International Racing

March 23, 2017
Considering the competition Winner’s Way has faced in recent months in Hong Kong, starting as the 131-pound highweight in Sunday’s Lusitano Challenge Cup at Sha Tin racecourse is a relief.
While he is not the otherworldly beast as was Zarkava, his mother, Zarak has flashed brilliance, and if he puts forth his best effort Saturday night at Meydan, he can win the $6 million Dubai Turf.
Sha Tin selections and analysis for Sunday, March 26, 2017
Postponed could become the first repeat winner of the $6 million Dubai Sheema Classic on Saturday night at Meydan Racecourse. Could – but not necessarily will. Postponed is the likely favorite in the 1 1/2-mile grass race, but he will have to improve ...
March 22, 2017
Bob Baffert has returned to Dubai for the first time since he suffered a heart attack when he was here in 2012. So, what has brought Baffert back this year? A horse that is as serious – well, as serious as a heart attack.
In American racing, they call an honest horse that grinds his way start after start into regular purse earnings without ever dominating his competition a “check-getter.” Hoppertunity is a check-getter on about the grandest scale imaginable.
Arrogate will break from post 9 on Saturday night at Meydan Racecourse when he tries to add the $10 million Dubai World Cup to consecutive wins in the Travers, Breeders’ Cup Classic, and Pegasus World Cup.
March 21, 2017
Owner Starlight Racing has sold a half-interest in Neolithic days before the horse starts in the $10 million Dubai World Cup, according to a news release from Starlight.
Hong Kong Selections for Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Happy Valley.
Trainer Luis Carvajal confirmed Tuesday that Imperial Hint has been scratched from the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen on the Dubai World Cup card Saturday.