International Arabian Horse Racing

Lady Princess Wins the Qatar Arabian World Cup in Paris Against Strong Field

Sunday, October 2, QATAR ARABIAN WORLD CUP PARISLONGCHAMP ~ Lady Princess proved herself the best of the day once again with her win at the 2 October 1Million € Qatar Arabian World Cup, which is considered to be the Arc de Triomphe for Purebred Arabians. Second to Hoggar de L’Ardus in this race last year,…

Entries Up for Qatar Arabian World Cup (GR1 PA) at Paris Longchamps

2 October ParisLongchamp will feature the Qatar Arabian World Cup Gr 124 September 2022, Paris, France ~ The much anticipated QATAR ARABIAN WORLD CUP will be run as the third race on 2 October, 2022 at 15:25 at the famous ParisLongchamp racecourse, just before the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe.   Nineteen will line up…

Roxy CS Wins the ARAC Distaff Stakes in Colorado

12 September 2022, USA ~ Roxy CS wins on her second out for trainer Nicole Ruggeri and owners Nicola Forbes Robinson and Jim Schleimer in the ARAC DISTAFF STAKES at Arapahoe Park, Colorado. Roxy CS guided by Travis Wales was in front heading out the gate with WMA Got It and Mothersday SA holding their…

RS Risk Taker Wins Again at Wathba Stallions Cup Stakes at Arapahoe Park

RS Risk Taker has won two of the three WATHBA STALLIONS CUP Stakes 11 September 2022, USA ~ On Sunday, 11 September 2022, RS Risk Taker won round three, last in the 2022 race series for the Wathba Stallions Cup Stakes run at Arapahoe Park, Colorado. The six entries were competing for prize money of…

UAE President Cup Gr 1 PA at Doncaster Cancelled

9 September 2022 – UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) today issued a statement regarding this year’s running of the UAE President Cup – UK Arabian Derby (Group 1PA) which was scheduled to take place as part of the Cazoo St Leger Festival at Doncaster on Saturday 10 September. ARO Chairman Charles Gregson commented:…

Queenshala Wins in Baden-Baden

Queenshala

7 September 2022, Germany ~ Following up on her Listed (PA) win at Mons in Belgium last month, the talented five-year-old pure-bred Arabian Queenshala (Al Mamun Monlau x Al Ramtha) carried the colours of her owner, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani, to the biggest success of her career when landing the Gr.2…

Qatar Arabian World Cup Promises A Contest of the Best

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6 September 2022, Paris, France ~ The Qatar Arabian World Cup is the world’s most prestigious race for purebred Arabs and is one of the highlights of the action-packed Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend. 
The race is run over a distance of a mile and 2 furlongs and is reserved for purebred Arabs aged…

LADY PRINCESS retains title of Qatar International Stakes

Khalifa Bin Sheail Al Kuwari’s LADY PRINCESS retains title of Qatar International Stakes28 July 2022, UK ~On 27 July, the second day of the 2022 renewal of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, the start of the eight-race card was a Qatari victory when LADY PRINCESS (General x Nacree Al Maury) retained the title of the Group…

Highest Rated Arabians Declared for Qatar International Stakes

Goodwood Scores Top Rated Arabians in Qatar Arabian International Stakes Gr 1  25 July 2022, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) has announced the declarations for the Qatar International Stakes, a Group 1PA to be run over a mile as part of the Qatar Goodwood Festival on Wednesday 27th July. The £400,000 race is…

Entries 31 July California Wathba Stallions Cup at Colorado

25 July 2022 – California, USA ~ The first edition of the 2022 Wathba Stallions Cup Stakes is set for Sunday, 31 July 2022, at Arapahoe Park, Colorado. Time: 1pm MT This Colorado-based race series unites the US Arabian racing group as it brings together an exciting field of mostly three and four-year-olds from Mississippi…

DREAMM Winner at Colorado’s Arapahoe Park

18 July 2022, California – Monday, 18 July, 2022, Arapahoe Park, Colorado ~ DREAMM (No Risk Al Maury x Dream Pearl) made her first race in Colorado a winning one. She traveled with the other horses out of the gate, cornered well around the turn and took over through the finish. She was followed in…

