Days before the meeting, Dubai's annual showpiece had the look of a calamity waiting to happen, but, in the manner of great events, the first World Cup at Meydan ultimately lived up to the hype.Wednesday, 31 March, 2010, 12:00am
The obvious passing of an era can often bring on pangs of nostalgia, the reliving of great memories well and truly committed to the history books, even a philosophical regret over life's inevitable onward passage and change.1 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
English bookmaking firm William Hill has posted Hong Kong sprinter Lucky Quality as a 14-1 chance to successfully take his Sha Tin form to the international stage in Dubai tomorrow night.
Brilliant American filly Indian Blessing, a member of the Bob Baffert stable, heads the market at 2-1 from Marchand D'Or (7-2), and Lucky Quality is on the sixth line of favouritism.27 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
Bullish Luck battled on late from an impossible position to finish a creditable fifth in last night's US$5 million Dubai Duty Free, won by England's David Junior.
The turf track at Nad Al Sheba was playing with a pronounced leader bias, which immediately put the widely drawn Tony Cruz-trained Bullish Luck (gate 15) and his stablemate Russian Pearl (16) at a huge disadvantage.26 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
In Dubai, almost everybody calls the ruling sheikh the Boss. Not only is this easier than calling him by his full title - Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - but it sums up the role he has played (with his father) in transforming Dubai's 1960s oil windfall into a sustained economic boom.1 Mar 2006 - 12:00am