The President of the UAE Cup at Deauville

by Steve Andersen The winning streak spans five races over 21 months, from August 2015 to May of this year. In major stakes in France and England, Muraaqib has amassed a record pushing him close to the top of Europe’s tough purebred Arabian circuit. On May 14 at...

The $100,000 Darley Awards Stake

Paddys Day was the first Arabian racehorse that famous Thoroughbred jockey Victor Espinoza encountered up close. Espinoza, who has won three Kentucky Derbys, most recently in 2015 with American Pharoah, is quick to admit his background with Arabians is limited. “The...

The Emir’s Sword

A Million Dollar Weekend in Qatar by Steve Andersen Photos by Juhaim The rise of Ebraz (Amer x Massamari by Tidjani) over the winter in Qatar was nothing short of astonishing. He ran credibly in France in Group 1 stakes in 2016, finishing third and fourth. In Qatar,...

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown

by Steve Andersen A career that began in Houston and flourished in Europe reached a new height in Arabian racing in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirate on November 13. The well-traveled RB Burn (Majd Al Arab x Burnie Gee PW by Burning Sand) won the $1.27 million HH...