Author: IFAHR MEDIA

USA 2 February 2024 The Arabian horse racing community mourns the loss of Susan Meyer, former president of the Arabian Jockey Club. Susan’s passing on February 2, 2024, is a profound loss for the sport. Her leadership at the Arabian Jockey Club was instrumental in advancing Arabian horse racing globally. As a devoted owner and breeder, Susan contributed significantly to the refinement of the Arabian horse breed. In remembering Susan Meyer, we honor a trailblazer who leaves an enduring legacy in the hearts of Arabian racing enthusiasts. May she rest in peace, her impact forever etched in the annals of the…

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Hippodrome de Wallonie, Belgium 4 December 2023 Today, 4 December AHRCB run the last of the five EMIRATES BREEDERS PROGRAM RACES, a series supported by Emirates Breeders to stimulate racing and breeding of Race-horses in Belgium. This series goes on for several years now and has indeed induced a progress in the quality of the Belgian race-stock. In the past two years, thanks to H.E MR. Faisal Al Rahmani (UAE), we could also initiate a parallel series for the Juniors! In both series, there is also provided, apart from the purse, a premium for the Breeder of the best Belgian…

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Italy 6 December 2023 Italian Arabian racing mourns the untimely loss of Mario Alessandro Bonomi at the age of 67. A devoted member of ANICA since 1993, Bonomi played a crucial role in supporting the association during significant events, serving as a ringmaster and contributing to the Disciplinary Commission. His contributions to the world of Arabian thoroughbreds in Italy leave a lasting impact, and he will be dearly missed by the racing community.

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Hunting & Equestrian Club – Kuwait 4 December 2023 HDBA ALSHAHEEN (Hadban Al Khalediah x Sudfa), owned by MUHAMMED F AL DOSARI, clinched her third win of the season in the Hunting & Equestrian Club Cup for pure Arabian fillies and mares (1200m). Trained by NASER AL HUMAIDAN and ridden by PHILIP JALVO, the mare showcased speed and determination, crossing the finish line in 1.24.12. BALQEES secured second place, while BINT AL REEH finished third in the intense competition.

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TUNIS 29 November 2023 Quick Sand AA, a distinguished Arabian horse born in the United States in 2013, is set to make a significant impact as the newest stallion in Tunisia for the upcoming 2024 breeding season. With an impressive racing career and pedigree, Quick Sand AA brings a wealth of accomplishments to the Tunisian Arabian horse breeding program. Racing Career Overview:Quick Sand AA, by Burning Sand (USA) out of Triumphs Silkie (USA), participated in a remarkable 49 races spanning from the age of 3 to 10 years. His racing career is characterized by: 19 victories 10 second-place finishes 13…

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Al Rahba Racecourse, Oman 28 November 2023 In the fiercely contested Wadi Dhiqah Stakes for 1800 meters, Shamkh S.B. (OM) (Jabal Kassyoun x Babouche Star) showcased an outstanding performance. Owned by Saad bin Suhail Al Mukhaini, trained by Badar bin Mohammed Al Hajri, and skillfully ridden by Amur bin Ali Al Rasbi, the horse emerged triumphantly at Al Rahba race course. Despite a formidable challenge from Dhakir, Shamkh S.B. displayed resilience, leading the pack and clinching victory by a nose in a time of 2:09:56.

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Hipódromo de Cidade Jardim, Brazil 2 December 2023 UAE PRESIDENT CUP SERIES FOR COLTS & FILLIES VIII Award For Arabians Males and females aged 3 and over without victorious,1200 M In a thrilling showcase of Arabian horse racing, the Jockey Club of São Paulo played host to the prestigious UAE President Cup Series for Colts & Fillies VIII Award. Sponsored by the Brazilian Association of Arabian Horse Breeders (ABCCA), the exclusive race attracted six winless horses, each vying for glory in the 1200 meters sprint. The spotlight of the event shone on Ômega Rach, a promising contender sired by Uzbek…

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San Rossore Hippodrome, Italy 3 December 2023 After six years, Antonio Efisio Pinna reclaimed victory in the year-end listed race for Arabian thoroughbreds aged 4 and over, now known as the Tower of Pisa Cup (formerly Meydan Cup). This time, not only as a jockey but also as a trainer. The strong Polish pair, Rasmy Al Khalediah and Wasmy Al Khalediah, were favored, with Rasmy being the winner of the same race in 2022. However, Rasmy didn’t perform at his best, and Wasmy surrendered in the decisive stages. Mario Sanna strategically placed Dubainulese third on the rope behind the Poles.…

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Al Zahzah (Farid X Al Hawaa) Baghdad Racecourse, Iraq 25 November 2023 In an exhilarating Arabian Purebred Race at Baghdad Racecourse, Al Zahzah (Farid X Al Hawaa), owned by Al Nujaifi Racing and ridden by Ali Mahdi, claimed victory over 1200 meters in a time of 1:20.00. Trained by Husam Abdul Hadi, Al Zahzah showcased speed and skill, securing the top spot in a race presented by the Iraqi Arabian Horse Organization (IAHO). Janah and Samah took the second and third positions, adding excitement to the competitive event.casino siteleri

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Bariz (MoarrabX Aneeda) Baghdad Racecourse, Iraq 28 November 2023 In an exciting Arabian Purebred Race at Baghdad Racecourse, Bariz (MoarrabX Aneeda), owned by Al Nujaifi Racing and ridden by Haidar Zaidan, emerged victorious over 1800 meters in a time of 1:59.59. Trained by Husam Abdulhadi, Bariz showcased speed and endurance, securing the top spot. Faqouri and Anbar claimed the second and third positions, making it a captivating display of Arabian horse racing prowess. Presented by the Iraqi Arabian Horse Organization (IAHO), the race was a testament to the strength and grace of these magnificent animals.

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