(Takeru / Coady Photography)

(Jesus Team / Coady Photography)

Editor’s Note:

Here is a sample of some of the most magnificent photos and horses that were on the track preparing for Saturday’s Dubai World Cup and other major Stakes events. The setting is beautiful. The horses are magnificent. And, the photos? Breath-taking.

Here’s the looks from the team of Coady Photography — the best in the racing business — including some close-ups of Cowan and Jesus Team: