Godolphin star has been installed as Ladbrokes’ market leader ahead of Tiz The Law as they open betting on the Meydan showpiece.
Record-breaking jockey Christophe Soumillon has expressed his horror at being allowed back into the country without being tested for coronavirus.
Training legend Gai Waterhouse claimed a record seventh victory in the world’s richest two-year-old race as Farnan won the A$3.5m Golden Slipper.
The Dubai World Cup meeting, the world’s richest raceday with $35m in purses, has been called off owing to the worldwide coronavirus crisis.
Charlie Appleby’s formidable Dubai World Cup squad is headed by Ghiayyath and Barney Roy in the Sheema Classic and Dubai Turf respectively.
With several top US riders not travelling to Meydan owing to coronavirus, Frankie Dettori will ride Belmont winner Sir Winston in the Dubai World Cup.
Hong Kong’s leading jockey Joao Moreira will miss the Dubai World Cup meeting owing to coronavirus restrictions imposed by the Hong Kong authorities.
Classic-winning stayer Kew Gardens is set to lead a string Aidan O’Brien team at the Dubai World Cup meeting on March 28.