Tag Archive for FEGENTRI

Quality field for Sheikh Zayed Cup in Pleasanton California as Sheikha Fatima Championship makes debut

July 5, 2013, Press Release  San Francisco ~ With only three rounds remaining before the grand finale of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR in Abu Dhabi later in November, ten lady jockeys have been declared to battle it out to the wire in the eighth round of the competition which…

Australian lady jockey Nikita McLean steals the show

January 17, 2013, Muscat~ Australian lady jockey Nikita McLean partnered Qabas to glory in the opening round of the 1600m HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak World Ladies Championship at Al Fulaij racecourse on here on Thursday night. Trained by Salim Al Hakamani on behalf of the Royal Cavalry Oman, the six-year-old son of Simoun Ben…

Racing Lady Rider Profiles

Veronika Aske, Norway DOB: 1986 Profession: TV Presenter First Racing License: 2004 Flat Wins: 9 Veronika Aske began her riding career with show jumpers. She was introduced to harness racing by her uncle who had a neighbor with a trotter. “I went over every day,” she said. Licensed to race since 2004, Veronika rides with…

Sanddpiper and TM Junior Johnson win big in Houston

 March 3, 2012, Houston, Texas ~ Oman’s Fatma Al Manji on Sanddpiper won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup after TM Junior Johnson scored handily in the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup on Saturday night at the Sam…

Lady riders compete in the Sultanate of Oman

January 2 was the date of the first competition of 2012 for the Fegentri World Championship Race for Lady Riders.  Riders competed on Purebred Arabian horses in Muscat, The Sultanate of Oman. General Secretary of Fegentri Susanna Santesson said, “I was introduced to His Majesty Sultan Quaboos. It was a great moment. He is such an extraordinary and…