Hungary exits bid to host FEI World Equestrian Games 2018

July 10, 2012 ~Hungary, one of five original countries confirmed as official candidates to stage the FEI World Equestrian Games™ in 2018, has withdrawn from the bidding process. The Hungarian capital Budapest had been named as one of the five 2018 bid cities earlier this month, but in a letter to FEI Secretary General Ingmar…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival brings two races to Stockholm

Press release: STOCKHOLM: The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festivals’ Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Listed) Cup and Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Championship (IFAHR) race will take place at the Taby race course in the Swedish capital on Tuesday. Details of the races were announced at a…

Sectional Timing for the Group 1 Newmarket UAE Derby

Press Release July 1, 2012, Newmarket ~Owners and trainers of runners in Friday’s Arabian Derby, The President of the UAE Cup, will be able to review Sectional Timing and Tracking data (STATS) for the first time for a major event in the Arabian racing calendar. The Group 1 race for Pure Bred Arabians forms part…

By Golly Its Hot brings heat to California race

July 5, 2012 – California ~ Congratulations to Susan Willis, owner of By Golly Its Hot, winner of the July 4 Alameda County Fair Arabian Allowance, Six F,  and runner-up, Burning Speed MKP, owned by Jim Schleimer and John Gish. Susan Willis:  “I have been following By Golly Its Hot since he started his racing career.  I…

Saturday July 7 races at Delaware Park cancelled due to extreme heat

      NEWS UPDATE FROM Wilmington, Del. , July 5, 2012 — Delaware Park cancels Saturday live racing card due to excessive heat weather forecast.  Acting upon the recommendation of Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission Chief Veterinarian Dr. John T. Peters, live racing scheduled for this Saturday, July 7, has been cancelled, due to the excessive heat forecasted for the region.…