Monthly Archives: September 2017

Qatar Arabian World Cup Entries

Al Mourtajez

1 October 2017, Chantilly Race Course, France ~ Already race day in France and the €One Million Qatar Arabian World Cup is scheduled for 15:20, right before the €5 Million Prix De l’Arc De Triomphe for Thoroughbreds. Qatar Arabian World Cup Groupe 1 PA, 2,000 Metres running clock-wise (right). 4 years and up Horse, Age, (Sire),…

UAE’s Faisal Al-Rahmani Elected IFAHR Chairman in Paris

30 September 2017, Paris, France ~ The UAE nominee Faisal Al-Rahmani has unanimously won the chairmanship of the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities, IFAHR, during the General Assembly elections held in Paris on Saturday, 30 September 2017. Faisal Al-Rahmani, a passionate owner-breeder of Purebred Arabian horses, replaces Qatari Sami Jassim Al Boenain as…

LB Farrah Claims Second HARC Championship at Huntingdon

HARC Championship caps successful season finale at Huntingdon, UK 27 September 2017, Huntingdon race course, UK ~ The UK Arabian racing Season Finale saw LB Farrah and Teresa Gavin claim their second Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC) UK Championship on 23 September 2017, with a run over two miles in the HARC Handicap Conditions race…

Shahm wins Prix Nedjari-Wathba Stallions Cup

Shamah

Mahabb son scores another success for HH Sheikh Mansoor in France26 September 2017, Bordeaux, France ~ Shahm, owned by Yas Horse Racing Management, the racing arm of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, won the Prix Nedjari-Wathba Stallions Cup at the Bordeaux-Le Bouscat in France on Tuesday, 26 September 2017. The 4-year-old Mahabb son…

Women of the Future Sport Award Sponsored by HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival

Jockey Fuller among five shortlisted26 September 2017, London, UK ~ Briton’s Amateur Flat and National Hunt jockey, Page Fuller, 22, has been shortlisted to receive the coveted Women of the Future Sport Award sponsored by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Nominated to receive the award in…

Ricardo Chiappe Takes Last Call MHF and RB Kindle to Delaware Wins

Last Call MHF (Kaolino x Always and Forever) took her second win of the season with Ricardo Chiappe in the saddle in the Delaware Allowance for three-year-olds + on 23 September 2017. Miss Paradise under Eddie Zambrana kept pace with the five-yr-old Kaolino filly but was beaten by a nose at the finish. Risky Red…

Quick and Rich Scores Upset in President of the UAE Cup

Quick and Rich takes the lead over the wire

President of the United Arab Emirates Cup – Gr I23 September 2017, Louisville, Kentucky, USA ~ Two $100,000 races held racegoers enthralled on Saturday night 23 September at the famous Churchill Downs racecourse in Louisville, Kentucky. Richard Klein’s Pinch Hit rallied to grab the lead in mid-stretch and held off a late surge by Champagne…

UAE Takes Gold in Verona FEI Young Riders and Juniors Championship

UAE Silver, Spain Bronze24 September 2017, Verona, Italy ~ UAE’s teenage Saeed Al Muhairi aboard 8-year-old Rabdan was crowned world champion at the FEI Meydan World Endurance Championships for Young Riders and Juniors 2017, a 120 km ride held at the scenic Parco Giardino Sigurtà in Verona, Italy, on 23 September 2017. UAE rider Ghanim…

USA Entries for 2017 FEI World Endurance Championships

The FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Riders & Juniors at Verona, Italy22 September 2017, Valeggio sul Mincio, Verona, Italy ~ The Distance Depot/U.S. Endurance Team will compete in the 2017 FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Riders and Juniors on Saturday, 23 September. Chef d’Equipe Mark Dial will guide the team, newly sponsored for…

$100,000 President of the UAE Cup (GI) at Churchill Downs

Paddys Day

22 September 2017, Louisville, Kentucky, USA ~ The $100,000 President of the UAE Cup (GI), which will be run beneath the Churchill Downs’ world-famous Twin Spires on Saturday, 23 September 2017, marks the fifth time since 2011 that a race for purebred Arabian 4-years-old and up – the world’s most ancient breed of equines –…

New Trainer, Danny Murphy for Al Ain

Danny and Scat Daddy filly

20 September 2017, Al Ain, UAE ~ Top trainer Danny Murphy, who has saddled more than 1000 winners during a distinguished career, is the latest name to set up base at Al Ain Racecourse. Irish-born Murphy will train primarily for Farook Racing, and currently has 13 horses in his care, all Thoroughbreds. “I’m very happy…

