Tag Archive for Arabian Racing UAE

Paddys Day Wins Mazrat Al Ruwayah at Meydan

Darley Awards Nominations 2017

He has won over 1 Million US Dollars 15 February 2018, Dubai, UAE ~ Settled at the back of the six-horse field for most of the 1,600 metre trip run on a fast dirt track at Meydan Racecourse, the seven-year-old Paddy’s Day (Burning Sand) made smooth progress inside the final three furlongs to comfortably go…

New Trainer, Danny Murphy for Al Ain

Danny and Scat Daddy filly

20 September 2017, Al Ain, UAE ~ Top trainer Danny Murphy, who has saddled more than 1000 winners during a distinguished career, is the latest name to set up base at Al Ain Racecourse. Irish-born Murphy will train primarily for Farook Racing, and currently has 13 horses in his care, all Thoroughbreds. “I’m very happy…

Qassam W’rsan Brings Wickham 100th UAE Winner

HARC eligible Qassam W’rsan (Monarch AH (US) x Cash On The Spot (US) by Sam Tiki (US) stormed to victory in the last race at Sharjah on 17 December, in the Longines 2000m (10 f) UAE Bred Conditions for Purebred Arabians, giving trainer Jaci Wickham her 100th UAE winner. Qassam W’rsan‘s owner, His Highness Sheikh…

Estourah Wins Handicap at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club

Huyam strikes for Al Alawi in Wathba Stud Farm Cup23 November 2015, Aubu Dhabi, UAE ~ Eric Lemartinel saddled the 1-2 in the main Purebred Arabian race, a 2200m handicap, with Wayne Smith and Estourah (AL NASR(FR) denying Tadhg O’Shea and RB Rich Surprise at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse on Sunday, 22 November…

Ghalib lands Al Ain Feature for Ffrench and Jahouri

21 November 2014 ~ Al Ain, UAE ~ Ghalib won the featured 1600m Conditions race at Al Ain Racecourse’s second meeting of the season on Friday afternoon, 20 November under a power packed finish from Royston Ffrench. One of the first off the bit, the Majed Al Jahouri-trained runner took a long while to get…

Bigg N Rich Looking to Score at Al Ain on Friday

Last Season’s Al Ain Mile Prep Winner Could Star for Lemartinel 20 November 2014, Al Ain, UAE ~ Bigg N Rich (FALINA DES FABRIES x Viraac (US) by Virgule Al Maury) developed something of a liking for Al Ain last season and is shaping up as the one to beat in Friday’s featured 1600m Conditions race at…

Racing Returns to the UAE

30 October 2014, UAE ~ Racing returns to the UAE on Friday, 31 October, with a competitive six-race Thoroughbred card at Jebel Ali. HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum sponsors the 1000m sprint handicap through Shadwell with prize money of 120,000 AED ($33,000). HH Sheikh Hamdan’s stables have 4 runners entered in the race. 1 November marks…

On the Way to Dubai World Cup – Track Notes March 28

See what the trainers say about the horses – Kahayla Classic and Dubai World Cup Track Notes for March 28Group 1 $250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic Track Notes for Friday, 28 March, 2014 Mushrae (FR) – Mushrae (FR) came onto the all-weather track on Friday morning together with Cirrus des Aigles and his trainer Jean-Pierre Totain said:…

Dubai Track Notes and Race Card Kahayla Classic

March 25 Track Notes for Dubai World Cup Kahayla ClassicTuesday, 25 March, 2014, Dubai, UAE ~ Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahahyla Classic 2000m all-weather AF Lafeh (AE) – Jockey Royston Ffrench said: “He has been running well all season but this is a very strong renewal.”  Al Mamun Monlau (FR) – Al Mamun Monlau (FR), last…

Oertel and O’Shea Land Sharjah Showpiece in Season Conclusion

March Meeting Concludes Sharjah 2013/14 SeasonMarch 15, 2014, Sharjah, UAE ~ Sharjah’s final meeting of the season on March 15 was highlighted by the track’s showpiece Ruler Of Sharjah 1700m condition which was more of a procession by the Ernst Oertel-trained Molahen El Alhan (AL NASR (FR) x FLORINE DE CARRERE (FR) under Tadhg O’Shea. Champion Jockey O’Shea took…

Arabians in Action at Concluding Abu Dhabi Meet

March 15, 2014, Abu Dhabi ~  Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan and trainer, MajedAl Jahouri bid for seventh Group 1 victory of season Sunday’s final meeting of the season at Abu Dhabi features not only the Group 1 Purebred Arabian Emirates Championship but also their biggest Thoroughbred race of the season, the Group 3 Abu…

Bigg N Rich shows great strides at Meydan – Watch the race!

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December 5, 2013, Dubai ~  Bigg N Rich (FALINA DES FABRIES (FR) -x Viraac by Virgule Al Maury) under Gerald Avranche for top UAE trainer, Eric Lemartinel, won the 1600m Mazrat Al Ruwayayah on December 5. In the field of 10, Awam and Laamma came in second and third. The winning time was 1:47:83.     Full…

Sheikh Hamdan Runners in Double Form at Sharjah

Saturday November 23, 2013, Sharjah, UAE ~  Impressive Rafeej Claims 1200m Track Record HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his retained jockey, Dane O’Neill, claimed two victories at Sharjah on Saturday afternoon and combined with the two easiest winners on the six race card. Both their winners won by eight lengths with pride of…

UAE’s Al Ain racecourse now debuts January 31, 2014

October 12, 2013, Dubai ~ Al Ain’s Al Nakheel race track, which is set to become the fifth racecourse in the UAE during the 2013-2014 UAE racing season, will host its much-anticipated first race meeting next year, according to a revised schedule announced by the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) on Tuesday. The new track at…

UAE Starts Racing Season November 1

October 10, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ The dates for the UAE’s 2013-2014 racing season have been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The new season’s inaugural day of racing will be held at…

November 1 Start of UAE 2013-2014 Racing Schedule at Jebel Ali

Wednesday August 28, 2013 Press Release Abu Dhabi ~ The dates for the UAE’s 2013-2014 racing season have been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The new season’s inaugural day of racing will be…