Dubai World Cup winner pedigrees: a brief look

The Dubai World Cup (gr. I) went to African Story, a seven-year-old who had enjoyed a previous incarnation as a high-class sprinter/miler in Europe, but who had no trouble seeing out the ten furlongs here. TrueNicks rated A+, African Story is by veteran sire, Pivotal, a top-class sprinting grandson of

KING IN DUBAI

Given the international nature of the event, there couldn’t have been a much more appropriate winner of the Dubai World Cup (gr. I) than Animal Kingdom (TrueNicks A++). Representing Australia – where he’s headed to stud for the second half of the year – he is U.S.-trained and foaled, by