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Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 21 April 2019

Dubai World Cup runners: field down to 12 horses after K T Brave withdraws

Japanese horse had been due to start the race from Gate 11 at Meydan

K T Brave will not compete at Meydan on Saturday in the Dubai World Cup. Racingfotos
K T Brave will not compete at Meydan on Saturday in the Dubai World Cup. Racingfotos

The field for the US$12 million (Dh44m) Dubai World Cup race is down to 12 horses after the late withdrawal of K T Brave.

The horse, due to start the 8.40pm event from Gate 11 at Meydan, is listed as non-runner on the Emirates Racing Authority website, with no public reason yet as to the absence.

K T Brave is Japanese-based and is trained by Haruki Sugiyama, with jockey Joao Moreira having been due to be in the saddle for the race.

Other absences from the initial schedules are Roy H in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, and Al Zahir from the Dubai Kahayla Classic.

There are nine races on Saturday, with the Dubai Kahayala Classic starting things off at 3.45pm, and the Dubai World Cup concluding things at 8.40pm.

Updated: March 30, 2019 11:32 AM

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