Monthly Archives: August 2012

Star of the Pyatigorsk shows off Arabians in Russia

August 31, 2012, Russia ~Reported by Tersk Stud The Star of the Pyatigorsk  was held under the patronage of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Stavropol Krai, All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Horse Breeding and Russian Arabian Horse Breeders Association. Judges: Ruslan Khalilov – the main Registry of the Russian Stud book,         …

Through rain and wind the World Endurance Championship USA group comes through

     August 27, 2012, Newmarket, UK – Saturday, August 25 started out pleasant at Euston Park, but throughout the day the weather deteriorated into heavy downpours and severe thunderstorms. Due to the extreme weather, officials had to call the race off for the safety of the horses and riders. In an unusual finish to…

Nottingham Arabian racing a run-away for Smart trained horses

 August 27, 2102, Nottingham, UK ~ In continued exciting Arabian racing in the United Kingdom, Nottingham rolled out the red carpet for seven races on August 25. The day was a run-away for trainer, Julian Smart and Qatar owner, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani. The Alquram Beach Maiden Stakes, 3ys and up saw Al…

Ameretto wins the Nagroda Europy in Poland as Katja Markwalder scores on Celtik

 August 27, 2012 – Poland ~In the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan –Nagroda Europy-(Group 3) race over 2600, meters, Ameretto (Amer x Win Taouy),bred by German Dr. Paul Daverio and owned by Manuela Scharfenberg, revived his racing career with a superb win. After winning five times in Italy, the son of Amer whose siblings…

World Endurance Championships’ teams pleased with results

    August 26, 2012, UK ~Spectacular UAE result at Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012  Full Results below A gold medal double for the UAE which took both the team and individual World Endurance Championships at the weekend will be difficult to better, a team spokesman said after the ride. Speaking at today’s post-ride…

Munahis wins Chateau Ksara Scandinavian Arabian Derby

 August 27, 2012 Jägersro Racecourse ~ Sheikh Mohammad Bin Faleh Al Thani’s Qatar-bred colt Munahis won the Chateau Ksara Scandinavian Arabian Derby 2012 run over 1m 3f dirt at Jägersro Racecourse on the 25’th of August. The grey son of Amer is trained in the Netherlands by Diana Dörenberg and was ridden by Scandinavian Champion Jockey Fredrik…

UAE sweeps the board at Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012

HEADLINE NEWS   August 25, 2012, UK ~ HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum became the World Endurance Champion after victory in the Longines FEI World Endurance Championship 2012 held at Euston Park near Thetford, Suffolk, UK (25th August 2012). Riding Madji Du Pont, Sheikh Mohammed completed the 160km Championship with a strong finish at an…

Updated entry list for World Endurance Championship to start August 25

August 23, 2012, Great Britain ~ The Start List for the FEI World Endurance Championships FEI 160 km  has been refined to include 152 riders from 20 countries. Horses and riders are ready for the Friday, August 24 inspection, after a Thursday opening night of revelry.  A clear report from the veterinarians will give  horse…

Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012 set to open with a strong field and a flourish

      August 23, 2012, England ~The Longines FEI World Endurance Championships (25th August 2012) will open this evening (Thusday 23rd August 2012) with a lavish opening ceremony in the grounds of Euston Hall near Thetford, Suffolk. A press conference today (23rd August) heard that the event to declare the competition officially open would celebrate the horse…

Scyphios finds firm footing to win at Newbury

August 22, 2012, UK ~   The Royal Cavalry of Oman has been the Arabian Racing Organisation’s Associate Sponsor since 2011, generously sponsoring a total of 31 races with ARO during the current UK racing season. These races have included a series of handicaps which qualified runners for the Premier Handicap Final held at Newbury…

Star-studded line-up for Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012

    August 19, 2012, UK Press Release ~An international field of 153 riders from 38 countries is set to line up for next week’s Longines FEI World Endurance Championships next week (25th August 2012) at Euston Park near Newmarket, Suffolk. (Entries below) A star-studded field, including three former world champions, is set to tackle…