Ebraz Wins Qatar Prix Dragon at Chantilly

Preparing for the Qatar Arabian World Cup 1 October20 September 2017, Chantilly, France ~ Ebraz under jockey Cristian Demuro won the run-up race to the Qatar Arabian World Cup, the Qatar Arc Trial 17, (Qatar Cup – Prix Dragon) by over 5 lengths at the Chantilly racecourse in France on 10 September 2017. The 2000…

Nafee Dominates in President of the UAE Cup at St Leger Day

President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) Group 1 PA at Doncaster18 September 2017, UK ~ The Royal Cavalry of Oman’s homebred colt, Nafees, dominated the final stages of the Group 1 President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) run at Doncaster on 16 September 2017. Drawing clear in the hands of Tadhg…

Hat-Trick for Collington at UK Wathba Stallions Fixture

Kayclaire

Chelmsford City has full card of 7 final Wathba Stallions Stakes18 September 2017, UK ~ Trainer Philip Collington recorded his first hat-trick of the 2017 season with wins for Alwaleed, Saleemah and Hau Kola at the final Wathba Stallions sponsored UK fixture at Chelmsford City on Saturday, 16 September 2017. Also recording a treble was…

Djehlbi Wins Wathba Stallions Cup in Warwick, Australia

winner DJehlbi

18 September 2017, Warwick, Queensland ~ Djehlbi, one of Australia’s top Purebred Arabian horses, once again showed his mettle when he made a winning comeback in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup at the Warwick race track in Queensland on the Saturday, 16 September…

FEI President Ingmar De Vos Elected as IOC Member

16 September 2017,Lima (PER) ~ Ingmar De Vos, President of the Fédération Equestre International (FEI) since 2014, has been elected as a Member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during the IOC Session in Lima (PER). Ingmar De Vos received 70 out of 78 valid votes. “It is a really great honour for me personally,…

Ajman Ruler, Cabinet Minister Visit HH Sheikh Mansoor Pavillion at ADIHEX

15 September 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The 15th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition *ADIHEX welcomed His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council member of the UAE and Ruler of Ajman, and Dr. Thani Bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment. The two visited…

President of the UAE Cup Groupe 1 PA Runners

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Nafees and Ahzar Contest the Group 1 President of the UAE Cup

Doncaster headlines UAE President’s Cup 16 September, 2017 13 September 2017, Doncaster, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) and the Arabian horse world is looking forward to the re-match between Nafees and Ahzar in the Group 1 President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) to be run at Doncaster, UK, this Saturday, 16…

Spain’s Robert Diez Noguera wins Florac 160 CEI***

All Winners

9 September 2017, Florac, France ~ Florac FEI 160km CEI/CEN*** On 9 September 2017, competitors from 9 countries from as far afield as Australia, Colombia, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Oman and the UAE set out to win the coveted prize of a Florac win. It was Spain’s Robert Diez Noguera riding 9-year-old Sunit Du…

Paddys Day Wins All in Sheikh Zayed Triple Jewel

Arabian horses debut at Monmouth Park4 September 2017, Oceanport, New Jersey, USA ~ Two-time Darley Awarded Arabian Horse of the Year, Paddys Day took the third and final leg of the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup US Triple Jewel and wrapped up the bonus of $150,000 in the process for highest series points.…

Powell Brothers Enjoy Wins at Delaware in Top Arabian Racing

2 August 2017 Delaware Park, Delaware, USA ~ The Powell brothers, Scott and Mark, showed a strong hand in the game as their trainees won both Arabian races of the day at the historic Delaware Park race track on Saturday, 2 September 2017. Horses and riders were not daunted by the sloppy conditions which kept…

Monmouth Park Diamond Jewel Entries

Julie Krone

Grade 1 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nayhan Cup Diamond Jewel2 September 2017, USA ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival brings two exciting live Arabian races, the Grade 1 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nayhan Cup and the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship…

Gowland Appointed to ARO Board of Directors

1 September 2017 – UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) was pleased to announce that Rachael Gowland has been appointed to the ARO Board of Directors. Gowland has a wealth of experience in the Thoroughbred breeding industry having worked at The National Stud and Shadwell Estate Company and is currently working for the European…