Monthly Archives: April 2019

Adi De Saint Lon Wins Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup in Morocco

Marakesh race

Three races sponsored by the HH Sh Mansoor Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival24 April 2019, Marrakesh, Morocco ~ Adi De Saint Lon won the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup organized by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival at the Marrakesh race course in Morocco…

Champion Jockey Tadhg O’Shea – Always Looking Ahead

Mizzna and O'Shea 2008 photo: Pamela

The team of jockey Tadgh O’Shea, trainer Ernst Oertel, and owner/breeder Khalid Al Nabooda were a winning force in the 2018/2019 UAE race season, with a grand finale of picking off the 2019 Kahayla Classic win with AF Maher, a home-bred from Nabooda’s UAE stud farm. In the process, all three were awarded the UAE…

Major US Racing Organizations Initiative on Race-Day Medication Ban

TWO-YEAR-OLD LASIX BAN TO START IN 2020; STAKES RACES LASIX BAN IN 202118 April 2019, USA ~ A coalition of leading Thoroughbred racing associations and organizations announced today a new initiative committed to phasing out the use of the medication Furosemide (Lasix) beginning in 2020 and eliminating the use of Lasix in stakes races held…

Listening to the Horses

Ernst Oertel photo: Nils Rosenkjaar

17 April 2019, UAE ~ Ernst Oertel is fresh off his winner circle triumphs for the 2018-2019 UAE racing season. Dedicated, determined and goal oriented, this year it all came together for Oertel as he won the ultimate Arabian race, the coveted $1million Dubai Kahayla Classic, the opener for the World Cup, and achieved Champion…

FEI Sports Forum 2019 SESSION 7: Improvements and Innovations to Reshape Endurance

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16 April 2019, Lausanne, Sui ~ The eighth edition of the FEI Sports Forum 2019, held at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, this week is now available to view on replay on fei.org. The 7th Session on Proposed improvements and innovations to reshape Endurance, which form the basis of the Endurance…

Madjani (2000-2019)

Shadwell is sad to announce the death of one of its most respected Arabian stallions, MADJANI  15 April 2019 ~ The son of TIDJANI was bred in France from a very successful family with Tunisian roots that has produced many successful racehorses, such as AL JAKBAR, TORNADOR, NOUR THABET and AL SAKBA. MADJANI started his…

Watch Live FEI Sports Forum 15 April

Ingmar De Vos FEI Secretary General FEI Sports Forum 2015

FEI Sports Forum 2019 live and on-demand14 April 2019, Lausanne (SUI), The eighth edition of the FEI Sports Forum 2019, which will be held at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne (SUI) on 15 and 16 April, will be live–streamed on fei.org. Day 1 – will begin with a session dedicated to…

RB Money To Burn Runs Away with Al Ain Sprint

Kenza Al Mels

11 April 2019, Al Ain, UAE ~ Al Ain staged its final fixture of the campaign, the penultimate meeting of the UAE season, on Thursday 11 April 2019 where the featured Al Ain Sprint was won imperiously by RB Money To Burn, defending her unbeaten record in the style of the exciting filly. Well away…

Alban De Mieulle Trained Yazeed Wins the Qatar Gold Sword Gr1 in Doha

  11 April, 2019, Doha, Qatar ~ YAZEED (Munjiz x Al Dahma) capped a fantastic day for Umm Qarn and trainer Alban Elie De Mieulle with Olivier Peslier riding the 6yo to a well deserved QATAR GOLD SWORD (Gr1 PA) victory on the Al Rayyan Park turf on Thursday, 4 April 2019 at the Doha…

Raising Racing Arabians in the UAE Desert   

Tadhg O'Shea accepts congratulations after DKC win '19

Adversity Leads to Ingenuity for Khalid Al Nabooda  A desire to breed winning Arabian race horses in his UAE desert home came with many difficulties for United Arab Emirates businessman, Khalid Al Nabooda. With persistence, the issues became challenges, not obstacles, and Al Nabooda has established a winning reputation and is happy to share the…

2019 Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) Sponsorship Program

Muraaqib DIAR 2016

8 April 2019, UK ~ The now established Dubai International Arabian Races program returns to four countries in Europe in 2019 in Sponsor Preparation races to encourage Arabian racehorses to prepare for the flagship event in the UK on 28 July 2019. The 2019 DIAR sponsorship calendar includes 17 races in Italy, Sweden, the Netherlands…

Abu Dhabi’s Final Meeting of the Season Posts Hakeemat Muscat with Triple Crown Win

Hakeemat Muscat

6 April 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Abu Dhabi staged its final meeting of the campaign on Saturday, 6 April 2019, with a fixture that was postponed when originally scheduled at the beginning of March, now highlighted by the 1400m Group 2 Liwa Oasis won handily by Sharaf Al Reef. Probably last of the 12…

RB Grenayde Wins in Al Ain

RB Grenayde

4 April 2019, Al Ain, UAE ~ Racing at Al Ain on Thursday, 4 April 2019, was capped with the 1800m handicap, giving RB Grynade another chance to shine. After AF Al Baher looked the likely winner when hitting the front 300m out, they had no answer to the late challenge of RB Grynade (Burning…