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KALINO WINS THE WORLD’S RICHEST ARABIAN RACE

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KALINO Winner of the World’s Richest Arabian Race 1.2 MILLION EUROS JEWEL CROWN IN ABU DHABI

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KAOLINO

KALINO (KAOLINO x Virlaxy by Virgule Al Maury) took flight to win the Sheikh

Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown (Group 1) at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club race course, the worldʼs richest Arabian race in history, worth 1.2 million Euros. Congratulations to all the KALINO connections especially Owner HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar, trainer Alban de Mieulle, jockey Olivier Peslier, and breeder Trackside Farm from USA.

KAOLINO AT STUD

(DORMANE X CARY DE CARRERE, by PASSEM)

5/18(9-2-5) $313,453, Dubai Kahayla Classic G1 Winner, winner at all distances on dirt and turf, and sire of winners in four countries. 2016 FEE: $3000 USD FRESH, COOLED SHIPPED, OR FROZEN SEMEN

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OUR HORSES LOVE THE WAY HE RIDES, AND IT SHOWS IN THE WAY THEY WIN!

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Editor's Notes

Corrections/Clarifications

It has been a whirlwind couple of weeks. First a fabulous event in Abu Dhabi and then a great weekend in Texas to wrap up the 2015 racing year in the U.S. Each event was courtesy of the generous sponsorship of the Sheik Mansoor Festival and DIAR/Shadwell respectively. Credit goes to both of these organizations for each having a vision to promote and expand the sport of Arabian racing worldwide. We in the U.S. are very grateful as without these sponsorships racing here would likely be in dire straits.

When So Big Is Better won the Delaware Park Arabian Classic (G1) we thought, at age 11, he was the oldest racehorse of any breed to win a graded stakes...much less a grade 1. Well, that is true...to a point. Eleven is the oldest age for a grade 1 winner of any breed, but So Big Is Better wasn't the first horse to do it. It was, in fact, Mr Full Service. Remember him? Foaled in 1992, Mr Full Service (Sam Tiki x BW Ali Catt, by ZT Ali Baba) was owned by Bill and Cathy Waldron and trained by Bill as well.

Personally speaking, this was my first trip to the Middle East. I found it to be quite an extravagant experience. It is certainly a different world with unique customs, climate and topography but regardless of where you go in the world there is one thing we can agree on and that is the love of the Arabian horse.

Mr Full Service raced for 9 years to a record of 73(20-1615)7-19, $342,597. He was named Darley Champion Older Horse in 1998.

By Stephanie J. Corum

Desert sunsets are truly spectacular and I was fortunate to witness two of them. The horses are incredibly beautiful and well cared for. The race track was first class and the racing there top notch. It was also great to see the "international family" again. The DIAR stakes at Lone Star Park a mere week later brought people together much like the Arabian Cup Championships did a decade ago. It was great to have a night of Arabian racing once again in this country. All four races were very competitive and exciting to watch.

Over the next few years he continued to race sparingly and in 2003, at age 11, Mr Full Service won the Arabian Cup Championship Sprint (G1) at Delaware Park. Thus he was the oldest graded stakes winner of any breed. So Big Is Better tied with him in 2015. I guess we'll have to wait and see if So Big Is Better tries to set the record at age 12. Our apologies to Bill and Cathy Waldron and to Mr Full Service himself, for overlooking this great accomplishment.

The open house at Mandolynn Hill Farm the next day was relaxed and fun. It also gave me the outstanding opportunity to meet and talk with Mr. , Chairman of Shadwell, and Richard Lancaster, Shadwell's racing manager. Personally, it was my first trip to Texas in several years and it was fun to visit with the "national family". Events such as these are great at bringing us together to celebrate the Arabian. Also found in the pages of this issue are a letter to the editor from Todd Moak and Mike E.'s column which are both about the HARC program and some of the feelings surrounding it. Please keep in mind that the opinions are theirs alone. However, the magazine presents them in an effort to engage in constructive dialogue. We are never all going to agree, but in the end I do believe we are all interested in the same thing - successful Arabian racing.

Mr Full Service winning the grade 1 Arabian Cup Championship Sprint at age 11. Photo copyright Hoofprints Inc.

And check out our new column at the end - "The Backside". We hope you will fill it with funny, positive stories and photos about your life with Arabian horses. Thanks in advance for participating. 6 • Arabian Finish Line • December 2015


Letter to the Editor... From Todd Moak HARC – Who Goes There? We like the catchy title and think many will appreciate a humorous twist on our approach to a serious subject. That subject is the formation of HARC, an organization of which many of you are aware, the acronym for Heritage Arabian Racing Club. We first became aware of HARC when we read two announcements (authors not noted) printed in the May 2015 issue of the Arabian Finish Line. The first announcement under the title “News You Should Know” is a statement that the AJC (Arabian Jockey Club) is “excited to be a part of the Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC).” We feel that the AJC’s support of an organization that excludes a stallion accepted by its country’s registry is offensive. The AJC is supporting an organization that, without any factual basis, rejects the progeny of the leading Arabian race sire for 10 years in the USA. It should be noted that the AJC receives funding from AHA, yet chooses to support an organization that excludes the AHA’s documented Arabian purebred, Burning Sand. (Editor's note: Since that press release was originally printed, the AJC has clarified its position with HARC. In November's "Just Talkin", Evie Sweeney stated that HARC has no connection with the AJC. And although the AJC is not involved in the administration or development of the program, they will be disseminating information about the program as part of their role of providing education and racing data for Arabian racing.") This introduction by the AJC is followed by a press release from HARC, stating how it came to exist and its purpose: “to support and promote racing for those who wish to preserve the purebred Arabian of traditional type and bloodlines and to ensure the long-term future of Arab horse characteristics, in the broadest terms, with the hallmarks of beauty, athletic ability, soundness and versatility.” The press release goes on to state that “It is recognized that recently, enormous strides have been made in Arabian racing through the concentrated use of certain highly selected and at times controversial bloodlines. The result has been a significantly improved racehorse that bears little resemblance to the original purebred, either in looks or in racing style and speed.”

We include these rather lengthy quotes for a few reasons. The vagueness of the statements is self-evident. However, they are also self-contradictory. Some of the issues – especially beauty – are subjective. What one might assume by using the term beauty is Arabian “type” – large eyes and nostrils, dished face, finer bones, etc. These traits or not “original.” They were achieved by select breeding; and breeding to achieve type, according to many veterinarians’ opinions, does not promote soundness. The use of the phrase “..at times controversial bloodlines” is extremely vague. To begin to comment on this, we would like to point out that controversies are many times started, not by any legitimate question, evidence or finding, but just by the fact that opinions differ and rumors fly! The founding members of HARC define a “HARC eligible” horse as any horse who is registered in a WAHO studbook but does not contain the blood in any generation of 6 named stallions. One of these stallions is Burning Sand. We will address specifically the issues regarding Burning Sand, as we do not have sufficient knowledge of the other 5 stallions to address with specificity the issues regarding their exclusion. Burning Sand is almost surely the most investigated Arabian race horse in the history of Arabian Racing in the USA. No evidence of impurity was ever established. He was registered by the same requirements of the AHR or AHA as was any other registered Arabian horse of his era. His registration and race record, while unduly stripped have long since been reinstated. To exclude Burning Sand from any program promoting “purity of the breed” is unjust. We recognize that in competitive sports, some will have an adversarial attitude. Like fans of teams in some sports – the attitude that their team is “good” and others are the enemy is fairly common. This attitude is part of how the word “fan”, short for fanatic, was derived. However, there are rules and standards which govern participation and qualification of participants in any sport. The established requirements of regulatory organizations, not the opinions of some of the participants, should be the standards for participation or exclusion.

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KAO MALOAN SWA by KAOLINO

Powerful Prospects from Spirit Winds Arabians KAOL MALOAN SWA, BY KAOLINO AHR*661061, 04-March-2013. Two Year Old Bay Colt, Out of Molli Maloan (3 time winner and stakes placed mare by FMR Grand Jete) dam of 4 time winner & stakes placed Cholly Roger.

OZARK KAOLENA SWA, by KAOLINO AHR*656668, 02-March-2012, Three Year Old

OZARK KAOLENA SWA by KAOLINO

Chestnut Filly, Out of FMR Ozark Eklipse (by Cassels Roszlem+) 6 time winning mare, dam of winners including Sir James MHF by KAOLINO

CHNDAKAS EKLIPSE SWA, by CHNDAKA AHR*661060, 14-March-2013, Two Year Old

Grey Filly, Out of FMR Ozark Eklipse (by Cassels Roszlem+) 6 time winning mare with 2 stakes wins, 3 stakes places

KOUNT CZESTER SWA, by KAN YOU RUN AHR*653297, 13 Mar 2011, 4 Year Old Grey

Stallion, out of FMR Ozark Eklipse, by Cassels Roszlem+. A purebred American-bred with no french blood, Currently racing

MADAME CHRISSTY SWA, by CHNDAKA AHR*656539, 21 Jan 2012, 3 Year Old Bay Filly out of Triss, by Wiking. Full sister to CHRISS SWA. In Casper Wyoming in breaking training. CHNDAKAS EKLIPSE SWA

Spirit Winds Arabians Stallions at stud for Purebred Racing Heritage Breeding

by CHNDAKA

KD Kalhoun

1994 Black Stallion KD Kalibor x Belvedere Hartyna, by Baharr 7 wins, 8 placings. 6/35(7-4-4). Sire of limited offspring, 3 to race, 2 winners including STF Point Two Kalhoun (out of Twothepoint, by Samborzelsta) 3/18(2-1-1)0-1 exported

Racing photo, CHRISS SWA Š RASMI HUNT, COADY PHOTOGRAPHY

Kan You Run

1995 Bay Stallion Wiking x Kenia, by *El Paso 15 wins, 16 places. 55(15-7-9)2-2 Outstanding durability. From just a few foals, he has sired 4 winners

Dr. James L. Wetzel Jr. Over 20 years of success in breeding and racing Arabians.

Spirit Winds Arabians

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Arabian Racing Will Miss... Virgule Al Maury, owned by Betty Jo and Paul Richards of Glencoe, Oklahoma, was sadly laid to rest and buried in his favorite pasture on their farm, Lone Chimney Ranch. Virgule Al Maury was an elite purebred Arabian Stallion imported from France, by Kesberoy and out of Valse Du Cassou by Baroud III. He was 26.

and they are grateful to have foals on the way for 2016 and to have secured frozen semen to carry on his legacy. Virgule Al Maury as a young racehorse with Jaci Wickham aboard.

His race record of 16(6-2-5)0-4 in England and U.A.E. was far surpassed by his ability as sire. Virgule Al Maury was the U.S. leading sire by earnings in 2004 and 2005, and remains today as the all-time leading Purebred Arabian French Sire in the U.S. He finished 2015 as the U.S.’s second leading broodmare sire. His most famous grandson running today is Paddys Day, by Burning Sand and out of the Virgule Al Maury daughter AK Loretta. Virgule Al Maury, a big chestnut stallion, was bred by Monsieur Alain Benarrous and born in 1989. He was originally owned by Godolphin Racing and then later by Darley Stud Management during his most prolific career at stud in the U.S.. Under the direction of Denise Gault of Racestreet Management Inc., he sired 248 foals from 1997 through 2008. Acquired by Betty Jo and Paul Richards in 2010, Virgule Al Maury lived out his final golden years well loved and enjoying life at Lone Chimney Ranch in Oklahoma. The Richards were successful in continuing his breeding career, best Arabian racehorses in the world. Trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, Nivour De Cardonne won 6 of his 16 starts and was placed 7 times, in the UK and the UAE. He became the first Kahayla Classic winner for Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 2000. Shadwell Director Richard Lancaster said: “Nivour De Cardonne was an outstanding racehorse for Sheikh Hamdan. He had a special place in our memories as Sheikh Hamdan’s first Kahayla Classic winner. He proved a very good sire in the USA and we thank Cre Run Farm and Mandolynn Hill Farm for looking after him so well.” Upon his retirement, Nivour De Cardonne was imported to the US and stood at stud at Cre Run Farm in Virginia, where during his years there he sired multiple stakes winners and Champions including Our Machine, Dixies Valentine, A Ladys Man And Our Princess, among many others. Shadwell is sad to announce the death of one of its Arabian stallions, NIVOUR DE CARDONNE. The son of Manganate was bred in France from an outstanding family that has produced among the very

In 2013, Nivour De Cardonne was welcomed to Mandolynn Hill Farm in Texas, breeding top mares whose foals will carry on his legacy. He will always be recognized as one of the most respected French imports to influence the Arabian racing in the United States. A kind and gentle stallion, he will be missed by all.

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By Michael Economopoulos

Photos, Thomas Kohler & Dave Wild

Last month I wrote about the Heritage Arabian Racing Club and promised to do a follow up column with commentary and historic reference about HARC and the somewhat related issue of Arabian breed purity. I will start out with the historic reference which takes the form of excerpts from two columns I wrote in early 1993. At the time we were dealing with what some referred to as "ringers" as well as the introduction of (what I think was) the first imported French runner, *Calin Du Louve. That French horse was the number two money earner in 1992, behind Victorias Secrett and ahead of horses like Oh By Gosh, Monarch AH and TC Tomtyr. He caused quite a stir back then and heated discussion about breed purity. Almost 23 years later, that discussion continues. From Arabian Finish Line (Jan/Feb, Mar/April, 1993) I have never been accused of breeding or running a "ringer". Unfortunately, I've never been lucky enough to have a horse that ran fast enough. The fact is that for the past decade I've been trying to breed Arabians that look like Thoroughbreds. Since a Thoroughbred can run a mile ten seconds faster than the prettiest Arabian show horse, I figured that's what a runner ought to look like. If successful, I'll win lots of races, earn lots of purses, and have a lot of people question the ancestry of my horses. Questions about parentage are not new to Arabian racing. Several years ago both Freds Revenge and Raf Oak had their papers pulled for not being the horses they were supposed to be. Both horses, after literally running away from their competitors, were the target of protest and complaint. The Arabian Horse Registry of America (AHR) conducted an investigation and determined that Freds Revenge and Raf Oak were not the product of their sire and dam. Their registrations were revoked and these speedsters were forced into early retirement. They left, however, with their pensions intact and several second place finishers feeling mighty upset and more than a little cheated. Calin De Louve and Tinkerbell are currently the subject of much speculation and rumor. When I asked the Registry about how complaints were handled, they responded "We do not run out and begin an investigation just because

someone complains. Rumors, hearsay, and the fact that a horse might look like a Thoroughbred or run a fast time is not enough to take action. People have to realize that Arabian race horses are being bred and trained better than ever before and that there are going to be some outstanding individuals." The Registry told me that at this time they do not believe that DNA testing is a viable means to test parentage, but they are examining it. If in fact DNA testing were found to be viable, it raises a whole slew of other questions about how to use it. If horses now accepted as purebred Arabians were found to be part Thoroughbred, what would be the consequence? If, let's say, *Orzel or Kontiki or Samtyr were found to be part Thoroughbred, would all their progeny's registrations be revoked? Who draws the line and where? An eighth? A sixteenth? A thirty-second? Because of the complex legal, political, practical and administrative concerns the Registry must consider, we shouldn't hold our breath waiting for an answer, There has been a lot of backside talk lately about the acceptance of French horses as "purebred Arabians". I have been told by some that are familiar with the situation that there is good reason to suspect that certain Arabian stallions accepted by the French Registry may not be purebred. I was told a story (which is all that it is - a story). It happened many years ago in a foreign land. There was a certain stallion that was small and pretty like an Arabian, except he was a very fast Thoroughbred. He was bred to several Arabian mares, their get were registered as purebreds, they came to America and outran everyone. The person who told me this believes it is true. But even that person agrees that there may be no was to prove its validity. Perhaps DNA testing is the answer. But, I think we ought to find out if it works first. Perhaps we can write strict conditions in our stakes races or rely on heavy handicaps to address the situation. I understand that owners and trainers are lobbying racing officials to add conditions to stake races to protect the purebreds. Unfortunately, I don't know who the purebreds are. Perhaps we can do all these things and hope it doesn't end up penalizing fast horses, good trainers

