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Chelmsford Brings Full Day of Arabian Racing

Sponsored by Wathba Stallions and the Royal Cavalry, The Sultanate of Oman19 August 2018, Chelmsford City Racecourse, UK ~ The first race on the card was a 3-year-olds only contest with five of the seven runners making their racecourse debut. The two with racecourse experience Al Muthana, a winner on Tapeta earlier in the season,…

Mith’hf Athbah Emerges Winner at Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon Stakes

Athba Stud completes a one, two at Newbury18 August 2018, Newbury, UK ~ Racing like the proven runner that he is, Mith’hf Athbah, owned by Athba Stud, was the clear winner in the field of 9 at the £15,000 Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon Stakes Group 3 PA run on 18 August 2018, at Newbury…

Declarations Up for Chelmsford City Racecourse

Arabian races on Sunday, 19 August17 August 2018, Chelmsford City, UK ~ The card of seven races has held up well following excellent entries for this popular track as declarations have landed. ARO will be welcoming Sponsors, Wathba Stallions and the Royal Cavalry of Oman for a day of competitive Arabian racing. The Wathba Stallions…

Entries Up for Goodwood Qatar International Stakes (Group 1 PA)

Arabian Racing moves to Goodwood30 July 2018, UK ~ The Goodwood Qatar International Stakes, a Group 1 PA one mile race to be run on 1 August 2018, promises a top quality renewal. The ten entrants together have been awarded wins in 11 Group One PA’s and 23 pattern races, and a few are standouts…

Sharesa and O’Shea Score at Newbury DIAR Prep

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12 July 2018 – DIAR at Newbury, 29th July International Stakes ~ The last of the Dubai International Arabian Races prep races took place at Newbury Racecourse on Thursday, 12 July in the 29th July International Stakes with a 1mile 2f race for four-year-olds and upwards. This race concluded a tremendous campaign that beganin Italy…

Hat-Trick for Collington at UK Wathba Stallions Fixture

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Chelmsford City has full card of 7 final Wathba Stallions Stakes18 September 2017, UK ~ Trainer Philip Collington recorded his first hat-trick of the 2017 season with wins for Alwaleed, Saleemah and Hau Kola at the final Wathba Stallions sponsored UK fixture at Chelmsford City on Saturday, 16 September 2017. Also recording a treble was…

Royal Windsor to Host Annual Sultanate of Oman Race Day

Racing at Windsor on Monday 28 August24 August 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) welcomes the annual Sultanate of Oman Raceday which returns to Royal Windsor Racecourse on Bank Holiday Monday, 28 August 2017. The fixture supports six races as part of the Royal Cavalry of Oman’s sponsorship, with a seventh race run…

Victory for Sweden in Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon Stakes Gr 3

Macallan

Anna Pilroth wins on Macallan19 August 2017, UK ~ Sweden’s Macallan was victorious in The Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon Stakes Gr 3 PA run over five furlongs at Newbury on 19 August 2017. The Dahess son was ridden by Swedish professional jockey Anna Pilroth and trained by her mother Bodil Blomqvist for a partnership…

President of the UAE Cup Returns to Run on St. Leger Day at Doncaster

UK edition of the President Of The UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) Group 1 PA 16 August 2017, UK ~ Entries for the 2017 President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) have more than doubled on last years’ figures, according to the Arabian Racing Organization. The President of the UAE Cup is the oldest…

Arabian Racing Welcomes Abu Dhabi Day at Chelmsford City

9 August 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) looks forward to hosting the first UAE Abu Dhabi Day at Chelmsford City Racecourse this Saturday, 12 August 2017. This is the first time the UK stages of the HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Gr1PA), and the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak…

Tayf Wins By a Nose in Qatar International Stakes at Goodwood

1 July 2017, UK ~ It was a Qatari one-two at Goodwood on the afternoon of 2 July 2017 as Tayf fought hard to edge out Ebraz by a nose on the line in the Qatar International Stakes (Gr1PA). Owned by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani and trained by Alban De Mieulle, Tayf…

