AL Ain Resumes With Seven Races on Friday

16 January 2020, Al Ain, UAE ~ Racing returns to Al Ain Racecourse on Friday afternoon, 17 January 2020, for a seven-race card including a solitary Thoroughbred contest, a 2000m handicap. On official ratings with a lofty handicap mark of 75, Marmara XM (Grilla (US) x Shall We Dance BW (US) by LINE DANCER (US)…

First Saudi Cup Race Day Worth USD$29.2m

14 January 2020, King Abdulaziz Racecourse, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ~ The first running of the USD$29.2m Saudi Cup race day has attracted an impressive entry, including no less than 32 Group or Grade 1 winners in the big race alone, across an eight-race card. To be held at King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh on Saturday,…

Saarookh Wins 2000m Handicap in Al Ain

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3 January 2020, Al Ain, UAE ~ Racing at Al Ain on Friday was highlighted by a 2000m handicap, the best of six Purebred Arabian contests on a seven-race card. Said event turned into something of a South America affair with Argentine trainer Ana Mendez saddling the winner, Saarookh (Munjiz), under Brazilian jockey Jesus Rosales.…

Duc De Faust Favored in Friday Feature at Al Ain

Duc de Faust win November 2019 Al Ain

2 January 2020, Al Ain, UAE ~ Al Ain will host a busy meeting on Friday, 3 January 2020, with a seven-race card, including six for Purebred Arabians highlighted by a quality 2000m handicap. In the Royal Cavalry of Oman silks, Duc de Faust (Munjiz) looks likely to make his presence felt in the third…

AF Alwajel Denies ES Ajeeb in Sharjah Prestige

AF Alwajel
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28 December 2019, Sharjah, UAE ~ The final UAE fixture of 2019 took place at Sharjah Longines Racecourse on Saturday, 28 December 2019, highlighted by the HH The Crown Prince of Sharjah Cup, a 1200m Prestige contest for which only those foaled in the UAE are eligible. The race was won in a shocking fashion,…

Ihtesham, Mazur Claim Year Ending Abu Dhabi Championship

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22 December 2019, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, UAE ~ Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club staged its final meeting of 2019 on Sunday, 22 December, with six races officially highlighted by the Listed Abu Dhabi Championship, a 1600m contest restricted for 3-year-olds. The 1600m affair was won by a flared nostril in a desperately close finish by…

Sharjah Double Rewards for Al Nabooda, Oertel and O’Shea

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21 December 2019, Sharjah, UAE ~ A pair of Purebred Arabian prestige handicaps were the joint highlights at Sharjah Longines Racecourse on Saturday afternoon, 21 December, on what proved another productive fixture for reigning UAE champions, owner Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, trainer Ernst Oertel and jockey Tadhg O’Shea, the trio combining for a double. Completing…