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and honest breeders. In preparation for this column, I again talked (actually I did much more listening) to many within the industry with strong and diverse opinions about this subject. Strong and diverse are perhaps understatements. Having been a bit out of touch with racing for the last several years I was not aware that this remained such a hot button topic with many passionate advocates on all sides of the issue. Whether for the good of the breed or for concern about getting the wrong people mad (and the economic consequence of such), most of those I talked to did not want to "rock the boat". That being said, I believe the boat is rocking. In the last 20 years Arabian racing has become truly international, and this a truly international conundrum. I want to address three separate, but related issues: Ringers, Breed Purity, and HARC. I do not represent myself as being extremely knowledgeable about these subjects. Even after hours of conversations, pages of e-mails, and many hours on the internet (and of course if it is on the internet, it must be true), I have only cursory insight into the situation. To keep my word count down, I will not preface all my statements with "It is my understanding" or "I've been told", but most of what follows is an understanding of what I've been told. Ringer (ˈriNGər); "an athlete or horse fraudulently substituted for another in a competition or event". I think that with all the money and prestige involved with Arabian racing, it would be naive to think that "midnight breeding" or other types of fraud have not occurred within the breed. Just a year ago, the (US) Arabian Horse Association cancelled the registrations of the 2011 National and Reserve National Champion Half Arabian cutting horses. After a three year investigation, they were deemed to be quarter horses. As with Freds Revenge and Raf Oak, the horses had "no Arabian parent as indicated in their registration applications and subsequent Certificates of Registration". Dealing with "ringers" is relatively straight forward. But what if a parent or close ancestor is dead and parentage cannot be verified, or the "ringer" was introduced many generations back, or a country's registry is just not very diligent or inclined to conduct what would be an exhaustive and controversial investigation (not even taking into account the expensive lawsuits that would follow). I suspect that potential litigation played some part in AHR's decision making so long ago. Since 1974 The World Arabian Horse Organization (WAHO) has adopted this policy: "A pure-bred Arabian horse is one which appears in any pure-bred Arabian Stud Book or Register listed by WAHO as acceptable.” Prior to that, there

was much debate, as described on their web site, "some of the brightest minds in the Arabian horse world of the time wrestled with this all-important question, one that over the years has had many different answers in different countries, but never an internationally acceptable solution". WAHO accepted original members and the horses registered at face value, but now are being a bit more selective in allowing new members to join. At last count there were about 60 countries that have been accepted by WAHO. Interestingly, because the U.S. refused to accept horses of suspected impure blood that were already registered in a WAHO-accepted registry, the Arabian Horse Registry of America lost its membership in WAHO. Due to the economic and financial pressure of not being able easily access the international market, the AHA relented and joined WAHO in 2007. The International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing (IFAHR) was formed in 2009 for the “purpose of cooperation between all national and international Arab Horse Racing Associations throughout the world." On the IFAHR web site I found some additional information about their creation (the following was excerpted) "Everything was fine, Arabian racing was slowly getting bigger everywhere in Europe and Middle East, until difficulties occurred. A few horses had been registered by WAHO in a way that would make parentage verification by blood typing impossible. And now, these horses were participating in racing. People started complaining..... Since WAHO and ECAHO were not concerned with racing, they just could not understand our problems. The more we would complain and the more enemies we would make. After this situation lasted for some time, I finally realize that we had to create an international racing organization that could take its own decisions independently." On another web site I read an interview with an IFAHR Board member. He said, "...rumors about the bloodlines of at least three stallions are everywhere.... My personal opinion, however, is that it was impossible during the old days to trace the origins of any Arabian horse to establish its impurity or otherwise. Therefore, any arguments will remain mere allegations unless they are documented". That essentially was the same response I got from the AHR in 1993. I've been told that IFAHR is working on an agreement between its member countries that will stipulate the number of generations that each country can or will verify as being "pure". I don't know exactly what that will accomplish, but I don't think that they wish to rock the boat. Some countries can stipulate up to five or more generations, while others only two or three. The last I heard they were still try-

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ing to decide where a generation started (with the horse or with its parents). It will be slow going. With today's technology, it is well within reason to believe that DNA testing could provide much information about a horse's "purity". We then come full circle to the question as to what to do with that information and where to draw a line (if one could be drawn). If you talk to someone associated with the Asil Club or Al Khamsa, they will tell you that less than 5% of the world's registered Arabians are truly pure and trace directly back to the nomadic Bedouin tribes of the Arabian Peninsula. If you search the internet for "Arabian Purity", you will find all kinds of conflicting evidence and accusations that the authors claim are accurate and true. Going back over 100 years no group is exempt; the French, the Russians, the Polish and the Crabbet horses are all subject to questions about their purity. And it's not just claims that some of these horses are not genuine Asil, there are the allegations that some of these horses are not genuine at all; frauds or "pseudo-Arabians" with a Thoroughbred in their ancestry. It may be impossible to accuse or defend a horse that died a century ago, but what about the horses that are running and breeding today? Amer, Tiwaiq and Burning Sand all came up as being questionable in the conversations I had the and in the things I read. The Heritage Arabian Breeders Club (HARC), without making any claim of being impure, have eliminated these three stallions, along with three more, as being ineligible to be part of their club and not participate in their bonus programs. In 2000, a group trying to resolve the AHR/WAHO conflict proposed that registered horses (not containing suspect bloodlines) be further identified as "Original Arabian" and that "OA" appear on their pedigree and in their databases. They went on to suggest that the Arabian Jockey Club (AJC) could use this "OA" designation for creating their own rules for selecting (or excluding) Arabian horses eligible for their competitions. This proposal was not passed. Twenty years ago, many American breeders wanted to exclude fast foreign horses from their stakes races because of concerns about purity and/or ringers. Today the UAE has certain bans in place for the racing of get by Tiwaiq and Amer. Some of these bloodlines are also excluded from invitation races. When you throw a party, you can choose the guest list. I make no accusations about these horses, I have no facts; but it would ingenuous to say that this is not an issue. Lastly, I want to comment on HARC and their desire to create races, incentives and encouragement for those who breed and race the traditional type of Arabian horses. Deir-

dre Hyde's interview has been translated into English and is now on the Heritage Arabian Breeders Club's Facebook page. Some have taken exception to the exclusion of the six stallions from their club based on their non-traditional speed and body type and believe that it is arbitrary and unfounded in fact. There is a letter to the editor in this issue which poses some valid questions about those judgments'. In my conversations with HARC supporters, however, I was impressed by their genuine desire to preserve traditional bloodlines and type (acknowledging that I'm not quite sure what traditional is) . Unlike some of the more radical viewpoints that I found on line, most HARC supporters did not look at this as solely a purity issue. There seem to be a genuine concern about protecting the gene pool, especially in emerging Arabian race horse countries where indigenous bloodlines are still the norm. Perhaps if HARC came along 20 years ago (or if the AHR approved the "OA" designation"), we might still have a few back yard breeders left here in America. Of course, we would then have arguments over *Orzel, Kontiki and Samtyr and their progeny. I believe that a privately funded organization like HARC can do whatever they wish. If their program helps expand Arabian breeding and racing , then God bless them. My impression is that HARC, in its early stages, has many proponents. In this magazine, there are those advertising HARC eligible horses and stallions at stud. I do not think they pose a threat to non-HARC horses. If you look through the pedigrees of horses running today, there are only a handful of HARC eligible horses even running. Perhaps that might change, but here in the U.S. and in the major racing countries, it's a long shot. A noble attempt, but a long shot. I wish them luck. It appears that the more things change, the more things stay the same. I do not expect to be writing this column 20 years from now, but I give full permission to some future columnist with the courage to write another follow up to this story and the one from 1993. I would guess that by then some new stallions will be producing race horses that will cut another few seconds off our current times. Whether they be a product of superb breeding decisions, genetic anomalies, or outright fraud, there will be claims and accusations just as difficult to prove.

What do you think? Will HARC have a positive influence on U.S. racing and breeding? Send us your viewpoint to sjcorum@arabianfinishline.com.

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- tech By Dr. Deb Powell, PhD © COADY PHOTO

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This is Germ Warfare: The Ins and Outs of Cleaning & Disinfecting Your Horse Barn Every farm management program involves implementation of a horse health and welfare plan aimed at disease prevention. The main components of any plan include properly timed vaccinations, strategic deworming, optimum nutrition, and appropriate exercise. By including the practice of cleaning and disinfecting your barn on a regular basis, you will supply the best possible health care program for your equine. Ok, so you think this is going to be a short article because you can just clean a horse barn with the same cleaners that you use to clean your house, right? Not really. Most horse barns are constructed of and contain organic porous materials. Walls and ceilings constructed of raw wood or unsealed concrete block and floors of dirt, sand, clay, limestone, asphalt or concrete. This variety provides a multitude of pathogens with the capacity to hide within the cracks, crevices, and pores of these materials. It is not only important to select the correct chemicals designed to clean and disinfect the barn, those chemicals must also be safe to use in a horse facility. Cleaning and disinfecting are two entirely different procedures. A disinfectant cannot work effectively unless the area you want to disinfect is cleaned first. Organic materials such as soil, plant debris (straw or hay), milk, blood, pus, and manure inactivate some disinfectants or protect microorganisms from the disinfectant’s active ingredients. Chlorine-based disinfectants are especially problematic in this regard. The active ingredient in bleach, chlorine, is relatively quickly inactivated by organic debris such as manure or milk, at the concentrations used for disinfecting cleaned surfaces. This is why cleaning to first remove organic debris and dirt is so

important. How do we clean? The cleaning procedure may involve two steps - a dry cleaning followed by a wet cleaning. The process of dry cleaning removes the organic material (bedding and manure) before the wet cleaning occurs. With dry cleaning, the dirt, debris, and organic matter which might neutralize the disinfectant must be removed first. The facility must be thoroughly swept and/or vacuumed out from floor to ceiling. The sills, walls, and floors (asphalt or concrete) may have to be hand-scraped to remove any caked-on manure, food or debris. Scrape, scrub, and clean any permanently attached equipment such as waterers and feeders. Anything not securely attached should be removed and taken outside for cleaning and disinfecting. Wet cleaning involves the use of water and soap or detergent. Soap and detergents are good cleansing agents as they help penetrate and break up stubborn materials. Detergents also help disrupt the lipid envelope of some viruses, enabling the virus to be killed by the disinfectant. Wet cleaning involves four steps: soak, wash, rinse, and dry. Spray down the area (starting at the ceiling and working down to the floor) using a hose with a spray nozzle or a pressure washer. The soap or detergent can be added to the sprayer. Hot water (at least 200°F) is best but cold water will also work. Allow soaking time (10 – 20 minutes) to loosen the dried on debris. Now comes the part where you can build up those muscles by applying a lot of ‘elbow grease’ and scrub hard. Pay close attention to corners, cracks, crevices, and drains. After you have scrubbed off all debris and stains, then a thorough rinsing of the area with clean water removes any detergent and lingering organic debris. Let the area dry thoroughly. If the area has not completely dried, the excess moisture

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Table 1. Properties of Disinfectants. Properties Chlorine Iodine Phenol Quat Formaldehyde Bacteriocidal + + + + + Bacteriostatic - - + + + Fungicidal - + + (+/-) + Virucidal (+/-) + + (+/-) + Activity on Organic Matter - - + - + Toxicity + - + - + Key: + active; - not active; (+/-) limited activity; Quat = quaternary ammonium compounds will allow bacteria to multiply to higher levels than before the cleaning effectively doing more harm than good. A proper cleaning will remove more than 90% of the contaminants, and if you skip this step, you will be wasting your disinfectant.

inches below the surface. Let the floor dry completely and then add clean bedding. In cases where you may have had a stall with heavy pathogenic contamination, you may have to remove up to a foot of the top soil and then follow the same procedure.

Now it is time to disinfect the area with chemical agents that kill pathogens on contact. There are some basic principles to keep in mind with disinfection. First, ‘hard’ water (high levels of calcium and magnesium in the water) can neutralize the activity of some disinfectants. Check to make sure the disinfectant is labeled effective in hard water. For example, the label might read “effective in 400 ppm water hardness”. Thus, if your water has a hardness of 550 ppm and you use a disinfectant that is only effective up to 400 ppm…you have just wasted your time and money. Second, some disinfectants may only be active for a few days after mixing. Failure to make a fresh solution of disinfectant after it has been prepared for longer than a few days may result in using a product that is no longer effective. Next, disinfectants can vary in their activity against bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa. Therefore, you must know that the disinfectant you plan on using can kill the pathogens that are most common in horse barns. Lastly, check the expiration date on your disinfectant. Using an expired disinfectant will not insure its effectiveness.

So which disinfectant is best? The most commonly used disinfectants fall into the following classes (see Table 1). The major equine pathogens that are needed to be killed are listed in Table 2. Because we know that these pathogens are located in organic matter, we must use a disinfectant that is able to work in the presence of organic matter. Phenolic compounds will kill the equine pathogens in the presence of organic matter and does not lose its effectiveness in the presence of hard water. Effective phenolics must also have greater than 20% active ingredients. Two phenolics disinfectants that can be used in

For the disinfecting process, you should wear protective clothing, including long sleeves, long pants, gloves, eye protection and face mask. Carefully read the label instructions for the disinfectant and dilute it into a sprayer; label this sprayer and use it for this purpose. All disinfectants work best at temperatures above 65°F (not to exceed 115°F). Start at the top and spray the walls followed by ledges, sills, doors, windows and finally the floor. Allow the disinfectant to dry completely and do not rinse it off. Porous floors (dirt, sand, clay) are the most difficult to disinfect. Remove about a 2 inches layer off the top and soak the floor with enough disinfectant to reach 2 to 3

Disinfecting a stall.

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equine facilities are Tek-Trol® (Bio-Tek Industries) and 1-Stroke Environ® (STERIS Corp.). With potentially harmful pathogens ever lurking in our horse’s environment, a yearly barn cleaning and disinfecting is recommended as part of a normal preventative program for any equine facility.

Table 2. Common Equine Pathogens. Pathogen Classification Disease Bacteria Salmonella Gm- Salmonellosis, diarrhea Streptococcus Gm+ Strangles Rhodococcus Gm+ Pneumonia, diarrhea E. coli Gm- Septicemia Pseudomonas Gm- Septicemia Clostridium Gm+ spore forming Tetanus Actinobacillus Gm- Septicemia Klebsiella Gm- Septicemia Eneterobacter Gm- Septicemia Virus Rotavirus Influenza Herpesvirus Equine arteritis virus

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This month's column is written by Natalie Voss Nevills. You can follow Natalie on Twitter @flysofree. Thank you Natalie for stepping in! Although most of the racing community probably didn’t know it, October 31 was the end of an era. Not just because Thoroughbred racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, American Pharoah, ended his career on the track with a Breeders’ Cup Classic win, but because it marked the last day of work for Louisville CourierJournal turfwriter Jennie Rees. Rees has served as an inspiration to many other people who write about racing, as a 34-year veteran at the C-J and a longtime holdout in a world where the traditional, shoe leather turfwriter is disappearing fast. She was added to the National Museum of Racing’s Joe Hirsch Media Roll of

Honor in 2014, at which time she was the five-time winner of the Red Smith Award for her Kentucky Derby coverage, and won two Eclipse Awards for her work, alongside numerous other recognitions. Although she’s extremely modest about the fact, Rees is also responsible for helping to break the glass ceiling in the profession for many of the excellent female racing writers who have come along since. Rees is quick to point out that she isn’t going away—she is one of several Gannett Co. employees taking a buyout, and plans to work in some sort of public relations capacity, perhaps as a horsemen’s advocate (she is married to trainer Pat Dupuy). Her disappearance does leave just one full-time racing writer at a mainstream daily paper—Alicia Wincze-Hughes at the Lexington Herald-Leader—which has led a few pundits to wonder if her

Turf writer Jennie Rees in front of the famed twin spires of Churchill Downs. 16 • Arabian Finish Line • December 2015

departure marks a death knell for the profession of turfwriting. It’s certainly true that the way national publications treat horse racing has changed over the past few decades. I was sifting through some vintage copies of The New Yorker at a rare book shop not too long ago and was surprised to learn that at one point the magazine had a regular column devoted to horse racing (and it was not limited to Thoroughbreds, either). Whenever I’m digging into a historical feature for my day job, I’m both impressed and delighted to see how substantial the Keeneland Library’s clippings files are for a person or horse from 30 or 40 years ago—sometimes overflowing with snippets not just from The Blood-Horse or Daily Racing Form, but from major dailies or mainstream magazines. Rees told Thoroughbred Daily News that she doesn’t believe her transition out of turfwriting should signal an end to the profession, and I agree with her. I think instead her departure is one more sign that the business of writing about horses is changing, just as the business of writing news is changing. According to a Pew Research Center project released in 2013, 50 percent of the public now cites the internet as their pri-


mary news source, and that proportion jumps to 71 percent amongst 18 to 29-year-olds. Turfwriting has been no exception to this trend, as the Thoroughbred Times went out of business in 2012, and the average copy of the Blood-Horse is now almost thin enough to shave with. But meanwhile, web and social media presence for established publications like the Blood-Horse and for newer publications like The Paulick Report are going strong. There is still young blood choosing the profession, as evidenced not just by twentysomethings like me and Joe working fulltime but also by the internship programs at the BloodHorse and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, which hosted college students this year. There’s a kind of reverence among the turfwriting crowd for the days when the reporters knew every board in every barn on the backstretch as well as the trainers did, and reported the outcome of allowance races to a public who cared. I understand that, but I also understand that the days of the cigar-chomping, cocked Fedora reporter are

gone. We may write according to SEO instead of column inches, but I think the next generation of racing writers are no less capable than our forbearers of sweating out a deadline with a thesaurus in an effort to capture the poetry of a horse in motion. In a world more driven than ever by data and an insistence on transparency, I also believe we are just as brave in our efforts to dig in to uncomfortable stories and ask tough questions when they need to be asked. We may not be Joe Hirsch, but we haven’t forgotten about him. And, as long as readers like you keep flipping through magazines like this one in print or online, turfwriting will go on. I’m betting my future on it. Joe had to take this month off from his usual column (even a claimer gets a layoff every now and again). His wife, Natalie, is the features editor of the Paulick Report, www. paulickreport.com.

