Monthly Archives: January 2019

Dream Pearl Receives Racing Award from Diablo Arabian Horse Association

31 January 2019, Danville, California, USA ~ The Diablo Arabian Horse Association (DAHA) heralded their 50th Anniversary with a posh gathering for their annual Arabian Horse Awards held at the Blackhawk Auto Museum in Danville, California, on Sunday evening, 27 January 2019. Arabian Racing Association of California (ARAC) and long time DAHA members, Cory Soltau…

Nominations for 2019 Dubai World Cup and Kahayla Classic Group 1

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28 January 2019, DUBAI, UAE ~ The nominations are in for the nine race meeting of the 2019 Dubai World Cup scheduled for Saturday, 30 March 2019. The $1 million Dubai Kahayla Classic Group 1 2000m on dirt sponsored by Mubadala will feature some of the best Purebred Arabians in the world, with 53 nominations topped…

RB Money To Burn Goes to the Bank in Abu Dhabi Al Ruwais Group 3

27 January 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Racing at Abu Dhabi on Sunday was highlighted by a quality renewal of the 1200m Group 3 Al Ruwais where RB Money To Burn was able to defend her unbeaten record in a thrilling renewal of a race contested at a searing pace. Sent straight to the front…

Sprinter ES Ajeeb Will Take On Abu Dhabi’s Group 3 Al Ruwais

26 January 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Racing at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 27 January 2019 is highlighted by a quality renewal of the 1200m Group 3 Al Ruwais in which the weights are headed by ES Ajeeb, undoubtedly one of the fastest Purebred Arabians in the UAE, but considered a better performer on dirt…

Ebraz No Surprise For Win in Doha Arabian Conditions

24 January 2019, Doha, Qatar ~ Thursday, 24 January 2019 at the Al Rayyan Park in Doha hosted three Arabian races on the card. Given his form, having won a Group 2 last time out, the win was no surprise, and H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s EBRAZ (Amer x Massamarie) lived up to…

Jaser Makes Determined Win in the HH The President Cup

20 January 2019 ~ The Sunday, 20 January 2019 meeting on the Abu Dhabi turf was highlighted by HH The President Cup Prep, over the same 2200m course and distance as the Group One feature itself, which produced a shock win from Jaser, running with the second lowest official rating of the 14 runners. Owned…

Hareer Al Reef Wins Round 1 of Al Ain Marathon

19 January 2019, Al Ain, UAE ~ Round 1 Of The Al Ain Marathon Series, a 3200m Purebred Arabian handicap, was the official feature at Al Ain on Friday, 18 January 2019, which developed into a duel over the final 300m between last year’s winner Shamikh Al Wathba and Hareer Al Reef. Committed for home…

USEF Initiates Proceedings to Terminate AERC Affiliate Status

17 January 2019, Lexington, Kentucky, USA ~  The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced that it has initiated proceedings to terminate the recognized affiliate status of the American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) as soon as possible following the AERC Board of Director’s approval of a disaffiliation motion on January 14, 2019, indicating that they wish to…

American Endurance Ride Conference Severs Ties With USEF

AERC Will Give One Year Grace Period The American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC), the National Governing body for US endurance riding since 1972, made the announcement on 15 January 2019 that, as of 1 December 2019, the AERC will no longer be affiliated with the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). The AERC Board of Directors…

Raqee Wins Al Shaqab Cup in Doha

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s RAQEE (Mared Al Sahra x Cath) had finished behind the Jassim Mohammed Ghazali Jahromi-trained RASSAN (Amer x Sandytiki) in the C&D Doha Cup in November. On Wednesday, 9 January 2019 at the Al Rayyan Park’s dirt track, the 5yo edged out the Harry Bentley-helmed Rassan by half a length, under…

RB Burning Ash Still Hot at Al Ain Opening

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4 January 2019, Al Ain, UAE ~ Al Ain staged their first meeting of 2019 on Friday afternoon, 4 January 2019, a seven-race card with RB Burning Ash making a great year’s first start and first win of 2019 in the 2000 metre handicap. Representing the powerful Al Asayl team, RB Burning Ash (Burning Sand…