Monthly Archives: July 2015

Top quality field for 1 August Group One Qatar International Stakes

31 July 2015, Goodwood Festival, UK ~ A superb field of 16 horses has been declared for the Qatar International Stakes (Group 1 PA). Previously listed as the Harwood International, this is the first time the race has been included in the Qatar Goodwood Festival and it will be one of the highlights of the…

Julian Smart and Harry Bentley Dominate in Double Group 1 Wins at Newbury

The race day sported international entries and international guests26 July 2015, Newbury, UK ~ The excitement of eight races on Sunday, 26 July warmed up a wet and sloppy day at Newbury. The top tally for the three Group 1 races on Dubai International Arabian Races day was two for trainer Julian Smart and jockey Harry Bentley with wins…

UAE National Federation Suspension Lifted by FEI Bureau

UAE National Federation suspension lifted by FEI Bureau following signature of agreement 27 July 2015, Lausanne (SUI)~ The FEI Bureau has unanimously approved the immediate reinstatement of the United Arab Emirates National Federation to full membership of the FEI following signature of a legally binding agreement between the two parties in which the Emirates Equestrian…

Hania DA wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup IV in The Netherlands

27 July 2015, Duindigt ~ Promising three-year-old filly Hania DA won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud farm Cup IV held at the Draf-en Renbaan Duindigt on Sunday, 26 July. With Victor and Lightning Bolt being non-starters, eight horses including winner of the previous Wathba…

Dubai International Arabian Races Racecard Promises Newbury Excitement

KATONAHOTINROOF takes PP 1 in the first race 24 July 2015, England ~ Sunday’s racecard at the Newbury track will trot out top Arabians in eight races, three of them Gr 1 PA. [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Runners-Riders-2.pdf” save=”1″]  

Arabian Racing Takes Center Stage at Newbury 26 July

21 July 2015, Newbury UK ~ The stage is set for the most exciting renewal yet of the Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury Racecourse on Sunday, 26 July, which boasts a day of top class Arabian racing, valuable prize giveaways, family entertainments and free admission for all. Staged under the patronage of His Highness…

Labwah Wins First HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Race in Norway

Labwah wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup21 July 2015, Norway ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival made its debut in Norway with a Wathba Stud Farm Cup race in Ovrevoll earlier this month. Labwah, trained by Mrs. Pia Hoiom and ridden by Pers-Anders Graberg won the 1800-metre…

US Horses Take One – Two at Newbury 18 July Maiden Stakes

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The Royal Cavalry Of Oman Maiden Stakes18 July, 2015, Newbury, UK ~ After taking over the lead in a late run at the Newbury race track, KATONAHOTINROOF MHF (Kaolino (FR) x Morning Lyght by Monarch AH) ran away from the field in this maiden race under jockey Simon Walker. After seeing a clear path in…

RB Frynch Broad Wins Over ALL N ALL in Deleware Shoot-out

18 July 2015 Delaware Park ~ The Delaware Park Arabian Oaks Gr 2 sponsored by Cre Run Enterprises once again pitted RB Frynch Broad, owned by Dianne Waldron of Rosebrook Farms against All N All, owned by Cre-Run Enterprises. The race was for Arabian Fillies 3 & 4 years. This was the third time for this head-to-head…

Jomar Torres Roman from Puerto Rico Savors Victory with Ayers

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship race in Sacramento, California, USA 18 July 2015, Sacramento, California ~ Jomar Torres Roman from Puerto Rico became the third Apprentice to qualify for the final of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s 2015 HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak…

The Royal Cavalry Of Oman Maiden Stakes at Newbury 18 July

17 July 2015, UK ~ Maidens take aim in Royal Cavalry of Oman Stakes at Newbury racecourse, UK. [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Newbury-18-July-Arabian-Racecard.pdf” save=”1″] Verdict/Preview by Gary Capewell:   A very interesting maiden. Storm Troupour is making his UK and turf debut and is the first runner for his trainer, he’s very interesting as he’s bred to be…

Third Leg of Apprentice World Championships Saturday in Sacramento

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship Flat Race in Sacramento 17 July 2015, USA ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival stops in Sacramento, California, on Saturday, 18 July for the third leg of the 2015 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship. Recent…

Kelsey Russell Wins Individual Gold in North American Young Rider Endurance Championship

USA Southeast Claims Team Gold17 July 2015, Lexington, Kentucky ~ Kelsey Russell of Williston, Florida, won the individual competition of the North American Young Rider Endurance Championship aboard My Wild Irish Gold on Thursday, 16 July, with a time of 5:43:56. Hanna Weightman (Shamong, N.J.) took the Individual Silver medal with Syrocco Rabia finishing in…

Top Junior & Young Rider FEI Competitors Come Together in Kentucky

2015 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North Welcomes 222 Riders 15 July 2015, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ~ The Opening Ceremonies on 14 July marked the kick-off for the 2015 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC). A list of 222 entries are set to compete in the championships, which run…

DIAR Racing at Newbury 9 July

8 July 2015 ~ UK Newbury race scheduled for 9 July- three year olds for 7 furlongs, the only filly being Selketh. Preview by Larry Capewell: “An interesting field with only Nicsar Diamond Jubilee having previously raced. That experience will prove useful but it would be a surprise if this race didn’t go to a…

ERA Announces New Appointments

6  July 2015, Dubai ~ The Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) has announced the appointment of two senior Officials. Dr Martin Wainscott will join the ERA Veterinary Regulatory Department. Dr Wainscott, who graduated from Massey University New Zealand, has vast experience in racing veterinary regulation having worked in New Zealand, Australia and Macau. Prior to joining the ERA, Dr…

Double for Powell in HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival races in Pleasanton, California

Paddys Day on course for Triple Jewel6 July 2015, California ~ Paddys Day kept himself in contention for the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s newly-introduced Triple Jewel bonus of US$150,000 with a superb win in the second leg in Pleasanton, California, on Sunday, 5 July. Ridden by…

Arabian Global Flat Racing Festival Racing Around the World

Al Mouhannad

5 July 2015, USA ~ While in Pleasanton California, USA, two premier races of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival will go off on 5 July, elsewhere two Wathba Stud Farm Cup races were held on 4 July. In France, Al Mouhannad (Nizam x Al Ryme) under Thomas Henderson won…

Two Arabian Races in California Match Exciting Runners

3 July 2015 Pleasanton, California ~ Opening the card and fresh from her historic win in the COBRA Distaff Sprint on 14 June at Arapahoe Park, Colorado, Ms Dixie makes her next run on 5 July at Oak Tree At Pleasanton in Northern California for the Quarter Moon Ranch. The seven-year old Burning Sand mare,…

Arabian Racing Cup supports With Breeders Incentives

3 July 2015, California ~ The Arabian Racing Cup Stakes, contested at Oak Tree in Pleasanton on 21 June, was the first in a series of races the Cup (ARC) is supporting in 2015. In addition to the $4,000 in sponsorship money that was added to the purse, the Cup presented Breeders Incentive payouts directly to…