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DIAR Sponsored Stakes at Lone Star Park a Great Success

Text and photos by Pamela Burton, www.horsereporter.com Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) is expanding its Arabian racing support around the world, and on November 13, 2015 DIAR sponsored four Arabian stakes while enjoying Texas hospitality at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. This new series of races is being held in the US for the first time and Shadwell was the major sponsor on this occasion. DIAR and Shadwell share the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. In these races, prize money was awarded to tenth place with 60% to the owner of the winner, 20% second, 10% third, 6% fourth, 4% fifth, and places 6 through 10 $750 each.

Easter Man started the evening by winning the DIAR Texas Lone Star Futurity for 3-year-old colts and geldings. He took home 60% of the $20,000 prize money in the 6 Furlong (1200m) contest. Easter Man (Burning Sand x Angel Proof, by NF Proof) with Ivan Arellano up, settled well on the inside then made his bid at the top of the stretch giving Uptown Dannys Boy a run in that could not be stopped. RB Madjyk Man finished third followed by Jess Is On Fire and RB Goliath. The winning time was a quick 1:18:15. Easter Man is trained by Jerenesto Torrez and owned by Betty and Joe Gillis. The fifth race on the card featured the $30,000 Dubai International Arabian Races Texas Open Arabian S. for 3-year-olds and up.

Easter Man, owned by Joe and Betty Gillis, pushes past Uptown Dannys Boy.

Thess Is Awesome (Dahess x In Awe, by Monarch AH) proved himself awesome indeed on the 1 1/16 mile 18 • Arabian Finish Line • December 2015

(1700m) dirt track. The Dahess son had Travis Wales up, fresh from his Abu Dhabi ride on So Big Is Better on November 8. This was the first 2015 win for the five-year-old, which delighted owners Alan Kirshner and Deborah Mihaloff of Cre-Run Farm. Sand Victor finished second and RB Brilliant third. Chndakasexpress, Sand On Fire, Hesster, and Ayers completed the field. The winning time was 1:56:86. Thess Is Awesome is trained by Lynn Ashby and bred and owned by Cre Run Enterprises LLC. Delaware Park-based Jewell AA took the lead home to win the www. shadwellarabian.co.uk Texas Lone Star Futurity. The 6 furlong (1200m) race carried prize money of $20,000. New to Jewell AA, jockey Abel Romo Molina, urged the filly on in the stretch and she responded to defeat second place Lady Haha. This promising Burning Sand 3-year-old is trained by Jere-


from Delaware, Maryland, Oklahoma, California, New Mexico, Utah, etc. to enjoy dinner and great racing. On Saturday November 14, guests and visitors were welcomed to a stallion and young horse presentation at Mandolynn Hill Farm in nearby Aubrey, Texas. Shadwell stands two stallions at the Texas farm, Kaolino and Chndaka.

Jewell AA was the second winner of the night for owners Joe and Betty Gillis.

nesto Torrez and owned by Betty and Joe Gillis. This win makes 3 wins for 5 starts in 2015 and she has never been out of the money. Finishing third was Pams Masquerade, followed by RB Big N Rich, Brets Philly, Ozark Kaolena SWA, and WMA Kentucky Tiki. Her final time was 1:19:60.

Mirza Al Sayegh, Shadwell Thoroughbred Director Richard Lancaster and Shadwell Farm Director Rick Nichols from Kentucky. In addition, members of the DIAR committee Mr. Masoud Saleh, Mr. Abdullah Al Ansari and Mr. Mohammed Taha from Al Adiyat Magazine were all in attendance.

Guests were welcomed to the breeding farm by owners Dr. Mickey and Michelle Morgan and the BBQ brisket, cowboy beans and sides accompanied by a western guitarist ensured an authentic western experience. The DIAR races, in association with Shadwell Stud (UK) and under the guidance of Dubai’s HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has a goal to put in place a program of Arabian

In the final DIAR race, the $30,000 Shadwell Arabian Stallions Texas Distaff S. for fillies and mares featured a very competitive field. In the end it was DC Willeys Song who landed in the winner's circle for the one mile (1600m) race. Making it two wins for the evening for regular jockey Travis Wales, DC Willeys Song settled well off the pace and found her stride by the far turn. The mare’s steady run in the stretch proved too much for Dhaan, who was overtaken in the last strides. DC Willeys Song (Doran SBFAR x Wibwilcca) is trained by Ken Danyluk and owned by Jon & Krista Henningsgard. This win makes her 2015 record 4 wins in 8 starts. Finishing third was Dream Pearl. She was followed by Ms Dixie, My Vaz Is Hot, Royal Richess, Miss Paradise, Extra Hope, and Sandicheeks. The event was attended by Shadwell Chairman and guest of honour, Mr.

Cre Run Enterprises's Thess Is Awesome gave jockey Travis Wales the first of two wins on the evening.

The US was represented by Denise Gault, Arabian Racing Cup Chief Steward and Shadwell Arabian Stallions representative (USA), Kathy Smoke, Arabian Jockey Club President and Ed Wilson, Texas Arabian Breeders Association President. The Mayor of Grand Prairie, Ron Jensen, and his wife Rebecca were also welcomed to Lone Star Park by the General Manager Scott Wells, who entertained the group with his own cowboy poetry. Arabian owners and enthusiasts came 19 • Arabian Finish Line • December 2015

racing across the world. This new initiative from the Dubai International Arabian Races aims to develop the sport in countries where it is its infancy as well as continuing to support events in areas such as the UK and France where it is better established. Texas was the last DIAR stop of the 2015 series. The 2016 DIAR race programme is still under review, but following the success of this initial visit, it is likely that the US will secure a place in the fixture list going forward.


DC Willeys Son, owned by Jon and Krista Henningsgard of Uptown Arabians, came from off the pace to get up at the wire under jockey Travis Wales.

By Stephanie J. Corum I had the good fortune to sit down and speak with both Mr. Mirza Al Sayegh, Chairman of Shadwell Estate Company Limited (UK), and Mr. Richard Lancaster, Stud Director for Shadwell. I asked them about their trip to Texas and the success (and future) of the DIAR sponsorships. Mr. Al Sayegh said of the races at Lone Star, "I’m very, very happy with the outcome, and the four winners that captured our races - they came out of strength and turn of foot." He appreciated the hospitality for which Texas is noted, and the knowledge of the horsemen and women at the event. "The mayor was very, very nice. I appreciate his presence and his support and we extended an invitation to him to come to Dubai. Really I was touched by the kindness, hospitality and sense of humor of the people. All of them know about the races. Yesterday’s gathering (at the race track) showed us that everyone we met has something to do with the horses and that makes our life easier."

said confidently, "The idea for this trip was given to us in Newbury in April. It took one week for Sheikh Hamdan to approve of it. I spoke to him yesterday and explained to him about the about the races and he said ‘okay, think about next year.’ We are coming next year. It’s a done deal." Mr. Al Sayegh went on to add, "These kinds of events help forge relationships not only between governments but between people. Between the UAE and the United States there are many, many areas of cooperation and friendly relationships and if we can do something to help please let us know.” That is good news indeed for Arabian racing in the United States.

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Mr. Mirza Al Sayegh, Chairman of Shadwell Estate Company Limited, shares a moment with their senior stallion Chndaka during the Mandolynn Hill Farm Open House.


Talking with Richard Lancaster, Racing Manager for Shadwell Estate Company Limited By Stephanie J. Corum

Richard Lancaster pictured with successful sire Kaolino during the Open House at Mandolynn Hill Farm.

Richard Lancaster, Stud Manager at Shadwell Estate Company Limited (UK), sees both the Arabian and thoroughbred sides of the racing industry. Combine that with his travels throughout the world and he is afforded a comprehensive perspective on Arabian racing with which few people can relate. It was my complete pleasure to talk Arabians (and I admit a little bit of thoroughbreds) with him during his visit to Texas. Mr. Lancaster echoed Mr. Al Saegh's comments when I asked him about the races and his time spent in Texas. "It’s been fantastic," he said referring to their trip. "It’s wonderful to come to a new place and to see the enthusiasm for the Arabian racing that we saw last night. We had good, competitive fields with some of the top horses of their generations from here in America. Bringing everyone together from East to West like we did last night was a good indication of the enthusiasm that is here." This was the first time Mr. Lancaster had been to Lone Star Race Park. “We walked out on the dirt, and the track was very good. We were very impressed with the facilities. Scott (Wells, General Manager at Lone Star) made us very welcome. It was also great to have the mayor of Grand Prairie there." Of course we talked about the future of Arabian racing and the DIAR sponsorships. "The whole concept has been driven by Sheikh Hamdan (HH Shiekh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai) and he is very keen that we’re out there trying to promote Arabian racing throughout the world. He loves Arabian horses, and he has a great love of the culture that the Arabians bring

from his part of the world. That is why we are trying to help wherever we can to create enthusiasm and to encourage breeders." Mr. Lancaster admits it’s an uphill struggle. "A lot of the older owners and breeders are falling to the side, and they aren’t being replaced. The market is a little bit distorted because you have some very wealthy individuals prepared to pay. If you are fortunate enough to have a horse with the breeding they want you are good." He also feels that Arabian racing is crying out for professionalism. "If it wants to be accepted as a sport it needs to be more professional. People can still enjoy themselves but we need integrity. I see both sides of it. The thoroughbred people still look at us and say 'What are these horses? What are they doing?'" He does feel that "enough has been seen to give very positive vibes about how things are going here (in the U.S.) and the willingness to work together to improve the Arabian scene for everyone." At the end, when I asked Mr. Lancaster if he had anything he'd like to add, he challenged the Arabian enthusiasts by saying: " We appreciate how hard people are working over here on our account. I think all our hearts over here are in the same place. I think a strong voice needs to be found to just try and get everyone to see where we’ve got to go. We’ve got to become more professional, and there has to be strong leadership from people with a depth of knowledge." This is certainly is no small feat, but something tells me that if anyone can do it, it's someone (or a group of someones) here in the U.S.

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Abu Dhabi 2015

Racing and Training Conference Ladies and Apprentice Series Finals The Jewel Crown Text and photos by Debbie Burt www.equinecreativemedia.com. This year’s Racing and Training Conference brought together 600 racing professionals from around the globe to share their knowledge and ideas about the sport under the banner of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Festival. After a welcome press conference at the Eastern Mangroves Hotel, the three days of discussions took place at the UAE National Archive Conference Hall, which was broadcast live to the world by YAS TV. The five sessions and two workshops covered Jockey Training and Safety, Jockeys as High Performance Athletes, Dieting and Weight Control, Media Training and also Breeding of Arabian racehorses. The importance of fitness in relation to accidents and the ability to recover from falls was discussed, as was the need to perceive jockeys as ‘Athletes’ on a par with other sporting disciplines. It was agreed that ambition and dedication were the vital ingredients for success at the highest level in the sport. The team from John Moores Liverpool University gave an overview of the results of their two years of study into weight control. Interestingly their studies showed female jockeys were, on the whole, more healthy than their male counterparts. They also stressed that whilst eating the correct foods was important, structured daily high intensity exercise was also necessary to maintain both weight and fitness. This was later revisited in the workshops led by Lara Sawaya and Derek Thompson. The Media panel concluded with an opportunity for some of the younger jockeys to experience interview technique as Derek Thompson questioned them live on TV. This was clearly a worthwhile experience for them. The final session on Breeding highlighted different country’s attitudes to embryo transfer and if it was recorded on

a horses’ passport. Meanwhile the majority of the 120 jockeys were invited to take part in three workshops with tutors from the racing schools present, focussing on technique and fitness (using a variety of racing simulators), plus a lecture on motivation. This proved a welcome addition to the conference programme and made excellent use of the assembled tutors. The racing was, of course, the highlight of the week, with the inaugural running of the €1.2 million Gr1 PA Jewel Crown supported by the Ladies and Apprentice World Championship Series Finals. A substantial crowd was assembled at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club to witness the events which were also broadcast worldwide on YAS TV. The HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice Jockey World Championship (IFAHR) Final was held over 1 mile and 3 furlongs, with the starting gate positioned in the home straight which was all the more exciting for the crowds. The 12 Apprentice Jockeys who had been successful in the worldwide series represented Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Puerto Rico, Russia and Turkey. Takaamul and Turkey’s Ismail Koyuncu were the first to show and remained prominent with Merzal for France’s Isis Magnin, Burj Khalifa for Belgium’s Zoe Vande Velde and Aakif with Andrea Fele from Italy. These four were clear entering the back straight. By the home turn only Merzal had held his position, and he had been joined by Hanoof and Ommar Lakjal of Morocco and Namrood under Russia’s Emil Kunakbaev. However, they swung wide leaving a gap up the rail. This was expertly exploited by Australian Ben Thompson who urged AK Adour, the lowest rated of the field, up the inner of Merzal to victory, ahead of Haanoof who took second, with those three clear of the remainder.

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ed, maybe a bit nervous, but when they get home they get off the plane and say it’s the best thing they’ve ever done.” The HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) was held over a mile and the 14 riders came from Denmark, France, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Japan, Morocco, Oman, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA and included five professionals. Molahen El Alhan and Sandee Martin was the clear leader in the early stages from Da’Areen and France’s Justine Mercer and RB So Rich and Omani Azhar Al Wardi. Tracking them were RB Smokin Rich and Moroccan Bouchra Marmoul in company with Delishess and Britain’s Ann Stokell. Molahen El Alhan extended his lead, but turning in to the home straight the gap had diminished to four lengths and the gelding looked vulnerable to challengers. Switzerland’s Astrid Wullschleger sent stablemate, Najm Alemarat to the front in the last 300m to score by a length and a quarter from the fast finishing Haizoom and Rebecca Smith of Great Britain. Molahen Al Alhan kept on a further length behind in third.

Switzerland's Astrid Wullschleger was vicotorious in the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR).

This was a fine ride by Thompson who had secured his place in the final when winning the first race of the series at the Kentucky Horse Park in May on Sam Vasquez’s Es Mi Cielo. That had been the young Apprentice’s first ride abroad and his first ever ride on an Arabian racehorse. Speaking after the final Thompson said, “The trainer warned me I would have to work quite hard and push the horse and it proved the case, but I was prepared. It is great to even be here on such an occasion. To win is just fantastic.”

This lead up to the feature event, the World’s Richest Arabian Horserace – the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown Gr1 PA. The international invitational contest had attracted some of the top names in Arabian racing worldwide and the 16 runner field had a further six reserves, so sought after was the prize. Heading the field on ratings was this year’s Dubai Kahayla Classic winner Manark for HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. So Big Is Better was closest to him on ratings,

Matthew Hyland representing Racing Victoria said, “That was great. We were delighted to get invited 12 months ago to participate, and we were absolutely stoked to actually win one of the series races in Kentucky. Then tonight’s win just caps it off. “It gets everyone from around the world involved, not everyone is fortunate enough to have funding for their schools, so it gives the ones who are less fortunate from the lesser countries an opportunity to share information and tutors. I’ve been on four or five of these trips now and each apprentice that I take, when we leave they are excit-

Ben Thompson, from Australia, celebrates his victory in the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice Jockey World Championship (IFAHR).

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Kalino and jockey Olivier Peslier were all out to win the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown Gr1 PA.

just ahead of Paddy’s Day and Thakif. Having won the Kahayla Classic from the front, Dane O’Neill employed similar tactics on Manark, blazing a trail ahead of So Big Is Better, Kalino and Thakif. Kalino soon joined him by halfway and the field was fairly strung out by the strong pace. Manark cried enough by the home bend, where there was drama for So Big Is Better when his saddle slipped and Travis Wales did well to keep the partnership intact to the line. Kalino however, was travelling sweetly for Olivier Peslier and was two lengths clear of Sahabba and Thakif with a furlong to go. The line could not come too soon for him though as Sahabba was gaining ground. A photo finish was called showing Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani ‘s Kalino had prevailed by the shortest of heads in what was a suitably thrilling finish. Trainer Alban de Mieulle commented, “In the Qatar Arabian World Cup at Longchamp, both times he was unplaced - so I think he doesn’t like the track, though we knew he had some ability. The drop back to a mile, and I think he prefers soft ground, which helped him win today. We have also added a shadow roll to the cheekpieces to make him concentrate in front and I said to Olivier ‘If you

can go, go, don’t wait for the other one’. When you have the best jockey, it is also easier!” Sheikh Mansoor Festival Executive Director Lara Sawaya said, “It’s been a hugely successful year for Arabian racing and I am delighted in the progress we have made in helping to promote Sheikh Mansoor’s vision. “We have welcomed over 600 representatives and organisations from the world of Arabian racing and have achieved great recognition for the sport and Abu Dhabi as the capital of Arabian racing.” The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council in cooperation with Emirates Racing Authority, IFAHR, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare with The National Archives as the official partner and Emirates airline as the official carriers and sponsored by Invest AD, Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Al Awani General Enterprises, Kabale, Al Wathba Centre, the UAE's General Women's Union, the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2015, Dr. Nader Saab Switzerland, Al Wathba Center, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Eastern Mangroves SuitesAbu Dhabi by Jannah, Yas Channel, Omeir Travels and Racing Post.

