The Enduring Arabian horse

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November 2, 2012 ~All Thoroughbreds have as ancestors the Arabian horse. While Thoroughbreds have now been bred to be the fastest horse, Arabian horse racing is enjoying a renaissance. The Arabian is a hardy horse, once used as a steed for battle, the mount of choice for Napoleon Bonaparte. An elegant horse, showing in hand…

The Voice of the Course – Frank Mirahmadi

November 1, 2012, San Francisco, CA. ~ Now in his seventh year of calling races on the Northern California Fair Circuit as well as the January to April season at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, Frank Mirahmadi might call the races imitating the voice of Marlon Brando. Horsereporter wondered what makes a good race announcer. Frank…

Closing Day a go for live racing at Delaware Park

Wilmington, Del., November 1, 2012 — The Breeders’ Cup Championships and the $50,000 Crowned Stakes highlights Closing Day for the 75th season of live racing at Delaware Park this Saturday, November 3. On Saturday, Delaware Park connections will be represented in the Filly and Mare Sprint, Turf, Sprint and Mile. Dust and Diamonds, the winner…

Next FEI General Assembly in Istanbul, Turkey

2012 EDITION The Turkish Federation in cooperation with the FEI will host the FEI General Assembly 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey November 5-8, 2012 ITS ROLE The General Assembly is the yearly meeting of the National Federations and is the supreme authority of the FEI. Elections are held at the Assembly and decisions are made with…

Racing returns to Dubai in November

Jebel Ali, Thursday November 1, 2012~ Dhruba Selvaratnam, the Jebel Ali-based handler, is hopeful My Verse can take out the first feature race of the season at his home track November 2 on the Thoroughbred card. Shadwell, the UK arm of the breeding empire of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum sponsors the Dh90,000 1,000m…