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…

Inaugural race of H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship in Sacramento, USA on July 19  

16 July, 2014, California, USA ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival adds another glorious chapter to its success story as it unveils yet another flat race series involving Purebred Arabian horses– the H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) with the first race in…

Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 in Normandy to be broadcast in over 200 territories worldwide

16 July, 2014, Normandy, France ~ From 23 August – 7 September 2014 television coverage of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2014 will be broadcast in more than 200 territories worldwide, conveying the drama and excitement of equestrian sport as well as the picture-postcard setting of host region Normandy to a truly global audience. Official…

Godolphin To Establish Permanent Presence In Australia

16 July, 2014 – from Godolphin News ~ Godolphin, the international racing stable founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, with 211 Group One (G1) winners since its inception in 1994, is to establish a permanent presence in Australia. Australian trainer, John O’Shea,…

Switzerland Submits Official Candidacy for the FEI Presidency

15 July 2014, Switzerland ~ The Swiss Equestrian Federation (SEF) has named Pierre E. Genecand as a candidate for the FEI presidency and submitted the official candidacy to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) today. The elections will take place in mid-December 2014 in Baku (Azerbaijan). Sixty-four-year-old insurance broker Pierre E. Genecand, a successful businessman and the…

Valiant Boy SBFAR Takes Delaware Arabian Stakes Grade 1

  14, July, 2014, Delaware Park ~ On Saturday 12 July, trainer Liz Merryman celebrated her second win with Valiant Boy SBFAR, taking the Delaware Park $50,000 Arabian Classic Handicap Grade I. (Trained by Merryman, Valiant Boy SFBAR won the President of the UAE Grade 1 Stakes on 6/14/14 at Churchill Downs). Burning Fleet set the early…