Chuwa Wizard (JPN) - The sole Japanese contender cantered for half a lap on the dirt track with his regular work rider Kota Kato on board.
Gifts of Gold (IRE) - Trainer Saeed Bin Suroor said of his Red Sea Turf Handicap winner: "He had a prep run here over 2000m before Saudi. People were asking me why are you running him over 3200m, he’s a 2000m horse. But in my mind I knew this was the right thing to do.
Great Scot (GB) - Cantered one lap of the track and just stretched out over the final 200m of his work this morning.
Saud Alkahtani, speaking on behalf of trainer, Abdullah Mishriff, said: "He’s training very good, he likes the track, it’s different compared with the Saudi track, here it’s sharper in comparison but he loves it.
Hypothetical (IRE) - The former John Gosden-trained 4-year-old enjoyed some light exercise this morning at Fazza Stables. Trainer Salem Bin Ghadayer said: "He’s as good as he can be, we’re happy with the draw and looking forward to tomorrow now."
Jesus’ Team (USA) - Continued with an easy gallop on Friday morning, going two steady laps on the dirt track. Former Venezuelan leading trainer Jose Francisco D’Angelo watched his every move and was pleased with what he witnessed.
Magny Cours (USA) - The Andre Fabre-trained Magny Cours was one of the last foreign raiders to come onto the training track on Friday morning, where he did a slow canter. Richard Lambert, his travelling head lad, said: "We are happy with him. He is handling the heat really well. It is quite late when we come out in the morning, but he has adapted well to the heat."
Mystic Guide (USA) - Godolphin’s Mike Stidham-trained leading runner came out to the Meydan dirt track at 7am and had an easy gallop around the track before gate schooling for the second consecutive day.
Salute The Soldier (GER) - Trainer Fawzi Nass has completed preparations with his big-race runner and is happy with where he stands.
Sleepy Eyes Todd (USA) - A quiet morning was in store for Grade 2 Charlestown Classic victor Sleepy Eyes Todd, taking a steady turn around the Meydan dirt track. Trainer Miguel Angel Silva watched the grey from his customary spot on the apron.
Thegreatcollection (USA) - Trainer Doug Watson is thrilled but surprised that one of his stable stalwarts finally has a big-race chance.
Title Ready (USA) - Charles Fipke’s homebred Title Ready jogged on Friday morning, getting the minimal amount of exercise and staying loose before his big bout tomorrow evening.
The son of More Than Ready has impressed the media with his appearance in recent days, hinting that he may be ready to step up to Grade 1 company off his Grade 3 victory last out in New Orleans. In November, he was off the board in the Breeders’ Cup Classic over this same 2000m distance.