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  1. Change from dirt to turf the way to go

    Posted Apr 04th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... represent a change of direction for Dubai's visionary leader, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, and an acknowledgement that turf racing is the superior product. Sheikh Mohammed is a true ... equal-richest turf races, while the World Cup stood still at US$6 million. On reflection, the pattern of thought in the mind of Sheikh Mohammed was already being demonstrated. Once the Meydan complex ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/587740/change-dirt-turf-way-go
  2. Sheikh's vision pays dividends

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, eldest brother of the UAE's ruling family. From humble beginnings in the horse business in the early 1980s, he has created a thoroughbred empire that stands alone, especially his tradition-defying, world-leading stable Godolphin. But Sheikh Mohammed is also running a country, not just a thoroughbred operation. His keen senses and uncanny ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/450463/sheikhs-vision-pays-dividends
  3. Twenty HK runners eye desert clash

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... half a world away from home with the only horse seen as a possible rival in Australia, the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum-owned three-year-old Sepoy, who is expected to run in the Golden ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990617/twenty-hk-runners-eye-desert-clash
  4. On the Rails

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... photographers assembled at Meydan. With Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum's own horse, Monterosso, issuing some sort of challenge between horses for the World Cup in the final stages ... There was undisguised joy in Sheikh Mohammed's punch of the air and beaming grin as, for a moment or two, he slipped out from behind his more demure royal demeanour, knowing what the win meant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742454/rails
  5. Sheikh's vision leaves the world gasping

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Racing administrators had a collective, cold, creepy feeling of dread on Saturday night when, minutes before the start of the Dubai Sheema Classic, Sheikh Mohammed al-Maktoum went on international television to assure the world of his commitment to the sport. In particular, Sheikh Mohammed committed that Dubai's day of days would become 'the best ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/632265/sheikhs-vision-leaves-world-gasping
  6. Cup victory buys discard his ticket to Royal Ascot

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... in 2004. The win was a huge result for De Kock because the primary owner of Archipenko is Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum, first cousin of Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum, the prime minister of Dubai. And like so many members of Dubai's ruling family, he's a passionate racing fan. Mohammed bin Khalifa has owned the past two winners of the UAE Derby, both trained by De Kock, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/635576/cup-victory-buys-discard-his-ticket-royal-ascot
  7. Shea confident Archipenko will come good in QE II Cup

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... run since being bought by Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa from the Aidan O'Brien yard and given to Mike de Kock to campaign. Weichong Marwing, fresh from his double and Jockey Challenge win ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677524/shea-confident-archipenko-will-come-good-qe-ii-cup
  8. Stage set for fitting farewell to Nad Al Sheba

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Murray Bell Regardless of how the US$21 million of prize money is ultimately divided up in Dubai tonight, it will be an historic and perhaps emotional meeting as the last World Cup night at the Nad Al Sheba racetrack. The Dubai World Cup- the world's richest race with prize money of US$6 million- is the brainchild of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. Nad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674873/stage-set-fitting-farewell-nad-al-sheba
  9. US$2b Meydan complex in a race against time for grand opening on World Cup night

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... behind the grandstand's regal facade as the army of workers try to complete Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum's grand vision. And what a vision it is- or soon will be. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/709211/us2b-meydan-complex-race-against-time-grand-opening-world-cup-night
  10. Suroor confident Ramonti has what it takes

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... seven years ago, so the mountain he must climb on Sunday with Ramonti does not look as steep as it may to some. Suroor is first trainer to Godolphin, the Sheikh Mohammed-inspired and led team ... was an officer of the police force in Dubai but started training a few horses and then came to the attention of Godolphin's founder, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who sent him 30 horses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/618621/suroor-confident-ramonti-has-what-it-takes

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