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Who Will Host FEI World Championships 2022?

26 March 2019, Lausanne (SUI) ~ A total of 20 countries on four different continents – Europe, North and South America and Asia – have submitted expressions of interest to host the FEI World Championships 2022, with representatives from over 30 different venues attending a workshop for potential host cities. Participants at the interactive workshop,…

Track Notes from $1 million Dubai Kahayla Classic (G1)

Trackwork as of Tuesday, 26 March26 March 2019, Du bai, UAE ~ $1 million Dubai Kahayla Classic (G1) sponsored by Mubadala Al Shamoos—The grey mare Al Shamoos has really settled in well at Meydan and appeared very relaxed on the dirt track on Tuesday morning. The first of the French raiders to show, she did…

2019 Dubai World Cup Likely Fields

The Dubai World Cup will go off on Saturday, 30 March 2019. Likely fields for the nine races have been posted. Fifteen are listed for the $1 Million Dubai Kahayla Classic. All are from the UAE save one from France, one based in Poland, and another from Saudi Arabia. Enlarge or download Please follow and…

BF Mughader Wins Abu Dhabi Group 1 Emirates Championship

BF Mughader

Tadhg O’Shea confirms his place in the UAE record books15 March 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Racing returned to Abu Dhabi on Friday, 15 March 2019, for its biggest meeting of the season, highlighted by the Group 1 Emirates Championship for Purebred Arabians, as well as the Group 3 Abu Dhabi Championship for Thoroughbreds. Both…

US Equestrian Announces Inaugural Endurance National Championships

Championships to be held at the 2019 North American Endurance Championship 7 March 2019, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ~ US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to announce that it will host its inaugural Endurance National Championships at the 2019 North American Endurance Championship, held from November 14-16, 2019, at the Broxton Bridge Plantation in Ehrhardt, S.C. Hosted…

AL Ain Mile Nose to Nose Finish and Won by a Nostril


1 March 2019, UAE ~ Al Ain staged the biggest race of their season, the 1600m Listed Al Ain Mile, on Friday, 1 March 2019, in the AED300,000 feature where Amwaj landed a thriller by a flared nostril to provide His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Eric Lemartinel a third consecutive winner…

AS Ajeeb Comes Through to Win HH The Ruler Of Sharjah Cup

AS Ajeeb (chestnut) wins at Meydan - file photo

O’Shea makes it 500 winners!23 February 2019, Sharjah, UAE ~ The sixth and final meeting of the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club (SERC) season on Saturday afternoon, 23 February 2019, was highlighted by HH The Ruler of Sharjah Cup, a 1700m Prestige highlight basically thrown away last year by ES Ajeeb, but 12 months later,…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Calendar for 2019

19 February 2019, Abu Dhabi,UAE ~ The calendar for the 2019 edition of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival was unveiled on Sunday with a total of 124 races scheduled in 90 countries around the globe. Addressing a press conference at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse…

AF Al Sanjanjle Wins Meydan Group 2

14 February 2019, Meydan, UAE ~ AF Al Sanjanjle (AF AL BURAQ) trained by Ernst Oertel and ridden by Tadhg O’Shea Wins G2 Mazrat Al Ruwayah 1600m by over 9 lengths at Meydan on 14 February 2019. Cheik Roque second and Mawahib third.


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Jeemi Takes Second Leg of the Al Ain Marathon

15 February 2019, Al Ain, UAE ~ Jeemi (Al Nasr (FR) x Tornade Du Loup (FR) by Tornado De Syrah) with Tadhg O’Shea in the saddle for trainer Eric Lemartinel made an excellent staying performance to win R2 Al Ain Marathon Series 4100m handicap at the Al Ain racecourse today, 15 February 2019. Balad Al Reef, second followed by Hareer Al Reef.

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Ghazwan Al Khalediah Makes Clean Win at Al Ain

On Friday, 15 February 2019, UAE ~ Ghazwan Al Khalediah (Jalood Al Khalidiah (SA) x Loubna Bouznika (MA) by Bartaba) ridden by Richard Mullen for trainer H Al Alawi wins the 1000 handicap race in time of 1:05:92. Aseyl second, AF Thobor third.


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Saudi Arabia Brings New Blood For Inaugural GCC Cup at Sharjah

Tallaab Al Khalediah

15 February 2019, UAE ~ Racing at the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club on Saturday, 16 February 2019 is highlighted by the inaugural running of an exciting new initiative, the AED200,000 The GCC Cup (Prestige). The 1700m race is restricted to horses foaled within the GCC countries—namely Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and, of…

2022 FEI World Championship Host Bid Open

"Generation Z"

Opportunity to Host Individual FEI Championship Disciplines in 2022 13 February 2019, Lausanne, Sui ~ While 2019 is set to be another busy year for international horse sport, potential bidders are already vying for the possibility of hosting FEI World Championships in 2022. The FEI has already received some exciting expressions of interest for 2022,…