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  • 19 February 2010

    Bankable, trained by South African Herman Brown and ridden by Ryan Moore, was the game winner of a thrilling Group Two Al Fahidi Fort, the feature and only turf race at Meydan’s sixth meeting of the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival.

    Sponsored by Commercial Bank of Dubai, the race produced a three way photo with Bankable defeating Imbongi and Ibn Battuta in a bob of heads.

  • 18 February 2010

    The Shadwell organisation of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum sponsored Thursday’s fifth Meydan Dubai International Racing Carnival meeting and it was the sponsor’s Nirwan who won the opening 2200m Group One Purebred Arabian version of the second round of the Al Maktoum Challenge.

    Tadhg O’Shea was in the saddle on the Doug Watson-trained Nirwan and the trainer said: “It is great to win these races and we have done well in this race in the past.”

  • 18 February 2010

    Friday’s sixth card of the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival at Meydan is another eight race card and kindly sponsored by the Commercial Bank of Dubai. The night’s feature is on turf and a field of 11 have been declared for the Group Two Al Fahidi Fort over 1600m.

  • 18 February 2010

    With the card generously sponsored by his own Shadwell Estate, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum would have every chance of winning the Purebred Arabian Group One Maktoum Challenge which opens Thursday’s fifth meeting of the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival.

  • 16 February 2010

    Dubai, UAE, 16 February 2010 – Meydan’s Thursday meeting, sponsored by Shadwell Estate starts an exciting two-day round of racing.

  • 15 February 2010

    The UAE Arabian Derby was the highlight of Sunday’s six race Abu Dhabi card and the 2200m feature was won in style by Seraphin Du Paon on his racecourse debut for Rod Simpson.

  • 13 February 2010

    Sunday's Abu Dhabi meeting is a six race card highlighted by both the UAE Arabian Derby and the Emirates Fillies' Classic.

  • 13 February 2010

    Satish Seemar and Ryan Moore were in double form at Jebel Ali on Friday afternoon with Ibn Al Nafis taking

  • 11 February 2010

    War Artist was winner of the featured Group Three Al Shindagha Sprint on the fourth night of the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival, generously sponsored by Gulf News. The 1200m feature looked competitive but once Olivier Peslier kicked his mount, trained by James Eustace clear just inside the straight, he was never going to be caught.

    Eustace said: "We thought he would need the run but is a very talented and versatile sprinter. We will probably revert to the turf with him now."

  • 11 February 2010

    Racing returns to Jebel Ali on Friday for a six race card highlighted by a 1600m handicap sponsored by the Shadwell organisation of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. A competitive race has attracted the maximum field of 16 with Ryan Moore taking the ride on Satish Seemar's Ibn Al Nafis who is bidding to remain unbeaten having won both his first two starts.

  • 11 February 2010

    The Gulf News kindly sponsor Thursday's fourth meeting of the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival, and is highlighted by a quality renewal of the Group Three Al Shindagha Sprint. The 1200m feature will be run on the Tapeta for the first time and the 14 runner maximum field appears one of the best assembled for the dash.

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  • 09 February 2010

    Dubai, UAE, 9 February 2010 – Thursday’s Gulf News-sponsored racemeeting at Meydan Racecourse is set to feature the Group Three Al Shindagha Sprint, as well as the Listed 1000 UAE Guineas, both to be run on the All Weather surface over 1200m and 1600m respectively.

  • 06 February 2010

    Sunday's Abu Dhabi card is arguably the best of the season thus far in the Capital with the Group One AED1,000,000 HH The President's Cup for Purebred Arabians taking centre stage.