Dubai International Arabian Races

HH Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Approves 2017-18 UAE Race Fixtures

Handassa under Jim Crowley wins the Al Maktoum Challenge

24 April 2017, UAE ~ The fixture list for the 2017 – 2018 UAE racing season has been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The ERA season will offer 62 race dates and opens…

Shateh Thwarts Kahayla Hero AF Mathmoon to Star in Pat Dobbs Treble

1 December 2016, Meydan, Dubai, UAE ~ Purebred Arabian Shateh recorded a five-and-three-quarter length Group 2 victory at Meydan Racecourse on 1 December, in the 1400m Bani Yas presented by Longines Passion in Equestrian. The 7-year-old son of Mahabb, bred by HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, completed the 7-furlong distance in 1:30.25, bettering…

Purebred Arabians Return to Meydan on Night of Racing Presented by Longines

AF Mathmoon will compete in Group 2 Bani Yas held over 1400m30 November 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ Meydan Racecourse hosts its first Purebred Arabian meeting and first Group race of the 2016-17 season on Thursday, 1 December, as ten go to post for the AED180,000 Group 2 Bani Yas. The meeting, presented by Longines, promises…

2017 UAE Race Season to Hold 62 Meets

The ERA season opened at Jebel Ali Racecourse on Friday, 28 October 201621 November 2016, UAE ~ The fixture list for the 2016-17 UAE racing season as approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA),…

Trainer Jerenesto Torrez Stars at Shadwell DIAR Texas Racing

RB Madymoiselle and Easter Man Win Texas Stakes Races4 November 2016, Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie, Texas ~ It was Jerenesto Torrez night as the trainer accepted awards for the 4 winners at the second running of the Shadwell Dubai International Races Day at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Texas, on 4 November. The…

Making a Difference at Shadwell – Rachael Gowland

10 August 2016, USA ~ Marketing some of the top Thoroughbred stallions in the world, planning events for 250 -10,000 people, working with powerful sponsors to broaden the scope, entertainment factor and prize money of top-sponsored race days, and planning media events that will excite International viewers and the press – these are a few…

A Day of Superlatives Promised for Sunday Arabian Racing at Newbury

A day that promises excellent Arabian racing, added prize money, and special gifts for racing attendees21 July 2016, Newbury, UK ~ A press conference held at the Newbury Racecourse on 21 July, previewed the Sunday, 24 July,Arabian race entries at Newbury, and some of the show stopping highlights of the annual Dubai International Arabian Races…

Arabians Take Centre Stage at Newbury

Dubai International Arabian Races is one of Europe’s most prestigious Arabian horse racing fixtures18 July 2016, Newbury, UK ~ The Dubai International Arabian Races returns to Newbury Racecourse for the 14th time on Sunday, 24 July, with its most valuable prize money ever on offer. The eight-race showcase for world-class Arabians now features four Group…

Gazwan to Defend Title at Arabian Racing’s Flagship Day at Newbury

13 July 2016, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organization has published a top-rated list of possible runners for UK Arabian racing’s highlight, the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR), to be run on Sunday, 24 July, at Newbury racecourse. DIAR promotes Purebred Arabian racing worldwide from the grass-roots to the highest level, with the flagship event organized under…

First Arabian Races Run in Sweden at Bro Park Under the DIAR Banner

First Arabian races at the new pro Bro Park Racecourse in Sweden6 July 2016, Sweden ~ It was a fitting celebration to mark the end of Ramadan that HE Sultan Rashid Sultan from the UAE Embassy in Sweden and his guests attended the first ever Dubai International Arabian Races event in Sweden on Monday 4…

Soft Ground Suits Khattaf Athbah at the Junvenile DIAR Prep Race at Newbury

23 June 2016, UK ~ Athbah Stud’s homebred colt Khattaf Athbah put up a game display winning from the front in the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) at Newbury 24 July International Stakes on Thursday, 23 June. The ten runner juvenile contest at Newbury was a preparatory race for the Emirates Equestrian Federation International Stakes…

Newbury DIAR Arabian Prep Race Set for 23 June

21 June 2016, UK ~ Newbury is on for the next DIAR Prep race on 23 June – one of the DIAR series that runs up to Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury on 24 July, 2016. The horses that finish 1, 2 or 3 in a Preparation Race and win one of the bonus races at…

