Tag Archive for Arabian horse racing UAE

Saudi Arabia Brings New Blood For Inaugural GCC Cup at Sharjah

Tallaab Al Khalediah

15 February 2019, UAE ~ Racing at the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club on Saturday, 16 February 2019 is highlighted by the inaugural running of an exciting new initiative, the AED200,000 The GCC Cup (Prestige). The 1700m race is restricted to horses foaled within the GCC countries—namely Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and, of…

Ajjaj Dominates Al Ain Marathon Round 3

16 February 2018, Al Ain, UAE ~ Friday’s meet at Al Ain Racecourse was highlighted by Round 3 of the Al Ain Marathon Series, a 4100m handicap, in which just six took their chance. Ultimately it turned into a procession by Ajjaj, under a masterful ride from Adrie de Vries. With none of his five…

Al Ain Marathon Series Round 3 at Al Ain

15 February 2018, Al Ain, UAE ~ Racing at Al Ain Racecourse on Friday, 16 February 2018, is highlighted by Round 3 Of The Al Ain Marathon Series, a 4100m (2.54miles) handicap and the final of the seven races on the card. The equivalent race was won last year by Balad Al Reef, trained by…

How Important is the ISO 9001 Certification?

The HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival has twice received the ISO 9001 Certification22 May 2017, USA ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Racing Festival has now twice been awarded the Standard of Management Systems, the ISO 9001. Horsereporter caught up with Désirée El Khoury, Managing Director of…

Dubai International Arabian Races Sponsors Race in Italy

Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) sponsors Italy’s first ever International Stakes Race for Purebred Arabians 22 January 2016, UAE ~ The committee of the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) in association with ANICA (Associazione Nazionale Italiana Cavallo Arabo) are proud to announce that the first ever IFAHR authorized stakes race for purebred Arabians in Italy…

Al Asayl On Top at Al Ain Racing

Three doubles on Saturday night fixture10 January 2016, Al Ain, UAE ~ Najm Alemerat (Dormane (FR) x Fryga (US) made a determined run in the Mezied Handicap feature race at Al Ain Racecourse’s 9 January evening fixture. The Eric Lemartinel-trained seven-year-old chased the leaders to the final turn and after rounding the bend was sent…

Lemartinel Dominates for Al Asayl at Al Ain Meet

12 December  2015, Al Ain, UAE ~ Eric Lemartinel dominated the second meeting of the Al Ain season  on 12 December by sending out three winners. The Al Asayl based trainer topped off the day by saddling the first three home in the feature Jebel Hafeet Handicap (1800m). Jockey Tadhg O’Shea landed the first spot on Madjanthat passing stable…

Watson and Oertel Saddle Sharjah Doubles

5 December 2015, Sharjah, UAE ~ Saturday afternoon’s Sharjah meeting was highlighted by a 1700m handicap, the finale on the card, and The Secret, trained by Doug Watson, recorded a third consecutive course victory. A maiden after his first seven starts, Watson’s charge finally put his head in front by the narrowest of margins, in…

Wathba Stud Farm Cup makes Memorable Al Ain debut

Aske saddles winner with her very first runner 21 November 2015, Al Ain, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup made a memorable debut at the Al Ain racecourse and the victory of Latifa Princess saddled by Veronica Aske added another chapter…

Unbeaten Abhaar Collects Sharjah’s Top Prize Ruler of Sharjah Trophy

Closeout for Sharjah Racecourse for the 2014-15 Racing Season14 March 2015 Sharjah, UAE ~ Saturday’s final fixture of the season at Sharjah Racecourse was the biggest meeting of the season with the highlight the Aed150,000 Ruler Of Sharjah Trophy, a 1700m conditions contest carrying prestige status. Abharr (AL NASR (FR) – ALIAA (FR) by Djelfor (FR) took this one for Team…

Bigg N Rich Claims Meydan’s Group 1 Arabian Race

Surfer Sails home in the Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge Under Richard Mullen8 January 2015, Dubai ~ Meydan Racecourse staged the opening fixture of the 2015 Dubai World Cup Carnival on Thursday evening 8 January, where Surfer, trained by Satish Seemar won the Group 2 Thoroughbred race, and Bigg N Rich trained by Eric Lemartinel took over…