Dubai World Cup: Charlie Appleby provides Sky Sports Racing with a list of candidates Meydan Manobo, Man Of Promise and Yibir | Racing News

As already known at each of the world’s top matches, champions coach Charlie Appleby arrives at the Dubai World Cup this Saturday with embarrassment of wealth.

His team of Godolphin runners is not represented in the full-length competition, live at Sky Sports Racing at 4:30 p.m., but the crown of the Dubai Gold Cup could easily head back to England with the invincible star Manobo, who will lead the two-mile competition (12:55 pm) .

Appleby, meanwhile, has sent three Group One candidates to Al Quoz Sprint (13:35), while stable jockey William Buick has decided to continue riding the three-time winner of the Man Of Promise track and distance.


Dubai Golden Cup

“He’s five out of five and he was impressive at his last start. There were conditions at the start that suited him, but I think he can handle the climb again on the trip.”

“The track suits him and it’s a horse that everyone has to beat.”

Man Of Promise

Sprint Al Quoz

“At his last start and before last year, he ticked the boxes with his track and distance winner.

“He’s a typical sprinter and now a five-year-old item. He knows what he’s supposed to do and he’s physically able to keep what he’s shown us in the past.”

“William [Buick] He came out of it on a super Saturday and said, “If he’s in that form on World Cup night, I don’t want to get out of it,” so he chose him again. “

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Appleby says the domestic advantage could help Man Of Promise gain an edge over his teammate Creative Force in Saturday’s Al Quoz Sprint at the Dubai World Cup live at Sky Sports Racing.

Creative force

Sprint Al Quoz

“It’s your typical Dubawi – rock solid. Man Of Promise is progressing, but he has a profile while the Creative Force has been there and done it.”

“On Champions Day in Ascot, he showed the world how good he is.

“He later left with Yibir, deliberately but well adapted and in great shape.”

Nautical crown

Sprint Al Quoz

“Al Fahidi won and this form worked well with Saeed bin Suroor [Storm Damage] victory on saturday.

“In Saudi Arabia [last time out] 14 of us have been drawn and it will always be a difficult question.

“One thing we noticed is that he has a lot of natural pace and we just feel that his opportunities in the UK are Lennox as a starting point, but we thought we would run him in Al Quoz to see if may sprint. open a few more doors for him. “

William Buick celebrates after riding the Yibire victory in the Breeders' Turf Cup
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William Buick celebrates winning the Breeders’ Cup Turf after riding Yibire


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“Last season we put him in the Classic trial for the simple reason that we felt there would be such a caliber of a horse.”

“He is a character and, unfortunately, only began to find his true form when he had to undergo the ‘cruelest cut’. [gelding operation].

“From three to four, he did all the right things physically, so if he shows up with his thinking in the right place, he’ll be a big player.”

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