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Abu Dhabi Racing and How Messi Scored to Win the Jewel Crown

Friday, 4 December 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Turf racing at Abu Dhabi on Friday, 4 December was highlighted by the most valuable race to be staged in the capital all season, the 2200m Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown and the valuable prize went to Belgium courtesy of Messi. Previously…

Breaking News: Messi Takes Gr 1 Abu Dhabi Jewel Crown

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The Belgian entry, Messi, under Pat Dobbs has won the 2200m Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan Jewel Crown in Abu Dhabi. The only race horse owned and trained by Timo Keersmaekers looked an easy winner in the Group 1 AED 5 million ($1.35 million) Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown at Abu Dhabi Equestrian…

Cosmo Cast Readies for Gr 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown

Somoud (outside) outguns Rmmas at home

3 December 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The most valuable race of the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club season, the Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown, is the undoubted highlight of racing in the capital on Friday, 4 December, with a truly cosmopolitan maximum field allowed of 16 set to face the…

Abu Dhabi to Stage $1.35 Million Gr 1 Arabian Race on 4 December 2020

SOMOUD (FR) ridden by Richard Mullen wins the Sheihk bin Sultan Al Nayan Jewel Crown Prep, race 4, at Abu Dhabi, UAE

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown With Entries from Three Continents2 December 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ One of the richest Purebred Arabians races in the world will go off on Friday, 4 December, at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club in Abu Dhabi. The renewal of the Group 1 $1.35 million (AED 5…

King Abdulaziz Turf Hosts First Race of the Season on 23 January 2021

Saudi Cup Day is Saturday, February 20, 20212 December 2020, Saudi Arabia ~ Preparations are fully underway for the USD$30.5m Saudi Cup day, with the turf track at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Riyadh scheduled to stage its first race of the new season on January 23, 2021. The race, held over the same 2,100m…

Regulatory Integration of Purebred Arabian with British Thoroughbred Racing in 2021

Existing BHA licensed trainers will be able train both Purebred Arabians and Thoroughbreds from their current licensed premises ARO and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) have announced the next steps regarding the regulatory integration of Purebred Arabian (PA) racing with British Thoroughbred racing. The intention to align the regulatory practices was first announced in December…

Shadwell Arabian Stallions Handicap Stakes Concludes the ARO Season at Wolverhampton

29 November 2020, UK ~ Six runners will contest the Shadwell Arabians Stallions (0-95) Handicap Stakes to be run at Wolverhampton on Monday 30 November. The nine-and-a-half-furlong contest will be the final race in the 2020 Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) season. ARO Patron HH Sheikh Hamdan is well represented with five of the six runners,…

Uptown Sandy Girl Wins Texas Arabian Stallion Stakes Gr 3

Uptown Sandy Girl Defends 2019 Title 22 November 2020, Lone Star Park, Texas ~ On 22 November 2020, Lone Star Park hosted the final two Arabian Stakes races for 2020 with Uptown Sandy Girl defending her 2019 title in the mares and fillies Gr 3. Uptown Sandy Girl and Dance With Me BW flew out…

Paddys Day Proves Still the Best in Texas Arabian Stallion Stakes Gr 3

PADDYS DAY

    22 November 2020, Lone Star Park, Texas, USA ~ Paddys Day made short work of his six competitors in the 22 November, 1 mile, $30,000, Texas Arabian Stallion Stakes Gr 3 at Lone Star Park outside of Dallas, Texas. Nine-year-old mutliple champion Paddys Day made a bold start to the race and finished…

Lone Star Park Provides Top Weekend Arabian Racing

LONE STAR PARK – November 21, 2020 ~ On the Verge backed by Lucas Berticelli won his maiden race on 21 November during one of the last weekends at the Grand Prairie, Texas, Lone Star Park race track.  In a pack, five crowded to the front vying for control including WMA North Wind, Like Moulin Rouge,…

AL-TABARI Leads Four Home for Hammersley in the Equine Medirecord Handicap Stakes at Wolverhampton

Al-Tabari
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21 November 2020, Wolverhampton, UK ~ Local trainer Peter Hammersley had a night to remember with Al-Tabari leading home a one-two-three-four in the Equine MediRecord (0-70) Handicap Stakes at Wolverhampton on Saturday, 21 November. Owned by Hammerlsey’s wife Michelle, Al-Tabari was given another well-judged ride by Howard Cheng, drawing six and a half-lengths clear of…

