Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival

Global Arabian Flat Racing

Deckers 1-2 in Belgian Wathba Stallions Cup

Supporting Arabian racing from the beginning 10 June 2017, Ghlin, Belgium ~ Owner-trainer Peter Deckers registered a brilliant 1-2 finish in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup race held at the Hippodrome de Wallonie-Ghlin in Belgium on 15 May 2017. Once again it was…

Macallan and Hurra Top Stockholm Races

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival adds exciting HH Sheikha Lateefa ponies race7 June 2017, Stockholm, Sweden ~ Macallan, one of the equine stars of Sweden, showed his class with a fantastic win in front of a record crowd converged at Gardet National Park for Sweden’s National Day. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup For several…

Festival Back at Rome’s Capannelle

Rome 2016

Three Festival-backed races Sunday3 June 2017, Rome, Italy ~ After the tremendous success of 2016 when the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival staged the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference and also made a debut with its premier flat racing events, the spotlight will once again be on…

Wrap of World Arabian Horse Racing Conference in Marrakesh, Morocco

Festival helps propel growth of Purebred Arabian racing worldwide12 May 2017, World Arabian Horse Racing Conference, May 4-6, 2017, Marrakesh, Morocco ~ On the final day of the three-day World Arabian Horse Racing Conference experts were highly optimistic that the future of Arabian Racing was bright. The panelists on the final session ‘Future of Arabian Racing’’…

Madrid to host 2018 World Arabian Horse Racing Forum

Spanish Logo with Festival

Festival to stage Sheikh Zayed Cup on Preakness Stakes day in 20187 May, 2017, Marrakesh, Morocco ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival announced a US $200,000 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup race on Preakness Stakes race meeting day in 2018 to coincide with the…

Eighth Edition of WAHRC Marrakesh, Morocco

Purebred Arabian racing fraternity members from 86 countries assemble for three-day World Arabian Horse Racing Conference4 May 2017, Marrakesh, Morocco ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s eight edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference begins in Marrakesh, Morocco on Thursday, May 4, 2017 with 86…

Belgian Bertiaux Strikes on Sha’hir in Toulouse

Khataab winning Zayed Cup

Bertiaux wins HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies race and Khataab triumphs in Sheikh Zayed Cup21 April 2017, Toulouse, France ~ The two races were held as part of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, on Friday, 21 April, in Toulouse, France. Nine started in the €35,000 Sheikh Zayed…

Toulouse to Host Global Festival Prix De Carthage Group 2

The Prix De Carthage and the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship to run on Saturday21 April, Toulouse, France ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Prix De Carthage – Hannibal) Group 2 on 21 April will mark…

Awarded Best International Photographer, UK’s Debbie Burt

Horsereporter speaks with Debbie Burt about her photography, art and future goals  8 April 2017, USA ~ Debbie, congratulations on winning the 2016 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Best Photographer Award. Could you share with us more about your creative process and your goals? HR: We know you are a sculptor, journalist, and photographer.…

Dazzling Conclusion to 30th Annual Darley Awards Weekend

Chief Steward Michelle Morgan

HH Sheikha Fatima Awards and the US Darley Awards for the Arabian racing world together in Hollywood3 April 2017, Hollywood, California, USA ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival named yet another star jockey – Chantal Sutherland- as their Ambassadress as the curtain came down on the…

Espinoza Wins on Paddys Day at Santa Anita

Paddys Day wins

Grade I, $100,000 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Award Stakes1 April 2017, Arcadia, California ~ Just when he thought he ‘had ridden them all’, it was a first time experience for Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza, thanks to the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Ezpinoza, after becoming…

Arabian Darley Award Stakes at Santa Anita 1 April

Thess Is Awesome guided by Travis Wales

Triple Crown winner Espinoza leads star jockeys in Saturday’s Grade 1 race31 March 2017, Los Angeles, California, USA ~ Saturday, 1 April, the Grade I $100,000 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Award Stakes will be run at the beautiful Santa Anita race course celebrating the return of Purebred Arabian racing to the big scene…

Paddys Day Grabs First Leg of USA Triple Jewel

Paddys Day connections

First of Triple Jewel Races Goes to Paddys Day in Houston4 March 2017, Houston, Texas, USA ~ Paddys Day again proved best of the field in the Amethyst Jewel, the first leg of the USA Triple Jewel races in the USA, sponsored by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat…

IFHRA General Assembly Held in Abu Dhabi

More members join IFHRA and Mentorship program expands 10 February 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Two new countries, Algeria and Spain, joined the ever-growing International Federation of Horse Racing Academies, IFHRA, taking the total number of members to 54. This was disclosed at the first 2017 General Assembly held in Abu Dhabi, on Friday, 10…

Al Asayl Team Double Down in Abu Dhabi

AF Ssayed

Al Asayl trio land double 22 January 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Having succeeded in an Abu Dhabi treble last week, HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, his Al Asayl-based trainer, Eric Lemartinel and UAE Champion Jockey Tadhg O’Shea, landed a double at the capital’s track on Sunday evening, 22 January. The evening’s highlight…

Al Ain Marathon 3200m Captured by Balad Al Reef

Ameer Al Sraya

13 January 2017, Al Ain, UAE ~ Racing at Al Ain Racecourse on Friday was highlighted by the second and middle round of the Al Ain Marathon Series, a 3200m handicap won in dramatic fashion by Balad Al Reef (Bibi De Carrere). Sporting the colors of Al Ajban Stables and saddled by Abdallah Al Hammadi,…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival 2017 Calendar of Events

108 events spread over 6 Continents12 January 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival unveiled the 2017 Calendar of Events with the addition of new countries hosting 108 events, both on and off the track. At a press conference held at the Eastern…