Monthly Archives: February 2018

California Arabian Racing Association Added Incentives and New Races for 2018

7 April 2018, HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards Stake $100,000 Grade 1, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, and close in Fresno on 15 October 2018. Stay and Race in California At the February 2018 Arabian Racing Association of California (ARAC) General Membership meeting, additional races and racing incentives were announced, including…

Al Tiryaq Lands Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club Gold Cup

Yfootkum

18 February 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Racing in the capital on Sunday was highlighted by the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club Gold Cup, one of three Prestige races over 1600m on the card and won in a thriller by Al Tiryaq. Only five went to the post, but the quintet was virtually in a line…

Faith in Furlongs – Cancer Survivor to Darley  Nomination

Last Call wins at Delaware park

A tough and determined mareLynn Bennett bought Always and Forever sight unseen as an endurance prospect. The mare was then in foal to Kaolino at Mandolynn Hill Farm in Aubrey, Texas. The mare’s little grey filly was named Last Call MHF (Callie). The story begins here. “My first time on a horse was at age…

Dynamites Makes Double Delight for Dutch Trainer at St. Moritz

Dynamites Wins at St Moritz 2018

HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies race on White Turf in Switzerland19 February 2018, St Moritz, Switzerland ~ In an exciting finish Dutch trainer Karin Van den Bos’s Dynamites completed a memorable double after winning the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race on the White Turf frozen track at St Moritz, Switzerland, on…

St Moritz Frozen Lake Will Host HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies Race on Sunday

Trainer Van den Bos eyes double with Dynamites17 February 2018, St Moritz, Switzerland ~ Dutch trainer Karin Van den Bos will be pinning her hopes on the 4-year-old Dynamites to complete a double by winning HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race on the White Turf of St Moritz in Switzerland on…

Ajjaj Dominates Al Ain Marathon Round 3

16 February 2018, Al Ain, UAE ~ Friday’s meet at Al Ain Racecourse was highlighted by Round 3 of the Al Ain Marathon Series, a 4100m handicap, in which just six took their chance. Ultimately it turned into a procession by Ajjaj, under a masterful ride from Adrie de Vries. With none of his five…

Paddys Day Wins Mazrat Al Ruwayah at Meydan

Darley Awards Nominations 2017

He has won over 1 Million US Dollars 15 February 2018, Dubai, UAE ~ Settled at the back of the six-horse field for most of the 1,600 metre trip run on a fast dirt track at Meydan Racecourse, the seven-year-old Paddy’s Day (Burning Sand) made smooth progress inside the final three furlongs to comfortably go…

Al Ain Marathon Series Round 3 at Al Ain

15 February 2018, Al Ain, UAE ~ Racing at Al Ain Racecourse on Friday, 16 February 2018, is highlighted by Round 3 Of The Al Ain Marathon Series, a 4100m (2.54miles) handicap and the final of the seven races on the card. The equivalent race was won last year by Balad Al Reef, trained by…

AL Zahir Triumphant in Abu Dhabi Group 1 HH The President Cup

Group 3 Al Ruwais won by Rmmas for Yas Horse Racing Management11 February 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ With a prize fund of AED 2,500,000 and a distance over 2200m, the Group 1 HH The President Cup was the highlight at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening, 11 February 2018. Contested by 16 runners, it was…

IFHRA Approves 2018 Scholarship Fund Awards

Veronika Aske Norway

Seven students to receive the Racing Scholarship Fund (RSF)11 February 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) has approved seven students to receive the Racing Scholarship Fund (RSF) during the year 2018. The program is aimed to boost young professionals from the equestrian fraternity. The list was finalised at…

World Equestrian Games Endurance Nominations and Procedures

7 February 2018, from the United States Equestrian Federation, Inc. Athletic Selection Procedures for the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, Endurance Competition Location: Tryon, North Carolina Dates to Remember: 13 July – The U.S. Endurance Team will be named 10-23 September – Full FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 World Equestrian Games 11 September –…

Loraa, Sniper De Monlau, Abu Alabyad Top Rated in Abu Dhabi Gr 1 HH The President Cup

Loraa

HH The President Cup, worth AED2500,000 (US$680,698)10 February 2018 ~ HH The President Cup, worth AED2500,000 (US$680,698), one of the world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian contests, is the highlight of a seven race card at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 11 February 2018, which also includes the 1200m Group 3 Al Ruwais, originally scheduled to run…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Announces 2018 Festival Calendar

Press Conference, Eastern Mangroves Hotel

100 races, events in 90 countries for 2018 7 February 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Announced as part of the 2018 HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Festival, the prestigious 160-km HH The President of the UAE Endurance Cup ride will be held on Saturday, 10 February, and the Group One HH President Cup flat race…

Al Walid Wins Prix du Haras de Gelos-Wathba Stallions Cup

Al Walid and connections

Al Walid ends Nafees’ unbeaten run7 February 2018, Pau, France ~ Al Walid under Quentin Houdoin gave Al Shaqab Racing the win in the first HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup series on 6 February 2018 in Pau, France. Eight were in the fray for…

Dynamites Fires off Arabian Racing on St Moritz Lake

4 February 2018, St. Moritz, Switzerland ~ Dutch trainer Karin Van den Bos saddled a 1-2 including the winner Dynamites as the 2018 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup race series raced on the White Turf of frozen St Moritz Lake on Sunday, February 4, 2018. On the first three race Sundays in February…

Omani Apprentice Balushi Scores on Madjanthis in Abu Dhabi

4 February 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Racing at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday, 4 February 2018 highlighted the finale, the 2200 handicap where trainer and owner completed a treble with AL Tiryaq under Sam Hitchcott. Only seven went to post and, and after a tardy start, Hitchcott restrained his mount keen to…

Barnamaj Runs Down Paddys Day on the Line in Al Maktoum Challenge, Round 2