Arabian Racing of California

California Sand JS Wins Wathba Stallions Stakes in California

18 July, Pleasanton, California, USA ~ The winner in the first of the Triple Series races for the California Bonus Bonanza Stakes at Pleasanton, California, was the 3-yr-old California Sand JS ridden by David Martin. The Terri Eaton trainee showed the same talent he had on 5 July for speed, winning his second out for…

California, USA, Arabian Racing Opens in June

2020 Race Dates and Venues16 June 2020, California – In a lengthy TeleConference meeting on 11 June 2020, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) approved the California horse racing dates which include the dates for Arabian racing already confirmed by the California Authority of Racing Fairs (CARF). The COVID-19 risk to health has instigated some…

Jeanne Wasserman, Director of Racing at Alameda County Fair, to Retire

11 November 2019, California, USA ~ Unless you know horse racing or are into the betting game, you might never see the inside of an Off-Track Betting facility (OTB), and you might not even know where to find one. Director of Racing at the Alameda County Fair Jeanne Wasserman had no knowledge of horse racing,…

Meet California Trainer, Terri Eaton

Racing horses came naturally to Terri Eaton. She remembers her first job at age 11, galloping horses for Arabian horse racing pioneers Lucas Arabians, then racing in Nevada and California with Hazel Lucas. As a teenager, she was already traveling with Bob Raine and Hazel Lucas promoting Arabians on the Fair Circuit in the Western…

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…

Dream Pearl Three for Three in Emirates Breeders California Gold Rush Handicap

Dream Pearl Emirates Breeders 23 Sept 18

“Dream Pearl and Sand Victor have been knocking it out all year”24 September 2018, Los Alamitos, California ~ Dream Pearl triumphed over rival Sand Victor to win as southern California hosted the third and final leg of the Emirates Breeders California Gold Rush Handicap at Los Alamitos race track on 23 September 2018. The 7…

AJC News Alert: Certificate of Registration for Racing (Racing Certificate) Changes

(Racing Certificate) Changes Coming January 2019 11 August 2018, USA ~ Effective 1 January 2019, The Arabian Jockey Club will require all horses that hold or apply for a Certificate of Registration for Racing (Racing Certificate) to obtain a second DNA verification and the insertion of an AHA issued microchip for identification, as well as…

Southerland Wins Battle for Sacramento, California, Arabian Race

22 July 2018, Sacramento, California ~ Southerland under jockey Pedro Flores made a determined effort in the 6 Furlong Sacramento Arabian race for 3yrs+ on Saturday, 21 July 2018. The 7-year-old gelding by Aim South out of Novelynn by Patriot Missle jumped well, but the inside rail was soon crowded with traffic. Heading around the…

Sand Victor Opens With Win at Pleasanton

Sand Victor wins in Pleasanton 2016

18 June 2018, Pleasanton, California ~ As Arabians once again take center stage in California racing, Sand Victor showed his talent by winning the first Arabian race of the season at Oak Tree at Pleasanton, California on Sunday, 17 June, 2018. In a race for 3 yr-olds and up of five furlongs, Sand Victor (Burning…

Arabians Ready for California Pleasanton Racing on Sunday 17 June

Sand Victor wins in Pleasanton 2016

Arabian Allowance attracts seven runners15 June 2018, Pleasanton, California ~ The California Racing Fair Circuit is now open at Oak Tree at Pleasanton, California, and the first Arabian race will be held on Sunday, 17 June 2018, at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, California, USA Sponsored by the Diablo Valley Arabian Association, the Arabian race…

California Announces Two New Arabian Race Series for 2018

Added Money Races – Bonus $ for High-Point Winner13 March 2018, California ~ In a plucky move that should encourage Arabian racing in California, the Arabian Racing Association of California (ARAC) has announced two new Arabian race series. The Emirates Breeders California Gold Rush Handicap Series will be for 3-year -olds and up. The Series…

Arabian Racing Association of California 2017 Racing Awards

At the 25 February 2018, Annual Award Banquet for the Arabian Racing Association of California, the following received racing Awards for 2017. Congratulations to all. 3-year Old Filly Winner:Anna Bella AA Owner – Joe/Betty Jo Gillis Trainer – Terri Eaton 3-year Old Colt of the Year Winner: Codys Surprise Owners – Pleasanton Race Club Trainer…

California Arabian Racing Association Added Incentives and New Races for 2018

7 April 2018, HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards Stake $100,000 Grade 1, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, and close in Fresno on 15 October 2018. Stay and Race in California At the February 2018 Arabian Racing Association of California (ARAC) General Membership meeting, additional races and racing incentives were announced, including…