USA-Bred RB Burn Wins World’s Richest Arabian Horse Race

Aurora, CO – The Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown, dubbed the world’s richest Arabian race with a purse of €1.2 million, not surprisingly drew the top-rated Arabian racehorses in the world last Sunday to Abu Dhabi. The field of 16 horses including eight...

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Champion Paddys Day Scores for Borel

There was something of a fairytale element to the result of the $100,000 Grade I UAE President Cup at Churchill Downs, Kentucky, on Saturday when champions Paddys Day and Calvin Borel combined to take the Purebred Arabian feature. Taking place over a mile and one...

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An Uptown Funk Performance at Arapahoe Park

Jonathan Horowitz - Aurora, CO – June 18, 2016 Uptown Dannys Boy is finding his funk at Arapahoe Park.  In his first start at the Colorado track on May 22, the 4-year-old gray colt broke a 15-year-old track record for five furlongs.  Then on Saturday, he prevailed in...

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Delaware Park Graded Stakes Wrap Up

Here’s a wrap-up of the recent 2015 Graded Stakes races at Delaware Park, along with photos of the winning horses for each race: July 11 - CreRun Oaks Distaff  3 & 4 yr old fillies  Gr 2   1 1/16 m dirt, time:1:58.59 RB Frynch Broad All N All Taylors Touchof Class...

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Arabian Racing Grade 3 Oaks and Derby in Texas

Here are the results from the Arabian Racing Grade 3 Oaks and Derby in Texas on Saturday, August 29 2015 at Retama Park: Race 1 - $20,000 - Texas Arabian Derby, Grade 3 -  1 1/16 Miles.  Paddys Day overtook Es Mi Cielo in the stretch to win by 2 lengths. The other...

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Past and Future of Arabian Racing

Jonathan Horowitz - Aurora, CO June 22, 2015 When Paddys Day took the lead in Sunday’s Jerry Partin COBRA Sprint Sponsored by Quarter Moon Ranch at Arapahoe Park, he also took the baton of Arabian racing in Colorado.  The 4-year-old rising star ridden by Kelsi Purcell...

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Ms Dixie Makes Horse Racing History at Arapahoe Park

Jonathan Horowitz – Aurora, CO - June 14, 2015 Ms Dixie became the first horse in the history of Arapahoe Park to win the same stakes race four times with a hard-fought victory in Sunday’s COBRA Distaff Sprint Sponsored by MKP Enterprises.  Owned by the Quarter Moon...

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Our Princess Wins at Delaware Park May 23, 2015

Another victory for NIVOUR DE CARDONNE's daughter: OUR PRINCESS! After a brilliant 2014 season (5 wins in 5 starts, including a Gr.3, a Gr.2 and a Gr.1), and a 4th place in a Gr.1 earlier this year, OUR PRINCESS added another victory to her great record. The 5yo...

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28th Annual Darley Awards Announced

April 6, 2015, Los Angeles, CA - Valiant Boy SBFAR topped off an undefeated season in 2014 by winning his second Horse of The Year trophy (he also won it in 2012) as well as one for Older Horse, at the 28th annual Darley Awards sponsored by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin...

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New International Racing Association Formed

AURORA, CO – The Arabian Jockey Club (AJC) is excited to be a part of the Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC), a new worldwide racing association aimed at growing a solid base of Arabian racing bloodlines and participation at the grass roots level. The attached press...

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Dubai Kahayla Classic March 28th

Watch the $1 million Dubai Kahayla Classic for purebred Arabians live online this Saturday, March 28 with a post time of 8am EST. Follow these directions: Go to http://www.dmi.ae/dubairacing/ As the page is loading - look for your browser to load the help box that...

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2015 Breeders Incentive

In 2014, the Arabian Racing Cup Stewards renewed their support of breeders through bonus money and sponsorship of the two Arabian Racing Cup Stallion S. (G3) held in Texas. This additional funding will be spread out around our racing states in different years. With...

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Sand on Fire Springs the Upset

Sand on Fire Springs the Upset in the $38,500 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup A field of nine Arabian fillies competed in the $38,500 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR Cup. The race featured all female jockeys for the...

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Burning Fleet Front Running Victor

Burning Fleet Front Running Victor in the $45,000, Grade 1, HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup - Amethyst Jewel A talented group of eleven colts and geldings showed their mettle in the Grade 1, HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup. Betty and Joseph Gillis's...

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All in All Wins Grade 2 Texas Yellow Rose Stake

ALL IN ALL holds off RB Frynch Broad in the Grade 2 Texas Yellow Rose Stake Sam Houston Race Park, February 21, 2015 - - The 3rd race of the evening was the Grade 2 Texas Yellow Rose for 4 Year Old Purebred Arabian Fillies. The 7 furlong challenge paid a prize of...

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Our Princess Splashes through the Mud to Victory

Article Courtesy of Retama Park, November 22, 2014, race 2 The coupled entry from Delaware, OUR PRINCESS and Royal Richess, finished 1-2 in the Grade 3 Texas Arabian Oaks for 4 year old purebred Arabian fillies. OUR PRINCESS was ridden by Kirsten Swan, and Laura...

