Monthly Archives: August 2020

2020 Kentucky Derby to Run Without Fans

Kentucky Derby

21 August 2020, LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, USA ~ Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced today its decision to run the 146th Kentucky Derby on 5 September 2020 without fans. CDI issued the following statement: The Kentucky Derby is a time-honored American tradition which has always been about bringing people together. However, the health and safety…

California Horse Racing Industry Backs Equine Welfare Innovator

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Golden State the latest to endorse global leader, Equine MediRecord21 August 2020, Ireland ~ Horse racing in California has been under significant scrutiny in recent years, but industry leaders have embraced sweeping reforms – the most recent of which sees Irish-based Equine MediRecord (EMR) provide its revolutionary anti-doping and horse welfare software to thoroughbred owners…

ARO Welcomes Emirates Breeders Program Sponsorship

19 August 2020, UK ~The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) confirmed that the Emirates Breeders Program will be coming to the UK for the first time. This will bring five races for a range of abilities from novice through to top level handicappers and will visit both Chelmsford City and Wolverhampton racecourses in October and November.…

The Wathba Stallions Cup Series Returns to the UK for 2020

18 August 2020, the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO), UK ~ It was announced today that the Wathba Stallions Cup series will once again be an integral part of the UK Arabian racing calendar for 2020. The series supports grassroots Arabian racing as part of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and…

Payment of Saudi Cup Prizemoney

10 August 2020, Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh ~ The Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia (JCSA) today (Monday 10 August 2020) announced its decision to award prizemoney to the connections of horses placed second to tenth in the 2020 Saudi Cup, a race held at King Abdulaziz Racecourse, Riyadh on Saturday, 29 February 2020.…

2020 Dubai International Arabian Races Cancelled

  6 August 2020, UK ~ The 2020 renewal of the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) at Newbury, UK, will unfortunately not take place this year, but is set to return in 2021. With a large proportion of the Arabian racing season already lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a decision has been taken not…

Ebraz At His Best in the Qatar International Stakes Gr 1

1 August 2020, UK ~ The fifth day and finale of QREC-sponsored Qatar Goodwood Festival came with a massive Qatari victory when H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Ebraz won the G1 P/A Qatar International Stakes for four-year-old and older Arabians, for the second year on the spin. Ebraz managed to keep his title…

Ebraz Wins Qatar International Arabian Stakes Gr 1

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FAST NEWS: 1 August at Goodwood, UK – The highest rated Arabian horse in the world wins again for Al Shahania Stud. 1st Ebraz 2nd Deryan (FR) 3rd Tayf (FR) Winner: O: HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani T: Julian Smart