Track Notes, Friday, Dubai Kahayla Classic

Hayyan (FR) DUBAI KAHAYLA CLASSIC (Credit DRC & Neville Hopwood) 260321

26 March 2021, Dubai ~ Group 1 $750,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic Sponsored by Mubadala AF Alwajel (UAE) – The Ernst Oertel-trained AF Alwajel is going into the Dubai Kahayla Classic in good form, as his handler confirmed: “It’s going brilliant. He did his final work last week, nothing serious, but he was great. He’s been…

Track Notes – Kahayla Classic at Meydan

Thursday, 25 March 2021 ~ Track Notes – Group 1 $750,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic Sponsored by Mubadala AF Alwajel (UAE) – Ernst Oertel thinks distance should not be a problem for AF Alwajel, after having placed third over course and distance in the PA Group 1 Al Maktoum Challenge R3 on February 25 as he…

Track Notes for Dubai Kahayla Classic

Hayyan winning Arabian Colts Group 2

24 March 2021 -The Dubai World Cup Group 1 $750,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic Sponsored by Mubadala AF Alwajel (UAE) – Rider Tadhg O’Shea is happy with the gate drawn by AF Alwajel, after finishing his last piece of work last Sunday. O’Shea reported he rode the horse in training like he would ride him when…

Dubai’s Deputy Ruler Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dies

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum at Newbury 2019 - Pamela

24 March 2021, Dubai ~ A sad day for the world. This morning a statement was released by Shadwell Stud that read, “It is with great sadness that Shadwell announces the death of His Highness, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. He died peacefully on Wednesday, 24 March 2021. Sheikh Hamdan was 75 and had…

2020 Darley Awards Held at Houston, Texas

22 March 2021, USA ~ The Arabian Racing Cup (ARC) presented the 34th Annual Darley Awards on Friday, 19 March 2021, in Houston, Texas.This was also the second year in a row that the Awards were presented virtually, and this year they were streamed simultaneously on the ARC YouTube and Arabian Jockey Club Facebook channels.…