By Kathy Smoke
Louisville, June 9 ~For 137 years the Kentucky Derby has run beneath the famous Twin Spires in Louisville, Kentucky. June 18th (for the 1st time) the Purebred Arabian, the progenitor of the breed that made this track famous, will add its history and heritage to the annuals of Arabian and Thoroughbred racing in the USA.
Will Bill Waldron’s GRILLA -Kong x Dixie Darlene x Wiking repeat his victory in last year’s UAE Presidents Cup race at historic Keeneland in Kentucky? Will maternal sibling stakes winning DIXIES VALENTINE – Nivour De Cardonne x Dixie Darlene x Wiking return to upset the younger horse? Or will the talented Texas invader, T M FRED TEXAS – Burning Sand x Queen Kong x Kong even the score?
The Arabian Jockey Club of the USA welcomes all to attend and enjoy a fun filled, thrilling day of stakes races and the ambience and hospitality of the Arabian peninsula presented via the Emirati style hospitality tent.
A unique day in USA Arabian racing, offered by The UAE Presidents Cup Series for Purebred Arabians
A Ladys Man – Nivour De Cardonne x PTF Lady Wiking x Wiking
Another Color – Falina Des Fabries x Sambors Colors x *Sambor
Crownn Royal – Sam Tiki x Royal Atheena x Monarch AH
Dixies Valentine – Nivour De Cardonne x Dixie Darlene x Wiking
Full Of Fiesta – Nivour De Cardonne x Full Of Finesse x MHF Eclipse
Grilla – Kong x Dixie Darlene x Wiking
Ovour The Top – Nivour De Cardonne x Top Ofthe Line x By Golly
T M Fred Texas – Burning Sand x Queen Kong x Kong
VIP – Alto De Maligne x Tiking Away x Wiking
Wodkka – Wojslaw x Little Princess x Monarch AH