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Four American horses competed in the Jewel Crown (Gr1 PA) - Paddy's Day, RB Frynch Broad, RB Rich and So Big Is Better. As was stated in Debbie Burt's piece, So Big Is Better was in a prominent position for the race to the wire, but his saddle slipped (as seen in the photo above), which left him with no chance. Jockey Travis Wales did an excellent job to stay on and bring the nearly white stallion home safely. RB Frynch Broad and RB Rich both ran in the middle of the pack. This year's contender for Darley Horse of the Year, Paddy's Day, decided, as horses sometimes do, that he did not like the track and chose not to run. He finished last. It was very disappointing for everyone connected with Team Paddy's Day, but fortunately there was nothing physically wrong with the horse. He just picked a most inopportune time to have a bad day. Despite these disappointments, there was certainly a very bright spot for the Americans. The winner, Kalino, was bred, raised and sold in the United States. He is by Kaolino who stands at Mandolynn Hill Farm in Texas. Bred by Trackside Farm, Kalino was foaled in Florida and is out of the Virgule Al Maury daughter Virlaxy. As a yearling, Denise Gault of Race Street Management brokered the sale of the chestnut colt to French interests and the colt was exported. Both Michelle Morgan and Denise Gault were on hand to see the victory. Photo below: All of the jockeys that participated in the various competitions took to the paddock in a colorful sight.


Royal Richess Takes Star-Studded Crystal Cup Allowance Race By Corliss Hazard

Photo courtesey of Dustin Orona Photography.

October 29, 2015 - Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie ~ Crystal & Co. sponsored the CRYSTAL CUP, boosting the allowance race purse to a $15,000 prize. The race attracted the Who's Who of Arabian mares, the field full of Grade 1 company. Royal Richess took home the prize of the Crystal Cup going wire to wire in this 1 1/8 mile challenge. She finished in a blazing 2:05 and change, with her stablemate OUR PRINCESS a close second. Third was DC WILLEYS SONG just a nose over MS DIXIE. Jockey Laura Carson rode the multi graded stakes-placed and now 5-time winning mare Royal Richess. Jockey Kirsten Swan, USA's Darley Champion Jockey of 2014 was aboard second place finisher, OUR PRINCESS, a multi graded stakes winner, Grade 1 winner and USA's Darley Champion 4 year old filly of 2014. Lynn Ashby, USA's Darley Champion Trainer of 2014, trained both first and second place finishers. Royal Richess, owned by Cre Run Enterprises and Ann Fostock, was bred by Alan Kirshner and Deb Mihaloff of Virginia. She is a 5-year-old bay mare by TH RICHIE, out of the Hall of Fame race mare, ROYAL ATHEENA. Second place OUR PRINCESS, owned by Cre Run Enterprises LLC and also bred by Alan Kirshner and Deb Mihaloff, is sired by Nivour De Cardonne and out of Monarchs Princess, by Monarch AH. DC WILLEYS SONG (by Doran SBFAR x Wibwilcca, by Wilkolak) ran third under jockey Travis Wales, who delayed his trip to Abu Dhabi long enough to ride in this race. She was bred by Claudia and Dan Spears, and is trained by Ken Danyluk. The grade 1, 7-time winning mare is owned by Jon and Krista Henningsgard. MS DIXIE was the heavy earner coming into the race. Her career now boasts lifetime earnings of $241,482. This 7-year-old mare has earned 18 wins and 3 Darley Awards. She raced in the name of Quarter Moon Ranch, trained by Scott Powell, and was ridden by Kelsi Purcell. Bred by Bill Waldron, MS DIXIE is sired by Burning Sand, and out of Dixie Darlene by Wiking.

Burning Sand

San Lou Romirz

*Mirzaz Elsinore Rose

Du Smaragda

Azlaf Azjdib Rozane

Wilkolak

El Paso Wadera

Wibracja

Elef Wieza

Uptown Dannys Boy

Wibwilcca

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Italy Joins the World of Arabian Racing Text and photo by Enrico Querci, www.enricoquerci.com

Something is changing in Italy concerning races dedicated to the purebred Arabian. Two important announcements were welcomed during 2015. The first was that the Ministry of Agriculture allowed all the horses qualified under the rules of WAHO to race in Italy. The second came from Paris, early in October, when the IFAHR General Assembly unanimously accepted the application form submitted by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture. This means that Italy can now host international races beginning in 2016. It is a great opportunity for Italian breeders and owners in terms of business, and it already means that the doors are open to new sponsorships. One of the first consequences of these innovations was what happened in Milan on October 18, 2015. San Siro, the famous Italian racecourse, hosted a purebred Arabian race for the first time. It was a big event because the race was included in the race day of the Gran Premio del Jockey Club, a Group 1 for thoroughbreds. This Arabian race was sponsored by an important Saudi Arabian Stud: Al Khalediah Stables, which is represented in Milan by General Manager Sheikh Motlaq Bin Mishref. The Al Khalediah Cup was over 2,000 metres and open to 4-year-olds and upward. In a field of 14 runners, there were three foreign invaders: two from France and one from the Netherlands. Elisabeth Bernard saddled Lares de Pine, owned by Taleb Bin Dhaher Al Muhairi, and Ghandarfalkhalediah, owned by the sponsor itself. The “Lady Globtrotter” Karin Van Den Boss was represented by Ali-

baba del Sol, under the colors of Landgoed Waterland. The other 11 runners were Italian owned and bred horses led by the 7-year-olds Nasco, Fedayn and Monnalisa. The weather was rainy all the week before the race so the ground was heavy and the final 800 meters was a long trip for all the horses but Lares de Pine (a 10/1 shot), who flew over the turf to win easily by 3 1/2 lengths, defeating the clear favorite Ghandarfalkhalediah. Alibaba del Sol was third, one length behind and Fedayn fourth. Lares de Pine is a grey colt born in Italy in 2011 by Calin du Loup out of Komeira (by Ulumu), and Nicola Cecchetti is the breeder. Lares de Pine was ridden by the 2015 Italian leading jockey Luca Maniezzi who rode an Arabian horse for the first time in this race .. not so bad! Taleb Bin Dhaher Al Muhairi decided to keep his horse in training in Italy, moving him to the Stefano Meattini stable in Grosseto, Tuscany. Lares de Pine raced three weeks later in Pisa at the San Rossore Racecourse over a shorter distance (1.800 metres) with good ground under his feet. He won again even if the impression was that he likes a longer trip. Next year will be very important for Arabian horses in Italy because the Sheikh Mansoor Festival will organize the 2016 World Arabian Horse Racing Conference in Rome and, as usual, three important races will be run in Capannelle racecourse as the last act of the conference week.

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A ra b ian Rac in g Le ad e rs as of November 18, 2015

Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. Leading Runners

HORSE'S NAME SIRE X DAM RACE OWNER RECORD EARNINGS 3 YEAR OLD COLTS AND GELDINGS 1 UPTOWN DANNYS BOY BURNING SAND x WIBWILCCA HENNINGSGARD JON 6(4-2-0)0-1 2 EASTER MAN BURNING SAND x ANGEL PROOF GILLIS JOSEPH A 6(3-3-0)1-2 3 RB MADJYK MAN MADJANI x FRYNCH ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 10(1-3-5)0-1 4 AMBUSH AA ALLEGRO AA x ISIS DE GARGASSAN GILLIS JOSEPH A 4(1-2-0) 5 JESS IS ON FIRE VAZS BURNING DESTINY x BANDERS NAOMI KU VASQUEZ MARK 6(1-0-1) 6 HIGHH AKTIVITY AKIM DE DUCOR x ALLA MASQUERADE LEMMONS PAUL AND DEBRA 3(1-1-0) 7 RB GOLIATH MADJANI x BURNIE GEE PW ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 3(1-0-1) 8 KAFO BURNING SAND x FRYNCH AL SHAQAB RACING 2(1-0-1) 9 RV MOULINS MONARCH MOULIN ROUGE MAF x ROYAL AMBIANCE VICKERS EVELYN 2(1-0-0) 10 RB BURN MAJD AL ARAB x BURNIE GEE PW ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 1(1-0-0)

$35,700 $34,680 $16,560 $7,425 $6,849 $5,982 $4,634 $4,494 $3,456 $3,180

3 YEAR OLD FILLIES 1 JEWELL AA 2 LADY HAHA 3 RB BIG N RICH 4 RB MADYMOISELLE 5 RB ROYALE MADAME 6 SAND LILLY 7 PAMS MASQUERADE 8 MADGICALL 9 SAND DOVE 9 WALL STREET WATCH

BURNING SAND x TRIUMPHS PEARL GILLIS JOSEPH A 5(3-1-1)2-1 NORPHE x HILARITIE SMOKE KATHRYN OR PAUL 5(1-1-2)0-1 TH RICHIE x BURNIE GEE PW ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 4(1-1-0)0-1 MAJD AL ARAB x FRYNCH ROSEBROOK FARM LLC 2(2-0-0) MAJD AL ARAB x ROYALE FANFARE ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 1(1-0-0) BURNING SAND x TRI TIKI JOY GILLIS BETTY AND JOSEPH 3(1-1-1) WALK THE LINE x GRAND MASQUERADE WILSON ED 3(0-1-2)0-1 MADJANI x TU FOR ALL CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC 4(0-0-1)0-1 BURNING SAND x DISH THE DOSH GILLIS JOSEPH A 1(0-1-0) THOROUGHBRED x SAND WITCHH NEIVENS GUY 1(0-1-0)

$39,500 $14,100 $12,610 $7,200 $6,000 $5,205 $4,215 $3,050 $2,000 $2,000

4 YEAR OLD COLTS AND GELDINGS 1 PADDYS DAY BURNING SAND x AK LORETTA QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 10(8-2-0)7-2 2 FEARSOME THOROUGHBRED x DIXIES VALENTINE RIGBIE FARM 9(3-3-0) 3 ES MI CIELO BURNING SAND x HEAVEN KAN WAIT VASQUEZ SAM 13(3-3-2)0-4 4 SAND VICTOR BURNING SAND x VAGUE DE GEMME GILLIS BETTY AND JOSEPH 11(1-3-2)1-3 5 F SIXTEEN THOROUGHBRED x DIXIES VALENTINE NEIVENS GUY 4(3-0-1)1-0 6 LAZUR HESS DAHESS x RZOE LUTE ASHBY MARK J 9(1-2-4)0-2 7 DESERT HONOUR NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x ANNAS DESERT ROSE RICHARDS STEVEN 9(2-2-0) 8 RAINEING SAND BURNING SAND x PS STINAS SAGE SHELLEY WARREN 8(3-2-1)0-1 9 MY THUNDER BOLT THE LAST DANSE x FRENCH TWIST RUBIN HOWIE 12(2-3-3) 10 MEGA HORSE OUAFFAR DE BLAZIET x VERONIQUE RUVALCABA RAFAEL 5(2-2-0)

$124,160 $33,925 $33,386 $32,593 $31,625 $27,660 $20,525 $17,844 $17,194 $12,654

4 YEAR OLD FILLIES 1 RB FRYNCH BROAD 2 ALL N ALL 3 THROUGHLEAP 4 DREAM PEARL 5 TAYLORS TOUCHOF CLASS 6 HESSTER 7 SANDICHEEKS 8 CHARICH 9 RB RICH KIN 10 EXTRA HOPE

MADJANI x FRYNCH ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 7(4-1-0)2-1 $46,995 DAHESS x ALL TU SEXY CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC 6(1-3-0)1-2 $30,770 THOROUGHBRED x A NOBLE LEAP HENNINGSGARD KRISTA 11(1-3-2)0-2 $23,339 BURNING SAND x TRIUMPHS PEARL BURT, CALL, EATON AND SOLTAU 6(4-0-2)1-2 $22,765 DAHESS x TOPPOFTHECLASS KLAUS PHILIP 5(2-1-1)0-1 $19,425 DAHESS x DIXIE DANCE MARK POWELL 11(2-2-1) $17,985 BURNING SAND x SURREAL CS QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 10(2-1-2)0-1 $14,813 TH RICHIE x ZILVER CHARM REYNOLDS JEREMY 8(1-0-2) $13,560 TH RICHIE x GINKA WALDRON DIANNE K 10(0-2-3)0-2 $11,928 BURNING SAND x TRIEXTRA POWELL MARK 6(1-2-0) $11,300

OLDER HORSES 1 SO BIG IS BETTER 2 RB RICH 3 THESS IS AWESOME 4 QUICK AND RICH 5 BURNING FLEET 6 AYERS 7 RB BRILLIANT 8 CHNDAKAEXPRESS 9 TRUE GRIT SA 10 TWICE RICH

BURNING SAND x WW MIRROR IMAGE POWELL MARK 11(4-2-0)2-0 TH RICHIE x ROYALE FANFARE FORD GARRETT 9(2-2-4)1-4 DAHESS x IN AWE CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC 6(1-2-0)0-1 TH RICHIE x QUICK NOON FRITZ TOM 6(2-2-1)0-1 BURNING SAND x ANGEL PROOF GILLIS BETTY AND JOSEPH 1(1-0-0)1-0 BURNING SAND x BW ALI CATT SHELLEY WARREN 8(3-2-0)3-2 BURNING SAND x AMMANTE FORD GARRETT 6(2-1-2)0-3 CHNDAKA x GRAND MASQUERADE WILSON ED 11(1-3-4)0-2 BURNING SAND x DUNOIRE SHELLEY HELEN 13(1-4-0) TH RICHIE x VIRTEUCE SHELLEY WARREN 9(1-0-4)0-4 28 • Arabian Finish Line • December 2015

$84,224 $36,757 $33,505 $31,554 $30,840 $29,375 $17,735 $17,533 $16,151 $11,618


Ara b ian Rac in g Le ad e rs as of November 18, 2015

Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club.

OLDER MARES 1 DC WILLEYS SONG 2 SAND ON FIRE 3 ROYAL RICHESS 4 OUR PRINCESS 5 MS DIXIE 6 MY VAZ IS HOT 7 PICK ME 8 ONE HOT CHICK 9 DHAAN 10 RB CANTATA

DORAN SBFAR x WIBWILCCA HENNINGSGARD JON 8(4-1-2)3-1 BURNING SAND x B J ZELL TEUTSCH JANE 9(2-1-2)2-2 TH RICHIE x ROYAL ARENNA FOSTOCK ANN 7(2-3-1)0-2 NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x MONARCHS PRINCESS CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC 6(2-1-1)1-1 BURNING SAND x DIXIE DARLENE QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 8(2-2-0)1-2 BURNING SAND x FORTY ALL VASQUEZ SAM 10(0-1-1)0-1 DORMANE x SHALL WE DANCE BW POWELL PRESTON 8(1-2-2) BURNING SAND x FC BINT CHEZI SHELLEY WARREN 6(1-1-0)0-1 BURNING SAND x QUEEN KONG AL SHAQAB RACING 6(0-2-2)0-1 CALIN DU LOUP x FRAYNCE SMEDING LETTIE 9(2-0-0)

$64,750 $51,850 $38,235 $37,670 $30,310 $12,883 $12,186 $12,175 $10,550 $10,312

Leading Sires

SIRE/YOB 1 BURNING SAND 1986 2 TH RICHIE 2001 3 DAHESS 1999 4 THOROUGHBRED 2002 5 MADJANI 2000 6 NIVOUR DE CARDONNE 1995 7 DORAN SBFAR 1998 8 CHNDAKA 1990 9 THE LAST DANSE 2003 10 KADOR DE BLAZIET 1998

STRS 38 13 9 5 6 6 1 3 5 6

WNRS/ WINS 27/58 6/9 5/7 3/7 3/6 3/5 1/4 2/2 1/2 2/3

SW/ TOTAL WINS EARNINGS TOP EARNER/ EARNINGS 11/22 $749,770 PADDYS DAY/$124,160 1/1 $170,810 ROYAL RICHESS/$38,235 2/2 $142,919 THESS IS AWESOME/$33,505 1/1 $91,489 FEARSOME/$33,925 1/2 $76,814 RB FRENCH BROAD/$46,995 1/1 $73,639 OUR PRINCESS/$37,670 1/3 $64,750 DC WILLEYS SONG/$64,750 0/0 $25,511 CHNDAKASEXPRESS/$17,533 0/0 $24,785 MY THUNDER BOLT/$17,194 0/0 $23,846 SUMMER REIGN CS/$10,555

Leading Dams DAM/YOB/SIRE STRS 1 AK LORETTA 2004 (VIRGULE AL MAURY) 1 2 WIBWILCCA 1994 (WILKOLAK) 2 3 WW MIRROR IMAGE 1994 (ZT ALI BABA) 1 4 FRYNCH 2000 (DORMANE) 4 5 DIXIES VALENTINE 2005 (NIVOUR DE CARDONNE) 2 6 ANGEL PROOF 2003 (NF PROOF) 2 7 TRIUMPHS PEARL 2005 (SEYVILLA TRIUMPH) 2 8 B J ZELL 2001 (BRUSALLY ORLEN) 2 9 ROYALE FANFARE 1996 (MONARCH AH) 3 10 ROYAL ATHEENA 1995 (MONARCH AH) 1

