Multiple Kahayla Classic Winner To Campaign Newbury Arabian Race Day Stars in UAE

November 5, 2012, UAE ~ Duffield Setting Sights on Quality In 2012/13 Season Gillian Duffield’s record in the world’s biggest Purebred Arabian races is exemplary. In fact the Dubai-based trainer has won every Arabian Group race in England and claimed four UAE Arabian trainers’ championships over the years. Yet for someone who has enjoyed so much…

Kathy Brunjes 1953-2012

    Lexington, KY –  Horsereporter joins the world of equestrian sport and the United States Equestrian Federation as we mourn the loss of a great competitor and ambassador for equestrian sport.  Kathy Brunjes passed November 1, 2012 following a courageous battle with cancer. Brunjes was an avid endurance rider logging 6,745 lifetime competition miles.  Her passion…

The Enduring Arabian horse

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November 2, 2012 ~All Thoroughbreds have as ancestors the Arabian horse. While Thoroughbreds have now been bred to be the fastest horse, Arabian horse racing is enjoying a renaissance. The Arabian is a hardy horse, once used as a steed for battle, the mount of choice for Napoleon Bonaparte. An elegant horse, showing in hand…

The Voice of the Course – Frank Mirahmadi

November 1, 2012, San Francisco, CA. ~ Now in his seventh year of calling races on the Northern California Fair Circuit as well as the January to April season at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas, Frank Mirahmadi might call the races imitating the voice of Marlon Brando. Horsereporter wondered what makes a good race announcer. Frank…

Closing Day a go for live racing at Delaware Park

Wilmington, Del., November 1, 2012 — The Breeders’ Cup Championships and the $50,000 Crowned Stakes highlights Closing Day for the 75th season of live racing at Delaware Park this Saturday, November 3. On Saturday, Delaware Park connections will be represented in the Filly and Mare Sprint, Turf, Sprint and Mile. Dust and Diamonds, the winner…

Next FEI General Assembly in Istanbul, Turkey

2012 EDITION The Turkish Federation in cooperation with the FEI will host the FEI General Assembly 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey November 5-8, 2012 ITS ROLE The General Assembly is the yearly meeting of the National Federations and is the supreme authority of the FEI. Elections are held at the Assembly and decisions are made with…

Racing returns to Dubai in November

Jebel Ali, Thursday November 1, 2012~ Dhruba Selvaratnam, the Jebel Ali-based handler, is hopeful My Verse can take out the first feature race of the season at his home track November 2 on the Thoroughbred card. Shadwell, the UK arm of the breeding empire of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum sponsors the Dh90,000 1,000m…

Live Racing set to resume Wednesday, October 31 at Delaware Park

Wilmington, Del., October 30, 2012 — Live racing  will resume tomorrow, Wednesday, October 31, at Delaware Park.  The eight race card has a first race post time of 1:15 p.m.  Arabian CLAIMING $20,000 – $15,000, the 8th race on the card-  4:45 PM Purse $11,000. For Three Year Olds And Upward Which Have Never Won Two Races. Three Year…