Dubai World Cup

Thunder Snow wins Dubai World Cup by over 5 lengths

Thunder Snow stormed past race favorite West Coast to complete a stunning night for local stable Godolphin in the Dubai World Cup on Saturday.

Beneath Belgian jockey Christophe Soumillon, Thunder Snow triumphed by more than five lengths.

It was the fourth Group One win of the night for Godolphin, owned by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

For Thunder Snow trainer Saeed Bin Suroor, it was his eighth win in the $10 million main race.

Thunder Snow started from the 10th and widest post and slipped ahead of West Coast early in the 2,000-meter race. He powered ahead by the halfway stage and finished with a terrific burst.

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