Tag Archive for Arabian horse racing Abu Dhabi

Mudaarab Wins Abu Dhabi Feature for Trainer Charpy

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2 February 2020 ~ Racing in the capital at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday evening was highlighted by the only Thoroughbred contest on the six-race card, a 2200m handicap and the meeting’s final event, won relatively comfortably by Mudaarab, confidently ridden by Jim Crowley for his main employer, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid…

ES Ajeeb and AF Alwajel Will Go Head to Head in Abu Dhabi

ES Ajeeb wins 21 Nov 2019

Group 3 Al Ruwais25 January 2020, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ A six-race race card on the turf at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 26 Janaury 2020 is highlighted by the 1200m Group 3 Al Ruwais for which 12 have been declared including Wadeeaa and ES Ajeeb that will rival AF Alwajel. Wadeeaa, trained last year by…

Al Zahir Wins With Class for Second Year Abu Dhabi G1 The President Cup

10 February 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Sunday, 10 February 2019 at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club saw one of the biggest race days of the season in the Capital, and was highlighted by the 2200m AED 2,500,000 Group 1 HH The President Cup for Purebred Arabians. The Ali Rashid Al Rayhi-trained Dubai-based Al Zahir…

Al Zahir Goes Head to Head with Al Shamoos in the Group 1 Presidents Cup Sunday

9 February 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Sunday, 9 February 2019, one of the biggest meets of the season takes place at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club in the Capital with the 2200m Group 1 HH The President Cup for Purebred Arabians, in whichAl Zahir bids to retain his crown. The card also includes the 1400m…

Jaser Makes Determined Win in the HH The President Cup

20 January 2019 ~ The Sunday, 20 January 2019 meeting on the Abu Dhabi turf was highlighted by HH The President Cup Prep, over the same 2200m course and distance as the Group One feature itself, which produced a shock win from Jaser, running with the second lowest official rating of the 14 runners. Owned…

Second Win in Two Top Races, Al Shamoos Captures the Jewel Crown

9 November 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian horse race, the AED 5,000,000 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (G1 PA) was the highlight at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Friday, 9 November 2018. The 1600m feature, which had looked likely to provide a tight finish with…

Abu Dhabi First Race of the Season

Already 196 starts for 2018/2019 racing season4 November 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ And so the battle recommences! The two major breeders in UAE, Al Asayl Stables for The President HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Al Aweer Farm for Mr Khaled Khalifa Al Nabooda, who dominated racing last season, lost no time…

Abu Dhabi Racing Opens with Renewed Rivalry

3 November 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Racing returned to the UAE capital on Saturday, 3 November 2018 with a six race card on the turf at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, highlighted by the 1600m Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Day Cup Prep which was won by Darius Du Paon. Darius Du Paon…

Abu Dhabi Saturday Meet Caps Season

Al Zahir and Crowley

16 March 2018, UAE ~ The Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club stages their final fixture of the campaign with a rare Saturday card in the capital on 17 March 2018. On offer is arguably the best card there all season with the AED 1million Group 1 Emirates Championship the official highlight. The card also features the…

Goshawke takes Arabian Triple Crown R2 in Abu Dhabi Meet

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Sunday 4 March 2018 ~ On Sunday, 4 March 2018 at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club race course, the 1400m Group 2 Arabian Triple Crown R2 for four-year-olds went to Goshawke partnered by Fernando Jara for trainer Abdallah Al Hammadi and his main patron Al Ajban Stables. Another winner ridden patiently after a slow start,…

Omani Apprentice Balushi Scores on Madjanthis in Abu Dhabi

4 February 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Racing at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday, 4 February 2018 highlighted the finale, the 2200 handicap where trainer and owner completed a treble with AL Tiryaq under Sam Hitchcott. Only seven went to post and, and after a tardy start, Hitchcott restrained his mount keen to…

RB Burn Delivers in Abu Dhabi

AF Ssayeb wins the Wathba Stud Farm Cup For Private Owners5 March 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Victorious in the world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian contest, the €1.2million Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown over 1600m in November, 2016, RB Burn registered a smooth success in Sunday’s 1400m Group 1 Liwa…

Jockey Richard Mullen Pockets Four Winners at President’s Cup

Loraa bests Sniper De Monlau

Loraa strikes with President’s Cup win in UAE 12 February 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Jockey, Richard Mullen enjoyed a great night at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, winning four races including both versions of HH The President Cup, highlighted by the AED3 million Purebred Arabian run over 2200m aboard the Jean De Roaulle-trained Loraa. Third…

AF Maqayes Lands Group 3 Sprint Victory at Abu Dhabi ***

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Maisoor (Burning Sand (US) undefeated after eight starts5 February 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~The Group 3 Al Ruwais over 1000m was the feature at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening, 6 February, and seven may have gone to post but AF Maqayes was the stand-out winner. Trained by Ali Rashid Al Rayhi and a three-time course…

Al Asayl Takes Four of Six Races in Abu Dhabi

Owner, Breeder, Nabooda again in winner’s circle with Wathba Stud Farm Cup11 December 2016 ~ The Al Asayl Stable team enjoyed a highly successful evening at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday, 11 December, combining to claim three of the first four winners on the card. Pride of place went to Mahbooba, owned by Al…

MH Tawag and RB Rich Surprise for O’Shea in Abu Dhabi

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21 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ In a thrilling finish, MH Tawag under UAE champion jockey Tadhg O’Shea won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private Owners at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse on Sunday night, 20 November. O’Shea was…

