Pamela@horsereporter

Photographer - Journalist - Equestrian enthusiast - Editor of http:///www.horsereporter.com

RB Texas Hold Em Good Bet at Churchill Downs

8 June 2019, Lexington, Kentucky ~ Byerley Racing’s RB Texas Hold Em pulled off the 7-1 upset to win the $100,000 President of the UAE Cup (Grade I), a 1 1/16-mile event for Arabians at evening racing at Churchill Downs on Saturday, 15 June 2019. RB Texas Hold Em, a 4-year-old son of TM Fred…

Conchita D.A. Wins in a Belgian Romp

17 June 2019, Ghlin, Belgium ~ The Emirates Breeders Program IV, a 1500m race, was run at Ghlin, Belgium, on 16 June 2019, and was handily won by Conchita D.A. A conflicting race in the Netherlands detained several of the original entries which turned this race into all Belgium runners and helped to foster the…

Royal Cavalry of Oman Sweeps Royal Windsor 1,2 3

youtu.be/2BwXS2ZSz-Y

Al Sawadi Beach Maiden Stakes17 June 2019, Windsor, UK ~ Trainer Said Al Badi had a great day at Royal Windsor for the Royal Cavalry of Oman, taking home the 1,2,3 spots on 17 June 2019 at the Royal Windsor Maiden Stakes. It was well fought between the Omani entries but Zeman under Ellie Mackenzie…

El Zarka Wins Wathba Cup at Duindight

Klinkenberg scores on El Zarka17 June 2019, Wassenaar, The Netherlands ~ On Sunday, 16 June 2019, El Zarka D.A won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup 1 race held at the Duindigt racecourse in The Netherlands. El Zarka D.A was driven to a smart…

Mawarid wins Wathba Stallions Cup

9 June 2019, Chelmsford City, UK ~ It was a memorable day for Isaac Buncle who rode Mawarid to win the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup race held at the Chelmsford City racecourse in the UK on Saturday, 8 June 2019. Mawarid chased the…

Al Mounteze Monlau Triumphs in Zayed Cup in Stockholm

8 June 2019, Stockholm, Sweden ~ Al Mounteze Monlau under Elione Chaves won the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Listed Cup while Ulrika Holmquist brought smiles to the large band of home fans at the Gardet Park in Stockholm winning the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship on Thursday, 6 June 2019.…

Meet California Trainer, Terri Eaton

Racing horses came naturally to Terri Eaton. She remembers her first job at age 11, galloping horses for Arabian horse racing pioneers Lucas Arabians, then racing in Nevada and California with Hazel Lucas. As a teenager, she was already traveling with Bob Raine and Hazel Lucas promoting Arabians on the Fair Circuit in the Western…

Beune De l’Ardus Speeds to Win in Waregem

Beune de l'Ardus

Hungarian apprentice rider Vivien Mocsinka wins HH Sheikha Fatima bin Mubarak Apprentice race4 June 2019, Waregem Hippodrome, Belgium ~ Seven apprentice riders from many points in Europe gathered in Waregem for the 2019 edition of the HH Sheikha Fatima bin Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFHRA) on 2 June. The race of 2120m was fought out…

Arabian Racing Takes the Stage in Belgium

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak race in Belgium 1 June 2019, Waregem, Belgium ~ The Hippodrome Waregem will play host to the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship race on Sunday, 2 June 2019. Seven Apprentice jockeys from around the world will vie in Sunday’s race for a spot in the 24 November…

Arabian Racing Organization Race Closing Dates

EARLY CLOSING RACES – PLEASE NOTE BHA EQUINE INFLUENZA PROTOCOLS WILL BE IN PLACE FOR ALL INTERNATIONAL RUNNERS BHA Equine Influenza Protocol: DIAR at Newbury Racecourse, Sunday 28th July 2019 Early Closing: 18th June 2019, 12 noon (BST) – Supplementary Entries Close: 18th July, 12 noon (BST) – Declarations Close: 24th July, 11am (BST) DIAR…

