Tag Archive for Arabian racing France

Rawdah Scoops Prix Kriss II Wathba Stallions Cup

14 April 2018, Mont-de-Marsan, France ~ Favorite Rawdah scored an impressive win in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Prix Kriss II Wathba Stallions Cup held at the Mont-de-Marsan racecourse in France on 11 April  2018. Running in the colors of the Royal Oman Cavalry, Rawdah (Dahess)…

Ebraz Wins Qatar Prix Dragon at Chantilly

Preparing for the Qatar Arabian World Cup 1 October20 September 2017, Chantilly, France ~ Ebraz under jockey Cristian Demuro won the run-up race to the Qatar Arabian World Cup, the Qatar Arc Trial 17, (Qatar Cup – Prix Dragon) by over 5 lengths at the Chantilly racecourse in France on 10 September 2017. The 2000…

Alsaker wins Wathba Cup at La Teste

28 July 2016, La Teste, France ~ Alsaker, a 4-year-old mare owned by the Royal Stables of Oman, demolished a small but quality field in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud farm Cup race held in La Teste, France, on 23 July. Ridden by Julien…

Prada T Wins Group 1PA at Longchamp

10 May 2015, Longchamp ~ Four Year Old Filly, Prada T (Djendel x Pascha Z by Chndaka) from Holland won the first Group 1PA of the French Season at the Coupe D’Europe Des Chevaux Arabes at Longchamp on 10 May.  It was a fantastic and well deserved result for owner, breeder and trainer Gerard Zoetelief. 2000m Results:…

Mister Ginoux wins French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge for Colts

29 October 2014, Toulouse, France ~ Mister Ginoux (Amer x Nacree Al Maury), after winning his debut at Bordeaux (July 10), remained unbeaten when taking the French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge for Colts (Gr3 PA) at Toulouse, France, on Wednesday, 29 October. From the stables of Al Shaqab and trained by Thomas Fourcy, the colt was ridden by Julien…

UAE’s Al Subose wins in Tarbes, France

Apprentice Jockey Shines in HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak World Championship (IFAHR) race 13 October 2014, Tarbes, France ~ It was worth the effort for UAE Apprentice jockey Ahmed Al Subose, who finished third in a race in York, UK,  on Saturday and then travelled to the south of France for the HH Sheikh Mansoor…

Al Amarrad scores in Wathba Stud Farm Cup in France

Bernard signs off with a win28 September 2014, Bordeaux, France ~ French trainer Jean-Francois Bernard, one of the most consistent performers in the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, signed off the three-race Wathba Stud Farm Cup series in France with a win on Friday, 25 September. Bernard…

QREC and Total showcase Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

The 93rd edition of the world’s richest horserace on turf is scheduled to be held at Longchamp racecourse, Paris on October 525 September 2014, Doha ~ The Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) and Total E&P Qatar hosted a press conference at the Ritz Carlton Doha on  21 September 2014, to make a presentation of the Qatar…

UAE Horses Dominate Arabian Races in Toulouse

Victoria Allers partnered Nahee to land the sixth round of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak World Ladies Championship and Jean-Baptise Hamel brought Sir Bani Yas home in the fourth round of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup at the Hippodrome de ToulouseApril 18, 2014, Toulouse, France  ~ Norwegian lady jockey Victoria Allers…

AFAC and the French racing system top down

Special Horsereporter Report ~ France has long been a leading force in horse racing. In 1776 the first racecourse opened on the Plaine des Sablons followed by Fontainebleau and Vincennes. By 1801 Arabians were arriving from the Middle East and competing on French race tracks. Napoleon I had seen the lighter energetic Arabians carrying the Egyptian…

Top Price of €240,000 Paid for No Problem Al Maury

October 3, 2013, Saint Cloud, France ~PURE BRED ARABIAN SALE The Purebred Arabian Sale is the first rendezvous of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend, which is the stage for the most prestigious races dedicated to both thoroughbred and pure bred Arabians. The 2013 edition of the sale posted a turnover of €1,535,000 (including private…

Wathba Stud Farm Cup races in Sweden and France

August 14, 2013, UAE ~ Wathba Stud Farm Cup announces winners in Sweden and France as Yaqoot and Akkar stride to glory – Press Release Sweden – Yaqoot (Darike x Nirva de Caronne), owned by Stall Haaga, kicked away from the rest of the field to claim a comfortable two and a half lengths victory in the 1730m…

Muntasar wins Doha Cup in Deauville

August 10, 2013, Deauville, France ~ Prix Manganate – Alban de Mieulle trained Muntasar (Majd Al Arab x Danie Du Cassou) produced a sparkling gallop in the final furlong of the 2,000-metre race to pulverize his five opponents in Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club sponsored Doha Cup (Prix Manganate) held at Deauville racecourse in France on Saturday,…

QREC sponsors top racing in Europe

July 1, UK ~ Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club(QREC) sponsored series of races continues with huge success in Europe. 30 July -Jean Francois Bernard trained Abu Alabyad (Akbar x Ortie), donning the silks of HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, claimed the QREC sponsored Coupe De France Des Sang Arabes at Chantilly racecourse on Sunday,…