Ushba Tesoro wins prestigious Dubai World Cup


Welcome to Gulf Today’s live blog for the 2023 Dubai World Cup. Join us for live updates throughout the afternoon and evening from Meydan Racecourse with nine exciting races – reaching a climax with the world-famous $12 million Dubai World Cup.

Hayyan humbles rivals in thrilling opening race

Hayyan, ridden by Oscar Chavez, in the silks of Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed’s Yas Racing, dominated the opening race of the Dubai World Cup — Kahayla Classic.

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Trained by Emirati trainer Majed Al Jahoori, Hayyan won the race following a photo finish to beat Ray Dawson on Barakka and claim the $1 million prize money on offer.

Hayyan gave Jahoori the second victory in the Arabian showpiece at the Dubai World Cup meeting. In 2014, the Emirati landed the glory with Rabbah De Carrere with Olivier Peslier in the irons, for Yas Racing.

Isolate lands $1million Group 2 Godolphin Mile


Doug Watson-trained Isolate won the $1million Group 2 Godolphin Mile convincingly under Tyler Gaffalione.

Broome brushes aside rivals in $1million Group 2 Dubai Gold Cup


Delivering dominant performance, Ryan Moore produced a superb late run on Aidan O’Brien’s Broome to win the $1million Group 2 Dubai Gold Cup.

Danyah wins $1.5million Al Quoz Sprint


After Majed Al Jahoori, another Emirati trainer tasted success at the Dubai World Cup 2023. Dane O’Neill donning the Shadwell silks aboard Danyah won the $1.5million Al Quoz Sprint for UAE  trainer Musabah Al Muhairi.



The Astrologist, ridden by Damian Lane, and Godolphin’s Al Suhail with William Buick at the irons were second and third respectively.


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