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HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Year Book 2012

April 23, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Year Book 2012 to be launched on Wednesday, April 2.4 Speaking at a press conference, Lara Sawaya, Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and Head of Ladies…

Night ride on Friday ends endurance season in Abu Dhabi

 April 23, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ A 120-km Al Wathba Night Ride on Friday, April 26, will bring the curtain down on the endurance season at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi. Adnan Sultan Al Nuaimi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club and Lara Sawaya, Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor…

Manuela Slamanig wins Ladies Championship in Casablanca

April 13, 2013, Casablanca-Morocco: ~Manuela Slamanig rode to her 13th career win partnered with Tidjan Maamora in the third round of the 2013 HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) at the Hippodrome De Casablanca-Anfa on Friday afternoon (12th).  Majde finished a length back in second under the French jockey, Pauline Boisgontier as Wassim Lblad…

And in English – SOREC brings you the races from Casablanca

April 11, 2013, Casablanca, Morocco ~ The Société Royale d’Encouragement du Cheval (SOREC) is happy to bring you the sixth edition of the Grand Prix de Son Altesse Royale Le Prince Héritier Moulay El Hassan at the Casablanca-Anfa race course on Friday April 12, 2013. The program with eight races will being at 13:30 and will include:…

HH Sheikh Fatima bint Mubarak Championship returns to Morocco

April 11, 2013, Casablanca,Morocco ~  Ten amateur lady riders will enter the Casablanca-Anfa HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship over 9.5 F on April 12 for purse of Moroccan Dh200,000 ($24,000). Nominated Entries below.  Ten lady riders competing on Purebred Arabians will represent their countries as they vie for the win in the third edition…

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…

Valiant Boy SBFAR Darley Horse of the Year 2012 in Houston

March 10, 2013, Houston, Texas ~Valiant Boy SBFAR, a 4-year-old bred by Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan was a double winner while Dutch connections dominated in Sunday’s HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s 26th Annual Darley Awards and the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards respectively. Valiant Boy…

Krossfire CS and DC Willeys Song emerge victorious in Houston races

   March 9, 2013, Houston, Texas Press Release ~ Krossfire CS and DC Willeys Song emerged victorious in the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group 2) race and the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race respectively at the…

Areem Bids For Third Group 1 Victory Of The Season in Abu Dhabi

Saturday March 9, 2013, Abu Dhabi Press Release ~Sunday’s March 10  Abu Dhabi card is highlighted by the Group 1 Liwa Oasis and ten have been declared for the 1400m feature, headed by Areem, already winner of both the National Day Cup and opening round of the Maktoum Challenge this season. Owned by H E…

Hereford Racecourse Re-Opens To Welcome Arabians

March 8, 2013, UK, Press Release ~ The Arabian Racing Organization (ARO) is delighted to announce that Arabian Racing will return to Hereford racecourse in 2013! This venture is supported by His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nayhan with 10 races throughout the year forming part of the prestigious Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing…

Sam Houston Race Park set for Exciting Arabian Racing

 March 6, 2013, Houston, Texas ~ March 9 at Sam Houston Race Park racing fans will enjoy ten live races, including the $30,000 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup and $25,000 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup.    A field of 12 fillies will compete in the $25,000 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR Cup, at a distance…

Behind the scenes in St. Moritz and white turf full results

February 18, 2013 – Sent by Franziska and Urs You had two horses entered. What did you think of this first Arabian horse white turf? “The race was really good. The temperature was quite high which means that the track was rather slow and a little deep.  A good horse did win it and from…

Fanal el Samawai impresses as Arabian races break new ground

January 18, 2013, Press release St. Moritz- Switzerland ~ Fanal el Samawi, invariably favourite with the crowd, ran a cracking race to land the opening leg of the 1800m Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Listed), the first-ever Arabian contest staged on ice at the White Turf St. Moritz here on Sunday. The event was…

Fanal El Samawi takes win in white turf event on frozen lake

 February 17, 2013, St. Moritz, Switzerland ~ 14,000 spectators saw the victory of Russian Tango at the Gübelin 74th Grand Prix of St. Moritz. Mombasa was the winner of the Grand Prix Credit Suisse, allowing Adrian von Gunten to take the Credit Suisse Skikjöring Trophy once again. Mask du Granit, too, trotted up in the Grand…

Thundering hooves and spraying snow – entries up for St. Moritz white turf Listed Cup

February 13, 2013, St. Moritz, Switzerland~ Racegoers are looking forward to the fifth race at St Moritz, the €30,000 SHEIKH ZAYED BIN SULTAN AL NAHYAN – LISTED CUP 14.45h Flachrennen, Listenrennen, 1800m, Fr. 30’000.-  Entries: Besitzer            Pferd                Reiter          …

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival throws weight behind two important Endurance rides

