Grand Conclusion of Two-Day Italia Endurance Festival

29 July, 2014, Verona, Italy ~ Sunday, 28 July saw the three races staged on the finale of the two-day 2014 Italia Endurance Festival, organized with the collaboration of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival.  This 2014 edition welcomed over 160 horse/rider pairs from 20 countries to five races - four races on 26, 27 July,…

Junior Rider, Khalifa Ali Khalfan Al Jahouri, Wins In Verona

28 July, 2014, Verona, Italy ~ Riders from the UAE dominated for the second day running with Khalifa Ali Khalfan Al Jahouri and Mohammed Al Mazrooei winning their respective events in the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival-supported Italia Endurance Festival in Verona, Italy, to add to Saturday’s…

Italia Festival Verona Continues With Three Endurance Rides

26 July, 2014, Verona, Italy ~ Saturday’s CEIO2* HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup saw global excitement as the UAE took top Team and Individual in that race with Bahrain coming in second. Italia Festival Endurance continues with participation from 20 countries the three Sunday, 27 July races, also sponsored by HH Sheikh…

Golden Double for UAE Ladies Endurance Team in Verona

26 July, Verona, Italy ~ The UAE ladies team registered a Golden Double, winning the individual gold as well as the team gold in the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival-supported first-ever Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup, a world class ladies competition being held here…

Poulain Kossack Wins Qatar Near Wellington Cup in Belgium

25 July, 2014, Ostend ~ The 22 July race at Wellington racetrack in Belgium sponsored by Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC), the Qatar Near Wellington Cup, was a huge success. The 1,800-metre contest for four-year-old and older pure Arabians was run at Ostende, Belgium, on Monday, 21 July, and the Huub Otermans-owned and trained…

Arapahoe Park Race-Day Medication-Free Incentive Paying Dividends

22 July, 2014, Aurora, Colorado ~ One month into Arapahoe Park’s pioneering Race-Day Medication-Free Incentive, the program has produced three bonuses to be paid to trainers who have won with horses that did not compete with race-day medication. The winners have represented two of the three racing breeds at the Aurora, Colorado racetrack—Thoroughbreds and Arabians. “We’ve made the…

FEI President Honored with Prize of the City of Aachen

21 July 2014, Lausanne ~ The FEI President received the award at a special ceremony in the main arena at the Aachen CHIO in Germany on Sunday, 20 July. Presented by the City of Aachen Mayor, Marcel Philipp, the award has been given annually since 1995 to personalities who have rendered outstanding services to the CHIO…

Hurra Wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup in the Netherlands

21 July 2014 Duindigt ~ Belgian jockey KoenClijmans guided Hurra (Asad Saif x Hamiya) to a classy win for trainer Roof Dorenburg in the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup series in Duindigt, the Netherlands, on Sunday 20 July. After finishing sixth to Speed Kossack in the 14 May second Wathba…