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 to California, and from Washington State to Texas.
Racing at 5 furlongs will be filly Dreamm (No Risk Al Maury) with a recent win from 7 races, that will take on Sweet Wan (Rathowan) and Naughty Greylinda (Sammy V), both with race experience and yet to find their win. They will line up with colts Cody Man AA (Burning Sand), Bread Line (Line Dancer) – at seven, the oldest of the group, and Kazzu (Kaolino), all with a start or two, and looking for their winning break.
Sand Tiki Special filly WMA Got It, and the Kasih colt, WMA Smoke Signal, will have their first races and their first chance at the $10,000 + Stake money.
ENTRIES Arapahoe Park (Arabian) STAKES
Purse $10,000. + For Arabians Three-Year Olds And Upward
Nominations through ARAC. Entrants must have been a maiden before June 1, 2022.$10,000 Estimated which, after paying $100 from 7th through last place, 55% to the winner, 20% to second, 12% to third, 7% to fourth, 4% to fifth and 2% to 6th. Three year olds 122 Lbs. Older 125 Lbs. Winners carry an additional 3 Lbs. Starters to be named through the entry box by the closing time of entries. Five Furlongs.
Horse – A/S – Jocky – wgt – Trainer
1 JODYMAN AA (MS) 4/C N Haar 125 T Eaton
2 BREAD LINE (CO) 7/GBL H Herrera 125 M Kulow
3 NAUGHTY GREYLINDA (WA) 4/ P V Gonzalez 125 A Borg
4 CODY MAN AA (MS) 4/C C Fackler 125 T Eaton
5 KAZZU (CO) 9/H P Lopez 125 K Danyluk
6 WMA GOT IT (TX) 3/F R Hernandez 122 T Eaton
7 SWEET-WAN (WA) 4/F D Aguilar 125 A Borg
8 WMA SMOKE SIGNAL (TX) 3/G D A Martin 122 T Eaton
9 DREAMM (CA) 4/F A B Ramos 125 T Eaton
Owners: 1 – Gillis, Betty J. and Joseph A. ; 2 – Mark Kulow ; 3 – Elisabeth Borg ; 4 – Michael Gomez ; 5 – Matthew Dotter and Tami Dotter ; 6 – Michael Gomez ; 7 – Elisabeth Borg ; 8 – Michael Gomez ; 9 – Eaton, Terri and Soltau, Cory
Race Dates at Arapahoe Park for the California Wathba Stallions Cup
Sunday 31 July, 5 furlongs
Sunday, 21 August, 5.5 furlongs
Sunday, 11 September, 6 furlongs
Arabian Racing Association of California:https://arabianracingofcalifornia.com/
California is grateful for the continued sponsorship of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival for over 12 years.
The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Horse Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Etisalat as the official sponsor, with National Feed as strategic partner, The National Archives as the official partner, Emirates Airline as the official carrier, sponsored by Al Massood Automobiles Nissan, Areej Alameerat, Omeir Travels Agency, YAS Sports TV, Viola Communications, the UAE’s General Women’s Union, Emirates Arabian Horse Society & Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club. www.sheikhmansoorfestival.com