Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival

Global Arabian Flat Racing

Ten Students Approved for IFHRA Scholarship Fund

HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Lara Sawaya

25 March 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Three additional students have been selected to benefit from the Racing Scholarship Fund (RSF) created by the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) Mentorship Program, which comes under the umbrella of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Purebred Arabian Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival.…

Trainer Torrez Looks Strong for Houston Racing

Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Grade 1 Starts US Festival Racing2 March 2018, Houston, Texas, USA ~ Texas-based trainer Ernesto Torrez is strongly represented by a trio of horses in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup 100 Years…

IFHRA Approves 2018 Scholarship Fund Awards

Veronika Aske Norway

Seven students to receive the Racing Scholarship Fund (RSF)11 February 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) has approved seven students to receive the Racing Scholarship Fund (RSF) during the year 2018. The program is aimed to boost young professionals from the equestrian fraternity. The list was finalised at…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Announces 2018 Festival Calendar

Press Conference, Eastern Mangroves Hotel

100 races, events in 90 countries for 2018 7 February 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Announced as part of the 2018 HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Festival, the prestigious 160-km HH The President of the UAE Endurance Cup ride will be held on Saturday, 10 February, and the Group One HH President Cup flat race…

Treble for Mullen, Seemar, Lemartinel at Al Ain

Nizora

 27 January 2018, Al Ain, UAE ~ Champion Jockey Richard Mullen, was the man to follow at Al Ain on Saturday evening riding a treble, including landing the featured 1000m handicap, the final race of seven, on Extra Hope. Sporting the colors of Ali Haddad, Mullen was content to take a lead from Joori until…

Ireland’s McCutcheon, Sweden’s Dalbark Win in Oman

Dalbark

2018 HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s international campaign begins20 January 2018, Muscat, Oman ~ Ireland’s Evanna McCutcheon and Sweden’s Andreas Tapia Dalbark emerged as winners of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Horse Flat Racing Festival’s international openers for the year 2018 at the Al Rahba race course in the Wilayat of Barka…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Begins 2018 in Oman

2018 Festival racing begins on Friday18 January 2018, Muscat, Oman ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Horse Flat Racing Festival’s international calendar kicks off on 19 January 2018 at the at Al Rahba race course in the Wilayat of Barka in Oman with two of its races being part of the…

Trainer Saleha Gets First Win with La Yfootkum

Racing Abu Dhabi

Wathba Stallions Cup in Abu Dhabi15 January 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The New Year seems have started on a perfect note for UAE lady trainer Saleha Ahmed Al Ghurair. It was in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup For Private Owners Only race…

Festival Supports British Sport Awards for Women

Women of the Future Sport Awards

16 November 2017, UK ~ The 12th annual Women of the Future Awards took place at London’s Hilton Park Lane Hotel on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 and yielded a record number of nominations from a vast spectrum of careers and professions across 14 categories. The Sport Award, for the second consecutive year sponsored by HH…

Muraaqib Wins Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown

Takes prize money for the World’s Richest Arabian Race in Abu Dhabi Friday, 10 November 2017 ~ The world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian contest, the €1.2million Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown 1600m was the Abu Dhabi highlight on Friday evening, 10 November 2017 and it was awarded to Muraaqib, owned…

IFHRA Mentorship Program Promotes Professionals in Racing

17 students finish programs in different countries4 November 2017, Abu Dhabi ~ The International Federation of Horse Racing Academies, (IFHRA) Mentorship Program had a successful year in 2017 with 18 students taking advantage of the opportunity to make use of the Racing Scholarship Fund (RSF) to learn about racing in other countries. Of the 18…

Cheik Roque Will Compete at Abu Dhabi Jewel Crown

31 October 2017, UK ~ Cheik Roque, trained by Phil Collington in Newmarket, UK, for Athbah Stud, will head to the HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (Gr1 PA). With a prize fund of €1.2 million Euros, it is the world’s richest Arabian horse race and will be run on Friday, 10…

Algeria’s Apprentice Abdelkader Boulosba Qualifies for Final

Germany’s Melina Ehm became the first woman jockey to race in Algiers18 October 2017, Algiers, Algeria ~ Algeria’s Abdelkader Boulosba became the final Apprentice jockey to qualify for this year’s HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice World Apprentice Championship (IFAHR) series final which will be held in Abu Dhabi on 10 November 2017. In Monday’s leg of…

UAE’s Faisal Al-Rahmani Elected IFAHR Chairman in Paris

30 September 2017, Paris, France ~ The UAE nominee Faisal Al-Rahmani has unanimously won the chairmanship of the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities, IFAHR, during the General Assembly elections held in Paris on Saturday, 30 September 2017. Faisal Al-Rahmani, a passionate owner-breeder of Purebred Arabian horses, replaces Qatari Sami Jassim Al Boenain as…

Shahm wins Prix Nedjari-Wathba Stallions Cup

Shamah

Mahabb son scores another success for HH Sheikh Mansoor in France26 September 2017, Bordeaux, France ~ Shahm, owned by Yas Horse Racing Management, the racing arm of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, won the Prix Nedjari-Wathba Stallions Cup at the Bordeaux-Le Bouscat in France on Tuesday, 26 September 2017. The 4-year-old Mahabb son…

Djehlbi Wins Wathba Stallions Cup in Warwick, Australia

winner DJehlbi

18 September 2017, Warwick, Queensland ~ Djehlbi, one of Australia’s top Purebred Arabian horses, once again showed his mettle when he made a winning comeback in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup at the Warwick race track in Queensland on the Saturday, 16 September…

Paddys Day Wins All in Sheikh Zayed Triple Jewel

Arabian horses debut at Monmouth Park4 September 2017, Oceanport, New Jersey, USA ~ Two-time Darley Awarded Arabian Horse of the Year, Paddys Day took the third and final leg of the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup US Triple Jewel and wrapped up the bonus of $150,000 in the process for highest series points.…

Monmouth Park Diamond Jewel Entries

Julie Krone

Grade 1 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nayhan Cup Diamond Jewel2 September 2017, USA ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival brings two exciting live Arabian races, the Grade 1 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nayhan Cup and the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship…

Russia’s Ivanov Tastes Victory in Tatarstan

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice race in Kazan, Tatarstan31 August 2017, Kazan, Tatarstan ~ Russia’s Andrey Ivanov rode the three-year-old bay mare Batenisa to victory in the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship race at Kazan International racecourse in Tatarstan on Wednesday, 30 August 2017. The race, which is part of the…