Competitive, Diverse Field Lines Up for UAE Derby

Mendelssohn winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (Photo by Ting Shen/Eclipse Sportswire/Breeders Cup) It’s hard to find a more competitive and diverse group of international horses than the group set to contest the $2 million UAE Derby (UAE-II) on Saturday at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai. Among the nine starters are horses representing the United States, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, and Ireland. Held at 1,900 meters (about 9.5 furlongs), the race has drawn such a diverse field in [...]