Ben Pearce will supply one runner to the Belmont turf club race day with most races named in the honour of Bart Cummings and his contribution through Melbourne Cup winners trained by the great man himself.

The soul stable runner Raising Dubai will compete in race two in the named Light Fingers 1965, Galilee 1966, Red Handed 1967 handicap over 2200 m with Ms Jerry Noske aboard jumping from barrier six in a field of six.

Raising Dubai is a six-year-old Bay gelding having start number 40 with six wins and 16 placings earning prize-money in excess of $226,000, with recent efforts this preparation on August 1 at Belmont finishing first of 8 over 1600 m with Jerry Noske the pilot landing the prize by half a length on that occasion, he then raced at Belmont on August 15 finishing second of 10 over 1650m with Paul Harvey aboard arriving one length behind the winner with the latest effort being on August 29 at Belmont over a mile finishing second of 15 with Jerry Noske again the handler in a BM 66+, when traveling rearward in the early stages of the event to flash through only to go down narrowly on that occasion by a quarter of a length in the time of 1:39.16.

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Raising Dubai has raced at the track on 17 occasions for three wins and seven placings.
Distance wise has raced on nine occasions for two wins and three placings.
When racing on a good strip has raced on 36 occasions for four wins and 15 placings.
When racing on a soft track has appeared on four occasions for two wins and one placing.

The stable would like to wish connections of the six-year-old Bay gelding the best of luck at Belmont on Saturday.



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