Monthly Archives: May 2018

Premier Handicap Arabian Racing at Doncaster

Classy field for Premier Handicap Arabian racing at Doncaster Racecourse Saturday, 2 June 2018 31 May 2018, Doncaster, UK ~ The 11 runner field looks like a competitive renewal and includes the 2017 winner Saleemah trained by Philip Collington, one of three HH Sheikh Hamdan horses in the trainers care that can do no wrong…

Arabian Stallion *Empress+ Now a Breyer Model

Arabians can excel in many disciplines31 May 2018, Canada ~ *Empres++++// has been immortalized as a Breyer Model released this month, and he’s been invited as a guest horse to BreyerFest in July, 2018. A HARC nominated stallion, Empress was born in 1995 at Michalow State Stud in Poland. After racing in Poland as a…

Haras de Thouars – a Breeding Farm of Distinction

Pastured mares and babies

The farm was pulsing with activity28 May 2018, Haras De Thouars, France ~ Recently we had the opportunity to visit one of the premier Arabian stud farms in France, the Haras de Thouars. Located north of Agen, about 115 kilometers north from Toulouse in the south of France, the Haras claims 130 hectares (321+ acres)…

Phil Collington Grabs Group 3 at Royal Windsor Racecourse

Royal Windsor

Philip Collington lifts the Royal Cavalry of Oman Group 3 ARO Cup for second time 29 May 2018, Royal Windsor Racecourse, UK ~ The first Pattern race of the UK Arabian racing season, the Royal Cavalry of Oman ARO Cup Group 3 PA run over a mile, delivered a high quality field of nine Arabians…

Royal Cavalry of Oman to Sponsor Group 3 at Royal Windsor Racecourse

Group 3 Arabian race on Monday, 28 May 201825 May 2018, Royal Windsor Racecourse ~ The first Pattern race of the UK Arabian racing season, the Royal Cavalry of Oman ARO Cup Group 3 PA run over a mile will deliver a quality field of 10 Arabians for the first race at Royal Windsor Racecourse…

Royal Cavalry of Oman Supports Arabian Racing at Chepstow

ARO

Arabian Racing at Chepstow Racecourse on Sunday 27th May 201825 May 2018, UK ~ Entries look good for the first full meeting to be hosted by the Royal Cavalry, the Sultanate of Oman at Chepstow Racecourse on Sunday, 27 May 2018, run under the UK’s Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) banner. Declared runners: [pdf-embedder url=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ChepstowEntries-2105.pdf”] Racehorse…

Jamas D. A. Wins Belgian Emirates Breeders Cup

Jamas D.A. takes the lead

23 May 2018, Hippodrome de Waregem, Belgium ~ In the Emirates Breeders Cup run on 20 May 2018, it was Jamas D.A. that won over the field of seven runners in the 1600 meter race. Bred in Belgian by Johan Verstrepen, Jamas D.A. (AF Albahar x Toyah D.A. by Altis del Sol) is owned by…

Jaldi Karo Wins in Sweden for Hagman-Eriksson

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s Group 3 23 May 2018, Malmo, Sweden ~ Owner-trainer Maria Hagman-Eriksson scored another victory in a HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival race when Jaldi Karo won the Wathba Stallions Cup Group 3 race at Jägersro in Sweden on Monday, 21 May 2018. Ten…

And It’s Justify Winning Leg Two of the Triple Crown

Justify across the finish line (2) credit Jon Kral

What they said ~19 May 2018, Preakness #143 Post-Race Quotes ~ Bob Baffert (Winning Trainer, Justify) – (From NBC Broadcast) “It was a nail-biter. They put it to us. That was a good horse [Good Magic] and it was like they had their own private match race. Somebody had to give, and I’m glad it…

Bucharest to Host 2019 World Arabian Horse Racing Forum

World Arabian Horse Racing Forum to be held in Romania in 201914 May 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ The Romanian capital of Bucharest was named as host for the 2019 edition of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s World Arabian Horse Racing Forum (WAHRF). This was announced at…

Taunton Racecourse Hosts Arabian Card

13 May Headlines Arabians at Taunton12 May 2018, United Kingdom ~ Arabian racing returns to Taunton Racecourse for their second meeting of the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) season. While many people will think of Taunton as a jumps track, ARO will be racing on the flat over a six race card that features races from…

Arabian Racing Comes to Royal Windsor Racecourse

The Royal Calvary of Oman sponsors the Group 3 ARO Cup on Monday, 28 May11 May 2018, UK ~ The first Pattern race of the UK Arabian racing season, the ARO Cup Group 3 PA will take place at Royal Windsor Racecourse on Monday 28 May 2018. The prestigious £15,000 race, the first of nine…

HH Sheikh Hamdan’s Ajaayib wins Zayed Cup in Seville

Spain’s race course hosts first Arabian race6 May 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ While there were several other top races in the world on the same day, it was a memorable one for the UAE in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival events, both on the endurance circuit…

Arabian Racing Saturday at the Grand Hippodrome De L’Andalucia, Sevilla

4 May 2018, Sevilla, Spain ~ The action on the fourth day of the 9th edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Forum will shift to racing in Sevilla and separately, the endurance circuit for the Year Of Zayed Race Day Program in Madrid. On Saturday, May 5 the Festival will be staging the Year Of…

Second Day of World Arabian Horse Racing Forum Madrid

Race meeting in Sevilla on Saturday, 5 May 4 May 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ Organized by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, the Forum witnessed panel debates on three additional subjects on Thursday, 3 May 2018, and then joined together in a grand dinner at the Castillo de…

2018-2019 UAE Race Season Announced

Emirates Racing Authority

1 May 2018, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi ~ A record fixture list for the 2018-19 UAE racing season has been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The season will offer an unprecedented 67…

Forums Explore Rules, Breeding Ethics Across Countries

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s World Arabian Horse Racing Forum in Madrid3 May 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ There was a strong call for standardization of rules and regulations governing the sport of Purebred Arabian racing on the opening day of the three-day 9th edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Forum, which began at the Eurostars…

IFHRA Member-Countries Discuss Advances for Apprentice Jockeys

More help and support available for more apprentice jockeys2 May 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ The International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) held its General Assembly in Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday, 1 May 2018, at Eurostars Madrid Tower Hotel. The GA was held ahead of the World Arabian Horse Racing Forum, scheduled to be held…

World Arabian Horse Racing Forum Opens With Press Conference in Madrid

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival helps Seville stage its first-ever Listed race 2 May, 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ As part of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Racing Festival, Seville will host its first ever Listed horse race and will also be the venue for the HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Pony…