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Purebred Arabians Return to Meydan on Night of Racing Presented by Longines

AF Mathmoon will compete in Group 2 Bani Yas held over 1400m30 November 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ Meydan Racecourse hosts its first Purebred Arabian meeting and first Group race of the 2016-17 season on Thursday, 1 December, as ten go to post for the AED180,000 Group 2 Bani Yas. The meeting, presented by Longines, promises…

Runners up for Dubai Kahayla Classic

21 March 2016, Dubai, UAE ~ Fifteen runner have been declared for Dubai Kahayla Classic for 26 March, 2016 [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Racecard-Emirates-Racing-Authority.pdf” save=”1″] –   Please follow and like us:

Manark Wins 1$million Kahayla Classic

1. MANARK (Mahabb (AE) x Mendra (FR) by Sousse (FR)  ridden by Dan O’Neill (FR) 6 yrs. Ch H Owner: Sh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Breeder: EARL De Beguerie Trained by Gillian Duffield in England – under Erwin Charpy’s yard in Dubai 2. Valiant Boy – coming on strong at the end 3. Raaziq…

Dubai Kahayla Classic Now Worth US $1Million

Meydan Pillar Partner’s Support Brings Dubai World Cup day Total Prize Money to $30m7 January 2015, Dubai ~ IPIC has become the first company to sponsor two races on Dubai World Cup day after inking a deal to empower the 2000m Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic for Purebred Arabians to the tune of US $1M. Already…

On the way to the Dubai World Cup – Track Notes

Dubai Kahayla Classic and Dubai World Cup Track Notes March 27 27 March, 2014, Dubai ~ Group 1 $250,000 Kahayla Classic sponsored by Emaar – 2000m all weather  Mushrae (FR) – Mushrae (FR) came onto the all-weather track on Thursday morning and his trainer Jean-Pierre Totain was happy to see that he had recovered well…

Competition is high for Kahayla Classic win

March 26, 2014, Dubai ~ Trainer Majed Al Jahouri, 37, is enjoying a fruitful year, having now won 7 Group 1 races for Purebred Arabians for the UAE season for owner, Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Sheikh Mansour has not had a winner in this race since Mizzna in 2008.  Al Jahouri has trained the…

Countdown Continues to Group 1 $250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic

 26 March, 2014, Dubai, UAE ~ March 29 will see 9 races on the card at Meydan with the opening race at 16:30 (GMT+4), the PA – Group $250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic- 2000M(a10F) – All-Weather Track notes for a very rainy Dubai Day, Wednesday, March 26 Al Mamun Monlau (FR) – Al Mamun Monlau (FR), who is…

Dubai Track Notes – Group 1 Kahayla Classic

For Monday, 24 March, 2014 ~ Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic $250,000 – 2,000m all-weather Al Mamun Monlau (FR) – Al Mamun Monlau (FR), trained by Jean-François Bernard in France, has been in Dubai for a while and Elisabeth Garel, the trainer’s wife, said: “Al Mamun Monlau came onto the all-weather track this morning. He followed…

Kahayla Classic countdown set for Meydan March 8

March 5, 2014 – Meydan Racing ~ 2013 Kahayla Classic winner, Al Mamun Monlau is ready to defend his title starting with the run-up race, the third round of the Al Maktoum Challenge (G1) at Meydan Saturday, March 8. Al Mamun Monlau (Munjiz x Salalah De Monlau) is from Qatar’s newly formed Al Shaqab Racing and trained by Jean Francois…

Top Arabians In Nominations for G1 Kahayla Classic 2014

    February 11, 2014, Dubai ~ The possible entries for the March 29, 2014, US $250,000 World Cup Day Arabian Race Crown Jewel, the 2,000m Dubai Kahayla Classic have brought in 61 nominations to date. Run under Group 1 status for the first time in 1999, France, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates have put…

Harry Bentley takes Safir Bainuna to victory in Jebel Ali

February 7, 2014, Jebel Ali, UAE ~ Friday afternoon Jockey Harry Bentley continued his luck after having had two winners in Qatar on Thursday when driving Safir Bainuna (ELIOS DE CARRERE (FR) x Instigate by ZT Ali Baba (US) to victory in the only Purebred Arabian contest, the opening 1600m conditions race at Jebel Ali. Winning for the first…

Christophe Soumillon on his Kahayla Classic win today

March 30, 2013, Dubai Meydan ~ Christophe Soumillon, who rode Al Mamun Monlau into first place in the Group 1 Kahayla Classic said: “It was a perfect race for me. I followed Sheikh Hamdan’s horse (Versac PY) and when he went clear I switched between horses and chased after him. My horse had a lot…

Al Mamun Monlau Gives Qatar Second Win Second Year

 March 30, 2013, Dubai Meydan ~ The finish of the 18th edition of the Group 1 PA Dubai Kahayla Classic set the tone for Dubai World Cup night after Al Mamun Monlau produced a fabulous turn of foot to catch Versac PY as they went past the finish post. Only a short head separated the Jean-François…

