Team USA Prepares to Compete at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy

 22 August, 2014, LEXINGTON, Kentucky ~ The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy, France, commence tomorrow, Saturday, 23 August. National Federations from 74 nations will participate, making it a record-breaking edition of the Games in terms of global participation. Alltech, headquartered in Kentucky and the title sponsor of the event, offers its best wishes…

French raiders dominate UK Arabian Derby entries

21 August, 2014, UK ~ French raiders dominate the 10 initial entries received for the UK Arabian Derby at Newmarket Racecourse on Thursday, 25 September, sponsored for the first time by Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club. The race’s most successful trainer with a quintet of victories is French handler Jean Francois Bernard, who this year…

Athlete Del Sole Steals Win in Sheikh Zayed Cup in Belgium

19 August, 2014, Ostend, Belgium ~ Sheimah Qardabiyah made a great run under Spanish amateur lady jockey Lucia Gelabert Bautista to land the 12th round of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) at the Ostend racecourse in Belgium on 18 August. The four-year-old French-bred Dahess filly broke nicely to lead and held on courageously…

MS Dennie MHF wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup in Ferndale Meet

19 August, 2014, Ferndale, California ~ On Saturday 16 August, the Wathba Racing Series continued at the Humboldt County Fair in Ferndale, California. The race was carded as the third on a record-setting day as attendance reached the ultimate of 6,277 bringing along a 27% increase in on-track handle. The previous attendance record was 4,265 for the same day. The…

Two Stakes Wins in Two Days for Ms Dixie and Arapahoe Park

17 August 2014, Aurora, Colorado ~ Ms Dixie (Burning Sand x Dixie Darlene by Wiking) accomplished something that no horse ever has at Arapahoe Park by winning two stakes races in two days at the Aurora, Colorado, track.  On Saturday, the filly cruised to a 10-length victory in the COBRA Distaff Sponsored by Soaring Eagle Ranch, and on Sunday, she…

Qatar Holds Strong Hand for UK Doncaster Showpiece

14 August, 2014, UK ~ Qatari owners are represented by seven of the 18 initial entries made for the £150,000 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes (Group 1 PA), the UK’s highest value race for Pure Bred Arabians, which takes place at Doncaster on Saturday, 13 September. Julian Smart, whose racing year is…