 Attractives prizes for HH President’s Cup and Sheikha Fatma Bint Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Ladies Endurance Cup February 13, 2013,  Abu Dhabi, UAE ~HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival have announced their support for endurance rides by becoming the main sponsor for the HH The President of the UAE Cup…

Ernst Oertel Tops Trainers Championship At Abu Dhabi

Sunday February 10, 2013, Abu Dhabi Press Release ~ Ernst Oertel and Tadhg O’Shea surged to the top of the UAE trainer and jockey tables respectively after Abu Dhabi’s turf provided O’Shea with a treble and Oertel with four winners. Remarkably Oertel only saddled runners in four races and won them all, including the night’s two…

Magik Du Paon wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup in Abu Dhabi meet

 January 27, 2013, Abu Dhabi Press Release ~ Magik Du Paon, the 4-year-old chestnut colt won 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 Sunday night. The shorter distance of 1200 metres seemed to suit the son of…

Warrawee Naaziq wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup in Australia

 December 29, 2012,Victoria, Australia -Press Release ~ Warrawee Naaziq, ridden to a fine win by Robert Kirkpatrick, took the top prize for the first ever Wathba Stud Farm Cup at Mansfield Racetrack in Victoria over the weekend. The winner is owned and trained by Kim Noble. Majelica finished second and Major finished third in the 1200-metre race. All eight…

Paris setting introduces 2013 World Arabian Horse Racing Conference, Toulouse

December 12, 2012, Paris, Press Release ~ Preparations were announced today of the fourth edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference 2013 and the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Darley Awards. The details of the two events were the highlight of a Press Conference held at 12:12noon on 12.12.12 at the Four Seasons Hotel…

Arabian Racing Festival goes to Polish Parliament

   December 10, 2012, Warsaw, Poland Press Release~ Under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Lara Sawaya, director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Purebred Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and head of the IFAHR Ladies Racing highlighted the…

Al Kaabi lands the National Day Cup in Abu Dhabi

December 8, 2012, Abu Dhabi Press Release ~ UAE top rider Ali Reyad Saleh Al Kaabi astride Tacka, made every move to land the CEI 120km ** National Day Cup endurance race for the Seih Assalam Endurance Stables at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba here on Saturday. The prestigious event was attended by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed…

Arabian Racing Cup Announces Darley Awards 2013

ARABIAN RACING CUP News Release    December 1, 2012, Monterey, California, USA ~ The Board of Stewards of the Arabian Racing Cup is pleased to announce the date for the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival Darley Awards and the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards to be held…

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,…

First Race Meet of Abu Dhabi Season Highlights Championship races

November 11, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ The 2012 HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Global Arabian Festival race series held the Championships and Grand Finale at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club Sunday night to a packed house on the first meet of the 2012-2013 race season. A six race card included the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak…

Emirati Jockey Successful on Majed Al Jahouri-trained Areem

November 11, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ Areem made virtually every yard of the running under an inspired Ahmed Ajtebi to win the featured Sheikh Zayed  bin Sultan Al Nahyan Prestige Cup at Abu Dhabi on Sunday.   Trained by Majed Al Jahouri, Areem is homebred by H E Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan who…

Final leg of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Championship

October 11, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~  Eleven riders representing different countries vie for honors in the 1600m PA Prestige as the final leg of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak World Ladies Championship IFAHR gets underway at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club in Abu Dhabi Sunday, October 11. UAE’s hope lady jockey Shathra Hajjaj turned a…

Ladies’ World Championship Jockey Series at Opening Meet in Abu Dhabi

October 10, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ Abu Dhabi Racecourse hosts the opening fixture of the season on Sunday (tomorrow) evening with a six-race card including the concluding leg of HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies’ World Championship (IFAHR). Also on the card are the inaugural HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak EARS Apprentice Jockey Race and…

12 lady riders from around the globe draw for Abu Dhabi Championship

     November 6, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ Top professional Australian lady jockey Linda Meech who comes to UAE with 1000 wins, partners A’nnabak W’Rsan as 12 lady riders from around the globe launch their claims in the final leg of the HH Shaikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club…

Lilij Ann wins tenth and final Wathba Stud Farm Cup race in Duindigt

October 28, 2012, Dundight, Netherlands ~ Lilij Ann brought the curtain down on the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup 10-race series in The Netherlands with a superb win at the Duindigt racecourse on Sunday. In a close contest the 6-year-old mare under jockey Anthony Deau…

Star-studded field to round off Wathba Stud Farm Cup series in Duindigt on Sunday

    October 27, 2012, Netherlands ~  The 10th and final Wathba Stud Farm Cup race for the year 2012 in The Netherlands has attracted a star-studded field promising a thrilling end to this popular series. Sunday’s race at the Duindigt race course is not only the final race of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin…