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Flanders Embryo Auction meets Arab riders demand

After the unique start of the Flanders Embryo Auction at the Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club last year, embryos with the best jumping genes in the world will be auctioned again on Friday 9 February. Among the twenty embryos is a Casall out of the famous Olympic showjumping mare Valentina van ‘t Heike ridden by Jos Lansink. The Belgians Luk ...

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Sharjah Arabian Horse Festival

Sharjah Arabian Horse Festival

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi , Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Sharjah Equestrian and racing club is organizing “Sharjah Arabian Horse Festival “UAE Bred”, in cooperation with the Emirates Arabian Horse Society, and is sponsored by Al Qasimi Stables , Al Bidayer Stud , Al Saqran Stud , Ajman Stud, ...

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Two-time Olympian Boyd Martin joins with Japanese organisations to promote the retraining of racehorses

Two-time Olympian Boyd Martin joins with Japanese organisations to promote the retraining of racehorses

Two-time Olympian Boyd Martin is to host ‘retraining the racehorse’ clinics in Japan this December, in partnership with the National Riding Club Association of Japan (NRCAJ), the Japan Racing Association (JRA) and Godolphin, the global thoroughbred breeding and horseracing team founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates ...

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Hamdan Suspends Purebred Racing Ties In Australia

For the past 36 years Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, has passionately and tirelessly promoted Purebred Arabian on the global stage. Through his patronage, and with the help of the Dubai International Arabian Racing (DIAR) series that he created, the sport has grown significantly resulting in race meeting being held at ...

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Godolphin launch recruitment drive for 2018 Masar cohort

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Godolphin, the global thoroughbred breeding and horseracing stable founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, today launched a campaign to find eight outstanding and ambitious Emirati men and women to become part of the 2018 Masar cohort. Masar Godolphin is an academic and ...

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International Equestrian Federation Technical Committee discusses amendments to qualification requirements for World Cup

The Technical Committee of the 7th Group of the International Equestrian Federation recently discussed, during its meeting at the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club, the new amendments to the qualification requirements of the Arab League for the World Cup, as well as ways to develop and cooperate with other organising committees, and how to overcome the obstacles facing equestrians and ...

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UAE dominates Sheikha Fatima’s Ladies’ Cup in Italy

UAE dominates Sheikha Fatima's Ladies' Cup in Italy

Lady riders from the UAE did the country proud when four of their riders finished in the top five in the 120-km H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies CEI Two-star Cup which was part of the three-day Sardinia Endurance Festival that concluded on Sunday at the Horse Country Resort area in Arborea, Sardinia, in Italy. Four rides were part of ...

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Benbatl rules in Hampton Court

Benbatl rules in Hampton Court

Benbatl stayed on powerfully for an excellent success in the G3 Hampton Court Stakes at Royal Ascot on Thursday, June 22, giving Godolphin a fourth victory so far at Royal Ascot 2017. The three-year-old Dubawi colt, dropping back to 10 furlongs for trainer Saeed bin Suroor after finishing fifth in the G1 Derby over a mile and a half on ...

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Dubai royal Family attend Day 3 of Royal Ascot

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended day 3  of Royal Ascot race, in the presence of Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. The third day of the festival witnessed a very exciting competition for UAE horses, including the Godolphin stable which ...

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A point worth taking to Ascot

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Charlie Appleby has nominated Blue Point in the G1 Commonwealth Cup on Friday, June 23 as his stable’s best chance at Royal Ascot next week. Appleby, who expects to have around 20 runners over the five days, is pleased with the progress shown by the sharp Shamardal colt. “He has done particularly well since winning the G3 Pavilion Stakes at ...

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