Monthly Archives: November 2015

Argentina’s Milena Mendez Partners Moreno to win Sheikha Fatima Ladies Endurance Cup

CEN 100-km Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup28 November 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Milena Mendez on the 11-year-old bay crossbred stallion Moreno from Al Reef Stables won the 100-km Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup for the second year in a row at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba, Abu…

HH Sheikha Fatima Cup CEN 100km Stages at Al Wathba

Over 100 lady riders for HH Sheikha Fatima Cup on Saturday, 28 November27 November 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Over 100 lady riders are expected to start in the Saturday 28 November endurance ride at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. “The…

What’s In The Future for Shadwell DIAR Races?

With Shadwell Committee Chairman, Mirza Al Sayegh and UK Stud Director, Richard Lancaster25 November 2015, Arizona ~ When the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) came to Texas the second week in November, the festivities featured cowboys, Longhorn cattle, 10 gallon hats, barbecue, and plenty of horses. While in Texas, DIAR committee Chairman Mirza Al Sayegh, and…

Courtney Ball Wins 2015 USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award

23 November 2015, Lexington, Kentucky ~ The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced that Courtney Ball is the winner of the 2015 USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award. The USEF Youth Sportsman’s Award is designed to identify potential future leaders in the equine industry and provides an opportunity for the USEF to recognize outstanding youth members…

FEI Honors Equestrian World with Awards

23 November 2015, Puerto Rico ~ The five winners of the FEI Awards 2015, the Oscars of the equestrian world, were presented with their awards by Hollywood actress Bo Derek at a Longines sponsored glittering gala dinner in the Puerto Rican capital city of San Juan on 14 November. Saluting the heroes of today and…

Estourah Wins Handicap at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club

Huyam strikes for Al Alawi in Wathba Stud Farm Cup23 November 2015, Aubu Dhabi, UAE ~ Eric Lemartinel saddled the 1-2 in the main Purebred Arabian race, a 2200m handicap, with Wayne Smith and Estourah (AL NASR(FR) denying Tadhg O’Shea and RB Rich Surprise at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse on Sunday, 22 November…

Wathba Stud Farm Cup makes Memorable Al Ain debut

Aske saddles winner with her very first runner 21 November 2015, Al Ain, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup made a memorable debut at the Al Ain racecourse and the victory of Latifa Princess saddled by Veronica Aske added another chapter…

Sharjah awards HARC Winner, Mischievous MHF

HARC Winner at SharjahSaturday 14 November 2015, Sharjah, UAE ~ Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum and jockey O’Neill were denied in the featured 1700m handicap after the jockey attempted to lead all the way on Fantastique MHF, winner of the same race last year. Turning for home a repeat looked on the cards but…

DIAR Sponsored Texas Arabian Races at Lone Star Park Great Success

13 November 2015 Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie, Texas ~ Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) is expanding its Arabian racing support around the world. On 13 November 2015 DIAR sponsored four Arabian Stakes Races while enjoying Texas hospitality at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. This new series of races is being held in the…

FEI Find New Adverse Findings Involving Prohibited Substances

FEI announces new proceedings in prohibited substance cases 17 November 2015, Lausanne (SUI) ~ Samples taken at the CSIO2* in Tehran (IRI), 22-25 September 2015 from the horse Sir de Diamant (FEI ID 102PH75/IRI), ridden by Mohammad Davoud Shekofti (IRI), have returned positive for the Banned Substance Stanozolol and its metabolite, 16 Beta Hydroxy-Stanozol, an…

December Qatar Derby International Festival Features Thoroughbred and Arabian races

Qatar inviting International runners16 November 2015, Doha, Qatar ~ The 2015 Qatar International Derby Festival takes place on 29 and 30 December 2015. The feature race on 29 December for Thoroughbreds is the USD $100,000 Al Rayyan Stakes for two-year old colts, geldings and fillies, run over 7 furlongs. On 30 December the feature race…

Areem Wins Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Prep in Abu Dhabi

MH Kanz wins Wathba Stud Farm CupSunday, 15 November 2015, Abu Dhabi ~The best of Sunday’s Purebred Arabian action at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club race course, the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Prep over 1600m, produced an impressive performance from Areem (Mahabb(AE). Quickly sent to the front by Wayne Smith, he bounded clear…

