Tag Archive for Sheikha Fatma Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup

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…

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,…

2015 World Arabian Horse Racing Conference location announced

August 23, 2013, Warsaw ~ At a press conference held at the Sheraton Hotel in Warsaw on Thursday to announce details of the Sunday, August 25, UAE Day of racing, the Sluzewiec race course Director Wlodzimierz Bakowski remarked on how the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival has played a…

One Hot Chick and Sammy V triumph in California

 July 6, 2013, Pleasanton, California ~ Leonie Vethaak from the Netherlands riding One Hot Chick (Burning Sand x FC Bint Chezi x Ala Croixnoir) was the winner in the  eighth of 11 rounds of the 6 F $25,000 added H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship in Pleasanton, California 6 July. While a crowd of…

HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival’s three races to dominate Dutch meeting

June 22, 2013, Duindigt, Holland ~ PRESS RELEASE   Exciting racing on the cards in Duindigt on Sunday, June 23 The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is  set to dominate Sunday’s (June 23) racing at the historic Duindigt race course in The Netherlands with three top quality races. The…

Galeries Lafayette, France, joins support for HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival

May 22, 2013,Toulouse ~ Galeries Lafayette has joined the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival as the latest sponsors for the upcoming 4th edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference to be held in Toulouse, France. The world forum (Abu Dhabi, Den Hague, Berlin, Toulouse), scheduled from June…

Sheikha Fatima Championship gets underway in Oman

January 17, 2012, Press Release, Muscat ~ UAE lady jockey Shathra Al Hajjaj partners Wathiq to lodge her claim as the first leg of the 2013 HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak World Ladies Championship (IFAHR) gets underway at Al Fulaij Racecourse in Muscat on Thursday evening. Twelve armature lady jockeys representing UAE, Oman, Qatar, Europe, USA, Australia and…

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…

Arab girls to compete in HH Sheikha Fatima Cup in Abu Dhabi

October 25, 2012, Abu Dhabi  ~ Under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, lady riders from many Arab countries will be represented in a special endurance competition in the name of HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Mother of the UAE on December 1.…

Arabian Racing Conference dates and HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Awards 2013 Confirmed

November 21, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ The World Arabian Horse Racing Conference France 2013 will be officially announced at the Paris JW Marriott Champs Elysees at 12 noon on 12.12.12, it was confirmed on Wednesday. According to Lara Sawaya, director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival and…

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…

Double delight for van den Bos at Taby Racecourse Stockholm

         June 10, 2012, Stockholm ~ Dutch trainer Karin van den Bos completed a double when Fredrik Johansson saddled Athlete Del Sol to win the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festivals’ Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Listed) Cup, having earlier teamed up with amateur jockey…

Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Arabian Festival races lend excitement to Täbys lineup

On Tuesday July 10 Täby racecourse in Stockholm, Sweden, will host the HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan run over a mile and the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak World Cup for lady riders over a sharp 6 F. Thanks to the Al Nahyan family’s generous sponsoring of Arabian horse racing worldwide the races carry…

June 10 Arabian Racing at Berlin-Hoppegarten

          June 10 Hoppegarten, Berlin ~ The Berlin- Hoppegarten race course lives up to its billing as one of the most beautiful and genial race courses in Europe. The June 10 racing included 6 Thoroughbred races and two sponsored Arabian races on the Sunday card. Race goers enjoyed a beautiful day…

Racing Lady Rider Profiles

Veronika Aske, Norway DOB: 1986 Profession: TV Presenter First Racing License: 2004 Flat Wins: 9 Veronika Aske began her riding career with show jumpers. She was introduced to harness racing by her uncle who had a neighbor with a trotter. “I went over every day,” she said. Licensed to race since 2004, Veronika rides with…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Berlin Hoppegarten 2012 Racing Calendar

2012 Racing Calendar            2012 8-Apr   Season Opening Stuten-Preis     ( LR, €22.000, 1600m) 22-Apr   Preis von Dahlwitz     (LR,€22.000, 2000m) 6-May   Oleander-Rennen     (GR III, €55.000, 3200m) 27-May   Diana-Trial (GRII, €70,000, 2000m)     BBAG Sales Race (€52.000, 2000m) 10-Jun   HH Sheikh…

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…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid honours Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak for advancing, empowering UAE woman

January 7, 2012, Dubai~ His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has awarded the Mohammed bin Rashid scarf to H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), and of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), in recognition of her historic…