African Story wins Dubai World Cup for Godolphin
The world's richest horse race
Trained for Godolphin by Saeed bin Suroor, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's magnificent horse, African Story, beat race favourites Military Attack and Ruler Of The World, to win the prestigious race in the head-to-head final seconds.
African Story, who was Godolphin's only win of the night, was trained by Saeed Bin Surour in a record time, beating Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Mukhadram, who took second place and Cat O'Mountain, another Godolphin horse, in third.
Source:http://www.buro247.com/me/culture/news/crown-prince-launches-mydubai-incentive.html Mukhadram who took second place, and Cat O'Mountain, another Godolphin horse came in third.
African Story jockey, De Sousa said: "He's proved how good he is. I had a bit of bad luck in the earlier races but he has saved the night."
Apart from the main spectacle of the horse races, the annual event also had American superstar Jennifer Lopez performing with a post-race concert.