Monthly Archives: August 2018

Kazan, Tatarstan, Hosts Festival Arabian Races

Trainer Lyakhov, jockey Kappushev register double 31 August 2018, Kazan, Tatarstan ~ Trainer A.A Lyakhov and ace jockey A. Kappushev scooped a brilliant double winning both the races under the banner of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on Thursday, 30 August 2018, at the Kazan Hippodrome…

The President of the UAE Cup Group 1 PA Resumes at Doncaster

PRES UAE CUP UK

French trainers field a force of five August 2018, Doncaster Racecourse, UK ~ A race of Gallic intent looks to land at Doncaster Racecourse for The President of the UAE Cup Group 1 PA on Saturday 15 September 2018. Supplementary entries are yet to close. The President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) will…

Shadwell Passages

30 August 2018, UK ~ Shadwell sadly announces the death of one of its Arabian stallions, CHNDAKA. The son of DORMANE was bred in France from a family that has produced many outstanding racehorses, such as DARIKE, MALIK D’OR, MANIFIK, and KALIF D’OR. CHNDAKA started his racing career in France, trained by Francis Lopez. At four,…

Kazan International Racecourse Welcomes Sheikh Mansoor Festival

13 to contest Sheikh Zayed Cup in Kazan29 August 2018, Kazan, Tatarstan ~ The Kazan International racecourse in Tatarstan’s capital city of Kazan is all set for two big races under the banner of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on Thursday, 30 August 2018. The featured…

Van den Bos Wins Double as Lightning Bolt Storms to Sheikh Zayed Cup Win

21 August, Ostend, Belgium ~ It was another memorable double for owner Landgoed Waterland and trainer Karin van den Bos in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival-supported race in Ostend, Belgium. Dynamites, the 4-year-old chestnut colt by Nashwan Al Khalediya, had given Waterland and van den Bos…

Chelmsford Brings Full Day of Arabian Racing

Sponsored by Wathba Stallions and the Royal Cavalry, The Sultanate of Oman19 August 2018, Chelmsford City Racecourse, UK ~ The first race on the card was a 3-year-olds only contest with five of the seven runners making their racecourse debut. The two with racecourse experience Al Muthana, a winner on Tapeta earlier in the season,…

Vindetta Holds Firm to Win the Wathba Stallions Cup at Chelmsford City

19 August 2018 Sponsored by Wathba Stallions and the Royal Cavalry of Oman20 August 2018, UK ~ Chelmsford City welcomed Arabian Racing Organisation sponsors, Wathba Stallions to Chelmsford City Racecourse on Sunday, 19 August 2018, for the most valuable on the card of seven, held under the banner of HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Horse…

Maraasem Wins the Dahman-Wathba Stallions Cup in Dax, France

19 August 2018, Dax, France ~ Three-year-old filly Maraasem, owned by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Dahman-Wathba Stallions Cup in Dax, France on Friday, 10 August 2018. Trained by Francois Rohaut and ridden by Francois-Xavier Bertras, Maraasem (Akim De…

Ostend to Stage Three HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Races on Monday

Aoun eyes second success in Sheikh Zayed Cup series18 August 2018, Ostend, Belgium ~ The Wellington racecourse in the Belgian city of Ostend will play host to three races under the umbrella of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on Monday, 20 August 2018 . The Sheikh…

Quick Sand AA Wins the Grade 1 Delaware Park Arabian Classic Handicap

Grey Makes the Day – Quick Sand AA winning the $50,000 Grade 1 Delaware Park on 18 August 201819 August 2018, Delaware Park, USA ~ Thess Is Awesome held the pace until a mile out followed by Quick Sand AA with Quick and Rich in third. Jockey Coa Keiber gave the grey the signal to…

Mith’hf Athbah Emerges Winner at Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon Stakes

Athba Stud completes a one, two at Newbury18 August 2018, Newbury, UK ~ Racing like the proven runner that he is, Mith’hf Athbah, owned by Athba Stud, was the clear winner in the field of 9 at the £15,000 Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon Stakes Group 3 PA run on 18 August 2018, at Newbury…

UAE Endurance Teams Will Donate Any Competition Winnings from Euston Event

UAE Teams to Donate All Prize Money Won at H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum UK Endurance Festival 18 August 2018, Suffolik, UK ~ It has been announced that competitors representing the UAE at this weekend’s H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum UK Endurance Festival will not be claiming any prize money that…

FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 Nominated Entries Endurance

Maria Alvarez Ponton arriving first in endurance at WEG 2010 photo: Pamela Burton

17 August 2018, FEI, Switzerland ~ Nominations are in for the Discipline of Endurance at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018. The next and final stages in the Games entry process are the deadlines for definite entries: 3 September for the first week’s competition in Dressage, Eventing, Endurance and Reining, and 10 September for the second…

Generation Z Athletes at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

"Generation Z"

“Generation Z” athletes aiming to shine at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 201817 August 2018, Lausanne (SUI) ~ Over 100 “Generation Z” athletes – born between the mid-1990s and early 2000s – have been named on the nominated entry list for next month’s FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018, the pinnacle of equestrian sport, in…

Declarations for Newbury Group 3 PA

Royal Cavalry of Oman Stakes 18 August 201817 August 2018, Newbury Racecourse ~ The Royal Cavalry of Oman return to Newbury on Saturday following their celebrated success with three Group wins at the Dubai International Arabian Races in July. This time they leave the door wide open for UK trainers to pick up this prestigious…

Declarations Up for Chelmsford City Racecourse

Arabian races on Sunday, 19 August17 August 2018, Chelmsford City, UK ~ The card of seven races has held up well following excellent entries for this popular track as declarations have landed. ARO will be welcoming Sponsors, Wathba Stallions and the Royal Cavalry of Oman for a day of competitive Arabian racing. The Wathba Stallions…

