Ed Marnane: Dubai – Saturday’s card at Meydan, a non-Carnival fixture, offers plenty of valuable prize-money and is competitive, featuring five handicaps and couple of maidens, and finding winners won’t be easy.
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Dubai – Veteran campaigner, Reynaldothewizard worked his old magic at Meydan Racecourse on Thursday evening, landing the Listed Dubawi Stakes for a third consecutive time and the fourth time in total.
Ed Marnane: Dubai – Desert Force has made massive strides since transferring to Doug Watson’s Dubai stable and the progressive four-year-old gets the vote to land Thursday’s $175,000 Dubawi Stakes, the highlight of the eight-race card at Meydan.
Mike de Kock has revealed his 30-strong team of runners for the 2017 Dubai International Carnival, including several names from previous Carnivals and a number of new recruits from South Africa and elsewhere.
SECOND AND A BIG PAYDAY
Robert Garner: Dubai – The 21st running of the world’s richest race at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday night didn’t yield a winner for trainer Mike de Kock, but the South African’s runners banked $2.42 million for their efforts on the night – some R37 million in our money or the equivalent of winning the Vodacom Durban July more than a dozen times.