DOLNIYA led home a French one-two in this US$6 million contest as Flintshire, so often the bridesmaid at the highest level, was forced to settle for second again.
THE Flat season burst into life at Doncaster as the Richard Fahey-trained Gabrial, racing in the famous grey silks of Marwan Koukash, struck late to win the season's first big event.
IT WAS so easy for Solow as the battle of the greys went to France after the Freddy Head-trained 9-4 second favourite left The Grey Gatsby trailing in his wake.
SOLE POWER, who dominated Britain's five furlong sprint division last season, won outside the British Isles for the first time in 16 attempts with a characteristic late surge from Richard Hughes.
BROWN PANTHER (Tom Dascombe) put in an extremely impressive performance to land the Dubai Gold Cup under a brilliant ride from Richard Kingscote.
THE tricky Tamarkuz (Musabah Al Muhairi/Paul Hanagan) did everything wrong, but still emerged victorious when getting the better of Sloane Avenue in a thrilling finish to the Godolphin Mile, the opening race on Dubai World Cup night at Meydan.
THE operating licence of online bookmaker 666bet looks set to remain suspended at least until a hearing takes place into the conduct of the business that is likely to leave it offline for nearly four more weeks.
A BIG day for Godolphin started brilliantly when Hartnell (John O'Shea/James McDonald) overpowered Japanese raider To The World to win the A$1.5 million The BMW at Rosehill.
SUBSTITUTE Harry Kane scored just seconds into his England debut on Friday night as the Three Lions kept up their perfect record in Euro 2016 qualifying with a convincing 4-0 victory over Lithuania at Wembley.
SCOTLAND continue their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on Sunday and Gordon Strachan’s men are just 1-50 to beat Gibraltar at Hampden Park.