Tag Archive for Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival

Solo Restoreto Claims Abu Dhabi Wathba Stud Farm Cup

December 23, 2013, Abu Dhabi  ~ Apprentice Noel Garbutt produced a scintillating late run on the Eric Lemartinel-trained Solo Restoreto (BIG EASY (US) x KHAIZARANA by Jehol De Cardonne)  to win the 1200m Wathba Stud Farm Cup for the private owners and stables, the fifth race on the card at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday, December…

Jockey Rosales Claims Abu Dhabi Feature for Jaber Bittar

Sunday December 15, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ Trainer Jaber Bittar has his team in great form and provided first and third in the featured 1400m handicap at Abu Dhabi on Sunday evening with Jesus Rosales steering Ameer Al Reef (Bibi De Carrere (FR) x ASHAAYA D’AROCO (FR) by Dormane) to a narrow victory from the fast finishing Naseem…

Afra Al Suwaidi wins HH Sheikha Fatima Endurance Cup

November 30, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai attended the 90km CEN HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup- for Arab Countries Only at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba here on Saturday, November 30. The race was also attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al…

Al Jaber claims the Wathba Stud Cup Endurance Ride

November 15, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ UAE top rider Ahmed Mohammed Al Jaber partnered Omani Quandra to glory in the opening Wathba Stud Cup for Private Owners, a CEN 100km Wathba Challenge Endurance Ride at the Emirates International Village on Friday. The winner covered the distance in three hours, 35 minutes and 49 seconds at…

Omani Salima Al Taleei takes Championship in Abu Dhabi final

November 12, 2013, Abu Dhabi Press Release ~ Top Omani professional lady jockey Salima Al Taleei brought Kareem W’Rsan home to become the new lady champion jockey of the world in the final of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club here on Sunday night. “It’s unbelievable,” said an…

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,…

Senna OA wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup V in The Netherlands

November 4, 2013, Netherlands ~ The Daniel Klomp-trained Senna OA won the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup V held in Duindigt, The Netherlands on Sunday, November 3, 2013. Ridden by Roy van Eck, Senna OA (Marwan x Saffiah) finished ahead of Pandora under Angelina Batist…

HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship Jockeys to Compete

November 10, 2013, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club 20:30 h HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR  Australia, Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Korea, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Slovakia,  Switzerland, and USA will be represented by winning jockeys at end of year Ladies World Championship IFAHR finals  in Abu Dhabi. Jockey Profiles: [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/ladiesabu_dhabi_sheet_small.pdf”…

Sawaya Elected IFAHR Ladies Racing chairman

October 9, 2013, Paris ~ Lara Sawaya, director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, has been elected chairman of the Ladies Racing at the International Federation of the Arabian Horse Racing Authority (IFAHR), it was announced during the general meeting of the world Arabian racing body…

Arabian Racing Organisation holds season finale at Hereford

September 24, 2013,The Racecourse, Newbury ~ After Newbury’s Sept 21, Wathba Stud Farm Cup which gave Sophia (Kerbella x Solange) the win followed by Awaafi for second then third Shadiya in an eleven horse field, the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) is staging its final fixture of the season at Hereford Racecourse Saturday, 28 September.  This…

Akkar wins Wathba Cup in Avenches, Switzerland

September 16, 2013, Swiss ~ Akkar, a four-year-old trained by Eric Dell’Ova and ridden by Olivier Placais won the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup race in Avenches in Switzerland September 14. The Wathba Stud farm Cup series is organized by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival to…

Entries up for the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Stakes at Pomona

 September 9, 2013, California ~ H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Stakes, September 12 Barretts Racing at Pomona Purse $25,000. For Fillies And Mares Three Years Old And Upward. With $25,000 added, Arabians finishing 5th through last will receive $1,000 each.  Weight 130 Lbs. All horses to be ridden by amateur riders which are invited members of IFAHR.Preference…

Darley Awards Hollywood 2014 takes Spotlight

September 5, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ Darley Awards Hollywood 2014 was on stage at a press conference held at the Abu Dhabi International Exhibition Center on Thursday, September 5, during the second day of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX). The Darley Awards have for 27 years put the spotlight on the…

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,…