Some of the best horses and jockeys on the planet are in action and some of the leading owners, trainers and stallions are represented on Dubai World Cup night, the world’s richest raceday, at Meydan on Saturday. But how aware are you of who’s running, and what’s about to take place? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
1. How many Breeders’ Cup-winning horses will be running on the Dubai World Cup card at Meydan on Saturday?
2. How many British Champions Day-winning horses will be taking part?
3. How many horses who have won a race on Dubai World Cup day previously are taking part?
4. How many horses who have won a race at Royal Ascot are taking part?
5. How many horses are running who have been placed in a U.S. Triple Crown race?
6. How many runners on the card have won one of the world’s ten richest races?
7. How many of the world’s top ten jockeys in the TRC Global Rankings are riding at Meydan on Saturday?
8. How many of the world’s top ten trainers are represented?
9. How many of the world’s top ten sires are represented?
10. How many of the 94 runners across the six Thoroughbred races will run in the royal blue silks of Godolphin?
11. And how many of those are likely favourites for their races?
12. How many likely runners are trained in the U.S.?