Tag Archive for HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahayan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival

Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown Draws 14 Runners

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World’s Richest Arabian Race8 November 2018, Abu Dhabi ~ The €1.2million Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (G1 PA), is the highlight of the Friday, 9 November 2018 six-race card at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club. Fourteen have been declared including RB Burn, the first past the post in the two most recent…

The Arabian Racing Cup Congratulates 2016 Darley Awards Winners

Paddys Day to compete in €1.2 million HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown in Abu Dhabi10 April 2017, Los Angeles, California, USA ~ Paddys Day topped off an outstanding season in 2016 by winning the coveted Horse of The Year trophy as well as Older Horse, at the 30th annual Darley Awards…

Eight Start in Sheikh Zayed Cup On Frozen Lake at St Moritz Festival

Sheikh Zayed Cup 2017 starts in Switzerland12 February 2017, St Moritz, Switzerland ~ The premier race series of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival – the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup – begins on the snow tracks of the frozen lake at St Moritz, Switzerland on…

World Arabian Horse Racing Conference 2017 in Marrakesh, Morocco

Darley Awards in Hollywood on 31 March 20177 October 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Marrakesh, Morocco, will play host to the eighth edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference, (WAHRC) from 1-7 May 2017, under the umbrella of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Ms. Lara Sawaya, Executive…

Exciting Month Ahead for HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Festival in the UK

Hereford Racecourse and Sandown Park benefit from increased patronage 3 August 2016, UK ~ August is a very exciting month for the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Festival in the UK, with two full race days at Hereford Racecourse, featuring 11 Wathba Stallions and Wathba Stud Farm Cup races for UK domestic horses. However,…

Tips galore for jockeys on weight control

Educative discussions on day one of WAHRC27 May 2016, Rome, Italy ~ It was an important and highly educative day at the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s first of the three-day World Arabian Horse Racing Conference (WAHRC) in Rome, Italy, on 26 May 2016. Thursday’s opening session…

Sweden’s Nilsson Clinches First in Ladies World Championship, Toulouse

Muraaqib scores in Sheikh Zayed Cup23 April 2016 – France ~ Muraaqib, owned by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Prix De Carthage – Hannibal) Group 2 race at the Toulouse Hippodrome…

Global Festival Wins UAE Sports Award For Second Year

24 March 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival was the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award for 2015 in the field of sports for the second year in a row at the annual awards function. H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,…

Amateur Jockey, Sara Vermeersch, is on the Way to Abu Dhabi in November

20 March 2016, USA ~ Sara Vermeersch – Congratulations on your win of the fourth leg of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR Cup on Royal Richess at the Sam Houston Race Park in Texas. Although only 21 years old, Sara has ridden 28 races with 5 wins, 2 places, and…

Mills rides Kuheilan Al Adiyat to victory in Bahrain

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR)in Bahrain provides win for Britain19 March 2016, Bahrain ~ Trainer Alan Smith, winner of last year’s inaugural HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR)in Bahrain, extended that domination with another win…

Australia’s National Day Race sees Dutch rider Win on Warrawee Naaziq

Cindy Klinkenberg wins HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race in Caulfield, Australia26 January 2016, Caulfield, Australia ~ The holiday crowd cheered as Purebred Arabians competed under invited lady jockeys from around the world in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on 26 January at the Victoria…

Apprentice Jockey Fitzpatrick Wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup with Madjanthis

HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup Madjanthis gives Apprentice jockey Fitzpatrick first win in eighth attempt in the UAE7 December 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The Ernst Oertel-trained Madjanthis under Apprentice jockey Robert Fitzpatrick won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud…

HH Sheikha Fatima Cup CEN 100km Stages at Al Wathba

Over 100 lady riders for HH Sheikha Fatima Cup on Saturday, 28 November27 November 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Over 100 lady riders are expected to start in the Saturday 28 November endurance ride at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. “The…

Apprentice Jockey Magnin Wins Tarbes, France Race

French jockey Isis Magnin wins HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice Race12 October 2015, Tarbes, France ~ French Apprentice lady jockey Isis Magnin on the 4-year-old Awn Al Aidarous-owned Burj Al Arab won the Prix Fleur d’Avril HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship race in Tarbes on Sunday, 11 October, to become the…

Labwah Wins First HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Race in Norway

Labwah wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup21 July 2015, Norway ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival made its debut in Norway with a Wathba Stud Farm Cup race in Ovrevoll earlier this month. Labwah, trained by Mrs. Pia Hoiom and ridden by Pers-Anders Graberg won the 1800-metre…

Italy Named as Host for 7th World Arabian Racing Conference, 2016

Spectacular end to WAHRC event in Warsaw30 May 2015, Warsaw, Poland ~ The Wilonow Palace, a 17th century castle which survived the two World Wars stands as a reminder of Poland as it was in its glory. The castle was the backdrop for a spectacular show that highlighted both the castle as well as the…