Leading Amateur Lady Jockeys Taste Success at Newbury DIAR

Ellie MacKenzie

31 July 2017, UK ~ It was double debut success day for two leading lady amateur jockeys Ellie Mackenzie and Serena Brotherton at the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) at Newbury racecourse on Sunday, 30 July 2017. Mackenzie not only had a first win on her first ride at DIAR, but it was in a…

DIAR Entries at Newbury on the Increase

Muraaqib DIAR 2016

19 July 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) has seen a significant increase on 2016 entries following the close of entries for the international contests of the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) card. The 189 entries (2016 entries = 158), include the defending title holders in every Group 1 PA race, with defenders…

Ultimate Force Wins Royal Cavalry of Oman Handicap at Bath, UK

Ultimate Force & D Turner

18 July 2017, UK ~ Ultimate Force (Tornado De Syrah) and David Turner put in a fine front-running performance to win The Royal Cavalry of Oman (0-50) Handicap on 18 July 2017, at Bath, winning by two lengths from Zayin Zamurai, with Senor Dublcheck a further three lengths behind in third. The win gave owner-breeder,…

Goodwood Launch Promotes Qatar International Stakes

18 July 2017, UK ~ Representatives from the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO), were in attendance at a press launch for the forthcoming Qatar Goodwood Festival held at the Sky Bar, Grange St. Paul’s Hotel in London on 17 July 2017. The £400,000 Qatar International Stakes (Gr1PA) will be run on Wednesday, 2 August 2017, on…

Owen Dominates First 2017 Wathba Stallions Fixture

15 July 2017, UK ~ James Owen dominated the first Wathba Stallions sponsored fixture of the 2017 Arabian Racing Organisation season at Chelmsford City Racecourse on 15 July 2017, in front of a crowd over 1,000 racegoers. The in-form Newmarket based trainer Owens recorded four wins, with victories for Dolfina D’Ibos (0-55 Handicap), Karlos Du…

Alazeez Tastes Success at Newbury

Equine Creative Media Conditions Stakes 14 July 2017, UK ~ Alazeez had the perfect preparation for the forthcoming Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) meeting when coming home a ready winner of the Debbie Burt – Equine Creative Media Progressive Conditions Stakes run at Newbury on 13 July. The four-year-old son of Madjani ridden by Dane…

Chelmsford City Hosts First 2017 Wathba Stallions Fixture

6 July 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation welcomes the Wathba Stallions series to Chelmsford City Racecourse on Saturday, 15 July 2017. The first of three full Arabian race meetings to be held at the Essex track this season, there will be a further two fixtures on 12 August and 16 September 2017, which…

Mith’haf Athba Tastes Another Success in DIAR Prep Race

29 June 2017, UK ~ Athbah Stud’s home-bred colt Mith’haf Athbah (Amer) made it two wins in two weeks when coming home a clear winner in the Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury, 30th July International Stakes at Newbury Race course on 29 June 2017. The five year old grey, ridden by Adam Beschizza and…

UK Final DIAR Prep Race at Newbury Attracts Top Runners

28 June 2017, UK ~ The excitement is building as the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) announced the ten declarations received for the Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury, 30th July International Stakes to be run at Newbury this Thursday, 29 June 2017. Aghsaan, winner of the ARO Cup Group 3 PA at Newbury, heads the…

Owen’s Homebred Conquers at Chepstow

Conquer and Joanna Mason

After this great start it’s on to DIAR day27 June 2017, UK ~ Hot on the heels of Jenny and Herbie Owen’s first homebred success with Insignia at Wolverhampton, his half-brother Conquer kept his head in front where it mattered in the Hope Farm (0-70) Handicap at Chepstow on Monday, 26 June. Both horses are…

First Leg of Doha Triple Crown Entries Solid for Goodwood

22 June 2017, UK ~ A high class list of entries was released by the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) for the Qatar International Stakes (Gr1PA), the first leg of the Doha Triple Crown, to be run as part of the Qatar Goodwood Festival on 2 August. Entries include several classy-four-year-olds – Ebraz, winner of this…