Arabian Racing Takes Top Form in Sao Paulo Brazil

File photo Brazil 2015

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival hosts two races in Brazil24 May, 2019, Sao Paulo, Brazil ~ HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival will be organizing two races at the Hippodrome of Cidade Jardim in Sao Paulo on Saturday, 25 May, 2019. Organised under the Festival’s banner by the Jockey…

Macallan Wins Wathba Stallions Cup in Sweden

9 May 2019, Jagersro, Sweden ~ Martin Rodrigues on Macallan ran a well-judged race to win as the Wathba Stallions Cup Group 3 race opened Sweden’s 2019 racing calendar on 8 May 2019 for Purebred Arabian horses at the Jagersro track. Nine went to post in the 1730-metre contest on the dirt tracks for this…

Ingmar De Vos Elected to ASOIF Council

The ASOIF Council is responsible for preparing and conducting the General Assembly as well as implementing its decisions8 May 2019, Australia ~ Ingmar De Vos, President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), was today elected to the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) Council at its General Assembly held during the SportAccord World Sport…

Champion Jockey Tadhg O’Shea – Always Looking Ahead

Mizzna and O'Shea 2008 photo: Pamela

The team of jockey Tadgh O’Shea, trainer Ernst Oertel, and owner/breeder Khalid Al Nabooda were a winning force in the 2018/2019 UAE race season, with a grand finale of picking off the 2019 Kahayla Classic win with AF Maher, a home-bred from Nabooda’s UAE stud farm. In the process, all three were awarded the UAE…

Listening to the Horses

Ernst Oertel photo: Nils Rosenkjaar

17 April 2019, UAE ~ Ernst Oertel is fresh off his winner circle triumphs for the 2018-2019 UAE racing season. Dedicated, determined and goal oriented, this year it all came together for Oertel as he won the ultimate Arabian race, the coveted $1million Dubai Kahayla Classic, the opener for the World Cup, and achieved Champion…

Madjani (2000-2019)

Shadwell is sad to announce the death of one of its most respected Arabian stallions, MADJANI  15 April 2019 ~ The son of TIDJANI was bred in France from a very successful family with Tunisian roots that has produced many successful racehorses, such as AL JAKBAR, TORNADOR, NOUR THABET and AL SAKBA. MADJANI started his…

Watch Live FEI Sports Forum 15 April

Ingmar De Vos FEI Secretary General FEI Sports Forum 2015

FEI Sports Forum 2019 live and on-demand14 April 2019, Lausanne (SUI), The eighth edition of the FEI Sports Forum 2019, which will be held at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne (SUI) on 15 and 16 April, will be live–streamed on fei.org. Day 1 – will begin with a session dedicated to…

RB Money To Burn Runs Away with Al Ain Sprint

Kenza Al Mels

11 April 2019, Al Ain, UAE ~ Al Ain staged its final fixture of the campaign, the penultimate meeting of the UAE season, on Thursday 11 April 2019 where the featured Al Ain Sprint was won imperiously by RB Money To Burn, defending her unbeaten record in the style of the exciting filly. Well away…

Raising Racing Arabians in the UAE Desert   

Tadhg O'Shea accepts congratulations after DKC win '19

Adversity Leads to Ingenuity for Khalid Al Nabooda  A desire to breed winning Arabian race horses in his UAE desert home came with many difficulties for United Arab Emirates businessman, Khalid Al Nabooda. With persistence, the issues became challenges, not obstacles, and Al Nabooda has established a winning reputation and is happy to share the…

RB Grenayde Wins in Al Ain

RB Grenayde

4 April 2019, Al Ain, UAE ~ Racing at Al Ain on Thursday, 4 April 2019, was capped with the 1800m handicap, giving RB Grynade another chance to shine. After AF Al Baher looked the likely winner when hitting the front 300m out, they had no answer to the late challenge of RB Grynade (Burning…