WNRS/ WINS 1/8 2/8 1/4 4/8 2/6 2/4 2/7 1/2 2/3 1/2

SW/ T OTAL WINS EARNINGS TOP EARNER/ EARNINGS 1/7 $124,160 PADDYS DAY/$124,160 1/3 $100,450 DC WILLEYS SONG/$64,750 1/2 $84,224 SO BIG IS BETTER/$84,224 1/2 $75,249 RB FRYNCH BROAD/$46,995 1/1 $65,550 F SIXTEEN/$33,925 2/2 $65,520 EASTER MAN/$34,680 2/3 $62,265 JEWELL AA/$39,500 1/2 $53,010 SAND ON FIRE/$51,850 1/1 $44,700 RB RICH/$36,757 0/0 $38,235 ROYAL RICHESS/$36,757

Leading Broodmare Sires PRODUCING BROODMARE SIRE/YOB DAUGTHERS STARTERS 1 MONARCH AH 1987 104 19 2 VIRGULE AL MAURY 1989 45 15 3 ZT ALI BABA 1981 49 3 4 DORMANE 1984 114 6 5 WILKOLAK 1976 4 2 6 WIKING 1979 142 16 7 SEYVILLA TRIUMPH 1982 10 5 8 NF PROOF 1985 34 4 9 NIVOUR DE CARDONNE 1995 6 3 10 PATRIOT MISSLE 1991 12 7

WNRS/ SW/ WINS WINS EARNINGS 10/15 3/3 $228,716 6/16 1/7 $219,927 3/8 2/5 $121,355 6/12 1/2 $103,296 2/8 1/3 $100,450 7/8 1/1 $94,955 5/10 2/3 $87,050 2/4 2/2 $69,140 2/6 1/1 $66,150 3/4 0/0 $59,970

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Ara b ian Rac in g Le ad e rs as of November 18, 2015

Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. Leading Owners

NAME RECORD 1 QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 62(16-6-8)8-6 2 POWELL MARK 61(8-9-7)2-1 3 CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC 39(4-7-5)3-5 4 GILLIS BETTY AND JOSEPH 23(8-5-3)4-4 5 ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 32(11-6-7)2-3 6 HENNINGSGARD JON 16(7-3-2)3-1 7 SHELLEY WARREN 42(9-9-6)3-9 8 FORD GARRETT 28(4-4-8)1-7 9 VASQUEZ SAM 44(5-8-5)0-5 10 NEIVENS GUY 19(5-2-2)1-0

EARNINGS $201,441 $138,276 $116,739 $111,348 $99,712 $93,525 $82,275 $64,450 $62,299 $57,245

Leading Trainers

NAME RECORD 1 ASHBY LYNN 78(16-17-14)4-12 2 POWELL SCOTT 76(18-8-10)10-8 3 TORREZ JERENESTO 51(14-11-11)4-9 4 POWELL MARK 77(10-10-11)3-1 5 SHELLEY HELEN 78(13-14-7)3-9 6 NUNLEY RANDY 41(9-6-5)1-1 7 SMITH GUY 32(6-9-8)2-3 8 BRAND ELIZABETH 62(9-9-13)1-6 9 DANYLUK KEN 65(7-7-6)2-1 10 LAFLEUR RENEE 60(6-9-7)0-5

EARNINGS $290,565 $255,617 $164,121 $154,854 $119,372 $115,844 $98,650 $94,222 $84,441 $72,803

Leading Breeders

NAME RECORD 1 DIANNE K WALDRON 104(19-13-28)3-14 2 JOSEPH OR BETTY GILLIS 56(17-14-9)6-9 3 ALAN KIRSHNER OR DEBORAH MIHALOFF 70(10-14-6)3-8 4 JANE TEUTSCH 42(11-5-3)9-4 5 BILL WALDRON 62(9-10-5)4-4 6 DANIEL OR CLAUDIA SPEARS 14(8-3-2)3-2 7 JAMES AND DIANNE MORRIS 11(4-2-0)2-0 8 GUY NEIVENS 27(7-4-3)1-0 9 L TODD MOAK 54(5-9-7)0-3 10 SAM VASQUEZ 54(4-9-7)1-4

EARNINGS $213,382 $204,908 $200,595 $193,105 $105,486 $100,450 $84,224 $80,610 $69,587 $59,632

Leading Jockeys

NAME RECORD 1 PURCELL KELSI 29(9-7-0)7-3 2 WALES TRAVIS 27(8-8-3)4-4 3 SWAN KIRSTEN 37(6-4-6)2-4 4 VALDEZ JIMINEZ ERNESTO 23(10-4-4)3-4 5 CEDENO CAROL 20(9-5-2)1-0 6 PAZ ROBERT 12(4-2-2)2-0 7 CHIAPPE RICARDO 22(7-4-4)1-2 8 FLORES PEDRO 22(8-4-5)2-2 9 MCNEIL ERIK 24(7-2-5)1-5 10 COA KEIBER 17(3-2-6)1-0

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EARNINGS $149,446 $136,848 $106,975 $106,788 $98,560 $82,319 $73,480 $59,671 $58,500 $45,635


2015 Ru n n e rs as of November 18, 2015

Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. HORSE'S NAME A LADYS MAN A ONE ABBOTT AIMEE OAKLEE PW AKAI BBF ALL N ALL ALPHAA AMAZING CHERI MHF AMBUSH AA AYERS BABY GRAND CS BARKODE PW BELL SOUTH BEE VEE BEE BLAZING WINGS BRETS FILLY BURNING FLEET BURNING RAINE BY GOLLY ITS HOT CALLAMITTY JANE CHARICH CHNDAKAEXPRESS CR ARDIENTE CRIMINETLY DUDE CZARS GYPSY STORM DAHMAS MISCHIEF MHF DARTYN KRISS SWA DC WILLEYS SONG DESERT HONOUR DHAAN DJETS SON DJS DOUBLE O SEVEN DOC HOLIDDAY DORMANES FANTASY CS DREAM PEARL EASTER MAN ENORA BBF ES MI CIELO EXTRA HOPE F SIXTEEN FADHLULLAH KINNDAH FASTANDFURIOUS FEARSOME FINE CUT FINE HESST FLEUR CHERIE FLEUR DAMOUR FOX TAIL FRONT ROWE GET R DONE GOLLY BRAEBRAE GOLLY ZANDS HESSTER HIGHH AKTIVITY HOT LAVA IBN MOULIN ROUGE IL AZEUS IN X HESS ITS A HEMI IVORY SHORES JESS IS ON FIRE JEWELL AA

SIRE X DAM SEX R ECORD EARNINGS NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x PTF LADY WIKING g 1(0-1-0) $2,700 NOBLE HOUSE x TIKING AWAY c 7(1-0-1) $8,830 ALA CROIXNOIRE x SHES THE MOST g 4(0-0-0) $479 AIM SOUTH x ATLANTISE f 5(1-0-0) $4,611 KAOLINO x ADULATION c 3(1-0-1) $5,507 DAHESS x ALL TU SEXY f 6(1-3-0)1-2 $30,770 NOBLE HOUSE x THEATRE f 1(0-0-0) $125 AMAZING SON x SHIPPEY LANE f 5(0-0-1) $1,342 ALLEGRO AA x ISIS DE GARGASSAN c 4(1-2-0) $7,425 BURNING SAND x BW ALI CATT c 8(3-2-0)3-2 $29,375 KADOR DE BLAZIET x BABY O f 12(1-0-3) $6,438 BARKON x PEACHES FPA c 3(0-0-0) $1,500 AIM SOUTH x HALIANNA f 13(1-2-1) $7,756 CHNDAKA x MISS FAST PTRACK c 3(1-1-1) $4,648 KADOR DE BLAZIET x ZANS LITTLE WING f 6(0-1-0) $2,564 GOLLY BRET x MISS PHILLY f 2(0-0-0) $1,129 BURNING SAND x ANGEL PROOF f 1(1-0-0)1-0 $30,840 BURNING SAND x PS KITTIES SAGE c 11(1-4-0)0-1 $11,263 BURNING SAND x GOLLY GAL g 9(1-1-1)1-0 $11,162 LZP JERRYZELL x LZP LEGACY JANE f 9(1-0-2) $7,430 TH RICHIE x ZILVER CHARM f 8(1-0-2) $13,560 CHNDAKA x GRAND MASQUERADE c 11(1-3-4)0-2 $17,533 BURNING SAND x FORTY ALL c 2(2-0-0) $6,480 BURNING SAND x FC BINT CHEZI c 3(1-1-0) $5,108 NAZHAR DE BLAZIET x BINT CZUBUTHAN KU f 6(0-0-1) $3,093 SUDDEN MISCHIEF x EL DAHMA OKBA f 2(0-0-0) $187 KD KALHOUN x TRISS f 10(1-2-0) $8,145 DORAN SBFAR x WIBWILCCA f 8(4-1-2)3-1 $64,750 NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x ANNAS DESERT ROSE c 9(2-2-0) $20,525 BURNING SAND x QUEEN KONG f 6(0-2-2)0-1 $10,550 DJET SET DE FALGAS x WIKINGS WIXEN c 8(1-0-0) $7,580 DOUBLE DJEOPARDY x PROOFS PRIMAVERA c 2(0-2-0) $3,190 BURNING SAND x SAMMI DU LOUP g 2(0-0-0) $1,083 DORMANE x FANTASIA CS f 2(0-0-0) $100 BURNING SAND x TRIUMPHS PEARL f 6(4-0-2)1-2 $22,765 BURNING SAND x ANGEL PROOF c 6(3-3-0)1-2 $34,680 KAOLINO x ENDORA BBF f 1(0-0-0) $0 BURNING SAND x HEAVEN KAN WAIT c 13(3-3-2)0-4 $33,386 BURNING SAND x TRIEXTRA f 6(1-2-0) $11,300 THOROUGHBRED x DIXIES VALENTINE c 4(3-0-0)1-0 $31,625 KADOR DE BLAZIET x CANDIE CS c 4(0-0-1) $1,418 CHNDAKA x MISS FAST PTRACK c 5(0-0-1) $3,330 THOROUGHBRED x DIXIES VALENTINE c 9(3-3-0) $33,925 THOROUGHBRED x CASHMEIRE f 2(0-0-0) $600 DAHESS x FULL OF FINESS c 2(0-0-0) $1,200 D ARTAGNAN KS x SHIPPEY LANE f 3(0-0-1) $1,336 GOREC x SHIPPEY LANE f 4(1-0-0) $5,100 ALTO DE MALIGNE x DELPHINE f 1(0-0-0) $125 NOBLE HOUSE x THEATRE c 6(1-0-2) $10,860 VIRGULE AL MAURY x RENA LARA g 1(0-0-0) $700 BY GOLLY SAND x MISS PHILLY g 5(0-0-2) $2,770 BY GOLLY SAND x ZANS LITTLE WING f 13(0-4-2) $8,206 DAHESS x DIXIE DANCE f 11(2-2-1) $17,985 AKIM DE DUCOR x ALLA MASUERADE c 3(1-1-0) $5,982 FALINA DES FABRIES x MILADY COLEEN g 2(0-0-1) $1,285 MOULIN ROUGE MAF x ROYAL AMBIANCE c 3(0-2-0) $2,820 WIESZCZEK x ELSPETH c 2(0-0-0) $489 DAHESS x EASTER IA c 8(0-0-2) $5,694 NASSEM DE BLAZIET x BRISTOL BREEZE c 3(1-0-1) $6,000 BURNING SAND x FRENCH SHORES f 4(1-0-1)0-1 $9,040 VAZS BURNING DESTINY x BANDERS NAOMI KU c 6(1-0-1) $6,849 BURNING SAND x TRIUMPHS PEARL f 5(3-1-1)2-1 $39,500 32 • Arabian Finish Line • December 2015


JUNIA KAFO KEEP ON DREAMIN KELLORA SWA KOUNT CZESTER SWA KUSU KISS LADY DAWN AA LADY HAHA LAZUR HESS LEGACY AA MADGICALL MEGA HORSE MICCAH MISS PARADISE MOTOWN RISING MS DIXIE MY CHARADE MY DURANGO EXPRESS MY KALIBER MY KATALINA MY LARAMIE MY NITRO MY THUNDER BOLT MY VAZ IS HOT MYSTERY BURN NIVOURS ROMANCE OLIWIA OMAN WHATA KISS ONE HOT CHICK ONYEWU OUR PRINCESS OUT RAGEHESS OZARK KAOLENA SWA PADDYS DAY PAMS MASQUERADE PICK ME PRINCESS NOELLE QUICK AND RICH QUICK SAND SUZIE QWEENS LACE R-KIDD RAINEING SAND RB BIG N RICH RB BRILLIANT RB BURN RB BURN BABY BURN RB CANTATA RB CODE RB CREED RB DJUDGE DJUDY RB FRYNCH BROAD RB GOLIATH RB HOT BUNS RB MADJYK MAN RB MADYMOISELLE RB NEVOURLAND RB RICH RB RICH KIN RB ROYALE MADAME RB SO RICH RICH QUEENIE RICHLY KEPT ROYAL RICHESS RV BINT ROUGE RV GRANDE ROUGE RV MOULINS MONARCH RV ROULETTE SALMEEN SAMMY V SAND DOVE

DJET SET DE FALGAS x BJ ZELL BURNING SAND x FRYNCH KAOLINO x DREAM KEEPER KAN YOU RUN x FMR OZARK EKLIPSE KAN YOU RUN x FMR OZARK EKLIPSE KUSU MAN x GLORYOSKI BURNING SAND x TRI-ILLUSIVE LADY NORPHE x HILARITIE DAHESS x RZOE LUTE TRI TRAVELLER x FERDA OKBA MADJANI x TU FOR ALL OUAFFAR DE BLAZIET x VERONIQUE DJET SET DE FALGAS x WIKINGS WIXEN PARADOR x NOVELYNN KAOLINO x IM IN ORBIT BURNING SAND x DIXIE DARLENE THE LAST DANSE x HERE KITTY KITTY THE LAST DANSE x DOYA JUANA DANCE KADOR DE BLAZIET x SOUTHERN STYLE MAGS MAD MAX x KITTILINA THE LAST DANSE x SOUTHERN STYLE KAOLINO x FRENCH TWIST THE LAST DANSE x FRENCH TWIST BURNING SAND x FORTY ALL BURNING SAND x TRI SUPERGIRL NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x LEGAL ROMANCE LAH DEE DAH x ORIWIA OMAN DE BLAZIET x JEST WON KISS BURNING SAND x FC BINT CHEZI LINE DANCER x CLEARLY CLASSIC NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x MONARCHS PRINCESS DAHESS x RUBIE ROSE KAOLINO x FMR OZARK EKLIPSE BURNING SAND x AK LORETTA WALK THE LINE x GRAND MASQUERADE DORMANE x SHALL WE DANCE PW AKIM DE DUCOR x JESSYS PRINCESS TH RICHIE x QUICK NOON SAND TIKI SPECIAL x EDEE ROSE OUR MACHINE x QWEENOFHEARTS R-KON x PATRIOT GAMES BURNING SAND x PS STINAS SAGE TH RICHIE x BURNIE GEE PW BURNING SAND x AMMANTE MAJD AL ARAB x BURNIE GEE PW TH RICHIE x BURNING FIRESTAR CALIN DU LOUP x FRAYNCE CALIN DU LOUP x BURNING FIRESTAR CALIN DU LOUP x BURNING FIRESTAR TH RICHIE x DJENUINE MADJANI x FRYNCH MADJANI x BURNIE GEE PW NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x ST HOTTIEDOTTIE MADJANI x FRYNCH MAJD AL ARAB x FRYNCH NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x ABRA CAADABRA TH RICHIE x ROYALE FANFARE TH RICHIE x GINKGA MAJD AL ARAB x ROYALE FANFARE TH RICHIE x ROYALE FANFARE TH RICHIE x GIZMOSON FIRE TH RICHIE x DJENZEL THE RICHIE x ROYAL ATHEENA MOULIN ROUGE MAF x BINT ASKETTE MOULIN ROUGE MAF x ROYAL AMBIANCE MOULIN ROUGE MAF x ROYAL AMBIANCE MOULIN ROUGHE MAF x BINT BASKETTE MAJD AL ARAB x FAL KHARE BURNING SAND x HEAVEN KAN WAIT BURNING SAND x DISH THE DOSH

f 1(0-1-0) $1,160 c 2(1-0-1) $4,494 f 1(0-0-0) $125 f 1(0-0-0) $100 c 8(0-0-0) $1,238 f 3(0-0-0) $843 f 5(1-1-2) $8,280 f 5(1-1-2)0-1 $14,100 c 9(1-2-4)0-2 $27,660 c 3(0-0-0) $850 f 4(0-0-1)0-1 $3,050 c 5(2-2-0) $12,654 c 2(0-0-0) $490 f 9(0-0-1) $4,845 c 1(1-0-0) $4,020 f 8(2-2-0)1-2 $30,310 f 4(0-0-1) $1,253 g 6(0-0-0) $801 g 5(0-0-1) $2,738 f 1(0-0-0) $100 g 8(0-1-2) $3,736 g 7(0-1-0) $2,880 c 12(2-2-3) $17,194 f 10(0-1-1)0-1 $12,883 f 1(0-0-0) $430 f 7(0-3-0) $6,522 f 2(0-0-0) $100 f 4(0-0-0) $1,600 f 6(1-1-0)0-1 $12,175 c 3(0-0-0) $546 f 6(2-1-1)1-1 $37,670 g 6(0-1-1) $4,250 f 1(0-0-0) $750 c 10(8-2-0)7-2 $124,160 f 3(0-1-2)0-1 $4,215 f 8(1-2-2) $12,186 f 2(0-0-0) $100 c 6(2-2-1)0-1 $31,554 f 2(1-1-0) $4,735 f 2(0-0-0) $600 c 3(1-1-0) $6,540 c 8(3-2-1)0-1 $17,844 f 4(1-1-0)0-1 $12,610 c 6(2-1-2)0-3 $17,735 c 1(1-0-0) $3,180 f 2(0-0-0) $1,440 f 9(2-0-0) $10,312 c 7(0-1-2) $6,555 c 6(0-1-3) $5,237 f 7(0-0-2) $4,211 f 7(4-1-0)2-1 $46,995 c 3(1-0-1) $4,634 f 5(1-0-2) $5,416 c 10(1-3-5)0-1 $16,560 f 2(2-0-0) $7,200 f 1(0-0-1) $806 c 9(2-2-4)1-4 $36,757 f 10(0-2-3)0-2 $11,928 f 1(1-0-0) $6,000 c 2(0-0-0) $1,943 f 2(0-0-0) $200 f 4(0-1-0) $3,804 f 7(2-3-1)0-2 $38,235 f 2(0-0-1) $680 c 7(0-1-2) $2,922 c 2(1-0-0) $3,456 f 2(0-0-0) $187 c 2(0-0-0) $425 c 1(0-0-0) $0 f 1(0-1-0) $2,000

33 • Arabian Finish Line • December 2015


SAND LILLY SAND ON FIRE SAND VICTOR SANDICHEEKS SEAHAWK RC SERGEANT PEPPER MHF SIERRA WINDS SO BIG IS BETTER SOUL SISSTER SOUTHERLAND SPECIAL P SUMMER REIGN CS TA BELLIE DANCE TA MY VIRGULE TAYLORS TOUCHOF CLASS TELLA MACHINE THE DDRIFTER THESS IS AWESOME THROUGHLEAP TM ALYNN RENE TM BIG PAPA TM ITS JUST ARIDE TM MADDAMEE TRU KAOLINA TRUE GRIT SA TWICE RICH TU FOR THE MONEY UPTOWN DANNYS BOY WALL STREET WATCH WATERFORD CRYSTAL WHADDA QT WILD EAGLE WILL EYE AM CS WILMA CS WMA DESTINATION WMA FANCY FAYE WMA FLEUR DE LIS WMA FRONTTIER WMA GLORY BOUND WMA KENTUCKY TIKI WMA KINGDOM COME WMA SANDPAINTING WMA SANDSTORM WMA TEXAS RANGER Z YOYO GO ZELLS BELLS ZELLS FOLLIES

BURNING SAND x TRI TIKI JOY BURNING SAND x B J ZELL BURNING SAND x VAGUE DE GEMME BURNING SAND x SURREAL CS THE LAST DANSE x SABRINA CS AMAZING SON x SHIPPEY LANE DA ADIOS x A SECOND WIND BURNING SAND x WW MIRROR IMAGE DORMANE x TIKIS FRENCH KISS AIM SOUTH x NOVELYNN NO LIMITE x DACETHENIGHTAWAY MKP KADOR DE BLAZIET x REIGN DANCE PW FAVORITT x SAHARA CROIXNOIRE VIRGULE AL MAURY x MY EVANGELINE DAHESS x TOPPOTHECLASS OUR MACHINE x DONNATELLAA SUNDDANCE KIDD x R P ZELL DAHESS x IN AWE THOROUGHBRED x A NOBLE LEAP BURNING SAND x SPILLED PERFUME BURNING SAND x SPILLED PERFUME BURNING SAND x KALDONIA BURNING SAND x SCARLET O SARA KAOLINO x TRULY FLAMING BURNING SAND x DUNOIRE TH RICHIE x VIRTEUCE MADJANI x TU FOR ALL BURNING SAND x WIBWILCCA THOROUGHBRED x SAND WITCHH ALTO DE MALIGNE x SAND WITCHH NO LIMITE x RCF MAID MYDAY WONDER EAGLE x WILD FRENZY NORPHE x CANDIE CS DJET SET DE FALGAS x WILLMA CS THE KENTUCKIAN x DESTTINEE THE KENTUCKIAN x FEMALE FRENZY THE KENTUCKIAN x WMA FLORA THE KENTUCKIAN x SWEET CHEEKS THE KENTUCKIAN x RACY LACY THE KENTUCKIAN x TIKIS DESTINY THE KENTUCKIAN x SWEET CHEEKS THE KENTUCKIAN x PASTELLE RIBBONS THE KENTUCKIAN x SCARLET MRV WESTERN LOVE x WMA RHODA WALK THE LINE x RCF MAID MYDAY S W ZELL x BONITA LORENA S W ZELL x FOLLIES BERGERE

f 3(1-1-1) f 9(2-1-2)2-2 c 11(1-3-2)1-3 f 10(2-1-2)0-1 c 2(0-1-0) g 3(1-0-0) f 1(0-0-0) c 11(4-2-0)2-0 f 13(1-1-3) c 4(0-0-0) f 9(0-0-2) f 7(2-1-2) f 7(1-1-0) c 10(0-2-0) f 5(2-1-1)0-1 c 5(0-0-1) c 3(1-0-0) c 6(1-2-0)1-1 f 11(1-3-2)0-2 f 7(0-1-2) c 4(0-0-0) f 8(1-1-1) f 5(0-2-0) f 6(1-3-0) c 13(1-4-0) g 9(1-0-4)0-4 c 8(0-0-0) c 6(4-2-0)0-1 f 1(0-1-0) f 1(0-0-0) f 5(1-0-0) c 1(0-0-0) c 4(0-1-1) f 4(0-0-0) c 4(0-0-1) f 1(0-0-0) f 1(0-0-0) c 6(1-0-0) f 2(0-0-0) f 2(0-0-0) c 11(0-0-3) g 3(0-2-1) c 1(0-0-0) c 3(0-0-0) g 3(1-0-0) c 6(0-0-1) f 6(0-1-0)

$5,205 $51,850 $32,593 $14,813 $1,801 $3,280 $600 $84,224 $8,267 $2,278 $3,004 $10,555 $6,356 $4,727 $19,425 $2,550 $6,396 $33,505 $23,339 $4,510 $950 $7,895 $7,130 $7,454 $16,151 $11,618 $2,960 $35,700 $2,000 $125 $4,514 $176 $2,004 $724 $903 $330 $165 $4,020 $200 $850 $5,029 $3,690 $100 $362 $2,216 $3,396 $4,469

Copyright 2015 Arabian Jockey Club, Inc. and Equibase Companyy LLC. All rights reserved. Reports may not be reprinted for distribution or publication without express written permission of the Arabian Jockey Club, Inc. Data provided or compiled by Arabian Jockey Club, Inc. and Equibase Company LLC generally are accurate but occasionally errors and omissions occur as a result of incorrect data received from others, mistakes in processing and other causes. Arabian Jockey Club, Inc. and Equibase Company LLC, disclaim responsibility for the consequences, if any, of such errors, but would appreciate having them bring called to their attention.

Arabian Finish Line was pleased to be a part of the fundraiser put on by Mandolynn Hill Farm during their open house. A variety of items as well as stallion breedings were donated to raise money for the Arabian Racing Cup's Breeders Incentive Fund. Over $3,000 was brought in, which is a great success for the first time this fundraiser was held. Photo by Steve Heath. 34 • Arabian Finish Line • December 2015


2015 Rac e Ch arts

Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. Fresno

Delaware Park DELAWARE PARK - October 14, 2015 - Race 9 ALLOWANCE - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD SIX FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (UNCHAINEDD MELODY - 1:17.00 - July 04, 1993) Available Money: $15,625 Value of Race: $15,625 1st $9,000, 2nd $3,000, 3rd $1,650, 4th $900, 5th $450, 6th $125, 7th $125, 8th $125, 9th $125, 10th $125 Track: FAST Last Raced 9 2 07Oct15 DEL*USA 9 6 26Sep15 DEL*USA 9 5 07Oct15 DEL*USA 9 6 07Oct15 DEL*USA 9 1 05Oct15 DEL*USA 9 5 23Sep15 DEL*USA 9 3 07Oct15 DEL*USA 9 7 07Oct15 DEL*USA 9 2 23Sep15 DEL*USA 9 4 07Oct15 DEL*USA

PP 3 7 4 8 6 10 9 5 2 1

Horse Name (Jockey) FEARSOME (CEDENO CAROL) DESERT HONOUR (CAMPBELL JANELLE) FRONT ROWE (RODRIGUEZ MARIO) MISS PARADISE (RIVERA GREGORIO A) EXTRA HOPE (PAZ ROBERT) A ONE (DOMINGUEZ CHRISTIAN G) RB CODE (SOLIS MARTIN) CHARICH (ARGUETA EVER) ALL N ALL (SPIETH SCOTT) IN X HESS (COA KEIBER J)

Fractional Times: 25.69 52.58 1:06.99 Split Times: (26.89) (14.41) (14.40)

Wgt 124 122 115 117 117 120 120 117 117 120

Start 7 8 5 2 1 9 10 3 4 6

1/4 1/2 8 1/2 7 Head 5 1/2 4 Head 3 1/2 9 10 1/2 2 1/2 1 1 6

1/2 1 5 1/2 3 1 8 1/2 2 1 4 1/2 7 2 9 1/2 6 Head 1 10

Str 1/2 3 Head 1 1 1/2 5 Head 2 2 4 1 6 1/2 7 Head 8 2 9 10

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Fin 2 3/4 1 3/4 2 1 1/4 3 1 1/4 4 Nose 5 1 3/4 6 1 1/2 7 Nose 8 1 9 10

Odds 1.50 23.50 7.50 4.70 4.70 1.50 13.30 13.30 * 1.40 * 1.40

Final Time: 1:21.39

Winner: FEARSOME, CHESTNUT STALLION, by THOROUGHBRED out of DIXIES VALENTINE, by NIVOUR DE CARDONNE. Foaled Apr 30, 2011 in MARYLAND. Breeder: GUY NEIVENS Winning Owner: NEIVENS GUY Trainers:

3 - NUNLEY RANDY; 7 - STILLWELL MAUREEN; 4 - NUNLEY RANDY; 8 - POWELL MARK; 6 - POWELL MARK; 10 - NUNLEY RANDY; 9 STILLWELL MAUREEN; 5 - STILLWELL MAUREEN; 2 - ASHBY LYNN A; 1 - ASHBY LYNN A

Owners:

3 - NEIVENS GUY; 7 - RICHARDS STEVEN; 4 - RIGBIE FARM; 8 - POWELL MARK; 6 - POWELL MARK; 10 - NEIVENS GUY; 9 REYNOLDS JEREMY; 5 - REYNOLDS JEREMY; 2 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC; 1 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC

FRESNO - October 17, 2015 - Race 3 ALLOWANCE - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD SIX FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (IBN OKBA - 1:16.40 - October 07, 2005) Available Money: $6,587 Value of Race: $6,587 1st $3,515, 2nd $1,310, 3rd $806, 4th $491, 5th $176, 6th $176, 7th $113 Track: FAST Last Raced 2 3 08Oct15 FNO*USA 2 2 10Oct15 FNO*USA 2 4 08Oct15 FNO*USA 2 3 10Oct15 FNO*USA 2 4 10Oct15 FNO*USA 2 5 10Oct15 FNO*USA 1 1 09Oct15 FNO*USA

PP 7 5 6 3 1 4 2

Horse Name (Jockey) SUMMER REIGN CS (FLORES PEDRO) NIVOURS ROMANCE (MEDINA LUIS) BURNING RAINE (SPIKES SHAWN) RB CREED (HERRERA HUGO) MY NITRO (GODOY LUIS ALBERTO) SPECIAL P (GUGLIELMINO KASSIE) RB HOT BUNS (RAMIREZ MARCIAL)

Fractional Times: 25.84 51.49 1:04.41 Split Times: (25.65) (12.92) (15.44)

Wgt 120 120 123 123 124 120 123

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Start 1 2 7 6 3 4 5

1/4 1 3 1/2 5 2 6 7 1 1 4 4 Head 2

1/2 4 1 Head 2 1/2 4 7 1 3 1 6 1 5

Str 2 1/2 1 3 2 1 1/2 3 7 3 4 Head 5 1/2 6

Fin 5 1 1 3/4 2 1 3 3 1/4 4 2 1/4 5 2 1/4 6 7

Odds 2.40 3.60 7.90 * 2.00 16.60 19.40 5.80

Final Time: 1:19.85

FRESNO - October 16, 2015 - Race 2 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD SIX FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (IBN OKBA - 1:16.40 - October 07, 2005) Available Money: $6,474 Value of Race: $6,474 1st $3,515, 2nd $1,310, 3rd $806, 4th $491, 5th $176, 6th $176 Track: FAST Last Raced 1 2 09Oct15 FNO*USA 1 4 09Oct15 FNO*USA --1 5 09Oct15 FNO*USA --1 3 09Oct15 FNO*USA

PP 4 6 5 3 2 1

Horse Name (Jockey) TA BELLIE DANCE (MEDINA LUIS) SEAHAWK RC (HERRERA HUGO) RB NEVOURLAND (HERRERA CRISTOBAL) KUSU KISS (SPIKES SHAWN) WILD EAGLE (GODOY LUIS ALBERTO) MY LARAMIE (CRISPIN JOE)

Fractional Times: 27.15 54.18 1:08.52 Split Times: (27.03) (14.34) (15.41)

Wgt 120 120 122 123 123 123

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Start 2 1 4 3 6 5

1/4 1 1 6 3 18 4 1 1/2 2 5

1/2 7 1 1 3 20 4 1 2 5

Str 5 1 2 2 20 4 Head 3 5

Fin 2 1/4 1 4 3/4 2 4 3 27 1/2 4 5

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Odds * 1.30 4.10 5.10 13.20 8.20 3.20

Final Time: 1:23.93

Winner: TA BELLIE DANCE, BAY MARE, by FAVORITT out of SAHARA CROIXNOIRE, by ALA CROIXNOIRE. Foaled Apr 17, 2010 in TEXAS. Breeder: TOSKHARA ARABIANS LP Winning Owner: SMEDING HENDRIK Trainers:

4 - SHELLEY HELEN; 6 - BORG ABEL; 5 - BORG ABEL; 3 - SHELLEY HELEN; 2 - POWELL PRISCILLA ANN; 1 - PARKER MORRIS F

Owners:

4 - SMEDING HENDRIK; 6 - BORG ELISABETH; 5 - BORG ELISABETH; 3 - SHELLEY HELEN; 2 - POWELL PRISCILLA ANN; 1 - PARKER MORRIS

FRESNO - October 18, 2015 - Race 2 STAKES ARC K Cuch Jedah S. - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD ONE MILE On DIRT Track Record: (BY GOLLY - 1:47.60 - June 16, 1984) Available Money: $9,470 Value of Race: $9,470 1st $5,650, 2nd $1,650, 3rd $1,010, 4th $610, 5th $210, 6th $210, 7th $130 Track: FAST Last Raced 3 10 19Sep15 LA*USA 3 4 19Sep15 LA*USA 2 1 12Sep15 STK*USA 3 5 19Sep15 LA*USA 2 1 10Oct15 FNO*USA 3 6 19Sep15 LA*USA 3 5 16Aug15 ARP*USA

PP 3 7 1 4 6 2 5

Horse Name (Jockey) AYERS (FREY KYLE) SAND VICTOR (CRISPIN JOE) DREAM PEARL (FLORES PEDRO) BY GOLLY ITS HOT (MEDINA LUIS) TRUE GRIT SA (SPIKES SHAWN) TWICE RICH (HERRERA CRISTOBAL) DJETS SON (HERRERA HUGO)

Fractional Times: Split Times:

Wgt 123 123 120 123 123 122 121

Start 1 7 3 4 5 2 6

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1/4 Head 5 7 1 1/2 3 1 4 1 6 1/2 1 4 2

1/2 6 Head 4 1 3 1 2 Head 5 Head 1

3/4 2 4 Head 3 Head 2 1 1 3 5 6

Str 4 4 1 2 Head 3 1 1/2 1 7 5 6

Fin 1 1 2 3/4 2 1/2 3 9 1/4 4 13 3/4 5 6

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Odds * 2.20 2.20 2.90 13.20 6.30 13.10 17.90

