Grade 3, Texas Arabian Oaks & Derby Sunday at Lone Star Park

Trainer Jerenesto Torrez is always one to watch in the Arabian races. His charges win a large percentage them, and you can almost count on a win from his stable in the Grade 3, $30,000 Texas Arabian Derby at a mile and a sixteenth this Sunday. Torrez trains three of the five starters including Rosebrook…

Maazoonah Wins WathbaStallions.com Handicap Stakes

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17 September 2020 – UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) was delighted for ARO Patron, HH Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum who had his first success of the UK Arabian racing season when Mazyoonah won the Wathbastallions.com (0-75) Handicap Stakes at Wolverhampton on 14 September 2020. Trained by James Owen and ridden by Jack Mitchell,…

Fire, Smoke and Horses – Advice from UC Davis

15 September 2020, From the University of Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis, California ~ In this time when fires are raging over the West, especially in California, it is important to understand the effect of smoke inhalation on our animals. Severe fires throughout California in recent years have exposed humans and animals to unhealthy…

Riders From 16 Countries Compete in Virtual Windsor’s Autumn Series

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15 September 2020, Windsor, UK ~ The Virtual Windsor Autumn Series has received over 1,200 entries, with participants competing from 16 countries around the world. The September edition of the first-of-its-kind virtual show series — which runs entirely via a live-stream composed of video competitions, photographs and calls — will take place from 25-27 September…

Digital Passport Solution Proposed for European Horse Movement

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14 September 2020, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The International Sport Horse Confederation (IHSC) Taskforce for Brexit and European Union (EU) Animal Health Law has formulated a digital passport solution to ensure the efficient cross-border movement of sport, racing and breeding horses from 2021. The proposed solution would allow for the free movement of horses between Great…

Hattal Wins Arabian Derby Double in UAE President Cup Gr1

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12 September 2020, UK ~ Hattal became the fourth consecutive colt to follow up his French Derby win in the UAE President Cup (UK Arabian Derby) run at Doncaster on St Leger day today, 12 September. Trained by Xavier Thomas-Demeaulte for owner-breeders YAS Horse Racing Management, the four-year-old son of Mahabb coasted into victory to…

Quick Sand AA Posts Win in Delaware Arabian Classic Handicap Gr 1

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9 September 2020, Delaware Park, USA ~ Quick Sand AA (Burning Sand x Triumphs Silkie) under Carol Cedeno gained traction down the stretch to overcome leader Uptown Cruise Director under Angel Suarez to win the Delaware Arabian Classic Handicap Gr 1 on 7 September. Third in was Colors in Motion with jockey Kirsten Swan. The…

French Arabian Derby Winner Heads Up Entries for UAE President Cup

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7 September 2020, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) today published ten entries for the UAE President Cup (UK Arabian Derby) which will be held on Doncaster St Leger Day, Saturday, 12 September. They are headed by the French trained challenger Hattal, winner of the French Arabian Derby earlier this year. Should he be…

Dance With Me BW Gives Gutsy Performance to Win Gr 1 at Delaware

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On September 5, Dance With Me BW directed by Raul Mena held the lead against Uptown Sandy Girl under Jose Garcia down the stretch while Iridesse under Keiber Coa rushed from the outside to make a photo finish, capturing second by a nose. Uptown Sandy Girl finished third. This wining five-year-old by Grilla out of…