Replays from the 2016 Dubai World Cup

Replays from the 2016 Dubai World Cup

Another Dubai World Cup day has come and gone at Meydan racecourse, and what a great day it was! From One Man Band’s easy win in the Godolphin Mile to California Chrome’s spectacular victory in the Dubai World Cup, the racing action was top-class and exciting. Here are the replays and results of the eight Thoroughbred races on the card!

Dubai World Cup (UAE-I)

1st: California Chrome
2nd: Mubtaahij
3rd: Hoppertunity

Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I)

1st: Postponed
2nd: Duramente
3rd: Last Impact

Dubai Turf (UAE-I)

1st: Real Steel
2nd: Euro Charline
3rd: Tryster

Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I)

1st: Muarrab
2nd: X Y Jet
3rd: Morawij

Al Quoz Sprint (UAE-I)

1st: Buffering
2nd: Ertijaal
3rd: Peniaphobia

UAE Derby (UAE-II)

1st: Lani
2nd: Polar River
3rd: Yu Change

Dubai Gold Cup (UAE-II)

1st: Vazirabad
2nd: Big Orange
3rd: Haafaguinea

Godolphin Mile (UAE-II)

1st: One Man Band
2nd: Faulkner
3rd: Cool Cowboy

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Eric Rickard
Great racing to enjoy. I hope the performance of California Chrome actually wins over the naysayers whom take every chance to say that this horse is not a Superstar. Lani’s performance was what I expected and I look forward to see how he looks and trains and Churchill. Polar River showed a new dimension and also gained more respect in defeat than she had before. I hope she takes to the turf as I suspect she will be racing in the UK. Postponned was very good and also the performance of Duramente should not be overlooked as it was his… Read more »