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Dubai World Cup 2017

And a look at all the thoroughbred races on the card, starting off with the G2 Godolphin Mile which will be run on dirt with a field of 13.

Better racing this weekend in Singapore

So we will look at Friday's card on Friday and leave Sunday's till Sunday.

Rain couldn't dampen this parade

It was a magnificent victory on every side with Rapper Dragon winning the Hong Kong Derby and the 4yo Triple Crown.

One Satono yes, one Satono no.

Both started favourite in their respective races but at Nakayama Satono Ares was beaten and in Hanshin Satono Diamond won.

Cavallo likes the polytrack

Kranji's feature on Sunday was an Open Benchmark 97 over 1100m on the polytrack, and if there is one horse happy on that it's Cavallo.

Vale Dori wins Santa Margarita

Rafael Bejerano steered the Argentinian-bred Vale Dori to victory at Santa Anita on Saturday.

Vale Dori wins Santa Margarita

Rafael Bejerano steered the Argentinian-bred Vale Dori to victory at Santa Anita on Saturday.

Two G2s in Japan on Sunday

Nakayama hosts the Spring Stakes over 1800m for the 3yo and Hanshin their Daishoten over 3000m for the older horses.

Hong Kong Derby 2017

John Moore will saddle six horses in this year's edition and with Rapper Dragon has the chance to win the rare treble for the 4yos.

That was Cheltenham 2017

As usual the Irish proved far too strong for the English in the Prestbury Cup as they closed out another memorable day on Thursday.

Santa Margarita at Santa Anita

This Grade 1 is the pick of the North American races this weekend, although the 3yos should be carefully observed for Kentucky plans.

California Chrome to shuttle to Chile

Former North American horse of the year California Chrome was retired to Taylormade stud after the Pegasus.

So will luck of the Irish continue on St Paddy's day?

It may be a little bit more of a challenge on Friday after Thursday's amazing haul.

Mullins/Walsh come roaring back

A commentator made the mistake of calling the results for the first two days "dire" so the Mullins/Walsh answered with a 4-timer.

So here comes Thursday at Cheltenham

It was lovely to see the sunshine at Cheltenham on Wednesday but it looks like they will have to be watering for Thursday's races.

Cheltenham days 1 & 2

The flying horsebox got us back in time to witness one of the most amazing finished in a race.

An early look at Cheltenham Wednesday

The flying horse box is about to take to the air so this is a quick look and please note some of these fields are not yet finalised.

At last - Cheltenham 2017 Tuesday

Opening day of the festival and the question is do you just tip the Mullins-Walsh runners or do you look further afield?

Karakurenai wins Filllies Review at Hanshin

The gate was no problem for the daughter of Lohengrin nor was it for her main rival favourite Reine Minoru.

Clipperton in form

Not content with a win at Rosehill on Saturday Sam Clipperton returned to Hong Kong and rode a treble.

Cyborg too good

In the Open Benchmark 83 over the turf 1200m Cyborg turned the tables on Aramco to dig deep a win by a head.

Soft win for Tapwrite in Tampa Bay Derby

Another colt by the popular sire Tapit comes into the Kentucky Derby reckoning after an easy win in the Tampa Bay version.

Sharman Ghost wins Big 'Cap

Proving his Pegasus second to Arrogate was no fluke, Sharman Ghost took out the Big 'Cap by 3/4 length to Midnight Storm.

Sandown (UK) Saturday results

The National Hunt Novices' Hurdle came down from 27 runners to 16 and it was Minella Awards who got the rewards.

Hochi Hai Fillies Review at Hanshin

This is the trial race for the 1000 Guineas and is G2 over 1400m.

A flowery day at Sha Tin

The races on Sunday's card are named after different flowers and the main one is the Cymbidium Handicap Class 2.

Kranji Sunday feature

Race 7 is an Open Benchmark 83 over 1200m on the turf track with an interesting field.

Good racing both sides of America on Saturday

With the Big 'Cap on at Santa Anita and the Tampa Bay Derby there is plenty of action for the fans snowed in in New York to watch.

Last hurrah before Cheltenham

Not many sleeps to go before Cheltenham 2017 gets underway.

And after the big event

There were still five races to go after the Gran Premio on a very long day for all concerned.

Sixties Song wins Gran Premio Latino Americano

Luck has finally turned for Argentina with Sixties Song winning the Longines Gran Premio Latino American, G1 over 2400m turf.

Magic day for the magic man

Not for nothing is Joao Moreira referred to as "the magic man" as he rode an incredible 8 winners at Sha Tin on Sunday!

Cadenas wins at Nakayama

The prelude to the 2000 Guineas, the Hochi Hai Yayoi Sho, went to the Deep Impact colt Cadenas.

Gunnevra looks set for Kentucky

One of my two Kentucky Derby early picks won the Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park by 6 lengths.

Sad Super Saturday at Meydan

Super Saturday at Meydan came to a sad conclusion when Ertijaal broke down shortly after the start and had to be put down.

Perfect weather for 33rd GP Latino Americano

16 top thoroughbreds from six different racing jurisdictions will line up on the excellent turf at the Sporting Club of Valparaiso.

Hong Kong Macau Trophy at Sha Tin Sunday

This is always a tricky race to sort out as it is a mixture of the local horses and Macau horses.

Hochi Hai Yayoi Sho at Nakayama Sunday

Some promising 3yos will be putting their best hooves forward in the G2 over 2000m.

A big day at Gulfstream Park

With some excellent races on the card with the Gr 2 Fountain of Youth including some Kentucky Derby very hopefuls.

Super Saturday at Meydan

With three weeks to go to the Dubai World Cup day meeting, the dress rehearsal will take place this Saturday.

A not so open open and The Merlion on Sunday

That's the excitement at Kranji this weekend, with the Open being the Friday feature - Race 6 on the card.

A seaside holiday for horses

For the forthcoming Longines Gran Premio Latino American, the Valparaiso Sporting Club has spared no expenses in making the visiting horses comfortable.