Sheikh Tahnoon signs Global Arabian Festival book at visit to Abu Dhabi Book Fair

     March 28, 2012 Abu Dhabi ~ His Excellency Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of TDIC and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, visited the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s book stand at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair in Abu Dhabi today, and wrote…

Bob Baffert on road to recovery after suffering heart attack in Dubai

March 28, 2012, Dubai, UAE- Baffert, 59, suffered a heart attack while in his hotel room in Dubai on Sunday, and quick action by his wife, Jill, brought local paramedics to the scene who transferred Baffert quickly to the local hospital’s emergency room. After a doctor arrived to do an ECG, Baffert was moved to ICU…

Kahayla Classic Post Postion Draws

Smart bid for Dubai Kahayla Classic Dubai, UAE, 28 March 2012 – Julian Smart has already trained the winner of the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR on two occasions with Nez D’Or in 2002 and two years ago with Jaafer. The 2,000m contest on the all-weather track is regarded as one of…

2012 Dubai World Cup Likely Fields – March 22

   March 22, Dubai ~ Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR Purebred Arabians US$250,000 Group 1 2,000m All Weather As the World Cup expectations heat up, fourteen Arabians are entered into the Dubai Kahayla Classic Purebred Arabian race. See Full entries as of March 22 here:                  …

Gillian Duffield Sh Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Award Best Woman Trainer

A slight woman with a gentle demeanor, Gillian Duffield could pass as a professor or a real estate agent, but one would have to look hard to see the grit that has made her one of the most successful Arabian race horse trainers over the years, 25 of them spent training for Sheikh Hamdan Bin…

TM Fred Texas shows Qatar he’s ready

March 14, 2012 Qatar~ It was the talented TM Fred Texas’ show at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (REC) as he captured the Losail Cup during the 37th race meeting on March 14, Wednesday. The Mohammed Hamad Al Attiya trained TM Fred Texas (Burning Sand-Queen Kong) swept past the opposition in style to come…