2020 Changes in British Horseracing Authority will Benefit Arabian Racing in Britain

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA), together with The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO), has today announced the further regulatory integration of Purebred Arabian (PA) racing into British racing in 2020. This is to further align the regulatory practices within PA racing with thoroughbred racing and follows approval from British racing’s Executive Committee and the BHA Board.…

Jayide Al Boraq Leads Friday Feature at Al Ain

6 December 2019, Al Ain, UAE ~ Racing at Al Ain on Friday, 5 December a seven-race card, is highlighted by a competitive 1400m handicap which will be contested by the maximum allowed field of 15, including Jayide Al Boraq, with only three runs, all at Al Ain. After winning his 1600m debut in March…

DIAR 2020 Calendar of Races

25 November 2019, UK ~ The Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) Committee and their partners are delighted to announce the dates for the DIAR European Prep Series in 2020, culminating in the flagship event at Newbury racecourse on Sunday, July 26. 17 DIAR prep races in Europe There will be 17 DIAR prep races in…

AL SHAMOOS Will Defend Her Title in Abu Dhabi Jewel Crown

23 November 2019 Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The Purebred Arabians undoubtedly take centre stage in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 24 November 2019 with the highly anticipated AED 5,000,000 (approximately $1.36 million) Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown. Topping the quality field of 14 are last years’s winner, Al Shamoos, who takes…

Newly Elected to the Board, Jean-Pierre Deroubaix Outlines IFAHR Objectives

This article reprinted from The French Purebred Arabian published by AFAC (Association Francaise de Cheval Arabe de Course) with permission. Jean-Pierre Deroubaix: “Our wish is for an international calendar which mirrors that of its English thoroughbred racing counterpart.” Paris hosted the 22nd General Assembly of IFHAR (The International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities) from…