Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival

Global Arabian Flat Racing

The Horse Knows Best or How To Train a Race Horse

16 July 2019, USA ~ David and Tracy Kaden love their Arabian horses. Their ranch is on the West Texas, New Mexico border and the two have competed in endurance, trained their Anglo-Arabian to be a jumper, then in 2013 took up cowboy mounted shooting, each winning their divisions. After an intro into Extreme Cowboy…

Skeedaddle Wins Wathba Bonus Bonanza at Pleasanton

July 8 2019, Pleasanton, California, USA ~ Pleasanton California hosted two Arabian races, the Wathba Stallion Bonus Bonanza with $11,500 and the Emigrant Stakes with $8,000 in prize money on 6 July 2019. The first and second place horses in the Wathba Stallion Bonus Bonanza might not have made it to the track except for…

Abu Dhabi to Host World Arabian Horse Racing Forum 2020

7 July 2019, Bucharest, Romania ~ One of the highlights of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is the annual World Arabian Horse Racing Forum which was staged this year in Bucharest, Romania, from 2-6 July 2019. At the conclusion of the Bucharest Forum, the organizers of…

El Zarka Wins Wathba Cup at Duindight

Klinkenberg scores on El Zarka17 June 2019, Wassenaar, The Netherlands ~ On Sunday, 16 June 2019, El Zarka D.A won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stallions Cup 1 race held at the Duindigt racecourse in The Netherlands. El Zarka D.A was driven to a smart…

Al Mounteze Monlau Triumphs in Zayed Cup in Stockholm

8 June 2019, Stockholm, Sweden ~ Al Mounteze Monlau under Elione Chaves won the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Listed Cup while Ulrika Holmquist brought smiles to the large band of home fans at the Gardet Park in Stockholm winning the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship on Thursday, 6 June 2019.…

Beune De l’Ardus Speeds to Win in Waregem

Beune de l'Ardus

Hungarian apprentice rider Vivien Mocsinka wins HH Sheikha Fatima bin Mubarak Apprentice race4 June 2019, Waregem Hippodrome, Belgium ~ Seven apprentice riders from many points in Europe gathered in Waregem for the 2019 edition of the HH Sheikha Fatima bin Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFHRA) on 2 June. The race of 2120m was fought out…

Arabian Racing Takes the Stage in Belgium

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak race in Belgium 1 June 2019, Waregem, Belgium ~ The Hippodrome Waregem will play host to the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship race on Sunday, 2 June 2019. Seven Apprentice jockeys from around the world will vie in Sunday’s race for a spot in the 24 November…

Arabian Racing Takes Top Form in Sao Paulo Brazil

File photo Brazil 2015

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival hosts two races in Brazil24 May, 2019, Sao Paulo, Brazil ~ HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival will be organizing two races at the Hippodrome of Cidade Jardim in Sao Paulo on Saturday, 25 May, 2019. Organised under the Festival’s banner by the Jockey…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Calendar for 2019

19 February 2019, Abu Dhabi,UAE ~ The calendar for the 2019 edition of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival was unveiled on Sunday with a total of 124 races scheduled in 90 countries around the globe. Addressing a press conference at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse…

Gutierrez Strikes on Elmanara De Carrere at Tarbes, France

HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice Race in Tarbes14 October 2018, Tarbes, France ~ Spain’s apprentice jockey Alejandra Gutierrez confirmed that the Tarbes racecourse here in France was a lucky one for her. The 24-year-old, last year’s (2017) winner of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak World Apprentice Championship in Tarbes, struck once again and this time…

Racing Festival Grabs Attention at ADIHEX

In front of the Welcome Attraction

Festival’s innovative stand proves huge attraction 26 September, 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The 16th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) opened in the capital city of Abu Dhabi, UAE, at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center (ADNEC) on Tuesday, 25 September 2018, and immediately began to entrance guests and patrons.…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival to Stage Three Races in Italy

