Monthly Archives: September 2018

Quick Sand AA Finishes Strong at President of the UAE Cup in Kentucky, USA

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29 September 2018, Kentucky, USA ~ Betty and Joseph Gillis’ Mississippi-bred Quick Sand AA sealed the win by eight lengths on Saturday, 29 September, 2018, in the $100,000 President of the United Arab Emirates Cup (Grade I) for purebred Arabian 4-year-olds and up at Churchill Downs. Quick Sand AA rallied from off the pace under…

AHS Centenary Marathon at Rowley Mile on 7 October 2018

The Arab Horse Society Marks Centenary of 1918 – 2018The Arab Horse Society Centenary Marathon will take place on Sunday, 7 October 2018, over the historic Rowley Mile course in Newmarket, UK, courtesy of The Jockey Club and the Arab Horse Society of Great Britain. The Royal Studs of Bahrain are kindly sponsoring the race…

Thamaraat Wins, Pettis Looking Good for Jockey Championship Title

Will Pettis and Charlie Price vie for 2018 top jockey title28 September 2018, Lingfield Park, UK ~ Tuesday 25 September 2018, saw a return to Lingfield Park for the Rossdales Veterinary Surgeons Amateur Riders Handicap Stakes for horses rated up to 85 over one mile four furlongs. Things did not go according to plan at…

Wolverhampton Proves Good for Saleemah’s Run

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27 September 2018, Wolverhampton, UK ~ Wolverhampton on Saturday night, 22 September 2018, saw a huge local Black Country crowd turn-up for a well-supported nine race card and ARO was there. The Arabian Racing Organisation Amateur Riders Handicap Stakes for horses rated up to 110 attracted a field of nine runners going to post for…

Racing Festival Grabs Attention at ADIHEX

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Festival’s innovative stand proves huge attraction 26 September, 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The 16th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) opened in the capital city of Abu Dhabi, UAE, at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center (ADNEC) on Tuesday, 25 September 2018, and immediately began to entrance guests and patrons.…

Davies Wins US Leg of HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Pony Championship

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Davies qualifies for final in Abu Dhabi25 September 2018, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ~ Maryland’s Teddy Davies became the ninth youngster to qualify for the final of 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 series to be…

Sheikh Mansoor Festival Supports Equestrian Hall at ADIHEX

24 September 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The 16th edition of the annual Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition, ADIHEX, will be held from 25-29 September 2018, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman…

Dream Pearl Three for Three in Emirates Breeders California Gold Rush Handicap

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“Dream Pearl and Sand Victor have been knocking it out all year”24 September 2018, Los Alamitos, California ~ Dream Pearl triumphed over rival Sand Victor to win as southern California hosted the third and final leg of the Emirates Breeders California Gold Rush Handicap at Los Alamitos race track on 23 September 2018. The 7…

Lightning Bolt Wins Sheikh Zayed Cup at Duindigt

Another win for Dutch connections in HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival race24 September 2018, Duindigt, The Netherlands ~ Trainer Karin van den Bos and owner Landgoed Waterland once again took the limelight while Italian jockey Ilaria Saggiomo snagged the ladies event as two more races in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian…

Dream Pearl Wins Emirates Breeders California Gold Rush Stakes

Pleasanton, California Arabian racesEmirates Breeders California Gold Rush Stakes at Pleasanton, California 7 July 2018. Congratulations to winner Dream Pearl under Pedro Terrero. 2. Sand Victor, 3.RB Hot Risk.

ARO Grand Finale at Chelmsford City Racecourse Gives James Owen Four Winners

16 September 2018, Chelmsford City Racecourse, UK ~ The Chelmsford City Racecourse team met ARO on 16 September 2018, with their usual fantastic welcome for a fourth return, this time celebrating the 2018 season finale. The James Owen Stable was also back in flying form with a haul of 4 winners from the 7 race…

E.A.R.A Honors Jockeys at Dinner and a Movie at Delaware Park

Jockey Jose A Garcia holding portrait he received at EARA dinner (with Uptown Sandy Girl connections )

18 September 2018, Delaware Race Park, USA ~ The Eastern Arabian Racing Alliance (EARA) put the emphasis on jockeys, honoring them at the EARA dinner and movie party on the evening of 1 September 2018, at the White Clay Creek Country Club at Delaware Park. The event was attended by over 80 people where six…

Good Magic To Rest at Stonestreet Farm in Lexington, Kentucky

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Good Magic, most recently ninth in the Travers, will not race again this year17 September 2018,ELMONT, New York, USA ~ While Triple Crown winner Justify transitions into his life of retirement, the three horses who finished immediately behind him in the Kentucky Derby 4 1/2 months ago are making news. Good Magic, the Derby runner-up…

WEG NEWS – EVENTING

Anxiety mounts as Eventing’s major medal contenders pass final horse inspection Horsereporter will continue to report news of the United States-based 2018 World Equestrian Games – WEG Schedule of Events – http://www.longinestiming.com/#!/equestrian/2018/1587/html/en/longinestiming/index.html 17 September 2018, Tryon, North Carolina ~ The British team, overnight leaders after cross country, all sailed through this afternoon’s rain-soaked horse inspection, as…

Akoya Strikes Again for Van den Bos, Waterland, at Chilivani, Italy

Akoya winning the Sheikh Zayed Cup in Italy

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival races in Italy16 September 2018, Ozieri, Italy ~ There is no stopping the winning combination of trainer Karin van den Bos and owner Landgoed Waterland in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s races. The latest in a series of wins for the pair…

Djehlbi Demolishes Field in Warwick Race Track, Australia

Wathba Stallions Cup at Warwick race track in Queensland, Australia15 September 2018, Warwick, Australia ~ Djehlbi dominated the filed, registering a 30-length victory in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup held at the Warwick race track in Queensland, Australia, on Saturday, 15 September 2018.…

WEG Weather Advisory Closes TIEC for Sunday, 16 September 2018

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WEG and World Equine Expo Closed Sunday, 16 September 2018.15 September 2018, Tryon, North Carolina, USA ~ Due to the ongoing extreme weather conditions and latest reports from the National Weather Service, the International Media Center (IMC) will be closed on Sunday, 16 September 2018, and there will be no media operations team onsite – no shuttles, no…

Rodess Du Loup Forges to First in The President of the UAE Cup

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The President of the UAE CUP (The UK Arabian Derby) Group 1 PA 15 September 2018, Doncaster Racecourse, UK ~ Rodess du Loup powered home to give thrilled trainer,Charles Gourdain back-to-back President of UAE Cup triumphs. The Dahess colt under jockey Christophe Soumillon recored a smooth win in the President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby)…

Update: Endurance competition at FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 

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14 September 2018, Tryon, North Carolina, USA ~ FEI President Ingmar De Vos, FEI Veterinary Director Göran Akerström and President of the Endurance Veterinary Commission Thomas Timmons addressed media with the following update: The False Start Regarding the false start, the FEI President advised that two members of the independent Equestrian Community Integrity Unit are…

Heavy Rains Force Rescheduling at FEI World Equestrian Games

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Important update on rescheduling of the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 weekend timetable14 September 2018, Tryon, North Carolina, USA 9 pm (EST) ~ The latest weather forecast from the National Weather Service, which has an onsite weather station here at the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC), shows heavy rain starting on Saturday evening through…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival to Stage Three Races in Italy

Races to be run on Saturday 15 September at L’Chilivani racecourse 14 September 2018, Ozieri, Italy – The L’Chilivani racecourse located in the hamlet of Chilivani in the municipality of Ozieri, Italy, will host three races under the umbrella of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on…

Rohaut Relishing Rajeh Renewing Rivalry with Rodess du Loup

The President of UAE Group 1 PA (UK Arabian Derby) on Saturday 15 September 14 September 2018, Doncaster Racecourse ~ The President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) Group 1 PA will be run at Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday 15 September 2018, as part of the celebrated St Leger Festival, the biggest race day…

Meydan Group Is the Title Sponsor of Endurance at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018

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9 September 2018, TRYON, NC, USA ~ Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) is pleased to announce Meydan Group as the title sponsor of Endurance at the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 (WEG), taking place this September (11 – 23). The sponsorship further reinforces Meydan’s ongoing commitment to equestrian sport, building on its position as…

Walker Snatches Victory on Insignia at Lingfield Meet

Lingfield Race 9 September

6 September 2018, Lingfield Park, UK ~ It was the first time back at Lingfield Park racecourse for the Arabian Racing Organisation for some time and ARO were met with a very warm reception from everyone at this lovely Surrey track. The race result was something of a family affair for reigning champion trainer James…

FEI World Equestrian Games ™ Tryon 2018 in North Carolina Welcomes Endurance as First Discipline

Endurance will be the first competition of the 54 Nations for the first week’s medals 4 September 2018, Tryon, North Carolina, USA ~ They’re going to be dancing and prancing, jogging and spinning, jumping, galloping and giving it everything they’ve got when the horses and athletes in the first four disciplines take centre stage at…

Ireland’s Walsh strikes on Akoya for Trainer Van den Bos

HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice race in Copenhagen3 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark ~ Ireland’s Apprentice jockey Eoin Walsh scored a narrow win on the Dutch-trained Akoya in the Danish leg of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship series race on…

Rennie Runs Away with New Zealand HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Pony Championship Race

HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Al Nahyan International Pony championship race2 September 2018, Hastings, New Zealand ~ Caitlin Rennie from the Palmerston North Pony Club 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 on…

Copenhagen Shows Strong Field For Apprentice Race

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice race in Copenhagen on Sunday1 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark ~ Denmark’s Klampenborg racecourse plays host to the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship series race on Sunday, 2 September 2018. Apprentice jockeys from around…