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• · LONGINES DUBAI SHEEMA CLASSIC: Magical Leads Ballydoyle Brigade
• · AL QUOZ SPRINT: Viddora brings top-down bottom
• · UAE DERBY: Plus Que Parfait Good Attainable
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Final yr's Dubai World Championship evening noticed the procession of UAE's Derby's extremely gifted Mendelssohn. G2) before it was focused at main competitions in America by means of its Three-year marketing campaign. This was simply one other instance of Coolmore and Aidan O & # 39; s Brien led by Ballydoyle, and 2019 might symbolize extra of the similar as Irish titans gathering the established and future stars of the Dubai World Cup card.

The magic is probably the most vibrant of them and rises a
Tilt $ 6 Million Longines Dubai Sheema Basic (G1) Competitors
The proprietor Coolmore gained in 2013 in St Nicholas Abbey. Sister of Galileo
3 times the winner of Group 1 Rhododendron has already achieved the similar
degree of success because of the victory of British Champions Fillies
and Mares Stakes (G1). He adopted this by finalizing three quarters
Size behind sensible Enable breeders' cup-turf (G1)
aggressive area is way behind. He will in all probability be combined
Magic Wand, which has now completed second
three group 1 races, most lately at Pegasus World Cup Turf
Invitational (G1) at the end of January

”The magic came via the winter and Sheema Basic seems to be
nice competitors for him, O Brien stated. “Magic Wand ran nicely in America
Pegasus Turf and he might goal the similar race. "

O & # 39; Brien can also be more likely to ship an honorable ticket to a gifted visitor
to prove himself for the many stars of the sustainability world.
Three-time winner in the latest era, he was impressive
winner in St Leger, Eire (G1). He's concentrating on $ 1.5 million
The Dubai Gold Cup is sponsored by Al Tayer Motors (G2) and goes there a
a strong argument, especially if the son of Galileo is getting better
Four yr previous season. One other Galileo, which might be vital
The 4-year-old is beneath the Dubai Award, is the 2-prize winner of I Can
Fly, who has witnessed himself at the highest degree when he’s second in Roaring
Lion Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (G1). He's a candidate
The $ 6 million Dubai Turf sponsored by DP World (G1)

“The Honor Ticket is in the Dubai Gold Cup and is in good shape,”
Oh, Brien continued. “I can fly nicely and doubtless go to Dubai
Turf if he's touring. ”
It's typically fascinating to see how Ballydoyle's 3-year-olds are creating
In winter and $ 2.5 there are a number of potential members
UAE Derby when O & # 39; s Brien tries to guage if he has a
reside a candidate for an additional assault "Roses for the Roses"

”in Western Australia, Van Beethoven and Albuquerque
Patton Stakes in the center of the week earlier than deciding that it's going
UAE in Derby, ”he stated. “The Sydney Opera Home can also be potential
(UAE Derby). ”

Misplaced Treasure is the last fascinating a part of the Brien equation.
Three elements of an older brother to a gifted Just Fantastic gained't go
the similar gloss as her high-profile everlasting, even when she is proven
Group 1's capacity and shouldn't be ignored in Al Quoz Sprint
sponsored by Azizi Developments (G1) – The race for his contacts ended a
final yr with Washington DC final yr.

O Brien stated: "The lost treasure has been fed to the sprint on the lawn and he looks good."

O Brien has a complete of 4 wins 38 beginning at Dubai World Cup evening. Three of these wins came from UAE's Derby.

Along with the highly revered Magical, Longines Dubai Sheema
The basic entrance is tough, and Japan continues to be massive and plentiful
$ 300,000 was set on the Super Saturday on local candidates
Dubai Metropolis of Gold (G2). Canadian Worldwide (G1) Winner Desert
Encounter and Royal Ascot victor Previous Persian leading scores
2410 m of peat when Crowned Eagle, Spotify, Racing History, Prince

LDSC Watch: Magic, Magic Wand, Cruiser, Rey de Oro, Suave
Richard, Cheval Grand, Desert Encounter, Previous Persian, Spotify, Prince of
Arran, Marinaresco, Racing History, Crowned Eagle and Wissahickon


Prime Australian Sprinter Viddora brings a powerful CV that’s already turning into a compelling competitors for Dubai World Cup, just lately a purse-doubled $ 2 million Al Quoz Dash, sponsored by Azizi Developments (G1). I Am Invincible's daughter is meant to break a new area for coach and co-owner Lloyd Kennewell on her option to Dubai later this month and attempt to improve her already proud credentials.

The winner of the double group 1 in his residence nation was 6 years previous
made his 2019 bow after the 84-day layoff eighth
length 1200 m on Oakleigh plate (G1). He's in the opening
Kennewell passenger and has a fantastic black caviar previous
Traveler Rider Paddy Bell screens his preparations.

Final Yr Group 1 Moir Stakes winner is towards the world
the greatest garden mowers, including potential rivals last yr
King's Stand Stakes (G1) Winner Blue Point, British Champion Sprint
Stakes (G1) Hero Sands of Mali, multi group 1 winner
Australian Brave Smash and Breeders Cup Turf Sprint (G1) Winner Stormy

”He had a pleasant little break and returned in really good order,”
Kennewell stated. “We are happy with how he’s progressing. in
Oakleigh Plate, he was not utterly match. He carried the weight and
is mare, however still ran very nicely operating in the worst part
stripe. He has come properly after that. ”

Viddora is accustomed to sprinting with bending and has to return once more 1200 m straight to Al Quoz Sprint.
”He has had one straight as 4 years previous – And he acquired a bit
lost earlier than it hit the line rather well, ”Kennewell stated. "It was
before he turned a real Viddora and winner of Group 1. He's really
goes to work up to make her refresh on Tuesday. It comes
to be his last job before he went to Dubai on the 18th. "I am very excited and we
they’ve numerous house owners and a large help group round this arc.
It seems to be like a high-end competitors with horses like a blue dot there,
but we are quietly confident. We’ve got a horse with one in every of the greatest twists
foot round and if he gets poultry from there, he shall be
troublesome to win. ”

On Saturday Nad Al Sheba Turf Sprint (G3) sees many locals
Al Quoz Dash's rivals stretch their legs whereas waiting for Dubai
World Cup Night time 30.Three
King's Stand Stakes (G1) Winner Blue Point, Australian Sprinter
Faatinah, Mercury Stakes (G3) Winner Show your supply and be native
winners Ekhtiyaar, Mazzini and Riflescope. Final yr, regionally
The Jungle Cat pulled Nad Al Sheban – Al Quoz's double earlier than he went
wins Australian Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (G1).

AQS Watch: Blue Point, Viddora, Faatinah, Hit the Bid, Eclipse,
Mali sand, Mazzini, Stormy Liberal, Riflescope, Courageous Smash, Misplaced
Treasure, Gifted Grasp and Portamento


Although lots of the focus areas are eligible for Dubai's local rivals with $ 2.5 million UAE-Derby (G2) throughout Super Saturday course and $ 350,000 Al Bastakiya (listed) and a possible group led by Ballydoyle of Eire south to Patton Stakes (listed), candidates from elsewhere begin to surface. One in every of them is Imperial Racing's Plus Que Parfait (above, proper), which – with ownership in Dubai, an Irish coach, a French identify and an American schooling base – is more than good for a worldview on Dubai World Championship. [19659002] World-class multi-peat G1 winner, $ 135,000
Keeneland's September purchase has the only victory in six early, however
plenty of class in his previous. Grade 2 ranked over 1700 m
At a young age last November, he did one race earlier than salt
Keeneland's virgin heat, who gained the winner of the next Holy Bull Stakes (G2)
Harvey Wallbanger (above, left) at the similar distance. This season is
was not as rosy as the two dangerous exhibitions in the categorised firm have been
sometimes awkward Truthful Grounds floor in New Orleans

Godolphin's Alumni Reversed by Brendan Walsh
The main US coach, good wanting chestnut recreation was
just lately moved from New Orleans to Walsh in another base in Palm
Meadows Coaching Middle in South Florida. He had his first job
The dust is 800 meters on March 3rd.