Dream Pearl Revives Rivalry with Sand Victor to Up the Stakes at Santa Rosa

Dream Pearl Photo: Bill Vassar

Dream Pearl and Sand Victor in battle for points for Emirates Breeders Gold Rush Handicap Stakes12 August 2018, Santa Rosa, California ~ On Saturday, 11 August 2018, at the Sonoma County Fair in Santa Rosa, California, Dream Pearl held off stablemate and rival Sand Victor to win by almost two lengths in the second leg…

AJC News Alert: Certificate of Registration for Racing (Racing Certificate) Changes

(Racing Certificate) Changes Coming January 2019 11 August 2018, USA ~ Effective 1 January 2019, The Arabian Jockey Club will require all horses that hold or apply for a Certificate of Registration for Racing (Racing Certificate) to obtain a second DNA verification and the insertion of an AHA issued microchip for identification, as well as…

Follow the USA Endurance Team on the Road to the WEG

Mark Dial at the World Equestrian Championships in Slovakia

7 August 2018, USA ~ Horsereporter interviewed US Endurance Chef d’Equipe, Mark Dial, with added comments by the US Equestrian Marketing on members of the USA Endurance Squad and their qualifications. We also learned some details on how to watch the Endurance Venue on 12 September 2018.         Can you share with…

Whoa There! Consumption Pace is Key to Controlling Cushings

Versatile Arabian senior citizen aided by slow feeding5 August 2018,California ~ Dr. Susanne Lanini has not let Cushings Disease deprive her now 18-year-old Arabian Just In Kayce from a full, fun life. Since she received his diagnosis four years ago, careful management has enabled the versatile horse to continue and excel in dressage, trail riding,…

The Royal Cavalry of Oman Amateur Riders Handicap Entries for 8 August

6 August 2018, UK ~ The Royal Cavalry of Oman Amateur Riders Handicap takes place at Chepstow racecourse on Wednesday, 8 August 2018 during the Summer Afternoon Racing Day. Entries:[pdf-embedder url=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Racecard.pdf”]   Chepstow Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing course located just north of the town of Chepstow in Monmouthshire, Wales, near the southern end…

Hondier wins HH Sheikha Lateefa race in Deauville, France

Setting the bar for future racers6 August 2018, Deauville, France ~ Jad Hondier on Small and Mighty won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Pony championship race held at the Deauville race course in France on Sunday,…

Snell Valley Ranch Takes 1 and 2 at Santa Rosa

MY Conns Kougar

5 August 2018, Santa Rosa, California ~ Wine Country Racing held at the Sonoma County Fair has a fair vibe with a sophisticated wine country atmosphere. On 5 August 2018, Fair racegoers were treated to the five Furlong Arabian race which began the day’s card. MY Conns Kougar (Johnny B Goode x Here Kitty Kitty…

Hussein Abdali Gained Immeasurable Knowledge from his Mentorship in Ireland

Hussein, Bahrain

IFHRA program – A great experience5 August 2018, UAE ~ The mentorship program of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies, IFHRA, is gaining momentum with several equestrian-related individuals making use of the initiative to hone their skills. One such beneficiary is Hussein Abdali, who recently finished his Mentorship Program at Kildangan Stud Farm, Ireland.…

Uptown Sandy Girl Gives Uptown Performance at Delaware Park

Winning the Cre Run Oaks Distaff (Grade 2) on 4 August 20185 August 2018, Delaware ~ Uptown Sandy Girl (Burning Sand x Wibwilcca) under Jose Angel Garcia won the Cre Run Oaks Distaff (Grade 2) sponsored by Cre Run Enterprises at Delaware Park on 4 August 2018. Owner, Jon R Henningsgard, trainer, Lynn A Ashby.…

Does a Retired Arabian Racehorse Make a Good Endurance Horse?

Riding in the Full Buck Moon3 August 2018, USA ~ The answer is YES. On 28 July 2018, Heather Reynolds of Dunnellon, Florida, riding the retired Arabian racehorse, ten-year-old, Cayucos (Virgule Al Maury x Tikis Wing Beat) was first across the finish line in Auburn, California, at 10 PM, to claim her third Tevis Cup…

HH Sheikha Lateefa Pony Race in Deauville, France

Pony race series continues for young riders on Sunday, 5 August4 August 2018, Deauville, France ~ Eleven young riders will be vying for honors in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Pony championship race to be held…

German Team Wins Five Gold Medals at ECAHO European Championships Sports Arabians 2018 Austria

Haifi el Sorrento

4 August 2018, Austria ~ The ECAHO European Championships Sports Arabians held from 26-29 July 2018, at Wiener Neustadt, Austria, was a quality and quantity success. The four-day competition showed the best of purebred Arabians from 8 ECAHO member countries from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland Switzerland and Sweden. Classes included three International Championships…

Muraaqib Proves the Best Arabian of the Day at Qatar Goodwood Festival

Muraaqib over Lightning Bolt in the stretch

Qatar International Stakes (Gr1 PA) at the Qatar Goodwood Festival 2018 1 August 2018, Goodwood Racecourse ~ French trainer Francois Rohaut hailed Muraaqib (Munjiz) as the best Arabian miler in the world after his stable star completed a magnificent seven Group 1 PA wins by storming to victory in the Qatar International Stakes at the…

Aoun Wins President of the U.A. E. Cup in Belgium

Hippodrome Wellington at Ostend features Arabian racing 30 July 2018, Ostend, Belgium ~ Aoun ridden by Ro Montenegro squeezed out Dynamites under Jean Baptiste Hamel for a close win in the €30,000 President of the UAE Cup held on 30 July, 2018. The Group III race was held under threatening skies and then held up…