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2012 Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic Fields Excellent Rivals

Dubai, UAE, 30 March 2012 – Ernst Oertel saddles two previous winners of the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR, the Purebred Arabian equivalent of the Dubai World Cup, with last year’s winner Seraphin Du Paon joined by 2009 winner Fryvolous. Both were well beaten over course and distance on Super Saturday though…

More tickets on sale for The World Comes To Windsor

28 March, 2012 The Diamond Jubilee Pageant is a major event marking The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in the presence of Her Majesty. The event takes place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle on the evenings of 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th May 2012. Dancers, musicians, military and equestrian displays from around the world will…

Kahayla Classic Post Postion Draws

Smart bid for Dubai Kahayla Classic Dubai, UAE, 28 March 2012 – Julian Smart has already trained the winner of the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR on two occasions with Nez D’Or in 2002 and two years ago with Jaafer. The 2,000m contest on the all-weather track is regarded as one of…

2012 Dubai World Cup Likely Fields – March 22

   March 22, Dubai ~ Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR Purebred Arabians US$250,000 Group 1 2,000m All Weather As the World Cup expectations heat up, fourteen Arabians are entered into the Dubai Kahayla Classic Purebred Arabian race. See Full entries as of March 22 here:                  …

TM Fred Texas shows Qatar he’s ready

March 14, 2012 Qatar~ It was the talented TM Fred Texas’ show at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (REC) as he captured the Losail Cup during the 37th race meeting on March 14, Wednesday. The Mohammed Hamad Al Attiya trained TM Fred Texas (Burning Sand-Queen Kong) swept past the opposition in style to come…

Dubai World Cup Post Times — 2012

World Richest Day in Horse Racing Gets out of Starting Gate at 4:30PM The 17th running of the Dubai World Cup racemeeting will feature an expanded race programme of nine events, offering a world record in total prizemoney US$27.25 million for the March 31st day of racing. The title event is sponsored by Emirates Airline…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Honors UAE Season

March 19, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE finished as the leading owner with 13 winners while Eric Lemartnel and Tadhg O’Shea with 15 winners each topped the trainer’s and jockeys’ pack respectively for the Abu Dhabi racing season 2011-12. At an impressive end-of-season party…

Animal Kingdom injury takes him out of Dubai World Cup

March 18, USA~ 2012 Kentucky Derby winner, Animal Kingdom will not compete as planned in the $10 million Dubai World Cup, according to trainer, Graham Motion. After a turf workout on Saturday, Animal Kingdom came up lame in the left hind, the same leg he injured in last year’s Belmont Stakes. Adjudged at the time to…

News On The Street – by Denise Gault

Race Street Management- A full service Bloodstock Agency     Established in 1987, Race Street Management, Inc is the Arabian industries’ oldest and most respected Bloodstock Agency, representing the finest Arabian bloodstock from the world’s most successful race programs. Denise discusses current trends and topics-on the street. NEWS ON THE STREET by Denise Gault March…

Quite A Show in Abu Dhabi

March 11, 2012 Abu Dhabi ~ Quite A Show lived up to his name at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening by winning the featured Group 1 Liwa Oasis, the 1400m feature, with Tadhg O’Shea in the saddle for his main employer His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum and trainer Doug Watson. O’Shea, who…

Sanddpiper and TM Junior Johnson win big in Houston

 March 3, 2012, Houston, Texas ~ Oman’s Fatma Al Manji on Sanddpiper won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup after TM Junior Johnson scored handily in the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup on Saturday night at the Sam…

Aziz wins Doha’s Richest race the HH Emir’s Sword

     March 1, 2012, Doha, Qatar ~ Julian Smart trained horses dominated on Saturday as he hit the 1,2,3 4 jackpot in Qatar’s richest race (QR 2,000,000 – US$ 550,000) on the final day of the 21st Qatar International Equestrian Festival (QIEF). Aziz (Amer x Aziza D’Aroco), ridden by jockey Darren Williams in the time…

Harran Storms desert to win Qatar International Trophy Race

      February 29, 2012, Doha, Qatar ~ The second race meet of  the Qatar International Equestrian Festival gave race goers a thrill as Harran (Burning Sand x Aziza D’Aroco) won  the QR 500,000 purse ($137,350), Qatar International Trophy. The 5 yr old colt from Al Shahania Stud trained by Julian Smart was ridden aggressively down the…

There’s A New Race Horse in Town

February 27 Qatar ~ Doha welcomes top competition at the Qatar International Trophy Grade 1, 1600m for 4 year olds and over. The purse of QR 500,000 ($137,500) has attracted a list of prominent runners to the February 29th card, and the addition of the recently purchased and imported top US Arabian race horse, TM Fred…

TM Fred Texas to race in Doha February 29

February 23, 2012, Doha ~ The stakes race that will go off in Doha on the last day of February will be the first race for TM Fred Texas in the Middle East. Just recently arrived from the United States, the son of Burning Sand will compete against an experienced field for the Qatar International Trophy…

Qatar celebrates 21st edition of Equestrian Festival

February 23, Doha, Qatar~ The Qatar Equestrian and Racing Club is celebrating the 21st edition of the Equestrian Festival, HH The Emir Trophies and Sword Days  from February 23 until March 1. The Festival kicks off with The Qatar International Arabian Horse Show scheduled from  February 23-25.  The International Straight Egypian Arabian Horse Show takes…