Timeform pick out their best bets for Saturday's Dubai World Cup card at Meydan.
"Frosted has been expertly prepared by Kiaran McLaughlin, who saddled Invasor to win the 2007 World Cup."
Tryster - Meydan 15:45
Tryster has produced his signature turn of foot to win both his starts this Carnival, including the Group 1 Jebel Hatta three weeks ago from the re-opposing trio Farrier, Ertijaal and Harry's Son, and looks the one to beat if getting the gaps from stall 2. Godolphin's five-year-old has fully restored his reputation over the last five weeks and can give his owners their fourth win in this Dubai Turf (formerly the Dubai Duty Free). Intilaaq has big targets this year and rates the obvious dangers on form.
Duramente - Meydan 16:20
Duramente won two legs of the Japanese Triple Crown last year, and though injury curtailed a potential Arc bid, he returned to win a very competitive Group 2 in his native country last month. That victory came over nine furlongs, but Duramente has already proven himself over this twelve-furlong trip when winning the Japanese Derby last May. He can give Japan a second Dubai Sheema Classic in three years following Gentildonna's win in 2014. Last year's King George winner Postponed was very impressive in the trial and could prove Duramente's main threat, ahead of Highland Reel.
Frosted - Meydan 17:00
This is a strong renewal of the world's richest race, the $10 million Dubai World Cup. California Chrome is going to prove hard to beat, but he may succumb to his year-younger compatriot Frosted who spent the majority of last year in the shadow of American Pharoah but emerged to make a winning return at this track last month. Frosted has been expertly prepared by Kiaran McLaughlin, who saddled Invasor to win the 2007 World Cup.
Timeform Dubai Smartplays:
(All at Meydan)
Back Tryster in the Dubai Turf at 15:45
Back Duramente in the Dubai Sheema Classic at 16:20
Back Frosted in the Dubai World Cup at 17:00