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Anamoe delivers Champion performance in Rosehill Guineas

Racenews

Anamoe produced a sensational display in the G1 Rosehill Guineas on Saturday to enhance his position as the best three-year-old in Australia.

Already a two-time G1 winner, the Street Boss colt reversed the form with his Randwick Guineas conqueror Converge in no uncertain terms as he powered to a comprehensive six-and-a-half-length success.

Having proved the best of his generation, this season’s G1 Cox Plate second is set to return to all-aged company for the G1 Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Randwick on Saturday, 9 April.

Emanate posted an equally dominant success on the same fixture in the G3 Birthday Card Stakes – an important win for the Lonhro mare, who is out of Champion filly Guelph – while Colette finished a valiant second in the G1 George Ryder Stakes.

Dubai World Cup Night provides the global highlight this weekend, with 16 Godolphin contenders declared for the feature night of the UAE calendar including Real World and Magny Cours in the G1 Dubai World Cup Sponsored By Emirates Airline.

Breeders’ Cup Turf hero Yibir returns in the G1 Dubai Sheema Classic, with Creative Force and Man Of Promise spearheading a strong team for the G1 Al Quoz Sprint.

Impressive Meydan winners Manobo, Desert Fire and Storm Damage also line up along with Japanese challenger Combustion, who could gain more Kentucky Derby points with a strong showing in the G2 UAE Derby.

Fair Grounds hosts its premier meeting of the year on the same day in the United States, with Proxy looking to follow up an exciting return to action in the G2 New Orleans Classic. G1 runner-up Santin will be aiming for a first G2 victory as well on the card in the Muniz Memorial Classic.

The UK Flat season gets underway on Saturday, with Modern News hoping to provide Godolphin with a third success in the traditional curtain raiser at Doncaster, the Lincoln Handicap.