Tag Archive for IFAHR

Highest Rating Yet for 2015 to Al Mourtajez at 130

5 February 2015, France ~ The top rated horse in the 2015 International Classification for 4 yos and upwards is Al Mourtajez (Dahess x Arwa (Nuits St Georges) with a rating of 130. This rating is based on his five lengths win in the Paris based, Qatar Arabian World Cup, a performance which has earned him…

A Visit With Dr. Al Nujaifi – Top 2015 Breeder/Owner for Placings in IFAHR

28 December 2015 ~ Dr. Mohammad Al-Nujaifi, businessman, writer, and historian of Arab Islamic and Middle East history, has a Doctorate in Agriculture from Oxford University and divides his time between Iraq and Europe. He has authored books in Arabic and English titled: The Purebred Arabian Horses of Iraq, Myths & Realities. Breeder/owner of many…

IFAHR General Assembly Meeting Notes by Kathy Smoke

IFAHR General Assembly Meeting, Paris, 5 October 201512 October 2015, Paris, France ~ IFAHR General Assembly 2015 was held on 5 October, at Le Meridien Etoile in Paris with 23 nationalities represented. New strategic goals were presented for the coming years and Italy was elected as a new member. The official minutes of the meeting…

2013 Year End update from International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR)

December 21, 2013, USA ~ In a continued effort to establish universal standards in all regards to Arabian racing, a new IFAHR Advisory Committee for Arabian Studbooks has been formed under IFAHR, according to IFAHR Secretary from Sweden, Mats Genberg “This committee is made up of representatives of WAHO registries from all IFAHR member countries,” he…

Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club Race Card November 10

November 7, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ Sunday’s six races  have been drawn…and include the four races of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nayhan Festival: the Wathba Stud Farm Cup the Racecourse, Newbury (For Local Owners), the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup, HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak EARS Apprentice Jockey Race, and…

Abu Dhabi Gears up For Top Notch Arabian racing Sunday

November 7, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ At a press conference under the headline, “One World, 5 Continents” held at the Mangrove Hotel Jannah, the details were revealed of Sunday’s racing  (November 10) and Championships at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club. Top on the list will be the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR,…

2013 IFAHR Pattern Race Calendar

March 23, 2013 ~INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF ARABIAN HORSERACING AUTHORITIES  IFAHR Group Races Published by the Pattern Race Committee Calendar of Races By Date: [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Upcoming-Pattern-races-2013-sorted-by-date.pdf” save=”1″] Calendar of Races by Country: [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Upcoming-Pattern-races-2013-sorted-by-country.pdf” save=”1″] In 2005 IFAHR’s Pattern Race Committee, founded by Jean-Pierre de Gasté, obtained the recognition of the Group PA status for Arabian races by…

Mkeefa and Dahor de Brugere rated IFAHR Purebred Arabian horses of the year

December 2012, Ascot Press Release~ The IFAHR Pattern Race Supervisory Committee held a two day meeting in Ascot on November 27th and 28th, 2012, for rating the results of the 65 Pattern Races run in 2012 and December 2011 in Europe and the Middle East. It is the second year that the IFAHR Pattern Race &…

Arabian Racing Conference dates and HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Awards 2013 Confirmed

November 21, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ The World Arabian Horse Racing Conference France 2013 will be officially announced at the Paris JW Marriott Champs Elysees at 12 noon on 12.12.12, it was confirmed on Wednesday. According to Lara Sawaya, director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival and…

HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies Championship lit Abu Dhabi nights

Press Release  November 12, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ AF Sanadek, ridden by French amateur lady jockey Delphine Dubois, lived up to the expectations to land the final round of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) the highlight of the season’s curtain raiser at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday night.  Swyft,…

Sheikha Fatima Ladies World Championship continues in Morocco

May 2, 2012, Casablanca, Morocco ~ The fourth race in the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) series will go off on Friday, May 4, at the Casablanca-Anfa racecourse. Held under the umbrella of the Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Racing Festival, 12 lady riders representing UAE, Oman, Qatar and…

Arabian International Racing Day at Casablanca’s Anfa Racecourse

The Casablanca-Anfa racecourse, built in 1912, is the oldest racecourse in Morocco. It has a 1,700m sand track and covered seating for 700. The Société Royale d’Encouragement du Cheval (SOREC) is the National Authority in Morocco that is in charge of horse racing.  Arabian International Racing Day, celebrated since 2002, has welcomed participants from many countries. On…

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) unveiled

      April 14, 2012, Abu Dhabi~  The H.H Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival have announced a prize fund of Euros 50,000 and a car for the Ladies race series which will now be run as HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR). At a press…

Preparations in full swing for Third World Arabian Racing Conference to be held in Berlin in June

   April 13, 20012, Abu Dhabi~  Preparations are in full swing for the H.H Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s Third World Arabian Racing Conference to be held in the Germany’s capital city of Berlin from June 7 to 9, 2012. Addressing a  press conference at the ADNEC here today, Ms…

Susanna M. Santesson, new Vice-President of DRAV

      January 7, 2012 ~ The German Racing Association of Arabian Horses –DRAV- has elected Susanna Santesson to the position of Vice President of DRAV at the Extraordinary General Assembly on Saturday, January 7th, 2012 until the next Ordinary General Assembly in April. The position became vacant after the previous Vice-President, Dieter Axmann left.…