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Connections of the Dubai Sheema Classic favourite Chrono Genesis are looking at the Arc and Breeders’ Cup.
Ballydoyle’s retained rider has seven rides from three separate continents on $26.5m racecard on March 27.
A total of 14 G1 winners feature among 117 horses from 11 countries chasing $26.5m on 25th edition of Dubai’s showpiece card.
Instead of tackling dirt again, Saudi Cup winner Mishriff will return to turf for the G1 Dubai Sheema Classic, his first run at a mile and a half.
Britain’s champion jockey, whose three-month cocaine ban ends on March 11, has been booked to ride star filly on World Cup night.
Charlie Appleby’s formidable Dubai World Cup squad is headed by Ghiayyath and Barney Roy in the Sheema Classic and Dubai Turf respectively.
With all racing in Britain suspended owing to the coronavirus crisis, trainer Roger Varian is looking forward to running Defoe in the Dubai Sheema Classic on Saturday week.