Veteran sprinter, Reynaldothewizard proved age is no barrier at the Meydan Racecourse on Thursday 14th January 2016, claiming the Listed Dubawi Stakes and setting course for another tilt at the Group 1 US$1m Dubai Golden Shaheen.
For the second year running Reynaldothewizard made a winning seasonal debut in the Listed $150,000 Dubawi Stakes over 1200m, the official feature. The 10 year old US-bred was actually completing a hat-trick of wins in the Dubawi Stakes, having also won the same contest when a conditions race in 2013, the same year he won the Dubai Golden Shaheen.
Satish Seemar and Richard Mullen were actually completing a double, amazingly with horses sharing a combined age of 21 on their seasonal debuts. Reynaldothewizard is actually a year younger than 11 year old Tiz Now Tiz Then who won the opening non-Carnival 1600m dirt handicap.
The night was to get better for Seemar and Mullen with More Aspen taking the second Listed race on the card, the 1600m Singspiel Stakes on the turf.