African Story Wins Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse
Las Vegas, NV - The richest horse race in the world - the $10 million Dubai World Cup went down at Meydan Racetrack in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday, March 29. Godolphin Racing's African Story posted the relatively easy 2 1/2 length win in the 1 1/4 mile test at 17-1 odds. 30-1 shot Mukhadram was a clear second for Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum, while Godolphin's Charlie Appleby-trained Cat O'Mountain got up for third over Side Glance. Side Glance was followed by Akeed Mofeed, 2013 World Cup runner-up Red Cadeaux, Sanshaawes at 8-1 odds, Vancouverite, Prince Bishop, 3-1 shot Military Attack, Belshazzar, Ron the Greek who went off at 6-1 odds, the morning line favorite Ruler of the World, Hillstar, Surfer, and Hokko Tarumae.