IFHRA Unveils Racing Scholarship Fund

29 May 2015, Warsaw, Poland ~ The International Federation of Horse Racing Academies, IFHRA, at its General Assembly meeting held on Friday, 29 May 2015, at Marriott Hotel, Warsaw, Poland, unveiled an innovative IFHRA Racing Scholarship Fund (RSF) and also admitted 14 new members to the Federation. An amount of US $100,000 has been earmarked for the…

World Arabian Horse Racing Conference 2015 Poland

Program for Warsaw 26 May – 1 June World Arabian Horse Racing Conference 2015 Poland The Program for Warsaw the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference Poland 2015 live on YAS TV and www.sheikhmansoorfestival.com 26 and 27 May Arrival of guests 27 May 10 am IFAHR Ex Committee meeting at Marriott Warsaw Press Conference at 7pm…

Fareedha wins in Ghlin, Belgium

Gazel T wins Wathba Cup for fourth year in a row in Sweden21 May 2015, Sweden ~ Gazel T and the Wathba Stud Farm Cup seem inseparable when it comes to racing at the Jagersro race track in Sweden. The 7-year-old son of Prince d‘Orient registered his fourth successive win in as many years in the…

Star-Studded Field for the Prix Carthage – Hannibal – HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Gr 2PA)

2014 winner, Sir Bani Yas, Djet Taouy, and Valentin are all starting in Friday’s 2000-metre turf contest with a prize fund of €35,00017 April 2015, Toulouse, France ~ 10 horses go to post on Friday in the Prix Carthage – Hannibal – HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan  (Gr 2PA), the first leg of the…

French rider, Mercier, Tops Field in Morocco Arabian Horse Race

Mercier Wins Morocco leg of HH Sheikha Fatimabint Mubarak World Championship race11 April 2015, Casablanca, Morocco ~ Leading French professional lady jockey Justin Mercier steered Yakout Al Boraq home to win the 6th leg of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship…

The Darley Awards Live from Hollywood

Watch the Darley Awards live on Friday, 3 April 2015, at 7 pm – From Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre Live coverage of the 2015 Darley Awards is courtesy of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. 2015 ~ Arabian racing culminates with the excitement of the Darley Awards in one…

Al Mehairi on Mureib storms to CEI 3* HH President’s Cup win

Saeed Mohammed Khalifa Al Mehairi came up with an outstanding effort riding Mureib in the final stage of the race to win the His Highness The President of the United Arab Emirates Endurance Cup, a 160-km event organized by the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival at the…

Entrants For First 2015 Festival Ladies Racing Series in Oman

2015 action in HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival kicks off in Muscat on 16 January15 January 2015, Muscat, Oman ~ The seventh year of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival gets off to a roaring start with ten lady jockeys vying for honors in the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak…

Prize Money, Awards on tap for Abu Dhabi HH Sheikha Fatima Endurance Cup for Ladies

Dh 300,000 and five 4WD cars up for grabs28 November 2014, Abu Dhabi ~ Over 100 riders from the UAE, Gulf, Arabia and far parts of the world will start in the 4th edition of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup to be…

HH Mansoor Festival, Abu Dhabi Falconers Club Form Bond  

24 November 2014, Abu Dhabi ~ A press conference Sunday 23 November in Abu Dhabi made the announcement that the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Race Festival has formed a strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Falconers’ Club. The  partnership will include the falconers as part of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak…

Federation of Racing Schools, Academies Initiated in Abu Dhabi

9 November 2014, Abu Dhabi ~ Notwithstanding the tremendous success achieved by the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs has initiated the start of a Federation to nurture and…

Abu Dhabi Launches Season With G3 Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan Cup

Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak World Championships3 November 2014, Abu Dhabi ~ The culmination of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak World Championships and the valuable Group 3 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup, are the undoubted highlights as racing returns to the Abu Dhabi turf on Sunday evening 9 November. With a Dhs420,000 prize fund,…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Festival Adds Races for 2015

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival increases Apprentice races to nine in 2015  7 November 2014, Abu Dhabi~ The Purebred Arabian horse racing fraternity, assembled in Abu Dhabi for the finals of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival events, got a sneak preview of the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, which…

Abu Dhabi gears up to stage HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Finale

3 November, 2014, Abu Dhabi ~ The stage is set for the grand finales of the sixth edition of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival under the slogan of One World, 6 Continents. The six-day festival kicks off on Tuesday with the official draw of the HH Sheikha…

Oman scores Toulouse win with Sylvine Al Maury

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group 3) French Arabian Breeders Challenge Classic31 October 2014, Toulouse, France ~ French trainer Jean-Francois Bernard wrapped up the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup series in Europe with a superb win in Toulouse,…

Entries in Place for FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Horses 2014

Sheikh Mansoor Festival sponsors FEI World Endurance 26 September 2014, Bratislava, Slovakia  ~  A field of 48 riders including five hopefuls from the UAE will compete for top honors in the CEI 4* 120km FEI ride for seven-year-old horses based at Samorin, Slovakia on Saturday 27 September. The race will have five phases and will begin at 8 am.…