Irish Racing Syndicate Joins Arabian Owners in UK Arabian Derby

9 September 2021, Dublin IRE ~ Most Irish racing enthusiasts’ eyes will be fixed on Leopardstown and the Curragh this weekend for the Irish Champions Weekend, but not all. The well-known Blackrock Racing Syndicate will have the first ever Irish owned runner in the UAE President’s Cup – UK Arabian Derby run at Doncaster, UK,…

Doncaster UAE President Cup (UK Arabian Derby) Enters Nine

9 September 2021, Doncaster, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) was delighted to receive nine declarations for the UAE President Cup (UK Arabian Derby) to be run at Doncaster on Saturday, 11 September 2021, as part of the Cazoo St Leger Festival. Despite the challenges of Covid19 and Brexit, the Doncaster event has attracted…

Mazoonah Logs Second Win at Wathba Stallions Cup Handicap

Mayzoonah

19 August 2021, UK ~ Shadwell Estates homebred filly Mazyoonah secured a second Wathba Stallions Cup of the season with win at Chepstow over a mile today. Trained by James Owen and ridden by Adam Farragher, the six-year-old mare finished half a length ahead of Awtaar, with Al-Tabari a further length and a quarter behind…

Fifteen in Contention for Gr 1 UAE President Cup at Doncaster St Leger Day

12 August 2021, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) has received fifteen entries for the UAE President Cup (UK Arabian Derby) to be run at Doncaster on St Leger Day on Saturday September 11th as part of the Cazoo St Leger Festival. The UAE President Cup resumed its’ association with the UK Arabian Derby…

Two Arabian Stakes Races Set for Golden Gate Fields

5 August 2021, USA ~ The Arabian Racing Association of California is back at Golden Gate Fields on 13 August with two Arabian Stakes Races. Located along the shoreline of San Francisco Bay, the one-mile (1,609 m) Tapeta synthetic track has provided the backdrop for a large share of the history of horse racing since…

Eric Lemartinel Leaves Al Asayl After Six Years

Lemartinel confers with O'Shea

4 August 2021, From the National, ABU DHABI ~ Eric Lemartinel has said he leaves President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed’s Al Asayl Stables with many “great memories” after his contract was not renewed for the new season. Lemartinel saddled 185 winners for Al Asayl over six seasons, highlighted by the €1.2 million ($1.43m) Group 1…