Saturday, March 28, 2015

Prince Bishop upsets in Dubai World Cup 2015

It was a 14-1 Irish bred upsetting the Americans in the world's richest horse race. Prince Bishop outran California Chrome in deep stretch to win the Dubai World Cup. Lea finished third. All three were descendants of Northern Dancer as were 24 of the 24 top 3 finishers in the 8 featured races on the day. Total purse money on the day was over $30 million. The 24 grandkids of Northern Dancer were bred in 8 different countries on 5 different continents.

photos from Satish Kumar (The National) and Ahmed Jadallah (Reuters)

video of the races