Cigar Lured to Dubai's Cup
Corrigan, Chris, The Independent (London, England)
Punters' concentration on the runners at Catterick Bridge on Wednesday 27 March is likely to be briefly distracted by a race being run elsewhere. The Dubai World Cup has its inaugural running that afternoon and has attracted a field worthy of its four million dollars in prize money.
Fourteen of the globe's top thoroughbreds have been selected for the event, to be run under floodlights at Nad Al Sheba. The race starts at 7pm local time (3pm BST) and will be televised by Channel 4.
The elite 14, nominated by an international panel of handicappers, are announced today. They include Cigar, top of the International Classification after his emphatic win in …
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