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  • 22 December 2019

    Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club staged its final meeting of 2019 Sunday, with its six races officially highlighted by the Listed Abu Dhabi Championship, a 1600m contest restricted for 3-year-olds. The 1600m affair was won by a flared nostril in a desperately close finish by Ihtesham, who clung on grimly to deny the unfortunately named RB Secondtonone.

  • 21 December 2019

    A pair of Purebred Arabian prestige handicaps were the joint highlights at Sharjah Longines Racecourse on Saturday afternoon on what proved another productive fixture for reigning UAE champions, owner Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, trainer Ernst Oertel and jockey Tadhg O’Shea, the trio combining for a double.

  • 21 December 2019

    Racing at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday is officially highlighted by the Listed Abu Dhabi Championship, but also featuring a fascinating 1400m Thoroughbred handicap that provides a good opportunity for 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival aspirants.

  • 20 December 2019

    Sharjah Longines Racecourse stages its third and by far best meeting of the season so far on Saturday afternoon highlighted by two AED100,000 prestige handicaps, with the 1700m HE Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Cup being contested for just the second time. The inaugural edition last year was won by no less than AF Maher, subsequently twice victorious in Group 1 company over 2000m at Meydan, landing both Al Maktoum Challenge R3 and Dubai Kahayla Classic.

  • 19 December 2019

    Doubles for Red and Grandstand Stables

    DUBAI (December 19, 2019)—Racing at Meydan on Thursday, a fascinating six-race card and final meeting at the course of 2019, was highlighted by the Dubai Creek Mile sponsored by Mubadala (Listed), which was won in thrilling fashion by Nasir Askar’s Satish Seemar-trained Secret Ambition and jockey Tadhg O’Shea. The evening was sponsored by pillar partner Mubadala.

  • 18 December 2019

    DUBAI (December 18, 2019)—Racing at Meydan on Thursday is highlighted by a pair of stakes contests, one each for the Purebred Arabians and Thoroughbreds. The latter, the Dubai Creek Mile sponsored by Mubadala (Listed), is a high-class renewal with seven quality declarations, rated between 98-113, including Group 2 winner Heavy Metal, Group 3 winners Kimbear and Secret Ambition and Listed winners Yulong Warrior and Rodaini. Dubai World Cup Carnival winners Manguzi and Thegreatcollection complete the field.

  • 17 December 2019

    With the global showcase Dubai World Cup Carnival commencing right around the corner on Jan. 2, the ERA Thoroughbred Sale 2019 Sale is set for Friday, Dec. 20. The sale will take place within the Saddling Enclosure of Meydan Racecourse at 3:30 p.m. Please contact stable to arrange a viewing time or arrive by 1:30 p.m. on the day of the sale to do so.

  • 17 December 2019

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  • 15 December 2019

    Racing at Abu Dhabi on Sunday kicked off with the only Thoroughbred race on the card, a 2400m handicap in which multiple runners were looking to improve their ratings to meet the 90 minimum for the imminent (Jan. 2) start of the Dubai World Cup Carnival. Returning from injury, having missed racing in the capital last week, jockey Richard Mullen wasted no time in hitting the target with a confident ride aboard Recordman for his main local employer, Satish Seemar.

  • 15 December 2019

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  • 14 December 2019

    The traditional six-race meeting in Abu Dhabi on Sunday kicks off with the only Thoroughbred contest, a 2400m handicap. It is a typically wide-open contest for such an event in the capital, in which the weights are headed by Dubai World Cup Carnival alumnus Zamaam, to be saddled by Erwan Charpy and one of two among 12 declarations for the trainer owned by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

  • 12 December 2019

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    GLOBETROTTING YULONG WARRIOR TO RETURN IN DUBAI CREEK MILE

    A familiar name to UAE racing fans from the 2017-2018 season will be returning on Dec. 19 in the form of 2018 Al Bastakiya (Listed) winner Yulong Warrior, who makes his first start for Zabeel Racing Stables master Satish Seemar since finishing seventh in the UAE Derby (G2) astern Mendelssohn.

  • 08 December 2019

    The first of the three Thoroughbred feature races staged during the season at Abu Dhabi, the 1600m Listed Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Day Cup was the highlight in the capital on Sunday and won impressively by Taamol, a first big race winner in the UAE for jockey Sandro Paiva.

  • 07 December 2019

    Sunday witnesses the first of three Thoroughbred feature races staged during the season at Abu Dhabi, with a full field of 16 set to face the starter in the Listed Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Day Cup over 1600m.

  • 06 December 2019

    The featured 1400m handicap at Al Ain on Friday was won stylishly by the exciting and progressive Jayide Al Boraq who has suffered just one defeat in a four race career to date for trainer Khalifa Al Neyadi, owner Al Rahmani Racing and jockey Bernardo Pinheiro who has ridden him on each occasion.