Breaking news! Al Mamun Monlau wins Kahayla Classic

March 3o, 2013, 4:30am Dubai Meydan –  Alif Mabrouk ! Al Mamun Monlau (Munjiz (FR) x Salalah De Monlau (FR) by Tidjani), ridden by  Christophe Soumillion, added his name to the Group 1 Kahayla Classic win roster today, besting Versac PY by a nose at the finish. Third in was TM Fred Texas. The five-year old…

TM Fred Texas and Seraphin Du Paon go head-to-head in Kahayla Classic

 March 29, 2023, Dubai Meydan ~ The last two winners of the Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic, the traditional curtain raiser to the meeting and the Purebred Arabian equivalent of the Dubai World Cup, are among the maximum field of 16 declared this year. Last year TM Fred Texas denied the 2011 winner Seraphin…

Tadhg O’Shea to ride TM Junior Johnson In Kahayla Classic

Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic, March 30, first race on Dubai World Cup card -sponsored by Emaar Track Notes from Meydan March 29 Al Mamun Monlau – The daily routine continued for Al Mamun Monlau as he prepared for the Kahayla Classic at Meydan on Friday.  Again, the chestnut Arabian cantered a slow 1400 metres,…

Entries and Post Position Draw Dubai World Cup

   March 27, 2013, Dubai ~ Press Release – As excitement is building for the end of racing season in Dubai, capped by the March 30, Dubai World Cup, we are happy to publish information about the Kahayla Classic, and also the other eight races on the card. Post time: 4:30PM GS, World Clock, GMT…

TR Junior Johnson, TM Fred Texas on form for Dubai Kahayla Classic

Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by Emaar Areem, Naseem, Rahka, Musharab & Rasikh – Responsible for five of the 16 runners in the Dubai Kahayla Classic, Majed Al Jahouri has enjoyed a remarkable season for his main employer Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, competing a Group 1 clean sweep at Abu Dhabi,…

AF Kamaash wins at Jebel Ali Win Purebred Arabian race

Friday February 8, 2013, Jebel Ali, UAE ~Course specialist Kilt Rock registered his fifth Jebel Ali victory on Friday afternoon when winning the featured 1200m handicap, generously sponsored by Shadwell, the UK arm of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s breeding empire. HH Sh Hamdan bin Rashid UAE Breeders Society Challenge The only Purebred…

Thursday gives thrill to racegoers at Meydan

  February 7, 2013, Meydan, Dubai~ Silvestre De Sousa remains unbeaten on Godolphin’s Hunter’s Light after the pair won the featured Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge Round II in the 1900m all-weather feature at the fifth meeting of the 2013 Dubai World Cup Carnival. There was a track record in the Group 1 Purebred Arabian…

Quite A Show Stages A Surprise At Meydan Racecourse

December 20, 2012, Dubai ~ Doug Watson’s Purebred Arabian Claims Group 2 Mazrat Al Ruwayah Quite A Show sprang something of a surprise in the featured Group 2 Mazrat Al Ruwayah, defying a Group 1 penalty to land the 1600m contest, the only Purebred Arabian race on the card at Meydan on Thursday. Trained by…

Multiple Kahayla Classic Winner To Campaign Newbury Arabian Race Day Stars in UAE

November 5, 2012, UAE ~ Duffield Setting Sights on Quality In 2012/13 Season Gillian Duffield’s record in the world’s biggest Purebred Arabian races is exemplary. In fact the Dubai-based trainer has won every Arabian Group race in England and claimed four UAE Arabian trainers’ championships over the years. Yet for someone who has enjoyed so much…

DUBAI CAPITALE MONDIALE DU PUR SANG

     Submitted from Tunisia~ Après trois mois de “Carnival”, l’hippodrome dubaïote  proposait samedi 30 mars  sa réunion la plus prestigieuse et la plus riche de l’année, avec six épreuves au label de Groupe I. En tête d’affiche la course la plus richement dotée au monde : la Dubai World Cup (10.000.000 $) et  un total…

TM Tex Fred nabs Dubai Kahayla Classic

    Dubai March 31~ The 17th edition of the Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic went to Qatar for the second time after the US import TM Fred Texas stormed clear in the straight. He beat Seraphin Du Paon by one and three quarter lengths, while Timadit Al Mels finished a further three quarter lengths…

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…

Sheikh Zayed Cup, HH Fatima Cup races in Houston on Saturday

March 2, 2012 Houston, Texas ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup and the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup will be held at the Sam Houston Park Race Course on Saturday night. Six-year-old Grilla, winner of the Sheikh Zayed…

2012 Dubai Calendar of Equestrian Events

2012 – Dates to be added or changed as necessary Racing will return to Meydan for the 2011- 2012 season with a total of 21 meetings scheduled from November 10, 2011- March 31 Endurance – January 14-The HH Sheikh Mohammed bid Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup CEI*** Horse Show – March 15-17 Dubai International Horse…

Sahib Du Clos comes up Aces at Meydan

January 12, 2012~Dubai’s Meydan began the January 12 card with the opening round of the 1600m Purebred Al Maktoum Challenge R1, a Group 1 race on their All-weather track.  The field held some of the elite of Arabian racing of the region, sans the now retired, No Risk Al Maury, winner of this edition the…