Tag Archive for Arabian horse racing UK

Gary Capewell, Born to Broadcast

16 August 2016, USA ~ UK race commentator Gary Capewell seems to have started calling races soon after he learned to talk. His sports broadcast repertoire includes many types of horse races and football, and he’s gone to the dogs with Greyhound racing. As an Arabian race horse aficionado, Gary has called over 1,000 Arabian…

ARO Cup Goes To Aghsaan in Newbury Shoot Out

14 May 2016, UK ~ The first Pattern race of the UK Arabian racing season, the ARO Cup Group 3 PA, went to Aghsaan (Al Jakbar x Sophie Du Loup), prepared by rookie trainer Philip Collington for HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. In a thrilling finish, the five-year-old held on to win by one…

Hereford Meeting Runs Five Arabian Races First Out the Gate

Hereford benefits from support of Global Arabian Racing Festival’s 2016 UK campaign6 May 2016, UK ~ The 2016 HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s support to Purebred Arabian horse racing in the United Kingdom begins on Saturday, 7 May 2016, in Hereford. The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) holds…

Arabian Racing Organization Awards for 2015

THE ARO Awards were held on 30 January 2016 at the Ardencote Manor Hotel in Warwick         LEADING OWNER – H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin R Al Maktoum LEADING TRAINER – Mrs G M Duffield LEADING JOCKEY – Mr S Walker LEADING LADY JOCKEY – Miss Page Fuller A.H.S OWNERS AWARD – The…

Shadwell Arabian Derby G1 PA Newmarket Entries

23 September 2015, Newmarket, UK ~ Entries are up for the 25 September, SHADWELL ARABIAN DERBY Group 1 PA – 4 yrs only for one mile 2Furlongs Preview: A strong hand here for retiring Champion Trainer Gill Duffield. She has never won this race so it would be apt if one of her final runners in…

Shadwell Sponsors UK Arabian Derby at Newmarket

Shadwell Expands Sponsorships for Arabian Racing17 August 2015, UK ~ For the first time in its history; the Gr.1 PA UK Arabian Derby (IFAHR) will be sponsored by Shadwell Stud when it is run as part of a Shadwell sponsored card of Thoroughbred Racing on Friday 25th September 2015 at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse. Re-branded,…

Sir Bani Yas Captures First Leg of Doha Triple Crown

3 August 2015, UK ~ The £400,000 ($623,420) Group I Qatar International Stakes, the first leg of the Doha Triple Crown was won by Sir Bani Yas. The HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan owned Sir Bani Yas came up from the outside under Jean-Bernard Eyquem and produced a late stretch run to overtake Prada…

Arabian Racing Takes Center Stage at Newbury 26 July

21 July 2015, Newbury UK ~ The stage is set for the most exciting renewal yet of the Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury Racecourse on Sunday, 26 July, which boasts a day of top class Arabian racing, valuable prize giveaways, family entertainments and free admission for all. Staged under the patronage of His Highness…

Newbury to Host Third in DIAR Race Series

23 June 2015, UK ~ Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury Racecourse, 26th July International Stakes at Newbury on Thursday, 25 June marks the third in the series of UK DIAR warm up/prep races. Preview of the day’s racing by Gary Capewell: A fascinating contest, with the likely front three in the market all holding…

Dubai Duty Free Supports DIAR Racing at Newbury

25 May 2015, UK ~ The committee of the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) is delighted to announce that Dubai Duty Free showcase day of UK Arabian racing by sponsoring a Gr.1 PA race at Newbury Racecourse on Sunday, 26 July 2015. Sponsors for the day are UAE based companies and organizations which seek not…

New Arabian Racehorse Trainer in Newmarket

11 April 2015, United Kingdom ~ Newmarket trainer Stephane Lévêque is to become the UK’s newest Arabian racehorse trainer, swapping thoroughbreds for Purebred Arabians as an upsurge in the sport gathers pace. With just a small number of Arabian trainers in the UK, Stephane will be only the second in Newmarket, offering owners the unrivalled…