold eagerness, pulling on exercise rider Rob Massey as he galloped strongly around the track under the watchful eyes of trainer Kiaran McLaughlin.Read More
Top American hope Albertus Maxiumus drew post position 10 for the $6 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) at Nad al Sheba on March 28. Asiatic Boy will break from post 4.Read More
3/24/2009 All Set for World’s Richest Race Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates DUBAI - The Americans have the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing for three-year-olds—the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes, with theBreeders’ Cup joining that illustrious list in recent ye...Read More
3/24/2009 Albertus Maximus Gallops at Nad Al Sheba BloodHorse, KYII) at Belmont Park in his second career start last May. However, Casino Drive was scratched from the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) when a stone bruise on a left hind hoof was re-aggravated. In the Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I), he faded...Read More
3/23/2009 A total of 97 horses have passed final declaration stage for Saturday's Dubai World Cup seven-race card, including 14 in the $6 million World Cup.Read More
3/23/2009 Well Armed and dangerous GulfNews, United Arab Emirates Well Armed has run six times since last year's World Cup, winning twice in San Diego Handicap (Group 2 polytrack) at Del Mar in July and then repeating the feat in the Goodwood Stakes (Group 2 pro-ride) in September. But he disap...Read More
3/23/2009 Albertus Maximus Set for the Biggest Race Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates Owned by Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum’s Shadwell Stable, Albertus Maximus won the Donn Handicap (Gr.1) in his most recent start and set a track record last year at Del Mar. He will be ridden by jockey...Read More
3/22/2009 Albertus has maximum appeal GulfNews, United Arab Emirates Now, the son of Albert the Great knows how to relax in the initial stages of a race and when to produce his tremendous turn of foot to crush even the toughest of opponents like he did at Gulfstream Park. Moreover, in winning t...Read More
3/16/2009 Albertus Maximus a bona fide winner GulfNews, United Arab Emirates Garcia, who won the Donn Handicap (Gr.1) at Gulfstream Park on January 31 on Albertus Maximus, will be riding him on Dubai World Cup night. McLaughlin said the horse has grown stronger since Shadwell acquired Albertus ...Read More

Top Stories