Monthly Archives: November 2017

Arabian Racing Cup Breeder Incentive Winners for 2017

Are you missing out on the MONEY $$$?28 November 2017, USA – The Arabian Racing Cup has awarded $17,000.00 in the 2017 CUP Breeder Incentive Program. Below is the list of happy breeders that each received $500. CLICK ON ZOOM + FOR LARGER SCREEN [pdf-embedder url=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Winning-Breeders-2017.pdf” title=”Winning Breeders 2017″]   December 31, 2017 is the…

Boudheib Endurance Season Opener Puts the Welfare of the Horse First

120K FEI Winner, Perez

The Boudheib Initiative – Driving the Future of Endurance26 November 2017, Boudheib, UAE ~ The first event of the 2017-2018 endurance season incorporating the Boudheib Initiative got underway at the Boudheib International Endurance Village outside of Abu Dhabi from 23-24 November 2017 with over 101 horses starting in the day one, 120km Open CEI** Al…

Lemartinel Hot in Al Ain Season Debut

More Hope wins Wathba Stallions Cup

Extra Hope Wins Wathba Stud Farm Al Ain Opener24 November 2017, Al Ain, UAE ~ Friday, 24 November 2017 saw the first meeting of the new season at Al Ain Racecourse highlighted by a 1600m handicap where Eric Lemartinel saddled half of the six runners and recorded a 1-2 for his main employer, HH Sheikh…

Arabian Racing Honors to be Awarded by Horserace Writers and Photographers Association

21 November 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) has announced the four nominees that have been nominated to receive the 2017 Arabian award by the Horserace Writers and Photographers Association (HWPA). The HWPA Awards, sponsored by Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, take place in December each year in London and recognise  achievements during…

ARO Welcomes Willie McFarland as New Racing Operations Manager

21 November 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) has welcomed the appointment of Willie McFarland as the new Racing Operations Manager. McFarland began his career in Thoroughbred racing, starting from school as an apprentice to Flat trainer Henry Candy. He continued his race riding career over fences, joining Toby Balding as a conditional…

Festival Supports British Sport Awards for Women

Women of the Future Sport Awards

16 November 2017, UK ~ The 12th annual Women of the Future Awards took place at London’s Hilton Park Lane Hotel on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 and yielded a record number of nominations from a vast spectrum of careers and professions across 14 categories. The Sport Award, for the second consecutive year sponsored by HH…

Sheikh Mansoor Festival Category Sponsor of Women of the Future Awards

HRH The Countess of Wessex & Lara Sawaya

14 November 2017, London ~ On Monday 13 November 2017 at a private reception held at Buckingham Palace, the London residence of Queen Elizabeth II, the Global Ambassador of the Women of the Future programme, Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex, received Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al…

Dream Pearl and RB Nash Strike at Lone Star Park

Dream Pearl

11 November 2017, Texas ~ Dream Pearl under Adrian Ramos won the Lone Star Arabian Stallion Stakes Gr 3 on 9 November 2017 at Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie, Texas. Trainer: Terri Eaton, Owners, Burt, Call, Eaton and Soltau Partnership 2017 Stats: 8(3-3), Dream Pearl by Burning Sand x Triumphs Pearl. 1 mile    …

Muraaqib and RB Burn Make Great Run for Sheikh Zayed Cup Jewel Crown

Muraaquib comes in

11 November 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The 10 November 2017 finale of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival turned out to be an action-packed race meeting with high drama at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse. RB Burn crossed the finish line in the Championship race…

Muraaqib Wins Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown

Takes prize money for the World’s Richest Arabian Race in Abu Dhabi Friday, 10 November 2017 ~ The world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian contest, the €1.2million Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown 1600m was the Abu Dhabi highlight on Friday evening, 10 November 2017 and it was awarded to Muraaqib, owned…

RB Burn Looks to Defend Title in World’s Richest Purebred Arabian Race in Abu Dhabi

Avranche after 2016 win on RB Burn

9 November 2017, Abu Dhabi ~ R B Burn is the one to watch as he returns to defend his crown and an unbeaten record on turf in the UAE in the the world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian contest, the €1.2million Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown. This 1600m race is…

