2014 Darley Nominees announced by the Arabian Racing Cup

31 January 2015, California ~ The Arabian Racing Cup announces the following nominees for the coveted Darley Awards. These nominees were selected by the Cup Stewards as the best of Arabian Racing in USA for the year 2014.   Beginning next week, the 34 member Darley Voting Academy will review detailed statistics and performance data…

O’Shea Leads in With Sheikh Down for 1, 2, 3 for Al Asayl

30 January 2015, Al Ain, UAE ~ The second leg of the Al Ain Marathon Series, a 3200m conditions contest, was the highlight at Al Ain on Friday evening and produced a thrilling finish with Al Asayl stable companions Sheikh Down (Calin Du Loup (FR) x Burning Firestar (US) by BIG EASY (US), Burj Khalifa and Munzade…

FEI Endurance Forum in Costa Rica Discusses New Endurance rules

30 January 2015, Costa Rica ~Over 64 delegates from FEI Group V attended an FEI Endurance Forum in Tilaran, Costa Rica, on 23-25 January 2015, the first Forum following the introduction of the new Endurance rules on 1 August last year. FEI Group V covers Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,…

January at QREC Show Off Wins by Rafaal, Meghwaar, Mekhbatt

29 January 2014, Doha ~ On 28 January, the last day of the month’s racing at Qatar Equestrian & Racing Club, the H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani owned Refaal (Majd Al Arab x Dixie Darlene) with Richard Mullen up dominated the first race to win the Local Bred Pure Arabian Maiden Plate. After hitting the front…

Chrome Watch – US$10m Group 1 Dubai World Cup Looks to the Stars

The Dubai World Cup to include star-studded cast of the world’s best racehorses of 2014 for the 20th running of the world’s richest race day. The US$10m Group 1 Dubai World Cup, sponsored by Emirates Airline, attracted 296 nominations made notable by the presence of the first seven over the line in last year’s Breeders’ Cup…

Second Win for Sweden in HH Sheikha Fatima World Ladies Championship Series

26 January 2015, Melbourne ~ On 26 January Isabella Teh steered Djehlbi (Dehlbi x Djelica) to a smart win in the prestigious Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup over 6.5 furlongs (1300 metres). Meanwhile Anna Pilroth on Keisha (Kiarmda Lodge Panche x Moondarra Pretence) made it two for Sweden in the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Championship…