Monthly Archives: April 2018

Endo Botti Was the Trainer to Beat in Rome

30 April 2018, Rome, Italy ~ It was a beautiful sunny day in Rome on the 29th April, the perfect setting for the triumph of Endo Botti, the Italian trainer won the three Arabian races staged under the Dubai International Arabian Races banner. The first race of the day was the Premio Taajer at Besnate,…

World Arabian Horse Racing Forum Moves to Madrid

30 April 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s annual World Arabian Horse Racing Forum (WAHRF) opens in Madrid from 1 May 2018, along with a range of other events, all being organized under the umbrella of the Festival. On Tuesday, 1 May, the…

Aoun Wins Sheikh Zayed Cup in Marrakesh, Morocco

27 April 2018, Marrakesh, Morocco ~ Aoun, a Mahabb colt owned by Yas Horse Racing Management, won the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Listed) race, one of the four races organized by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival at the Marrakesh race course in Morocco…

Which Ranked Racehorses Will Be in the Run for the Roses?

THE LONGINES WORLD’S BEST RACEHORSE RANKINGS26 April 2018, USA ~ The official listing of the world’s best racehorses For 3yos and upwards that raced between 1st January 2018 – 8th April 2018 No -. Ranking – Horse – Country – Owner – Trainer 1 129 WINX – AUS – Magic Bloodstock Racing, Chris Waller 1…

European and Mediterranean Horseracing Federation Assembly in Athens

Athens Hosts General Assembly26 April 2018, Athens, Greece ~ The Acropolis provided the spectacular backdrop for the European and Mediterranean Horseracing Federation’s General Assembly this year, which was held at the Ionic Centre, Athens.       Brian Kavanagh, EMHF Chairman, remarked: “I am most grateful to the Jockey Club of Greece, our newest member…

Italians Dominate HH Sheikh Mansoor Endurance Festival Sardegna

Italians emerge victorious in 4 of 5 rides22 April 2018, Arborea, Sardinia, Italy ~ Adrien Benedetti from France on Uzim d’Altare prevented an Italian endurance domination after winning the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Endurance Cup (Open) Two-star 120-km ride in the Sardegna Endurance Festival in Arborea, in the province of Oristano, Sardinia,…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Supports the Sardegna Endurance Festival

Saturday’s Endurance in Sardenia20 April 2018, Arborea, Sardinia, Italy ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival makes a stop in Arborea -a town in the province of Oristano, Sardinia, Italy – to stage endurance rides as part of SARDEGNA ENDURANCE FESTIVAL on Saturday, 21 April 2018. The…

Cynthia Culbertson, New Executive Director of The Pyramid Society

19 April 2018,The Pyramid Society, Lexington, Kentucky ~ The Pyramid Society is pleased to announce that Cynthia Culbertson is assuming the position of Executive Director due to the retirement of the Society’s long-term Executive Director Anna Bishop as of September, 2018. An enthusiast, breeder and historian of the Straight Egyptian Arabian for over 40 years,…

Flying the Skies with Vanessa Moreau-Sipiere, Centurion World Logistics

Freight Forwarding AgentWhether you are shipping a beloved pet or your riding horse, a Black Type race horse, or a National Show Horse, Vanessa Moreau-Sipiere is on call to help. As there are many things to know when shipping a horse to and from the United States, Vanessa explains to Horsereporter (HR) what she does…

Darley Awards Hollywood 2018 Recognizes the World’s Best

Darley Evening Awards the Best of the Year 201718 April 2018, California ~ The Darley Awards Hollywood 2018 once again reached new heights celebrating the best horses and individuals in Arabian racing from both the United States and abroad in a glittering three-day affair held from 6-8 April 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. The HH…

New Full Tuition Scholarship Offered by 
the Arizona Race Track Industry Program

17 April 2018, Tucson, Arizona, USA ~ A new four-year, full-tuition scholarship award, the Odds On Racing Scholarship, has just been announced by the Race Track Industry Program at the University of Arizona at Tucson. “This is such an incredible opportunity for students – who may have thought that attending the UA to prepare for…

Rawdah Scoops Prix Kriss II Wathba Stallions Cup

14 April 2018, Mont-de-Marsan, France ~ Favorite Rawdah scored an impressive win in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Prix Kriss II Wathba Stallions Cup held at the Mont-de-Marsan racecourse in France on 11 April  2018. Running in the colors of the Royal Oman Cavalry, Rawdah (Dahess)…

Arab Horse Society Plans Centenary Celebrations at Newmarket

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California Senate Commends Year of Zayed

Lara Sawaya receives Commendation

9 April 2018, Los Angeles, California ~ The highlight of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Darley Awards Gala Dinner held on Sunday, 8 April, 2018, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Hollywood, Los Angeles, was a commendation received from the California State Senate. Amidst an evening…

Quick Sand AA Brings in Sheikha Fatima Grade 1 at Santa Anita

Quick Sand AA and Risenhoover in driving win

Quick Sand AA leads 1-2-3 for trainer Torrez 7 April 2018, Arcadia, California ~ It was a photo-finish for the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley International Awards Stakes $100,000 Grade 1 race, resulting in a 1-2-3 for trainer Jerenesto Torrez on Saturday, 7 April 2018, at Santa Anita Park racecourse in Arcadia, California, USA.…

Arabian Horse Elite Take Honors at the Yearly Darley Awards

Horse of the Year Award to Scott and Lori Powell

Los Angeles Awards Brings Honors to Arabian Racing7 April 2018, Hollywood, California, USA ~ Owner-trainer Scott Powell and breeder-owners Betty and Joseph Gillis dominated the night of awards as the Arabian Racing Cup and the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival celebrated the Purebred Arabian horse racing industry…

US and HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies International Darley Awards Friday in Hollywood

The Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, California, welcomes the Annual Darley Awards honoring Arabian race horses5 April 2018, Los Angeles, USA ~ It’s awards time and the red carpet will be rolled out for the Purebred Arabian horse racing fraternity at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, on Friday, 6 April 2018, as the HH Sheikh Mansoor…

Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) Declares Dates for 2018

4 April 2018, UK ~ The world renown established Dubai International Arabian Races program returns to Europe for 2018. This international program of Arabian racing, run under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, aims to educate more people about the Arabian breed, the sport of Arabian horse racing and the…

International Darley Award Nominees