Think in likely World Cup field
So You Think is set to be among the field for the Dubai World Cup at Meydan on Saturday week.
Aidan O’Brien’s giant won three Group One races for Ballydoyle last summer and was one of 14 horses published among the likely runners.
Mahmood Al Zarooni could have two runners with Capponi and Monterosso while his Godolphin companion Saeed bin Suroor has Mendip and Prince Bishop engaged.
Mike de Kock has former O’Brien inmate Master Of Hounds engaged while there representatives are poised from Japan in Eishin Flash, Smart Falcon and Transcend.
William Haggas’ progressive Beaten Up features for the Sheema Classic along with former stablemate Green Destiny, Cirrus Des Aigles, Mahbooba and St Nicholas Abbey.
The Dubai Duty Free could see Await The Dawn, Dubawi Gold, Wigmore Hall and Presvis clash along with Delegator and Cityscape.
Australian trainer Peter Snowden’s Sepoy is the star name in the Golden Shaheen over six furlongs while in the Al Quoz Sprint over five furlongs the likes of Carnival winners Addictive Dream, Nocturnal Affair, Invincible Ash and Monsieur Joe will take on Margot Did, Prohibit and Sole Power.
The UAE Derby has familiar names such as Daddy Long Legs, Red Duke due to clash with another Aussie raider in Helmet.
A new event, the Dubai Gold Cup, has attracted Alan Bailey’s Barbican, with Charlie Hills searching for a first Dubai winner through Red Jazz in the Godolphin Mile where Jeremy Noseda’s Western Aristocrat is a another interesting contender.
Written by Mar 19th, 2012.on