Tag Archive for Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival

Third Arabian Horse Racing Conference gets underway in Germany

       June 6, 2012 Berlin ~  The stage is set for the 3rd edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference Germany 2012 scheduled at the Ritz Carlton Hotel here from June 7 to 9, it was confirmed at a June 6 Press Conference at the UAE Embassy in Berlin. The three-day event is…

Agenda – World Arabian Horse Racing Conference, Germany 2012

Agenda – 2012 Berlin Ritz Carlton Hotel June 6    Press Conference at 12 pm UAE Embassy Berlin 8pm Welcoming dinner at the Grand Ballroom Ritz Carlton Hotel.  June 7  At 10 am  Opening Words by HE Mohammed Al Mahmood (UAE Ambassador to Germany)  Sami Al Boueinen(IFAHR)  Abdulla Al Qubaisi (Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority)…

Double Delight for Omani trainer after 1-2 finish

May 20, 2012, Newbury race course, UK ~Muhal, ridden by Veronika Aske, landed the fifth leg of the HH Sheikh Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) in great style at Newbury Racecourse here on Saturday evening. The well-bred son of Amer battled it to the wire against stable-mate Andaleeb, under Jane Foley, to prevail by a neck…

Aske and Muhal win Newbury Championship leg

  May 17, 2012, London, England ~  Veronika Aske from Norway riding Muhal (Amer x Babelia) was the proud winner of the fifth round of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race held on Saturday, May 19, at Newbury Racecourse. The field of 12 left in a tight bunch but did…

Ladies Racing set to take off at Newbury course on Saturday

 May 17, 2012, London, England ~  The fifth round of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race will be held on Saturday, May 19, at Newbury Racecourse outside of London. In a Press Conference with reporters, trainers and lady riders, Ms. Lara Sawaya, Director of the Sheikh Mansour Festival as well…

Shaikha Fatima Championship for women a highlight of Morocco race card

May 4, 2012 ~ Casablanca-Morocco: Chaoui, ridden by German rider, Nadine Gratz, virtually led from wire to the wire in the fourth round of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) which took place at the Hippodrome De Casablanca-Anfa on Friday. Ould Marhoum finished second under Irish entrant, Linzi Dowdle, and behind came…

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…

Josco Du Cayrou wins in Toulouse

April 20, 2012, Toulouse, France ~ Josco Du Cayrou finished ahead of Ghalib, owned by HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, to emerge winner of the Group 2 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup race in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global…

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…

Sheikh Tahnoon signs Global Arabian Festival book at visit to Abu Dhabi Book Fair

     March 28, 2012 Abu Dhabi ~ His Excellency Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman of TDIC and Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, visited the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s book stand at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair in Abu Dhabi today, and wrote…

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…

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…

Sanddpiper and TM Junior Johnson win big in Houston

 March 3, 2012, Houston, Texas ~ Oman’s Fatma Al Manji on Sanddpiper won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup after TM Junior Johnson scored handily in the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup on Saturday night at the Sam…

USA Darley Nominees announced for the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival Darley Awards

 January 5, 2011 ~ The Arabian Racing Cup announced the American finalists for the 2012 HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival Darley Awards.  The champions from these finalists will be presented at the awards ceremony on March 4, 2012. The Darley Awards were founded in 1987 to honor the…