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Longines adds its touch of elegance to the Dubai World Cup

 Horsereporter salutes the sponsors of the Dubai World’s Cup, The world’s richest horse race. Dubai (UAE), 31stMarch 2013, Press release ~ A successful end to Dubai’s racing season was marked with the exciting and exhilarating Dubai World Cup. Titled the world’s richest race, the Dubai World Cup is a thrilling exhibition of skill, precision and…

Dubai International Arabian Horse Championships loves Baanderos

March 28, 2013, Dubai ~ The Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship (DIAHC) celebrated it 10th Anniversary from 21-23 March. Horses from 24 countries competed for prizes totaling $4 million USD (Dh14.7 million). Classes began with Racing and Endurance Championships, and Senior Championship’s were decided on Saturday. Riding classes were held on Friday. Among the former…

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March 19, 2013, Special from Fairhill Training Center ~ Winter is apparently not done with us but the end is in sight, or so they say! Animal Kingdom, who was here until early December last year before joining Graham Motion’s Florida string, is headed to Dubai today for the big World Cup race so hopefully all continues to go well with his preparations – FHTC will be cheering him on!

 Sally Goswell, Manager, Elkton, Maryland

Editor – And so will we! Thanks for the update on the USA star, Sally.

Darley COO resigns from Breeder’s Cup Board over drug decision

March 3, 2014 ~ A press release from Oliver Tait, Darley’s chief operating officer, states that he has resigned from the board of the Breeders’ Cup because of the organization’s medication policy. “The Breeders’ Cup has reversed its previously agreed and stated position that the 2013 Breeders’ Cup World Championships will be conducted without Lasix,”…

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…

Mickael Barzalona in high riding moment in Dubai

March 31, 2012, Dubai World Cup ~ After winning the Group 1 US$10 million Dubai World Cup on Monterosso, jockey Michael Barzalona  was on top of the world. “I couldn’t believe when no one was coming after me. This is a dream. I have no words to describe what I feel right now.  (Asked about…

Group 1 Dubai World Cup Preview of Line-up

Dubai, UAE, 30 March 2012 – The 2012 Group 1 US$10million Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline, the world’s most valuable horse race, looks wide open with the maximum field of 14 declared for the 2,000m all-weather feature. American trainer Bill Mott won the inaugural running with Cigar back in 1996 and looks to…

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:                  …

Philippe Barbe Clarifies Job

        January 28, 2012, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Philippe Barbe, the race horse trainer for Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, has clarified there is no new operational organization at the Wathba Stables.  “They gave me horses to train and I simply try to do my job of a trainer, nothing more nothing less,”…

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…

Purebred Arabian racing returns to Meydan on Friday

November 24, Dubai~Purebred Arabian racing returns to Meydan and 11 have been declared for the 1400m handicap, which opens proceedings at 3pm. Naseem Al Reef, trained by Eric Lemartinel, has won at Abu Dhabi already this season so has at least proved his wellbeing. The same applies to GRP Mudhish, who will be having his first start on…

Meydan Racecourse 2011/2012 Season

Dubai World Cup to be held Saturday March 31st   Racing will return to Meydan Racecourse for its third season at the state-of-the art facility on Thursday, November 10, 2011. The complete race season will include 21 dates and will conclude with the famed the Dubai World Cup on Saturday, March 31, 2012.   Meydan…

UAE 2011 Racing Schedule Approved for 53 days

Dubai, UAE, 15 August, 2011 – His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority, has approved the fixtures list for the 2011/2012 racing seasons at Jebel Ali Racecourse, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Meydan Racecourse and Sharjah Equestrian and Racing…

Dubai and Meydan Support for Athens Summer Games Special Olympics

Dubai Equestrian Club, Dubai Racing Club and Meydan Support UAE Special Olympics Program Lilian Sternvad to Assist Equestrian Team for 2011 Summer Games in Athens       Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2011 – The Dubai Equestrian Club, in conjunction with the Dubai Racing Club and Meydan, are pleased to continue their support of the United Arab Emirates Special Olympics Equestrian Program…