Tag Archive for HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan

HH Sheikh Mansoor-owned Naziq wins Group 1 at Chantilly

QATAR TOTAL ARABIAN TROPHY DES JUMENTS Won by Naziq2 October 2016, Chantilly, France ~ Naziq, owned by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs drove to a great win by jockey Jean-Bernard Eyquem in the Euros 150,000 Group 1 Qatar Total Arabian Trophy Des…

IFHRA Panel Meets in Rome

Focus on weight control, injured jockeys27 May 2016, Rome, Italy ~ Over 38 representatives from 30 different countries attended the fifth General Assembly meeting of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies, (IFHRA), which was held on 27 2016, at the Rome Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts, in Rome, Italy. The meeting, held on the…

Fajr Qardabiyah wins Wathba Cup in Duindigt

16 May 2016, Duindigt, The Netherlands ~ HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival staged the first of its three Wathba Stud Farm Cup races to be held at the Duindigt racecourse in The Netherlands on Sunday, 15 May 2016, where the favorite, Fajr Qardabiyah trained by Karin van…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Year Book launched at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair

27 April 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Year Book for 2015 was launched at the 26th edition of the 2016 Abu Dhabi International Book Fair which opened at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, 27 April 2016.…

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Arabian Awards, US Darley Awards 1 April

Glittering ceremony on the stage at Hollywood’s Dolby Theater31 March 2016 ~ It is appropriately dubbed as the ‘Oscars’ of Arabian Racing- the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Arabian Awards and the US Darley Awards – which will light up the Dolby Theater in, Hollywood, California, on Friday, 1 April 2016. The HH Sheikh…

Al Nabooda Leads a Treble at Abu Dhabi Racing

17 January 2016, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Its been a landmark season for Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, a prominent local owner-breeder. On Sunday, 17 January, he continued his winning ways to celebrate a three-timer at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club’s meeting in the nation’s capital. Al Nabooda’s tally for the season is now 17, already…

Sandown Park Racecourse Hosts Apprentice World Championship Race

Sandown Park to host HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice World Championship race 19 August 2015, UK ~ 10 horses are the final entries for the UK leg of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) on 21 August at Sandown Park Racecourse. The full day, including the supporting Thoroughbred six-race-card, is sponsored by the…

Double for Powell in HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival races in Pleasanton, California

Paddys Day on course for Triple Jewel6 July 2015, California ~ Paddys Day kept himself in contention for the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s newly-introduced Triple Jewel bonus of US$150,000 with a superb win in the second leg in Pleasanton, California, on Sunday, 5 July. Ridden by…

Grade A Sheikh Zayed Cup Runs at Warsaw’s Sluzewiec Racecourse

30 May 2015, Warsaw, Poland ~ The meeting on Sunday, 31 May, meeting at the Sluzewiec racecourse in Warsaw, Poland, will be a special one as the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s three races will be part of the 9-race meeting. The Arabian Racing Festival meeting also…

HH Sheikh Mansoor’s Mabrooka scores on debut in Prix Djelfour

14 May 2015, Bordeaux, France ~ Mabrooka, a three-year-old filly owned by HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, made a winning debut with over her fancied rivals in the Prix Djelfour (Conditions) race held in Bordeaux, France, on Monday, 11 May. Trained by Didier Guillemin for…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival takes part in Arab Travel Market, Dubai

Preparations ongoing for Arabian Racing Conference in Poland4 April 2015, Abu Dhabi ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is participating in the four-day Arab Travel Market (ATM) which runs 4-7 April at the Dubai International Conference and Exhibition Centre (DICEC). One of the largest shows in…

Gammelgaard strikes on Mlolshan in Bahrain leg of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship

13 March 2015, Manama, Bahrain ~ Top Danish lady jockey Sabina Gammelgaard partnered Mlolshan to glory in the fifth round of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) at the Rashid Equestrian and Horse Racing Club in the capital city on Friday, 13 March. Trained by Alen Smith on behalf of Sheikh Nasser bin…

French Arabian racing season kicks off with Wathba Stud Farm Cup in Pau contest

Oman’s Djet Taouy starts as the favourite13 February 2015, Pau ~ France kicks off its Purebred Arabian racing season for 2015 with the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup on Saturday, 14 February in Pau, one of five races on the card, and the…

