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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…

World Arabian Racing Conference 2012 wrap-up

     June 14, 2012, Berlin ~ The H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan World Arabian Horse Racing Conference Germany 2012 finished on the third day as panelists discussed the importance of promotion and marketing for the future of Arabian racing. It was agreed by all present that the support of Sheikh Mansoor with…

June 10 Arabian Racing at Berlin-Hoppegarten

          June 10 Hoppegarten, Berlin ~ The Berlin- Hoppegarten race course lives up to its billing as one of the most beautiful and genial race courses in Europe. The June 10 racing included 6 Thoroughbred races and two sponsored Arabian races on the Sunday card. Race goers enjoyed a beautiful day…

Lady jockey’s vie for Hoppegarten glory

Press Release June 10, 2012, Berlin ~ The fourth round of the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Listed) and the sixth leg of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak World Ladies Championship (IFAHR) races kick off at the Hoppegarten Racecourse in Berlin on Sunday afternoon. Eleven horses have been declared to battle it out to the wire in…