HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Triple Jewel Series Final Saturday
16 September 2015, Los Angeles, California ~ Los Angeles will be the site of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Arabian Cup Stakes on Saturday, 19 September, which starts 11 top Arabians at Los Alamitos track. The mile race is due to start at 7:33 pm and the winner will receive the top share of the $47,800 prize money and be in the running for the Bonus $150,000 that comes with top points in this HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan American Triple Jewel series.
The hot competition stars the four-year old Paddys Day with six wins out of seven races in 2015, and So Big Is Better, still running and still winning at age 11. The latter, just off two wins at Delaware Park including the latest 12 September 1 1/4 mile Gr 1 race is still a horse to watch. Both horses are by Burning Sand.
Horse, Jockey, Trainer
1 AYERS (FL), C LeBlanc, H Shelley
2 SO BIG IS BETTER (VA), R Paz, A R Bardin
3 TWICE RICH (TX), C Clerisse, H Shelley
4 BY GOLLY ITS HOT (TX), M A Perez,M K Powell
5 SAND ON FIRE (CO), H D Cecola, S Powell
6 ES MI CIELO (TX, L Medina, R Lafleur
7 PADDYS DAY (TX),K Purcell, S Powell
8 RB RICH (FL), E McNeil, M V Casselman
9 SAND VICTOR (MS), P Flores, O Villalta
10 MS DIXIE (FL), R Guce, S Powell
11 RB BRILLIANT (FL) (AE), G Steinberg, M V Casselman
Owners: 1 – Warren Shelley ; 2 – Dianne and James Morris ; 3 – Warren Shelley ; 4 – Katherine Barbeau ; 5 – Lori Powell ; 6 – Sam A. Vasquez ; 7 – Quarter Moon Ranch LLC ; 8 – Garrett Ford ; 9 – Gillis, Betty J. and Joseph A. ; 10 – Quarter Moon Ranch ; 11 – Garrett Ford
Breeders: 1 – BILL WALDRON; 2 – JAMES M MORRIS AND DIANNE W MORRIS; 3 – FELIX G PAYNE; 4 – SAM VASQUEZ; 5 – JANE R TEUTSCH; 6 – SAM VASQUEZ; 7 – JANE R TEUTSCH; 8 – DIANNE K WALDRON; 9 – JOSEPH A OR BETTY J GILLIS; 10 – BILL WALDRON; 11 – DIANNE K WALDRON
Pedigrees (Sire – Dam, by Dam Sire): 1 – BURNING SAND – BW ALI CATT , by ZT ALI BABA ; 2 – BURNING SAND – WW MIRROR IMAGE , by ZT ALI BABA ; 3 – TH RICHIE – VIRTEUCE , by VIRGULE AL MAURY ; 4 – BURNING SAND – GOLLY GAL , by BY GOLLY ; 5 – BURNING SAND – B J ZELL , by BRUSALLY ORLEN ; 6 – BURNING SAND – HEAVEN KAN WAIT , by VIRGULE AL MAURY ; 7 – BURNING SAND – AK LORETTA , by VIRGULE AL MAURY ; 8 – TH RICHIE – ROYALE FANFARE , by MONARCH AH ; 9 – BURNING SAND – VAGUE DE GEMME , by BACO DU CASSOU ; 10 – BURNING SAND – DIXIE DARLENE , by WIKING ; 11 – BURNING SAND – AMMANTE , by DORMANE (FR)
The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council in cooperation with Emirates Racing Authority, IFAHR, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare with The National Archives as the official partner and Emirates airline as the official carriers and sponsored by Invest AD, National Feed and Flour Production and Marketing Co. LLC, Bloom, Petromal, Rise General Trading Co. LLC, Hayatna, Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Al Awani General Enterprises, Kabale, Al Wathba Centre, the UAE’s General Women’s Union, The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2015, Dr. Nader Saab Switzerland, Al Wathba Center, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Eastern Mangroves Suites-Abu Dhabi by Jannah, Yas Channel, Omeir Travels, Racing Post and Laboratories Fadia Karam Cosmetics.