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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.

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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,”…

Multiple Kahayla Classic Winner To Campaign Newbury Arabian Race Day Stars in UAE

November 5, 2012, UAE ~ Duffield Setting Sights on Quality In 2012/13 Season Gillian Duffield’s record in the world’s biggest Purebred Arabian races is exemplary. In fact the Dubai-based trainer has won every Arabian Group race in England and claimed four UAE Arabian trainers’ championships over the years. Yet for someone who has enjoyed so much…

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…

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,”…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid honours Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak for advancing, empowering UAE woman

January 7, 2012, Dubai~ His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has awarded the Mohammed bin Rashid scarf to H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), and of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), in recognition of her historic…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum announces arrival of a baby boy

January 7, 2012,  Dubai~ Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, and ruler of Dubai, announced on Saturday the arrival of a baby boy. His second child with Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan, has been called Zayed. In a Facebook posting, Sheikh…

South Africa Racing officials hoping for review of ban on horse imports into Gulf Countries

 November 17, 2001 Dubai~ South Africa remains the UAE’s key business and investment partner, with total bilateral trade reaching almost $2 billion (Dh7 billion) so far, top officials said Thursday.  A South African (SA) delegation attended the SA-UAE Business Forum hosted by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Thursday, November 17. as part…

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…

Dubai steadies image as UAE and Italy promise to work closely to enhance ties

Dubai: Italy and the UAE have agreed to work more closely in areas including trade, tourism, financial services and intellectual property rights. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, yesterday witnessed the signing of the final statement of the fourth session of the UAE-Italian…