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Burning Fleet Runs off to Win by 20 Lengths in the Mud

Article Courtesy of Retama Park, November 22, 2014, race 1 BURNING FLEET proved much the best over his competitors in the Grade 3 Texas Arabian Derby for four year old Arabian colts and geldings. Running on a very muddy track he set the early pace, clear by two...

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Delaware Park Arabian Juvenile Filly Championship S. (G3)

By Stephanie Corum - October 1, 2014 When three fillies were scratched (two by the track veterinarian and one by her trainer) only four 3-year-old fillies were left to contest the Delaware Park Arabian Juvenile Filly Championship S. (G3) sponsored by Rosebrook Farm....

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Delaware Park Arabian Juvenile Championship S. (G3)

By Stephanie Corum - September 27, 2014 The first big test for the youngsters at Delaware Park came on September 27 in the Delaware Park Arabian Juvenile Championship S. (G3). The favorite was Mark Ashby’s homebred Lazur Hess, who broke his maiden at first asking by...

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Valiant Boy SBFAR wins Zayed Cup in LA

Valiant Boy SBFAR is turning out to be the latest superstar of Purebred Arabian racing in the US. Bred by His Highness Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan in France, the 6-year-year old grey scored an astounding victory in the first running of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin...

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2015 Arabian Meet at Delaware Park

There will be 2 overnight races offered per week from mid-May to early October. The overnights will average $13,000 from claiming races up to various conditioned allowance races including maiden special weights. There will be 4 stakes races run in 2015. The Cre Run...

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Bob Magness Memorial Arabian Derby (G2)

By Stephanie Corum - September 1, 2014 The Bob Magness Memorial Arabian Derby (G2) had a bit of unexpected drama at the beginning of the race. RB Code, who was breaking from post position #1, veered towards the gap just after the start and unseated rider Yamil...

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Cre Run Oaks Arabian Distaff S. (G2)

By Stephanie Corum - September 1, 2014 Our Princess, winner of the recent Buzz Brauninger Arabian Distaff H. (G1), looked to solidify her position as the leading 4-year-old filly in the Cre Run Oaks Arabian Distaff S. (G2). The 1 1/16 mile race featured a $30,000...

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Race Conditions for Los Alamitos

9-5 - Maiden fillies $7,000 9-6 - Derby for 4 yr olds open $12,000 9-7 - Open fillies and mares $8,000 9-12 - Maiden colts $7,000 9-13 - Allowance NW2 $7,500 9-19 - N/W 3 $7,700 9-20 - Sheik Zayed Stakes est. $47,000 9-21 - Open maiden $7,000 CLICK HERE for additional...

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Decorated Veterans and Future Stars Highlight Arapahoe Park

By Jonathan Horowitz – August 14, 2014 – Aurora, CO Some of the most accomplished Arabian fillies and mares in the United States will line up in Saturday’s Grade 3 COBRA Distaff Sponsored by Soaring Eagle, and a group of up-and-comers will try to take the next step to...

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Breezell LZP Dominates Wathba Stud Farm Cup

By Jonathan Horowitz – August 8, 2014 - Aurora, CO Breezell Lzp took the lead at the top of the stretch, and then Friday’s Wathba Stud Farm Cup at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colorado became a one-horse race.  The 6-year-old chestnut mare ridden by Karlo Lopez powered...

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Marquee Arabian Races Climax Arapahoe Park Season

By Jonathan Horowitz August 4, 2014 - Aurora, CO Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colorado will host the Wathba Stud Farm Cup on August 8, the Grade 3 COBRA Distaff Sponsored by Soaring Eagle Ranch on August 16, and the Grade 3 COBRA Classic Sponsored by Crow Valley on August...

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Sammy V Wins and Breaks Track Record

Sammy V won the first HH Sheika Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship race held in Sacramento, California, July 19, 2014, breaking the Sacramento track record set last year by Ayers. Sammy V winning by 10 1/2 lengths easily broke the Sacramento track...

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Record-breaking display by Sammy V Wows US Fans

July 5, 2014, Pleasanton, California ~ In an exhilarating display of raw speed, 6-year-old Sammy V under Juan Sanchez, smashed the record for a 6-furlong (1200 metres) race in the US and also registered one of the biggest margin of victories with a 13-length win in...

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COBRA 2013 Racing Results

Following is a list of the 2013 COBRA (Colorado Owners and Breeders of Racing Arabians) awards: ARAPAHOE PARK 2013 AWARDS 3-Year-Old Filly of the Year: My Vaz Is Hot - Sam Vasquez, Owner 3-Year-Old Colt of the Year: Para Que Sluffy - Sam Vasquez, Owner 4-Year-old...

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Sammy V Leads Every Yard To Win COBRA Sprint

By Jonathan Horowitz June 22, 2014 Aurora, CO Sammy V went straight to the front and never looked back to win Sunday’s COBRA Sprint at Arapahoe Park. The speedy gray horse with a similar name to his owner, Sam Vasquez, built a quick two-length lead at the end of a...

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