Tadhg O’Shea At The Double In Abu Dhabi

Sunday November 25, 2012, Abu Dhabi Press Release ~Al Asayl-based trainer Ernst Oertel and Champion Jockey Tadhg O’Shea are forging a powerful alliance this season and combined to win two of the six races at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening, including the featured 1,600m handicap with Time Out. It was a comfortable success for the…

Arabian Racing Conference dates and HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Awards 2013 Confirmed

November 21, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ The World Arabian Horse Racing Conference France 2013 will be officially announced at the Paris JW Marriott Champs Elysees at 12 noon on 12.12.12, it was confirmed on Wednesday. According to Lara Sawaya, director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival and…

England to host 2013 World Crabbet Arabian Convention

November 20, 2012, UK ~ England is hosting the next World Crabbet Arabian Convention on 20 & 21 July 2013 at Addington Manor, Oxfordshire.A parade is planned with over 100 horses descending from those brought from the Bedouin in Syria and the Middle East in the 1870s and 1880s by the knowledgeable Wilfrid and Lady Anne Blunt to their…

Action Hero, USA Jockey, Jacqueline Davis

US professional rider, Jacqueline Davis has never known anything but horses and racing. Davis had made the 14 hour flight from the east coast of the USA to ride in the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship in Abu Dhabi on November 11. She had only known about the race two weeks before…

Action Hero – Delphine Garcia-Dubois

Amateur jockey, Delphine Garcia-Dubois, recent winner of the HH Sheikha Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) was born and raised in Paris, France. Her family was not an equestrian family, but she was early interested in horses. “I started with show jumpers, like most of the amateur jockeys in France,” she said after her race win in…

Trainer Alban de Mieulle bags a hat trick today

Article by permission – Chris Hoover Gulf Times November 15, 2012, Doha ~ Trainer Alban de Mieulle hogged the days limelight by bagging three of the four Pure Arabian Guineas races. He combined with jockey Bouland to win with Fouladh, Muntasar, and later Tabarak completed the tally for the talented French trainer. Sporting the colours of…

Nieshan Strikes In National Day Cup Preparation Race

November 18, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ Trainer, Eric Lemartinel, is looking forward to next month’s Group 1 National Day Cup after the victory of Nieshan in the prep race over the same 1,600m course and distance at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening. A dual Group 1 winner for the yard last year, in HH The…

Jaci Wickham Claims Sharjah’s (UAE) First Feature Of New Season

     October 17, 2012, Sharjah, UAE ~ The trainer, Jaci Wickham, emerged victorious from the first meeting at Sharjah October 17 when claiming the 1,700m feature race with Ma’Error W’Rsan (Tron Ku Tu (US) – MOZA (NL) by Amer) in a field of 9. Jockey Richard Mullen steered the six-year-old to a second career…