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• · Chris Waller Makes Dubai Debut with COMIN’ THROUGH
• · DEAUVILLE Will get Do-Over in Rashidiya
• · WITHOUT PAROLE Eyes Dubai Turf
• · RAVEN’S CORNER to Skip Shindagha
• · McPeek, Hit the Bid and Asmussen

Arguably the most effective card to date of the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival
will happen on Thursday night time at Meydan Racecourse, together with a
top-class subject assembled for the night’s co-featured Group 2 $250,000
Al Fahidi Fort. Chief among the many rivals is Australia’s Comin’
By means of, who exits a run within the Hong Kong Mile (G1) at Sha Tin on Dec. 9
for Sir Owen Glenn’s Go Bloodstock and is among the few horses to have
the misfortune of dealing with each Winx and Magnificence Era prior to now

A Group 1 winner in his native nation, the son of Fastnet Rock will
be the primary Dubai starter for coach Chris Waller, who famously additionally
trains Winx. He has gained seven of 23 begins, together with a pair of stakes
in 2018—the Group 1 Doomben Cup over 2000m and Group 2 Tramway Stakes
over 1400m. He returns to the latter distance for Thursday’s Al Fahidi
Fort and faces a subject that features G1 winner Marinaresco and a number of
G2 winners Championship and Janoobi. The winner of final yr’s renewal,
Jungle Cat, went on to win the 1200m Al Quoz Dash sponsored by Azizi
Developments (G1), in addition to Australia’s Sir Rupert Clarke (G1).

“It’s been the plan for a very long time to get to race in Dubai,” Waller
stated. “We’re very respectful of racing there and the significance of it on
the world stage. Final yr, myself and (Winx’s jockey) Hugh Bowman
travelled there to take a look on the amenities and get an perception into
the racing and we have been extraordinarily impressed. Whereas we want we had a
higher presence there, so far as horses, it’s onerous at this level
due to the Australian season, however that doesn’t imply we gained’t within the

“Comin’ Via is one step under the highest 10 horses in Australia, however
he’s very gifted,” Waller continued. “There’s good prize cash in
Dubai and we benefit from the problem of taking a horse like him abroad.
It’s very thrilling. He’s additionally owned by Sir Owen Glenn, who’s a person who
likes to advertise his breeding inventory, is one among Australia’s largest
house owners and is trying to get to a better degree, particularly on the
worldwide degree.

“The space must be wonderful for (Comin’ By way of) whereas he’s recent.
He’s had various good wins over it. Whereas the (barrier 9 of 13)
draw isn’t good, we’ll see how the race is run on the night time. He’s a
horse who retains (making an attempt) and is tough to cross.”

Comin’ Via is a half-brother to four-time Group 1 winner Criterion, who was second behind Winx within the 2015 Cox Plate (G1).

“His brother was a a number of Group 1-winning horse and (Comin’
By means of) is perhaps one step under him, however he’s doing comparable issues and
can definitely (step up) to that degree,” Waller added.

Final out, Comin’ By way of confronted a tall process within the Sha Tin Mile,
taking over Magnificence Era on stated rival’s house monitor and finally
urgent the tempo because the proverbial sacrificial lamb. Backing up badly
into 12th of 14, he has been off since and shipped to Meydan simply earlier than

“We principally allowed him to placed on all the load he misplaced from
delivery from Australia to Hong Kong after which to Dubai,” stated Waller’s
racing supervisor Charlie Duckworth. “He was in all probability a fraction outclassed
at Sha Tin after which clearly the barrier didn’t assist. We have now been
capable of freshen him up. So far as we’re involved, we’re sending in a
match and completely satisfied horse and he has a real probability.

“This has been an excellent perception into how Dubai works,” Duckworth
concluded. “It’s a little bit of a studying curve. We now know the best way to adapt it
to our coaching and—if he performs nicely—we’ll have a reasonably good perception
into what horses we will convey sooner or later.”

Grade 1 winner and former Ballydoyle pupil Deauville was the category of
the $200,000 Singspiel (G3) three weeks in the past on opening night time of the
Dubai World Cup Carnival, however sadly for his new
connections—proprietor Victorious and coach Fawzi Nass—he was unable to
move his first check. The son of Galileo will get one other probability at additional
credit score on Thursday at Meydan, over the identical course and 1800m turf
distance within the $250,000 Al Rashidiya (G2).

“He wanted the race within the Singspiel fairly badly and greater than we
thought he did,” Nass stated. “We will certainly know much more this

Switching issues up, Nass despatched Deauville over to Meydan’s turf course
from his coaching base throughout city final Saturday for a bit of labor.

“The work went alright,” Nass stated. “We thought he would take pleasure in
getting on the turf, slightly than on the filth, which I feel he did.
Hopefully he is able to run this Thursday. He undoubtedly nonetheless has
(Group 1 high quality) to him.”

Nass additionally touched on two additions to his yard who look like of
appreciable worth. One other declared for Thursday is sophomore Bila
Shak, a well-bred son of Scat Daddy who’s a maiden from one begin, however
is regarded extremely sufficient to run within the $100,000 Al Bastakiya Trial over
1900m. In his lone begin, the half-brother to Breeders’ Cup Juvenile
Turf (G1) runner-up Giovanni Boldini and $250,000 yearling buy was a
good second to divisional chief Weekend Thunder over 1600m.

“He’s a pleasant horse,” Nass stated. “The plan with him is to run within the
Trial on Thursday and see how he does. I feel he’ll want the space
and he has (improved) since his final run. Stepping up (from 1600m)
isn’t a fear in any respect.”