Kentucky Bay prevails in the Ferndale Wathba Stud Farm Cup

August 18, 2012, Ferndale, California ~   Press Release -Arabian Maiden Special Weight Wathba Stud Farm Cup total purse $5,000 3 yrs and up The Victorian Village of Ferndale played host to the second of California’s four Wathba Stud Farm Cup races. A field of six maidens entered the starting gate to travel the 5 furlong distance.…

Route for Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012 a true championship test

    August 16, 2012, UK ~PRESS RELEASE ~Organizers of the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships at Euston Park, near Newmarket, Suffolk, UK have released final details of the 160km track that will test up to 150 riders from around 40 countries on 25th August 2012. The route comprises six loops of between 20km and 38km…

Newbury announces entries for August 18 Oman Handicap Stakes

 August 16, 2012, UK ~The Royal Cavalry of Oman Premier Handicap Stakes (SeriesFinal) 8F is set to go off on Saturday, 18 August at the Newbury race course. Sponsored by the Royal Cavalry of Oman, their representative will present a memento to the winning Owner, Trainer and Jockey. Prize Fund: £6,000 For Purebred Arabians, 3 yrs…

Endurance Rider races with the wind – to Hawaii

August 15, 2012, San Francisco ~ When Canadian sheep rancher, endurance rider and outdoor enthusiast, Jenny-Anne Mooney decided to sail by herself 2100 miles from San Francisco to Hawaii, it began as a personal quest, a test of limits, and a fulfillment of self-reliance. In all categories, it exceeded expectations. “I think I lost about 8…

Entries up for August 18 Wathba Stud Farm Cup in California

  August 15, 2012, California ~ The Wathba Stud Farm Cup entries are set for August 18 at Ferndale, California. The race is supported by the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival, and encourages small breeders and owners around the world. Ferndale – August 18, 2012 Race 3 – 3:07…

Oman riders ready for the World Endurance Championship 2012

      August 14, 2012 PARIS ~ Horse riders of the  Omani Royal Cavalry qualified for the World Endurance Championship 2012 to be held on August 25 in Britain with participation of 143 riders from forty countries around the world. The Royal Court Affairs (RCA) honoured the endurance team at the training camp in…

Joyous Dream Lands Wathba Stud Farm Cup in France

     August 14, 2012, Aurillac Racecourse ~ Joyous Dream did everything right under Fabrice Billiere to claim the 10th round of the Prix Danbik – The Wathba Stud Farm Cup at the Aurillac Racecourse on Monday, the oldest French racecourse in the Auvergne.  The four-year-old son of Al Sakbe is trained by JF Bernard on…

Bigg N Rich Landed the Wathba Cup in Belgium

Sunday, August 12, 2012,  Ghlin, Belgium ~ Release The event which was open for three-year-olds and above, attracted a strong field of 11 runners going to post, with horses coming from different countries around Europe and the Middle East to battle it to the wire in the Euro 6000 prize-money for the 1,600 run.  Bigg N…

World Endurance Championship in England lists 44 countries to enter

August 13, 2012, GBR ~  As the Olympics 2012 winds down in England, horses are shipping to London for another World Equestrian event. Janah Management has listed preliminary  nominations for the August 25, World Endurance Championship to be held at Euston Park.  As of this time, there are 44 countries sending squads and teams. More…

Umm Qarn’s Tabarak wins Doha Cup at Deauville

      August 11, 2012, Deauville, France~ HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani owned Tabarak established his credentials as a top notch performer, while asserting his supremacy in spectacular fashion, beating a credible field, en route to lifting the Doha Cup at the Deauville race course on Saturday. This event was sponsored by Qatar Racing…

Qatar’s Dahor De Brugere wins Al Rayyan Cup at Deauville

PRIX KESBEROY GR.1PA August 08, 2012, Deauville, France ~ Sporting the colours of HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani, Dahor De Brugère clinched the Al Rayyan Cup at Deauville racecourse in France on Tuesday. The Dahess progeny, Dahor De Brugere came with a spirited run in the final furlong to overhaul Mushrae in the shadow…

