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Manama Gold wins UAE Oaks

Manama Gold Dubai Racing Club photo

Victorious Racing’s Manama Gold (Star Guitar – Charged Cotton) is three for three and a graded stakes winner after a frontrunning 1-1/4 length victory in the $700,000 UAE Oaks (G3) at Meydan on Friday. The 3-year-old Star Guitar filly, consigned to the 2023 OBS Spring Sale by Richardson Bloodstock, Agent, was sold for $200,000 to Oliver St. Lawrence Bloodstock after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Trained by Fawzi Nass, she has earned AED726,000. watch her under tack video       Spring Sale walking video race-replay

OBS graduates enjoyed a productive day on the Saudi Cup undercard on Saturday. FMQ Stables’ Spring Sale grad Saudi Crown (Always Dreaming – New Narration) set the pace in the $20-million Saudi Cup (G1) and settled for third in the shadow of the wire. Earlier in the evening, Leon King Stable Corp.’s October/March graduate Bentornato (Valiant Minister – Her Special Way) led the way in $1.5-million Saudi Derby (G3) before finishing third and Spring Sale graduate Bold Journey (Hard Spun – Polly Freeze) was third in the $1.5-million Dirt Sprint (G3).