Mohammed Hassan (Dubai)
The first batch of Godolphin horses arrived in Dubai to participate in the new UAE racing season (2021-2022), which begins at the end of October, led by the champion of the Emirates Derby at Meydan Racecourse last season, the horse “Rebels Romance”.
Ibn Al Fahal “Dabawi”, who also holds the title of the UAE 2000 Guineas test race, is ahead of 18 of the blue team’s horses, which arrived at Al Marmoom Stables in Dubai on October 1, and the list also includes “Desert Base” who won a mile race in Meydan last March. Before being runner-up in his first appearance in the United States of America at Belmont Racecourse last June.
Godolphin coach Charlie Appleby, who won 17 races last season in the UAE, also sent a strong group of 3-year-old horses, including the runner-up in the First Class race “One Roller”, in addition to one of the sons of “Dabawi”, the pony “Quintillos”, the winner in the last participation him in Britain.
The list of the blue team also includes “La Barrosa”, who won the Newmarket track in Britain when he was two years old, and “Vulcan Star”, “Wirco” and “Chester Fizz” and other strong horses.
In addition to these horses, which are supervised by Charlie Appleby, a strong group of Godolphin is expected to arrive on Saturday, under the supervision of world coach Saeed bin Suroor, who has saddled nine Dubai World Cup winners.