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Exciting Sponsored Stakes Added Uniting the World in Warsaw HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival Races COBRA Distaff Sprint (G3) Wathba Stud Farm Cup Araphahoe
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Editor’s Notes Letter to the Editor Notes From Around the Ovals
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2015 Leaders 2015 Runners 2015 Race Charts
Making Claims by Joe Nevills Just Talkin' by Michael Economopoulos Equi Tech by Dr. Deb Powell
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Editor's Notes By Stephanie J. Corum
Unless you are living under a rock you know that American Pharoah became the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed did so in 1978. I thought I was going to be sick prior to the race because I was so nervous. Then when it became obvious that American Pharoah was going to win (unless the jockey fell off or the horse fell down) tears came to my eyes. What an incredible, majestic creature. So big, so handsome, so composed and just a baby! He was running with such a fluid motion and his ears were pricked. He was having fun! An amazing horse that has been etched in our minds forever, and rightfully so. American Pharoah epitomizes what I love about horse racing. Where else can you see such beauty and raw power effortless skip across the ground for the joy of running. There's nothing that stirs the soul more than an incredible horse, particularly a racehorse.
grams similar to the OTTB programs for retraining and rehoming thoroughbred horses. There is a virtually untapped market in the Arabian Sport Horse World that would benefit greatly from our racing-bred stock. We just need to come up with avenues to make it work. I'm open to suggestions. You'll see in Mike Economopoulos's column this month that these scenarios perfectly fit the roller coaster ride he talks about. It's a difficult ride, and like him, I've thought about getting off - heck sometimes jumping off right before the steep downhill. But then along comes a horse like American Pharoah, and I know that horses are part of my soul. And if I'm going to love and support a sport such as horse racing, it's up to me to do my part to make it better for the horses. What are your ideas? How can we help them? How can Finish Line help them? It may be a cliche, but together we can make a difference. The horses will thank you.
But I have a love/hate relationship with horse racing. On the same day as that historic victory, Helwan broke down in the Jaipur Invitational and was euthanized. Then on June 14 Danzig Moon, fifth in this year's Kentucky Derby, was euthanized following a breakdown in the Queen's Plate Trial. And those are the recent famous deaths. We don't hear about the "notso-famous" horses. But it matters not. They are all beautiful creatures that gave their lives for us. They don't deserve an end such as that. In Arabian racing, we are fortunate that these tragic happenings are not as common. Of course, one big reason is that we don't have many horses racing. However, other reasons could certainly include that our horses are at least a year older before they start racing; they are smaller; and they don't run as fast. In these days of increased scrutiny of the racing industry, these are facts that we should be putting out to the public. The other concept I wrestle with is our shortage of horses. Yes, the Arabian racing industry needs a lot more horses to put on successful meets in this country. And yet every day I see horses (many of which are Arabians) dumped at auction, landing in kill pens or being advertised on Craig's List as "free to a good home". How can we advocate breeding more horses when so many are ending up in bad situations? Some people are starting to talk about setting up pro-
This lovely month-old filly is Tru Sophistication (Thoroughbred x Momentt Of Truth, by Moment Of Valor). She was bred in California by Leslie Smith.
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Letter to the Editor Dear Racing Fans: On behalf of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium and our board members, I sincerely thank each of you who supported the RMTC with a contribution in 2014. Your support helped sustain the RMTC's important efforts to ensure the integrity of racing as well as the health and safety of racehorses and participants. In the last year, the RMTC further demonstrated its commitment to both education and advocacy initiatives â€” particularly through our efforts to establish the National Uniform Medication Program, which encompasses a Controlled Therapeutic Substances list, third party veterinarian administration of furosemide, a multiple medication violator ("MMV") penalty system, and our laboratory accreditation / external quality assurance program (the "Reforms"). To date, the Reforms that our board recommended have been approved in their entirety in at least 10 states and are under consideration in many others. By this summer, the Controlled Therapeutic Substances List should be in place in at least 16 states, third party furosemide administration should also be in place in at least 16 states, and the MMV penalty system is expected to be in place in at least nine states. These Reforms are in the best interest of the health and welfare of the horse and the safety of all participants. They enhance the integrity of the sport, ensure a level playing field, assist horsemen who race in multiple jurisdictions, and make possible uniform regulation of U.S. racing. Our Laboratory Accreditation program has made great strides, with five laboratories now fully accredited, and several others in the final stages of the accreditation process including one that received Interim Accreditation in March. These accredited and soon-to-be accredited laboratories are responsible for testing samples from 26 of 34 racing states. The RMTC laboratory accreditation and external quality assurance programs provide proficient, uniform testing across jurisdictions. To date, the cost of the program has been borne by the RMTC. This has encouraged laboratory participation. To continue doing so in the future, we need your financial support.
Delaware and New Mexico commissions, Tampa Bay Downs and Lone Star Park, to collaborating with laboratories across the country on tackling cobalt testing, this program is proving to be vitally important to the welfare of our horses and the integrity of our sport. The RMTC is also currently finalizing administrative studies on several medications with the assistance of the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council. In addition, we are in the process of developing a new test for various substances using hair sampling. One further area that needs additional focus and attention by the RMTC staff in 2015 is education. Not just communicating our policy recommendations, but also explaining them to horse racing's participants is more important than ever. By improving our efforts to educate horsemen and trainers, we will enable a quicker and smoother transition to national uniformity with a minimum of local confusion and opposition. In order for the RMTC to continue progress in all its many endeavors, it is crucial that the organization receive support from individuals and groups/associations across the racing breeds. We thank you in advance for your consideration, and hope that you will support these efforts with a donation to the RMTC in 2015. Sincerely, Alex Waldrop RMTC Chairman NTRA President & CEO RMTC rmtcnet.com (859) 224-2844 email@example.com 821 Corporate Drive Lexington, KY 40503
In addition to these programs, the RMTC will need your financial support in 2015 to ensure the advancement of the RMTC Tactical Research Program. The rapid test development and deployment provided by this program is critical to the industry's ongoing efforts to eradicate persistent cheaters. From identifying unknown substances for the 5 â€˘ Arabian Finish Line â€˘ July 2015
Notes From Around The Ovals California The California Fair Circuit is underway! Check the Fair's website for updated information - www.calfairs.com. The 2015 meets are as follows: Oak Tree at Pleasanton - June 18 - July 5 California State Fair at Sacramento - July 10 - July 26 Humboldt County Fair at Ferndale - August 21 - August 30 San Joaquin Fair at Stockton - September 11 - September 20 Big Fresno Fair at Fresno - October 8 - October 18
Colorado ARAPAHOE PARK FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: JONATHAN HOROWITZ: Twitter @jjhorowitz | (949) 246-7075 | firstname.lastname@example.org Arapahoe Park is now broadcasting a new weekly feature television show about the behind-the-scenes of horse racing and a replay show on the Denver-based network Altitude Sports & Entertainment. Hosted by announcer Jonathan Horowitz, “Gates Open at Arapahoe Park” will air on Thursdays during the season at 6:30 p.m. starting May 21 and rebroadcast on Fridays at 10 a.m. The feature show will focus on stories and profiles of horses and horsemen. The replay show, “Today at Arapahoe Park,” will air at 10 p.m. after each day’s races and rebroadcast the following morning at 10 a.m. All times are Mountain time. If you don't live in the Denver area but want to watch the show, subscribe to the Arapahoe Park page on YouTube. You can find the link here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtJ0Br0onLwngnlmNPkKbkA (or just go to YouTube and type in Arapahoe Park in the search icon.) The latest show highlights the history of the Arabian, major Arabian racehorses and the breed's influence over quarter horse and thoroughbred race horses. It's a must watch!
Delaware Valiant Boy SBFAR, who has raced extensively at Delaware Park, and the thoroughbred, Main Sequence, were both recently honored with the Touch Of Class Award. At nearby Fair Hill Training Center, where many Delaware Park runners are stabled, the Maryland Horse Industry Board presented the awards during the Fair Hill races on May 23, 2015. The two champion U.S. racehorses training at Fair Hill Training Center – Darley Award Winner Valiant Boy SBFAR, represented by racing manager Sharon Clark and trainer Elizabeth Merryman, and Eclipse Award winner Main Sequence, represented by trainer Graham Motion, were Touch of Class recipients. This award honors Maryland horses, people and organizations who achieve national and international acclaim. It is named in honor of Touch of Class, a Maryland-bred thoroughbred who went on to be a dual gold medal winning Olympic show jumping horse. The Arabian breed is proud to be recognized amongst such esteemed company.
