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Sajjhaa Wins Gr1 Dubai Duty Free
At Meydan, Dubai, former Darley shuttler King's Best (Kingmambo-Allegretta, by Lombard) added a Gr1 triumph when Darley's UK-bred 5YO mare Sajjhaa (King's Best-Anaamil, by Darshaan) scored by 1.75-lengths for trainer Saeed bin Suroor in the US$500,000 Gr1 Dubai Duty Free (1800m) for 3YOs+ on turf, over South African-bred 5YO entire The Apache (Mogok-Apache Rose, by Dolpour) & French-bred 4YO mare Giofra (Dansili-Gracefully, by Orpen). Sajjhaa took her record to 8 wins (including last start's Gr1 Jebel Hatta Stakes over 1800m at Meydan, Gr2 Balanchine Stakes at Meydan, Gr2 Cape Verdi Stakes at Meydan, Gr3 Premio Sergio Cumani & York's Listed Lyric Stakes) & 4 placings from 17 starts.