WMA Smoke Signal Wins Maiden at Arapahoe Park

First Race A Winner19 July 2022, California ~ WMA Smoke Signal (Kasih x Mustang Sally) won his debut today at Arapahoe Park, Colorado, in rousing fashion in a field of seven. Leaving the gate in the 5.5 furlong race, he came quickly from 5th and swept to the outside around the turn, taking over the…

2022 California Wathba Stallions Cup Races at Colorado

17 July 2022, California, USA ~The Arabian Racing Association of California is proud to announce the Wathba Stallions Cup races for 2022 at Colorado. Due to the continued worries of COVID and the logistics of transporting horses from track to track, California and Colorado have decided it is in the best interest of all concerned to…

Qatar International Stakes Gr 1 PA Set for 27 July

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15 July 2022, UK/France ~ The UK’s most valuable Arabian race, QATAR INTERNATIONAL STAKES will close supplementary entries on Monday, 18 July at 12 noon. The £400,000 one mile contest is the opening race on the card on Wednesday 27 July, held as part of the Qatar Goodwood Festival. Two of the top rated Arabians…

Qatar International Stakes at Goodwood Brings in Top Class Compeitors

First Classs

The most valuable Arabian race in the UK at £400,00015 June 2022 ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) is thrilled with the top class entries for the Qatar International Stakes, a Group 1PA run over a mile as part of the Qatar Goodwood Festival on Wednesday, 27 July. The £400,000 race is the most valuable…

Hiab Al Zaman Scores Win at Gr 1 UAE President’s Cup at Pimlico

Prestigious Arabian Race part of Preakness Day 5 /21/2022, Baltimore, Maryland, USA ~ The 2021 Darley Horse of the Year horse of the year made a grand start to his 2022 race record in sweeping the field at the Pimlico-based UAE President’s Cup race in Baltimore, Maryland, on 21 May, 2022. The 5-yo chestnut stallion…

$100,000 UAE President Cup (G1) Runs 8 Arabians on 2022 Preakness Day

Aurora, CO – The $100,000 UAE President Cup (G1) – America’s richest Arabian race of the year – returns to Pimlico Race Course on one of horse racing’s biggest days, Preakness Stakes Day, to be held Saturday, 21 May 2022, in Baltimore, Maryland. The ten nominees for the 2022 UAE President Cup (G1) include the…

Abbes Wins the Qatar Gold Sword Gr 1

9 April 2022, Doha, Qatar ~ The Alban De Mieulle-trained Abbes (T M Fred Texas x Raqiya) from Umm Qarn grabbed  Gold in the Title Race at the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club’s (QREC) 47th Race Meeting on 7 April 2022, securing the Qatar Gold Sword at the Al Rayyan Racecourse.

The five-year-old faced tough opposition in the 2000m race battling Mwarid under Soufiane Saadi, but guided by Ronan Thomas, sluiced neatly ahead at the wire. The win time was 02:10:83 for the race with a total purse of $250,000.

Trainer De Mieulle picked off the first three places with Mwarid in second and Jabalah in third under Carlos Henrique.

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First Classs Proves His Name in $1 Million Gr 1 Kahayla Classic

$1,000,000 Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic won by US-bred Dahess son26 March 2022, Dubai, UAE ~ Racing on Dubai World Cup day got underway in thrilling fashion with First Classs winning his match race against Kerless Del Roc in the PA Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic sponsored by Ithra Dubai over 2000m on the dirt…

G 1 I Kahayla Classic Attracts International Arabians

25 March 2022 – Dubai, UAE – by ERA ~ Six Group 1 winners will clash in the G1 Dubai Kahayla Classic (sponsored by Ithra Dubai), the traditional opening act on Dubai World Cup day affectionately known as the Purebred Arabians’ World Cup. They include 2021 winner Deryan, trained by Didier Guillemin, who will aim…

