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Awards Announced for the Horserace Writers & Photographers Association Derby Award

December 4, 2013, London ~  The 47th annual Horserace Writers & Photographers Association Derby Awards were held on Monday, 2 December, in London. The Awards are  supported by the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC). The award for Owner of the Year in which nominees included Middelham Park Racing, J.P. McManus and The Not Afraid Partnership, was…

The Arabian Horse Celebration in Kentucky Shows Off Racehorse,Whos Your Daddy

 The second annual Arabian Horse Celebration was held in Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exhibition Center in Louisville, Kentucky on September 17-21, 2013. This week-long event focused on many aspects of owners and lovers of the Arabian horse and highlighted many of the various disciplines at which the Arabian horse excels. Daily events included educational forums, demonstrations…

Morocco a good place to be for International Arabian Racing

May 19, 2013, Rabat ~SOREC –Societé Royale d’Encouragement du Cheval  Since it’s creation in 2003, Morocco’s Societé Royale d’Encouragement du Cheval (SOREC), has been a major positive influence in the health, welfare and promotion of equines and equine events in Morocco. Placed under the umbrella of Morocco’s Ministry of Agriculture, SOREC’s original role was expanded…

Sand On Fire captures G2 in Texas

February 23, 2013, Sam Houston Race Park, Texas ~ Credit to www.texasarabianbreeders.com   “We are so proud of the win by Sand On Fire in the Grade II stake race, The Yellow Rose, run at Sam Houston Race Park on February 23rd,” said Jane Teutsch. “Sandy weaved in and out of horses from last to first.” The Race: Six fillies…

Reynolds and Kimbler to Receive Top Endurance Awards from USEF

  Reynolds and Kimbler to Receive Top Endurance Awards at 2013 USEF Annual Meeting   December 17, 2012, Lexington, KY ~ The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the winners of two prestigious awards in the discipline of Endurance, the Maggy Price Endurance Excellence Award and the Brunjes Junior/Young Rider Trophy. The awards will…

Multiple Kahayla Classic Winner To Campaign Newbury Arabian Race Day Stars in UAE

November 5, 2012, UAE ~ Duffield Setting Sights on Quality In 2012/13 Season Gillian Duffield’s record in the world’s biggest Purebred Arabian races is exemplary. In fact the Dubai-based trainer has won every Arabian Group race in England and claimed four UAE Arabian trainers’ championships over the years. Yet for someone who has enjoyed so much…

Leading Sires by Earnings – USA Arabian Jockey Club

Leading Sires By Earnings – September, 2012             LEADING SIRE’S BY EARNINGS                                                    2012                                                      Stakes            Total Rnk  Stallion                      Strtrs Wnrs/Wins Wnrs/Wins          Earnings       Yob                 Top Earner                        Earnings ——————————————————————————– 1    BURNING SAND                      45   31/50      7/12             $602,433       1986                SO BIG IS BETTER                   $50,245 2    CHNDAKA                           17   10/16      0/0              $143,220       1990                EXPLOSIVE HEAT MHF                 $29,007…

ADIHEX 2012, the Wrap

September 17, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ The 10th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2012 began the festivities with the official visit of HH. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed al Nahyan. He was accompanied by a host of dignitaries, and more came daily during the four-day show. ADIHEX has grown from…

Delaware Park cancels live racing card for July 18 due to excessive heat

Press Release July 18, 2012, Wilmington, Del.~Acting upon the recommendation of the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission Chief Veterinarian Dr. John T. Peters, live racing scheduled for today, July 18, has been cancelled, due to the excessive heat.  Peters said racing under such conditions would pose substantial health risks to horses, riders and participants. This is the…

Saturday July 7 races at Delaware Park cancelled due to extreme heat

      NEWS UPDATE FROM Wilmington, Del. , July 5, 2012 — Delaware Park cancels Saturday live racing card due to excessive heat weather forecast.  Acting upon the recommendation of Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission Chief Veterinarian Dr. John T. Peters, live racing scheduled for this Saturday, July 7, has been cancelled, due to the excessive heat forecasted for the region.…