Monthly Archives: November 2016

Purebred Arabians Return to Meydan on Night of Racing Presented by Longines

AF Mathmoon will compete in Group 2 Bani Yas held over 1400m30 November 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ Meydan Racecourse hosts its first Purebred Arabian meeting and first Group race of the 2016-17 season on Thursday, 1 December, as ten go to post for the AED180,000 Group 2 Bani Yas. The meeting, presented by Longines, promises…

HARC On Track to Success

Australia and Brazil have a healthy share of HARC horses29 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC), the brainchild of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, HARC was launched just 20 months ago in order to support and promote racing for those who wish to preserve the traditional…

Bouthieb Initiative Takes a Natural Desert Course

New endurance tracks pass through UAE’s Natural Forestry Reserves28 November 2016, Bouthieb, UAE ~ Once again His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan has taken ground-breaking steps at his Bouthieb Endurance Village. The CEI* 80km seasonal opener which took place on 25 November, saw the first phase of plans to return to a maximum…

Italian Simula wins HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup

HH Sheikh Mohammed, HH Sheikh Mansoor congratulate riders 26 November 2016, Abu Dhabu, UAE ~ Italian riders dominated with a first and third place finish in the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup, a Two-star FEI 120-km event held at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba, in the emirate of Abu…

Heritage Arabian Racing Club Confirms Additonal Funds For 2017 UK Season

HARC continues racing support in UK24 November 2017 ~ The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) was delighted to learn that the Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC) will continue its’ support for the 2017 ARO Season with additional funds to enable the possibility of more races. HARC approved horses have made small but significant strides to establish…

2017 Festival To Stage 6 Endurance Rides in 6 Countries

Over 100 riders for Saturday’s 120-km event in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies 25 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE~ Over 100 lady riders will start in the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup, a Two-star FEI 120-km event at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba in…

Nominations for Outstanding Achievement Awards in Arabian Racing

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Awards by the Arabian Racing Organisation UK 22 November 2016, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) announced today the four nominees for the Outstanding Achievement in Arabian Racing Award to be presented at the Horserace Writers and Photographer’s Association Annual Derby Awards Luncheon. The event which takes place on Monday 5 December at the…

Cantiga Ve and Marei Rach Win Final 2016 Brazilian Races

Jockey Club de São Paulo hosts HARC Championships at Cidade Jardim 22 November 2016, Sao Paulo, Brazil ~ With the sponsorship of Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC), the 2016 racing season in Brazil ended Saturday, 19 November, at the Jockey Club de São Paulo, with two classic races that decided National Championships for both Mares and…

MH Tawag and RB Rich Surprise for O’Shea in Abu Dhabi

MH Tawag connections

21 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ In a thrilling finish, MH Tawag under UAE champion jockey Tadhg O’Shea won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private Owners at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse on Sunday night, 20 November. O’Shea was…

2017 UAE Race Season to Hold 62 Meets

The ERA season opened at Jebel Ali Racecourse on Friday, 28 October 201621 November 2016, UAE ~ The fixture list for the 2016-17 UAE racing season as 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),…

RB Goliath Cruises home Winner at Al Ain Opener

18 November 2016, Al Ain ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private Owners race that kick-started the Al Ain race course’s 2016-17 flat racing season on Friday, 18 November 2016. The 7-race meeting with six races for Purebred Arabians opened with…

New members join as IFHRA holds GA in Abu Dhabi

Four new members join as IFHRA holds GA in Abu Dhabi12 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The General Assembly of International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) was held at the National Archives, Abu Dhabi, on Wednesday, 9 November 2016, on the sidelines of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Racing…

Group 1 Winners Among International National Day Cup Entries at Al Ain

Jewel Crown winner RB Burn will take on Thakif and Versac PY for AED500,000 Prize Money race18 November 2016, Al Ain, UAE ~ Multiple Group I winner Thakif features among strong entries for the new-look National Day Cup to be staged at Al Ain Racecourse on Saturday, 10 December. The 1800m conditions event, which carries…

Paralympic Archer Brown Wins UK’s Women of the Future Sport Award

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival supports prestigious award 17 November, London, UK ~ The UAE Ambassador in London, HE Sulaiman Al Mazroui along with Ms. Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, Chairperson of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) and Chairperson of…

HRH The Countess of Wessex Praises Support of HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival

Women of the Future Summit in UK16 November, London, UK ~ HRH The Countess of Wessex praised the activities of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival at the Women of the Future Summit, a forum dedicated to discussing the world of millennial leaders held at the Hilton Park…

