Weekend Wathba Stud Farm Cup Races in UK Herald Winners

Munya Farah August 5, 2013, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organization is happy to announce the August 3 win of Al Majh’Hoor for the Hereford Wathba Stud Farm Cup Maiden Stakes, and Al Atique for the Wathba Stud Farm Cup Conditions Stakes, followed by the August 4, Newbury Wathba Stud Farm Cup Purebred Arabian Premier Handicap win of Munya Farah.

August 3, Hereford Wathba Stud Farm Cup produced  the win by the favored, Al Majh’Hoor under jockey S A Walker for the 7F loop in the time of  1:37:40


Horse, Breeding, Jockey, Trainer, Owner

1 Al Majh’Hoor (Mared Al Sahra x Dixie Darlene), Mr S A Walker, Mr J Smart, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani

2 Hemma (Akbar x Kerbelle Du Loup), Mr M Johnson, Mr J Smart,  HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani

3  Mujtahidah, (Nenuphar Al Maury x Hadhoodh), Mr D Turner, Mr S A Hakmani, Royal Cavalry Of Oman

Full Results: [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Results-Hereford-3-August.pdf” save=”1″]

August 3, 2013, Hereford Wathba Stud Farm Cup Conditions Stakes For Purebred Arabians, 3 yrs old & upwardsResults

This turf race of seven furlongs saw Al Atique (Amer x Somra) ridden by Mr. M Johnson take the lead away from favorite, Mkeefa, winning by 2.5 lengths as Aziz made it a double for trainer, Julian Smart.


1 Al Atique, Mr M Johnson, Mr J Smart. HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani

2 2.5 Aziz, Mr S A Walker, Mr J Smart, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani

Sire: Amer / Dam: Aziza D’Aroco (FR)

3  Mkeefa, Mr P Collington, Mr J Smart, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani

Sire: Amer / Dam: Nisaee

4  Krossfire (USA), Mr Y J Al Senaidi, Mr S Al Hakmani,  Royal Cavalry Of Oman

5  5.5 Stars The Limit (USA), Mr S Harrison, Mr D M Batteate,  Mr A H Al-Aidarous

August 4, Newbury Purebred Arabian Premier Handicap Wathba Stud Farm Cup, 3 yrs up,  one mile, two furlongs.

Munya FarahTen  runners made the mile, two furlong loop with Munya Farah taking first under jockey James Doyle in the time of 02:31:06.


Horse, Breeding, Jockey, Trainer, Owner

1 Munya Farah (Munjiz x Djelflore), James Doyle, Mrs G M Duffield, M. J. De Ruiter-Floor

2  Abhar (Majd Al Arab x Akie Croix Noire), Mr S A Walker, Mr J Smart, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani

3 Azwa (Kaolino x Lamasat), Dane O’Neill, Mrs G M Duffield,  H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin R Al MaktoumMunya Farah

Full Results: [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Arabian-Race-Result-Newbury-4th-August.pdf” save=”1″]

According to Amanda Smith, Racing Manager of the Arabian Racing Organization (UK) limited, they are delighted to see  the sponsorship of so many Arabian races on the cards.

“This development will have its positive impact on the Arabian races in general and the small owners and breeders in particular,” she said. “We are working hard to promote the Arabian horse thanks to the strong support and backing we have been receiving from HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Racing Festival. The big boost has contributed to the improvement of the breeding and training operations of this noble creature around Europe and the globe at large,” she concluded.

The races are held under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, under the umbrella of the HH The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is organized by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and co-ordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council in association with Emirates Racing Authority, IFAHR and Emirates Arabian Horse Society, supported by General Authority for Youth and Sports Welfare and Fegentri with Emirates airlines as the official carrier. Sponsors include the Tourism Development& Investment Company (TDIC), Invest AD Arabtec Holding PJSC, Al Rashid Investment, Areej Al Ameerat, Al Awani General Enterprises, Kabale, Al Wathba Centre, the UAE’s General Women’s Union, the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2013, Dr. Nader Saab Switzerland, Wathba Stud Farm, Al Wathba Center, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Eastern Mangroves Hotel and SPA and Eastern Mangroves Suites-Abu Dhabi by Jannah.






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