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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.

Wednesday, 3 April, 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

Surreal time in magical Meydan

Welcome to the diarised account of the days before a race to decide the age-old question: “Just who is the best all-weather track horse in the world?” It’s a question that has kept me and, I’m sure, many other fans awake at night, and started many a bar-room argument. But never fear: the day has arrived for the all-weather world championships - otherwise known as the Dubai World Cup.

30 Mar 2013 - 7:33pm

It's all coming together for Hong Kong raiders in Dubai

As the world's richest race night approaches, the stars seem to be aligning for Hong Kong's trio set for the desert showpiece.

29 Mar 2013 - 5:42am

Meydan to host a race meeting in Chendgu

Meydan officials announced yesterday a race meeting would be held in Chendgu, Sichuan province, tentatively scheduled for October and featuring horses and jockeys that compete during the Dubai racing season.

29 Mar 2013 - 4:54am