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British Short List for 2012 World Endurance Championship ready for final competition

July 12, United Kingdom The shortlisted riders in alphabetical order are: Alice Beet  from Surrey riding Adara Sauveterre Beccy Broughton-Booker from Nottinghamshire riding Tawmarsh Muharram Emma Finnie from Abu Dhabi riding Sha Ali Tricia Hirst from Mid Wales riding Madjin des Pins Rachel Ingvaldson from Somerset riding Nazeeka Nikki Malcolm from Somerset riding Khartoum With…

USA World Endurance Championship Team

   July 12, 2012 Official News ~USA traveling team for the London WEC has been announced as well as alternates. TEAM USA – unranked Top six riders/horses—scheduled to travel John Crandell/Heraldic Becky Hart/No Repeat Valerie Kanavy/Reach for the Gold Nicki Meuten/ Not Tonight Heather Reynolds/Riverwatch Jeremy Reynolds/ A Kutt Above Alternates Ranked 7. Meg Sleeper/Syrocco…

Hungary exits bid to host FEI World Equestrian Games 2018

July 10, 2012 ~Hungary, one of five original countries confirmed as official candidates to stage the FEI World Equestrian Games™ in 2018, has withdrawn from the bidding process. The Hungarian capital Budapest had been named as one of the five 2018 bid cities earlier this month, but in a letter to FEI Secretary General Ingmar…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival brings two races to Stockholm

Press release: STOCKHOLM: The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festivals’ Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Listed) Cup and Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Championship (IFAHR) race will take place at the Taby race course in the Swedish capital on Tuesday. Details of the races were announced at a…

Sectional Timing for the Group 1 Newmarket UAE Derby

Press Release July 1, 2012, Newmarket ~Owners and trainers of runners in Friday’s Arabian Derby, The President of the UAE Cup, will be able to review Sectional Timing and Tracking data (STATS) for the first time for a major event in the Arabian racing calendar. The Group 1 race for Pure Bred Arabians forms part…

By Golly Its Hot brings heat to California race

July 5, 2012 – California ~ Congratulations to Susan Willis, owner of By Golly Its Hot, winner of the July 4 Alameda County Fair Arabian Allowance, Six F,  and runner-up, Burning Speed MKP, owned by Jim Schleimer and John Gish. Susan Willis:  “I have been following By Golly Its Hot since he started his racing career.  I…

Saturday July 7 races at Delaware Park cancelled due to extreme heat

      NEWS UPDATE FROM Wilmington, Del. , July 5, 2012 — Delaware Park cancels Saturday live racing card due to excessive heat weather forecast.  Acting upon the recommendation of Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission Chief Veterinarian Dr. John T. Peters, live racing scheduled for this Saturday, July 7, has been cancelled, due to the excessive heat forecasted for the region.…

June 30 Wolverhampton Results

June 30, UK ~Congratulations to all winners on Saturday, but particularly Martin Smith who achieved a treble on the day for owners Paul Beard with Billoube & Sert and Al Shahania Stud with Harran in the last. Joseph Cox also had his first winner aboard Franchesa’s Gold for David Lomas and we saw Annie Moyles…

AL Shahania Stud Sponsors Conditions Race at Newbury

Prize Fund: £20,000, Entries close at 12noon (GMT) on Wednesday 4 July Al Shahania Stud has once again shown support for Arabian Racing in Europe with their kind and generous sponsorship of a new international conditions race to be held at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday 14 July. This 10 furlong contest has been put on at Newbury to…

Five in bidding for 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games

June 2012, Lausanne ~ The FEI has announced that five countries are confirmed as bidders to stage the FEI World Equestrian Games™ in 2018. The five bid cities that have now taken on Official Candidate status are Rabat (MAR); Bromont (CAN); Budapest (HUN); Vienna (AUT) and Wellington (USA). The five Candidate cities all met the…

Mu’azzaz battles to win Newbury Hawthorne Hill Stakes

The Arabian Horse Organization Hawthorne Hill International Stakes Purebred Group 2 Race Newbury June 26, 2012 Time: 02:22:48, ten furlongs, turf, fillies and mares 5 lbs. Coming into the home stretch Tidarbret, clear by half a length, felt the challenge from Silvestre de Sousa on Mu’azzaz, with Aziz threatening. In the final quarter mile  the…

ARABIAN entries up for Newbury race 26th June GR 2

 Monday June 25, London ~  The Newbury racetrack is pleased to announce:   PUREBRED ARABIAN RACE –  NEWBURY RACECOURSE 26th June 2012      17.50 The Arabian Horse Organization Hawthorn Hill International Stakes (Group 2 PA) 10F THE ARABIAN HORSE ORGANIZATION has kindly sponsored this race and will present a memento to the winning Owner. An…

Son of Kesberoy, Virgule Al Maury

VIRGULE AL MAURY 1989 Chestnut French Stallion  (Kesberoy x Valse Du Cassou by Baroud II)    Background The French Arabian race sire, Virgule Al Maury, was imported into the United States in 1995, after competing successfully for 3 seasons in the UK and UAE. Virgule is a son of Kesberoy, the noted French sire, and…

El Weiron wins the SARA Grand Prix in Stockholm

        June 17, 2012, Stockholm, NR ~ In a sport as professionally orientated as racing, it’s good to see, that amateurs still have a significant role to play. Gothenburg Racecourse on the west coast of Sweden is a fine example. When the harnessed racers usurped the nearby Åby in 1975, the local…

Racing entries up for June 23 at Pleasanton California

Pleasanton – June 20, 2012 – Eight horses are entered for the California edition of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Arabian Cup for Saturday June 23. Race 3 – 2:20 PM at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton. With many special activities surrounding the 100th year celebration of the Fair, this will be the place…