Great Britain readies competition team for World Endurance Championship 2012

August 9, 2012 ~Following a final performance trial at Wolverhampton racecourse on the 21st July, Endurance GB has announced the team of horses and riders that will represent Great Britain for the Longines FEI CEI 4* World Endurance Championships 2012. The riders in alphabetical order are: • Alice Beet  from Surrey riding Adara Sauveterre •…

Italy readies nominated riders for World Endurance Championship

 August 7, 2012, Italy ~ The Italian Federation has announced the nominated riders that will take part in the World Endurance Championship, (Championnat Mondiale Senior) to be held August 25 at Euston Park, outside of London. Congratulations and best to these riders: Nominated List for Italy:     Bertoni Elena – El Jamila Di Battista…

Arapahoe Park Arabian races for August weekend

August 5, 2012, Arapahoe Park, Colorado ~ The Allowance race over 6 F for 3 yrs and up, mares and fillies, purse $8,500 gave the win to TM Suspicious Minds (Burning Sand x Kinzi Kong – Kong) with Travis Wales up in a time of 1:20:14.   Owned by Running B  Stables, the Brent Beeman trained filly…

Garrett Ford and The Fury take first place finish at 57th Tevis Cup Ride

    August 5, 2012, Auburn, California ~The 57th Tevis Cup Ride, sponsored by the Western States Trail Foundation, started 204 riders from Robie Park, near Truckee, California, at 5:15 a.m. on August 4, 2012. Of those starters, 98 finished in Auburn, California — 100 miles later — within 24 hours. The winner of this…

Verdora tops field of 13 at Newbury in Wathba Stud Farm Cup

  August 5, 2012 Newbury Race Course UK ~Newbury Wathba Stud Farm Cup Premier Handicap Stakes for Purebred Arabians hit the seventh round in the UK on Sunday August 5. Details: 10F on Turf 3 yrs old and up 2000m €6,000 prize money and bonus for the winning breeder of the first horse past the post registered…

Kador NU tops field in Santa Rosa Wathba Stud Farm Cup

      August 4, 2012, Santa Rosa, California ~The Wathba Stud Farm Cup for three yr-olds and up raced today in Santa Rosa over six furlongs for a purse of $7,000 added by the Wathba Stud Farm Cup. First in the money was Kador N U who finished in a time of 1:23:79 over…

Second Annual Horse & Camel and Heritage Exhibition scheduled for January

  August 3, 2012 ~  The Sultanate of Oman is preparing for the second edition of their annual Horse & Cameland Heritge Exposition January  14-16, 2013 to be held at the Oman International Exhibition Center in Muscat. See Oman’s Horse & Camel Expo 2012 The 2013 HCH Expo will feature beauty shows for horses and…

Belgian European Junior and Young Rider Championship news

August 2, 2012 from Belgium ~Upon the decision of the FEI, the European Championships Juniors and Young Riders set for Saturday 8, September (CEIYRJ4 * 120 kms) is not open. This Championship will be the first with this restriction and  finalizes the decision that the European Endurance Championship will be from now on reserved only…

Italy announces long list of nominated riders for World Endurance Championship

August 2, 2012, Italie ~ The long list of the nominated entries for the Championnat du Monde Senior de Euston Park 2012 (UK) has been announced.  By August 8, this list will be paired to the 6 rider + 2  reserve list. Congratulations and best of luck! Felicitations!   Riders, Horse Bertoni Elena – El Jamila…

Entries set for August 4 Wathba Stud Farm Cup in Santa Rosa

     August 1, 2012, Santa Rosa, California – Entries are up for the August 4, Wathba Stud Farm Cup to be held at this Northern California track on Saturday. The entry list combines some of the top pedigrees running and should be a good contest for these young horses. The race gets off at  1:15 PM …