Tag Archive for Arabian Racing UAE

RB Lam Tara Breaks Impressive Maiden for Lemartinel in Abu Dhabi

27 November, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club raced for the third time this season on Sunday evening, 25 November 2018, with a six-race card with added drama provided by the persistent rain in which it was contested. The opening 1400m conditions contest, restricted to 3-year-olds foaled in the UAE, went to AF…

Paddys Day Wins Mazrat Al Ruwayah at Meydan

Darley Awards Nominations 2017

He has won over 1 Million US Dollars 15 February 2018, Dubai, UAE ~ Settled at the back of the six-horse field for most of the 1,600 metre trip run on a fast dirt track at Meydan Racecourse, the seven-year-old Paddy’s Day (Burning Sand) made smooth progress inside the final three furlongs to comfortably go…

New Trainer, Danny Murphy for Al Ain

Danny and Scat Daddy filly

20 September 2017, Al Ain, UAE ~ Top trainer Danny Murphy, who has saddled more than 1000 winners during a distinguished career, is the latest name to set up base at Al Ain Racecourse. Irish-born Murphy will train primarily for Farook Racing, and currently has 13 horses in his care, all Thoroughbreds. “I’m very happy…

Qassam W’rsan Brings Wickham 100th UAE Winner

HARC eligible Qassam W’rsan (Monarch AH (US) x Cash On The Spot (US) by Sam Tiki (US) stormed to victory in the last race at Sharjah on 17 December, in the Longines 2000m (10 f) UAE Bred Conditions for Purebred Arabians, giving trainer Jaci Wickham her 100th UAE winner. Qassam W’rsan‘s owner, His Highness Sheikh…

Draw Delivers Highs and Lows in ‘One World, 6 Continents, Abu Dhabi The Capital’ Championship

8 November 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s ‘One World, 6 Continents, Abu Dhabi The Capital’ extravaganza got off to a smooth start with an open draw at the National Archives on Tuesday for the €1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al…

Runners Announced for Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel (Group 1)

2015 winner, Kalino

13 November line up includes 2015 winner Kalino, US Triple Jewel champion Paddys Day for Euros 1.2m race24 October, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The second running of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Euros 1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Crown Jewel-IPIC (Group 1)…

Festival’s 7-race card for Purebred Arabians in Hereford on Sunday

Fifty-nine horses have been declared for 7 races in the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Festival6 August, Hereford, United Kingdom ~ The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) holds the third of four full fixtures for Purebred Arabians at Hereford on Sunday, 7 August, with all meetings run under the generous sponsorship of the HH…

Estourah Wins Handicap at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club

Huyam strikes for Al Alawi in Wathba Stud Farm Cup23 November 2015, Aubu Dhabi, UAE ~ Eric Lemartinel saddled the 1-2 in the main Purebred Arabian race, a 2200m handicap, with Wayne Smith and Estourah (AL NASR(FR) denying Tadhg O’Shea and RB Rich Surprise at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club racecourse on Sunday, 22 November…

Four U.S. Horses Headed to the World’s Richest Arabian Race

13 October, Aurora, Colorado ~ Four of America’s finest Arabian race horses are headed to Abu Dhabi for the world’s richest Arabian race: The EUR 1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (Group 1) on 8 November 2015 at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club. “The United States plays a significant role in…

Al Naboodah, Lemartinel Top Abu Dhabi Wathba Stud Farm Cup series

O’Shea wins car as capital’s top jockey17 March 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival honored the winners in the Wathba Stud Farm Cup series of races after the 15th and final race at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday evening, 15…

O’Shea Leads in With Sheikh Down for 1, 2, 3 for Al Asayl

30 January 2015, Al Ain, UAE ~ The second leg of the Al Ain Marathon Series, a 3200m conditions contest, was the highlight at Al Ain on Friday evening and produced a thrilling finish with Al Asayl stable companions Sheikh Down (Calin Du Loup (FR) x Burning Firestar (US) by BIG EASY (US), Burj Khalifa and Munzade…

Longines Presents Opening Dubai World Cup Carnival on 8 January 2015

7 January 2015 ~ Meydan Pillar Partner and Official Timekeeper, Longines presents the opening US$915,000 Dubai World Cup Carnival card of 2015 on Thursday January 8, 2015. The meeting will be highlighted by the first rounds of the Al Maktoum Challenge races for Purebred Arabians and Thoroughbreds and the Listed Singspiel Stakes. The meeting begins with…

Najem S’Heel and Tadhg O’Shea Claim Opening Sprint Series Round at Al Ain

19 December 2014 ~Al Ain, UAE ~ The opening round of the Al Ain Sprint series went down to champion jockey, Tadhg O’Shea on Najem S’Heel (BIG EASY (US) x LAZIA LOTOISE (FR) by Kesberoy). Trainer Saifaldin Deeb was responsible for the winner, a 1000m victor on the Abu Dhabi turf on his previous start on 7…

Deeb-trained Naj S’hail scores under De Sousa in Abu Dhabi Wathba Cup

7 December 2014, Abu Dhabi ~ Najm S’hail under Silvestre De Sousa locked out Girl Powerr ridden by Saeed Al Mazrouei in a strong finish in the Wathba Stud Farm Cup For Private Owners Only contested over 1000 metres at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday 7 December. Trained by Saifaldin Deeb at Al Falah Stables, the six-year-old son of…

Unique De La Garde Provides Victory for Polish Jockey in Abu Dhabi

Sunday 30 November 2014, Abu Dhabi ~ Szczepan Mazur partnered unfancied Unique De La Garde to victory in the third round of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private Owners Only Purebred Arabian Conditions over 2200m at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club here on…

Ghalib lands Al Ain Feature for Ffrench and Jahouri

21 November 2014 ~ Al Ain, UAE ~ Ghalib won the featured 1600m Conditions race at Al Ain Racecourse’s second meeting of the season on Friday afternoon, 20 November under a power packed finish from Royston Ffrench. One of the first off the bit, the Majed Al Jahouri-trained runner took a long while to get…

Bigg N Rich Looking to Score at Al Ain on Friday

Last Season’s Al Ain Mile Prep Winner Could Star for Lemartinel 20 November 2014, Al Ain, UAE ~ Bigg N Rich (FALINA DES FABRIES x Viraac (US) by Virgule Al Maury) developed something of a liking for Al Ain last season and is shaping up as the one to beat in Friday’s featured 1600m Conditions race at…

O’Shea Leads Home on Bedayer Al Asayl at Sharjah’s First Meet of the Season

1 November 2014, Sharjah, UAE ~ As racing returned to the Sharjah dirt on Saturday the best of the Purebred Arabian action was a 2000m handicap where Dane O’Neill had tried to make all the running on Watson’s Fantastique MHF and the tactic looked like it might work. As the runners turned for home, Champion Jockey,…

Racing Returns to the UAE

30 October 2014, UAE ~ Racing returns to the UAE on Friday, 31 October, with a competitive six-race Thoroughbred card at Jebel Ali. HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum sponsors the 1000m sprint handicap through Shadwell with prize money of 120,000 AED ($33,000). HH Sheikh Hamdan’s stables have 4 runners entered in the race. 1 November marks…

Rabbah De Carrere Makes Clean Sweep for Trainer Majed Al Jahouri

By winning the Dubai Kahyala Classic, sponsored by EMAAR, the opening race on Dubai World Cup night, Rabbah de Carrere (FR) ensured that his trainer Majed Al Jahouri made it a clean sweep of Group 1 PA races in the UAE this season. March 29, 2014, Dubai ~ Ridden by Olivier Peslier, Rabbah de Carrere…

On the Way to Dubai World Cup – Track Notes March 28

See what the trainers say about the horses – Kahayla Classic and Dubai World Cup Track Notes for March 28Group 1 $250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic Track Notes for Friday, 28 March, 2014 Mushrae (FR) – Mushrae (FR) came onto the all-weather track on Friday morning together with Cirrus des Aigles and his trainer Jean-Pierre Totain said:…

Purebred Arabian Al Mamun Monlau Faces Tough Task in Kahayla Title Defense

2013 Winner Bids to Become Third to Land Consecutive Wins  March 27, 2014, Dubai ~ Al Mamun Monlau (FR) will attempt to become only the third horse in the history of the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic to win the race back to back when he faces the starter on Saturday afternoon. Alanudd won the…

Dubai Track Notes and Race Card Kahayla Classic

March 25 Track Notes for Dubai World Cup Kahayla ClassicTuesday, 25 March, 2014, Dubai, UAE ~ Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahahyla Classic 2000m all-weather AF Lafeh (AE) – Jockey Royston Ffrench said: “He has been running well all season but this is a very strong renewal.”  Al Mamun Monlau (FR) – Al Mamun Monlau (FR), last…

Al Ain Final Meet Features Al Ain Mile and 3,000m Handicap

    March 19, 2014, Al Ain, UAE ~ Al Ain Racecourse stages its fifth and final meeting of the season on Thursday, March 20, and a highlight will be the fifth race, the Al Ain Mile, a 1600m conditions race. Bigg N Rich, already a dual course and distance winner, is one of ten in the mix for the…

Oertel and O’Shea Land Sharjah Showpiece in Season Conclusion

March Meeting Concludes Sharjah 2013/14 SeasonMarch 15, 2014, Sharjah, UAE ~ Sharjah’s final meeting of the season on March 15 was highlighted by the track’s showpiece Ruler Of Sharjah 1700m condition which was more of a procession by the Ernst Oertel-trained Molahen El Alhan (AL NASR (FR) x FLORINE DE CARRERE (FR) under Tadhg O’Shea. Champion Jockey O’Shea took…

Arabians in Action at Concluding Abu Dhabi Meet

March 15, 2014, Abu Dhabi ~  Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan and trainer, MajedAl Jahouri bid for seventh Group 1 victory of season Sunday’s final meeting of the season at Abu Dhabi features not only the Group 1 Purebred Arabian Emirates Championship but also their biggest Thoroughbred race of the season, the Group 3 Abu…

Areem Claims Second Consecutive All-Emirati National Day Cup Victory

Sunday December 8, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ Areem (Mahabb (AE) – Canelle De Carrere (FR) by Djamel) landed the 1600m  Group 1 Purebred Arabian National Day Cup at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, December 8, for owner Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan under the able hands of Ahmad Atjebi. In doing so, he becomes the fourth…

Bigg N Rich shows great strides at Meydan – Watch the race!

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December 5, 2013, Dubai ~  Bigg N Rich (FALINA DES FABRIES (FR) -x Viraac by Virgule Al Maury) under Gerald Avranche for top UAE trainer, Eric Lemartinel, won the 1600m Mazrat Al Ruwayayah on December 5. In the field of 10, Awam and Laamma came in second and third. The winning time was 1:47:83.     Full…

Sheikh Hamdan Runners in Double Form at Sharjah

Saturday November 23, 2013, Sharjah, UAE ~  Impressive Rafeej Claims 1200m Track Record HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his retained jockey, Dane O’Neill, claimed two victories at Sharjah on Saturday afternoon and combined with the two easiest winners on the six race card. Both their winners won by eight lengths with pride of…

UAE’s Al Ain racecourse now debuts January 31, 2014

October 12, 2013, Dubai ~ Al Ain’s Al Nakheel race track, which is set to become the fifth racecourse in the UAE during the 2013-2014 UAE racing season, will host its much-anticipated first race meeting next year, according to a revised schedule announced by the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) on Tuesday. The new track at…

UAE Starts Racing Season November 1

October 10, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ The dates for the UAE’s 2013-2014 racing season have been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The new season’s inaugural day of racing will be held at…

November 1 Start of UAE 2013-2014 Racing Schedule at Jebel Ali

Wednesday August 28, 2013 Press Release Abu Dhabi ~ The dates for the UAE’s 2013-2014 racing season have been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA). The new season’s inaugural day of racing will be…