RB Burn Shocks Fancied Field to Win Abu Dhabi Title

Catherine Walton

Upset result in €1.2Million Worlds Richest Arabian Race14 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ It was like a bolt from the blue when little-known RB Burn under French jockey Gerald Avranche stunned a star-studded field to win the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed…

RB Burn Sizzles in World’s Richest Purebred Arabian Race

RB Burn takes the win

Abu Dhabi Hosts Second Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown14 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The second running of the race that carries the world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian prize, the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown, went to the US-bred, locally-trained RB Burn at Abu Dhabi Racecourse…

Lady and Apprentice Jockeys Will Battle for World Titles in Abu Dhabi

Defending Champion Astrid Wullschleger

Races leading up to Group 1 €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown- IPIC. 13 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The two finals of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) and the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) precede the world’s richest race for…

Al Kitbi strikes for M7 Stables in Al Wathba Challenge Endurance Ride

Al Kitbi #37

120-km Al Wathba Challenge Endurance ride12 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The newly-formed M7 Endurance Stables based in Dubai was off to a winning start when Salem Hamad Saeed Malhoof Al Kitbi riding Burkaan edged out Mansour Saeed Mohammed Al Faresi on Tiswan Fageole to win the 120-km Al Wathba Challenge Endurance ride on…

€1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1) Sunday in Abu Dhabi

Kalino wins 2015 Richest Race

Star-studded field for world’s richest race for Purebred Arabians12 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Sunday 13 November the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1) race by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is not only the world’s richest race…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Vows Expanded Training for Jockeys

Media Panel

Interactive debate on media and jockeys at conclusion of HH Sheikha Fatima Conference11 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ One of the most important aspects of any event, the role of media and public relations, came under scrutiny on the second and final day of EARS HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Conference for Training and…

Welfare, Education, and Health Key Points at Jockey Training Conference

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Conference for Training and Education 10 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone was in the limelight on day one of the Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Conference for Training and Education. Champion jockeys shared real life stories of success and failure as discussions…

Abu Dhabi Presents Apprentice Training & Education Conference

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Conference for Training and Education starts 10 November9 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The UAE capital will stage the second running of the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1), the world’s richest race for Purebred Arabian horses – on Sunday, 13 November…

Draw Delivers Highs and Lows in ‘One World, 6 Continents, Abu Dhabi The Capital’ Championship

8 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s ‘One World, 6 Continents, Abu Dhabi The Capital’ extravaganza got off to a smooth start with an open draw at the National Archives on Tuesday for the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al…

Draw for Euros 1.2 m Sheikh Zayed Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1)

2015 winner, Kalino

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s final extravaganza of 2016 begins with draw for Euros 1.2 m Sheikh Zayed Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1)6 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ A fantastic week of action both on and off the race track will be the week’s program, as over 800 guests arrive for the “One World, 6…

Trainer Jerenesto Torrez Stars at Shadwell DIAR Texas Racing

RB Madymoiselle and Easter Man Win Texas Stakes Races4 November 2016, Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie, Texas ~ It was Jerenesto Torrez night as the trainer accepted awards for the 4 winners at the second running of the Shadwell Dubai International Races Day at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Texas, on 4 November. The…

USA Challenger Takes Abu Dhabi Prep for World’s Richest Arabian Race

5 November 2016, Abu Dhabi ~ Racing returns to the Abu Dhabi turf on Sunday evening and all eyes will be on American challenger, Paddy’s Day. The Scott Powell-trained Purebred Arabian faces 11 rivals in the featured AED125,000  ($34,000) Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Prep for Purebred Arabians. This is a 1600m conditions…

TRYON (USA) TO HOST FEI WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES™ 2018

3 November 2016, Switzerland ~ The FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 will be held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center in North Carolina (USA) from 10 to 23 September 2018. The FEI Bureau today unanimously agreed that the Games should be awarded to Tryon, meaning that the FEI’s flagship event remains in North America, following…

Pamills Lipse Records Win at Hippodrome De Mons-Ghlin

1 November 2016, Belgium ~ Pamills Lipse (SE) trained by Maria Hagman-Eriksson and ridden by Anna Pilroth, won the €10,0000 first prize at the European Heritage Championship at the Hippodrome De Mons-Ghlin on 31 October, Belgium. Pilroth made the 2100m trip on the five-year-old grey mare by Top Flyte bred by Ingrid Kindh in the time…