Representing Qatar, First class makes a splendid performance on the first race of the day winning against Kerless Del Roc over 2000m on the dirt at Meydan Racecourse.
Ridden by Ronnan Thomas and trained by Alban de Mieulle First class flew to the finish line to win the $1,000,000 Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic Sponsored by Ithra Dubai.
"We went very quickly and when we came around the bend I was very confident because last time at Sakhir I won quite easily. He came from America so he's tough on the dirt and he's just improving. I travelled very easily and when I asked him for a turn of foot he gave me everything to the post” _ Winning jockey Ronan Thomas said