JOHN GEDDES,MARTIN PATRIQUIN,NANCY MACDONALDApril162007
A DAY AT THE RICHEST RACES
WEEK IN PICTURES
The Dubai World Cup, held in the United Arab Emirates, is the world’s richest horse race. Together with six other races, there’s US$21.25 million up for grabs. This year, Discreet Cat, a horse owned by Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid AI Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, lost the World Cup to Invasor, owned by his brother.
1 Lanfranco Dettori (centre), riding Kelly’s Landing of the U.S., wins the Dubai Golden Shaheen.
2 Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid AI Maktoum and his wife, Jordan’s Princess Haya bint AI Hussein.
3. One of the participants in the “best hat competition.”
4 Owner Riichi Kondo after his horse won the Dubai Duty Free.
5, 6 More best hat competitors, including a Cleopatra-inspired creation. 7 A Dubai resident strolls around the hospitality stands.
8, 9 Two hats that are, clearly, in a league of their own.
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