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…

UAE Arabian Derby to take place Sunday

   February 12, 2012, Abu Dhabi~The Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club is host and sponsor to their meeting on Sunday afternoon with the UAE Arabian Derby the main highlight on the seven race card. Restricted to four-year-olds, the 2200m feature has attracted a field of 11 with owner His Excellency Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan…

Sheikh Hazza bin Sultan brings in first at Abu Dhabi President’s Cup Endurance

BREAKING NEWS ~ February 11, 2012- Provisional Results In a long day of riding, Sheikha Hazza Bin Sultan Al Nahayan has good reason to be happy. He has won the country’s top prize for 160K endurance, the HH President of the UAE Endurance Cup.  After moving up on the six loops (46, 12, 9, 8…