World Equestrian Events

Abu Dhabi Racing Opens with Renewed Rivalry

3 November 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Racing returned to the UAE capital on Saturday, 3 November 2018 with a six race card on the turf at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, highlighted by the 1600m Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Day Cup Prep which was won by Darius Du Paon. Darius Du Paon…

Peslier Jockey Blood Continues Success With Megane Peslier

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26 October 2018, Toulouse, France ~ Rijm, under Julian Auge, won the Sheikh Zayed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge Group 1 in Toulouse, France, on Wednesday, 24 October 2018. Group 1 Sheikh Zayed Cup – French Arabian Breeders Classic Rijm, guided by Julian Auge, and Al Mouwaffak under Jean-Bernard Eyquem (both by…

Arabian Racing at the Top ~ Paris in the Fall

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On the days of 6 and 7 October 2018, the newly renovated ParisLongchamps hosted the grandest weekend in the French racing calendar, the exciting Prix de l’Arc weekend with the centerpiece race, the €5 000 000 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday, 7 October. Watched by 45,000 spectators, the feature race for Arabians,…

Fazza Al Khalediah Wins Qatar Arabian World Cup Group 1PA

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Bred in France, trained in Poland, Italian rider7 October 2018, Paris Longchamp – Number 15, FAZZA AL KHALEDIAH pulled from the pack with 300 metres to go, advancing in perfect timing under jockey Pierantonio Convertino to win the 2000m Qatar Arabian World Cup on 7 October 2018, at the Paris Longchamp racecourse. The four-year-old by…

Nevour Say Never Launches to Front to Win Fresno Allowance

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“She has done everything we’ve asked of her….”6 October 2018, Fresno, California, USA – In a controlled run, Nevour Say Never guided by jockey Francisco Monroy inhaled the competition to win the 6 Furlong Fresno, California, race on 5 October 2018. RU Mystified and Desert Dew looked strong around the bend until Never Say Never…

AHS Centenary Marathon at Rowley Mile on 7 October 2018

The Arab Horse Society Marks Centenary of 1918 – 2018The Arab Horse Society Centenary Marathon will take place on Sunday, 7 October 2018, over the historic Rowley Mile course in Newmarket, UK, courtesy of The Jockey Club and the Arab Horse Society of Great Britain. The Royal Studs of Bahrain are kindly sponsoring the race…

Racing Festival Grabs Attention at ADIHEX

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Festival’s innovative stand proves huge attraction 26 September, 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The 16th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) opened in the capital city of Abu Dhabi, UAE, at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center (ADNEC) on Tuesday, 25 September 2018, and immediately began to entrance guests and patrons.…

Sheikh Mansoor Festival Supports Equestrian Hall at ADIHEX

24 September 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The 16th edition of the annual Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition, ADIHEX, will be held from 25-29 September 2018, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman…

Heavy Rains Force Rescheduling at FEI World Equestrian Games

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Important update on rescheduling of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 weekend timetable14 September 2018, Tryon, North Carolina, USA 9 pm (EST) ~ The latest weather forecast from the National Weather Service, which has an onsite weather station here at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), shows heavy rain starting on Saturday evening through…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival to Stage Three Races in Italy

Races to be run on Saturday 15 September at L’Chilivani racecourse 14 September 2018, Ozieri, Italy – The L’Chilivani racecourse located in the hamlet of Chilivani in the municipality of Ozieri, Italy, will host three races under the umbrella of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on…

Walker Snatches Victory on Insignia at Lingfield Meet

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6 September 2018, Lingfield Park, UK ~ It was the first time back at Lingfield Park racecourse for the Arabian Racing Organisation for some time and ARO were met with a very warm reception from everyone at this lovely Surrey track. The race result was something of a family affair for reigning champion trainer James…

Ireland’s Walsh strikes on Akoya for Trainer Van den Bos

HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice race in Copenhagen3 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark ~ Ireland’s Apprentice jockey Eoin Walsh scored a narrow win on the Dutch-trained Akoya in the Danish leg of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship series race on…

Copenhagen Shows Strong Field For Apprentice Race

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice race in Copenhagen on Sunday1 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark ~ Denmark’s Klampenborg racecourse plays host to the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship series race on Sunday, 2 September 2018. Apprentice jockeys from around…

Shadwell Passages

30 August 2018, UK ~ Shadwell sadly announces the death of one of its Arabian stallions, CHNDAKA. The son of DORMANE was bred in France from a family that has produced many outstanding racehorses, such as DARIKE, MALIK D’OR, MANIFIK, and KALIF D’OR. CHNDAKA started his racing career in France, trained by Francis Lopez. At four,…

Maraasem Wins the Dahman-Wathba Stallions Cup in Dax, France

19 August 2018, Dax, France ~ Three-year-old filly Maraasem, owned by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Dahman-Wathba Stallions Cup in Dax, France on Friday, 10 August 2018. Trained by Francois Rohaut and ridden by Francois-Xavier Bertras, Maraasem (Akim De…

Declarations Up for Chelmsford City Racecourse

Arabian races on Sunday, 19 August17 August 2018, Chelmsford City, UK ~ The card of seven races has held up well following excellent entries for this popular track as declarations have landed. ARO will be welcoming Sponsors, Wathba Stallions and the Royal Cavalry of Oman for a day of competitive Arabian racing. The Wathba Stallions…