Tag Archive for UAE Arabian Racing

Areem Claims Second Consecutive All-Emirati National Day Cup Victory

Sunday December 8, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~ Areem (Mahabb (AE) – Canelle De Carrere (FR) by Djamel) landed the 1600m  Group 1 Purebred Arabian National Day Cup at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, December 8, for owner Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan under the able hands of Ahmad Atjebi. In doing so, he becomes the fourth…

Emirates Racing Authority fines Apprentice jockey Marc Monaghan for Incorrect Weight

  ERA Notification *** Thursday December 5, 2013 ~ John Zucal, ERA Chief Steward, recently headed an inquiry into weights claimed for Apprentice Marc Monaghan during November 2013. Monaghan claimed 3 kilograms allowance instead of 2.5 kilograms in 25 races from  2 November – 29 November at Sharjah, Meydan, Abu Dhabi, and Jebel Ali. The matter was discovered following…

UAE President’s Cup Gr 1 Invitee list for Santa Anita November 1

October 23, 2013, California  ~ The $150,000 prize money, UAE President’s Cup Gr 1 stakes, will be run for the first time on the undercard of the 30th Breeders’ Cup World Championships on November 1 at Santa Anita Park in California. According to Kathy Smoke, USA Arabian Jockey Club President, 13 invitations were extended for…

Tadhg O’Shea to ride TM Junior Johnson In Kahayla Classic

Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic, March 30, first race on Dubai World Cup card -sponsored by Emaar Track Notes from Meydan March 29 Al Mamun Monlau – The daily routine continued for Al Mamun Monlau as he prepared for the Kahayla Classic at Meydan on Friday.  Again, the chestnut Arabian cantered a slow 1400 metres,…

Entries and Post Position Draw Dubai World Cup

   March 27, 2013, Dubai ~ Press Release – As excitement is building for the end of racing season in Dubai, capped by the March 30, Dubai World Cup, we are happy to publish information about the Kahayla Classic, and also the other eight races on the card. Post time: 4:30PM GS, World Clock, GMT…

TR Junior Johnson, TM Fred Texas on form for Dubai Kahayla Classic

Group 1 US$250,000 Dubai Kahayla Classic, sponsored by Emaar Areem, Naseem, Rahka, Musharab & Rasikh – Responsible for five of the 16 runners in the Dubai Kahayla Classic, Majed Al Jahouri has enjoyed a remarkable season for his main employer Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, competing a Group 1 clean sweep at Abu Dhabi,…

Jaci Wickham Claims Sharjah’s (UAE) First Feature Of New Season

     October 17, 2012, Sharjah, UAE ~ The trainer, Jaci Wickham, emerged victorious from the first meeting at Sharjah October 17 when claiming the 1,700m feature race with Ma’Error W’Rsan (Tron Ku Tu (US) – MOZA (NL) by Amer) in a field of 9. Jockey Richard Mullen steered the six-year-old to a second career…

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…

Sheikh Mansoor Racing Festival adds value to 2013 prize money

 Updated October 25, 2012, San Francisco, CA ~The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin  Zayed Al Nahyan Arabian Flat Racing Festival has announced an increase in added prize money for the California Wathba Stud Farm Cup races supporting small breeders and owners around the world.  In addition to the four Wathba Cup races, the Sheikh Zayed Al…

ADIHEX 2012, the Wrap

September 17, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ The 10th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2012 began the festivities with the official visit of HH. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed al Nahyan. He was accompanied by a host of dignitaries, and more came daily during the four-day show. ADIHEX has grown from…

Racing entries up for June 23 at Pleasanton California

Pleasanton – June 20, 2012 – Eight horses are entered for the California edition of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Arabian Cup for Saturday June 23. Race 3 – 2:20 PM at the Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton. With many special activities surrounding the 100th year celebration of the Fair, this will be the place…

Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed approves the 2012/2013 UAE racing season

   Dubai, UAE, 13 June , 2012 – His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan has approved the 2012/2013 UAE race fixtures schedule for the seasons at Jebel Ali Racecourse, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club and Meydan Racecourse. This season of racing in the United Arab Emirates will include a total of 46 days spread…