G3 Firebreak S.

Summers Looking For More Meydan Magic With Clapton

by Alan Carasso & Heather Anderson Trainer Chad Summers knows the nooks and crannies of Meydan, having saddled Mind Your Biscuits (Posse) to victories in the G1 Dubai Golden Shaheen in 2017 and again in 2018. With Dubai World Cup just a couple of months down the road, the horseman is back in the Emirates for Friday's newly upgraded G1 Al Maktoum Challenge-R2 and is in with a big chance in the form of RRR Racing's Clapton (Brethren). The Florida-bred 5-year-old was acquired privately by these connections last summer and...

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Firebreak Goes To Dubawi's Prince Eiji

Dubawi sired his second new group winner in two weeks and 163rd overall when Prince Eiji (GB) got the job done over a sloppy main track in the 1600-metre $150,000 G3 Firebreak S. Presented By Longines. The first three home were all from the Doug Watson barn, as Everfast (Take Charge Indy) was 1 1/4 lengths back in second, a half-length to the good of Thegreatcollection (Saint Anddan) in third. Several lengths off the pace in second as Ever Given (Kodi Bear {Ire}) opened up leaving the chute, Prince Eiji...

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Firebreak Friday Feature As DWCC Rolls On

The Dubai World Cup Carnival enters its fourth week and the card is anchored by the 1600-metre $150,000 G3 Firebreak S. Presented By Longines. Trainers Bhupat Seemar and Doug Watson field three entries apiece in the eight-horse field. Godolphin-bred but Naser Askar-owned Law Of Peace (GB) (Shamardal) is aiming to take his winning streak to four, and will be the mount of Tadhg O'Shea from stall eight. Four of his five wins have occurred in the desert, two over track and trip, and the 6-year-old is coming off a career...

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Colts Line Up for UAE 2000 Guineas as Carnival Continues at Meydan

The 1800-metre G3 UAE 2000 Guineas is one of two group races on the third card of the Dubai World Cup Carnival, and drew a sextet of entries led by Godolphin's Naval Crown (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}). The 104-rated bay, tops for the field, has never been off the board in five starts. Listed-placed at second asking at Ascot in July, the Charlie Appleby trainee graduated by 4 1/2 lengths in a 1400-metre York maiden on Aug. 21. His final two runs of the season were both thirds-in the Sept. 6...

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