Al Shaamikh Wins Wathba Stallions Cup at Wolverhampton

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  6 September 2020, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) was delighted for new trainer Jessica Quinlan who won the Wathba Stallions Cup Maiden Stakes with her first ever runner Al Shaamikh, ridden by Lewis Edmunds. The seven-furlong (1400m) contest was the first domestic race of the UK season, which opened the nine-race card…

$100,000 UAE President Cup Will Bring Arabian Racing to Pimlico Race Course on Preakness Stakes Day  

3 September 2020, Aurora, Colorado, USA ~The Arabian Jockey Club (AJC) is pleased to announce that the richest Arabian horse race in the United States will be part of one of America’s biggest days of racing in 2020. The $100,000 UAE President Cup (G1) will be run on 3 October at Pimlico Race Course in…

Wathba Stallions Cup at Woverhampton Garners Full Field

3 September 2020 ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) welcomes a full field of 12 runners for their first domestic race of the season, the Wathba Stallions Cup Maiden Stakes. The 7f (1400m) contest will be the opening race on the card at Wolverhampton on Saturday, 5 September starting at 4.50 pm. Current ARO champion…

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Group 1 Jewel Crown Increases Distance

2 September 2020, UAE – The AED 5 Million Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown, one of the world’s richest horse races for Purebred Arabians, will now be run over a distance of 2,200 metres. The organizing committee of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing…

Digital Live Foal Inspection Now Available

2 September 2020, USA ~ SWANA, Swedish Warmblood Association of North America, will this year inspect foals digitally LIVE via the equestrian training app and collaboration platform Ridesum. During this time of Pandemic non-travel, some of the equestrian organizations are becoming inventive as to how to proceed with their regular programs. SWANA organizes an annual…

2020 Kentucky Derby to Run Without Fans

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21 August 2020, LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, USA ~ Churchill Downs Incorporated (“CDI”) (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced today its decision to run the 146th Kentucky Derby on 5 September 2020 without fans. CDI issued the following statement: The Kentucky Derby is a time-honored American tradition which has always been about bringing people together. However, the health and safety…

California Horse Racing Industry Backs Equine Welfare Innovator

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21 August 2020, Ireland ~ Horse racing in California has been under significant scrutiny in recent years, but industry leaders have embraced sweeping reforms – the most recent of which sees Irish-based Equine MediRecord (EMR) provide its revolutionary anti-doping and horse welfare software to thoroughbred owners on the West Coast. The deal is the latest…

ARO Welcomes Emirates Breeders Program Sponsorship

19 August 2020, UK ~The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) confirmed that the Emirates Breeders Program will be coming to the UK for the first time. This will bring five races for a range of abilities from novice through to top level handicappers and will visit both Chelmsford City and Wolverhampton racecourses in October and November.…

The Wathba Stallions Cup Series Returns to the UK for 2020

18 August 2020, the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO), UK ~ It was announced today that the Wathba Stallions Cup series will once again be an integral part of the UK Arabian racing calendar for 2020. The series supports grassroots Arabian racing as part of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and…