DIAR Prep Race Final 29 July, at Newbury

21 June 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) has announced fifteen entries for the final Dubai International Arabian Races(DIAR) UK Prep Race which will run at Newbury on Thursday, 29 June, 2017. The mile and a quarter contest supports the feature event of DIAR, The Shadwell Dubai International Stakes Gr1PA, won by some…

Arabian Racing Sees Double at Wolverhampton

19 June 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation’s (ARO) third full fixture of the UK Arabian season at Wolverhampton on Saturday, 17 June 2017, saw doubles for trainers James Owen and Phil Collington, as well as jockeys Simon Walker and Will Pettis. Owen also had four seconds which puts him ahead of Phil Collington…

Dubai International Arabian Races Entires Increase At First Closing Stage

Khattaf Athbah

15 June 2017, UK ~The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) announced an increase in numbers on 2016 figures for the five international contests on the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) card when the first entry stage passed at noon on 14 June 2017. DIAR promotes Purebred Arabian racing worldwide from the grass-roots to the highest level,…

Saleemah Stays the Distance in the Royal Cavalry of Oman PREMIER HANDICAP

Saleemah edges out Aurora Forta4 June 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) enjoyed a warm welcome at Doncaster on 3 June for the Royal Cavalry of Oman Premier Handicap won by Saleemah, ridden by Will Pettis, and in the colours of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Trained by Phil Collington, the…

ARO June Racing Program

25 May 2017, UK ~ DIAR Program at CHELMSFORD CITY The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) welcomed three overseas entries and a further 17 domestic entries to the first of two UK prep races for Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) which will be held at Chelmsford City Racecourse on 1 June. With ten entries per races,…

Jockey Turner Records Treble at Taunton

22 May 2017, ARO Racing, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) returned to the West Country for the second full fixture of their 2017 season where on 21 May 2017, jockey David Turner recorded a treble. Turner’s wins were all on homebreds, including Tameh, owned and trained by the meetings’ main sponsor, the Royal…

ARO Sees Continued Increase in Declarations

Sponsored races well supported for Taunton18 May 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) announced 57 Purebred Arabian declarations were received for the second ARO full fixture of 2017 which will be held at Taunton racecourse on Sunday, 21 May. The Taunton meeting features an eight race card with six races sponsored by long-time…

Racing Jockey Ambassador Ellie Mackenzie Strikes Gold at Wolverhampton

Ellie McKenzie

Arabian Racing Organization applauds win by Racing Welfare Jockey Ambassador 7 May 2017, Wolverhampton, UK ~ The Opening meeting of the UK at Wolverhampton  on 7 May 2017, applauded a win by Welfare Jockey Ambassador Ellie Mackenzie. sponsored by Botanica International Limited. The Arabian Racing Organization said the eight race card drew a very encouraging 67 Purebred…

Taunton Sees Increase in Entries Sign of Good Health for Arabian Racing

12 May 2017, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) welcomed the 82 entries received for the second ARO full fixture of 2017, which will be held at Taunton racecourse on Sunday 21 May. This increase on last year’s figure of 42 purebred Arabians demonstrates that the sport is in good health in the UK…

Eight Line Up for The President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) at Doncaster

Tayf and Khataab in rematchSeptember 6, 2016, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England ~ The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) confirms eight declarations for the President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) Group 1 PA, to be run at Doncaster as part of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival on Thursday, 8 September. The mile and a quarter race for…

President of the UAE Cup Entries for Doncaster

President of the UAE Cup Entries Confirmed (UK Arabian Derby) 31 August 2016,United Kingdom ~ [cce_dropcap bgcolor=”#000000″ color=”” shape=”round” size=”3rem”]A[/cce_dropcap]The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) hqw confirmed eleven entries for the President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) Group 1 PA, to be run at Doncaster as part of the Ladbrokes St Leger Festival on…