Two Stakes Wins in Two Days for Ms Dixie and Arapahoe Park

17 August 2014, Aurora, Colorado ~ Ms Dixie (Burning Sand x Dixie Darlene by Wiking) accomplished something that no horse ever has at Arapahoe Park by winning two stakes races in two days at the Aurora, Colorado, track.  On Saturday, the filly cruised to a 10-length victory in the COBRA Distaff Sponsored by Soaring Eagle Ranch, and on Sunday, she…

Bint Jakkarta and Al Mourtazez Take Championships in Al Rayyan and Doha Cups

16 August, 2014, Deauville ~  Bint Jakkarta (QA), running in the colors of Al Shaqab Racing, took on the colts for the first time in the 2,000m €50,000 Al Rayyan Cup (Gr1 P/A), on Saturday, 16 August 2014, at Deauville. Thomas Fourcy’s representative left her rivals no chance after making her move on turning into the straight. Hathlool…

Prime Arabian Races Set for Hippodrome Wellington in Belgium

17 August 2014, Ostend, Belgium ~ Eleven horses have been declared to battle it to the wire in the 12th round of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship, while a quality field of eight runners makes the lineup for the 10th round of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup at…

Qatar Holds Strong Hand for UK Doncaster Showpiece

14 August, 2014, UK ~ Qatari owners are represented by seven of the 18 initial entries made for the £150,000 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes (Group 1 PA), the UK’s highest value race for Pure Bred Arabians, which takes place at Doncaster on Saturday, 13 September. Julian Smart, whose racing year is…

Exclusive news from Nanjing on the FEI Youth Olympic Games blog

13 August 2014, Lausanne (SUI) ~ With just three days to go to the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, the FEI has launched a dedicated blog – youtholympics.fei.org – to report live from one of the world’s most exciting international sports competitions for young athletes. The FEI Youth Olympic Games blog…

FEI President HRH Princess Haya will Not Stand For Third Term as President

12 August 2014, Lausanne (SUI), FEI PRESS RELEASE ~ Earlier today, I notified the National Federations, the FEI Bureau and the FEI staff that, after a great deal of thought and reflection, I have made the very difficult decision not to stand for a third term as FEI President. This has been one of the hardest decisions…