Today, the world’s attention is directed to Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, at the start of the silver jubilee of the “Dubai World Cup” race, which has prizes of $ 26.5 million, in an evening that continues to lead to the throne of horse races around the world, which attracted in its current version 2021 the elite of horses on the international stage, They compete for nine-round titles, including 14 horses that demand the title of the “Dubai World Cup”, which has prizes of $ 12 million, which is the strongest and richest sand track races in the world.
The evening of the “Cup” is based on the continuation of its position on the throne of world races, to its ancient legacy, which was established since its first edition, in the ability to attract the most powerful horses, and the efforts of its owners to push the elite of their horses to win their titles, especially the main game “Dubai World Cup” which succeeded over the course of A quarter of a century for it to become the “icon” of horse racing in the world, which has always been confirmed by the fierce traditional competition that brings Emirati horses together with their American counterparts, in the quest to win the title.
Despite the “baptism” of the horse “Segar” winning the first victory in the “Cup” in 1996, the horses of the Emirates quickly made their mark, and succeeded in winning the title of the strongest and richest race, with the 1997 version, when the horse was crowned “Singspiel”, which owned it. To His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, after which successive chapters followed, the most prominent of which is the legend “Dubai Millennium” owned by Godolphin, who, under the supervision of the national coach Saeed bin Suroor, won the title of the 2000 edition, with a record time that is still standing today. By a distance of 2000 meters of sand, in a minute and 59 seconds, and 50 milliseconds.
The evening was full of repetition of the scene, in harmony in terms of accomplishments and victories, before the 2018 and 2019 editions witnessed the victory of “Godolphin” the horse “Thunder Snow” two titles in those two versions, in an unprecedented achievement in the history of the “Cup” by winning the same horse twice in a row, in a season New, he added a historic milestone in a journey of success, which over a quarter of a century has painted the “icon” of horse races on the world, which today reaches its 25th stop.
– Emirates Today (@emaratalyoum) March 27, 2021
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