Monthly Archives: October 2016

Can Jockeys Benefit from Vitamin Therapy?

Beverly Hills to Abu Dhabi 28 October 2016, USA ~ As a health advisor to movie stars and multi-million dollar athletes, Matea Polisoto N.D.,a licensed Naturopathic Medical Doctor based in Beverly Hills, California, combines medical art, advanced dietary knowledge, and holistic healing with the tact of Mahatma Gandhi. We met up with Dr. Matea in…

O’Shea Registers Late Sharjah Double

29 October 2016, Sharjah, UAE ~ The most valuable race on Saturday’s Sharjah Racecourse card was the concluding 2000m handicap which saw UAE Champion Jockey, Tadhg O’Shea at his strongest to land the spoils aboard Purebred Arabian, Men Alemarat. Four of the eight runners held every chance as they entered the final 200m of the…

First Heritage European Championship (HARC) in Ghlin, Belgium

HARC race 31 October live streaming 29 October 2016, Belgium ~ The Heritage Arabian Racing Club will sponsor the first Heritage European Championship (HARC) to take place on Monday, 31 October in Ghlin, Belgium. Twelve (12) HARC eligible horses will meet the 2100m challenge coming from as far afield as Russia, Sweden, UK and of…

Karimah Wins Zayed Cup in Toulouse

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s premier race series ends international campaign28 October 2016, Toulouse, France ~ Karimah, a 3-year-old filly owned by the Royal Cavalry of Oman and bred by HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, was ridden to a thrilling victory by Francois-Xavier Bertras in the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group…

Polish Apprentice To Sport Al Asayl Silks in Sharjah Races

Kamil

Sheikh Mansoor Festival Mentorship Program28 October 2016, Sharjah, UAE ~ It will be a huge moment for Polish Apprentice jockey Kamil Grzybowski when he wears the silks of the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in the Sharjah Police Headquarters race in Sharjah on Saturday, 29 October 2016. Grzybowski is mentored…

“One World, 6 Continent, Abu Dhabi The Capital” – Agenda, Abu Dhabi

7 – 14 November 2016 HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Festival Finals “One World, 6 Continent, Abu Dhabi The Capital” 7 – 14 November 2016       Nov 7 – Monday Arrival of guests Al Seef Resort &Spa by Andalus, Park Rotana Hotel, Anantara Eastern Mangroves Nov 8 – Tuesday 12 pm Official Draw…

Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Stages Four Final Group II Races in Toulouse

Ziyadd at Rome's Campanelle racecourse

UAE owners strongly represented in Thursday’s meetingOctober 26, 2016 _ Toulouse, France ~ HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival will mark its final race in the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup 2016 series at the Toulouse Hippodrome in France on Thursday, 27 October 2016. The Sheikh…

Runners Announced for Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel (Group 1)

2015 winner, Kalino

13 November line up includes 2015 winner Kalino, US Triple Jewel champion Paddys Day for Euros 1.2m race24 October, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The second running of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Euros 1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1)…

Three U.S. Horses Headed to the World’s Richest Arabian Race

Thess Is Awesome Santa Anita 2016

USA Arabians invited to prestigious HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Richest race in Abu Dhabi21 October 2016, Aurora, Colorado ~ Three of America’s finest Arabian race horses are headed to Abu Dhabi for the world’s richest Arabian race: The EUR 1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (Group 1) on 13 November 2016…

Thabit and Mirna Finish One -Two at Tarbes

Last race of 2016 Series HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship in Tarbes, France 17 October 2016, Tarbes, France ~ Thabit and Mirna, owned by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, finished 1-2 in the final qualifying leg of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) race at…

New Dates, Events Scheduled for Global Arabian Festival Support

October 2016, Abu Dhabi ~ Exciting announcements came out of the Conference in Abu Dhabi on the sidelines of the 2016 Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition. The 2017 World Arabian Horse Racing Conference will be held in North African City of Marrakesh, Morocco, from 1-7 May 2017. May Tentative Schedule: 1 –    Guests…

Pilroth Strikes on Macallan in Sweden

Macallan and Pilroth on the rail

Second year in a row for Pilroth at the Wathba Stud Farm Cup (Group 3) in Sweden 11 October 2016, Jagersro, Sweden ~ Anna Pilroth on Macallan scored for the second time in two years with a superb finish in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba…

World Arabian Horse Racing Conference 2017 in Marrakesh, Morocco

Darley Awards in Hollywood on 31 March 20177 October 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Marrakesh, Morocco, will play host to the eighth edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference, (WAHRC) from 1-7 May 2017, under the umbrella of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Ms. Lara Sawaya, Executive…

Expanded Endurance for HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival 2017

Festival promises expanded endurance coverage in 2017 6 October 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Endurance sport under the umbrella of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is spreading its wings far and wide and will include several more countries in the 2017 season. Ms Lara Sawaya, Executive…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Grand Finale 2016  

6 September 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ As many as 1,800 invitees, including endurance and flat racing jockeys and other officials, are expected to attend the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s ‘One World, Six Continents’ extravaganza to be held at Abu Dhabi, UAE, from 7-14 November 2016, marking the end of…

Al Mourtajez Wins Qatar Arabian World Cup Group 1 at Chantilly

Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend at Chantilly racecourse 2 October 2016, Chantilly, France ~ Al Mourtajez under jockey Julien Auge’ has handily won the 2016 edition of the Arabian World Cup (Gr1 PA), Sunday, 2 October, at Chantilly race course outside of Paris. Owned by the Al Shaqab Racing operation and trained by Thomas…

HH Sheikh Mansoor-owned Naziq wins Group 1 at Chantilly

QATAR TOTAL ARABIAN TROPHY DES JUMENTS Won by Naziq2 October 2016, Chantilly, France ~ Naziq, owned by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs drove to a great win by jockey Jean-Bernard Eyquem in the Euros 150,000 Group 1 Qatar Total Arabian Trophy Des…

Arqana Arabian Sale Nears Record with Solid Gains

Turnover up 27%, close to 2007 record figure 1 October 2016, Paris, France ~ The 30 September 2016 Purebred Arabian Sale posted impressive gains from the previous renewal and only fell inches short of its 2007 records with a cumulated aggregate of €3,138,000, up 27% from 2015 with an average price of €42,405, a 20%…