World Equestrian Events

2023 PEGASUS WORLD CUP ANNOUNCES QATAR RACING SPONSOR

Qatar Racing Signs as as Presenting Sponsor of $1 Million PEGASUS WORLD CUP Turf on 28 January Gulfstream Park19 January 20223, Hallandale Beach, Florida, USA ~ For the first time, the Pegasus World Cup has entered into a partnership with Qatar Racing, the global racing and bloodstock operation founded and chaired by Sheikh Fahad bin Abdullah Al Thani. The $1 million…

Dubai Carnival Begins at Meydan with G1 Maktoum Challenge Round 1

French runner Deryan takes the Dubai Kahayla Classic in a rapid time at Meydan (Credit - DRC & Mathea Kelley)

Friday’s card gets underway with a highly competitive renewal of the G1 Maktoum Challenge Round 1 for Purebred Arabians, which sees 2022 Dubai Kahayla Classic second Kerless Del Roc try to follow up his win in the G2 Madjani Stakes last time out. Deryan, winner of the Kahayla in 2021, is among his rivals, as…

US First Classs Wins Gr 1 Abu Dhabi AED 5M Jewel Crown

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Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel CrownFIRST CLASSS (US)5 yrs. Gr G (63 days since last race) (DAHESS (GB) x Toppoftheclass (US) by Genuine Monarch (US)) Owner:Nayef Saad Sh S Al Kaabi Breeder:Alan Kirshner or Deborah Mihaloff Trainer: Jean De Mieulle 2200 metres 4 December 2022 ~ On a packed Sunday night at the…

AED 5Million Jewel Crown Caps UAE Racing Weekend

02 December 2022, Abu Dhabi~ National Day in the UAE showed off the peaceful Al Ain racetrack on Friday with seven races for Purebred Arabians. Top billing for the trio of conditions races, all worth AED150,000 ($40,835), saw Fernando Jara completing a double over 1800m when Oxford (VALIANT BOY (FR) x Cashmeire (US) by Calin…

ARO Congratulates 2022 Season Leaders

The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) 2022 season ended with new leaders across the board, marking a new era in UK Arabian racing31 October, ARO, UK ~ Athbah Racing secured Leading Owner, Philip Collington was Leading Trainer, Tadhg O’Shea was Leading Jockey and Ekleel Athbah was the Leading Horse. Outside of the main categories, Paul Simmons’…

Pisa San Rossore Bids for FEI Endurance World Championship 2023

Italy relaunches its bid for the FEI Endurance World Championship 202320 October 2022, Perugia (ITA) ~ The same Organizing Committee that organised the unanimously praised 2021 edition of the event – Italia Endurance and and sistemaeventi.it srl – has taken action to order to keep the next FEI Endurance World Championships in Italy, proposing the…

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…

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…

RACING IN DUBAI SALE SET FOR SEPTEMBER 17

2022-23 UAE racing season will commence on 28 October 17 August 2022, Dubai, UAE ~ Future equine stars of the Middle East will go under the hammer at the prestigious Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, 17 September before the start of the 2022-23 Season. The Racing in Dubai September Sale will again be conducted by the…

Dreamm Wins ARAC Wathba Stallions Cup at Arapahoe Park

31 July 2022, Colorado, USA ~ WATHBA STALLIONS CUP Stakes The first race in the three race series of the 2022 Wathba Stallions Cup Stakes went off like clockwork on Sunday, 31 July 2022, at Arapahoe Park, Colorado, for prize money of $15,000. The field of nine horses broke well for the 5 furlong race…

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…

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…

Entries for Qatar International Stakes at Goodwood

The Group 1 PA Qatar International Stakes, run over a mile, is part of the Qatar Goodwood Festival on Wednesday, 27 July. 8 July 2022 Qatar ~ The Group 1 PA Qatar International Stakes, run over a mile, is part of the Qatar Goodwood Festival on Wednesday, 27 July. The £400,000 race is the most…

$7.5 million Program for the Dubai World Cup Carnival

Meydan will commence the 2022/2023 season on Friday, 4 November, with the first of 21 fixturesThe UAE’s flagship racecourse, 8 July 2022, UAE ~ Meydan, will commence its 2022/2023 season on Friday, 4 November with the first of 21 fixtures, Dubai Racing Cub has announced. $30.5million Dubai World Cup on Saturday, 25 March Events at…

Qatar International Stakes at Goodwood Brings in Top Class Compeitors

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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…

Jeewan Leads in for Thrilling Finish at Bath

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Happy Birthday Your Majesty Wathba Stallions Cup The Happy Birthday Your Majesty Wathba Stallions Cup (0-65) Handicap may have been the longest race in the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) calendar, however it was still able to produce a thrilling finish. At the end of the two mile one furlong marathon, the race leader Jeewan and…

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…

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…

Wednesday – 2022 Dubai Kahayla Classic Notes

Ahead of the $1 Million Kahayla Classic on 26 MarchFor 23 March 2022, Dubai, UAE ~ Notes from trainers on the track early today. The 16 runners in the $1 Million Gr 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic will be set for the 2000M first race on Saturday, 26 March 2022, at the Dubai Meydan race course.…

Gr 1 Emirates Championship Won by a Nose by Harrab

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20 March 2022, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ In a well matched race of fourteen horses Harrab under jockey Bernardo Pinheiro emerged from the charging group at the end to put his nose in front of Jawal Al Reef closely followed by RB Frynchh Dude, Somoud, AF Al Bairaq and Rodesss Du Loup. The 2200m on…

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…

In Support of Ukraine, Sports Governing Bodies Remove International Competitions in Russia

FEI Executive Board also approves the allocation of a CHF 1 Million FEI Solidarity Relief Fund for the equestrian community in Ukraine28 February 2022, FEI, FIFA, UEFA suspend all of their sports in and from Russia The FEI Executive Board unanimously condemns the invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces and agree on the ramifications…