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African Story wins Dubai World Cup for Godolphin

African Story wins Dubai World Cup for Godolphin

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Ridden by jockey Silvestre De Sousa, African Story was the unexpected winner for the fourth time in five runnings at Dubai's World cup this year

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.

Godolphin win world cup

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. 

Godolphin win world cup

Godolphin win world cup

Godolphin win world cup

Godolphin win world cup

Godolphin win world cup

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