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shamal

[shə′mäl]
(meteorology)
The northwest wind in the lower valley of the Tigris and Euphrates and the Persian Gulf; it may set in suddenly at any time, and generally lasts from 1 to 5 days, dying down at night and freshening again by day; but in June and early July it continues almost without cessation (the great or 40-day shamal).

shamal

A gusty northwesterly wind that blows over Iraq and the Persian Gulf in the summer.
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The Dubawi Stakes is one of the kep sprint events run at Meydan Racecourse, home to the Dubai World Cup Carnival, along with the Group 3 Mahab Al Shimaal on Super Saturday.
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Ryan Moore was at his confident best on Bankable for South African trainer Herman Brown in the Group 3 Mahab Al Shimaal over 6f on the Tapeta.
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Dettori was again back in the winner's enclosure after Desert Party made a winning comeback in the 6f Group 3 Mahab Al Shimaal, having been off the track since last year's Kentucky Derby.
Meanwhile, leading UAE handler Musabah Al Muhairi looks to have uncovered two exciting prospects for the big day in Burj Nahaar (G3) winner Tamarkuz, who has emerged as a potential Dubai World Cup contender, and the exciting Shaishee, who will takes his chances in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) following a thrilling success in the Mahab Al Shimaal (G3) on Saturday.
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