Arqana Sale to Continue Despite Tragedy in France

The Autumn Sale will go ahead in Deauville Monday to Wednesday14 October 2015, Paris, France ~ We deplore the violence in France, and the attitude is not to allow this to close down the country. Arqana will go ahead with scheduled Autumn Sale. We are with you. The ARQANA Autumn Sale will go ahead in Deauville…

Kalino Adds Name to Top Rated Arabian Race Horses in Abu Dhabi Championship

Kalino noses out Sahabba

Euros 1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown9 October 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~The racing fraternity watched in awe as Qatar raider Kalino won the world’s richest race for Purebred Arabians – the Euros 1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (Group 1) on 8 November at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian…

Top Jock Olivier Peslier On Kalino Wins World’s Richest Purebred Arabian Race

Full Race Results Below8 November 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Abu Dhabi’s first meeting of the new season on Sunday evening featured the inaugural running of the €1.2million Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown over 1600m and the most valuable Purebred Arabian contest in the world. Befitting its world ranking, the…

Media Share Limelight at Abu Dhabi Conference

8 November 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ On Friday, 6 November the opening session of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Training and Education Conference panel at the National Archives building approached the wide subject of PR and Media for Racing Industry Recruitment. Led by Moderator, Philip Brannan, speakers were Top TV Race Presenter, Derek Thompson; Pamela Burton, publisher…

Euros 1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (Group 1) on Sunday 8 November

Top quality contenders for world’s richest race for Purebred Arabian horses7 October 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ History will be made at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club race course on Sunday, 8 November 2015 when 16 runners burst out of their stalls at 8.45 pm in the world’s richest race for Purebred Arabians in the…

UAE Racing Fraternity Head to Sharjah for Saturday Season Opener

6 November 2015 ~ Sharjah is the third racecourse to stage racing in the UAE this season and Saturday’s first meeting is a six race affair which has attracted a very healthy turnout with 86 runners set to face the starter. The official feature is a 2000m handicap with a maximum field of 16 set…

World’s Richest Arabian Race Launches New Abu Dhabi Season

€1.2m at Stake in New G1 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown 7 November 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Abu Dhabi kick off their new season in spectacular style on Sunday with the inaugural running of the world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian race, the €1.2million Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan…

Experts Share Knowledge during HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Conference on Training and Education

HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s One World, 6 Continents6 October 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ On Thursday, the second day of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Training and Education Conference opened with welcomes by Aref Alawani, Secretary General of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Dr Abdulla Rayess,…

FEI appoints The Sports Consultancy as Global Sponsorship Sales Agency

5 November 2015, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The FEI has appointed The Sports Consultancy as its official global sponsorship sales agency up to and including the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 in Bromont/Montreal (CAN). The Sports Consultancy, appointed after a competitive tender earlier this year, has a proven track record working with the FEI on a…

Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Crown Jewel (G 1) Spectacular on 8 November

5 November 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival has promised to make the November 8 race meeting at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club an exciting and memorable event, both on and off the track. Addressing a press conference on 4 October at…

International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) General Assembly Meets In Abu Dhabi

Date: November 04, 2014 ~ The General Assembly meeting of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) held on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at Eastern Mangroves Hotel in Abu Dhabi, approved 12 names to receive the Racing Scholarship Fund, (RSF), a first of its kind mentorship program initiated by IFHRA. The board had received 19…

Official Draw for World’s Richest Purebred Arabian horse race held in Abu Dhabi

3 October 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ An impressive show with the presence of two live race horses inside the hall at the Anantara Eastern Mangroves kick-started the week-long One World, 6 Continents Abu Dhabi the Capital festival which brings the curtain down on the activities of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan…

IFHRA General Assembly Will Meet in Abu Dhabi

The General Assembly meeting of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) will review the 2016 schedule and Racing Scholarship Fund before the three-day IFHRA Conference.3 October 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The General Assembly meeting of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) will be held from 10.00 am onwards at the…