"I need to ensure that I am utterly glad together with her before I commit myself
going, but now he does nicely and had a pleasant job
Day, Walsh stated. “I'm unsure he loved the Truthful Grounds course
and i know he’s a better horse than these two races. In fact he had
the second time the rail (when the barrier breaks and finishes the 13th day)
Grade 2), however I assumed he can be higher off

“I like how he's perked up a little bit when he arrived in Florida,”
Walsh went on. “The trip hasn't bothered him. You might walk
he was in Dubai and wouldn't hassle him and that's one in every of the causes
you’d assume he can be a great candidate to ship there. His house owners are
it has all the time been a critical opportunity for him. He’s
a horse that has proven a variety of talent and I don't assume he's fallen
far from competing this yr. ”

She made her fifth class Three Lecomte Stakes in her seasonal bow
In January his first off-off end result. If he returns to shape he
showed when virtually gained the breeders' Cup for the younger (G1)
Signalman, he might have rather a lot to say about the outcomes when Walsh returns

"I spent nine years in Dubai and I really enjoy it,"
completed. “I really needed to return back, however provided that I had
horse as he has an actual probability. Nevertheless, I don’t make it ultimate
selections until he works subsequent week. If he really pleases me for what he does
then we'll in all probability depart.

At the similar time, Al Bastakiya is a competitor to Estihdaaf and
Manguzi, and UAE Oaks (G3) winner Divine Picture.
Patton Stakes is headed by a gaggle of 1 Coolmore pair in Western
Australia and Group 2 winner Van Beethoven – the latter praised

UAED Watch: Sydney Opera House, Van Beethoven, Western Australia,
Albuquerque, Purple Cactus, Grecko, Derma Louvre, Artwork du Val, Divine Image,
Golden Jaguar, Moshaher, Superior, Swift Rose, Tabarak,
Walking Thunder, Al Hayette, Sports Opportunity, Tone Broke, Plus Que
Parfait and Manguzi.


The depth of the $ 1.5 million Dubai Gold Cup sponsored by Al Tayer Motors (G2) continues in all the proper ways. The Godolphin Melbourne Cup (G1) winner Cross Counter, who can also be thought-about the Longines Dubai Sheema Basic (G1), has a 3200-meter-long curiosity in the Nad Al Sheba Trophy (G3) romper Ispolini, the Melbourne Cup ranked Arran Prince, San Marcos G2) Winner of the Platinum Warrior and the Irish Legion (G1) Master Honor.

Another prestigious hat is thrown into the proverbial
who is conversant in a few of the above, as nicely
links which might be helpful. Juddmonte Farms
The weekend, third in Irish St Leger, might be the only one
representative of the famous possession of the Dubai World Cup.
John Gosden, son of Frankel, was additionally educated
Melbourne Cup 2nd place at Marmelo's Grand Cup Stakes in York (listed) a
Neck in June

"He's still on course at the moment," stated Teddy Grimthorpe, racing
Juddmonte-leader. “The horse is in fine condition. He was expelled
winter and seems to return out properly. ”

Certainly one of the biggest broodmars of our time, Hasili, is a grandson
The Dam of 5 G1 Winners – Empire Maker Mare Excellent news
an invading darkish bay arrives at the age of five, which is dealt with with care,
solely 12 beginnings and trio of victory. With no group
He has undoubtedly gained over 2800m Chelmsford
All the climate was additionally respected by the third behind Magic Circle and Purple
Verdon Sandown's Henry II Stakes (G3) over 3200 meters away
cope with the Dubai Gold Cup

”He has proven a fine condition and reaches a superb degree downstream
final season, Grimthorpe continued. “I hope he's getting better
there. Good horses have been crushed solely to select up. Then when he was
third in the Irish St Leger, which was a step in the direction of an enormous class. I
Think of him as an improvement. ”

DGC Watch: Honor Ticket, Cross Rely, Pink Galileo, Ispolini, Bin Battuta, Prince of Arran, Weekender and Platinum Warrior.

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