01/09/2014 2:45PM

Meydan: English filly Shuruq beats males in Al Maktoum Challenge


On the turf courses of England, the filly Shuruq is merely a competent performer, listed-stakes class and not much more. But on the Tapeta surface at Meydan her talent blooms, and she beat males capturing the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 by three quarters of a length on Thursday’s first program of the Dubai World Cup Carnival.