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  • Jul 28, 2014
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Dubai World Cup

Military Attack to run in Dubai World Cup while Blazing Speed heads to Duty Free

For the first time, Hong Kong will boast two runners in the the world's richest race after organisers acceded to a request from trainer John Moore to switch races and tackle the US$10 million Dubai World Cup on March 29 with Horse Of The Year Military Attack.

Tuesday, 4 March, 2014, 1:03pm

Military prepares for Dubai attack after impressive Gold Cup win

John Moore was chasing a Dubai World Cup start for Military Attack and Akeed Mofeed was left chasing shadows as the match race of the season fizzed into a non-event in the Citibank Hong Kong Gold Cup (2,000m) on Sunday.

24 Feb 2014 - 10:45am

Dubai disappointment might be just the tonic for Igugu

Mike de Kock has already trained two winners of the Audemars Piguet QE II Cup and the South African's travelling assistant Steven Jell is hoping an established pattern can repeat on Sunday.

26 Apr 2013 - 4:22am

Fantasy racing on mainland China

For those of us who have never witnessed a mirage in the desert, the announcement that Meydan Group will be part of the commencement of international racing in Chengdu later this year will do until one comes along.

3 Apr 2013 - 4:46am

Joy And Fun earns another bouquet for Derek Cruz

No mention of Dubai and the World Cup meeting is complete with a huge bouquet for Derek Cruz and what he has done, over a long period of time, with Joy And Fun.

3 Apr 2013 - 4:46am

Trainer Derek Cruz rethinks retiring Joy And Fun after Al Quoz run

Derek Cruz was reconsidering retirement plans for nine-year-old warhorse Joy And Fun, after his revitalised run in the Al Quoz Sprint at the Meydan racecourse in Dubai on Saturday night, while fellow trainer John Moore was left to ponder Frederick Engels' "disaster" in the Golden Shaheen.

1 Apr 2013 - 3:39am

Hong Kong pair go close, but Shea Shea snares US$1m Al Quoz Sprint

When Joy And Fun kicked in front with less then 300 metres to go at the Dubai World Cup meeting, and Eagle Regiment went with him - they looked like fighting out the finish, but lurking behind them was Shea Shea - who peeled off the back of Joy And Fun and broke the track record in a devastating display.

31 Mar 2013 - 4:57am

Joy And Fun primed for victorious farewell

Trainer Derek Cruz says Joy And Fun has "nothing left to prove" and will be retired after Saturday's US$1million Al Quoz Sprint - a race fellow Hong Kong-trained runner Eagle Regiment seems increasingly likely to miss for the second straight year.

28 Mar 2013 - 11:46am

Time running out for lame Eagle Regiment in Dubai

Another Dubai mission is turning to disaster for Manfred Man Ka-leung's injury-prone sprinter Eagle Regiment, who is battling lameness and seems in severe doubt to take his place in Saturday's Al Quoz Sprint.

27 Mar 2013 - 4:53am

Doleuze hoping Eagle Regiment is at his best behaviour in Dubai

Drawing barrier one was a blessing for Frederick Engels in Saturday's Golden Shaheen, but jockey Olivier Doleuze said the same gate could be a curse for Eagle Regiment in the Al Quoz Sprint if it means the "naughty" sprinter is loaded too early.

26 Mar 2013 - 3:15am

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