Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, attended the Super Saturday races at Meydan.
The traditional dress rehearsal of the Dubai World Cup saw Adrie de Vries steer Salute The Soldier to an impressive victory in the Group 1 Al Maktoum Challenge Round-3.
David O’Meara’s British trained Lord Glitters landed the Jebel Hatta, the first of the two Group 1 prizes that was on offer in the seven-race card.
Salem bin Ghadayer landed the Listed Al Bastakiya, the traditional prep race for the UAE Derby with Panadol.
Charlie Appleby’s Walton Street, under William Buick, completed back-to-back carnival victories by leading the first three home for Godolphin in the Group 2 Dubai City of Gold.
Saeed bin Suroor and Frankie Dettori rounded off the meeting by taking the concluding Group 3 Nad Al Sheba Sprint with Final Song.