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Nine French horses competing at the Dubai World Cup meeting

A true highlight of the international calendar, the Dubai World Cup meeting, made up of eight Group races, once again attracted champions from around the world. Several French horses will be in the game this Saturday, including 3 in the Al Quoz Sprint (Gr.1), and 4 in the purebred Arabian race. A triple World Cup holder, Godolphin will have a hard time taking on the American coalition and their formidable dirt horses.

The show will be on Saturday at Meydan ©Dubaï Racing

A highlight of Carnival, the Dubai World Gathering, as the name suggests, is an event that brings together some of the best horses from around the world. When he created the Dubai World Cup in 1996, Sheikh Mohamed Al Maktoum he had the goal of bringing light to his city. 25 years later, the bet seems successful and unlike the meetings that make up the Carnival where the blue touch scandalously dominates the blue coat, socio-professionals from all over the world make this meeting an unmissable event. This year again, Americans, Japanese and Europeans turned out in great numbers to try and highlight one of the 8 Groups at the meeting. After a 2020 edition canceled due to Covid, and a 2021 edition without an audience, the party will take place in ideal conditions this year.

2021 World Cup winner Mystic Guide ©Sky Sports

  • Dubai World Cup Gr.1 – 2000m earth

Previously the most richly endowed race in the world, the Dubai World Cup with its $12 million allocation was dethroned by its neighbor Saudi Arabia, which wanted to make a name for itself on the global turf scene, by creating the Saudi Cup (Gr 1) with a prize pool of 20 million dollars. Triple starter, Godolphin will present this year only 2 competitors among the 11 at the start. Christophe Soumillon mount Real world for Saeed Bin Suror. vthere who remembers us Snow storm, double winner of the event. the Fabre magny field3me from this same race last year will once again be associated with William Buick, Mickael Barzalona be associated with Hypotheticalhorse trained on site by Salem bin Ghadayer. Regardless, the Americans came on strong and seem to hold the keys to the race. Life is good he is currently the heavy favourite, having won the Pegasus World Cup (Gr.1). in front of him, Flavian Prat will try to use charlie race car to success, and Frankie Dettori will climb for the first time in his rich career to Bob Baffert. will be associated with country grammarrecent 2me of the Saudi Cup (Gr.1).

The American Life Is Good seems hard to beat ©Horseracingnation

  • Al Quoz Sprint Gr.1 – 1200m gason

As is often the case in speed races, this test brought together a large number of participants. Among the 16 to start, there will be 3 French, headed by the little champion. Sweden. After having put up very bad numbers on the rope in his last outings, the one that will run Olivier Pellier will try to make his immense talent speak. Christophe Soumillon will be associated with berneuila horse that was revealed in 2021. Air de Valse, the mare of Corinne Barande-Barbe which had failed due to a nose in the Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp (Gr.1) will be ridden by Michael Barzalona. her heartthrob A case of you will also be there, currently 3me favourite, last two Godolphins, promise man and creative force.

Suesa, the best French chance of the day ©Racing Post

  • Other highlights of the day.

Japan arrives in force in Dubai as it happened in Riyadh for the Saudi Cup match, where Christophe-Patrice Lemaire had signed a resounding 4. The French crack jockey will have good cartridges again, and will find stay silly and Authoritywith which he has just settled in Saudi Arabia. christian demuro will also be seen in the saddle of Japanese competitors, in particular with Shahriyar in the Sheema Classic (Gr.1). Carina Fey will present Manage with eddy hardouin in the saddle at this very event, the one who behaved himself three times this winter in Dubai, finishing 2me of Gr.3 last.

Manjeer will try to create the feat in the Golden Shaheen Gr.1 ©APRH

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