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Algeria’s Apprentice Abdelkader Boulosba Qualifies for Final

Germany’s Melina Ehm became the first woman jockey to race in Algiers18 October 2017, Algiers, Algeria ~ Algeria’s Abdelkader Boulosba became the final Apprentice jockey to qualify for this year’s HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice World Apprentice Championship (IFAHR) series final which will be held in Abu Dhabi on 10 November 2017. In Monday’s leg of…

Apprentice Gutierrez Rides Kontrat de Ghazal to Victory at Tarbes

Spain’s Gutierrez on Kontrat De Ghazal wins in photo-finish15 October 2017, Pau, France ~ Spanish apprentice Alejandra Gutierrez rode to win this 1500 meter race on Kontrat De Ghazal (Dormane x Kaoe de Ghazal), a four-yr-old trained by D. Guillemin and owned by the Haras de Ghazal Earl D’Al Pices from Negrepelisse, France. Gutierrez spent…

French Success for Endurance in Capitals Challenge In Fontainbleau, France

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Sponsors Endurance in Capitals Challenge outside of Paris 16 October 2017, Paris, France ~ Arthur Desprez riding 8-year-old Verseau D’Aurabelle led a clean sweep of the French riders in the CEI Two-star 120-km HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Cup held on Saturday, 14 October 2017 in the forest of Fontainebleau…

European HARC Championship Runs Nations Cup on 30 October

10 October 2017, Belgium ~ The Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC) has announced the forthcoming European HARC Championship taking place in Ghlin, Belgium, on 30 October 2017. Run for the second year, this popular Championship will have entries from Russia, Romania, Italy, Great Britain, Sweden and for the first time, Iran, totaling 12 runners to…

Susan Meyer Announced as New Arabian Jockey Club President

Smoke to continue as Vice-President 9 October 2017, USA ~ Susan Meyer, current Vice-President of the Arabian Jockey Club (USA), has been elected by the AJC Board of Directors to the Presidency of the AJC organization, replacing outgoing Kathy Smoke, who will continue as the elected Vice-President beginning 1 January 2018. Open Letter from Kathy…

On to New York

Coffee St Regis

4 September 2017, USA Labor Day – Steve & I were staying in New York City, the real New York, as some say. We were guests of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival at the St. Regis hotel. We enjoyed the many subtle amenities, including our own pot of coffee in the morning in this most…

Qatar Arabian World Cup Entries

Al Mourtajez

1 October 2017, Chantilly Race Course, France ~ Already race day in France and the €One Million Qatar Arabian World Cup is scheduled for 15:20, right before the €5 Million Prix De l’Arc De Triomphe for Thoroughbreds. Qatar Arabian World Cup Groupe 1 PA, 2,000 Metres running clock-wise (right). 4 years and up Horse, Age, (Sire),…

UAE’s Faisal Al-Rahmani Elected IFAHR Chairman in Paris

30 September 2017, Paris, France ~ The UAE nominee Faisal Al-Rahmani has unanimously won the chairmanship of the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities, IFAHR, during the General Assembly elections held in Paris on Saturday, 30 September 2017. Faisal Al-Rahmani, a passionate owner-breeder of Purebred Arabian horses, replaces Qatari Sami Jassim Al Boenain as…

Women of the Future Sport Award Sponsored by HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival

Jockey Fuller among five shortlisted26 September 2017, London, UK ~ Briton’s Amateur Flat and National Hunt jockey, Page Fuller, 22, has been shortlisted to receive the coveted Women of the Future Sport Award sponsored by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Nominated to receive the award in…

UAE Takes Gold in Verona FEI Young Riders and Juniors Championship

UAE Silver, Spain Bronze24 September 2017, Verona, Italy ~ UAE’s teenage Saeed Al Muhairi aboard 8-year-old Rabdan was crowned world champion at the FEI Meydan World Endurance Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2017, a 120 km ride held at the scenic Parco Giardino Sigurtà in Verona, Italy, on 23 September 2017. UAE rider Ghanim…

USA Entries for 2017 FEI World Endurance Championships

The FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors at Verona, Italy22 September 2017, Valeggio sul Mincio, Verona, Italy ~ The Distance Depot/U.S. Endurance Team will compete in the 2017 FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Riders and Juniors on Saturday, 23 September. Chef d’Equipe Mark Dial will guide the team, newly sponsored for…

New Trainer, Danny Murphy for Al Ain

Danny and Scat Daddy filly

20 September 2017, Al Ain, UAE ~ Top trainer Danny Murphy, who has saddled more than 1000 winners during a distinguished career, is the latest name to set up base at Al Ain Racecourse. Irish-born Murphy will train primarily for Farook Racing, and currently has 13 horses in his care, all Thoroughbreds. “I’m very happy…

Ajman Ruler, Cabinet Minister Visit HH Sheikh Mansoor Pavillion at ADIHEX

15 September 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The 15th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition *ADIHEX welcomed His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council member of the UAE and Ruler of Ajman, and Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment. The two visited…