Expert tips for the Dubai World Cup

Nad Al Sheba commentator Terry Spargo gives you his favourites in the big three races on Dubai World Cup day

Archipenko
Archipenko
Jay Peg
Jay Peg
Vodka
Vodka
Gladiatorius
Gladiatorius
Red Rocks
Red Rocks
Quijano
Quijano
Albertus Maximus
Albertus Maximus
Asiatic Boy
Asiatic Boy
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Dubai Duty Free

(7.55pm)
Archipenko

‘He should have won the race last year but finished third, but has gone on to win group one races internationally since.’

Jay Peg
‘This horse came first in the Dubai Duty Free last year.’

Vodka
‘Vodka raced in Dubai Duty Free last year, and was unluckily beaten on March 5 – Super Thursday. Vodka was horse of the year in Japan for 2008.’

Gladiatorius
‘This is one of the stars of the Dubai International Racing Carnival this year. Keep an eye on him.’

Dubai Sheema Classic

Kirklees
‘Godolphin’s previous star of the Dubai International Racing Carnival.’

Doctor Dino
‘Dino is twice winner of the Hong Kong Cup.’

Red Rocks
‘A Breeders’ Cup winner.’

Quijano
‘A German-trained Dubai favourite.’

Dubai World Cup

Albertus Maximus
‘Owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid, Maximus has won the cup twice before, in 1999 and 2007.’

Asiatic Boy
‘Asiatic won the UAE Derby in 2007 and was second to Curlin in the 2008 World Cup.’

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