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HH Sheikh Mansoor Announces 2018 Festival Calendar

Press Conference, Eastern Mangroves Hotel

100 races, events in 90 countries for 2018 7 February 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Announced as part of the 2018 HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Festival, the prestigious 160-km HH The President of the UAE Endurance Cup ride will be held on Saturday, 10 February, and the Group One HH President Cup flat race…

Ireland’s McCutcheon, Sweden’s Dalbark Win in Oman

Dalbark

2018 HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s international campaign begins20 January 2018, Muscat, Oman ~ Ireland’s Evanna McCutcheon and Sweden’s Andreas Tapia Dalbark emerged as winners of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Horse Flat Racing Festival’s international openers for the year 2018 at the Al Rahba race course in the Wilayat of Barka…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Begins 2018 in Oman

2018 Festival racing begins on Friday18 January 2018, Muscat, Oman ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Horse Flat Racing Festival’s international calendar kicks off on 19 January 2018 at the at Al Rahba race course in the Wilayat of Barka in Oman with two of its races being part of the…

Women of the Future Sport Award Sponsored by HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival

Jockey Fuller among five shortlisted26 September 2017, London, UK ~ Briton’s Amateur Flat and National Hunt jockey, Page Fuller, 22, has been shortlisted to receive the coveted Women of the Future Sport Award sponsored by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Nominated to receive the award in…

O’Shea and Collington Share Mith’haf Athbah Sheikh Zayed Cup (Gr 1) Triumph

Duel to the finish

Mith’haf Athbah and Kalino duel for ground at Chelmsford City13 August 2017, UK ~ The six Purebred Arabian races held in front of a 10,000 strong audience at Chelmsford City Racecourse, UK, on 12 August 2017 witnessed the photo-finish duel by Mith’haf Athbah and Kaolino, with Mith’haf Athba under Tadhg O’Shea winning by the narrowest…

HRH The Countess of Wessex Praises Support of HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival

Women of the Future Summit in UK16 November, London, UK ~ HRH The Countess of Wessex praised the activities of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival at the Women of the Future Summit, a forum dedicated to discussing the world of millennial leaders held at the Hilton Park…

Welfare, Education, and Health Key Points at Jockey Training Conference

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Conference for Training and Education 10 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone was in the limelight on day one of the Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Conference for Training and Education. Champion jockeys shared real life stories of success and failure as discussions…

Draw Delivers Highs and Lows in ‘One World, 6 Continents, Abu Dhabi The Capital’ Championship

8 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s ‘One World, 6 Continents, Abu Dhabi The Capital’ extravaganza got off to a smooth start with an open draw at the National Archives on Tuesday for the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al…

Draw for Euros 1.2 m Sheikh Zayed Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1)

2015 winner, Kalino

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s final extravaganza of 2016 begins with draw for Euros 1.2 m Sheikh Zayed Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1)6 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ A fantastic week of action both on and off the race track will be the week’s program, as over 800 guests arrive for the “One World, 6…

“One World, 6 Continent, Abu Dhabi The Capital” – Agenda, Abu Dhabi

7 – 14 November 2016 HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Festival Finals “One World, 6 Continent, Abu Dhabi The Capital” 7 – 14 November 2016       Nov 7 – Monday Arrival of guests Al Seef Resort &Spa by Andalus, Park Rotana Hotel, Anantara Eastern Mangroves Nov 8 – Tuesday 12 pm Official Draw…

New Dates, Events Scheduled for Global Arabian Festival Support

October 2016, Abu Dhabi ~ Exciting announcements came out of the Conference in Abu Dhabi on the sidelines of the 2016 Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition. The 2017 World Arabian Horse Racing Conference will be held in North African City of Marrakesh, Morocco, from 1-7 May 2017. May Tentative Schedule: 1 –    Guests…

Pilroth Strikes on Macallan in Sweden

Macallan and Pilroth on the rail

Second year in a row for Pilroth at the Wathba Stud Farm Cup (Group 3) in Sweden 11 October 2016, Jagersro, Sweden ~ Anna Pilroth on Macallan scored for the second time in two years with a superb finish in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba…

World Arabian Horse Racing Conference 2017 in Marrakesh, Morocco

Darley Awards in Hollywood on 31 March 20177 October 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Marrakesh, Morocco, will play host to the eighth edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference, (WAHRC) from 1-7 May 2017, under the umbrella of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Ms. Lara Sawaya, Executive…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Supports United Kingdom’s Women of the Future Awards

HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival supports Sport category in Britain’s Women of the Future Awards21 September 2016, UK ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, one of the world’s most respected horse racing organizations run under the patronage of…

Tefkir Stuns Ziyadd in Polish Sheikh Zayed Cup

Bahraini Al Shuwaikh, Poland’s Wryzyk win HH Sheikha Fatima races22 August 2016, Warsaw, Poland ~ Tomas Lukasek saw victory on Tefkir after pushing favorite Ziyadd to second place in the Polish leg of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group 3) race…

Sir Bani Yas Strikes in HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Cup at Sandown Park

20 August 2016, Sandown Park, Uk ~ Sir Bani Yas added another Group 1 win to his collection when drawing clear of the field in the HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup at Sandown Park today. Ridden by UAE Champion jockey Tadhg O’Shea, the grey struck for home up the centre of the…

HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies Race Attracts Strong Field for Sandown

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival-supported race-meeting at Sandown Park, UK16 August 2016, Sandown, UK ~ Ten lady riders including three professionals will be part of the line-up for the UK stage of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) series, to be run as part of race meeting sponsored by the HH Sheikh…

Sha’hir Bags Sheikh Zayed Cup in Ostend

Walton scores on Messi in HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies World Championship16 August 2016, Belgium ~ Sha’hir won the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group 3) race while Great Britain’s Catherine Walton emerged winner in the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship race at the Hippodrome Wellington in Ostend Belgium on Monday,…

Sartejano Looks for Success at Hippodrome Wellington

14 August 2016, Belgium ~ Sartejano will be looking to win another HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak race as Hippodrome Wellington in Ostend Belgium plays host to two premier races of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on Monday, 15 August 2016. Al Mahdod and stablemate Al…

Sand Victor Wins Second Leg of Arabian Triple Jewel in California

RB Madymoiselle with jockey Manuela Slamanig win the H H Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship race2 July 2016, Pleasanton, California ~ In a warm and sunny day outside of San Francisco, California, Sand Victor surprised fans with the win in the second leg of the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Arabian Cup…

Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Triple Jewel Series Continues in Pleasanton

Paddys Day favorite in Pleasanton showdown 1 July 2016, Oak Tree Racing, Pleasanton, California ~ Paddys Day, winner of the 2015 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Triple Jewel series and the winner of the first race in the 2016 Series, the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup – Amethyst Jewel at the…

Jockey Cindy Klinkenberg has Always Loved Taking Chances

12 June 2016, USA ~ Cindy Klinkenberg, congratulations on your win in the HH Sheika Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Championship (IFAHR) in Australia on Warrawee Naaziq. Can you tell the readers of Horsereporter what has shaped your riding career? CK: When I was a young girl, aged 10, I started riding in a riding school.…

Yasmine Nilsson, Sweden’s Promising Lady Trainer and Jockey

Nilsson won the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Championship in Toulouse, France, riding Laft Nether11 June 2016, USA ~ Congratulations Yasmine on winning a berth to the Abu Dhabi Ladies World Championship Final in November. Horsereporter fans would love to hear how you trained for your winning ride. YN: I’m 22 years old and…

Emirates Race Day Heads to Rome Capanelle Race course on 29 May

Sunday’s HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival races set to boost Arabian racing in Italy 28 May 2016, Rome, Italy ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival shows up in force to boost the Purebred Arabian racing scene in Italy when three of its major race series will be…

Arabian Racing Conference Examines Need for More Data

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s WAHRC in Rome explores need for harmonized handicapping system28 May 2016, Rome, Italy ~ The need for a harmonized approach to handicapping system and formulation of pattern racing and a centralized data base of race information for Purebred Arabian racing were highlighted on another lively day at the HH Sheikh Mansoor…

Rome Hosts Global Arabian Horse Racing Conference Start on 26 May

Over 500 from 81 countries to attend 7th edition of World Arabian Horse Racing Conference 26 May 2016, Rome, Italy ~ The focus will once again be on Purebred Arabian racing when the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival stages the 7th edition of the three-day World Arabian…

Grard powers home on Charmsper in Casablanca Ladies Championship

Grard wins HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies World Championship race in Casablanca7 May 2016, Casablanca, Morocco ~ It was another French triumph in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race held at the Casablanca-Anfa Racecourse in Morocco on Friday,…

HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies World Championship Moves to Morocco

Reigning world champion Wullschleger in fray in Morocco leg on Friday5 May 2016, Morocco ~ On Friday, 6 May, the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race series winner of 2015, Astrid Wullschleger of Switzerland, will be seen in…

Sweden’s Nilsson Clinches First in Ladies World Championship, Toulouse

Muraaqib scores in Sheikh Zayed Cup23 April 2016 – France ~ Muraaqib, owned by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Prix De Carthage – Hannibal) Group 2 race at the Toulouse Hippodrome…

Toulouse Shows Strong Fields for First Leg of European Triple Crown

Quality fields for Sheikh Zayed Cup (Triple Crown), HH Sheikha Fatima World Championship20 April 2016, Toulouse, France ~ The Festival’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Prix De Carthage – Hannibal) Group 2 over 2000 metres and the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR over 1600 metres have attracted strong fields…

Jockey Anna van den Troost Shares her Love of Racing

Making weight, finding rides, but loving the sport18 April 2016, USA ~ Congratulations Anna van den Troost on your recent win in St. Moritz on the Arabian Nil Kamla in the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Racing Championship.  Horsereporter knows many would love to know more about how you started into racing and more…

Toulouse to Host sixth HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship

18 April 2016, UK ~ The Amateur Jockeys Association announces the 6th race of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak 2016 Ladies World Championship series which takes place Friday, 22 April, at Hippodrome de Toulouse, France. The international amateur lady jockeys represent Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Oman, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and Tunisia. Click…

Darley Awards Brings Gold for Paddys Day Connections

Double each for Paddys Day, Purcell, Ashby, Joseph & Betty Gillis as Switzerland’s Zindel gets HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Lifetime Achievement Award2 April 2016, Hollywood, California ~ Purebred Arabian horse connections received congratulations from peers at the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Arabian Awards and the US Darley Awards ceremony played out…