Monthly Archives: September 2016

Champion Paddys Day Scores for Borel at Churchill Downs

Paddys Day wins

26 September 2016, Kentucky, USA ~ There was something of a fairytale element to the result of the $100,000 Grade I UAE President Cup at Churchill Downs, Kentucky, on Saturday, 24 September, when champions Paddys Day and Calvin Borel combined to take the Purebred Arabian feature. Taking place over a mile and one sixteenth at…

UAE Winner in HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup

UAE Ladies winner

French ladies win team gold in HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival-supported event26 September 2016, Montauban, France ~ In a memorable day for UAE lady riders, Alia Ahmad Mohammed Al Saboori won the 120-km CEIO HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup while Alyazia Khalid Khalifa Al Romaithi finished second in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin…

Germany’s Sabrina Arnold Wins FEI World Championship for Young Horses in Montauban, France

Germany’s Arnold rides Tsagan Nour to win Festival-supported FEI championship 24 September 2016, Montauban, France ~ Germany’s Sabrina Arnold steered 7-year-old Tsagan Nour to a superb win in the 122-km FEI World Championship for Young Horses organized by Endurance Equestrian Negrepellise in the historic Saint-Etienne-de-Tulmont region in Montauban, Toulouse, France, on Friday, 23 September 2016.…

DIAR Returns to USA for 2016

DIAR supports four Arabian races at Lone Star Park, Texas22 September 2016, USA ~ Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) is delighted to announce that the global race program for Arabian racehorses will return to the USA on 4 November 2016, at Lone Star Park, near Dallas, Texas. The DIAR initiative is the brainchild of His…

Saint-Etienne-de-Tulmont, France, to Stage Endurance Championships

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival-supported FEI World Championship for Young Horses on Friday22 September 2016, Montauban, France ~ After a hectic schedule of Purebred Arabian flat racing in the recent weeks, the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival now shifts its focus to endurance. Over 200 horses and riders…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Supports United Kingdom’s Women of the Future Awards

HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival supports Sport category in Britain’s Women of the Future Awards21 September 2016, UK ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, one of the world’s most respected horse racing organizations run under the patronage of…

Sand Victor Wins Los Alamitos Final Leg of Sheikh Zayed Cup Triple Crown

Second-placed Paddys Day retains Triple Crown title18 September 2016, Los Alamitos, California, USA ~ In a nail-biting battle to the finish line, Sand Victor under Hugo Herrera delivered another shock to hot favorite Paddys Day to win the $48,700 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Arabian Cup Diamond Jewel Grade II on Saturday, 17 September…

Jaume Punti Dachs takes Spain to Team and Individual Gold at WEC

Spain Wins Team Gold, France Silver, The Netherlands Bronze18 September 2016 ~ Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2016 ~ In a day of weather that changed as often as the ride leaders, Spain’s Jaume Punti Dachs captured individual gold and led his compatriots Alex Luque Moral and Angel Soy Coll to the team title at…

Hall of Fame Jockey to be Ambassador for HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival

American Krone was the first female jockey to win a Triple Crown race, Breeders’ Cup18 September, 2016, Los Alamitos, California, USA ~ The first female jockey to win the a USA Triple Crown race and a Breeder’s Cup – Julie Krone- has been tapped as an Ambassador for the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al…

Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Triple Jewel Series Ends in California

Will Paddys Day retain 2015 Triple Jewel Title1 6 September 2016, Los Alamitos, California, USA ~Paddys Day, winner of the 2015 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Triple Jewel series, looks set to successfully defend that title when he starts as firm favorite in the $48,700 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Arabian Cup…

Puerto Rican Apprentice Qualifies for Finale of HH Sheikha Fatima World Championship

Owen saddles 1st and 3rd for HH Sheikh Hamdan in Lingfield Park10 September 2016, UK ~ James Owen saddled the winner as well as the third-placed horse for HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai Deputy Ruler and Minister of Finance, in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat…

Lightning Strikes in the President of the UAE Cup at Doncaster

Doncaster welcomes final Group race of the ARO season9 September 2016, Doncaster, UK ~ In a dramatic end to The President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) Group 1 PA at Doncaster on 8 September, Lightning Bolt got up by a head to beat favorite Tayf in a photo finish for the £80,000 race.…

Zells Kate Outdistances the Pack at Jockey Club of Sao Paulo

Zells Kate

Brilliant win for Zells Kate in her debut on Prize Wilma9 September 2016, Sao Paulo, Brazil ~ On Brazil’s National Independence Day on 7 September, the Jockey Club de São Paulo set up the first Triple Crown races for both colts and mares and fillies at Hipódromo de Cidade Jardim. HARC – Zells Kate shines…

Karar Tabbed Favorite at Lingfield Park Apprentice Race

Karar

Festival Supported HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice race at Lingfield Park, UK, on Saturday 8 September 2016, Lingfield Park, UK ~ Three runners owned by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Deputy Ruler and Minister of Finance are part of the 10-strong line-up in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan…

Spanish Sweep European Endurance Championship for Young Riders and Juniors in Portugal

5 September 2016, Portugal ~ On 3 September 2016, Spanish rider Paula Muntala Sanchez riding 10-year old part-Arabian Echo Falls emerged victorious after the 120 km ride to capture the Gold in the Meydan FEI 120 km European Endurance Championship for Young Riders and Juniors, leading the Spanish team riders to Gold as well. Held…

Eight Line Up for The President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) at Doncaster

Tayf and Khataab in rematchSeptember 6, 2016, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England ~ The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) confirms eight declarations for the President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) Group 1 PA, to be run at Doncaster as part of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival on Thursday, 8 September. The mile and a quarter race for…

Gold Coast Stages Two Wathba Stud Farm Cup Races

Reid River R-Mani, Djehlbi rise to the top 3 September 2016, Australia ~ Reid River R-Mani and Djehlbi emerged winners in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup races as the globe-trotting series made its debut at the Gold Coast Turf Club in Australia…