19, September 2014, Los Alamitos, California ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival adds $47,000 as prize money in support of purebred Arabian racing at California’s Los Alamitos race track with the 20 September, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup.
MS Dixie, who set the same course ablaze with a record-breaking run on September 7 will take on two classy Group 1 champions in Valiant Boy SBFAR and RB Champagne Taste for the mile distance. In the last two Group 1 races held here in the US this season, Valiant Boy SBFAR and RB Champagne Taste battled it out and finished in the same order in both the events.
Horse, Owner, Jockey, Trainer
1 RB CHAMPAGNE TASTE (FL), Rosebrook Farms, L Medina, S Powell
2 MS DIXIE (FL), Quarter Moon Ranch, K Purcell, S Powell
3 TA DANCE WITHTHE STAR (TX), Salem Binmahfooz, C Salcedo, A Borg
4 IN X HESS (VA), Cre Run Enterprises LLC, C Charlton, O Villalta
5 TM MADDAMEE (TX) , Ken Danyluk, V G Navarro, K Danyluk
6 VALIANT BOY SBFAR (FR), Guy Neivens, R Guce, C S Treece
7 BY GOLLY ITS HOT (TX), Katherine Barbeau, V Bednar, H Shelley
8 AYERS (FL), Warren Shelley, H Herrera, H Shelley
9 RB BURN BABY BURN (FL) , Guy Neivens, G L Boag, C S Treece
10 LIL RICH GIRL (FL), Kenneth Werner, A Jimenez, K Danyluk
Breeders: 1 – DIANNE K WALDRON; 2 – BILL WALDRON; 3 – SCOTT POWELL; 4 – CRE-RUN ENTERPRISES LLC; 5 – L TODD MOAK; 6 – SHAIKH TAHNOON BIN ZAYED; 7 – SAM VASQUEZ; 8 – BILL WALDRON; 9 – DIANNE K WALDRON; 10 – DIANNE K WALDRON
2015 Triple Jewel Races
Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and Chairman of Ladies Racing Committee in the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR) said, “The quality field in the very first running of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup here in Los Alamitos is a great start for the HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival. Los Alamitos will be the third race in the Triple Jewel race series in 2015 for Purebred Arabian horses in the US. ”
“This Triple Jewel will offer a total of US$ 150,000 bonus and will include races in Houston, Texas (Amethyst); Pleasanton, California (Emerald Green); and Los Angeles at Los Alamitos(Diamond). Horses will gain points based on their finish in each of the three races and the one with most points will collect the bonus,” she explained.