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Thrilling Season Finale at Hereford

October 2, 2013, UK ~ The curtain came down on another thrilling season of Arabian racing with an action-packed seven-race card at Hereford, held under the banner of the Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) on Saturday, 28 September. Gill Duffield, whose Djakbar Des Forges  (Akbar x Djosera Des Forges), won the opening Wathba Stud Farm Cup…

Arabian Racing Organisation holds season finale at Hereford

September 24, 2013,The Racecourse, Newbury ~ After Newbury’s Sept 21, Wathba Stud Farm Cup which gave Sophia (Kerbella x Solange) the win followed by Awaafi for second then third Shadiya in an eleven horse field, the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) is staging its final fixture of the season at Hereford Racecourse Saturday, 28 September.  This…

H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Festival provides world first for UK’s ARO and Newbury

September 21, 2013, UK Press Release  ~  Details of the fifth anniversary World Arabian Horse Racing Conference 2014 and races worth a total of £100,000 were outlined at a press briefing held at The Racecourse Newbury today hosted by Lara Sawaya, Director, H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival.…

Victory for Tabarak in Doncaster showpiece

September 16, 2013, UK Press Release~  The Group 1 Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes for colts and geldings, fillies and mares with prize money of £150,000. Winning time: 1:48:18 HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani owned Tabarak (Nizam x Altese D’Aroco) came up with a sterling performance to win the GBP 150,000 Group…

Top field of eighteen head to Doncaster for Group 1 racing

September 11, 2013, UK ~ The world’s highest rated Purebred Arabian, Tabarak, has been declared for the Group 1 Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes which will be run as part of the Ladbrokes St Leger card at Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday, 14 September. Staged under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Mohamed…

World Arabian Horse Racing Conference London 2014 on stage at ADIHEX

September 7, 2013, Abu Dhabi- 2014 London UK The fifth edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference will be held in London, England, from May 28-30, 2014. After the three day Conference, on May 31, Newbury racecourse will host two Arabian races, a £30,000 ($47,000) HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Al Nahyan Ladies World Championship…

Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club classic entries increase to 38

September 5, 2013, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organization is happy to announce a strong field on tap for the September 14, Doncaster race. Four entries were added to the frame after Tuesday’s supplementary stage (3 September) for the Group 1 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes. Joining the 34 strong entries, including…

The Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon International Stakes looks at entries

 September 4, 2013, Great Britain ~ The Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon International Stakes (GR3) at Bath takes place Wednesday 4 September. This 1000m turf race promised €6,221.30 or 5,000.00GBP for 3 years + Entries: Aziz ASF (Amer x Aziza D’Aroco) owned by Sh. Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani Andaleeb (Jehol De Cardonne x Elisa du Paon) owned…

World Class Arabians Entered for Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club Classic Debut

August 11, 2013, UK ~ The world’s highest rated Purebred Arabian, Mkeefa, looks set for the Group 1 Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes which will be run as part of the Ladbrokes St Leger card at Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday, 14 September. Staged under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Mohamed Bin…

Weekend Wathba Stud Farm Cup Races in UK Herald Winners

 August 5, 2013, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organization is happy to announce the August 3 win of Al Majh’Hoor for the Hereford Wathba Stud Farm Cup Maiden Stakes, and Al Atique for the Wathba Stud Farm Cup Conditions Stakes, followed by the August 4, Newbury Wathba Stud Farm Cup Purebred Arabian Premier Handicap win of Munya Farah. August 3, Hereford Wathba Stud…

Wathba Stud Farm Cup Premier Handicap Stakes at Newbury

August 1, 2013, ARO in association with HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival announces the August 4, Wathba Stud Farm Cup Premier Handicap Stakes of 10F For Purebred Arabians, 3 yrs old & upwards, rated 0-90 ONE MILE, TWO FURLONGS or thereabouts. Entries: 1 ABHAR Mr J Smart 3…