Jayide Al Boraq Wins G3 Bani Yas at Meydan

19 November 2020, Meydan, UAE ~ Racing at Meydan on Thursday evening, 19 November, was highlighted by the only Purebred Arabian contest on the card, the 1400m Group 2 Bani Yas sponsored by Gulf News, won by the consistent and improving Jayide Al Boraq. Confidently ridden by Bernardo Pinheiro in the predominantly yellow silks of…

Abiyah Athbah Scored in the Baileys Horse Feeds Conditions Stakes

Abiyah Athbah

19 November 2020, UK ~ Dilmun Racing’s Abiyah Athbah was a ready winner of the 7 Furlong Baileys Horse Feeds Conditions Stakes run in association with Emirates Breeders at Chelmsford City on 19 November 2020. The six-year-old, also last seasons’ leading mare, finished two and a quarter lengths clear of Tijaary in second, recording her…

Serafim Forta Impressive in Wolverhampton Handicap

Sarafim Forta
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Racing to School Inspiring Young Minds Handicap16 November 2020, UK ~ Forta Stud’s homebred Serafim Forta was an impressive winner of the Racing to School Inspiring Young Minds (0-60) Handicap today at Wolverhampton. The nine-and-a-half furlong race supported by Emirates Breeders attracted 12 runners, but it was Serafim Forta, the youngest horse in the race…

Strong Abu Dhabi Opener for Second Race Meet of the Season

Sawt Assalam

15 November 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The second meeting of the new season at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on 15 November 2020 was kicked off with a 1200m maiden win by the always respected trio of Champion Owner, Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, his retained jockey, champion Tadhg O’Shea and main trainer, Ernst Oertel.…

Yaraa Wins Al Ain Feature for Al Jahoori

SHARKH
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Sharkh maintains win over Will Power14 November 2020, Al Ain, UAE ~ Seven races at Al Ain on Saturday, all for Purebred Arabians, featured a handicap over 1800m, won stylishly by Yaraa, ridden by Fernando Jara for Yas Racing and Majed Al Jahoori. Jara was content to settle his mount, quite wide, in a share…

Samoud Captures Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown Prep in Abu Dhabi

SOMOUD (FR) ridden by Richard Mullen wins the Sheihk bin Sultan Al Nayan Jewel Crown Prep, race 4, at Abu Dhabi, UAE
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First Abu Dhabi Race of the Season8 November 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club staged their first fixture of the new campaign on Sunday evening, 8 November, highlighted by the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown Prep, a 2200m rated conditions contest, won stylishly by the classy Somoud under a…

CRACKING PREP HIGHLIGHTS CARD AS RACING RETURNS TO CAPITAL

RB Texas Hold em

7 November 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club will become the fifth and final UAE racecourse to stage their first meeting of the season on Sunday, 8 November with a six race card featuring the 2200m Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown Prep, a rated conditions contest set to be…

AL-Tabari Shows Strength With Maiden Win in Royal Cavalry of Oman Handicap

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Royal Cavalry Handicap at Wolverhampton31 October 2020, Woverhampton, UK ~ It was a case of history repeating with Al-Tabari winning the Royal Cavalry of Oman (0-75) Handicap Stakes over a mile and a half at Wolverhampton on 31 October 2020. Ridden by Howard Cheng, the four-year-old is trained by Peter Hammersley for his wife Michelle…

Multiple Gr1PA Winner EBRAZ Shows Great Form on Doha Reappearance

Ebraz, Doha 2020
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RB Kindle Lands Losail Cup in Doha30 October, 2020, Doha, Qatar ~ H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s EBRAZ (Amer x Massamarie) expectedly made short work of the extra weight as the Julian Colin Smart trained colt bagged the PUREBRED ARABIAN HANDICAP (90 & above) with ease on Thursday, 29 October. Tomas Lukasek had…

AL Ain Specialist Jayide Al Boraq Enhances His Course Record

Jayide AL Boraq

20 October 2020, Al Ain, UAE ~ The new UAE racing season kicked off at Al Ain on Thursday with a seven race card on which the best was saved to last. The finale being the featured 1000m handicap, won by course specialist Jayide Al Boraq (Burning Sand (US) x N’Explosive Al Maury (FR) by…

Al Ain Begins UAE Racing Season for 2020-21

Racing will be conducted under guidelines from the UAE government, following strict health and safety measures.28 October 2020, Al Ain, UAE ~ The official highlight on the seven race Al Ain card is the finale, a 1000m Purebred Arabian handicap in which course specialist Jayide Al Boraq kicks off his campaign for Khalifa Al Neyadi…

