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Dubai World Cup

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Gloria De Campeao wins the 2010 Dubai World Cup
Bill Casner (WinStar Farm) hoists the Dubai World Cup as presented by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
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I like this move. http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/85049/meydan-latest-to-abandon-synthetic-surface
Prince Bishop, Hokku Tarumae and Red Cadeaux
This shows the Dubai World Cup has a tremendous following. Their viewership for the last 3 years combined topped 1 billion. Last year 300 million viewers watched the World cup. Now it is not comparable with the FiFa World cup, or the Beijing Olympics, but you can compare it to the Superbowl this year which was a record breaker at 111 million viewers. Pretty impressive, and good job to Dubai Racing TV.
  • travel_vic · going to be a lot of disappointed fans if they like to wager · 105 days ago
  • Sullivan · It is the olympics of horse racing and OMG is the coverage phenomenal! · 105 days ago
Red Cadeuax
Michele MacDonald ‏@full_stride 1m Only USA horses set to travel 4 @DWC_Meydan are Twilight Eclipse (Sheema Classic), Tightend Touchdown & Berlino Di Tiger (Al Quoz Sprint)
ronthegreek-world cup, sheema classic-twilight eclispe, duty free-dank, golden shaheen-krypton factor, mile-flotilla, uae derby-Oklahoma city, gold cup-ernest hemingway, al q sprint-shea shea WINNERS
Great new promo for the 2014 World Cup - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxfhJbpf1QE
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  • EP Taylor · Royal Ascot, and Flemington draws a great international contingent during the month of November. · 144 days ago
  • Northport · Japan Cup garners plenty of international appeal - whether or not those international horses do as well as they used to is another story. The Japan Cup used to be an easy money grab for B list horses from Europe, USA, and Australasia, but in the last decade Japan's breeding and racing program speaks for itself (along with of course a hometown advantage). I was watching a short piece on the history of the Japan Cup, and those in the Japanese racing industry said that it was created to encourage Japanese breeders, owners, and trainers to be better. The Japanese made little impression on the international scene in the 1980s and 1990s, and having horses constantly coming in from foreign countries and take their biggest prize was a wake up call to start buying, breeding, selling, and racing better quality animals. Obviously they have done so, seeing as world class Japanese runners are on a winning streak and many foreign horses now rather stay home. That's not to say that it isn't an international race still - whether or not all of them are first class runners. Dunaden, Joshua Tree, Solemia, Jakkalberry, Sri Putra, Danedream, Shareta, Sarah Lynx, Cirrus Des Aigles, Dandino, Conduit, Ouija Board, Alkaased, Bago, Powerscourt, etc. Not all of the aforementioned are world beaters, but some are clearly first class European animals · 144 days ago
i'm getting greedy & i want us to win again this year. who will be active next year that you think could contest this race?
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  • UnionRagsRules · Oh Sullivan... at this day in age ANY horse who sets foot on the track can easily be injured. It may be more of a case with Unbridled's Song but we all know who has been an iron horse this year. By this weekend it will 10 starts in 11 eleven months. He danced with them all the way through the TC. Pulled the blinkers, and he really showed up for the second half. In all his recent races (since pulling blinkers) he has been there at the end, always fighting at the finish. I don't think he really cares what is under his hooves either, unless it's muddy. Truth is, he's probably our best shot. · 227 days ago
  • Sullivan · Ugh. · 227 days ago
does anyone have a link to where i can watch the Dubai World Cup?!
Monterosso is scratched... he will not run (source Dubai Racing Club Facebook side)
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  • railbird33 · Thanks guys, he loomed large in this race to repeat. · 468 days ago
  • cocoa2 · No he didn't... he failed all year besides his win in the WC · 468 days ago
Dullahan - 6-1 PP 3, Royal Delta 4-1 PP 8, and Animal Kingdom 5-1 PP 12
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  • rafirox · H · 470 days ago
  • rafirox · Sorry. Haha, AoR. I do agree, all joking aside. If Royal Delta can break well and get away with 31 something I'll be happy. If she doesn't break fast, she'll be toasted. Really liking Hunter's Light as my win pick, and Kassiano as my longshot. · 470 days ago
Let's read everyone's picks for World cup night March 30 2013.
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  • rafirox · JInlie, did you use the link? You can print pp's on DRF :)... Good luck with your picks. · 471 days ago
  • UnionRagsRules · I think HHE will win the UAE Derby. I think he will like that surface, and adapt well. Going out on a limb!! · 471 days ago
Let's read everyone's picks for World cup night March 30 2013.
Let's read everyone's picks for World cup night March 30 2013.
Let's read everyone's picks for World cup night March 30 2013.
Let's read everyone's picks for World cup night March 30 2013.
I hope Royal Delta, Dullahan or Anomal Kingdom wins.
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  • Northport · TC, I think the ship for you being the most annoying person here has already sailed... · 474 days ago
  • travel_vic · Another factor few consider is racing under lights. We used to have three nights per week and two day programs on the weekend. MANY horses could not run under lights, shadows freaked them. · 474 days ago
Any word on the nominations at this point?
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  • On The Gallop's · Wow another year with 272 nominee's!. We will see who is invited in the end. I see Monterosso is having another crack at it. I really like Igugu in the world cup, and Gentildonna in the Sheema Classic. · 528 days ago
  • yukichan · Northport, I also added defending champ Monterosso! · 528 days ago
Are there speed figures available anywhere for the racing in Dubai
Interested in Dubai? Check out the 2013 Dubai Comprehensive (http://www.dubairacenight.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/The-2013-Dubai-Racing-Comprehensive2.pdf) by Pat Cummings to preview the Carnival. Also, check out www.dubairacenight.com for analysis of every DWCC race and miscellaneous information about the carnival.

Race Results & Past Performances

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View DetailsView Video03/29/14Mey91 1/4 mS04+ MDubai World Cup-G1African StoryMukhadramCat O'Mountain2:01.61
View DetailsView Video03/30/13Mey91 1/4 mS04+ MDubai World Cup-G1Animal KingdomRed CadeauxPlanteur2:03.21
View DetailsView Video03/31/12Mey91 1/4 mS04+ MDubai World Cup-G1MonterossoCapponiPlanteur2:02.67
View DetailsView Video03/26/11Mey71 1/4 mS03+ MDubai World Cup-G1Victoire PisaTranscendMonterosso2:05.94
View Details03/27/10Mey81 1/4 mS03+ MDubai World Cup-G1Gloria De CampeaoLizard's DesireAllybar2:03.83
View DetailsView Video03/28/09Nad71 1/4 mD03+ MDubai World Cup-G1Well ArmedGloria De CampeaoParis Perfect2:01.01
View DetailsView Video03/28/08Nad71 1/4 mD03+ MDubai World Cup-G1CurlinAsiatic BoyWell Armed2:01.15
View Details03/31/07Nad71 1/4 mD03+ MDubai World Cup-G1InvasorPremium TapBullish Luck1:59.97
View DetailsView Video03/25/06Nad61 1/4 mD03+ MDubai World Cup-G1ElectrocutionistWilkoMagna Graduate2:01.32
View DetailsView Video03/26/05Nad61 1/4 mD04+ MDubai World Cup-G1Roses In MayDyneverChoctaw Nation2:02.17
View DetailsView Video03/27/04Nad61 1/4 mD04+ MDubai World Cup-G1Pleasantly PerfectMedaglia d'OroVictory Moon2:00.24
View DetailsView Video03/23/02Nad61 1/4 mD04+ MDubai World Cup-G1Street CrySei MiSakhee2:01.18
View DetailsView Video03/31/01Nad71 1/4 mS04+ MDubai World Cup-G1Captain SteveTo The VictoryHightori2:00.40
View DetailsView Video03/25/00Nad51 1/4 mD04+ MDubai World Cup-G1Dubai MillenniumBehrensPublic Purse1:59.50
View DetailsView Video03/28/99Nad41 1/4 mD03+ MDubai World Cup-G1AlmutawakelMalekVictory Gallop2:00.65
View Details03/28/98Nad61 1/4 mD03+ MDubai World Cup-G1Silver CharmSwainLoup Sauvage2:04.29
View DetailsView Video04/03/97Nad41 1/4 mD04+ MDubai World Cup-G1SingspielSiphonSandpit2:01.91
View DetailsView Video03/27/96Nad31 1/4 mD03+ MDubai World Cup-G1CigarSoul Of The MatterL'Carriere2:03.84