Mutahadee (IRE) continued his rapid progression with another impressive win when landing the Dubal Trophy at Meydan last Thursday. The Mike De Kock trained 4yo is now two from two in Dubai and looks a Group horse in waiting judged on his comfortable success under Christophe Soumillon. Mutahadee, a son of Encosta De Lago was bred by Denis Brosnan’s Epona Bloodstock and was sold as a yearling from his Croom House Stud at Goffs Orby Sale for €80,000. The buyer was Form Bloodstock’s Jehan Malherbe on behalf of owner Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum and he was initially put into training in Ireland with Tommy Stack. A debut win on the Polytrack at Dundalk was followed by some promising placed efforts including a third behind Banimpire in the Group 2 Royal Whip Stakes at the Curragh. Mutahdee is a half brother to Grade 1 winner and sire Subtle Power. Mutahadee wasn’t the only Irish bred winner on the day. Songcraft (IRE) lead home an Irish bred 1-2-3-4 in the Dubal Potlines Trophy over a mile and a half. The winner beat Lajooj by a nose in a thrilling finish. The winner was bred in Ireland by Darley with the first three home owned by Godolphin.