Races to be run on Saturday 15 September at L’Chilivani racecourse 14 September 2018, Ozieri, Italy – The L’Chilivani racecourse located in the hamlet of Chilivani in the municipality of Ozieri, Italy, will host three races under the umbrella of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on…

Ireland’s Walsh strikes on Akoya for Trainer Van den Bos

HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice race in Copenhagen3 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark ~ Ireland’s Apprentice jockey Eoin Walsh scored a narrow win on the Dutch-trained Akoya in the Danish leg of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship series race on…

Kazan, Tatarstan, Hosts Festival Arabian Races

Trainer Lyakhov, jockey Kappushev register double 31 August 2018, Kazan, Tatarstan ~ Trainer A.A Lyakhov and ace jockey A. Kappushev scooped a brilliant double winning both the races under the banner of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on Thursday, 30 August 2018, at the Kazan Hippodrome…

Hondier wins HH Sheikha Lateefa race in Deauville, France

Setting the bar for future racers6 August 2018, Deauville, France ~ Jad Hondier on Small and Mighty won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Pony championship race held at the Deauville race course in France on Sunday,…

HH Sheikha Lateefa Pony Race in Deauville, France

Pony race series continues for young riders on Sunday, 5 August4 August 2018, Deauville, France ~ Eleven young riders will be vying for honors in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Pony championship race to be held…

Zells Zenyatta wins Wathba Stallions Cup in Brazil

Zells Zenyatta

4 June 2018, Sao Paulo, Brazil ~ Zells Zenyatta stayed true to the favorite’s tag in winning the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Grande Premio Wathba Stallions (Group 3) in the Year of Zayed race in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The imported Zells Zenyatta, trained by AGS Correa…

Bucharest to Host 2019 World Arabian Horse Racing Forum

World Arabian Horse Racing Forum to be held in Romania in 201914 May 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ The Romanian capital of Bucharest was named as host for the 2019 edition of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s World Arabian Horse Racing Forum (WAHRF). This was announced at…

Second Day of World Arabian Horse Racing Forum Madrid

Race meeting in Sevilla on Saturday, 5 May 4 May 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ Organized by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, the Forum witnessed panel debates on three additional subjects on Thursday, 3 May 2018, and then joined together in a grand dinner at the Castillo de…

2018-2019 UAE Race Season Announced

Emirates Racing Authority

1 May 2018, United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi ~ A record fixture list for the 2018-19 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 season will offer an unprecedented 67…

Forums Explore Rules, Breeding Ethics Across Countries

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s World Arabian Horse Racing Forum in Madrid3 May 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ There was a strong call for standardization of rules and regulations governing the sport of Purebred Arabian racing on the opening day of the three-day 9th edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Forum, which began at the Eurostars…

World Arabian Horse Racing Forum Moves to Madrid

30 April 2018, Madrid, Spain ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s annual World Arabian Horse Racing Forum (WAHRF) opens in Madrid from 1 May 2018, along with a range of other events, all being organized under the umbrella of the Festival. On Tuesday, 1 May, the…

Aoun Wins Sheikh Zayed Cup in Marrakesh, Morocco

27 April 2018, Marrakesh, Morocco ~ Aoun, a Mahabb colt owned by Yas Horse Racing Management, won the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Listed) race, one of the four races organized by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival at the Marrakesh race course in Morocco…

Italians Dominate HH Sheikh Mansoor Endurance Festival Sardegna

Italians emerge victorious in 4 of 5 rides22 April 2018, Arborea, Sardinia, Italy ~ Adrien Benedetti from France on Uzim d’Altare prevented an Italian endurance domination after winning the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Endurance Cup (Open) Two-star 120-km ride in the Sardegna Endurance Festival in Arborea, in the province of Oristano, Sardinia,…

California Senate Commends Year of Zayed

Lara Sawaya receives Commendation

9 April 2018, Los Angeles, California ~ The highlight of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Darley Awards Gala Dinner held on Sunday, 8 April, 2018, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Hollywood, Los Angeles, was a commendation received from the California State Senate. Amidst an evening…