News About Meydan Racecourse

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Dubai Turf the Target for Awesome Rock

Co-trainer Troy Corstens has revealed a bold plan for stable star Awesome Rock to run in the Group 1 Dubai Turf (1800m) at Meydan Racecourse, following a three-start Autumn Carnival preparation in 2017.

Awesome Rock will be set for an appearance in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan upon resuming in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Awesome Rock has ...

Buffering Prepares for Dubai’s Al Quoz Sprint

Buffering Prepares for Dubai’s Al Quoz Sprint

Brisbane’s Robert Heathcote has confirmed stable star Buffering has undergone his required vaccinations ahead of the evergreen warhorse’s first international trip to Dubai targeting the 2016 Al Quoz Sprint.

$6 million earning eight-year-old Buffering travels to Dubai for the 2016 Al Quoz Sprint at the end of March. Photo: Steve Hart.

The eight-year-old son of Mossman entered a very ...

No Royal Ascot for Dubai-Bound Buffering

No Royal Ascot for Dubai-Bound Buffering

Brisbane’s Robert Heathcote has confirmed his star performer Buffering will head to Dubai next March but that the horseman’s dreams of a Royal Ascot bid have been scrapped due to timeframe restrictions.

Six-time Group 1 winner Buffering heads to the Gold Coast in January on Magic Millions Day before overseas runs in Dubai and Hong Kong. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Eight-year-old ...

Dubai Over The Championships for Able Friend

Dubai Over The Championships for Able Friend

Hong Kong horseman John Moore has confirmed Dubai is the preferred option over a trip to Australia for Sydney’s The Championships this autumn for his Hong Kong Mile champion Able Friend.

Hong Kong trainer John Moore is unlikely to travel Able Friend to Sydney for The Championships this autumn carnival. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Race fans down under will have ...