35 Years of Darley Awards Celebrates 2021 Racing Season in Texas

35th Annual Darley Awards Recognizes USA’s Best for Arabian Racing in First Live Event since 2019 Smyrna, DE – For the first time in two years, the 35th Annual Darley Awards, presented by the Arabian Racing Cup (ARC) and sponsored by the Texas Arabian Breeders Association, invited guests to an in-person live event celebrating the…

2021 Year Freshman Hiab Al Zaman Wins Darley Horse of the Year

20 March 2022, Texas, USA – The annual Arabian Racing Cup Darley Awards, held last evening, 19 March 2022, at the Sam Houston race track in Houston, Texas, brought fun, racing awards, and top camaraderie to the USA Arabian racing scene, giving awards for the 2021 racing season. Hiab Al Zaman, (Hilal Al Zaman x…

Houston Darley Sprint Ultimate Winner, Paddys Day

19 March 2022, Houston, Texas, USA ~ The 35th Annual Darley Awards took place at the Sam Houston race track on 19 March 2022, and the Darley Sprint was first on the race card for the evening. A field of ten went out for the seven furlong Gr 3 with Uptown Sandy Girl and Sand…

$12 million Dubai World Cup Card Shapes Up

Life Is Good heads likely field of 11 in $12million Dubai World Cup on 26 March 17 March 2022, Dubai, UAE ~ The traditional curtain-raiser to the day is the G1 Dubai Kahayla Classic (sponsored by Ithra Dubai) for Purebred Arabians, which is worth $1million. An international field includes defending champion Deryan, trained in France,…

Jugurtha De Monlau Wins the Meydan G 1 Al Maktoum Challenge R3

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5 March 2022, Dubai ~ Jugurtha De Monlau (AL MAMUN MONLAU (FR) x Amina De Monlau by Monsieur Al Maury) took the field of nine for a ride and won with authority on the first Saturday in March at Meydan in the third round of the Al Maktoum Challenge. The Yas racing entry headed out…

Date for Qatar International Stakes (GR1PA) Confirmed as part of the Qatar Goodwood Festival

UK’S MOST VALUABLE ARABIAN RACE CONFIRMED for 27 July 202203 March 2022, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation is delighted to announce that the Qatar International Stakes (Gr1PA), the UK’s most valuable race for Arabians will be run this year on Wednesday 27th July. The £400,000 mile contest sponsored by Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club…

Hadi De Carrere Wins the $2M Obaiya Classic on Saudi Cup Day

26 February 2022, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ~ In a day full of champion races the French colt, Hadi De Carrere (Nieshan x Vicki de Carrere) ridden decisively by veteran jockey Olivier Peslier, swept up in the final strides to capture the 2000m dirt Obaiya Classic, the fifth race on the card ahead of eighth race,…

US-bred First Class Wins the $1M Al Mneefah Cup – Saudi Cup Race Weekend

A horse of Classs wins First Classs wins the $1Million Al Mneefah Cup – Photo Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia // Mathea Kelley 25 February 2022, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ~ First Classs (Dahess x TopoftheClass), given a winning ride by Ronan Thomas, took control of the 2100m turf race to win the $1M Al Mneefah…

Lady Princess Victorious At Gr 1 H.H. The Amir Sword

Lady Princess and Moshrif bring doubles for Jim Crowley19, February 2022, Doha, Qatar ~ The H.H. The Amir Sword Festival concluded on Saturday, 19 February, at QREC Al Rayyan racecourse with the Gr 1 race winners, Lady Princess in the HH The Amir Sword, Outbox winning the HH The Amir Trophy, and Samlla in the…

18 February 2022, Doha, Qatar ~ Under the patronage of H.H. the Amir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani and with H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani and H.E. Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani, the events of the H.H. The Amir Sword Festival continued on Friday, 18 February, with the second day of…

H.H. The Amir Sword Festival Opens With Win by Medhi in the Al Zubara Trophy

One-two-three for Umm Qarn in Al Zubara Trophy and MEHDI lands the title18 February 2022, Doha, Qatar ~ The start of the three-day Festival began with Al Zubara Trophy Race Day at the Al Rayyan Racecourse, Doha, Qatar on Thursday, 17 February, and will conclude on Sunday, 19 February 2022. Thursday’s eighth race gave a…