Ameretto wins the Nagroda Europy in Poland as Katja Markwalder scores on Celtik

 August 27, 2012 – Poland ~In the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan –Nagroda Europy-(Group 3) race over 2600, meters, Ameretto (Amer x Win Taouy),bred by German Dr. Paul Daverio and owned by Manuela Scharfenberg, revived his racing career with a superb win. After winning five times in Italy, the son of Amer whose siblings…

World Endurance Championships’ teams pleased with results

    August 26, 2012, UK ~Spectacular UAE result at Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012  Full Results below A gold medal double for the UAE which took both the team and individual World Endurance Championships at the weekend will be difficult to better, a team spokesman said after the ride. Speaking at today’s post-ride…

Munahis wins Chateau Ksara Scandinavian Arabian Derby

 August 27, 2012 Jägersro Racecourse ~ Sheikh Mohammad Bin Faleh Al Thani’s Qatar-bred colt Munahis won the Chateau Ksara Scandinavian Arabian Derby 2012 run over 1m 3f dirt at Jägersro Racecourse on the 25’th of August. The grey son of Amer is trained in the Netherlands by Diana Dörenberg and was ridden by Scandinavian Champion Jockey Fredrik…

UAE sweeps the board at Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012

HEADLINE NEWS   August 25, 2012, UK ~ HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum became the World Endurance Champion after victory in the Longines FEI World Endurance Championship 2012 held at Euston Park near Thetford, Suffolk, UK (25th August 2012). Riding Madji Du Pont, Sheikh Mohammed completed the 160km Championship with a strong finish at an…

Updated entry list for World Endurance Championship to start August 25

August 23, 2012, Great Britain ~ The Start List for the FEI World Endurance Championships FEI 160 km  has been refined to include 152 riders from 20 countries. Horses and riders are ready for the Friday, August 24 inspection, after a Thursday opening night of revelry.  A clear report from the veterinarians will give  horse…

Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012 set to open with a strong field and a flourish

      August 23, 2012, England ~The Longines FEI World Endurance Championships (25th August 2012) will open this evening (Thusday 23rd August 2012) with a lavish opening ceremony in the grounds of Euston Hall near Thetford, Suffolk. A press conference today (23rd August) heard that the event to declare the competition officially open would celebrate the horse…

Scyphios finds firm footing to win at Newbury

August 22, 2012, UK ~   The Royal Cavalry of Oman has been the Arabian Racing Organisation’s Associate Sponsor since 2011, generously sponsoring a total of 31 races with ARO during the current UK racing season. These races have included a series of handicaps which qualified runners for the Premier Handicap Final held at Newbury…

Star-studded line-up for Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2012

    August 19, 2012, UK Press Release ~An international field of 153 riders from 38 countries is set to line up for next week’s Longines FEI World Endurance Championships next week (25th August 2012) at Euston Park near Newmarket, Suffolk. (Entries below) A star-studded field, including three former world champions, is set to tackle…

Kentucky Bay prevails in the Ferndale Wathba Stud Farm Cup

August 18, 2012, Ferndale, California ~   Press Release -Arabian Maiden Special Weight Wathba Stud Farm Cup total purse $5,000 3 yrs and up The Victorian Village of Ferndale played host to the second of California’s four Wathba Stud Farm Cup races. A field of six maidens entered the starting gate to travel the 5 furlong distance.…