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Toulouse France will host the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference 2013

June 9, 2012, Berlin ~ The baton was passed and the announcement made at the Gala Dinner that closed the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference Germany 2012.  The fourth edition of this World Arabian Horse Racing Conference will be hosted in Toulouse, France, in June 2013.  

Turkey celebrates their equestrian heritage with the Equist Fair

Press Release – June 11, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey ~ The popularity of horse-riding increases day by day in Turkey, where amateur riders ride horses at clubs that give service as members of Turkish Equestrian Federation or independently. Growing income levels, changing living conditions as well as rise in number of country sides have resulted in…

Opening Speakers set the tone at the third International Racing Conference

June 7, 2012 Berlin ~ The speakers of the first day of the ongoing World Arabian Horse Racing Conference Germany 2012 paid tribute to late Sheikh Zayed saying that his initiative to support Arabian races did not only preserve the Arabian horse, but it has mainly brought him to life once again.  “The history of…

Preakness Day Features Grade 1 Race for Arabian Horses

May 17, 2012, Baltimore, Maryland ~ A field of 10 will go the gate in the $75,000-added The President of the United Arab Emirates Cup, a Grade 1 race for purebred Arabian horses on the Preakness Stakes undercard Saturday at Pimlico Race Course.   To be run at 1 1/16-miles on the main track, the…

Action Hero, Maureen Milburn

April 16, 2012 “Just thought I’d drop you a line to say how proud we are in Australia of Maureen’s well deserved Lifetime Achievement Award at the Darley Awards night recently. Maureen has worked tirelessly to establish Arabian Racing in Australia for over 20 years. Lobbying governments and the Thoroughbred industry to recognize our right…

Award to Sheikh Hamdan for best Arabian Race Horse in the World

 In December 2011 the first ever world ranking of Arabian Race horses was presented by the International Arabian Horse Racing Federation – IFAHR.  Topping the list was No Risk Al Maury – owned by HH Sheik Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum who received his award on Dubai World Cup night on March 31 in Dubai.…

Kahayla Classic Post Postion Draws

Smart bid for Dubai Kahayla Classic Dubai, UAE, 28 March 2012 – Julian Smart has already trained the winner of the Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by EMAAR on two occasions with Nez D’Or in 2002 and two years ago with Jaafer. The 2,000m contest on the all-weather track is regarded as one of…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Honors UAE Season

March 19, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE finished as the leading owner with 13 winners while Eric Lemartnel and Tadhg O’Shea with 15 winners each topped the trainer’s and jockeys’ pack respectively for the Abu Dhabi racing season 2011-12. At an impressive end-of-season party…

News On The Street – by Denise Gault

Race Street Management- A full service Bloodstock Agency     Established in 1987, Race Street Management, Inc is the Arabian industries’ oldest and most respected Bloodstock Agency, representing the finest Arabian bloodstock from the world’s most successful race programs. Denise discusses current trends and topics-on the street. NEWS ON THE STREET by Denise Gault March…

Arabian Flat Racing Festival Including First All-Female Rider Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park

      March 3, 2012~  Sam Houston Race Park hosted two prestigious Arabian stakes on Saturday, March 3. The $30,000 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup and $27,500 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup were the first races of the year in a seven-race series as part of the Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival. TM Junior…

Silver Anniversary Darley Awards Honor TM Fred Texas as Horse of the Year

March 5, 2012, Houston, Texas ~ TM Fred Texas (Burning Sand x Queen Kong by Kong) capped a stellar racing year as he was awarded Horse of the Year, the crown jewell of the Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival Darley Awards. At a glittering ceremony held at the JW…

Arapahoe Park Colorado looking for improved Arabian racing

January 6, 2012 Arapahoe Park COLORADO~         After reading your January 2012 Issue, and for the first time ever, I have decided to write to a trade publication. Seeing your cover feature TM Super Bird and TM Fred Texas, both horses raced at our track in 2011, filled me with great pride.…

2011 Arabian Racing Association of California ARAC Awards

 February 18, California~ Arabian Racing Association of California (ARAC  honored the following horses/owners/jockeys and trainers at their Award Ceremony on Saturday afternoon. ARAC members, nominees and owners were on hand to accept the awards. 4 YO Filly: Effie Estes (No Limite by Dormane x Petra MBI by Monarch AH) (also a Darley nominee) Reserve: One Hot Chick…

Naseem wins UAE Arabian Derby

February 12, Abu Dhabi ~ Naseem  (Mahabb (AE) – Aryaan (FR) by Kesberoy (FR)-, a four-year-old chestnut colt, bred and owned by Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, gave trainer Majed Al Jahouri a 1-2 for in the featured 2200m Arabian Derby on Sunday evening. Wayne Smith, last season’s champion jockey, was in the saddle on…

2012 Dubai Calendar of Equestrian Events

2012 – Dates to be added or changed as necessary Racing will return to Meydan for the 2011- 2012 season with a total of 21 meetings scheduled from November 10, 2011- March 31 Endurance – January 14-The HH Sheikh Mohammed bid Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup CEI*** Horse Show – March 15-17 Dubai International Horse…

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.…

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…

Calling a race with the Feminine touch – Victoria Shaw one of Australia’s gems

Race caller, Victoria Shaw, will call the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies’ Race at Moonee Valley January 27.  She has become a great supporter of Arabians in racing, and used to ride an Arabian years ago.  Here’s her story as told by Australia’s Racing News: