facebook
twitter
search
search

Pleasantly Perfect wins richest horse race

March 27, 2004 at 4:10 PM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 27 (UPI) -- Jockey Alex Solis rode Pleasantly Perfect to victory in the

$6-million Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The American-trained horse won in a fierce battle down the home stretch in Nad Al Sheba with favorite Medaglia D'Oro, the BBC reported Saturday. South African-trained Victory Moon won third place.

Pleasantly Perfect's trainer Richard Mandella had narrowly missed out in three previous Dubai World Cups.

However, Pleasantly Perfect also beat out Medaglia D'Oro into second place in the 2003 Breeders' Cup Classic in the United States.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Report: Aldridge steps back to consider plans
First shoe drops in St. Louis Cardinals' hacking scandal
Report: Rondo, Belinelli headed to Sacramento Kings
Miami Heat sign first-round F Winslow
Dallas Mavericks, Jordan near agreement on max contract