Final Time: 1:51.42

Winner: SUMMER REIGN CS, GREY MARE, by KADOR DE BLAZIET out of REIGN DANCE PW, by MONARCH AH. Foaled Apr 13, 2011 in TEXAS. Breeder: ERIC AND RANDI MOREAU-SIPIERE Winning Owner: SCHLEIMER JAMES

Winner: AYERS, CHESTNUT STALLION, by BURNING SAND out of BW ALI CATT, by ZT ALI BABA. Foaled Feb 05, 2006 in FLORIDA. Breeder: BILL WALDRON Winning Owner: SHELLEY WARREN

Trainers:

7 - VILLALTA OSMAN; 5 - BORG ABEL; 6 - SHELLEY HELEN; 3 - PARKER MORRIS F; 1 - PARKER MORRIS F; 4 - POWELL MARK; 2 BORG ABEL

Trainers:

3 - SHELLEY HELEN; 7 - VILLALTA OSMAN; 1 - VILLALTA OSMAN; 4 - POWELL MARK; 6 - SHELLEY HELEN; 2 - SHELLEY HELEN; 5 VILLALTA OSMAN

Owners:

7 - SCHLEIMER JAMES; 5 - BORG ELISABETH; 6 - SHELLEY WARREN; 3 - RUBIN HOWIE; 1 - RUBIN HOWIE; 4 - POWELL MARK; 2 BORG ELISABETH

Owners:

3 - SHELLEY WARREN; 7 - GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A; 1 - BURT, DOROTHY, CALL, EVELYN, EATON, BETTY AND SOLTAU, CORY; 4 - BARBEAU KATHERINE; 6 - SHELLEY HELEN; 2 - SHELLEY WARREN; 5 - SCHLEIMER JAMES

Lone Star Park LONE STAR RACE PARK - October 16, 2015 - Race 3 STAKES Arabian Stallion S. (G3) - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD FILLIES AND MARES ONE MILE On DIRT Track Record: (FRYNGE BENEFIT - 1:45.80 - October 20, 2007) Available Money: $20,000 Value of Race: $20,000 1st $12,000, 2nd $4,000, 3rd $2,200, 4th $1,200, 5th $600 Track: FAST Last Raced 12 4 12Sep15 DEL*USA 9 2 05Sep15 DEL*USA 9 1 05Sep15 DEL*USA 2 1 29Aug15 RET*USA 1 2 09Oct15 LS*USA 12 3 18Jul15 DEL*USA 5 4 15Aug15 ARP*USA 1 2 11Sep15 RET*USA 1 4 09Oct15 LS*USA

PP 9 1 2 7 5 6 3 8 4

Horse Name (Jockey) OUR PRINCESS (SWAN KIRSTEN) ROYAL RICHESS (CARSON LAURA) DC WILLEYS SONG (WALES TRAVIS) RB FRYNCH BROAD (VERA ELIAZAR T) MY VAZ IS HOT (PURCELL KELSI) DHAAN (MCNEIL ERIK) LIL RICH GIRL (SANTOS CARRIZALES) RB RICH KIN (GARCIA RUIZ EFIGENIO) HESSTER (URIETA, JR VICTOR MANUEL)

Fractional Times: 26.97 53.37 1:21.69 1:36.19 Split Times: (26.40) (28.32) (14.50) (14.42)

Wgt 122 122 124 122 118 118 124 118 122

Start 8 7 3 4 2 5 6 9 1

1/4 9 Head 1 Head 4 Head 7 1/2 2 2 8 1/2 5 1 1/2 6 2 3

Arabian Jockey Club

1/2 9 2 2 1/2 4 Head 5 Head 1 1 1/2 8 1/2 7 Head 6 2 1/2 3

3/4 1/2 2 3 1/2 1 1/2 5 1/2 4 1 3 3 7 9 1/2 8 2 6

Str Head 1 6 1/2 2 1/2 3 2 1/2 4 3 1/2 5 2 6 1/2 8 9 1/2 7

Fin 3/4 1 13 2 1 1/4 3 8 1/2 4 2 5 3 3/4 6 1 1/4 7 7 1/4 8 9

Odds 1.80 1.80 * 1.00 5.40 19.50 7.30 14.10 5.40 14.10

Final Time: 1:50.61

Winner: OUR PRINCESS, BAY MARE, by NIVOUR DE CARDONNE out of MONARCHS PRINCESS, by MONARCH AH. Foaled Feb 27, 2010 in VIRGINIA. Breeder: ALAN KIRSHNER OR DEBORAH MIHALOFF Winning Owner: CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC Trainers:

9 - ASHBY LYNN A; 1 - ASHBY LYNN A; 2 - DANYLUK KEN; 7 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 5 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 6 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 3 - DANYLUK KEN; 8 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 4 - DANYLUK KEN

Owners:

9 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC; 1 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES AND FOSTOCK, ANN; 2 - HENNINGSGARD JON; 7 - ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC; 5 - VASQUEZ SAM A; 6 - AL SHAQAB RACING; 3 - WERNER KENNETH R; 8 - ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC; 4 - WERNER KENNETH R

LONE STAR RACE PARK - October 16, 2015 - Race 7 STAKES Arabian Stallion S. (G3) - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD COLTS AND GELDINGS ONE MILE On DIRT Track Record: (FRYNGE BENEFIT - 1:45.80 - October 20, 2007) Available Money: $19,400 Value of Race: $19,400 1st $12,000, 2nd $4,000, 3rd $2,200, 4th $1,200 Track: FAST Last Raced 5 1 26Sep15 LA*USA 9 1 19Sep15 DEL*USA 1 3 09Oct15 LS*USA 12 2 12Sep15 DEL*USA

PP 2 3 4 1

Horse Name (Jockey) PADDYS DAY (PURCELL KELSI) EASTER MAN (VERA ELIAZAR T) CHNDAKASEXPRESS (BOBROFF JACQUELYN) THESS IS AWESOME (WALES TRAVIS)

Fractional Times: 27.04 53.24 1:20.46 1:34.09 Split Times: (26.20) (27.22) (13.63) (14.53)

Wgt 124 122 120 118

Start 1 2 3 4

1/4 1/2 3 1/2 1 4 1/2 2

Arabian Jockey Club

1/2 Head 1 1/2 2 4 2 3

3/4 1 1/2 1 6 1/2 2 1 1/2 3 4

Str 8 1 7 1/2 2 4 1/2 3 4

Fin 18 1 9 1/2 2 12 3 4

Final Time: 1:48.62

Winner: PADDYS DAY, BAY STALLION, by BURNING SAND out of AK LORETTA, by VIRGULE AL MAURY. Foaled Mar 17, 2011 in TEXAS. Breeder: JANE R TEUTSCH Winning Owner: QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC Trainers:

2 - POWELL SCOTT; 3 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 4 - SCHNEIDER ERIC W; 1 - ASHBY LYNN A

Owners:

2 - QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC; 3 - GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A; 4 - WILSON ED; 1 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC

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Odds * 0.20 6.40 6.40 4.50


Lone Star LONE STAR RACE PARK - October 22, 2015 - Race 1 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD SIX FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (SAMMY V - 1:17.88 - November 11, 2011) Available Money: $5,800 Value of Race: $5,800 1st $3,300, 2nd $1,100, 3rd $605, 4th $330, 5th $165, 6th $100, 7th $100, 8th $100 Track: SLOPPY Last Raced 9 2 05Oct15 DEL*USA 1 3 26Sep15 RET*USA --2 3 02Oct15 LS*USA 2 5 02Oct15 LS*USA 2 2 02Oct15 LS*USA 1 5 20Sep15 RET*USA ---

PP 7 6 5 1 8 4 3 2

Horse Name (Jockey) AMBUSH AA (VIVANCO LUIS L) GOLLY ZANDS (PURCELL KELSI) PAMS MASQUERADE (ARELLANO IVAN) RV GRANDE ROUGE (RODRIGUEZ JULIO ALBERTO) WILL EYE AM CS (GARCIA JR JUAN F) TA MY VIRGULE (BOBROFF JACQUELYN) WMA TEXAS RANGER (LARA MANUEL) WMA KENTUCKY TIKI (HELTON RITA M)

Fractional Times: 26.17 53.76 1:07.61 Split Times: (27.59) (13.85) (14.42)

Wgt 121 123 121 124 124 123 125 121

Start 1 4 8 6 2 7 5 3

LONE STAR RACE PARK - October 29, 2015 - Race 3 ALLOWANCE - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD FILLIES AND MARES ONE AND 1/8 MILES On DIRT Track Record: (DARWINN - 2:02.60 - October 26, 2002) Available Money: $15,100 Value of Race: $15,100 1st $9,000, 2nd $3,000, 3rd $1,650, 4th $900, 5th $450, 6th $100 Track: FAST

Arabian Jockey Club

1/4 Head 1 4 1/2 3 8 1 1/2 6 1 1/2 7 Head 5 1/2 4 1 2

1/2 Head 1 6 1/2 2 1 1/2 6 1/2 4 Head 7 1 5 8 Head 3

Str 2 1 9 2 1/2 3 1 4 4 1/2 6 1 1/2 5 8 1 7

Fin 3 1/4 1 10 1/2 2 2 1/2 3 3 1/4 4 3 5 11 3/4 6 4 1/2 7 8

Odds * 0.80 4.50 12.60 9.50 18.30 4.00 32.60 19.80

Final Time: 1:22.03

Trainers:

7 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 6 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 5 - SCHNEIDER ERIC W; 1 - SPANN LORI; 8 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 4 - SCHNEIDER ERIC W; 3 - DELEON RITA F; 2 - DELEON RITA F

Owners:

7 - GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A; 6 - VASQUEZ SAM A; 5 - WILSON ED; 1 - VICKERS EVELYN L; 8 - LAFLEUR RENEE M; 4 - ERNST, JUDY AND SCHNEIDER, ERIC W; 3 - BARRETT CHELSEA; 2 - DELEON RITA

LONE STAR RACE PARK - November 05, 2015 - Race 1 ALLOWANCE - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD 5 1/2 FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (EASTER MAN - 1:11.51 - November 05, 2015) Available Money: $8,100 Value of Race: $8,100 1st $4,680, 2nd $1,560, 3rd $858, 4th $468, 5th $234, 6th $100, 7th $100, 8th $100 Track: FAST

13Sep15 16Oct15 13Sep15 22Oct15 14Oct15 22Oct15 26Sep15

1

6

RET*USA 3 8 LS*USA 1 4 RET*USA 1 2 LS*USA 9 5 DEL*USA 1 6 LS*USA 1 5 RET*USA

Horse Name (Jockey)

Wgt

Start

1/4

3/8

Str

Fin

5 1 8 4 6 7 2 3

EASTER MAN (ARELLANO IVAN) IBN MOULIN ROUGE (RODRIGUEZ JULIO ALBERTO) RB RICH KIN (VIVANCO LUIS L) JESS IS ON FIRE (GARCIA JR JUAN F) GOLLY ZANDS (CALDERON FRANCISCO) EXTRA HOPE (RIVERA GREGORIO A) TA MY VIRGULE (REYES OMAR) BELL SOUTH (HELTON RITA M)

123 125 122 124 122 122 125 122

2 6 4 1 5 8 7 3

2 1/2 5 1 4 Head 1 1/2 6 5 7 8 1 1/2 3

2 Head 3 3 1/2 4 Head 1 Head 5 1 6 8 5 7

1 1 1/2 3 2 1/2 4 2 2 2 5 6 6 8 2 7

1 1 1/2 2 1 3 7 1/2 4 1 1/4 5 9 6 3 1/4 7 8

1/2

2 1/2

3

13 1/2

Odds

*

0.10 12.00 9.30 15.40 30.80 * 0.10 64.60 15.00

Final Time: 1:11.51

Trainers:

5 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 1 - SPANN LORI; 8 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 4 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 6 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 7 - POWELL MARK; 2 - SCHNEIDER ERIC W; 3 - DANYLUK KEN

Owners:

5 - GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A; 1 - VICKERS EVELYN L; 8 - ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC; 4 - VASQUEZ MARK; 6 - VASQUEZ SAM A; 7 - GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A; 2 - ERNST, JUDY AND SCHNEIDER, ERIC W; 3 - LYNN VALERIE

LONE STAR RACE PARK - November 13, 2015 - Race 5 STAKES Dubai International Arabian Races Texas Open S. - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD ONE AND 1/16 MILES On DIRT Track Record: (TC CHI CHI - 1:56.80 - November 04, 2000) Available Money: $30,000 Value of Race: $30,000 1st $17,100, 2nd $5,700, 3rd $2,850, 4th $1,710, 5th $1,140, 6th $750, 7th $750 Track: FAST PP 1 5 6 3 2 4 7

Horse Name (Jockey) THESS IS AWESOME (WALES TRAVIS) SAND VICTOR (VALDEZ JIMINEZ ERNESTO) RB BRILLIANT (MCNEIL ERIK) CHNDAKASEXPRESS (ARELLANO IVAN) SAND ON FIRE (PURCELL KELSI) HESSTER (BROOKS MELODY) AYERS (RIVERA GREGORIO A)

Fractional Times: 26.03 52.83 1:21.58 1:49.65 Split Times: (26.80) (28.75) (28.07) (7.21)

Wgt 118 122 122 120 122 122 124

Start 1 3 4 2 5 6 7

1/4 4 1/2 1 1/2 3 1 4 2 1/2 5 7 1/2 2 1/2 6

Arabian Jockey Club

1/2 4 1 1/2 2 1 1/2 3 2 5 1 1/2 6 Head 4 7

3/4 1 1 1 3 2 4 Head 2 Head 5 6 1/2 6 7

Str 2 1 3 1/2 2 1 4 2 1/2 3 15 5 4 6 7

Fin 6 1/4 1 9 1/2 2 3/4 3 1 3/4 4 33 1/4 5 34 3/4 6 7

Odds * 0.90 3.60 13.70 8.70 26.80 28.70 3.10

Final Time: 1:56.86

Trainers:

1 - ASHBY LYNN A; 5 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 6 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 3 - SCHNEIDER ERIC W; 2 - POWELL SCOTT; 4 - DANYLUK KEN; 7 - DANYLUK KEN

Owners:

1 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC; 5 - GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A; 6 - FORD GARRETT; 3 - WILSON ED; 2 - POWELL LORI; 4 WERNER KENNETH R; 7 - SHELLEY WARREN

LONE STAR RACE PARK - November 13, 2015 - Race 9 STAKES Shadwell Arabian Stallions Texas Distaff S. - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD FILLIES AND MARES ONE MILE On DIRT Track Record: (FRYNGE BENEFIT - 1:45.80 - October 20, 2007) Available Money: $30,000 Value of Race: $30,000 1st $16,200, 2nd $5,400, 3rd $2,700, 4th $1,620, 5th $1,080, 6th $750, 7th $750, 8th $750, 9th $750 Track: FAST PP 1 7 8 4 3 5 6 9 2

Horse Name (Jockey) DC WILLEYS SONG (WALES TRAVIS) DHAAN (VALDEZ JIMINEZ ERNESTO) DREAM PEARL (ARELLANO IVAN) MS DIXIE (PURCELL KELSI) MY VAZ IS HOT (BROOKS MELODY) ROYAL RICHESS (SWAN KIRSTEN) MISS PARADISE (CALDERON FRANCISCO) EXTRA HOPE (RODRIGUEZ JULIO ALBERTO) SANDICHEEKS (RIVERA GREGORIO A)

Fractional Times: 26.17 52.68 1:21.56 1:36.61 Split Times: (26.51) (28.88) (15.05) (15.18)

Wgt 124 118 124 122 120 122 118 122 120

Start 6 3 9 8 2 4 1 7 5

1/4 3 8 Head 4 2 3 Head 6 1 2 Head 1 1 1/2 5 1 7 9

Wgt 120 123 123 120 120 120

Arabian Jockey Club

Start 4 3 5 2 1 6

1/4 1 1 6 Head 4 1 2 4 3 2 5

1/2 1 1/2 1 6 3 5 4 1/2 2 1 3 2 4

3/4 1/2 1 2 1/2 5 6 4 1/2 2 2 3 Head 4

Str 1/2 1 4 1/2 2 2 1/2 5 2 3 Head 4 6

Fin 1 1/4 1 12 1/2 2 Nose 3 2 1/4 4 3 1/4 5 6

Odds * 0.20 * 0.20 3.40 5.40 16.30 5.40

Final Time: 2:05.59

1/2 Head 8 Head 4 1 3 1 5 Head 2 Head 1 2 1/2 7 1/2 6 9

3/4 Head 5 1 2 Head 1 Head 3 3 1/2 6 1 4 Head 7 1 8 9

Trainers:

1 - ASHBY LYNN A; 4 - ASHBY LYNN A; 5 - DANYLUK KEN; 2 - POWELL SCOTT; 3 - POWELL MARK; 6 - POWELL SCOTT

Owners:

1 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES AND FOSTOCK, ANN; 4 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC; 5 - HENNINGSGARD JON; 2 - QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC; 3 - POWELL MARK; 6 - POWELL LORI

Last Raced 9 3 10Oct15 DEL*USA 22Oct15 05Oct15 10Oct15 --22Oct15 05Oct15 02Oct15 --30Apr15

