Tag Archive for Arabian horse racing UK

HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies Race Attracts Strong Field for Sandown

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival-supported race-meeting at Sandown Park, UK16 August 2016, Sandown, UK ~ Ten lady riders including three professionals will be part of the line-up for the UK stage of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) series, to be run as part of race meeting sponsored by the HH Sheikh…

Gary Capewell, Born to Broadcast

16 August 2016, USA ~ UK race commentator Gary Capewell seems to have started calling races soon after he learned to talk. His sports broadcast repertoire includes many types of horse races and football, and he’s gone to the dogs with Greyhound racing. As an Arabian race horse aficionado, Gary has called over 1,000 Arabian…

HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship Heads to Lingfield

15 August 2016, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) welcomes the news that the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) will be returning to the UK next month on 10 September. The UK leg will feature 10 Apprentice jockeys drawn from around the world who will compete on Purebred Arabians at…

Group Winners Supplemented for HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup

HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Gr1PA) will be run at Sandown Park on 20 August 10 August 2016, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) has announced the additional entries of Sir Bani Yas and Samima for the HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Gr1PA), to be run at Sandown…

Ten Declared for Royal Cavalry of Oman Premier Handicap at Doncaster

1 June 2016, UK ~ Ten runners have been declared for the Royal Cavalry of Oman Premier Handicap (0-85 PA) to be run at Doncaster on Friday 3 June, which at 2 miles is the longest UK Arabian race run this year. Due off at 5.40pm it opens the card for the Weston Park Cancer…

ARO Cup Goes To Aghsaan in Newbury Shoot Out

14 May 2016, UK ~ The first Pattern race of the UK Arabian racing season, the ARO Cup Group 3 PA, went to Aghsaan (Al Jakbar x Sophie Du Loup), prepared by rookie trainer Philip Collington for HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. In a thrilling finish, the five-year-old held on to win by one…

Ten Runners Declared for ARO Cup on Al Shaqab Lockinge Day

12 May 2016, Newbury, UK ~ Ten runners have been declared for the ARO Cup (Group 3 PA), which is to be run as the final race on Al Shaqab Lockinge Day at Newbury on Saturday, 14 May. This is the first of nine Arabian Pattern races scheduled for the UK under the Arabian Racing…

Hereford Meeting Runs Five Arabian Races First Out the Gate

Hereford benefits from support of Global Arabian Racing Festival’s 2016 UK campaign6 May 2016, UK ~ The 2016 HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s support to Purebred Arabian horse racing in the United Kingdom begins on Saturday, 7 May 2016, in Hereford. The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) holds…

Arabian Racing Organization Heralds First Race of the Season in Chelsmford City

The six Purebred Arabian contests were sponsored by Dubai International Arabian Races, whose flagship event takes place at Newbury on July 24 this year 25 April 2016, Uk ~ The UK Arabian racing season got off to a flying start at Chelmsford City Racecourse on Sunday 17 April in front of well over a thousand…

Arabian Racing Organization Awards for 2015

THE ARO Awards were held on 30 January 2016 at the Ardencote Manor Hotel in Warwick         LEADING OWNER – H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin R Al Maktoum LEADING TRAINER – Mrs G M Duffield LEADING JOCKEY – Mr S Walker LEADING LADY JOCKEY – Miss Page Fuller A.H.S OWNERS AWARD – The…

Shadwell Arabian Derby G1 PA Newmarket Entries

23 September 2015, Newmarket, UK ~ Entries are up for the 25 September, SHADWELL ARABIAN DERBY Group 1 PA – 4 yrs only for one mile 2Furlongs Preview: A strong hand here for retiring Champion Trainer Gill Duffield. She has never won this race so it would be apt if one of her final runners in…

Irishman Queally wins HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice Race in UK’s Sandown Park

21 August 2015, London, UK ~ Irish apprentice jockey Ian Queally partnered Karar to glory to book the fifth spot in grand final of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) at the Sandown Park, Uk, on Friday. “This…

Sandown Park Racecourse Hosts Apprentice World Championship Race

Sandown Park to host HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice World Championship race 19 August 2015, UK ~ 10 horses are the final entries for the UK leg of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) on 21 August at Sandown Park Racecourse. The full day, including the supporting Thoroughbred six-race-card, is sponsored by the…

Shadwell Sponsors UK Arabian Derby at Newmarket

Shadwell Expands Sponsorships for Arabian Racing17 August 2015, UK ~ For the first time in its history; the Gr.1 PA UK Arabian Derby (IFAHR) will be sponsored by Shadwell Stud when it is run as part of a Shadwell sponsored card of Thoroughbred Racing on Friday 25th September 2015 at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile Racecourse. Re-branded,…

Sir Bani Yas Captures First Leg of Doha Triple Crown

3 August 2015, UK ~ The £400,000 ($623,420) Group I Qatar International Stakes, the first leg of the Doha Triple Crown was won by Sir Bani Yas. The HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan owned Sir Bani Yas came up from the outside under Jean-Bernard Eyquem and produced a late stretch run to overtake Prada…

Top quality field for 1 August Group One Qatar International Stakes

31 July 2015, Goodwood Festival, UK ~ A superb field of 16 horses has been declared for the Qatar International Stakes (Group 1 PA). Previously listed as the Harwood International, this is the first time the race has been included in the Qatar Goodwood Festival and it will be one of the highlights of the…

Dubai International Arabian Races Racecard Promises Newbury Excitement

KATONAHOTINROOF takes PP 1 in the first race 24 July 2015, England ~ Sunday’s racecard at the Newbury track will trot out top Arabians in eight races, three of them Gr 1 PA. [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Runners-Riders-2.pdf” save=”1″]  

Arabian Racing Takes Center Stage at Newbury 26 July

21 July 2015, Newbury UK ~ The stage is set for the most exciting renewal yet of the Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury Racecourse on Sunday, 26 July, which boasts a day of top class Arabian racing, valuable prize giveaways, family entertainments and free admission for all. Staged under the patronage of His Highness…

Newbury to Host Third in DIAR Race Series

23 June 2015, UK ~ Dubai International Arabian Races at Newbury Racecourse, 26th July International Stakes at Newbury on Thursday, 25 June marks the third in the series of UK DIAR warm up/prep races. Preview of the day’s racing by Gary Capewell: A fascinating contest, with the likely front three in the market all holding…

Dubai Duty Free Supports DIAR Racing at Newbury

25 May 2015, UK ~ The committee of the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) is delighted to announce that Dubai Duty Free showcase day of UK Arabian racing by sponsoring a Gr.1 PA race at Newbury Racecourse on Sunday, 26 July 2015. Sponsors for the day are UAE based companies and organizations which seek not…

New Arabian Racehorse Trainer in Newmarket

11 April 2015, United Kingdom ~ Newmarket trainer Stephane Lévêque is to become the UK’s newest Arabian racehorse trainer, swapping thoroughbreds for Purebred Arabians as an upsurge in the sport gathers pace. With just a small number of Arabian trainers in the UK, Stephane will be only the second in Newmarket, offering owners the unrivalled…