TM Fred Texas to race in Doha February 29

February 23, 2012, Doha ~ The stakes race that will go off in Doha on the last day of February will be the first race for TM Fred Texas in the Middle East. Just recently arrived from the United States, the son of Burning Sand will compete against an experienced field for the Qatar International Trophy…

Qatar celebrates 21st edition of Equestrian Festival

February 23, Doha, Qatar~ The Qatar Equestrian and Racing Club is celebrating the 21st edition of the Equestrian Festival, HH The Emir Trophies and Sword Days  from February 23 until March 1. The Festival kicks off with The Qatar International Arabian Horse Show scheduled from  February 23-25.  The International Straight Egypian Arabian Horse Show takes…

Joshua Brown wins on frozen ground in Sweden

  February 19, Täby, Sweden ~ The Samsheik son, Joshua Brown (out of FH Honey Melon)added yet another victory to his CV, when he just pipped Al Raai in the final race of the winter season at Täby, Sweden. The track was false with patches of frozen ground in between the sloppy going and one had to…

Arapahoe Park Colorado looking for improved Arabian racing

January 6, 2012 Arapahoe Park COLORADO~         After reading your January 2012 Issue, and for the first time ever, I have decided to write to a trade publication. Seeing your cover feature TM Super Bird and TM Fred Texas, both horses raced at our track in 2011, filled me with great pride.…

2011 Arabian Racing Association of California ARAC Awards

 February 18, California~ Arabian Racing Association of California (ARAC  honored the following horses/owners/jockeys and trainers at their Award Ceremony on Saturday afternoon. ARAC members, nominees and owners were on hand to accept the awards. 4 YO Filly: Effie Estes (No Limite by Dormane x Petra MBI by Monarch AH) (also a Darley nominee) Reserve: One Hot Chick…

Arabians Deliver Impressive Performances in the Yellow Rose and Texas Six Shooter At Sam Houston Race Park

February 18, Houston ~ Arabians were featured in two graded stakes tonight at Sam Houston Race Park and two offspring of Burning Sand were big winners. The fillies kicked the evening off in the $30,000 Yellow Rose, with Ms Dixie holding off a determined effort by Rich Kinkga in the seven furlong stakes. Jockey Erik McNeil,…

TM Fred Texas awarded TABA 2011 Horse of the Year

February 18, 2012, Houston, Texas~ The Texas Arabian Breeders Association (TABA) recognized the Texas Arabian Racing Champions of 2011 at a ceremony today at Sam Houston Race Park. The winners are ~ TABA Horse of the Year TM Fred Texas (Burning Sand x Queen Kong) (also Darley Nominated for USA’s Horse of the Year) Owner…

In Sweden, Arabian Racing in the Snow

      February 13, 2012, Sweden ~  Every racing aficionado knows there are months, even years of planning and hard work behind every horse coming under starters orders. A fact often forgotten, when the fraternity turn up on racing days in their Sunday best and high hopes. The Swedish enthusiasts are no different. Arabian racing in…

Naseem wins UAE Arabian Derby

February 12, Abu Dhabi ~ Naseem  (Mahabb (AE) – Aryaan (FR) by Kesberoy (FR)-, a four-year-old chestnut colt, bred and owned by Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, gave trainer Majed Al Jahouri a 1-2 for in the featured 2200m Arabian Derby on Sunday evening. Wayne Smith, last season’s champion jockey, was in the saddle on…