Investigation Continues into Saudi Cup Win by Maximum Security

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13 April 2020, Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia (JCSA) ~ After the win on 29 February 2020, of the Saudi Cup on Saudi Cup Day by Maximum Security (USA) trained by Jason Servis, the trainer was indicted in the USA on charges relating to the administration of prohibited substances to horses in training under his…

Winx Is Now a Breyer® Model

Wynx Breyer Model

9 April 2020, Kentucky, USA ~ Some horses make history, while others run away with it! Breyer® is proud to honor the amazing achievements of Australian Thoroughbred racing superstar Winx by making her their newest Thoroughbred portrait model. Over the course of five years Winx rewrote racing history. The 2011 Thoroughbred had an incredible 37…

New Dates Set For Tokyo 2021

Ingmar De Vos FEI Secretary General FEI Sports Forum 2015

30 March 2020, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The FEI President has welcomed the announcement of the new dates for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which will run from 23 July to 8 August, and for the Paralympic Games from 24 August until 5 September 2021. “While it was of course demoralising for everyone that the Games…

Denise Gault to Retire from the Board of the Arabian Racing Cup

Denise Gault with Randy Gault receives 2019 Tent of Honor Award from AJC President Susan Meyer

21 March 2020, USA ~ Denise Gault has recently retired from the Board of Directors of the Arabian Racing Cup (ARC). A bloodstock consultant, Denise is the principle agent of Race Street Management Inc., which has been serving the National and International Arabian horse racing and breeding industry since 1987. The Arabian Racing Cup (ARC)…

British Equestrian Federation (BEF) Posts Advice and Help During COVID-19 Crisis

23 March 2020, UK ~The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) would like to thank the equestrian community for their current support during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These are unprecedented times for society in general and we all need to play a part in helping to manage and restrict the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Government’s messaging…

Emirates Racing Authority Cancels Remainder of UAE Racing Season

22 March 2020, UAE – Due to concerns about the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) has cancelled the remainder of the 2019-2020 racing season including the Dubai World Cup. These cancellations begin with the 28 March 2020, Dubai World Cup and continue through all races scheduled in April. The UAE…

The 25th Dubai World Cup Is Postponed

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The Dubai World Cup 2020 has been postponed until 2021 “To safeguard the health of all participants, the higher organizing committee of the Dubai World Cup 2020 has decided to postpone 25th edition of the global tournament to next year to safeguard all participants due to the coronavirus”, according to the Dubai Media Office. Today…

Classic Winner Sir Winston Leads 10 Arriving American Horses

Sir Winston

18 March 2020, Dubai, UAE ~ With the Dubai World Cup still 10 days away, American conditioner Mark Casse is excited to see what Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Sir Winston can do on his first foray overseas and the chestnut homebred of Tracy Farmer led a set of 10 USA invaders arriving at Meydan Racecourse…

Likely Fields for Dubai World Cup and Dubai Kahayla Classic

Tallab Al Khalidiah, winner of Obaiya Arabian Cup, Riyadh, 29 February. Photo Pamela Burton

18 March 2020, Dubai, UAE ~ The historic 25th edition of the Dubai World Cup on 28 March 2020, at Meydan Racecourse will be composed of nine races—six Group 1s and three Group 2s—worth a world-leading $35 million. The likely fields will include G1-winning luminaries as Benbatl, Chrysoberyl and Sir Winston in the $12 million…