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Sharesa and O’Shea Score at Newbury DIAR Prep

12 July 2018 – DIAR at Newbury, 29th July International Stakes ~ The last of the Dubai International Arabian Races prep races took place at Newbury Racecourse on Thursday, 12 July in the 29th July International Stakes with a 1mile 2f race for four-year-olds and upwards. This race concluded a tremendous campaign that beganin Italy…

Breeders Cup Elects Board Members

Breeders’ Cup re-elects four board members, three new ones 11 July 2018, USA ~ Voting members of the Breeders’ Cup have re-elected four board members and selected three new board members, the Breeders’ Cup said Thursday. The re-elected directors were Barbara Banke, the owner of Stonestreet Stables; William S. Farish of his family’s Lane’s End…

Lightning Bolt Strikes In Holland DIAR Series

Lightning Bolt (chestnut) winning 2016 UAE Pres Cup - file photo

9 July 2018, Duindigt, Holland ~ The final races of the 2018 Dubai International Arabian Races European series took place at Duindigt, Holland, on Sunday, 8 July 2018. Three Arabian races, including two Listed PA races, attracted a total of twenty-nine runners, trained in seven different countries: Holland, Belgium, France, Germany, Sweden, Great-Britain and Poland.…

Mackenzie Wins DIAR Pres With Ensiab

7 July 2018, Newbury, UK ~ It was 1-2-3 for the three year old fillies in the winner’s enclosure following the fiercely contested Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury, UK, on 5 July 2018, for the 7 Furlong race entitled 29th July International Stakes. Video Even as debutantes Ensiab (Kerbella x Parsa) under Ellie Mackenzie…

Ameer Al Arab wins Romanian Opener

Ameer Al Arab became the first winner of an international Purebred Arabian race in Romania1 July 2018, Ploiești, Romania ~ Ameer Al Arab, the 5-year-old son of Nizam, under jockey Atanasov Valentin, won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup at the Hipodromul Ploiesti on…

Romania Hosts Wathba Stallion Cup

Bucharest will stage the 2019 World Arabian Horse Racing Forum (WAHRF)30 June 2018, Ploiești, Romania ~ Romania is the latest country to play host to the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup at the Hipodromul Ploiesti on Sunday, 1July 2018. Ploiești is a city and…

Sara Vermeersch Takes the Win On Home Turf in Belgium

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup in Belgium26 June 2018, Ghlin, Belgium ~ Belgium’s Sara Vermeersch was again in the winning circle, this time on home turf in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup at the Hippodrome de Wallonie in Ghlin, Belgium, on…

Sand Victor Opens With Win at Pleasanton

Sand Victor wins in Pleasanton 2016

18 June 2018, Pleasanton, California ~ As Arabians once again take center stage in California racing, Sand Victor showed his talent by winning the first Arabian race of the season at Oak Tree at Pleasanton, California on Sunday, 17 June, 2018. In a race for 3 yr-olds and up of five furlongs, Sand Victor (Burning…

Royal Cavalry of Oman Race Day at Wolverhampton

ARO Race Entries

Fresh entries for ARO’s trip to the midlands on Sunday, 10 June, 20181 June 2018, UK ~ Wolverhampton fields are ready for the 10 June 2018 race, with uniquely named races among the seven and some top runners in the fourth full-Arabian fixture, kindly sponsored by the Royal Cavalry of Oman.   In a touching…

Macallan Scores For Second Year in Sheikh Zayed Cup

Sweden’s National Day at Gardet Park 7 June 2018, Stockholm, Sweden ~ Over 50,000 horse racing fans and Swedish citizens marking Sweden’s National Day at the Gardet Park were served a fine display of racing by the Purebred Arabian horses as the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival…

Cre Run Arabians Winning Ways

4 June 2018, USA ~ The start of racing at Delaware Park at the end of May brought two quick wins for Cre Run Farm. FiftyShadess of Bay 2013 (Dahess x DonnatellAA by Genuine Monarch) with Keiber Coa in the saddle finished a length ahead of Miss Paradise under Robert Paz followed by third in…

Zells Zenyatta wins Wathba Stallions Cup in Brazil

Zells Zenyatta

4 June 2018, Sao Paulo, Brazil ~ Zells Zenyatta stayed true to the favorite’s tag in winning the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Grande Premio Wathba Stallions (Group 3) in the Year of Zayed race in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The imported Zells Zenyatta, trained by AGS Correa…

Deryan Wins Maiden in Toulouse, France

Deryam winning in Toulouse

2 June, Toulouse, France ~ Toulouse, France again had top racing on Friday, 1 June 2018, where Deryan in the able hands of Alexandre Gavilan, tasted success in the Prix Norniz, a 1600 metre race for maidens. Deryan, a three-year-old colt by Mahabb out of Haboob, made it a sweet victory for HH Sheikh Mansoor’s…

Premier Handicap Arabian Racing at Doncaster

Classy field for Premier Handicap Arabian racing at Doncaster Racecourse Saturday, 2 June 2018 31 May 2018, Doncaster, UK ~ The 11 runner field looks like a competitive renewal and includes the 2017 winner Saleemah trained by Philip Collington, one of three HH Sheikh Hamdan horses in the trainers care that can do no wrong…

Arabian Stallion *Empress+ Now a Breyer Model

Arabians can excel in many disciplines31 May 2018, Canada ~ *Empres++++// has been immortalized as a Breyer Model released this month, and he’s been invited as a guest horse to BreyerFest in July, 2018. A HARC nominated stallion, Empress was born in 1995 at Michalow State Stud in Poland. After racing in Poland as a…

Haras de Thouars – a Breeding Farm of Distinction

Pastured mares and babies

The farm was pulsing with activity28 May 2018, Haras De Thouars, France ~ Recently we had the opportunity to visit one of the premier Arabian stud farms in France, the Haras de Thouars. Located north of Agen, about 115 kilometers north from Toulouse in the south of France, the Haras claims 130 hectares (321+ acres)…