Asmar Derby Bound


Owned and trained by Fawzi Nass, ASMAR stormed to a 6 lengths win in the Listed Al Bastakiya Stakes at Meydan to firmly put himself in contention for the $2 million Group 2 UAE Derby on Dubai World Cup night.  This was only his fourth ever start having made his debut at Meydan in January and, as expected, he improved with age, experience and his first run upped in trip to 9.5 furlongs (1,900m).

A €230,000 Arqana Deauville yearling purchase this handsome son of Cape Cross is a half-brother to Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf victor, Zagora.

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