Strong International Field for World’s Richest Arabian Race

9 November 2017, Abu Dhabi ~ Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival ends the calendar year with a €1.2 Million Championship race. With the ‘One World, Six Continents- Abu Dhabi the capital’ meeting deservedly moved to a Friday, the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s…

Arabian Racing Festival to Debut in China

Lara Sawaya

8 November 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ At a press conference held at the Eastern Mangroves Anantara Hotel in the UAE capital on Wednesday, 8 November 2017, Ms. Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, General Manager of Wathba Stallions, Chairperson of the…

World’s Richest Arabian Horse Race Draw in Abu Dhabi

Last year’s Group 1 winner RB Burn back for challenge8 November 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ An impressive televised draw ceremony kicked off what will be a full five days of events in Abu Dhabi. The 10 November race card includes the world’s richest race for Purebred Arabians, two world championships, and a newly-introduced ponies…

IFHRA Mentorship Program Promotes Professionals in Racing

17 students finish programs in different countries4 November 2017, Abu Dhabi ~ The International Federation of Horse Racing Academies, (IFHRA) Mentorship Program had a successful year in 2017 with 18 students taking advantage of the opportunity to make use of the Racing Scholarship Fund (RSF) to learn about racing in other countries. Of the 18…

RB Torch Wins Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Prep at Abu Dhabi Season Opening Meeting

4 November 2017, Abu Dhabi ~ The 1600m Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Prep race was the highlight of a six race card at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s first meeting of the season on Saturday evening. The contest was dominated by horses trained by Eric Lemartinel for HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed…

TH Richie Awarded AJC Racing Hall of Fame Award 2017

The Arabian Jockey Club honors TH RichieRacing Hall of Fame Award given to: “The HORSE shall have made a significant contribution to Arabian racing in the United States through the horses own performance and the performance of its progeny”. Requirements: Mares will have had to race for 3 years with at least 3 Stakes wins,…

Jane Teutsch Awarded Arabian Jockey Club Tent of Honor 2017

Her first trainer learned what he knew from a Tom Ivers book on how to train a racehorse using the interval methodTent of Honor Awarded to: “The PERSON nominated shall meet the criteria of length of service to the breed, courage to do what is best for the horse, be above reproach, devote to the…

Horses to the 2017 €1.2 Million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown

Invited horses to compete in the €1.2 Million Prize Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown Jewel in Abu Dhabi on 10 November 2017 by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival One World, Six Continents -Paddy’s Day (US) Quarter Moon Ranch -Quick and Rich (US) Tom…

Cheik Roque Will Compete at Abu Dhabi Jewel Crown

31 October 2017, UK ~ Cheik Roque, trained by Phil Collington in Newmarket, UK, for Athbah Stud, will head to the HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (Gr1 PA). With a prize fund of €1.2 million Euros, it is the world’s richest Arabian horse race and will be run on Friday, 10…

Belgium Championships Celebrate Wins by Storm Troupour and Pamills Lipse

Pamills Lipse

1 November 2017 ~ The Arabian Horse Racing Club of Belgium (AHRCB) celebrated it’s closing race on 30 October 2017, at the Hippodrome de Wallonie-Ghlin and saw the US-bred Storm Troupour emerge triumphant over the 11 starters, while Pamills Lipse gained Sweden’s win in the HARC Championship. The AHRCB horses came from five countries (England, Germany,…

Wibwilcca Receives Arabian Jockey Club Hall of Fame Award 2017

AJC Racing Hall of FameIMG_2468 from Pamela Burton on Vimeo.

Michelle Morgan, Arabian Racing Cup Chief Steward, presents the Hall of Fame Award to Jon & Krista Henningsgard, owners of Polish mare Wibwilcca (Wilkolak x Wibracja by Elef – 1994)

AJC Racing Hall of Fame Award at Lonestar Park, Texas on 27 October 2017.

AJC Racing Hall of Fame Recipients

Kathy Smoke Awarded Arabian Jockey Club Tent of Honor 2017

2017 Arabian Jockey Club Tent of Honor AwardsThe Arabian Jockey Club’s Racing Tent of Honor Award-2017 “The PERSON nominated shall meet the criteria of length of service to the breed, courage to do what is best for the horse, be above reproach, devote to the horse and community and provide service in the areas of leadership,…