Tag Archive for Arabian Racing Sweden

Gazel T, Al Janoob Face Del Sol test in Stockholm

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival races to spice up Swedish celebrations5 May 2015, Stockholm, Sweden ~  Swedish citizens enjoy their National Day on 6 May, and a 100 year-old tradition has been revived to celebrate with the races in Gärdet where the two Purebred Arabian races of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian…

Al Jakbar son, Al Murjaan, Wins in Stockholm

Shadwell Arabian Stallions’s first season sire AL JAKBAR sired his first winner on 6th May at Stockholm/Täby, in Sweden22 May 2015, Sweden ~ Four year old gelding Al Murjaan (Al Jakbar (FR) x Kaarine) won the Garizim memorial, 1600m race, on his Swedish debut on 6 May 2015. AL MURJAAN is owned and trained by…

Mad Makz wins Wathba Cup (Group 3) in Sweden

28 September 2014, Sweden ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup on 25 September was the last of the three Group 3 races to be held in Scandinavia. In Sweden’s Jagersro, it was MadMakz (MAKZAN (FR) x DERMECH (TUN) that ended the big race…

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…

Gazel T lands Wathba Stud Farm Cup GR-3 P/A in Malmo

  May 7, 2013, Malmo, Sweden ~ It was Gazel T (Prince D’Orient x Gracja), ridden by Eduardo Pedroza, that pushed hard in the final stages to land the Wathba Stud Farm PA Gr-3 under pressure at the Jagersro Racetrack (dirt) here on Tuesday.   According to jockey, Pedroza,  Gazal T deserved the win, claiming  the…

Al Dahis lives up to the challenge

September 20, 2012, Malmoe, Sweden ~ Top Swedish jockey Per-Anders Graberg partnered Al Dahis to glory in the 1200m The Wathba Stud Farm International Arabian Sprint, the last Gr-3 of the season, at the Jagersro Racetrack (dirt) here on Thursday evening. The eight-year-old son of Sheridhah-Al Rabab raced from the centre of the track before he…

Wathba Stud Farm Cup returns to Sweden

    Thursday, September 27, 2012, Stockholm ~  The stage is set for the 1200m Wathba Stud Farm Jagersro International Sprint (Group-3 PA) at the Jagersro Racetrack (dirt) with eight horses from Sweden, Iraq, Holland and Germany lining up for honours on Thursday afternoon. The 16th round of the series is held under the directives of HH…

Sartejano prevails at Stockholm GR 3 Arabian Cup

August 10, 2012, Sweden ~ The Stockholm Arabian Cup, run at Täby  on September 9 over 1 m. 2 F, is one of three PA Gr3 races in Sweden and is traditionally run come September. With some 8000 euros to the winner, this years field included three challengers from the Netherlands. Having won the Sheikh Mansoor Bin…

Iraq continues a history of Arabian racing

Dr. Mohammed Al Nujaifi’s family may not have been the first to breed Arabian horses in Iraq, but they are one of the oldest families still breeding purebred horses, and are considered the largest breeder in the country. “My family owns a large estate 40km to the North of Mosul, and our stud farm is…

Gazel T wins Jägersro Wathba Stud Farm Cup

Sponsored by H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival this years edition of the Wathba Stud Farm Cup (Gr3 PA) run over 1730 m dirt at Jägersro, Sweden, was quite a success for Dutch owner-breeder and trainer, Gerard Zoetelief. In Zoetelief’s blue and white colors the 4-y-o Gazel T (x Prince…

Sakba wins at Täby, Sweden

 April 28, Stockholm, Sweden ~ The main season in Scandinavia is now gathering steam and on the 28th of April the Al Sakbe mare Sakba(x Pyreah(HOL), returned to her winning ways, when she held off a late challenge from Blyte (Top Flyte) and old-timer Bomberbad (Eldorado) at Täby, Sweden. Bred by Margaretha de Ruiter-Floor and owned by…