Al Atique Gains First Group 1 PA at Doncaster

15 September 2014, UK ~ In front of a crowd of over 30,000, AL ATIQUE (Amer x Somra) gained his first Group 1 PA victory for his owner breeder HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani. Held over a mile on Doncaster’s historic Town Moor racecourse, the £150,000 race is the most valuable in the UK…

Al Atique Claims Harwood International Stakes Gr 1

14 September 2014, UK ~ Al Atique in the colors of owner and breeder His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani beat a field of 12 rivals to land the UK’s most valuable race for purebred Arabians, the £150,000 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes at Doncaster, held on Saturday, 13 September…

Abu Dhabi Hails Support of One World, 5 Continents

13 September 2014, Abu Dhabi ~ With two hundred and twenty amateur and professional lady jockeys from 56 countries around the globe and 800 guests from the international Arabian racing industry coming to Abu Dhabi, the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival celebrates its sixth anniversary at the…

Tesk Stud Celebrates 125 Years

9 September 2014, Caucasus, Russia ~ 125 years ago, here at the foot of the Mt. Zmeyka in the Caucasus, Count Stroganov laid the foundation of Arabian horse breeding in Russia. At the end of August, Tersk hosted its 4th annual festival of Arabian horses, this year celebrating the 125 years of this most important stud. More…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Supports International Endurance Season

12 September 2014, Abu Dhabi ~ The sponsorship of International Endurance Championships was the subject of an international news conference at the opening of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX). Now the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival has stepped up to sponsor endurance events in the five continents from the…

International Speakers from Hong Kong and Australia Slated for USA Global Racing Symposium

10 September 2014, Tucson, Arizona (USA) ~ The Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) today announced its first international speakers for the upcoming Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming slated for December 8-11, 2014 at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, Arizona. “As the world of racing gets more interconnected across continents, it’s important to bring…

MS Dixie Looks at Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Cup at Los Alamitos

10 September, 2014, Los Alamitos, California ~ Fresh off her record-setting win at Los Alamitos on 7 September, MS Dixie has nominated to take on the best of Arabian racers in California in the SHEIKH ZAYED BIN SULTAN AL NAHYAN ARABIAN CUP with (estimated) $47,000 prize money on 20 September at the same venue. Other nominations for this prize include Arabian…

Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 Officially Closed

8 September 2014, Normandy, France ~ FEI President HRH Princess Haya was visibly moved as she thanked Normandy and France for two weeks of incredible sport before declaring the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 officially closed. (Leanjo de Koster/FEI). “This is the final time that I will stand before you at a World Equestrian…

MS Dixie Beats Track Record of Unchainedd Melody

8 September, 2014, Cypress, California ~ In the first weekend in five years that Arabian race horses have returned to race at Los Alamitos, the original home of Arabian racing in California, Ms Dixie set a track record. Ms Dixie (Burning Sand x Dixie Darlene by Wiking), set a new track record at 6 furlongs in Sunday’s…

Boyd Exell is Crowned World Driving Champion

7 September 2014, Normandy, France ~ Austria’s Boyd Exell kept a clear head in the exciting final obstacle driving competition of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy and scored a fabulous clear round, securing a third world championship title in a row. Chester Weber (USA) won the silver and European champion Theo…