London – Sadly, Royal Ascot may have to wait until 2018 to see Aussie superstar Winx, the highest-rated thoroughbred in the world on turf.
Geoff Lester: London – Whatever the sport, playing at home is always a big advantage, so maybe it is no surprise that Godolphin have been cleaning up at this year’s Dubai Carnival, having already clocked up 11 winners.
London – Talks have begun, and Bob Baffert, trainer of Arrogate, the best racehorse on the globe, has not ruled out flying in last week’s runaway winner of the Pegasus Invitational to the UAE next month for the $10-million Dubai World Cup.
Geoff Lester: London – California Chrome, the world’s highest-rated racehorse, will have to do it the hard way if he is going to avenge his Breeders’ Cup Classic defeat by Arrogate in Saturday’s inaugural $12-million Pegasus Invitational at Gulfstream Park in Florida.
London – When Dubai ditched the Tapeta surface at Meydan and went back to the traditional dirt many professionals feared the worst.