Hereford and Newbury Command Top Wathba Stud Farm Cup Racing for August 3, 4

July 25, 2013, UK ~ August 3 at Hereford, UK, promises good fields for Wathba Stud Farm Cup Maiden Stakes and Wathba Stud Farm Cup Conditions Stakes. The August 3, 7 F Maiden commands a strong field of 17, while later that day, the 7 F Conditions race will see the Julian Smart trained, Mkeefa…

Djet Taouy wins Group 1 President of the UAE Cup at Newmarket

July 15, 2013, UK ~ Results are in for the  July 12, President of the UAE Cup Group 1 PA Purebred Arabians, 4 years old – 10Furlongs  -Prize Money £50,000 ($75,400) Djet Taouy (Dahess/Win Taouy) was ridden to the win by Paul Mulrennan. The 4-year-old is trained by D Dorenberg and was bred and is owned by Paul Daverio.…

Newmarket race cards up for Friday 12 July

July 11, 2013 ~PUREBRED ARABIAN RACE Racecards in association with HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival The President of the UAE Cup (UK Arabian Derby) (Group 1 PA)    10F For Purebred Arabians, 4yrs old only, ONE MILE TWO FURLONGS. Prize Fund £50,000 Julian Smart enters the Amer…

QREC sponsors top racing in Europe

July 1, UK ~ Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club(QREC) sponsored series of races continues with huge success in Europe. 30 July -Jean Francois Bernard trained Abu Alabyad (Akbar x Ortie), donning the silks of HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, claimed the QREC sponsored Coupe De France Des Sang Arabes at Chantilly racecourse on Sunday,…

Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club Premier Handicap Stakes At Newbury

 June 24, 2013, London ~ Rachel King has been seen to excellent effect a number of times on Syrah Gris, but he needs to have his head put in front right on the line which won’t be easy here.  Noble Athlete won well on Sunday and still looks fairly treated but carries a 6lb penalty for…

Areej wins Hawthorne Hill Stakes GR1

June 8, 2013 – Newbury ~ Areej came the winner at the First Gr 1 of the UK Arabian season, the  Hawthorn Hill International Stakes at Newbury – for Arabian Purebred, 4yrs old and upwards – 1m  2f   – Prize Money -Purse £ 30,000- $46, 670 Areej (Amer x Akie Croix Noir), trained by Julian Smart, ridden Seb…

Hawthorn Hill International Stakes

June 8, 2013, UK ~ A top class field is assembled for The Arabian Horse Organization Hawthorn Hill (on the Ascot Road) International Stakes on June 8th. Running for the first time as a Group 1 PA race this is the first Group race of the UK racing calendar. The field is led by Areej,…

Sunday 26 May the Original Purebred Arabian Classic Series goes to Ireland

24 May, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO)  is delighted to announce the third leg of the Arabian Classic Series with a superb field of 9 entrants for the 1600m President of The UAE Cup (Listed PA) to be run at The Curragh Racecourse in County Kildare, Ireland. Long thought of as the home of…

HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) returns to Newbury

May 16, 2013 -Press Release, London ~ Top Norwegian lady amateur jockey Veronika Aske will partner Al Kashif to launch her claim from stall three in the fifth round of the 2013 HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship at Newbury Racecourse, UK, on Saturday. Aske won the inaugural event at Newbury last year and…

Hereford Racecourse Re-Opens To Welcome Arabians

March 8, 2013, UK, Press Release ~ The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) is delighted to announce that Arabian Racing will return to Hereford racecourse in 2013! This venture is supported by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nayhan with 10 races throughout the year forming part of the prestigious Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing…

Dubai International Race Day triumph of Arabian Champions

       September 23, 2012, UK ~ Congratulations to all of the winners at Dubai International Race Day at Newbury Racecourse, the 30th Anniversary of Championship Arabian racing. The day, heralded with non stop rain, delivered trial and triumph for 89 runners. Results: Purebred Arabian Premier Handicap of 7F – Winning time: 01:37:16 Race…

Dubai Day Promises Premier Arabian Racing

Sunday 23 September, UK ~ Dubai Day at Newbury is one of the premier events of the British Arabian Racing Season and gives promise to see in action some of the best Arabian runners of the season gathered in one place. The first race to go off at 2PM for Purebred Arabians 4 yrs and…

Dubai International Arabian Race Day celebrates 30th Anniversary

Press Release September 17, 2012, UK ~ Staged under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, the Dubai International Arabian Race Day celebrates its 30th anniversary at Newbury Racecourse on Sunday, 23 September with record prize money and a fabulous array of attractions…

Nottingham Arabian racing a run-away for Smart trained horses

 August 27, 2102, Nottingham, UK ~ In continued exciting Arabian racing in the United Kingdom, Nottingham rolled out the red carpet for seven races on August 25. The day was a run-away for trainer, Julian Smart and Qatar owner, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani. The Alquram Beach Maiden Stakes, 3ys and up saw Al…

Scyphios finds firm footing to win at Newbury

August 22, 2012, UK ~   The Royal Cavalry of Oman has been the Arabian Racing Organisation’s Associate Sponsor since 2011, generously sponsoring a total of 31 races with ARO during the current UK racing season. These races have included a series of handicaps which qualified runners for the Premier Handicap Final held at Newbury…

Newbury announces entries for August 18 Oman Handicap Stakes

 August 16, 2012, UK ~The Royal Cavalry of Oman Premier Handicap Stakes (SeriesFinal) 8F is set to go off on Saturday, 18 August at the Newbury race course. Sponsored by the Royal Cavalry of Oman, their representative will present a memento to the winning Owner, Trainer and Jockey. Prize Fund: £6,000 For Purebred Arabians, 3 yrs…

Verdora tops field of 13 at Newbury in Wathba Stud Farm Cup

  August 5, 2012 Newbury Race Course UK ~Newbury Wathba Stud Farm Cup Premier Handicap Stakes for Purebred Arabians hit the seventh round in the UK on Sunday August 5. Details: 10F on Turf 3 yrs old and up 2000m €6,000 prize money and bonus for the winning breeder of the first horse past the post registered…

Harran wins Royal Cavalry of Oman Stakes at Huntingdon

    July 28, 2012,Huntingdon Race Course ~ Harran (Burning Sand x Aziza D’Aroco) zinged into first a half length over Scyphios (Al Nasr x Dalina Des Fabries) in the 7 Furlong race for Purebred Arabians, 3 yrs old and up. Owned by Al Shahania Stud, Harran’s run time was 1:33 under the hands of M…

Newbury to hold 30th Anniversary of Dubai International Arabian Raceday

Press Release, Arabian Racing Organization  Record Prize Money Confirmed for Sunday 23 September, 2012      July 25, 2012~ 2012 marks the 30th Anniversary of Dubai International Arabian Raceday, staged under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance. His Excellency Mirza Al Sayegh confirmed…

Jaafer takes the Al Shahania Stud International Stakes at Newbury

July 14  Al Shahania Stud International Stakes Purebred Arabians, 3 yrs old 10F Full enty list: http://wp.me/p26iCL-13J Results: 1 Jaafer   win time:  02:34:07 2 Tidarbret 3 Areej 4 Mu’Azzaz 5 Asraa Min Albarq 6 Vizir Des Cedres 7 Eustral 8 Sandababa 9 Tzar Du Paon N/RHaydar Al Khalediah N/ROmans Oro MHF Please follow and…

Newbury lines up for Al Shahania Stud International Stakes 14 July

July 12, 2012, Newbury, UK ~ The Al Shahania Stud sponsored race for Purebred Arabians, 3 yrs old & upwards will go off at 10F on Saturday 14 July at Newbury. Notes: A top class conditions race with the field having amassed well over £5 million pounds in prize money.  Stable companions Eustral and Tzar…