Kahayla Classic Post Postion Draws

Smart bid for Dubai Kahayla Classic Dubai, UAE, 28 March 2012 – Julian Smart has already trained the winner of the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR on two occasions with Nez D’Or in 2002 and two years ago with Jaafer. The 2,000m contest on the all-weather track is regarded as one of…

2012 Dubai World Cup Likely Fields – March 22

   March 22, Dubai ~ Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR Purebred Arabians US$250,000 Group 1 2,000m All Weather As the World Cup expectations heat up, fourteen Arabians are entered into the Dubai Kahayla Classic Purebred Arabian race. See Full entries as of March 22 here:                  …

Gillian Duffield Sh Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Award Best Woman Trainer

A slight woman with a gentle demeanor, Gillian Duffield could pass as a professor or a real estate agent, but one would have to look hard to see the grit that has made her one of the most successful Arabian race horse trainers over the years, 25 of them spent training for Sheikh Hamdan Bin…

TM Fred Texas shows Qatar he’s ready

March 14, 2012 Qatar~ It was the talented TM Fred Texas’ show at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (REC) as he captured the Losail Cup during the 37th race meeting on March 14, Wednesday. The Mohammed Hamad Al Attiya trained TM Fred Texas (Burning Sand-Queen Kong) swept past the opposition in style to come…

Dubai World Cup Post Times — 2012

World Richest Day in Horse Racing Gets out of Starting Gate at 4:30PM The 17th running of the Dubai World Cup racemeeting will feature an expanded race programme of nine events, offering a world record in total prizemoney US$27.25 million for the March 31st day of racing. The title event is sponsored by Emirates Airline…

Versac PY takes Emirates Championship in last 2012 Abu Dhabi race meet of season

March 18, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ The fast improving Versac PY was the impressive winner in 2:28:27 of the Group 1 Emirates Championship, the Purebred Arabian highlight at the final meeting of the season at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening. Owned by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Versac PY (Njewman (FR) –…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Honors UAE Season

March 19, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE finished as the leading owner with 13 winners while Eric Lemartnel and Tadhg O’Shea with 15 winners each topped the trainer’s and jockeys’ pack respectively for the Abu Dhabi racing season 2011-12. At an impressive end-of-season party…

Animal Kingdom injury takes him out of Dubai World Cup

March 18, USA~ 2012 Kentucky Derby winner, Animal Kingdom will not compete as planned in the $10 million Dubai World Cup, according to trainer, Graham Motion. After a turf workout on Saturday, Animal Kingdom came up lame in the left hind, the same leg he injured in last year’s Belmont Stakes. Adjudged at the time to…

TM Fred Texas will start at Dubai World Cup Kahyala Classic

March 18, 2012,  Dubai World Cup~ In a night which caps the UAE racing season and which promises all round racing excitement, Arabian owners will have a thrilling competition with France, UAE and Qatar bringing on strong rivals. Recently imported to Qatar, the Burning Sand son, TM Fred Texas, is on the card for the night…