Monthly Archives: October 2018

Peslier Jockey Blood Continues Success With Megane Peslier

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26 October 2018, Toulouse, France ~ Rijm, under Julian Auge, won the Sheikh Zayed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge Group 1 in Toulouse, France, on Wednesday, 24 October 2018. Group 1 Sheikh Zayed Cup – French Arabian Breeders Classic Rijm, guided by Julian Auge, and Al Mouwaffak under Jean-Bernard Eyquem (both by…

Jebel Ali Opens UAE Season on 26 October

25 October 2018, UAE ~ UAE racing returns on Friday, 26 October 2018 with a seven-race card at Jebel Ali Racecourse; the first of 11 they will host among the 67 cards to be staged across the five UAE tracks through 12 April 2019. The seven race Thoroughbred card will feature a 1400m handicap which…

Arabian Racing at the Top ~ Paris in the Fall

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On the days of 6 and 7 October 2018, the newly renovated ParisLongchamps hosted the grandest weekend in the French racing calendar, the exciting Prix de l’Arc weekend with the centerpiece race, the €5 000 000 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday, 7 October. Watched by 45,000 spectators, the feature race for Arabians,…

Madjestic Noses Out Nevour Say Never For Fresno Win

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Final race of the 2018 California season14 October 2018, Fresno, California, USA ~ Madjestic under Francisco Monroy emerged the winner in a photo finish with Nevour Say Never to win in the 14 October 2018 Maiden Championship in Fresno, California. After an unhurried start in the 6 Furlong race led out the gate by Skeedaddle,…

Gutierrez Strikes on Elmanara De Carrere at Tarbes, France

HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice Race in Tarbes14 October 2018, Tarbes, France ~ Spain’s apprentice jockey Alejandra Gutierrez confirmed that the Tarbes racecourse here in France was a lucky one for her. The 24-year-old, last year’s (2017) winner of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak World Apprentice Championship in Tarbes, struck once again and this time…

Prix Fleur D’Avril in Tarbes, France, to Feature Apprentice Jockey Championship Leg

Spain’s Gutierrez aims to repeat 2017 win13 October, Tarbes, France ~ Spanish Apprentice jockey Alejandra Gutierrez, last year’s 2017 winner of the HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice World Apprentice Championship race in Tarbes, France, will be looking to repeat that feat and qualify for this year’s final to be held in Abu Dhabi in November 2018.…

Fazza Al Khalediah Wins Qatar Arabian World Cup Group 1PA

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Bred in France, trained in Poland, Italian rider7 October 2018, Paris Longchamp – Number 15, FAZZA AL KHALEDIAH pulled from the pack with 300 metres to go, advancing in perfect timing under jockey Pierantonio Convertino to win the 2000m Qatar Arabian World Cup on 7 October 2018, at the Paris Longchamp racecourse. The four-year-old by…

Nevour Say Never Launches to Front to Win Fresno Allowance

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“She has done everything we’ve asked of her….”6 October 2018, Fresno, California, USA – In a controlled run, Nevour Say Never guided by jockey Francisco Monroy inhaled the competition to win the 6 Furlong Fresno, California, race on 5 October 2018. RU Mystified and Desert Dew looked strong around the bend until Never Say Never…

Marid Wins Qatar Arabian Trophy des Poulains at Saint Cloud

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Al Haffanah won the corresponding race for fillies, the Qatar Arabian Trophy Des Pouliches Group 1PA5 October 2018, Paris, France ~ Marid by TM Fred Texas out of Al Dahma (Amer) hailed his second Group 1PA victory on Saturday, 5 October 2018, at Saint-Cloud racecourse outside of Paris, France. The colt, born and bred at…

Chantilly Bloodstock Agency Secures Top Lots at Arqana Sale

4 October 2018 ~ A pair of talented three-year-olds from the blue-blooded breeding operation of Renée-Laure Koch commanded the two highest prices on 4 October 2018, at the 2018 Purebred Arabian Sale, both on the bid of Gérard Larrieu’s Chantilly Bloodstock Agency. The two horses had been added to the catalogue as Wild Cards on…