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Abu Dhabi Saturday Meet Caps Season

Al Zahir and Crowley

16 March 2018, UAE ~ The Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club stages their final fixture of the campaign with a rare Saturday card in the capital on 17 March 2018. On offer is arguably the best card there all season with the AED 1million Group 1 Emirates Championship the official highlight. The card also features the…

Goshawke takes Arabian Triple Crown R2 in Abu Dhabi Meet

AF Waqas

Sunday 4 March 2018 ~ On Sunday, 4 March 2018 at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club race course, the 1400m Group 2 Arabian Triple Crown R2 for four-year-olds went to Goshawke partnered by Fernando Jara for trainer Abdallah Al Hammadi and his main patron Al Ajban Stables. Another winner ridden patiently after a slow start,…

RB Burn Delivers in Abu Dhabi

AF Ssayeb wins the Wathba Stud Farm Cup For Private Owners5 March 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Victorious in the world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian contest, the €1.2million Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown over 1600m in November, 2016, RB Burn registered a smooth success in Sunday’s 1400m Group 1 Liwa…

Al Asayl Takes Four of Six Races in Abu Dhabi

Owner, Breeder, Nabooda again in winner’s circle with Wathba Stud Farm Cup11 December 2016 ~ The Al Asayl Stable team enjoyed a highly successful evening at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday, 11 December, combining to claim three of the first four winners on the card. Pride of place went to Mahbooba, owned by Al…

MH Tawag and RB Rich Surprise for O’Shea in Abu Dhabi

MH Tawag connections

21 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ In a thrilling finish, MH Tawag under UAE champion jockey Tadhg O’Shea won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private Owners at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse on Sunday night, 20 November. O’Shea was…

RB Burn Shocks Fancied Field to Win Abu Dhabi Title

Catherine Walton

Upset result in €1.2Million Worlds Richest Arabian Race14 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ It was like a bolt from the blue when little-known RB Burn under French jockey Gerald Avranche stunned a star-studded field to win the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed…

RB Burn Sizzles in World’s Richest Purebred Arabian Race

RB Burn takes the win

Abu Dhabi Hosts Second Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown14 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The second running of the race that carries the world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian prize, the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown, went to the US-bred, locally-trained RB Burn at Abu Dhabi Racecourse…

Abu Dhabi Presents Apprentice Training & Education Conference

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Conference for Training and Education starts 10 November9 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The UAE capital will stage the second running of the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1), the world’s richest race for Purebred Arabian horses – on Sunday, 13 November…

Round Two of the Abu Dhabi Triple Crown Went Down to the Wire

Undefeated filly prevails in Abu Dhabi feature21 February 2016 ~ The Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s highlight race on Sunday evening, the Group 3 Arabian Triple Crown Round 2 (2200m) for four-year-old Purebred Arabians, served up a thrilling finish with Mahbooba  (Bibi de Carrere) just hanging on from Sniper De Monlau after the later had forfeited considerable…

Al Nabooda Leads a Treble at Abu Dhabi Racing

17 January 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Its been a landmark season for Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, a prominent local owner-breeder. On Sunday, 17 January, he continued his winning ways to celebrate a three-timer at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s meeting in the nation’s capital. Al Nabooda’s tally for the season is now 17, already…

Sniper De Monlau Makes Target in Abu Dhabi Feature Race

HH Sheikha Fatima honours Ms Sawaya 4 January 2016, Abu Dhabi~ ABU DHABI EQUESTRIAN CLUB’S highlight race gave a dramatic finish on Sunday night as Sniper De Monlau put paid to his rivals in the Listed Arabian Triple Crown Round One (1600m). The colt hit the front with 300 metres left to run before suddenly swerving…

Arabian Riches on the Grass in Abu Dhabi

2 January 2016 ~ THE LISTED ARABIAN TRIPLE CROWN ROUND ONE (1600m) will take the spotlight when the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club stage their first race meeting of 2016 on Sunday, 3 January.The night’s richest purse of AED 250,000 (US$68,000) is on offer for the contest restricted to four-year-old Purebred Arabians and while a maximum…

RV Moulins Monarch Wins Listed Feature Abu Dhabi Championship

Tamooh S Wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private Owners21 December 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ RV Moulins Monarch provided owner-trainer Hassan Al Hammadi with a career milestone scoring an impressive win in the Listed Abu Dhabi Championship (1600m), the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s feature race on Sunday, 20 December. The Arkan Stables-based horseman was…

Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC) formed in Abu Dhabi

The Organizational meeting for the Heritage Arabian Racing Club was held today, 28 February 2015, in Abu Dhabi 28 February 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~  In a meeting today in Abu Dhabi, Arabian breeders and breed representatives from Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Morocco, Poland, Turkey, the UK, the UAE, the USA, and Russia gathered to form…