Michigan At the recent World Arabian Horse Racing Conference, Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of HH Sheik Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Horse Racing Festival, announced that they will sponsor Wathba Stud Farm races at Hazel Park in Michigan this year. More details will be announced as they become available, but this is another wonderful 6 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
opportunity to support and expand Arabian racing in Michigan.
Texas Arabian horse racing resumes in Texas at Retama Park on August 29, and then onward to Lone Star Park October 1. The committee of the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) are delighted to announce that 4 races in the USA have been added to their international schedule for 2015. The inaugural DIAR races will be held at Lone Star Park, Dallas, Texas on Friday November 13, 2015 and are run in conjunction with TABA (Texas Arabian Breeders’ Association), AJC (Arabian Jockey Club) and ARC (Arabian Racing Cup). For more details on this event, see the complete announcement on page 17 of this issue. TABA is very excited to host these outstanding races.
Now Available in Digital Format In an effort to increase exposure and subscriptions both domestically and internationally, Arabian Finish Line magazine has gone digital. Now, for those of you who love to hold a magazine in your hands (and we know there are a lot of you) do not worry. Your printed copy is not going anywhere! It will continue to be produced as it has been for almost 30 years. The digital version is in addition to the printed copy. Everyone who subscribes and receives a hard copy will have access to the digital version for free. It will also be available as a stand alone subscription for the very reasonable price of $15.00/year (12 issues plus the Stallion Guide). The June 2015 issue is free online and available for anyone to view as a sample copy by going to our website, www.arabianfinishline.com. Starting with this issue (July 2015), subscribers will have to create a unique login and password to access future issues. You can even subscribe online and pay electronically via our secure link with Paypal. All major credit cards and Paypal are accepted. The best thing about the digital copy? It will be available almost 2 weeks before the printed copy. So don't delay. Set up your login or digital subscription today. If you have any questions about your subscription status please email email@example.com.
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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
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 ÂŠ 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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When I heard that the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship series was hosting an Arabian race at the High Hope Steeplechase meet in Lexington, Kentucky, these were my first five thoughts in chronological order: 1) “What?” 2) “They’re really having it at High Hope?” 3) “The one at the Kentucky Horse Park?” 4) “How is THAT gonna work?” 5) “What?” For those of you unfamiliar with the High Hope Steeplechase, it’s an annual event held at the Kentucky Horse Park, which is essentially an equine theme park and competition space for equestrian types. If you’ve never visited the place, I highly recommend a trip. High Hope is about as low on the steeplechase class ladder as it gets, often hosting fields modest in size and quality. It was cancelled a few years ago due to lack of entries, but its place on the hierarchy is of little concern to the residents of Central Kentucky, who show up in solid numbers to tailgate around the perimeter of the course and give the place a county fair vibe. If there’s one thing Lexingtonians love, it’s finding an excuse to dress up and tailgate. The turf course, which resembles a rounded pentagon from the sky, is built on the side of a hill, and the first
turn goes up a steep incline to get to the backstretch. The straightaway evens out for a while until a sharp left turn into a downhill run. The field disappears into a deep valley at the opening of the final turn, then climbs up a trying incline to the finish. It’s only about a mile in circumference, but, having walked it myself, it’s a mile well earned. While steeplechase racing is something of a novelty to Central Kentucky, flat racing is something of a novelty to High Hope. There is no pari-mutuel wagering, the horses are saddled on the walk in front of the finish line, there is no starting gate, and there isn’t much for an inner rail, save for some wooden fencing and shrubbery. The course wasn’t made to host much more than one card a year with a handful of races, and it spends the other 364 days of the year as part of the Horse Park’s cross country course. Because of these factors, particularly the lack of pari-mutuel options, the Arabian race was held as an exhibition, if a rather lucrative one, with a purse of $25,000. As my reactions to the race’s announcement suggested, I was very curious to see how they were going to pull it all off. When I walked back to my car at the end of the day, I not only realized that the event went well, but its location made perfect sense. The race was part of an international challenge series for apprentice jockey 9 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
school graduates from around the world. Many of them hailed from countries where an undulating, European-style turf course is the norm, as opposed to the counterclockwise dirt ovals of North America. There is an innate home-field advantage for the red, white, and blue corner simply because U.S. rider Lauralea Glaser (and Great Britain's representative Jack Gilligan, who rides in Kentucky) didn’t have to travel halfway across the world for the race, but it is lessened greatly when ground looks like something the international riders might have seen before. The race attracted a field of 10 horses, and the top three finishers had jockeys that came from turf-heavy countries where ups and downs on the course are a common occurrence – Australia’s Ben Thompson on winner Es Mi Cielo, Julie Burke of Ireland on runner-up Zells Bells, and Great Britain’s Jack Gilligan on third-place CR Ardiente. While there were some pretty critical hiccups along the way, most notably a rash of slipping saddles that stalled the race for several minutes before the start and resulted in one rider taking a scary-looking fall in the stretch, I was largely impressed with the show put on by the horses and the race’s organizers. It was exciting to spend time with the group of young jockeys, many of which had never raced in the U.S., and watch them interact with Chris
McCarron and Remi Bellocq of the North American Racing Academy. The presence of Abu Dhabi television gave it a “big race” feel, even if it was the nightcap on a fairly quiet five-race card. After a hard rain the previous day, the weather and the turf course were near-perfect on race day, and the race turned out to be an exciting one to watch, even if they disappeared behind trees and hills at several points on the course. Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival, which sponsors the series along with several others, said she was pleased with the end product. “High Hope did very well,” Sawaya said. “The racetrack is great. They’ve
done everything they can to support it, and they’ve supported it greatly. For the first time, they’re running Arabians and it went super-well. The owners are happy, and that is what’s important.” Sawaya said the vision of Sheikh Mansoor was to put a leg of the apprentice series in Kentucky, and that his vision had been well-executed at High Hope. Both horsemen and series administration said the race has a long-term future in Kentucky.
It makes all the sense in the world to take the race elsewhere - greater exposure, better organization, wagering opportunities, and official results to share among them – but I’m a fan of things that vary from the standard racetrack setup. For an international series, you can afford to venture away from the traditional dirt oval, and seeing how the horses and riders reacted to it was part of what made it so exciting. Perhaps a trip to Kentucky Downs would provide the best of both worlds?
Whether that future includes High Hope or one of the state’s betterknown venues remains to be seen, but as someone with zero skin in the game, it wouldn’t hurt my feelings to see it at High Hope again.
Congratulations and best of luck to jockey Ben Thompson as he carries the Australian colors to the series’ finals in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 8. If he could tame the hills of High Hope, I wouldn’t bet against him anywhere.
