Tag Archive for Arabian Racing France

AFAC and the French racing system top down

Special Horsereporter Report ~ France has long been a leading force in horse racing. In 1776 the first racecourse opened on the Plaine des Sablons followed by Fontainebleau and Vincennes. By 1801 Arabians were arriving from the Middle East and competing on French race tracks. Napoleon I had seen the lighter energetic Arabians carrying the Egyptian…

Dahess sold to Qatar’s Sheikh Joann bin Hamad Al Thani

BREAKING NEWS: September 18, 2013 France ~ Dahess (Amer), the Champion Arabian Stallion, has recently been sold by FBA, Jean-Pierre Déroubais to Sheikh Joann bin Hamad Al Thani of Qatar. Jean-Pierre Déroubais speaks about this amazing stallion: “I can say that DAHESS is a little bit my baby. I fell in love with him when he…

Muntasar wins Doha Cup in Deauville

August 10, 2013, Deauville, France ~ Prix Manganate – Alban de Mieulle trained Muntasar (Majd Al Arab x Danie Du Cassou) produced a sparkling gallop in the final furlong of the 2,000-metre race to pulverize his five opponents in Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club sponsored Doha Cup (Prix Manganate) held at Deauville racecourse in France on Saturday,…

Al Mamun Monlau proves again at UAE President Cup Group 1 at St. Cloud

June 23, 2013, Doha ~ HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani owned Al Mamun Monlau came up with yet another sterling performance while clinching the Coupe of the UAE President Cup (Grp 1 PA – 4 Years old and upward) at St. Cloud racecourse, France on Sunday, 23 June 2013. Sporting the colors of Al…

QREC sponsors Coupe De France at Chantilly

June 24, 2013, Doha ~ The Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club announced today that  as part of the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club’s (QREC) strategy to promote and enhance pure Arabian racing overseas, the ongoing series of QREC sponsored Arabian races continues in Europe. The coming event is the Coupe de France des Pur-Sang Arabes for…

Mushrae wins at Chantilly

June 16, 2013, Chantilly, France ~ One of 9 races on the 16 June card along with the Prix De Diane was the Arabian Derby for 4 years +, Prize money of €150,000 sponsored by Al Shahania Stud. The winner was Mushrae (Munjiz x Djezika by Dormane) capturing his third race in a row with Christophe…

Toulouse Racing Shapes End of Conference Excitement

June 11, 2013, Toulouse, France ~ HH Sheikh Tahnoon’s Lady Wish wins Zayed Cup in Toulouse Lady Wish owned by Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy National Security Advisor came up with a brilliant finish under jockey Ioritz Mendizabal to win the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s…

Racing news from Toulouse

19th April 2013, Toulouse, France –   Prix de l’Elevage (Gr.2 PA – 4YO Fillies – 2.000m)  ONE TWO FOR THE ROYAL CAVALRY OF OMAN Vahess du Croate (Dahess) and Myra de Monlau (Munjiz) had their first race of the season on Friday night in Toulouse. They both race under the same ownership : the Royal Cavalry of Oman,…

Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Weekend Promises Championship Racing

   October 5, 2012, Paris ~ Preparations are underway in Paris for the 91st edition of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, held under the sponsorship of the State of Qatar as Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. In addition to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe for Thoroughbreds, Sunday promises a look at…

Sandeed and Ijad win HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed races at Craon, France

September 1, 2012,  Craon, France ~  Press release: A large crowd witnessed some top quality Purebred Arabian racing at the Craon racecourse about 300 kms from the French capital of Paris on Saturday evening. In a double treat, Sandeed scored a surprise win under Gerald Avranche in the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group…

Joyous Dream Lands Wathba Stud Farm Cup in France

     August 14, 2012, Aurillac Racecourse ~ Joyous Dream did everything right under Fabrice Billiere to claim the 10th round of the Prix Danbik – The Wathba Stud Farm Cup at the Aurillac Racecourse on Monday, the oldest French racecourse in the Auvergne.  The four-year-old son of Al Sakbe is trained by JF Bernard on…

Umm Qarn’s Tabarak wins Doha Cup at Deauville

      August 11, 2012, Deauville, France~ HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani owned Tabarak established his credentials as a top notch performer, while asserting his supremacy in spectacular fashion, beating a credible field, en route to lifting the Doha Cup at the Deauville race course on Saturday. This event was sponsored by Qatar Racing…

Qatar’s Dahor De Brugere wins Al Rayyan Cup at Deauville

PRIX KESBEROY GR.1PA August 08, 2012, Deauville, France ~ Sporting the colours of HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani, Dahor De Brugère clinched the Al Rayyan Cup at Deauville racecourse in France on Tuesday. The Dahess progeny, Dahor De Brugere came with a spirited run in the final furlong to overhaul Mushrae in the shadow…

Mizzna son, Merzal, wins at La Teste

Press Release July 28, 2012, France ~  Merzal and Shagra de Jos continued the impressive performances of the horses owned by HH  Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi. They did everything right to land the 1,900m Prix Akbar and the 1,900m Prix Mangalied D Albert (PA) respectively at the La Teste Racecourse, France…