HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival-sponsored endurance attracts strong entries in Compiegne 3 Star 

May 22, 2014, Compiegne, France ~***160-km and 120-km rides for Festival Mondial d’Endurance in Compiegne, France  The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival plays the role of main sponsor in the three-day 2014 edition of the Festival Mondial d’Endurance in Compiegne, France starting on Friday. Riders from 32…

First Select Arabian Racehorse Sale in the UK Announced For August

May 20, 2014, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) is delighted to announce that, in partnership with Brightwells, a Select International Arabian Racehorse sale is to be held in the UK on the 9 August 2014.     Arabian racing has been run in the UK for over 30 years under the Patronage of HH…

Report from Asia – Top Notes from the 35th Asian Racing Conference in Hong Kong

May 19, 2014, California ~ Doug Reed, Director of the USA, University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program travelled to Hong Kong to take part in the recent May Asian Racing Conference. He gives us some of his impressions on the event. “The Hong Kong Jockey Club did a wonderful job of hosting the 35th annual Asian Racing…

USA Endurance Riders look to compete at World Equestrian Games

May 19, 2014, California ~ On April 20, USA Endurance hopefuls gathered at Broxton Bridge Plantation in Ehrhardt, South Carolina, to take part in the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Endurance Team Selection Trial CEI2* 120km. The race was scheduled to take place April 19, but heavy downpours caused the race to be rescheduled to April 20…

Into the Sunset – Bobbie Patscheider

The Arabian Horse world has lost a cherished member of the community. Bobbi Patscheider passed away on May 15, 2014, with her husband, Don, and two of her children at her side. Bobbi spent a lifetime loving Arabian horses. Her contribution as publisher of the US Arabian Finish Line provided a huge support and resource for the Arabian race horse community.…

California Chrome Wins the Preakness Stakes

May 17, 2014, Maryland ~ Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome added another victory to his five undefeated races in 2014 by winning the 139th running of the $1.5 – million Preakness Stakes today, May 17, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. This win keeps alive the bid by the flashy California raider to become the 12th Triple Crown…