LA Jest A Flash wins Fresno Wathba Stud Farm Cup

 October 6, 2012, Fresno, California ~ 10,000 fans cheered as LA Jest A Flash won the Wathba Stud Farm Cup, the  second race on the Saturday card at the Big Fresno Fair.  The purse of $8,300, which  included the $2,000 added Wathba Stud Farm Cup prize money, was part of the enticement for the field of…

Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Weekend Promises Championship Racing

   October 5, 2012, Paris ~ Preparations are underway in Paris for the 91st edition of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, held under the sponsorship of the State of Qatar as Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. In addition to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe for Thoroughbreds, Sunday promises a look at…

Fresno Wathba Stud Farm Cup Entries for October 6

Fresno – October 6, 2012 Race 2 – 12:45 PM (Arabian) ALLOWANCE Purse $8,300. (Includes $2,000 – Other Sources). For Three Year Olds And Upward Which Have Not Won A Race In 2012. Three Year Olds, 120 Lbs.; Older, 123 Lbs. (Maiden and Claiming Races Not Considered).Six Furlongs. PP Horse Virtual Stable A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer 1…

Meg Sleeper wins AERC 100 Mile Championship and BC

 September 20-22, Asheville, North Carolina ~ The 2012 Adequan AERC Championship located at the Biltmore Equestrian Center in Asheville, North Carolina. Thursday, September 20, was another good day for Dr. Margaret (Meg) Sleeper. Riding her home-bred Arabian, Syrocco Cadence (Syrocco Troubador x Edgewood Schelite), Sleeper won the AERC 100 Mile Championship, the Arabian Horse Association (AHA) Championship, and…

Burnin Rubber takes track record at Wathba Stud Farm Cup in Stockton, California

September 29, Stockton, California- and it was a brilliant, warm day in California for the Stockton Wathba Cup  Allowance for Arabian Three Year Olds and up – 6 F,  Purse, $8,900 with Wathba Cup sponsor included. Kador N U set the pace firmly going away – and around the turn by 5 lengths. Burnin Rubber had…

Arabian Horse Celebration—A Great Success!

September 28, 2012  Championship Horse Show  Seminars, Demonstrations, Youth workshops The inaugural Arabian Horse Celebration, held in Louisville, Kentucky, September 18-22, 2012, was an unqualified success. Why? For one thing, the well over 300 horses that came to the party more than covered the break even number organizers were hoping for. The four-day event did more…

Al Dahis lives up to the challenge

September 20, 2012, Malmoe, Sweden ~ Top Swedish jockey Per-Anders Graberg partnered Al Dahis to glory in the 1200m The Wathba Stud Farm International Arabian Sprint, the last Gr-3 of the season, at the Jagersro Racetrack (dirt) here on Thursday evening. The eight-year-old son of Sheridhah-Al Rabab raced from the centre of the track before he…

Endurance Rider With Passion for Arabian Flat Racing

September 28, 2012 ~ Garrett Ford of Durango, Colorado, is passionate about feet. Owner of the EasyCare horse boot company, his product and research & development on proper handling and protection of the foot of the horse have often made the difference between sore and sound. An avid endurance rider, the 41-year-old Ford rode his…

Normandy Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 Aims for Excellence

   Caen, 27  September 2012  ~  696 days to go ~ “We are now less than twenty-four months away from the event and everyone is working hard,” said Laurent Beauvais, President of the Normandie 2014 Organizing Committee. “The aim is for excellence, and to make a real success of the event from every point of view:…