RB Burn Shocks Fancied Field to Win Abu Dhabi Title

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Upset result in €1.2Million Worlds Richest Arabian Race14 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ It was like a bolt from the blue when little-known RB Burn under French jockey Gerald Avranche stunned a star-studded field to win the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed…

RB Burn Sizzles in World’s Richest Purebred Arabian Race

RB Burn takes the win

Abu Dhabi Hosts Second Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown14 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The second running of the race that carries the world’s most valuable Purebred Arabian prize, the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown, went to the US-bred, locally-trained RB Burn at Abu Dhabi Racecourse…

€1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1) Sunday in Abu Dhabi

Kalino wins 2015 Richest Race

Star-studded field for world’s richest race for Purebred Arabians12 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Sunday 13 November the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1) race by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is not only the world’s richest race…

Abu Dhabi Presents Apprentice Training & Education Conference

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Conference for Training and Education starts 10 November9 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The UAE capital will stage the second running of the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1), the world’s richest race for Purebred Arabian horses – on Sunday, 13 November…

USA Challenger Takes Abu Dhabi Prep for World’s Richest Arabian Race

5 November 2016, Abu Dhabi ~ Racing returns to the Abu Dhabi turf on Sunday evening and all eyes will be on American challenger, Paddy’s Day. The Scott Powell-trained Purebred Arabian faces 11 rivals in the featured AED125,000  ($34,000) Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Prep for Purebred Arabians. This is a 1600m conditions…

Amateur Jockey, Sara Vermeersch, is on the Way to Abu Dhabi in November

20 March 2016, USA ~ Sara Vermeersch – Congratulations on your win of the fourth leg of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR Cup on Royal Richess at the Sam Houston Race Park in Texas. Although only 21 years old, Sara has ridden 28 races with 5 wins, 2 places, and…

Nabooda’s AF Ssayeb Wins Again in Abu Dhabi Wathba Stud Farm Cup

13 March 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ On the next to last meeting of the season at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club the Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private Owners was won by the Musabah Al Muhairi-trained AF Ssayeb (AF AL BURAQ) in a 1200m handicap. A maiden winner at Sharjah, also over 1200m, on his…

Round Two of the Abu Dhabi Triple Crown Went Down to the Wire

Undefeated filly prevails in Abu Dhabi feature21 February 2016 ~ The Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s highlight race on Sunday evening, the Group 3 Arabian Triple Crown Round 2 (2200m) for four-year-old Purebred Arabians, served up a thrilling finish with Mahbooba  (Bibi de Carrere) just hanging on from Sniper De Monlau after the later had forfeited considerable…

Thakif Keeps Field at Bay for Group 1 President’s Cup Win

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Sunday 14 February 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Thakif, owned by HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan was once again on target when winning the Dh 3 million Group 1 HH The President Cup for Purebred Arabian horses at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse on Sunday, 14 February. In last year’s running, Thakif…

Al Wathba Trainer Celebrates One -Two in Capital Feature

Sunday 7 February 2016 ~ Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Al Wathba Stables trainer Nacer Samiri continued a landmark first season in the UAE saddling the 1-2 in the Group 3 Al Ruwais (1000m), the feature at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club meeting on the first Sunday evening in February. The Samri-trained Shateh, having his first…

Al Nabooda Leads a Treble at Abu Dhabi Racing

17 January 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Its been a landmark season for Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, a prominent local owner-breeder. On Sunday, 17 January, he continued his winning ways to celebrate a three-timer at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s meeting in the nation’s capital. Al Nabooda’s tally for the season is now 17, already…

Sniper De Monlau Makes Target in Abu Dhabi Feature Race

HH Sheikha Fatima honours Ms Sawaya 4 January 2016, Abu Dhabi~ ABU DHABI EQUESTRIAN CLUB’S highlight race gave a dramatic finish on Sunday night as Sniper De Monlau put paid to his rivals in the Listed Arabian Triple Crown Round One (1600m). The colt hit the front with 300 metres left to run before suddenly swerving…

Arabian Riches on the Grass in Abu Dhabi

2 January 2016 ~ THE LISTED ARABIAN TRIPLE CROWN ROUND ONE (1600m) will take the spotlight when the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club stage their first race meeting of 2016 on Sunday, 3 January.The night’s richest purse of AED 250,000 (US$68,000) is on offer for the contest restricted to four-year-old Purebred Arabians and while a maximum…

RV Moulins Monarch Wins Listed Feature Abu Dhabi Championship

Tamooh S Wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private Owners21 December 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ RV Moulins Monarch provided owner-trainer Hassan Al Hammadi with a career milestone scoring an impressive win in the Listed Abu Dhabi Championship (1600m), the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s feature race on Sunday, 20 December. The Arkan Stables-based horseman was…

Apprentice Jockey Fitzpatrick Wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup with Madjanthis

HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup Madjanthis gives Apprentice jockey Fitzpatrick first win in eighth attempt in the UAE7 December 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The Ernst Oertel-trained Madjanthis under Apprentice jockey Robert Fitzpatrick won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud…

Areem Wins Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Prep in Abu Dhabi

MH Kanz wins Wathba Stud Farm CupSunday, 15 November 2015, Abu Dhabi ~The best of Sunday’s Purebred Arabian action at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club race course, the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Prep over 1600m, produced an impressive performance from Areem (Mahabb(AE). Quickly sent to the front by Wayne Smith, he bounded clear…

Top Jock Olivier Peslier On Kalino Wins World’s Richest Purebred Arabian Race

Full Race Results Below8 November 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Abu Dhabi’s first meeting of the new season on Sunday evening featured the inaugural running of the €1.2million Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown over 1600m and the most valuable Purebred Arabian contest in the world. Befitting its world ranking, the…