Awzaan Gallops Away with DIAR Premier Handicap at Chepstow

Al Saoudi son, Awzaan, unbeaten in third career start11 June 2016, Chepstow, UK ~ The Dubai International Arabian Races Premier Handicap Stakes run at Chepstow on 10 June went to Awzaan in the colors of the DIAR patron HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Trained by second season trainer James Owen and ridden by…

Six Declared for the First of Four UK DIAR Prep Races

8 June 2016, UK ~ Six runners were declared this morning for the Shadwell Arabian Stallions International Stakes to be run at Newbury on Thursday, 9 June. They are headed by recent course winner Aghsaan, rookie trainer Phil Collington’s first Pattern triumph when winning the ARO Cup (Gr3PA) last month. Collington is hoping to follow…

DIAR Races Head to Holland

8 June 2016, UK ~ A total of 65 horses are entered in the DIAR races scheduled for Sunday 12th June at Duindigt Racecourse in Holland. The DIAR program, run under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, sponsors 4 Arabian races in Holland. Dubai International Arabian Races Stakes (Listed PA) Shadwell…

Arabian Racing Organization Heralds First Race of the Season in Chelsmford City

The six Purebred Arabian contests were sponsored by Dubai International Arabian Races, whose flagship event takes place at Newbury on July 24 this year 25 April 2016, Uk ~ The UK Arabian racing season got off to a flying start at Chelmsford City Racecourse on Sunday 17 April in front of well over a thousand…

UAE-Bred Secures Arabian Crown in Dubai

Af Mathmoon comes out on top in a dramatic finish to the Dubai Kahayla Classic26 March 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ Af Mathmoon (AE) gave his owner HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum his eighth winner of the Group 1 PA Dubai Kahayla Classic empowered by IPIC by bravely fighting all the way to the…

Global Festival Wins UAE Sports Award For Second Year

24 March 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival was the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award for 2015 in the field of sports for the second year in a row at the annual awards function. H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,…

Dubai Kahayla Classic – Eyes on Handassa

23 March 2016 – In the three days before the run of the 2000m Dubai Kahayla Classic Handassa could be the horse to beat. Owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Handassa (FR) has trained in Pau in the South West of France under François Rohaut. Doric Binot, his work rider who has come…

Meydan Trackwork Notes – Dubai World Cup

Monday, March 21 – We will bring you some of the inside scoop from Meydan this week. Group 1 US$10m Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airlines – 2000m (Dirt) California Chrome (USA) – The fan favorite trotted for 15 minutes on the Quarantine Centre training track under exercise rider Dihigy Gladny. The 2014 Eclipse…

Runners up for Dubai Kahayla Classic

21 March 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ Fifteen runner have been declared for Dubai Kahayla Classic for 26 March, 2016 [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Racecard-Emirates-Racing-Authority.pdf” save=”1″] –  

Shadwell Stud Australasia Supports Arabian Racing In South Australia

17 March 2016, Australia ~ A 30 year association between His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and South Australia took a new turn when his Shadwell Stud Australasia sponsored the first Arabian races at Morphettville Racecourse on 12 March 2016. The entire Thoroughbred race meeting was sponsored by Shadwell with all the races being…

Kahayla Classic Long List Published

$600 to First Place16 March 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ Race 1: US$1,000,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic (Group 1 Purebred Arabian) 2,000m (10 furlongs) Dirt – 1st: $600,000 2nd: $200,000 3rd: $100,000 4th: $50,000 5th: $30,000 6th: $20,000 THAKIF (FR) UAE Nacer Samiri VERSAC PY (FR) UAE Erwan Charpy TM THUNDER STRUCK (US) Qatar Alban de Mieulle…

Al Maktoum Challenge Prep Race for Kahayla Classic

Second Round of Al Maktoum Challenge Series Features on Thursday’s EGA Carnival Card 3 February, Dubai, UAE ~ Thursday 4 February 2016 will hold a classy Dubai World Cup Carnival card highlighted by the second round of the Al Maktoum Challenge series. Representing the official preparation route for horses on the Dubai World Cup campaign…

Dubai International Arabian Races Sponsors Race in Italy

Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) sponsors Italy’s first ever International Stakes Race for Purebred Arabians 22 January 2016, UAE ~ The committee of the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) in association with ANICA (Associazione Nazionale Italiana Cavallo Arabo) are proud to announce that the first ever IFAHR authorized stakes race for purebred Arabians in Italy…