Zayed Cup, Fatima World Championship races at Barretts Racing Fairplex

September 12, 2013, Los Angeles, CA. ~ First-ever ladies race in Los Angeles The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival makes its presence felt in the American west coast with two of its prestigious races to be run at Barretts Racing at Fairplex in Pomona, Los Angeles, on…

Italy and Portugal endurance in headlines at Abu Dhabi ADIHEX news conference

September 7, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ The Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival continued its partnership with the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) to sponsor two endurance events in Italy and Portugal, Lara Sawaya, director of the Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and…

Ameretto sweeps HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival honours in Poland

August 25, 2013, Warsaw ~Australian Walker wins HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR race while Ameretto captures European Triple Crown Championship Mauro Manueddu rode another perfect race  on Sunday, August 25, winning the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group 3) Nagroda Europy on the favorite, Ameretto. With this third win of the series,…

FEI World Endurance Championship for Junior and Young Riders Kicks off with Style

 July 25, 2013, Tarbes, France ~ Over 100 riders ages 14-21 from 28 countries are assembling to battle for Championship in the Saturday July 27, CEIYJ**** 120km ride in this corner of Southwestern France. The program includes the July 25 Opening Ceremony at the Tarbes Stud Farm, while Pre-Ride Veterinary inspection is slated for Friday July 26,…

Wathba Stud Farm Cup attracts top contenders in USA and Poland

July 19, 2013, Dubai ~ Press Release   – Six horses have been declared for the Wathba Stud Farm Cup to be run at The State Fair in Sacramento, CA, USA, as seven horses battle it to the wire at the Warsaw Racetrack in the second round of the competition on Saturday July 20. Both events…

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…

Toulouse Racing Shapes End of Conference Excitement

June 11, 2013, Toulouse, France ~ HH Sheikh Tahnoon’s Lady Wish wins Zayed Cup in Toulouse Lady Wish owned by Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy National Security Advisor came up with a brilliant finish under jockey Ioritz Mendizabal to win the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s…

World Arabian Racing Conference highlights Challenges of Breeding

June 6, 2013, Toulouse, France ~ The fourth edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference began today. With Derek Thompson as moderator, the opening session at the 2013 World Arabian Horse Racing Conference dealt with the topic of breeding  with the input of a select panel of experts. Khalid Al Naboodah (UAE) and Ali…

Galeries Lafayette, France, joins support for HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival

May 22, 2013,Toulouse ~ Galeries Lafayette has joined the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival as the latest sponsors for the upcoming 4th edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference to be held in Toulouse, France. The world forum (Abu Dhabi, Den Hague, Berlin, Toulouse), scheduled from June…

Irish lady jockey Marta Pisarek partners Altesse Kossack to glory at Newbury

May 19, 2013, London, Press Release ~  Marta Pisarek became the fifth lady jockey to book her ticket to Abu Dhabi for a dream lineup in the final of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak ladies World Championship (IFAHR) in November, after the Irish woman brought Altesse Kossack home in the UK qualifier of the series…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival to stage two international endurance rides in France

   May 13, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival announced the addition of two International endurance rides to their roster. Lara Sawaya, Director HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and Head of International Federation of Arabian Horse…

Flat Racing Festival Year Book 2012 receives welcome in Abu Dhabi

April 24, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ HH Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan unveils second edition His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman, Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, was first to launch the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival Year Book 2012, soon after inaugurating…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival honored as UAE Sports Achiever

 April 1, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ Press release – HH Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival was honored on Monday with the UAE Sports Achievers Award for 2012 at a glittering ceremony at the Abu Dhabi National Theatre in which the UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness…

TM Fred Texas and Seraphin Du Paon go head-to-head in Kahayla Classic

 March 29, 2023, Dubai Meydan ~ The last two winners of the Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic, the traditional curtain raiser to the meeting and the Purebred Arabian equivalent of the Dubai World Cup, are among the maximum field of 16 declared this year. Last year TM Fred Texas denied the 2011 winner Seraphin…

3 Endurance Challenges in Abu Dhabi

  February 28, 2013, Abu Dhabi Press Release ~ The Sheikh Mohammed bin Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Endurance Cup for Private Owned Horses will kick start three days of intensive action at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba in Abu Dhabi. At a press conference held at the Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Adnan Sultan…

Yazan wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup at Presidents Cup night

February 3, 2012, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club Press Release ~Richard Mullen steered Yazan to a fine win in the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup race at the Abu Dhabi race course on the HH the President’s Cup race night. Yazan (Jaib De Carrere (FR) -x…