Monthly Archives: September 2012

Burnin Rubber takes track record at Wathba Stud Farm Cup in Stockton, California

September 29, Stockton, California- and it was a brilliant, warm day in California for the Stockton Wathba Cup  Allowance for Arabian Three Year Olds and up – 6 F,  Purse, $8,900 with Wathba Cup sponsor included. Kador N U set the pace firmly going away – and around the turn by 5 lengths. Burnin Rubber had…

Arabian Horse Celebration—A Great Success!

September 28, 2012  Championship Horse Show  Seminars, Demonstrations, Youth workshops The inaugural Arabian Horse Celebration, held in Louisville, Kentucky, September 18-22, 2012, was an unqualified success. Why? For one thing, the well over 300 horses that came to the party more than covered the break even number organizers were hoping for. The four-day event did more…

Al Dahis lives up to the challenge

September 20, 2012, Malmoe, Sweden ~ Top Swedish jockey Per-Anders Graberg partnered Al Dahis to glory in the 1200m The Wathba Stud Farm International Arabian Sprint, the last Gr-3 of the season, at the Jagersro Racetrack (dirt) here on Thursday evening. The eight-year-old son of Sheridhah-Al Rabab raced from the centre of the track before he…

Endurance Rider With Passion for Arabian Flat Racing

September 28, 2012 ~ Garrett Ford of Durango, Colorado, is passionate about feet. Owner of the EasyCare horse boot company, his product and research & development on proper handling and protection of the foot of the horse have often made the difference between sore and sound. An avid endurance rider, the 41-year-old Ford rode his…

Normandy Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 Aims for Excellence

   Caen, 27  September 2012  ~  696 days to go ~ “We are now less than twenty-four months away from the event and everyone is working hard,” said Laurent Beauvais, President of the Normandie 2014 Organizing Committee. “The aim is for excellence, and to make a real success of the event from every point of view:…

Wathba Stud Farm Cup returns to Sweden

    Thursday, September 27, 2012, Stockholm ~  The stage is set for the 1200m Wathba Stud Farm Jagersro International Sprint (Group-3 PA) at the Jagersro Racetrack (dirt) with eight horses from Sweden, Iraq, Holland and Germany lining up for honours on Thursday afternoon. The 16th round of the series is held under the directives of HH…

Entries up for September 29 Wathba Stud Farm Cup Stockton California

Saturday September 29 promises a racing card that features Burning Sand in 6 out of 8 pedigrees and some very good racing. Stockton – September 29, 2012 Race 2 – 1:45 PM (Arabian) ALLOWANCE Purse $8,500. (Includes $2,000 – Other Sources). For Three Year Olds And Upward Which Have Never Won Four Races. Three Year Olds, 119 Lbs.;…

Dubai International Race Day triumph of Arabian Champions

       September 23, 2012, UK ~ Congratulations to all of the winners at Dubai International Race Day at Newbury Racecourse, the 30th Anniversary of Championship Arabian racing. The day, heralded with non stop rain, delivered trial and triumph for 89 runners. Results: Purebred Arabian Premier Handicap of 7F – Winning time: 01:37:16 Race…

Dubai Day Promises Premier Arabian Racing

Sunday 23 September, UK ~ Dubai Day at Newbury is one of the premier events of the British Arabian Racing Season and gives promise to see in action some of the best Arabian runners of the season gathered in one place. The first race to go off at 2PM for Purebred Arabians 4 yrs and…

Italy wins individual – France Team Gold at European Endurance Champs CEIYR**

September 17, 2012, Mont Le Soie, Belgium ~ CEI**YR/CEI*  September 8, 9 On Saturday 8th September the European Championship for Young Riders was held at Mont Le Soie, Belgium. The competitors  numbered 58 from 18 countries which included 10 teams. The countries entered were: Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Great-Britain, Netherlands, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal,…

EARS Conference, added Ladies Championship races, French Conference in the news

     September 17, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ Several press conferences during September in Abu Dhabi announced new programs and added incentives for the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival. In 2013, more than 64 races will be run within the three series:  the Wathba Stud Farm Cup, with 25…

ADIHEX 2012, the Wrap

September 17, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ The 10th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2012 began the festivities with the official visit of HH. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed al Nahyan. He was accompanied by a host of dignitaries, and more came daily during the four-day show. ADIHEX has grown from…

Dubai International Arabian Race Day celebrates 30th Anniversary

Press Release September 17, 2012, UK ~ Staged under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, the Dubai International Arabian Race Day celebrates its 30th anniversary at Newbury Racecourse on Sunday, 23 September with record prize money and a fabulous array of attractions…

Terach El Samawi lives up to the expectations

     September 16, 2012, Lausanne ~ Top weight Terach El Samawi survived a stewards’ inquiry to land the 15th round of the Wathba Stud Farm Cup series at the Hippodrome D’Avenches on Saturday afternoon. The six-year-old son of Tidijani made virtually all to win hands and heels under Fabian Weissmeier ahead of the mount of…

Terach Al Samawi eyes The Wathba Stud Farm Cup glory

 September 15, 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland ~ A strong field of nine horses have been declared to battle it to the wire in the 15th round of the Wathba Stud Farm Cup at the Avenches Racecourse on Saturday. The 1800m turf contest carries a total purse of Euro 6.312.93 in prize-money and has attracted runners from Switzerland,…

Hilal Al Zaman wins President of the UAE Cup in Istanbul

September 13, 2012, Istanbul ~ Grade 1PA International Malazgirt Trophy  with added prize money sponsored by The President of the UAE Cup Series. 1600m 3 yrs+ WAHO registered TOTAL prize money:103,323.63 EUR €65,000 + €26,0000 President’s Cup added to winner   The seven-year old, Hilal Al Zaman pulled off a coup at the Veliefendi Hipodromu at Istanbul Turkey…

Shreak OA wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup VIII in The Netherlands

       September 8, 2012, Dundight ~ Shrek OA finally tasted success in eight starts when 4-year-old chestnut the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s VIII Al Wathba Stud Farm Cup race held in The Netherlands on Saturday, September 8. The 1800-metre race, the 8th race in the Wathba Stud Farm Cup series to be held at…

Sartejano prevails at Stockholm GR 3 Arabian Cup

August 10, 2012, Sweden ~ The Stockholm Arabian Cup, run at Täby  on September 9 over 1 m. 2 F, is one of three PA Gr3 races in Sweden and is traditionally run come September. With some 8000 euros to the winner, this years field included three challengers from the Netherlands. Having won the Sheikh Mansoor Bin…

Stage set for Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak EARS Conference

September 9, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ After successfully staging the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference as part of the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival, preparations are well in place to host the first edition of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak EARS (European Association Racing Schools) Conference on Education and…

Sandeed and Ijad win HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed races at Craon, France

September 1, 2012,  Craon, France ~  Press release: A large crowd witnessed some top quality Purebred Arabian racing at the Craon racecourse about 300 kms from the French capital of Paris on Saturday evening. In a double treat, Sandeed scored a surprise win under Gerald Avranche in the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group…