Aske and Muhal win Newbury Championship leg

  May 17, 2012, London, England ~  Veronika Aske from Norway riding Muhal (Amer x Babelia) was the proud winner of the fifth round of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race held on Saturday, May 19, at Newbury Racecourse. The field of 12 left in a tight bunch but did…

T M FRED TEXAS TAKES PRESIDENT OF UAE CUP

      May 19, 2912, Baltimore, Maryland, USA ~ Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad K. H. Al-Thani’s T M Fred Texas continued his domination of North American Arabian-bred horses, romping to victory in the $75,000 President of UAE  CUP (G1) Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.  Ridden by Abel Castellano Jr. for trainer Ronald Martino, the son of…

Endurance trainer gains success in Arabian flat racing

With 28 starts, Maria Hagman Ericsson is not a newcomer to Arabian racing. Well known to the international endurance community, where she competed for Sweden in 14 countries, Hagman – Ericsson has also turned her attention to racing Arabians close to home.   Her most recent triumph was winning the Qatar NEAR Arabian mile with Al Notos…

Qatar ends 2012 season of racing in style

Thursday May 17, 2012, Doha, Qatar ~ The curtain came down on the 53rd race meet of the season, successfully ending the 2012 race year on the New Rayyan track. In the Pure Arabian Maiden Plate, Nasser Al Kaabi trained, Urbane De Faust (Nizam  x Hakima De Carrere), scored the winning time of  1:18:02 over the…

Ladies Racing set to take off at Newbury course on Saturday

 May 17, 2012, London, England ~  The fifth round of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race will be held on Saturday, May 19, at Newbury Racecourse outside of London. In a Press Conference with reporters, trainers and lady riders, Ms. Lara Sawaya, Director of the Sheikh Mansour Festival as well…

La Hoor wins May 16 QREC Club Breeders Trophy

May 16, 2012, Doha~The Qatar Equestrian and Racing Club winds down the season with eight more  races on Thursday. Tonight’s excitement was capped by the Club Breeders Trophy for 3 yrs olds. This 1200m race gave another win to the Burning Sand empire when his black son, La Hoor (Burning Sand x Pettra) collected the QR…

Gazel T wins Jägersro Wathba Stud Farm Cup

Sponsored by H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival this years edition of the Wathba Stud Farm Cup (Gr3 PA) run over 1730 m dirt at Jägersro, Sweden, was quite a success for Dutch owner-breeder and trainer, Gerard Zoetelief. In Zoetelief’s blue and white colors the 4-y-o Gazel T (x Prince…

Declarations up for last QREC race of the season

  May 14, 2012 Doha, Qatar~ The last two races of the Qatari season in Doha are scheduled for May 16, 17, with nine Purebred Arabian races mixed with good Thoroughbred racing over the two days. May 16th racing will be capped by the Club Breeders Trophy Stakes for 3 year olds with QR 80,000…