International Thoroughbred Consultants Adds to the Team

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30 June 2015, France ~ Jean-Pierre de Gasté, Izeta Selimanjin and all of the ITC team are pleased to announce that as of 1st of June, Alexandra Saint Martin joined the team in her role as bloodstock consultant. A Political Science graduate from Toulouse who also has a Master 2 degree in Marketing, Management and Communication,…

O’Shea and O’Neill Shine for Ireland in The Netherlands

29 June 2015, The Netherlands ~ Four-time UAE jockey’s champion Tadhg O’Shea sizzled on the Duindigt racecourse in The Hague in as he registered a double while Lisa O’Neill chipped in for Ireland with her win in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival races held on Sunday, 28 June.…

FEI Tribunal and CAS decisions in Endurance Competitions

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23 June 2015, Lausanne (SUI), From the Press Office of the FEI ~ The FEI Tribunal and Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued its Final Decision in the case involving Nasser Khalifa N.J Al Thani (QAT) and the horse Brookleigh Caspar at the one-star Endurance competition at Mesaieed in Doha (QAT) on 11 April 2014, following…

Newbury to Host Third in DIAR Race Series

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23 June 2015, UK ~ Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury Racecourse, 26th July International Stakes at Newbury on Thursday, 25 June marks the third in the series of UK DIAR warm up/prep races. Preview of the day’s racing by Gary Capewell: A fascinating contest, with the likely front three in the market all holding…

Paddys Day Leads the Field in Arapahoe Park COBRA Sprint

22 June 2015, Aurora, Colorado ~ When Paddys Day took the lead in Sunday’s Jerry Partin COBRA Sprint Sponsored by Quarter Moon Ranch at Arapahoe Park, he also took the baton of Arabian racing in Colorado. The 4-year-old rising star ridden by Kelsi Purcell won the all-star Arabian showdown that also included champion mare Ms…

Results Open Austrian & Open Lower Austrian Championships 2015

21 June 2015, Austria ~ The Austrian and Lower Austrian Championship official Show Titles have been sponsored by the Austrian Equestrian Federation since 1998. In 2010 these Championships added the Open Austrian Championships (OACh) and the Open Lower Austrian Championships (OLACh) – open for all countries who are FEI & ECAHO members. The 2015 Championships from…

FEI Appoints Göran Akerström as FEI Veterinary Director

18 June 2015, Lausanne (SUI) ~ FEI appoints new Veterinary Director, Göran Akerström (SWE).  Akerström will take up the post at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI) on 1 September 2015. Akerström comes from the Swedish Trotting Association, where he was Chief Veterinary Officer for five years. He has also been Head of the Equine Welfare department…

Duindigt Race Course Applauds Success of DIAR Series

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18 June, 2015, Holland ~ On  14 June, Duindigt Race course hosted its first races in the DIAR series sponsored by Dubai International Arabian Races under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum A swinging band playing live music, gorgeous flower arrangements, a well-known hat designer showing her newest designs, an…

HRH Princess Haya honoured with 2015 Longines Ladies Award

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16 June 2015, Lausanne (SUI) ~ Global horse sport industry leaders gathered on the eve of Royal Ascot in the historic Great Hall for the Longines Ladies Award, which celebrates the achievements of women who have consistently succeeded at the highest level within the horse world. Princess Haya was honoured as the sole recipient of the…

DIAR Flagship Day at Newbury Promises Excellent Runners

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11 June 2015, UK ~ The Sunday, 26 July Dubai International Arabian Races flagship day at Newbury is showing a renewed vigour for the fixture with increased entries. The feature race, the Shadwell Dubai International Stakes (Gr.1 PA) and the Fillies equivalent, the Dubai Duty Free Hatta International (Gr.1 PA), both maintain their strength from previous years…

Tribute to JEAN-FRANÇOIS BERNARD

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11 June 2015, France ~ Jean-François Bernard passed away on Wednesday 27th May. The La Teste-de Buch-based trainer won many of the most prestigious races for Purebred Arabians. Numerous Group winners stand out during his career: Dahor de Brugère, Al Mamun Monlau, Josco du Cayrou, Farh, Loraa, Djet Taouy, Kiss de Ghazal, Miesque de l’Ardus, Quesche du Paon,…