International Stars Jet in for Opening $1m Dubai World Cup Carnival Night on 5th January 2017 Local Hero Le Bernadin Bids to Make History in Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge The 2017 Dubai World Cup Carnival gets underway at Meydan Racecourse on Thursday evening when the locally-trained Le Bernadin will bid to become the first horse to win the US$250,000 Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge R1 race twice. The Purebred Arabians get proceedings underway at 6.30pm with Group 1 action in Al Maktoum Challenge R1, while the Thoroughbreds will contest the featured Group 2 version of the race later on…