News from all over the world in our round-up of international horse racing snippets.
Along with younger brother Sheikh Mohammed, the UAE finance minister and deputy ruler of Dubai transformed racing in Britain.
The weekly round-up of milestones and landmarks: championships are wrapped up in Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Japan.
Champion sprinter Battaash will not contest next month’s Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland and is finished for the year.
In normal times Jim Crowley would be spending the first Saturday in May at Newmarket preparing to ride in the Qipco 2,000 Guineas.
Mike De Kock’s plans to set up a training operation in Australia have been set back by rules that entail Hawwaam taking nine months to get there