Tag Archive for Dubai Arabian Racing

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…

Al Mamun Monlau Gives Qatar Second Win Second Year

 March 30, 2013, Dubai Meydan ~ The finish of the 18th edition of the Group 1 PA Dubai Kahayla Classic set the tone for Dubai World Cup night after Al Mamun Monlau produced a fabulous turn of foot to catch Versac PY as they went past the finish post. Only a short head separated the Jean-François…

Breaking news! Al Mamun Monlau wins Kahayla Classic

March 3o, 2013, 4:30am Dubai Meydan –  Alif Mabrouk ! Al Mamun Monlau (Munjiz (FR) x Salalah De Monlau (FR) by Tidjani), ridden by  Christophe Soumillion, added his name to the Group 1 Kahayla Classic win roster today, besting Versac PY by a nose at the finish. Third in was TM Fred Texas. The five-year old…

Meydan features top talent in Feb 21st Arabian race

February 21, 2013, Dubai ~ The Bani Yas Group 2 Arabian Race at Meydan, the first race on the card and the only Arabian race for Thursday night, will bring some great talent together for the 1400m run. Some of the sire’s represented in this group that are producing great runners are: Falina des Fabries, Burning Sand,…

Thursday gives thrill to racegoers at Meydan

  February 7, 2013, Meydan, Dubai~ Silvestre De Sousa remains unbeaten on Godolphin’s Hunter’s Light after the pair won the featured Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge Round II in the 1900m all-weather feature at the fifth meeting of the 2013 Dubai World Cup Carnival. There was a track record in the Group 1 Purebred Arabian…

Last race at Jebel Ali for 2012

 Friday December 28, 2012, Jebel Ali ~ The only Purebred Arabian race on the card of six was the opening 1400m conditions race, the HH Sh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Breeders Society Challenge. Paul Hanagan was in the saddle on AF Lafeh who broke the track record (Purebred Arabian) for trainer Gill Duffield. Hanagan…

Quite A Show Stages A Surprise At Meydan Racecourse

December 20, 2012, Dubai ~ Doug Watson’s Purebred Arabian Claims Group 2 Mazrat Al Ruwayah Quite A Show sprang something of a surprise in the featured Group 2 Mazrat Al Ruwayah, defying a Group 1 penalty to land the 1600m contest, the only Purebred Arabian race on the card at Meydan on Thursday. Trained by…

Racing returns to Dubai in November

Jebel Ali, Thursday November 1, 2012~ Dhruba Selvaratnam, the Jebel Ali-based handler, is hopeful My Verse can take out the first feature race of the season at his home track November 2 on the Thoroughbred card. Shadwell, the UK arm of the breeding empire of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum sponsors the Dh90,000 1,000m…

DUBAI CAPITALE MONDIALE DU PUR SANG

     Submitted from Tunisia~ Après trois mois de “Carnival”, l’hippodrome dubaïote  proposait samedi 30 mars  sa réunion la plus prestigieuse et la plus riche de l’année, avec six épreuves au label de Groupe I. En tête d’affiche la course la plus richement dotée au monde : la Dubai World Cup (10.000.000 $) et  un total…

2012 Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic Fields Excellent Rivals

Dubai, UAE, 30 March 2012 – Ernst Oertel saddles two previous winners of the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR, the Purebred Arabian equivalent of the Dubai World Cup, with last year’s winner Seraphin Du Paon joined by 2009 winner Fryvolous. Both were well beaten over course and distance on Super Saturday though…

Kahayla Classic Post Postion Draws

Smart bid for Dubai Kahayla Classic Dubai, UAE, 28 March 2012 – Julian Smart has already trained the winner of the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR on two occasions with Nez D’Or in 2002 and two years ago with Jaafer. The 2,000m contest on the all-weather track is regarded as one of…

2012 Dubai World Cup Likely Fields – March 22

   March 22, Dubai ~ Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR Purebred Arabians US$250,000 Group 1 2,000m All Weather As the World Cup expectations heat up, fourteen Arabians are entered into the Dubai Kahayla Classic Purebred Arabian race. See Full entries as of March 22 here:                  …

Dubai World Cup Post Times — 2012

World Richest Day in Horse Racing Gets out of Starting Gate at 4:30PM The 17th running of the Dubai World Cup racemeeting will feature an expanded race programme of nine events, offering a world record in total prizemoney US$27.25 million for the March 31st day of racing. The title event is sponsored by Emirates Airline…

Racing Terms You Want to Know

Apprentice Jockey A jockey who has not yet fully qualified by riding a set number of winners or reaching a certain age. Apprentices, often after a period of initial training, usually work for a trainer from whom they receive instruction, advice and support. They are also frequently referred to as ‘claimers’, as horses ridden by…

2012 Dubai Calendar of Equestrian Events

2012 – Dates to be added or changed as necessary Racing will return to Meydan for the 2011- 2012 season with a total of 21 meetings scheduled from November 10, 2011- March 31 Endurance – January 14-The HH Sheikh Mohammed bid Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup CEI*** Horse Show – March 15-17 Dubai International Horse…