International Arabian Horse Racing

ExxonMobil Qatar continues support for Qatar Gold Sword Race Day

04 February 2015, Doha ~ Continuing its long-standing support of the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC), ExxonMobil Qatar is once again the exclusive sponsor of the 2015 Qatar Gold Sword Race, taking place on February 5, 2015. This prominent event will see the best local bred Pure Arabians race against one another for top honors…

First of February Feature Arabian Group 3 Winner is Sha’Red in Abu Dhabi

2 February 2015, Abu Dhabi ~ The feature race at Abu Dhabi on Sunday’s marathon nine-race card was the 1000m Group 3 Al Ruwais and, for the fifth year running, HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the winning owner. Twelve months ago the owner witnessed his pair of Rakha and Sha’Red dead-heat in…

O’Shea Leads in With Sheikh Down for 1, 2, 3 for Al Asayl

30 January 2015, Al Ain, UAE ~ The second leg of the Al Ain Marathon Series, a 3200m conditions contest, was the highlight at Al Ain on Friday evening and produced a thrilling finish with Al Asayl stable companions Sheikh Down (Calin Du Loup (FR) x Burning Firestar (US) by BIG EASY (US), Burj Khalifa and Munzade…

Iraq continues a history of Arabian racing

Dr. Mohammed Al Nujaifi’s family may not have been the first to breed Arabian horses in Iraq, but they are one of the oldest families still breeding purebred horses, and are considered the largest breeder in the country. “My family owns a large estate 40km to the North of Mosul, and our stud farm is…