Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 31 May 2020

Sunday’s cover: Arrogate powers way to finish line of Dubai World Cup

Though Arrogate made it interesting to start things off by stumbling out of the gate, the finish line all belonged to the favourite, who – ridden by jockey Mike Smith – takes the Sport cover for the Sunday, March 26, 2017 edition of The National.

Horse racing correspondents Geoffrey Riddle and Amith Passela had the whole nine-race event covered, including the Arrogate win that inspired comparisons to Secretariat afterward from trainer Bob Baffert.

From The National

■ Main event: Arrogate starts slowly but easily wins

More: ‘The best since Secretariat’ | ‘He’s just amazing’

■ Dubai Sheema Classic: Jack Hobbs hits it out of the ground | Analysis

■ Dubai Turf: Vivlos overcomes wet conditions to win | Analysis

■ Dubai Golden Shaheen: Mind Your Biscuits wins from widest gate | Analysis

And the rest of the races | In pictures


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Updated: March 26, 2017 04:00 AM



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