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African Story wins $10 million Dubai World Cup

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They came from Europe and Asia, from South Africa and neighbouring Saudi Arabia, but the ruling Maktoum family of this desert emirate dominated the $10 million Dubai World Cup over 2000 metres at Meydan racecourse. 

Brazilian jockey Silvestre De Sousa celebrates after crossing the finish line on African Story to win the Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race, at the Meydan race track in the Gulf Emirate on March 29, 2014

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, saw horses in his colours finish first and third, courtesy of African Story and Cat O'Mountain respectively.

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