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Von Eckermann and Chacanno Unbeatable at Al Shira’aa Horse Show

Sweden’s world number eight, Henrik von Eckermann rode to stylish victory in the CSI4* Grand Prix presented by Longines and Al Shira’aa Stables at the Al Shira’aa International Horse Show tonight (Saturday), on his talented bay stallion, Chacanno. The class, which brought the curtain down on the four-day show at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort in Abu Dhabi, consisted ...

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Watch Now: Countdown To 2017 Final is On!

The countdown to the 15th and final event of the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League is on, with less than two weeks before the world’s top horses and riders compete in the thrilling showdown at AL SHAQAB, Qatar from 9th-11th November. After a season which has seen more twists and turns than a Formula 1 circuit, ...

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TEAM UAE SPRING A BIG SURPRISE WITH VICTORY IN LONGINES CHALLENGE CUP

Team UAE enjoy their victory gallop after winning tonight's Longines Challenge Cup at the Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final in Barcelona (ESP). (FEI/Libby Law)

It was history in the making when the United Arab Emirates crushed their considerably more experienced opponents to win the Challenge Cup at the Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final under the lights of the Real Club de Polo in Barcelona (ESP) tonight. They finished second-last of the 15 participating nations in yesterday’s first qualifier when collecting a total of ...

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GCL Teams Ready to Kick Up a Storm in Paris

Photo: GCL / Stefano Grasso

Round eight of the Global Champions League sees home city team Paris Panthers vying for a powerful performance straight out of the starting blocks. In an earlier interview, Panthers rider Jack Hardin Towell said: “I hope we’re going to start strong!” The iconic Eiffel Tower will provide the picture-perfect backdrop as the Championship battle hots up, with a passionate crowd ...

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Stars out in force for glittering LGCT Cannes

Stars out in force for glittering LGCT Cannes

An A-list line up of show jumping superstars will head to the sparkling destination of Cannes this week as the overall battle for the Championship takes the spotlight.   Just a stone’s throw from the world-famous La Croisette, the Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League of Cannes event is a remarkable combination of glamour and top-class sport. Held ...

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Hollywood ending as Casall bows out with dream LGCT Grand Prix win

Hollywood ending as Casall bows out with dream LGCT Grand Prix win

In a moment of pure sporting magic, the legendary stallion Casall ASK retired with a phenomenal Grand Prix win at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Hamburg. The curtain came down on the final chapter in Casall ASK’s incredible career in the most extraordinary way, as the 18-year-old bay stallion exited the stage with a true Hollywood-style ending. Tens of ...

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Dream Finish for Ward As He Lifts Longines FEI World Cup

USA's double Olympic gold medallist, McLain Ward lifts the Longines FEI World Cup™ trophy for the first time on the winner's podium with Romain Duguet (SUI) in second and Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) third at the Final 2017 Omaha (USA) today. (Liz Gregg/FEI)

By Louise Parkes McLain Ward (41) couldn’t hold back the emotions when he finally clinched the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping trophy in Omaha (USA) tonight. It’s been a long time coming, and the victory was very, very sweet. “I’ve been doing this for 25 years or more, and I’ve come so close so many times and one way or ...

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Jack The Lad For Godolphin

ack Hobbs (GB) (John Gosden- William Buick) wins the Longines Dubai Sheema Classic at the DWC at Meydan on March 25th 2017 (Andrew Watkins and dubai racing club)

Trainer John Gosden and jockey William Buick again teamed up to superb effect in the Longines Dubai Sheema Classic as Godolphin’s Jack Hobbs (GB) stormed back to his brilliant best. Seven years have elapsed since Buick launched his association with Gosden by landing the race on Dar Re Mi, and the now Godolphin-retained rider was sporting his famous blue silks ...

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Double Gold For Vazirabad

Vazirabad (FR) (Alain De Royer-Dupre –Christophe Soumillon) wins the Dubai Gold Cup (Credit -Dubai Racing Club , Andrew Watkins)

History repeated itself times over in the Dubai Gold Cup sponsored by Al Tayer Motors as Vazirabad (FR) became the first dual winner of the race, which joined the Dubai World Cup programme in 2012. As last year Vazirabad, representing owner the Aga Khan, trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre and jockey Christophe Soumillon, mowed down the leaders with a stunning turn ...

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Ribchester Could Be The Turf King

Godolphin's Ribchester brings Group 1 form into the Dubai Turf (phot creedit Dubai racing club and _NEVILLE_HOPWOOD-

Robbed this week of last year’s victor, Japan’s Real Steel (JPN), there will be a new name on the trophy for the 1800m Group 1 US$6m Dubai Turf sponsored by DP World. Godolphin have owned the winner on three occasions, all trained by Saeed bin Suroor who himself can boast five victories in the turf feature and they combine with ...

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