Al Shaamikh Delivers Promise in Emirates Breeders Novice Stakes

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Impressive take over by Al Shaamikh to win handily in this 9 Furlong at Wolverhampton22 October, 2020, UK ~ Al Shaamikh made it two wins from two starts with a convincing success in the Emirates Breeders Novice Stakes at Wolverhampton on 22 October 2020. The three-year-old hit the front going into the home straight and…

Equine Medi Record Provides Proper Recording of Vaccines and Regulatory Medicines

Ensuring the welfare and safety of the human and equine athletes competing at any event Equine MediRecord solves a previously unmet need by allowing proper, timely recording of all regulatory medicines and vaccinations records administered to horses As the new Horseracing Integrity Act passes through the House of Representatives, US racing industry leaders have continued…

First Classs Much the Best in Grade 3 Texas Arabian Sprint Stakes

First Classs
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First Classs Wins in End Sweep17 October 2020, Lone Star Park,Texas, USA ~ A Field of eleven Arabians broke from the starting gate in the Grade 3, $35,750 Texas Arabian Juvenile Sprint Stakes all vying for the first place prize. You wouldn’t have thought the outcome at the start when winning favorite First Classs ($5.20)…

Arwen Forta Wins the Zayinarabianstud.co.uk Handicap at Wolverhampton

ArwenForta
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Forta Stud, James Owen, and Alex Chadwick Bring in the Win17 October 2020, UK ~ Last seasons’ leading trainer-jockey combination of James Owen and Alex Chadwick continued their good run of form when Arwen Forta ran out a convincing winner of the zayinarabianstud.co.uk (0-65) handicap supported by Emirates Breeders, run at Wolverhampton on Saturday, 17…

Sand Canyon JS Wins Texas Maiden Debut

15 0ctober, 2020, Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie, Texas ~ The six furlong maiden special weight was won by the 3-year-old Sand Canyon JS, breaking his maiden on his first run in Texas, and fourth overall race, on 10 October. Coming from the two box, Sand Canyon JS, under jockey Victor Urieta Sr., quickly took…

Wolverhampton Welcomes Winning Entries

ZAYINARABIANSTUD.CO.UK Handicap On Tap for Saturday, 17 October 15 October 2020, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) welcomes Zayin Arabian Stud as lead sponsor of the zayinarabianstud.co.uk (0-65) handicap, to be run at Wolverhampton on Saturday, 17 October 2020. The one-mile contest, supported by Emirates Breeders, has attracted 17 entries, with a full field…

Al Kaaser Wins Baker McVeigh International at Wolverhampton

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5 October 2020, UK ~ Al Kaaser continues the good run of form for the trainer-jockey combination of James Owen and Alex Chadwick in the Baker McVeigh International (0-105) Handicap (supported by Emirates Breeders) over a mile and a half at Wolverhampton on 5 October 2020. Stablemate Jaahez was four and three-quarter lengths second, giving…

Paddys Day Wins In Great Form at UAE President Cup Gr 1 at Pimlico

Paddys Day Award

Seasoning is the flavor for Paddys Day win3 October 2020, Pimlico Race Course, USA ~ The nine-year-old PADDYS DAY ridden by Alex Cintron proved he was still the best of the field on the race run directly after the Preakness Stakes Gr 1 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. Cintron placed Paddys Day well,…

Tayf Wins the ParisLongchamp Qatar Arabian World Cup Gr1

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3 October 2020, Qatar Arabian World Cup (Gr1PA) ~ 2000m ParisLongchamp, France 1. TAYF (FR) 2. Messi (BE) 3. Ebraz (GB) Dist: hd, 2 Time: 2.21.98

Alawsj and Hadi De Carrere Set the Mood at St Cloud

2 October 2020, Paris, France ~Two QREC-sponsored Gr 1, 2000m Arabian races were run at St. Cloud, Paris, on Friday, 2 October, setting the mood for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend. The Gr1 PA Qatar Arabian Trophy Des Pouliches for three-year-old fillies was won by Al Shaqab Racing’s homebred Alawsj (Dahor de…

City of Light Prepared for Annual Prix de L’Arc and Qatar Arabian World Cup

Ebraz Wins the QAWC 2019

Exciting contenders in Qatar Arabian World Cup with EBRAZ seeking a repeat30 September 2020, Paris, France ~ Following the Qatar Goodwood Festival in late July and early August this year, and the Arc Trials and the Arc Trials at ParisLongchamp two weeks ago, the time has come for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe…