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DIAR 2020 Calendar of Races

25 November 2019, UK ~ The Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) Committee and their partners are delighted to announce the dates for the DIAR European Prep Series in 2020, culminating in the flagship event at Newbury racecourse on Sunday, July 26. 17 DIAR prep races in Europe There will be 17 DIAR prep races in…

The Qatar International Stakes (Gr1 PA) Focuses on Quality Entries

1 August is the first stage of the $1,000,000 Bonus Doha Triple Crown28 June, 2018 ~ The prestigious Qatar International Stakes (GR 1 PA) that will be run at the Qatar Goodwood Festival on Wednesday, 1 August 2018, promises an exciting renewal both in quality and quantity in terms of entries in the early closing…

Wathba Stud Farm Cup, Hereford, Won by Callymay

Callymay win keeps Thomas, Walker on top 8 June 2016, Hereford, UK ~ Delyth Thomas’s Callymay stole the thunder in the eight-race Wathba Stud Farm Cup meeting held in Hereford on Sunday, 5 June under the umbrella of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Callymay made it…

Royal Cavalry of Oman Increases UK Arabian Racing Sponsorship for 2016

17 May 2016, UK, The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) is honored with the Royal Cavalry of Oman’s decision to add to their sponsorship of Purebred Arabian racing in the UK for the 2016 season. The 20 races under sponsorship include two full meetings at Chelmsford City Racecourse on 1 July and 25 September, whilst they…

ARO Welcomes Debbie Burt as Public Relations and Media Executive

4 January 2015, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO), the sole authority for Arabian Horseracing in the UK operating with the support of the British Horseracing Authority, today announced the appointment of Debbie Burt of Equine Creative Media as their dedicated Public Relations and Media Executive. “ARO is delighted to welcome Debbie to the…

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…

Al Atique Gains First Group 1 PA at Doncaster

QREC Harwood International Stakes Group 1 PA 201415 September 2014, UK ~ In front of a crowd of over 30,000, AL ATIQUE (Amer x Somra) gained his first Group 1 PA victory for his owner breeder HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani. Held over a mile on Doncaster’s historic Town Moor racecourse, the £150,000 race…

Leading Moroccan Arabian joins Doncaster ranks

4 September 2014, UK ~ One of Morocco’s leading Arabians has joined the line-up for the £150,000 Group 1 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes at Doncaster Racecourse on Saturday, 13 September following yesterday’s supplementary entry stage. Djarnizam Maamora, owned by Morocco’s Jalobey Racing (Nizam x Djarnila Lotoise by Djarni Des Forges) and winner of 10 of his…

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,…

International lady riders’ eye HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship glory at Newbury

May 17, 2013, London ~ Press Release ~  Leading Arab and Omani lady jockey Salima Al Taleei, will be once again among 12 international riders who make the lineup in the UK qualifier as the fifth round of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) gets underway at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Sectional Timing for the Group 1 Newmarket UAE Derby

Press Release July 1, 2012, Newmarket ~Owners and trainers of runners in Friday’s Arabian Derby, The President of the UAE Cup, will be able to review Sectional Timing and Tracking data (STATS) for the first time for a major event in the Arabian racing calendar. The Group 1 race for Pure Bred Arabians forms part…

Tidarbret bests field at The President of the UAE Cup, Ireland

       May 28, UK ~ On Sunday 27 May 2012 at The Curragh Racecourse, the second leg of the renowned President of the UAE Cup Series; The Original Arabian Purebred Classic Series, was run under beautiful blue skies on Irish 1000 Guineas Day. A field of 5 top quality horses with some very significant jockey…