One other who has impressed for the yard is 9 Under Zero, a
Four-year-old son of Showcasing who defied his turf-heavy pedigree with a
useful win on the Meydan dust on Saturday. The previous Ralph Beckett
trainee went into the 1200m affair with a 91 score and exited with a 99
after a 3½-length victory. Previous to his native triumph, he had three
wins in England and was considered extremely sufficient as a juvenile to run in
Royal Ascot’s Norfolk Stakes (G2), ending 12th of 17. He’s now
sure for DWC Carnival motion.

“He’s a quick horse, however the races clearly might be harder from
right here,” Nass stated. “We’ll have to take a look at the (situation) guide and see
what’s obtainable. He appears to go nicely and he’ll in all probability go on to the
subsequent step on the Carnival.”

The fields are progressively congealing for one of many prime turf races within the
world, the $6 million Dubai Turf sponsored by DP World (G1) on Dubai
World Cup night time. Whereas it’s extensively recognized that Vivlos, Deirdre, Benbatl,
Dream Fort, Blair Home and Century Dream are hoping to make the
1800m check, the grass function acquired an added increase with the addition of
one other “potential” in John and Tanya Gunther’s With out Parole.

The Gunthers, a father and daughter workforce who additionally bred American
Triple Crown winner Justify and are among the many three finalists for
champion breeder on the Eclipse Awards this weekend, are hoping that the
calmly raced son of Frankel can show to coach John Gosden that he
is worthy of a visit to the UAE.
“Fingers are crossed,” Tanya Gunther stated. “Neither my dad or I’ve
been to the Dubai World Cup, so it will be thrilling if it occurs. He’s
doing properly in the mean time and Gosden will make the decision sooner or later
relating to whether or not he heads to Dubai.”

Arguably one of many extra unexposed Group 1 winners in his division,
With out Parole shot onto the scene final June with an excellent tally in
Royal Ascot’s St James’s Palace Stakes (G1)—his first Group-level attempt in
what was his fourth begin. Thrown into the deep finish, he completed off
the board in consecutive Group 1 races behind the likes of Lightning
Spear, Roaring Lion and Recoletos.

Victory on Dubai World Cup night time wouldn’t be a shock for his
bloodline, because it have been. His half-brother, Shadwell Secure’s Tamarkuz, gained
the 2015 Godolphin Mile (G2) with ease, in addition to the Dubai World Cup
Carnival’s Firebreak Stakes (G3) and Burj Nahaar (G3). The Gunthers additionally
bred stated eventual Breeders’ Cup Filth Mile (G1) winner, who now stands
at Shadwell Stud in Kentucky.

In a slight blow to what was shaping as much as be a quite implausible
$200,000 Al Shindagha Dash (G3) on Jan. 31, Contact Gold Racing and Sean
Ewing’s Raven’s Nook has been declared out of consideration for the
1200m course and distance prep for the $2.5 million Dubai Golden Shaheen
(G1) on Mar. 31.

“We’ve determined to skip the Al Shindagha on the 31st and go straight
to (the Group Three $350,000 Mahab Al Shimaal on) Tremendous Saturday with
Raven’s Nook,” stated Mike Kaye, principal of Contact Gold Racing. “It
seems to be like he stepped on a stone in the course of the race and got here out with a
little minimize, so relatively than rush him again, we’ve determined to be affected person.”

Raven’s Nook had a breakout efficiency in opening night time’s Dubawi
Stakes (G3) over the identical distance and circumstances. The son of Raven’s
Cross stalked a breakneck tempo earlier than asserting himself underneath Richard
Mullen for coach Satish Seemar and finally holding off Garhoud
Dash (Listed) winner Drafted by 1¾ lengths. His effort shot him to a
109 score from a 105 and stamped him as one of many prime sprinters in

“He in all probability confirmed us much more means than we anticipated within the
Dubawi, so hopefully this seems to be a blessing in disguise and we
arrive for the 2 huge races with a brisker, stronger horse,” Kaye
concluded. “If we will get him to these in peak type, he should now have a
reliable shot at making the body in each.”
A number of G3 winner Switzerland, Drafted, I Kirk and final yr’s winner
My Catch are among the many listing of remaining possibles for the Al Shindagha

Fast Hits: American coach Kenny McPeek will as soon as once more break new
floor on Thursday when he begins as many as three on the cardboard,
together with Argentine G1 winner Grecko within the $100,000 Al Bastakiya Trial.
The 17-time G1-winning coach was the primary U.S. conditioner to start out
as early as mid-January through the DWC Carnival, whereas additionally the primary to
begin a turf horse when Harlan Robust completed sixth of 10 within the 2000m
handicap final week. Harlan Robust wheels again for Thursday’s 2410m turf
handicap, whereas the third McPeek entrant is Senior Funding, the highest
weight within the night time’s 2000m handicap—a race that possible will bleed into
the $160,000 Curlin Handicap on Feb. 28… Hit the Bid has impressed in
the mornings as he prepares for his rematch with Aussie sprinter
Faatinah in Thursday’s $175,000 1000m turf handicap. The Irish-trained
5-year-old seems to have bodily come on since stated effort,
prompting coach Darren Bunyan to say “he’s virtually like a special
horse,” on Wednesday morning… American Three-year-old colt Tone Broke, who
is among the extra skilled horses operating within the Al Bastakiya Trial,
can be Dubai World Cup-winning coach Steve Asmussen’s first starter
as early as January in the course of the DWC Carnival. Earlier DWC Carnival
runners for Asmussen embrace Curlin, whose aforementioned Feb. 28 (2008)
handicap race (a Dubai World Cup prep win) was renamed in his honour
and Regally Prepared, who was unplaced within the Nad Al Sheba Turf Dash

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