1

3

1

4

LS*USA 9 5 DEL*USA 9 5 DEL*USA LS*USA 8 DEL*USA 4 LS*USA

9 2

1

HOU*USA

7

Arabian Jockey Club

PP

Horse Name (Jockey)

Wgt

Start

1/4

3/8

Str

Fin

5 8 10 1 3 7 6 9 2 4

LADY DAWN AA (RIVERA GREGORIO A) PAMS MASQUERADE (ARELLANO IVAN) FADHLULLAH KINNDAH (SANTOS CARRIZALES) WMA SEASAND (HELTON RITA M) BRETS PHILLY (GARCIA JR JUAN F) RV GRANDE ROUGE (RODRIGUEZ JULIO ALBERTO) TM BIG PAPA (BROOKS MELODY) ONYEWU (CALDERON FRANCISCO) MY KATALINA (BOBROFF JACQUELYN) RICH QUEENIE (REYES OMAR)

120 118 124 120 124 125 121 123 118 120

6 1 4 3 5 9 10 2 7 8

4 1 1/2 5 Head 1 1 1/2 2 2 7 5 8 Head 6 Head 3 1/2 9 10

3 2 5 1 1 1/2 2 2 1/2 6 5 8 Head 4 1 7 7 9 10

2 1 1/2 3 Head 1 3 4 1/2 5 2 7 2 6 4 8 12 9 10

1 2 1/2 2 2 3/4 3 2 1/4 4 1/2 5 1 3/4 6 4 3/4 7 1 1/2 8 29 1/2 9 10

1 1/2

1

1/2

1/2

Fin Head 1 1 1/2 2 1/2 3 8 3/4 4 Head 5 8 1/2 6 5 3/4 7 10 3/4 8 9

Odds 6.10 23.40 3.70 8.90 34.50 * 0.70 33.30 37.70 14.70

Final Time: 1:51.79

Winner: DC WILLEYS SONG, BAY MARE, by DORAN SBFAR out of WIBWILCCA, by WILKOLAK. Foaled Apr 24, 2008 in TEXAS. Breeder: DANIEL OR CLAUDIA SPEARS Winning Owner: HENNINGSGARD JON Trainers:

1 - DANYLUK KEN; 7 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 8 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 4 - POWELL SCOTT; 3 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 5 - ASHBY LYNN A; 6 - POWELL MARK; 9 - POWELL MARK; 2 - POWELL SCOTT

Owners:

1 - HENNINGSGARD JON; 7 - AL SHAQAB RACING; 8 - BURT, DOROTHY, CALL, EVELYN, EATON, BETTY AND SOLTAU, CORY; 4 QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC; 3 - VASQUEZ SAM A; 5 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES AND FOSTOCK, ANN; 6 - POWELL MARK; 9 - GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A; 2 - QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC

*

0.60 5.20 3.80 28.70 29.50 20.60 3.80 24.10 14.80 47.20

Final Time: 1:15.40

Trainers:

5 - POWELL MARK; 8 - SCHNEIDER ERIC W; 10 - LEMMONS DEBRA; 1 - DANYLUK KEN; 3 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 7 - SPANN LORI; 6 LEMMONS DEBRA; 9 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 2 - URIEGAS HENRY E; 4 - SCHNEIDER ERIC W

Owners:

5 - GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A; 8 - WILSON ED; 10 - BINMAHFOOZ SALEM; 1 - GRAP ROLAND; 3 - VASQUEZ SAM A; 7 - VICKERS EVELYN L; 6 - BINMAHFOOZ SALEM; 9 - WOODS DANIEL OR EVERETTA; 2 - DAVIS JESSE; 4 - ERNST, JUDY AND SCHNEIDER, ERIC W

LONE STAR RACE PARK - November 13, 2015 - Race 7 STAKES www.shadwellarabian.co.uk Texas Lone Star Futurity - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD FILLIES SIX FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (SAMMY V - 1:17.88 - November 11, 2011) Available Money: $25,000 Value of Race: $25,000 1st $14,100, 2nd $4,700, 3rd $2,350, 4th $1,410, 5th $940, 6th $750, 7th $750 Track: FAST Last Raced 9 2 16Sep15 DEL*USA 9 1 10Oct15 DEL*USA 3 2 05Nov15 LS*USA 9 1 09Sep15 DEL*USA 3 5 05Nov15 LS*USA --1 8 22Oct15 LS*USA

PP 2 4 5 7 3 6 1

Horse Name (Jockey) JEWELL AA (VALDEZ JIMINEZ ERNESTO) LADY HAHA (CAMPBELL JANELLE) PAMS MASQUERADE (ARELLANO IVAN) RB BIG N RICH (VIVANCO LUIS L) BRETS PHILLY (PURCELL KELSI) OZARK KAOLENA SWA (BROOKS MELODY) WMA KENTUCKY TIKI (HELTON RITA M)

Wgt 120 116 118 120 116 120 116

Start 5 3 1 7 2 4 6

1/4 2 1 1 5 Head 4 2 6 1/2 3 7 1 1/2 2

Arabian Jockey Club

1/2 1 1 1 2 2 1/2 3 8 5 3 1/2 4 7 2 6

Str 1 1 3 2 3 3 10 4 12 5 4 6 7

Fin 2 1 9 2 3 1/2 3 22 4 13 5 12 1/2 6 7

Odds * 0.50 9.60 13.80 2.10 33.80 25.20 30.50

Final Time: 1:19.60

Winner: JEWELL AA, GREY MARE, by BURNING SAND out of TRIUMPHS PEARL, by SEYVILLA TRIUMPH. Foaled Mar 22, 2012 in MISSISSIPPI. Breeder: JOSEPH A OR BETTY J GILLIS Winning Owner: GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A Trainers:

2 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 4 - YOUNGDALE JOHN FOSTER; 5 - SCHNEIDER ERIC W; 7 - TORREZ JERENESTO; 3 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 6 - DANYLUK KEN; 1 - DELEON RITA F

Owners:

2 - GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A; 4 - SMOKE KATHRYN K OR PAUL J; 5 - WILSON ED; 7 - ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC; 3 - VASQUEZ SAM A; 6 - WETZEL JAMES L JR; 1 - DELEON RITA

Arabian Jockey Club

Str Head 2 1 1 Head 3 3 4 5 6 1 5 9 Head 8 Head 7

Odds

Winner: LADY DAWN AA, BAY MARE, by BURNING SAND out of TRI-ILLUSIVE LADY, by SEYVILLA TRIUMPH. Foaled Apr 06, 2011 in MISSISSIPPI. Breeder: JOSEPH A OR BETTY J GILLIS Winning Owner: GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A

Fractional Times: 25.53 52.12 1:05.71 Split Times: (26.59) (13.59) (13.89)

Winner: THESS IS AWESOME, BAY STALLION, by DAHESS out of IN AWE, by MONARCH AH. Foaled Feb 25, 2010 in VIRGINIA. Breeder: ALAN KIRSHNER OR DEBORAH MIHALOFF Winning Owner: CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC

Last Raced 3 3 29Oct15 LS*USA 3 6 16Oct15 LS*USA 2 3 18Oct15 FNO*USA 3 4 29Oct15 LS*USA 3 5 16Oct15 LS*USA 3 1 29Oct15 LS*USA 3 5 29Oct15 LS*USA 1 6 05Nov15 LS*USA 5 3 26Sep15 LA*USA

Fractional Times: Split Times:

Fractional Times: 25.98 53.17 1:07.75 Split Times: (27.19) (14.58) (7.65)

Winner: EASTER MAN, GREY STALLION, by BURNING SAND out of ANGEL PROOF, by NF PROOF. Foaled Apr 08, 2012 in MISSISSIPPI. Breeder: JOSEPH A OR BETTY J GILLIS Winning Owner: GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A

Last Raced 7 4 16Oct15 LS*USA 2 2 18Oct15 FNO*USA 12 7 12Sep15 DEL*USA 7 3 16Oct15 LS*USA 3 6 29Oct15 LS*USA 3 9 16Oct15 LS*USA 2 1 18Oct15 FNO*USA

Horse Name (Jockey) ROYAL RICHESS (CARSON LAURA) OUR PRINCESS (SWAN KIRSTEN) DC WILLEYS SONG (WALES TRAVIS) MS DIXIE (PURCELL KELSI) MISS PARADISE (CALDERON FRANCISCO) SAND ON FIRE (RIVERA GREGORIO A)

LONE STAR RACE PARK - November 05, 2015 - Race 3 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD 5 1/2 FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (EASTER MAN - 1:11.51 - November 05, 2015) Available Money: $6,800 Value of Race: $6,800 1st $3,780, 2nd $1,260, 3rd $693, 4th $378, 5th $189, 6th $100, 7th $100, 8th $100, 9th $100, 10th $100 Track: FAST

Arabian Jockey Club

PP

Fractional Times: 24.99 51.54 1:04.75 Split Times: (26.55) (13.21) (6.76)

PP 1 4 5 2 3 6

Winner: ROYAL RICHESS, BAY MARE, by TH RICHIE out of ROYAL ATHEENA, by MONARCH AH. Foaled Apr 15, 2010 in VIRGINIA. Breeder: ALAN KIRSHNER OR DEBORAH MIHALOFF Winning Owner: CRE RUN ENTERPRISES AND FOSTOCK, ANN

Winner: AMBUSH AA, CHESTNUT STALLION, by ALLEGRO AA out of ISIS DE GARGASSAN, by DJELFOR. Foaled Mar 07, 2012 in MISSISSIPPI. Breeder: JOSEPH A OR BETTY J GILLIS Winning Owner: GILLIS BETTY J AND JOSEPH A

Last Raced 7 2 16Oct15 LS*USA

Last Raced 3 2 16Oct15 LS*USA 3 1 16Oct15 LS*USA 3 3 16Oct15 LS*USA 3 9 19Sep15 LA*USA 9 4 14Oct15 DEL*USA 3 8 19Sep15 LA*USA

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36 • Arabian Finish Line • December 2015


JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME TO CALIFORNIA

NF Proof+/ 1985 - 2013 4/22(14-5-1)D+8 Bay • 15.1 Hands

Thanks to Ken & Nancy Blewett for the opportunity to purchase Johnny

2016 Stud Fee: $2,500. Frozen semen only. NF Proof+/ foals are eligible for the HARC Incentive Program.

JOHNNY B GOODE, 15.2h

(Falina des Fabries x SS Nellie Bly) 4/26(6-2-3)0-1 $48,511, 3rd Bob Magness Derby (G2). Full brother to dual Darley Champion mare ROLLY POLLY. Bloodlines are loaded with multiple stakes winners. We will breed Johnny to our mares by ZT ALI BABA, WIKING, SAM TIKI & MOMENT OF VALOR

Stud Fee: $1500 live cover; $1000 if booked by Jan. 15, 2016

Arabian Racing Hall of Fame Stallion Once again ranked in the Top 10 Broodmare Sires for 2015. Broodmare sire of 2015 stakes winners EASTER MAN and BURNING FLEET (G1).

LESLIE SMITH - TEMECULA, CA.

951-767-0282

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LOOKING TO RESCHOOL AND SELL YOUR RACEHORSE AS A SPORT HORSE? LIMITED OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE FOR BOARD AND TRAINING. • Specializing in dressage. • Small facility with highly personalized care. • Indoor and outdoor arenas ensure training can take place all winter. • Cross-training, hacking out and groundwork are important parts of the program. • Many opportunities to show at schooling shows through regional and licensed competitions.

TRAIN IN THE WINTER. SELL IN THE SPRING. Stephanie Corum

717-860-6976 sjcorum.sc@gmail.com

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great breeding endures

Meet FAVORITT ARABIANS. Producing unstoppable purebred Arabian horses for the flat oval track and for endurance. Proudly standing FAVORITT (Monarch AH x Fawora, by Fawor) 6/46(15-11-10)6-11, $139,212, Graded Stakes Winner, Wins on Dirt and Turf. An important Heritage Arabian Racing sire, and a perfect outcross for French, Amer, or Burning Sand stock. Also introducing TA SAMBA DANCER (Line Dancer x Sahara Croixnoire) maternal half brother to Queen Kong, dam of Kahayla Classic winner TM Fred Texas. FAVORITT ARABIANS boasts a collection of racing and endurance prospects including other get of Line Dancer, a stunning Kaolino filly, and more.

See our collection at favorittarabians.com Favoritt Arabians is owned by Lynn Bennett - Calistoga, California 503-709-9132 - www.Favorittarabians.com Select Horses residing at Mandolynn Hill Farm - Pilot Point, Texas For Breeding Incentives or Purchases, Contact Michelle Morgan, Agent email: 214-679-2026 FAVORITT. ORIGINAL PASTEL COMMISSIONED & PHOTOGRAPHED BY DICK REED. REPRODUCED WITH PERMISSIONS 2015.


Welcome to the Backside! I met Stephanie Corum a few months ago, and I was impressed that she was the publisher of Arabian Finish Line magazine and a horse person. After getting to know her, like everyone else, I wanted to put my two cents in with ideas for her magazine. Over drinks one night I told her about my favorite section in a boating magazine I subscribe to. It is called “Back at the Dock” and focuses on amusing stories about boating life. I opened my big mouth and said she should do something like that for Arabian Finish Line. Well the other night Stephanie called and asked if my article would be ready for the next edition of the magazine. I was fairly certain she had called the wrong person, so I asked what she was talking about. Stephanie said the article was my idea, and she was giving it to me to handle. Oh and it’s due next week. After cleaning up the milk I was drinking that subsequently came out my nose, I started thinking about what I should do. So, this section is “The Backside”, which (once you get to know me) you will find that the title is most appropriate. This will be an ever-evolving section of fun and entertaining stories about the family love of horses, human interest involving the horse life, etc., and all submitted by you the loving Arabian family of readers. I work in my real job about 50 plus hours a week and to be truthful I am a little lazy, ok a lot lazy. I beg everyone reading this to send me your funny stories; favorite moments of you or your family with horses and anything fun you think the Arabian family might enjoy reading about. Also please feel free to share photos of you and your horses and your kids or grandkids horse related art work. I will try to fit everyone’s submissions in at some point. Remember I’m lazy and I don’t want to come up with material on my own. With that said, please send all your submissions to Steveheath.afl@Gmx.com. I look forward to seeing how this section develops, and I hope everyone joins in the fun of seeing your thoughts and stories in print.

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THESS IS AWESOME!

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ins like the Dubai International Arabian Texas Open Stakes that Thess Is Awesome recently enjoyed in Texas don’t just happen. When Cre Run decided to support the Texas Lone Star meet, it required our sending horses to Texas before the Delaware Park meet had ended. This is not an easy task for anyone’s stable and we thank Lynn and Mark Ashby and their fine staff for all of their hard work in making this happen. A special thanks goes to Kirsten Swan and Rose Amaro who stayed with the horses the entire time in Texas. We are proud that each of the 3 horses we sent to support this meet won a Stakes race while there. As we see our numbers shrink in the United States it is imperative that we all work together to help fill these races, no matter where they are. Stakes races are nice, but not all horses are Stakes quality and we have to remember this. It is important to support our foundation race meets with their overnight schedules because they are the backbone of our industry. Cre Run would like to thank DIAR for their support of Arabian racing in the United States with the 4 Stakes races they sponsored. We would also like to thank Lone Star Park for their professionalism and attention to detail. The entire time our horses were stabled there could not have been better.

Important Runners in 2015 THESS IS AWESOME - ridden by Travis Wales (DAHESS x IN AWE, by MONARCH AH)

Bred and Owned by Cre Run 1st Dubai International Arabian Races Texas Open Stakes (LSP) 2nd Delaware Park Arabian Classic Handicap - Gr. 1 4th Arabian Stallion Stakes - Gr. 3 OUR PRINCESS - ridden by Kirsten Swan (NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x MONARCHS PRINCESS, by MONARCH AH)

Bred and Owned by Cre Run 1st Arabian Stallion Stakes - Gr. 3 (LSP) 2nd Crystal Cup (Allowance in Grade 1 Company) (LSP) 3rd Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Arabian Cup Stakes - Gr. 2 4th Delaware Park Arabian Classic Handicap - Gr. 1 4th HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Stakes - Gr. 1 ROYAL RICHESS - ridden by Laura Carson (TH RICHIE x ROYAL ATHEENA, by MONARCH AH)

Bred by Cre Run, Owned by Ann Fostock 1st Crystal Cup (Allowance in Grade 1 Company) (LSP) 2nd Buzz Brauninger Arabian Distaff Handicap - Gr. 1 2nd Arabian Stallion Stakes - Gr. 3

Cre Run is very proud of these distinguished Cre Run bred horses. Each is by a different stallion but the common thread is that they are all out of Monarch Daughters.

CRE RUN FARM ALAN KIRSHNER AND DEBORAH MIHALOFF 15460 Campbell Lake Road, Doswell, Virginia 23047 804-227-9491 Email: crerun@aol.com

PROUD SUPPORTERS OF

www.crerunfarm.com

December 2015  

This issue features a review of the DIAR Stakes from Lone Star Park and the Sheikh Mansoor Festival conference and races from Abu Dhabi.

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