Taraf, Dubday, Raddad, Itorio and Al Murabitoon dazzle in Qatar Trophy and Gold Sword Day

5 February 2015, Doha ~ The 5 February Arabian highlight at the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club, The Qatar Gold Sword, was won by H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Taraf ridden by Brett Doyle. The Local Bred Pure Arabian for four year olds+ over 2200 metres showed Taraf again the best of the field…

Executive Board Discusses Proposed IFAHR International Agreement in Dubai

6 January 2015, Dubai, UAE ~ The Executive Committee of the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR) met at the Meydan racecourse on Thursday, 5 January to discuss a proposed IFAHR International Agreement. “We are grateful to HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and…

ExxonMobil Qatar continues support for Qatar Gold Sword Race Day

04 February 2015, Doha ~ Continuing its long-standing support of the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC), ExxonMobil Qatar is once again the exclusive sponsor of the 2015 Qatar Gold Sword Race, taking place on February 5, 2015. This prominent event will see the best local bred Pure Arabians race against one another for top honors…

Gulf Riders to compete in CEN 120 km Endurance in Abu Dhabi For Top Prizes

Nine 4WD cars, cash on offer for two endurance rides in Al Wathba 4 February 2015, Abu Dhabi ~ Some exciting contests are on the cards as the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival stages two endurance rides starting from Friday, February 6 at the Emirates International Endurance Village…

First of February Feature Arabian Group 3 Winner is Sha’Red in Abu Dhabi

2 February 2015, Abu Dhabi ~ The feature race at Abu Dhabi on Sunday’s marathon nine-race card was the 1000m Group 3 Al Ruwais and, for the fifth year running, HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the winning owner. Twelve months ago the owner witnessed his pair of Rakha and Sha’Red dead-heat in…

Argentina’s Sabrina Magli Mendiz wins CEN 120km Al Reef Cup

31 January 2015, Abu Dhabi ~ Argentinean Sabrina Magli Mendiz astride 11-year-old part-Arab gelding Sapucay representing Al Reef Stables, won the Al Reef Cup CEN 120km Endurance Ride at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba on Saturday 31 January. One of 100 starting riders, the early leader Salem Hamad Malhoof Al Kitbi riding eight-year-old Anglo…