Remi Bellocq (center, facing camera) of the North American Racing Academy gives last minute instructions to the riders. Photo by Joe Nevills. 10 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
By Michael Economopoulos
Photos, Thomas Kohler & Dave Wild
I originally wrote this column in November, 1993, but it speaks true of racing today. It was a bright, sunny, crisp fall morning in the Ozarks. I was lying on my back in the middle of a big green meadow, staring up at the crystal blue sky. A flock of geese flew overhead. This might have been a perfect day if it were not for the fact that I had just been thrown off the young filly I was conditioning. I guess it could have been worse. There were no broken bones, just a sore shoulder and a bruised ego. The filly had gone straight to the barn. When I got there, she had found a spot in line on the walker and was calmly cooling herself down with the other horses. Yes, it could have been a lot worse. Life is full of ups and downs, hills and valleys. For those of us involved in horse racing it's more like a roller coaster. The hills are mountains and the valleys deep dark canyons. We often cover the distance between the two in record setting fractions. One minute everything is going perfectly, the next minute you lean to the left and your horse buggers to the right. The down part of "up and down" can hurt enough to make you forget about the ups. Let me tell you about a very special filly. From the day she was born she showed the class and talent that it takes to make a champion. We raised her, trained her here on the farm and sent her on to Bandera Downs where
she was working an easy 3/8 in 40 and change. Watch out world, here we come. The plan was to have her ready for the Daughters of the Desert where she would be a contender. Five days before her first maiden race, she coliced. She coliced bad. Everyone in racing has a story like that. Everyone that has raced a while can recite dozens of stories about heartbreak and disappointment. There's nothing better than standing with your horse in the winner's circle. There's nothing worse than having him come back lame after the race. Disappointment is part of the game. If you can't take it, better find another way to spend your time and money. It's a horse race. We take our hopes and dreams to the betting windows, lay down our money, and grimace at the odds. It's a long shot no matter how you look at it. For every winner there are many more that never make it. For every good looking, talented colt or filly there are a uncountable obstacles that can keep them from greatness. It could be a lot worse. I've got a nineyear-old gelding running that by all accounts should have been retired a long time ago. He's had surgeries, illnesses, and a slew of other problems; yet he keeps going. He makes it to the winner's circle and helps pay the bills. He runs hard and carries himself tall and proud like a champion. He helps me forget about the $8,000 I spent in vet bills trying to keep my filly alive. 11 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
Everyone wants a champion. Most of us are willing to go through a whole lot of hard times just for the chance to experience that thrill of victory. I've never met anyone who has been in this business very long who hasn't thought more than once about giving it all up, taking the loss, and calling it quits. I know I've had those thoughts. As bad as it gets, though, it sometimes takes nothing more than watching a group of weanlings racing around the pasture to make you forget the heartbreaks and look toward the future. It's a horse race and we love it. My filly ended up at Texas A & M Emergency Equine Clinic where they took out five feet of small intestine. After the operation the vet told me they did everything they could do. She was still alive, but things didn't look good. Six months later she was working an easy 3/8 in 41 and change. Look out world, here we come again. I got back on the filly that threw me and went back to the big green meadow. It was a bright, sunny, crisp fall morning in the Ozarks. The sky was crystal blue and a flock of geese flew overhead. This time when she buggered to the right I was ready for her. It could have been a lot worse. Editor’s Note: The following is the original epilogue Michael wrote to accompany this column: “The filly I wrote about never did make it back. I look out my window and there are no weanlings racing around the pasture to help me look towards the future. The grand old man, KA Czubuthan is
out there; along with a few of my old race mares, who despite their age, retain their majesty. They bring back fond memories of times gone by. I began racing in 1980 and ran my last race in 2009. Twenty nine years is a pretty good run. There are many good (no make that great) things happening in Arabian racing. Unfortunately, I am on the outside looking in. I don't have any keen insights about the industry or backside gossip to write about. So after a brief attempt to make a comeback and revive my writing career, I am sorry to say that this will be my last regular column. These old stories are okay, but Arabian racing is about the future; and a very promising future it is. Thirty two years ago, I got back up on that filly. If I got thrown today, I'd not likely get up at all. I think I will quit while I'm ahead and participate in racing vicariously through Facebook and this wonderful magazine. I have tremendous admiration for all my old friends who are still in the game. I wish you luck on the roller coaster.” After reading this epilogue I had a long phone conversation with Mike and convinced him to continue his column. Sure he’s been away from the game, but I told him I’d help him get caught up with the scene. Mike is a talented writer with a fabulous sense of humor that he brings to the magazine. I thank him for getting on that horse one more time.
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- tech By Dr. Deb Powell, PhD © COADY PHOTO
Strategic Targeting: Today’s Deworming Protocol They are called silent killers and thieves but they aren't hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, or cancer. In horses, I am referring to those pesky intestinal parasites otherwise known as worms. There are more than 150 species of intestinal worms that our horses have to contend with today. The most common problematic species being the small strongyles, roundworms, large strongyles, pinworms, lungworms, and threadworms, with bots, which are not worms but fly larvae, also a problem. These worms can cause internal damage without even realizing your horse is infected. Outward signs of intestinal worm infection can range from no signs at all to a dull hair coat and unthriftiness to colic and death. Worms rob the horse of valuable nutrients, lower his/ her resistance to infection, and can cause permanent damage to internal organs. The strategies of deworming every 8 to 12 weeks for parasite control is based on knowledge and concepts that are more than 45 years old…much has changed over this time. Anthelmintic (dewormer) resistance (AR) is a current topic of concern. AR by definition is the ability of worms to survive treatments that are generally effective against the same species and stage of infection. This is an inherited trait, but remains rare until some type of selective pressure occurs…in this case, deworming is the pressure that selects for resistance. So how do we get anthelmintic resistance? Basically, after a dewormer is administered, all susceptible worms die off. These worms won’t begin to reproduce and lay
eggs for anywhere from 4 to 12 weeks after dosing. In the interim, the resistant worms that were not killed are able to reproduce in the absence of competition. Thus, the frequency of their genes increases slowly but surely in the population. When the same dewormer is used exclusively or when treatments are administered with excessive frequency, the resistant worms are the only ones in the whole population that can still reproduce; this practice accelerates the rate of resistance development. Once the resistant worms make up a significant part of the population, dewormers are no longer effective in treating them. There are currently only three classes of dewormers available with no new classes of drugs in our future. These are: Benzimidazoles (active ingredient Fenbendazole, Oxibendazole): these interfere with the worm’s energy metabolism at a cellular level. Tetrahydropyrimidines (active ingredient Pyrantel Pamoate, Pyrantel Tartrate): these act at the neuromuscular junction causing irreversible rigid paralysis. Macrocyclic Lactones (active ingredient Moxidectin, Ivermectin): these act on glutamate-gated chloride channels on the worm nerve and muscle cells causing flaccid paralysis. The Isoquinoline-Pyrozines (active ingredient Praziquantel) is an additional drug that is only effective
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you do not wait a suitable period of time following treatment, then the results of the FEC will only reflect the efficacy of the last dewormer used rather than measuring the innate ability of the horse’s immune system to regulate levels of egg shedding.
Pictured above are strongyle and roundworm eggs. These are just two of the more than 150 species of intestinal worms that our horses have to contend with today.
against tapeworms. There are currently three types of deworming protocols that are still in use. The original one is called rotational interval dosing. This is deworming based on egg reappearance period after treatment with a dewormer. The deworming companies used to encourage this type of deworming. It is based on concepts developed 40 years ago when large strongyles were a common parasitic pathogen of horses. Because it took about 2 months for strongyles eggs to reappear after treatment, deworming every 8 weeks was a successful treatment in controlling eggs from being shed into the environment. It is an easy protocol to follow however, if you are still using this today, it results in deworming horses that do not need it thus contributing to drug resistance as well as using dewormers that are not effective due to drug resistance. The next protocol is called strategic dosing. This involves deworming at key times when worm burdens are thought to be highest. The problems with this approach come when abnormal patterns of weather lead to early or late peak pasture counts or when heavily infected horses are added to the population. The final and probably best protocol to use at this time is targeted strategic dosing. This protocol administers dewormers at the most appropriate times of the year based on the life cycle and environmental factors and takes into account the level of infection in individual horses by monitoring individual fecal worm egg counts (FEC) and can determine if the dewormer you are using is effective with fecal egg count reduction testing (FECRT). Although horses grazing together share the same parasitic population, they can demonstrate huge differences in their level of egg shedding. FEC is used to identify horses most susceptible to worms and that are contaminating the pasture. In order to determine egg shedding potential for an individual horse it is necessary to collect a fecal sample and perform an FEC after the effects of the last dewormer administered are completely gone. If
In general, to properly evaluate egg shedding status in adult horses, a fecal sample should be collected a minimum of 4 weeks beyond the egg reappearance period (ERP) for the last dewormer used. Here are the suggested collection times: after moxidectin (ERP = 10-12 weeks): wait ≥ 16 weeks to collect; after ivermectin (ERP = 6-8 weeks): wait ≥ 12 weeks to collect; after benzimidazoles or tetrahydropyrimidines (ERP = 4-5 weeks): wait ≥ 9 weeks to collect. Suggested guidelines for classifying horses into different levels of egg shedding (2013, AAEP Parasite Control Guidelines) are: Low contaminators: 0-200 EPG (eggs per gram of feces) Moderate contaminators: 200-500 EPG High contaminators: >500 EPG Based on the level of egg shedding, selected horses are dewormed while other horses are left untreated in order to reduce the use of deworming drugs and therefore the likelihood of resistance. The FECRT is used to determine if strongyles and/or roundworms are resistant to a given dewormer. In brief, a fecal sample is collected prior to deworming. The dewormer in question is administered and a fecal sample is collected 14 days following treatment. The number of eggs in the pre-treatment and post-treatment fecal samples is used to calculate the percent reduction in FEC. This value is then used to make inferences regarding the presence or absence of drug resistance. Ideally you want at least a 90% reduction in egg count. When you see less than 90%, the dewormer’s effectiveness is questionable and less than 80%, the dewormer is not effective and is a sign of worm resistance to that dewormer. Because strongyle resistance is well documented against benzimidazoles and tetrahydopyrimidines with reported signs of emerging resistance to the macrocyclic lactones, horse owners must change their way of thinking when it comes to deworming their horse(s). The overall goal of a parasite control program should be to minimize the risk of parasitic disease; to control egg shedding; and to maintain efficacious dewormers and avoid further development of dewormer resistance. To achieve these goals you must know the magnitude of egg shedding of individual horses and treat only those horses within their current shedding category with efficacious dewormers.
