Abu Dhabi to Stage $1.35 Million Gr 1 Arabian Race on 4 December 2020

SOMOUD (FR) ridden by Richard Mullen wins the Sheihk bin Sultan Al Nayan Jewel Crown Prep, race 4, at Abu Dhabi, UAE

2 December 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ One of the richest Purebred Arabians races in the world will go off on Friday, 4 December, at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club in Abu Dhabi. The renewal of the Group 1 $1.35 million (AED 5 million) Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown will field 16…

King Abdulaziz Turf Hosts First Race of the Season on 23 January 2021

2 December 2020, Saudi Arabia ~ Preparations are fully underway for the USD$30.5m Saudi Cup day, with the turf track at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Riyadh scheduled to stage its first race of the new season on January 23, 2021. The race, held over the same 2,100m trip as the $1m Middle Distance Turf…

Regulatory Integration of Purebred Arabian with British Thoroughbred Racing in 2021

ARO and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) have announced the next steps regarding the regulatory integration of Purebred Arabian (PA) racing with British Thoroughbred racing. The intention to align the regulatory practices was first announced in December 2019. This initiated a period of further scoping work to be followed by a phased implementation by ARO…

Shadwell Arabian Stallions Handicap Stakes Concludes the ARO Season at Wolverhampton

29 November 2020, UK ~ Six runners will contest the Shadwell Arabians Stallions (0-95) Handicap Stakes to be run at Wolverhampton on Monday 30 November. The nine-and-a-half-furlong contest will be the final race in the 2020 Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) season. ARO Patron HH Sheikh Hamdan is well represented with five of the six runners,…

Uptown Sandy Girl Wins Texas Arabian Stallion Stakes Gr 3

22 November 2020, Lone Star Park, Texas ~ On 22 November 2020, Lone Star Park hosted the final two Arabian Stakes races for 2020 with Uptown Sandy Girl defending her 2019 title in the mares and fillies Gr 3. Uptown Sandy Girl and Dance With Me BW flew out of the gate together and took…

Paddys Day Proves Still the Best in Texas Arabian Stallion Stakes Gr 3

PADDYS DAY

    22 November 2020, Lone Star Park, Texas, USA ~ Paddys Day made short work of his six competitors in the 22 November, 1 mile, $30,000, Texas Arabian Stallion Stakes Gr 3 at Lone Star Park outside of Dallas, Texas. Nine-year-old mutliple champion Paddys Day made a bold start to the race and finished…