Monthly Archives: October 2013

UAE President’s Cup Gr 1 Invitee list for Santa Anita November 1

October 23, 2013, California  ~ The $150,000 prize money, UAE President’s Cup Gr 1 stakes, will be run for the first time on the undercard of the 30th Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 1 at Santa Anita Park in California. According to Kathy Smoke, USA Arabian Jockey Club President, 13 invitations were extended for…

Athlete del Sol Shines as Sheikh Zayed Cup returns to Baden Baden

October 21, 2013, Baden Baden, Germany ~ Athlete del Sol got off the mark as the six-year-old son of Dormane  (x La Volee) held on strongly to land the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Gr2 at the Baden Baden Racecourse, Sunday, October 20. Trained in Netherlands by Karine van den Bos and ridden…

Top class field for Wathba Stud Farm Cup in Belgium

October 13, 2013,  Belgium ~ The Arabian Horse Racing Club of Belgium (AHRCB) has declared 14 runners to battle it to the wire in the Euro 5,000 Wathba Stud Farm Cup race to be held at the Ghlin Racecourse, Belgium, on October 14. The lightly raced Madji, trained by Mrs. Regine Weissmeier looks good to…

FEI holds Second Endurance Strategic Planning Group in October

October 10, 2013, Lausanne ~ The FEI Endurance Strategic Planning Group (ESPG) held its second meeting in early October  continuing the process of strategic planning to meet the needs of the FEI’s second biggest discipline and address the challenges for an ongoing clean and responsible sport. The Group, chaired by Andrew Finding, CEO of the…

UAE’s Al Ain racecourse now debuts January 31, 2014

October 12, 2013, Dubai ~ Al Ain’s Al Nakheel race track, which is set to become the fifth racecourse in the UAE during the 2013-2014 UAE racing season, will host its much-anticipated first race meeting next year, according to a revised schedule announced by the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) on Tuesday. The new track at…

NC Casey Jones wins Fresno Wathba Stud Farm Cup

 October 10, California ~ NC CASEY JONES ridden by Chris Russell make a steady run at the leaders and pulled away to win by 1 1/2 lengths in the second race at the California Big Fresno Fair Race Meet on October 5. NC Casey Jones ( Makzan x Shes The Most) ran his first race…

UAE Starts Racing Season November 1

October 10, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ The dates for the UAE’s 2013-2014 racing season have been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The new season’s inaugural day of racing will be held at…

Sawaya Elected IFAHR Ladies Racing chairman

October 9, 2013, Paris ~ Lara Sawaya, director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, has been elected chairman of the Ladies Racing at the International Federation of the Arabian Horse Racing Authority (IFAHR), it was announced during the general meeting of the world Arabian racing body…

Mushrae Tops Quality Field at Qatar Arabian World Cup

Sunday 6th October, Paris ~ Qatar Arabian World Cup Sponsored by Qatar Pretroleum International In a race led by Boum de Ghazal up  until the start of the home straight, Mushrae  was biding his time in the middle of the pack, then broke away in the false home straight and slipped onto the trail of…

USA Completions at Pan Am Endurance Championship Uruguay

October 6, 2013 ~ 2013 Pan American Endurance Championship Junior/Young Rider & Seniors September 27, 2013 Trinidad, Uruguay by EMMETT ROSS, Chef d’ Equipe A trio of our committed up-and-coming international endurance riders, including two young riders, McCamey Kimbler and Mallory Capps, and one senior rider, Mae Chase-Dunn, made a huge commitment with family support to…

Top Cards 92nd Qatar Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe weekend

October 5, 2013, Paris ~This weekend, October 5, 6, 2013, is the 92nd running of the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe and the weekend promises a tremendous line-up of racing. Held at Longchamps race course outside of Paris, the Prix is the the richest turf race in the world and and many of racing’s principal…

Top Price of €240,000 Paid for No Problem Al Maury

October 3, 2013, Saint Cloud, France ~PURE BRED ARABIAN SALE The Purebred Arabian Sale is the first rendezvous of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend, which is the stage for the most prestigious races dedicated to both thoroughbred and pure bred Arabians. The 2013 edition of the sale posted a turnover of €1,535,000 (including private…

Chase-Dunn and Kimbler Have Strong Performances at Pan American Endurance Championship

 Mae Chase-Dunn (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Endurance Athletes Association) October 2, 2013, Official Press Release, Lexington, Kentucky ~ The U.S. was represented well at the Pan American Endurance Championship in Trinidad, Uruguay. On September 27, Mae Chase-Dunn tackled the 120km race in the Senior division while McCamey Kimbler and Mallory Capps contested the Young Riders/Juniors…

Thrilling Season Finale at Hereford

October 2, 2013, UK ~ The curtain came down on another thrilling season of Arabian racing with an action-packed seven-race card at Hereford, held under the banner of the Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) on Saturday, 28 September. Gill Duffield, whose Djakbar Des Forges  (Akbar x Djosera Des Forges), won the opening Wathba Stud Farm Cup…

The Arabian Horse Celebration in Kentucky Shows Off Racehorse,Whos Your Daddy

 The second annual Arabian Horse Celebration was held in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exhibition Center in Louisville, Kentucky on September 17-21, 2013. This week-long event focused on many aspects of owners and lovers of the Arabian horse and highlighted many of the various disciplines at which the Arabian horse excels. Daily events included educational forums, demonstrations…