Weber rides Myrtille de Jura to Victory in Duindigt

30 September 2014, the Netherlands ~ The curtain came down on the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s events in The Netherlands with the 5th and final leg of the Wathba Stud Farm Cup series which was held 28 September at the Duindigt race course. Myrtille de Jura (Dormane…

USA Young Endurance Riders Head to Santo Domingo, Chile

29 September 2014, USA ~ Emmett Ross, Chef d’Equipe for USA Endurance, has verified that two riders will compete in the 120km CEIYJ2** endurance ride to be held in Santo Domingo, Chile on 4 October. Ross: “Yes I am taking two young riders to Chile for October 4 120 km ride. The Chilean Federation has been…

UAE Wins FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses  

29 September 2014, Slovakia ~ The FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses 2014, held in Slovakia for the first time, boasted one of the highest completion rates for a seven-year-old horse Endurance competition on a day of extraordinary sport. From a total of 44 combinations, 20 successfully finished the challenging ride, with the UAE’s Mansour…

Al Amarrad scores in Wathba Stud Farm Cup in France

28 September 2014, Bordeaux, France ~ French trainer Jean-Francois Bernard, one of the most consistent performers in the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, signed off the three-race Wathba Stud Farm Cup series in France with a win on Friday, 25 September. Bernard saddled Al Amarrad to a…

Mad Makz wins Wathba Cup (Group 3) in Sweden

28 September 2014, Sweden ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup on 25 September was the last of the three Group 3 races to be held in Scandinavia. In Sweden’s Jagersro, it was MadMakz (MAKZAN (FR) x DERMECH (TUN) that ended the big race…

Texas Lone Star Race Report

28 September 2014 ~ Congratulations Texas Racing 25 September showed off two Arabian races at Lone Star Park- Chndakasexpress (Chndaka x Grand Masquerade) won the 6 1/2 Furlong Maiden race followed in by Bee Vee Bee and Djet Propelled. Winning time was 1:29:56. RB Frynch Broad (Madjani x Frynch) won the challenge for Maiden Fillies and Mares in the…

Lazur Hess takes Delaware Arabian Juvenile Championship

28 September 2014, Delaware Park ~ Lazur Hess (Dahess x Rzoe Lute by Makzan) handily won the Arabian Junvenile Championship Stake Grade 3, the eighth race on Saturday’s (27 September) card at Delaware Park. The race was for 3 yrs+ Arabians with $20,000 Guaranteed prize money with a Starters bonus. Lazur Hess  ridden by Ricardo…

UAE Rider Takes the Lead in FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Horses

27 September 2014, Samorin, Slovakia ~ The CEI 4* FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses 2014 began with a rousing welcome to the riders from 15 countries who came together Friday in pursuit of glory at Samorin, Slovakia. The Saturday 27 September Championship, which highlights many top performing 7-year old endurance horses, has entries from Argentina, France, Estonia,…

Nahee Prevails in QREC UK Arabian Derby Group 1 PA

26 September 2014, UK ~ Held as part of Newmarket’s historic Cambridgeshire meeting, this year’s Derby was run over two furlongs shorter than its traditional distance, and for the first time on the Rowley Mile course. Arabian Racing Organisation Racing Manager Amanda Smith commented, “The race has held up well considering its proximity to major…