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He swept through in the final 100 yards to win by an ever-widening margin from the brave Brass Hat.
It looked as though Brass Hat and Wilko would battle it out at the two-furlong point but Electrocutionist was hitting top gear and began to power down the middle of the track.
However, Brass Hat has other strong contenders to battle and it is anybody's race on Saturday.
Among the Americans in the race were Donn Handicap winner Brass Hat, 2004 Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Wilko and Japanese flag bearer Kane Hekili.
Suffolk Downs: Brass Hat held off favored Fairbanks by three-quarters of a length to win the $500,000 Massachusetts Handicap at Suffolk Downs.
Fast-improving Magna Graduate trained by shrewdie Todd Pletcher, a four-year-old who flopped in the slop last time behind Brass Hat will have his followers.
Bin Surour has won the Dubai World Cup five times, but not since Electrocutionist triumphed over Wilco (disqualified) and Brass Hat in 2006.
He is by far the best European performer by the 1989 Breeders' Cup Turf winner Prized, a son of Kris S who is best known in the US as the sire of the 2006 Grade 1 Donn Handicap hero Brass Hat.
After being in Opposition and accusing Labour of the same offence, the new regime is seeking a tame brass hat by promoting one of its own.
Then, in October 1941, "some brass hat moved a little flag on a huge table-map" and he was on a troop ship to Singapore ( arriving just in time to see the RAF leaving, as the Japanese invaded.
However, the champion jock galvanised the 5-4 jolly off the final bend and came with a long late rattle to catch Brass Hat and Wilko.
Choctaw Nation (Victor Espinoza), Super Frolic (Corey Nakatani) and Wilko (Garrett Gomez) join fellow American horses Brass Hat (Willie Martinez) and Magna Graduate (John Velazquez) in taking on Europe-based favorite Electrocutionist (Frankie Dettori) in the 1 1/4-mile race at Nad al Sheba.
Japanese raider Kane Hekili is the joint 5-1 second favourite along with the leading American contender Brass Hat.
It is a huge prize in its own right, but has also become America's main prep race for the Dubai World Cup: Cigar (1996), Captain Steve (2001) and Invasor (2007) went on to take the world's richest race after scoring at Gulfstream, while Medaglia D'Oro and Brass Hat finished second in the World Cup.
With 800 metres left, Electrocutionist was still way out, stuck somewhere in the middle of the group, lengths off Magna Graduate and Wilko, who were hot on the heels of the Donn Handicap champion, Brass Hat.