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Exciting Sponsored Stakes Added for 2015 and 2016 DIAR Adds the USA to Their Growing International Support of Arabian Racing The committee of the Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) are delighted to announce that four races in the USA have been added to their international schedule for 2015. DIAR shares a patron with Shadwell Estate Company Ltd in the UK in HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum which stands three Arabian stallions in the USA. It was thought appropriate to consolidate and compliment this support of Arabian breeding with sponsorship of Arabian racing in the region. The Dubai International Arabian Races schedule has developed significantly in recent years and 2015 has seen the addition of The Netherlands and now the USA to the programme. The inaugural DIAR races will be held at Lone Star Park, Dallas, Texas on Friday, November 13, 2015 and are run in conjunction with TABA (Texas Arabian Breeders’ Association), AJC (Arabian Jockey Club) and ARC (Arabian Racing Cup). Speaking on behalf of Shadwell Estate Company Ltd (UK) and DIAR, Shadwell Stud Director Richard Lancaster commented on the decision to take DIAR to the USA: “Having stood three Arabian stallions in the USA for a number of years and with the development on the DIAR programme in a new phase, the committee of DIAR felt the time was right to offer our support to Arabian racing here. We are delighted to be able to bring a new dimension to the programme and are very much looking forward to the first ever Dubai International Arabian Races in North America.” In response, Dennie Gault of Race Street Management and Chief Steward of the Arabian Racing Cup said: “On behalf of the Arabian racing organizations of America, I would like to thank HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the committee of the Dubai International Arabian Races for their decision to sponsor Arabian racing in this country. As the North America agent for Shadwell Arabian Stallions, I know what it means to have the support of the Shadwell operation behind you and this addition to the Arabian racing industry is a real boost. We have all worked hard to bring this project to fruition and I urge owners and trainers to make the most of this opportunity and run their horses on November 13th at Lone Star Park!” The races will comprise two Futurity stakes races for 3-year-olds over six furlongs: The DIAR 2015 Texas Lone Star Futurity for Colts and Geldings and the www.shadwellarabian.co.uk Texas Lone Star Futurity for Fillies. A further two races will be the Dubai International Arabian Races 2015 Texas Open Stakes and the Shadwell Arabian Stallions Texas Distaff Stakes. Total prize money for the four races is a minimum of $100,000 put up jointly between DIAR and TABA. 1. Specifics for each race are: Dubai International Arabian Races 2015 Texas Open Stake Conditions: 3-year-olds and up, distance of 1 1/16 miles Purse: $30,000 Shadwell Arabian Stallions Texas Distaff Stake Conditions: 3-year-olds and up females, distance of 1 mile Purse: $30,000
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DIAR 2015 Texas Lone Star Futurity for Colts and Geldings Conditions: 3-year-old colts and geldings, distance of 6 furlongs Purse: $20,000 minimum www.shadwellarabian.co.uk Texas Lone Star Futurity for Fillies Conditions: 3-year-old fillies, distance of 6 furlongs Purse: $20,000 minimum 2. The DIAR stakes will be administered and managed by the Texas Arabian Breeders Association (TABA), in association with the Arabian Jockey Club (AJC) and the Arabian Racing Cup (ARC). Together these organizations will sanction, endorse, and promote the DIAR event nationally. 3. Shadwell Arabian Stallions stands three stallions in the USA at Mandolynn Hill Farm (www.mandolynn.com) which are marketed in the USA by Race Street Management (www.racestreet.com). They are: CHNDAKA (Dormane – Malika Fontenay) KAOLINO (Dormane – Cary de Carrere) NIVOUR DE CARDONNE (Manganate – Pistache du Cassou) The Dubai International Arabian Races (www.diaraces.com) supports Arabian racing in the following countries during 2015: Australia, Brazil, Chile, France, Great Britain, Italy, The Netherlands, Uruguay, USA. The feature race day of DIAR is held this year at Newbury Racecourse (UK) on July 26, 2015. The day features three Gr.1 PA races and one Gr.2 PA on an eight race card.
$50,000 HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Open Race Announced for 2016 in Los Angeles The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s 6th World Arabian Horse Conference at the Ufficio Primo in Warsaw came to a close on Saturday, May 30, with a lively workshop during which a series of announcements were made. The workshop was the final meeting of the Conference, and the session was conducted by Ms Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, Chairman of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA), Chairman of Ladies & Apprentice Racing Committees in the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR) and noted TV race presenter Derek Thompson. It produced frank and healthy exchanges between delegates. For people in the United States, the various Arabian bodies of the were urged to make a united effort to promote Purebred Arabian racing, and Ms Sawaya announced a new race to be run during the annual HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak International Awards and the USA Darley Awards. “We are happy to announce another big race event and this time. It will be held on the sidelines of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak International Awards and the USA Darley Awards. The race will be run in the name of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Mother of the UAE, Chairperson of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation and Chairwoman of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood and Mother of the World,” said Sawaya. This open race for Purebred Arabians will be held in Los Angeles on April 3, 2016, and will carry a purse of $50,000. More details will be released as they become available. 17 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
Uniting the World in Warsaw Text by Debbie Burt Photos by Pamela Burton The sixth HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival continues to grow in stature. Previously it has been held in Abu Dhabi, The Hague, Berlin, Toulouse and last year, in London. With over 400 delegates from 80 countries attending, events began with a welcome address.
worldwide, it was generally approved, particularly for the more fragile mares. However regulation was considered appropriate and at the end of the discussion, the audience poll revealed the majority were in favour of embryo transfer, but ideally limited to one foal per year. Racing and Training A predictably lively discussion about handicapping ensued. Naturally The United States was well represented at the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference. Attending were (left to right) Sam Vasquez, Jeanne Wasserman, this varies widely from Stephanie Corum, Randy Gault, Denise Gault, Mei Davis, Mickey Morgan, Mi- country to country - some chelle Morgan, Lynn Ashby and Steve Burton. Also present, but not pictured, have one handicapper, were Denise Hurst, Kathy Smoke, Paul Smoke and Pamela Burton (who took others more. this photo).
Ms Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and Chairman of Ladies & Apprentice Racing Committees, Chairman of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies, introduced HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs who said “The Arabian racing family is spread all over the globe and hence there are innumerable hurdles faced by the respective national organizations in finding a common ground. Such periodical meetings like the WAHRC go a long way in bridging the gap and offer a great opportunity to find solutions. Regular meetings, discussions, exchange of expertise augur well for the future of Purebred Arabian racing.”
However it should not be forgotten that the horse population in these countries varies widely too, so it is difficult to produce a rule to suit each situation. The poll at the end indicated that three handicappers were preferable for the majority of the audience. In the UAE there are so many horses, that options for the less able were very limited – not a situation familiar in the UK or USA where numbers of registered racing Arabians are at an all time low.
Breeding Improving the breed revolved around good conformation, good foundation mares and the price of stallions around the world. Panellists agreed that whilst the cost was important, so was selecting the right stallion for the mare, not necessarily the most expensive. Breeder’s premiums were approved as a way of encouraging breeders to produce more stock and to stay involved once their horses had been sold. The pros and cons of embryo transfer were then discussed. Given the shortage of breeding stock and the varying rules
Stephanie Corum (left) and Izeta Selimanjin from France (right) have become friends and are known for having the same dark brown, curly hair.
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Weight Loss Control Dr George Wilson produced the latest study by his team at John Moores Liverpool University, funded by the Festival. It showed how male and female jockeys routinely presented a higher body fat percentage than other elite athletes and discussed how, by using tailored diets and exercise, this could be reduced. Rules, Conditions and Regulations The International Agreement was discussed. Vice Chairman of IFAHR, Genny Haynes confirmed that each country is entitled to select which articles they agree to, if not all of them and that some countries are still discussing with their authorities, which they have to do, before they can come back to IFAHR. Women in Racing Hosted by Australia’s first female race caller, Victoria Shaw, it included four Darley Award winners in Denise Gault, Denise Hearst, Nadine Frampton and Karin Van Den Bos. The panel agreed that whilst there is still prejudice in some areas, women are achieving more in higher positions, including in Arabian racing. “One has to just believe in one’s ability and move forward, despite any adverse comments from our male counterparts,” explained Ms Sawaya. Media, PR & Communications Constraints on how much news can go in the print editions was discussed. This is not an issue with digital media, new publications such as The Arabian Racehorse [and now Arabian Finish Line], are digital and so there is no limit to the number of pages. Arabian Finish Line was also praised for its content, in particular the statistics. All were in agreement that more information needed to be shared by the various organisations and connections within Arabian racing, so that they may publicise it to the world. International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) General Assembly
France, Hong Kong, Hungary, Morocco, Sultanate of Oman, Portugal, Poland, Turkey, Slovakia and Sweden, whilst the membership of two more countries, Bahrain and Switzerland, are pending. Also announced was the establishment of the IFHRA Racing Scholarship Fund, for which US $100,000 has been earmarked. It is hoped that in the beginning, it will benefit apprentice jockeys (approximately 10-20), enabling them to spend time with mentors to progress their careers, even in cases when they are not able to continue race riding, should they choose a new direction within the industry. Future of Arabian Racing Whilst it is thriving in some countries such as the UAE, others including the USA and the UK were facing a downturn in numbers. Both Sam Vasquez and Bill Smith (UK trainer and breeder) were both concerned by the lack of breeders and felt more encouragement was required. From the open workshop session, hosted by Ms Lara Sawaya, it was apparent that there would need to be further harmonization of the rules between WAHO and IFAHR as many owners and breeders were frustrated by the rules governing transportation between countries and qualifying criteria for racing. Ms Sawaya also encouraged those IFAHR members who were yet to sign up to the International Agreement to take action as soon as possible in order to move forward. In support of Arabian racing in the US she announced a new race, to be held as part of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak International Awards and the USA Darley Awards, to be run in the name of HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Mother of the UAE, Chairperson of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation and Chairwoman of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood and Mother of the World. With a prize fund of $50,000, the Open race will be held in Los Angeles on April 3, 2016.
The IFHRA General Assembly announced the addition of a further 14 Concluding events, Ms countries to the Federa- The Media, PR and Communications Panel. Left to right are moderator DerSawaya asked the dele- tion. They are Argentina, rick "Tomo" Thompson (UK), Martin Stevens (UK), Jean Claude Allies (FR), gates to remember the Brazil, China, Denmark, Debbie Burt (UK), Saad Al Masoudi (FR), Phillip Brannan (UK) and Stephanie words ‘unity’, ‘solidarity’ Corum (US).
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and ‘communication’ and encouraged a united front to promote Arabian racing and to protect the purebred Arabian horse. That evening guests of the Festival were treated to a spectacular Gala Dinner in the grounds of the 17th century Palace of King John Sobieski III at Wilanov where Ms Sawaya announced that the 2016 conference would be held in Rome, Italy. 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 Suites-Abu Dhabi by Jannah, Yas Channel, Omeir Travels and Racing Post.
Impressions of a First Time Attendee By Stephanie J. Corum As this was my first time at the World Conference, everything was new and impressive to me. As expected, no detail was overlooked and every event was first class. But what does attending this conference do for racing in the U.S.? First of all it gives us a chance to realize we are not alone in our struggles. Countries such as the U.K. and the Netherlands are having some of the best purses ever, yet have a significant shortage of horses. (Sound familiar?) Other countries battle obstacles we do not face here, but it is encouraging to know that everyone faces challenges, and we are in this game together. And then there is what Denise Gault called "our international family". Going to these events gives you a chance to interact with people from all over the world - make new friends - network with new contacts - and build support and momentum for Arabian racing. As a result of this meeting I was able to talk to people I had only ever corresponded with via email. I met journalists and photographers from different countries that I hope to work with in the future. I handed out many magazines and business cards and even picked up one subscription. Most importantly, I put a name and a face to Arabian Finish Line. I was extremely honoured to speak on the Media/PR and Communications panel. I knew I had plenty to contribute on the subject, but what I didn't expect to hear was the praise for Finish Line. This magazine is known and respected throughout the world on a level I didn't realize until I was there. Lara Sawaya said "everyone in the world knows Finish Line". Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, a respected businessman and breeder from the U.A.E., spoke very highly of the magazine, its stories and statistics. He even said that "everyone in the world should subscribe". I am humbled by this high praise, and I came back with a new enthusiasm and motivation. It is my goal to bring Arabian Finish Line to as many people as possible in the best way possible.
Three lovely California ladies enjoy the races at Tor Sluzewiec. Left to right are Denise Hurst of Arabian Horse World, Pamela Burton of Horsereporter.com and Denise Gault of Race Street Management Inc.
I would personally like to thank Lara Sawaya and the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed al Nahyan Festival for this fantastic opportunity and for making it all possible. I look forward to participating in future events and seeing my "international family" again soon.
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The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Festival Races Add Exciting Finish to Conference Text and photos by Debbie Burt The delegates and guests of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nayhan World Arabian Horse Racing Conference travelled out to Tor Sluzeweisc – once Europe’s largest racecourse – to watch a nine race card including five Arabian races, three of which were run as part of the Festival. The feature race of the day, the HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayhan International Cup, was over 1 1/2 miles. The only international representative was Ameretto (FR). Though trained in Germany by Gunter Richter, he is a course specialist at Tor Sluzeweisc, having won the HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nayhan Europa Cup (Gr.3 PA) three times previously and is also a three time European Triple Crown winner. Though beaten on his seasonal debut, better was expected on his favourite course and he was reunited regular partner, Manuel Manueddu, who had steered him to 11 previous victories. His biggest dangers were the unbeaten Westim (POL), last year’s Polish Derby winner, Ziko (POL) and the only filly in the race, Wameria (POL), who had not been out of the
frame in all seven starts to date. From the widest draw Tyl (DE) was quickly encouraged into the lead and went a good four lengths clear of the field, led by Ameretto, heading into the first turn away from the stands. Racing keenly, Aziz (POL) was a length further behind, in company with Westim. Ziko, coltish in the preliminaries, was already being bumped along at the rear. There was little change in the placings until rounding the home bend into the straight, when Tyl’s lead began to diminish and Ameretto poised to challenge on his outside. As Maneddu made his move, Westim went with him, along with Boy Mugatin (POL), though Ameretto always had the measure of his younger rivals, winning by a half a length. His owners Dr Paul and Manuella Daverio were delighted with their homebred's performance, after the race Manuella Daveiro said “He will be back here in August, but first we will go to Holland.”
Ameretto holds off Westim to win the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan International Cup - Ofir S.
As they entered the straight, Averbak was hard at work on Karla Al Khalediah and as the field closed up, there appeared to be many with chances. However Vande Velde brought Perfektor wide and appeared to have plenty in hand and as the field spread across the track, the gelding quickened clear. Sariah Alkhalediah and Walsh valiantly gave chase and looked booked for second, but Benefis and Morocco’s Omar Lajkal took that spot on the rail, though only just hanging on at the finish. It was an impressive performance by Perfektor, who, despite running the last furlong with a loose shoe flapping on his off hind, still drew clear by over 10 lengths. “I have heard so much about the final meeting held in Abu Dhabi and now that I have qualified, I can’t wait till November. This has been such a great experience and I think I was just lucky to be here, but to cap that with a win, it simply great,” said Vande Velde. The last, but by no means least, of the Festival races was the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship held over 1 1/8 miles for Polish-bred Arabians. Riding to instructions, the 22 year-old Moroccan, Bouchra Marmoul, went straight to the front on Wasilew and despite a strong challenge from Ireland’s Aileen O’Sullivan on Zahim, she was never headed. Kasir Al Kahalediah ridden by Tjarda Humphreij was a strong finishing third. Last minute substitute Zoe Vande Velde from Belgium made the most of her opportunity by winning the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship aboard Perfektor.
The Apprentice race did not lack for drama from the start, with a last minute substitute jockey, 21 year-old Zoe Vande Velde (Belgium) taking the place of Ali Alshowaikh (Bahrain), 30 minutes before the draw. With Wilden a non-runner and replaced by Etnum Psyche, the field was led by Karla Al Khalediah and Turkey’s Burak Averbak, narrowly heading Dirhem and Luke Leadbitter for the UK on the rail. Corrine Andros (Canada) on Etnum Psyche was soon challenging and took the lead from Karla Al Khalediah with Dirhem and Leadbitter three lengths back in third, ahead of Perfektor (POL) and Vande Velde, with Sariah Alkhalediah and Eoin Walsh (IRE) traveling well in behind.
She is one of only three lady riders in her native Morocco, the other two being apprentices. Fighting back the tears following her win she explained. “Having been placed in this race series, I am now finally so happy to have won and am looking forward to the Abu Dhabi showdown in November.”
Morocco's Bouchra Marmoul went wire-to-wire on Wasilew to win the HH Shikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship. 22 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
MS Dixie Makes Horse Racing History in the COBRA Distaff Sprint (G3) By Jonathan Horowitz: Twitter @jjhorowitz
Photos courtesy of Coady Photography.
Aurora, CO (June 14, 2015) – Ms Dixie became the first horse in the history of Arapahoe Park to win the same stakes race four times with a hard-fought victory in Sunday’s COBRA Distaff Sprint (G3), sponsored by MKP Enterprises. Owned by the Quarter Moon Ranch of Lori Powell and husband/trainer Scott Powell, the 7-year-old gray mare also won the $25,000 Grade 3 stakes race for Arabian fillies and mares over six furlong in 2012, 2013, and 2014. “Isn’t that amazing? This was a good, tough race. It’s great teamwork,” Scott Powell said. Ms Dixie has won Darley Awards as champion Arabian 4-year-old filly in the United States in 2012 and champion Arabian older mare in 2013 and 2014. She is attempting to become the first horse since the Darley Awards began in 1987 to be recognized as a U.S. champion in four consecutive years. In Sunday’s renewal of the COBRA Distaff Sprint (G3), Ms Dixie and jockey Karlo Lopez stalked the pace and asserted
in the homestretch for a 2 1/4-length win in 1:20.00 as the 1-5 favorite in the field of seven. Four different jockeys have ridden Ms Dixie, now a winner of 18 of 40 lifetime races for $230,112 in career earnings, in her four COBRA Distaff Sprint wins—Michael Iammarino in 2012, Carl Williams in 2013, Mike Luark in 2014, and Lopez in 2015. “Everyone thinks it’s the rider,” Scott Powell joked. Powell stablemate Sand On Fire took second ridden by Travis Wales, and Mark Powell-trained Ivory Shores and jockey Iammarino were third.
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BW Ali Catt
ZT Ali Baba EI Talquahjamasna
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Wathba Stud Farm Cup, Return of MS Dixie Kick Off Arapahoe Park Action By Jonathan Horowitz: Twitter @jjhorowitz
Photo courtesy of Coady Photography.
Aurora, CO (May 24, 2015) – Es Mi Cielo’s second victory in one week in the His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and Ms Dixie’s successful Colorado homecoming highlighted the Arabian action on a busy opening weekend of the 2015 season at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Colorado. One week after he won the Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Es Mi Cielo dominated Sunday’s six-furlong Wathba Stud Farm Cup at Arapahoe Park. Ridden by Kelly Bridges for trainer Renee Lafleur and owner Sam Vasquez, Es Mi Cielo scored a 5 1/2-length victory over RB Rich and Chndakasexpress in a time of 1:21.40. “He’s really starting to mature and come around,” Lafleur said of the 4-year-old gray colt sired by Burning Sand out of the dam Heaven Kan Wait. “We sent him straight from Kentucky to Colorado to give him some time to settle, and it all worked out.” Lafleur said Es Mi Cielo will remain in Colorado to contest Arapahoe Park’s COBRA Sprint on June 21, a race Es Mi Cielo’s older brother, Sammy V, won in 2014. The last time Ms Dixie was at Arapahoe Park, the three-time Darley Award winner became the first horse in the history of the track to win two stakes races in two days in the COBRA Distaff Sponsored by Soaring Eagle Ranch on August 16, 2014, and the COBRA Classic Sponsored by Crow Valley Ranch on August 17, 2014. In Saturday’s six-furlong Altitude Sports Race of the Day, the 7-year-old mare owned by the Quarter Moon Ranch of Lori Long and husband trainer Scott Powell kept her gray coat clean in the mud by making the lead en route to a 7 1/2-length win. “She looked as smooth as she ever looked, from the beginning all the way to the end,” Powell said. The His Highness Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is also the title sponsor of the new Gates Open at Arapahoe Park feature television show and the Today at Arapahoe Park replay show that air on Altitude Sports & Entertainment. The festival features Arabian races in several series that take place in 17 countries on six continents. 24 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
A ra b ian Rac in g Le ad e rs as of June 5, 2015
Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. Leading Runners
HORSE'S NAME SIRE X DAM RACE O WNER RECORD EARNINGS 3 YEAR OLD COLTS AND GELDINGS 1 RV MOULINS MONARCH MOULIN ROUGE MAF x ROYAL AMBIANCE VICKERS EVELYN 1(1-0-0) 2 RB BURN MAJD AL ARAB x BURNIE GEE PW ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 1(1-0-0) 3 RB MADJYK MAN MADJANI x FRYNCH WALDRON DIANNE K 2(0-2-0) 3 YEAR OLD FILLIES 1 RV BINT ROUGE
$3,300 $3,180 $3,060
MOULIN ROUGE MAF x BINT BASKETTE VICKERS EVELYN 1(0-0-0)
4 YEAR OLD COLTS AND GELDINGS 1 PADDYS DAY BURNING SAND x AK LORETTA QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 2(1-1-0)1-1 2 ES MI CIELO BURNING SAND x HEAVEN KAN WAIT VASQUEZ SAM 6(2-0-2)0-1 3 LAZUR HESS DAHESS x RZOE LUTE ASHBY MARK J 3(0-1-1)0-1 4 MEGA HORSE OUAFFAR DE BLAZIET x VERONIQUE RUVALCABA RAFAEL 2(1-1-0) 5 CR ARDIENTE BURNING SAND x FORTY ALL VASQUEZ SAM 2(2-0-0) 6 WMA KINGDOM COME THE KENTUCKIAN x SWEET CHEEKS BRIGGS TAMMIE 7(0-0-1) 7 MY THUNDER BOLT THE LAST DANSE x FRENCH TWIST RANCHO MILAGRO YEGUA 3(0-1-0) 8 SAND VICTOR BURNING SAND x VAGUE DE GEMME GILLIS BETTY AND JOSEPH 3(0-0-1) 9 RB SO RICH TH RICHIE x ROYALE FANFARE FORD GARRETT 2(0-0-0) 10 RV GRANDE ROUGE MOULIN ROUGE MAF x ROYAL AMBIANCE VICKERS EVELYN 3(0-1-1)
$24,155 $14,440 $8,210 $7,385 $6,480 $2,404 $2,226 $2,047 $1,943 $1,725
4 YEAR OLD FILLIES 1 ALL N ALL 2 RB FRYNCH BROAD 3 THROUGHLEAP 4 SANDICHEEKS 5 TAYLORS TOUCHOF CLASS 6 RB RICH KIN 7 RB DJUDGE DJUDY 8 CHARICH 9 GOLLY ZANDS 10 TM ALYNN RENE
DAHESS x ALL TU SEXY CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC 2(1-1-0)1-1 MADJANI x FRYNCH ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 4(2-1-0)0-1 THOROUGHBRED x A NOBLE LEAP HENNINGSGARD KRISTA 5(0-2-1)0-1 BURNING SAND x SURREAL CS QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 5(1-1-1) DAHESS x TOPPOFTHECLASS KLAUS PHILIP 1(1-0-0) TH RICHIE x GINKGA VAUGHN DEREK 3(0-0-2)0-1 TH RICHIE x DJENUINE FORD GARRETT 4(0-0-1) TH RICHIE x ZILVER CHARM REYNOLDS JEREMY 1(0-0-1) BY GOLLY SAND x ZNS LITTLE WING VASQUEZ SAM 1(0-0-1) BURNING SAND x SPILLED PERFUME BRAND ELIZABETH 1(0-0-0)
$21,945 $15,795 $8,064 $6,616 $6,000 $4,370 $2,336 $1,100 $580 $209
OLDER HORSES 1 BURNING FLEET 2 QUICK AND RICH 3 CHNDAKAEXPRESS 4 BEE VEE BEE 5 ITS A HEMI 6 RB RICH 7 WMA FRONTTIER 8 DJETS SON 9 A LADYS MAN 10 R-KIDD
BURNING SAND x ANGEL PROOF GILLIS BETTY AND JOSEPH 1(1-0-0)1-0 TH RICHIE x QUICK NOON FRITZ TOM 3(1-1-1)0-1 CHNDAKA x GRAND MASQUERADE WILSON ED 3(1-1-1) CHNDAKA x MISS FAST PTRACK MANDOLYNN HILL FARM 3(1-1-1) NASSEM DE BLAZIET x BRISTOL BREEZE RUVALCABA RAFAEL 1(1-0-0) TH RICHIE x ROYALE FANFARE FORD GARRETT 2(0-1-0) THE KENTUCKIAN x SWEET CHEEKS RUBIO CARLOS 6(1-0-0) DJET SET DE FALGAS x WIKINGS WIXEN QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 3(1-0-0) NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x PTF LADY WIKING ASHBY MARK 1(0-1-0) R-KON x PATRIOT GAMES MILLER, TIMOTHY AND ENGLE, DAWN 1(0-1-0)
$30,840 $17,356 $6,324 $4,648 $4,390 $4,282 $4,020 $3,600 $2,700 $2,155
OLDER MARES 1 SAND ON FIRE 2 OUR PRINCESS 3 BABY GRAND CS 4 SOUL SISSTER 5 MS DIXIE 6 FLEUR DAMOUR 6 MY VAZ IS HOT 7 BELL SOUTH 8 TM ITS JUST ARIDE 9 TM MADDAMEE 10 MY VAZ IS HOT
BURNING SAND x B J ZELL TEUTSCH JANE 3(1-0-1)1-0 NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x MONARCHS PRINCESS CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC 2(1-0-0) KADOR DE BLAZIET x BABY O DELEON RITA 8(1-0-3) DORMANE x TIKIS FRENCH KISS QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 6(1-1-1) BURNING SAND x DIXIE DARLENE QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 2(1-0-0) GOREC x SHIPPEY LANE HUGHES DENNIS AND PAULETTE 2(1-0-0) BURNING SAND x FORTY ALL VASQUEZ SAM 1(0-0-0) AIM SOUTH x HALIANNA LYNN VALERIE 7(0-2-1) BURNING SAND x KALDONIA GLOSSER BILLIE 4(0-1-0) BURNING SAND x SCARLET O SARA DANYLUK KEN 2(0-1-0) BURNING SAND x FORTY ALL VASQUEZ SAM 2(0-0-0)
$21,210 $13,884 $5,706 $5,616 $5,320 $4,500 $1,344 $3,363 $1,877 $1,840 $1,518
25 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
Ara b ian Rac in g Le ad e rs as of June 5, 2015
Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. Leading Sires
SIRE/YOB 1 BURNING SAND 1986 2 DAHESS 1999 3 TH RICHIE 2001 4 MADJANI 2000 5 NIVOUR DE CARDONNE 1995 6 CHNDAKA 1990 7 THOROUGHBRED 2002 8 THE KENTUCKIAN 2001 9 OUAFFAR DE BLAZIET 2002 10 MOULIN ROUGE MAF 2003
STRS 18 5 10 3 2 3 1 4 1 5
WNRS/ WINS 7/9 2/2 1/1 1/2 1/1 2/2 0/0 1/1 1/1 1/1
SW/ T OTAL WINS EARNINGS TOP EARNER/ EARNINGS 3/3 $120,382 BURNING FLEET/$30,840 1/1 $37,919 ALL N ALL/$21,945 0/0 $33,510 QUICK AND RICH/$17,354 0/0 $19,790 RB FRENCH BROAD/$15,795 0/0 $16,584 OUR PRINCESS/$13,884 0/0 $11,952 CHNDAKASEXPRESS/$6,324 0/0 $8,064 THOROUGHLEAP/$8,064 0/0 $7,427 WMA FRONTTIER/$4,020 0/0 $7,385 MEGA HORSE/$7,385 0/0 $6,472 RV MOULINS MONARCH/$3,300
Leading Dams DAM/YOB/SIRE STRS 1 ANGEL PROOF 2003 (NF PROOF) 1 2 AK LORETTA 2004 (VIRGULE AL MAURY) 1 3 ALL TU SEXY 1999 (TRON KU TU) 1 4 B J ZELL 2001 (BRUSALLY ORLEN) 1 5 FRYNCH 2000 (DORMANE) 2 6 QUICK NOON 2001 (HIGHNOON ECLIPSE) 1 7 HEAVEN KAN WAIT 1998 (VIRGULE AL MAURY) 2 8 MONARCH PRINCESS 1994 (MONARCH AH) 1 9 RZOE LUTE 1999 (MAKZAN) 1 10 A NOBLE LEAP 2000 (PATRIOT MISSLE) 1
WNRS/ WINS 1/1 1/1 1/1 1/1 1/2 1/1 1/2 1/1 0/0 0/0
SW/ T OTAL WINS EARNINGS TOP EARNER/ EARNINGS 1/1 $30,840 BURNING FLEET/$30,840 1/1 $24,155 PADDYS DAY/$24,155 1/1 $21,945 ALL N ALL/$21,945 1/1 $21,210 SAND ON FIRE/$21,210 0/0 $18,855 RB FRYNCH BROAD/$15,795 0/0 $17,354 QUICK AND RICH/$17,354 0/0 $14,440 ES MI CIELO/$14,440 0/0 $13,884 OUR PRINCESS/$13,884 0/0 $8,210 LAZUR HESS/$8,210 0/0 $8,064 THROUGHLEAP/$8,064
Leading Broodmare Sires BROODMARE SIRE/YOB 1 MONARCH AH 1987 2 VIRGULE AL MAURY 1989 3 NF PROOF 1985 4 TRON KU TU 1990 5 BRUSALLY ORLEN 1981 6 WIKING 1979 7 DORMANE 1984 8 HIGHNOON ECLIPSE 1994 9 CHNDAKA 1990 10 OKBA 1983
PRODUCING DAUGTHERS STARTERS 104 16 45 7 34 1 4 2 13 1 142 10 108 2 1 1 9 1 8 1
WNRS/ SW/ WINS WINS EARNINGS 5/6 0/0 $31,875 2/3 1/1 $41,117 1/1 1/1 $30,840 1/1 1/1 $21,945 1/1 1/1 $21,210 3/3 0/0 $20,910 1/2 0/0 $15,795 1/1 0/0 $17,354 1/1 0/0 $7,385 1/1 0/0 $6,616
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. 26 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
Ara b ian Rac in g Le ad e rs as of June 5, 2015
Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. Leading Owners
NAME RECORD 1 QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC 19(5-3-2)1-1 2 CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC 7(2-1-0)1-1 3 GILLIS BETTY AND JOSEPH 4(1-0-1)1-0 4 VASQUEZ SAM 14(4-0-3)0-1 5 TEUTSCH JANE 2(1-0-0)1-0 6 ROSEBROOK FARMS LLC 5(3-1-0)0-1 7 FRITZ TOM 3(1-1-1)0-1 8 RUVALCABA RAFAEL 3(2-1-0) 9 ASHBY MARK 4(0-2-1)0-1 10 FORD GARRETT 8(0-1-1)
EARNINGS $45,507 $37,593 $32,887 $23,118 $20,340 $18,975 $17,354 $11,775 $10,910 $8,561
NAME RECORD 1 POWELL SCOTT 27(6-4-3)2-1 2 TORREZ JERENESTO 20(3-5-3)1-2 3 ASHBY LYNN 12(3-3-3)1-2 4 BRAND ELIZABETH 23(3-3-3) 5 LAFLEUR RENEE 17(4-0-3)0-1 6 NUNLEY RANDY 3(1-1-1)0-1 7 RUVALCABA RAFAEL 3(2-1-0) 8 DANYLUK KEN 24(1-3-2) 9 HATCHER NATHAN 4(1-0-2)0-1 10 SPANN LORI 7(1-2-1)
EARNINGS $69,043 $60,990 $56,404 $24,545 $23,334 $17,354 $11,775 $10,515 $7,730 $6,385
NAME RECORD 1 JANE TEUTSCH 11(3-1-1)2-1 2 ALAN KIRSHNER OR DEBORAH MIHALOFF 11(3-2-1)1-1 3 DIANNE K WALDRON 19(3-4-3)0-2 4 JOSEPH OR BETTY GILLIS 4(1-0-1)1-0 5 TOM FRITZ 3(1-1-1)0-1 6 MARK ASHBY 9(0-3-2)0-2 7 SAM VASQUEZ 11(2-0-3)0-1 8 L TODD MOAK 14(2-4-0) 9 DALE PARTIN 11(2-2-2) 10 NICOLE R HOLST 3(2-1-0)
EARNINGS $50,206 $48,629 $35,506 $32,887 $17,354 $16,399 $15,220 $14,384 $12,232 $11,775
NAME RECORD 1 VALDEZ JIMINEZ ERNESTO 10(3-2-1)1-1 2 SWAN KIRSTEN 5(3-0-0)1-0 3 PURCELL KELSI 3(1-1-0)1-1 4 SMITH REBECCA 1(1-0-0)1-0 5 CEDENO CAROL 3(1-1-0) 6 LOPEZ KARLO 5(2-1-1) 7 SANCHEZ SIGALA ALFREDO 9(2-0-2)0-1 8 BRIDGES KELLY 4(1-2-0) 9 MCNEIL ERIK 7(2-1-0) 10 COLLINS DENNIS MICHAEL 5(1-1-3)
27 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
EARNINGS $47,300 $35,234 $25,677 $20,160 $12,000 $10,722 $10,460 $9,750 $9,120 $8,072
2015 Ru n n e rs as of June 5, 2015
Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. HORSE'S NAME A LADYS MAN A ONE AKAI BBF ALL N ALL BABY GRAND CS BELL SOUTH BEE VEE BEE BELL SOUTH BURNING FLEET CALLAMITTY JANE CHARICH CHNDAKAEXPRESS CR ARDIENTE CRIMINETLY DUDE CZARS GYPSY STORM DARTYN KRISS SWA DC WILLEYS SONG DHAAN DJETS SON DOC HOLIDDAY DORMANES FANTASY CS ES MI CIELO FASTANDFURIOUS FLEUR DAMOUR GOLLY ZANDS IBN MOULIN ROUGE IN X HESS ITS A HEMI KELLORA SWA KOUNT CZESTER SWA LAZUR HESS MEGA HORSE MISS PARADISE MS DIXIE MY THUNDER BOLT MY VAZ IS HOT OLIWIA OMAN WHATA KISS OUR PRINCESS PADDYS DAY PICK ME PRINCESS NOELLE QUICK AND RICH R-KIDD RB BURN RB BURN BABY BURN RB DJUDGE DJUDY RB FRYNCH BROAD RB MADJYK MAN RB RICH RB RICH KIN RB SO RICH RICH QUEENIE ROYAL RICHESS RV BINT ROUGE RV GRANDE ROUGE RV MOULINS MONARCH RV ROULETTE SAMMY V SAND ON FIRE SAND VICTOR
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 1(0-0-0) $300 KAOLINO x ADULATION c 1(0-0-1) $1,285 DAHESS x ALL TU SEXY f 2(1-1-0)1-1 $21,945 KADOR DE BLAZIET x BABY O f 8(1-0-3) $5,706 AIM SOUTH x HALIANNA f 7(0-2-1) $3,363 CHNDAKA x MISS FAST PTRACK c 3(1-1-1) $4,648 AIM SOUTH x HALIANNA f 4(0-0-1) $1,060 BURNING SAND x ANGEL PROOF f 1(1-0-0)1-0 $30,840 LZP JERRYZELL x LZP LEGACY JANE f 2(0-0-0) $200 TH RICHIE x ZILVER CHARM f 1(0-0-1) $1,100 CHNDAKA x GRAND MASQUERADE c 3(1-1-1) $6,324 BURNING SAND x FORTY ALL c 2(2-0-0) $6,480 BURNING SAND x FC BINT CHEZI c 1(0-1-0) $1,160 NAZHAR DE BLAZIET x BINT CZUBUTHAN KU f 2(0-0-0) $1,199 KD KALHOUN x TRISS f 6(0-0-0) $885 DORAN SBFAR x WIBWILCCA f 1(0-0-0) $100 BURNING SAND x QUEEN KONG f 2(0-1-0) $1,300 DJET SET DE FALGAS x WIKINGS WIXEN c 3(1-0-0) $3,600 BURNING SAND x SAMMI DU LOUP g 1(0-0-0) $822 DORMANE x FANTASIA CS f 2(0-0-0) $100 BURNING SAND x HEAVEN KAN WAIT c 6(2-0-2)0-1 $14,440 CHNDAKA x MISS FAST PTRACK c 3(0-0-1) $980 GOREC x SHIPPEY LANE f 2(1-0-0) $4,500 BY GOLLY SAND x ZANS LITTLE WING f 1(0-0-1) $580 MOULIN ROUGE MAF x ROYAL AMBIANCE c 1(0-1-0) $1,160 DAHESS x EASTER IA c 2(0-0-0) $684 NASSEM DE BLAZIET x BRISTOL BREEZE c 1(1-0-0) $4,390 KAN YOU RUN x FMR OZARK EKLIPSE f 1(0-0-0) $100 KAN YOU RUN x FMR OZARK EKLIPSE c 4(0-0-0) $300 DAHESS x RZOE LUTE c 3(0-1-1)0-1 $8,210 OUAFFAR DE BLAZIET x VERONIQUE c 2(1-1-0) $7,385 PARADOR x NOVELYNN f 1(0-0-0) $435 BURNING SAND x DIXIE DARLENE f 2(1-0-0) $5,320 THE LAST DANSE x FRENCH TWIST c 3(0-1-0) $2,226 BURNING SAND x FORTY ALL f 2(0-0-0) $1,518 LAH DEE DAH x ORIWIA f 2(0-0-0) $100 OMAN DE BLAZIET x JEST WON KISS f 1(0-0-0) $125 NIVOUR DE CARDONNE x MONARCHS PRINCESS f 2(1-0-0) $13,884 BURNING SAND x AK LORETTA c 2(1-1-0)1-1 $24,155 DORMANE x SHALL WE DANCE PW f 2(0-0-0) $661 AKIM DE DUCOR x JESSYS PRINCESS f 2(0-0-0) $100 TH RICHIE x QUICK NOON c 3(1-1-1)0-1 $17,354 R-KON x PATRIOT GAMES c 1(0-1-0) $2,155 MAJD AL ARAB x BURNIE GEE PW c 1(1-0-0) $3,180 TH RICHIE x BURNING FIRESTAR f 1(0-0-0) $540 TH RICHIE x DJENUINE f 4(0-0-1) $2,336 MADJANI x FRYNCH f 4(2-1-0)0-1 $15,795 MADJANI x FRYNCH c 2(0-2-0) $3,060 TH RICHIE x ROYALE FANFARE c 2(0-1-0) $4,282 TH RICHIE x GINKGA f 3(0-0-2)0-1 $4,370 TH RICHIE x ROYALE FANFARE c 2(0-0-0) $1,943 TH RICHIE x GIZMOSON FIRE f 1(0-0-0) $100 THE RICHIE x ROYAL ATHEENA f 1(0-0-1) $1,485 MOULIN ROUGE MAF x BINT ASKETTE f 1(0-0-0) $100 MOULIN ROUGE MAF x ROYAL AMBIANCE c 3(0-1-1) $1,725 MOULIN ROUGE MAF x ROYAL AMBIANCE c 1(1-0-0) $3,300 MOULIN ROUGHE MAF x BINT BASKETTE f 1(0-0-0) $100 BURNING SAND x HEAVEN KAN WAIT c 1(0-0-0) $0 BURNING SAND x B J ZELL f 3(1-0-1)1-0 $21,210 BURNING SAND x VAGUE DE GEMME c 3(0-0-1) $2,047
28 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
SANDICHEEKS SERGEANT PEPPER MHF SO BIG IS BETTER SOUL SISSTER SOUTHERLAND SUMMER REIGN CS TA MY VIRGULE TAYLORS TOUCHOF CLASS TELLA MACHINE THESS IS AWESOME THROUGHLEAP TM ALYNN RENE TM ITS JUST ARIDE TM MADDAMEE TRUE GRIT SA TWICE RICH TU FOR THE MONEY WILMA CS WMA DESTINATION WMA FRONTTIER WMA KINGDOM COME WMA SANDSTORM ZELLS BELLS ZELLS FOLLIES
BURNING SAND x SURREAL CS AMAZING SON x SHIPPEY LANE BURNING SAND x WW MIRROR IMAGE DORMANE x TIKIS FRENCH KISS AIM SOUTH x NOVELYNN KADOR DE BLAZIET x REIGN DANCE PW VIRGULE AL MAURY x MY EVANGELINE DAHESS x TOPPOTHECLASS OUR MACHINE x DONNATELLAA DAHESS x IN AWE THOROUGHBRED x A NOBLE LEAP BURNING SAND x SPILLED PERFUME BURNING SAND x KALDONIA BURNING SAND x SCARLET O SARA BURNING SAND x DUNOIRE TH RICHIE x VIRTEUCE MADJANI x TU FOR ALL DJET SET DE FALGAS x WILLMA CS THE KENTUCKIAN x DESTTINEE THE KENTUCKIAN x SWEET CHEEKS THE KENTUCKIAN x SWEET CHEEKS THE KENTUCKIAN x SCARLET MRV S W ZELL x BONITA LORENA S W ZELL x FOLLIES BERGERE
f 5(1-1-1) g 1(0-0-0) c 1(0-0-0) f 6(1-1-1) c 1(0-0-0) f 1(0-0-0) c 4(0-0-0) f 1(1-0-0) c 1(0-0-0) c 1(0-0-0) f 5(0-2-1)0-1 f 1(0-0-0) f 4(0-1-0) f 2(0-1-0) c 1(0-0-0) g 1(0-0-0) c 2(0-0-0) f 2(0-0-0) c 4(0-0-1) c 6(1-0-0) c 7(0-0-1) c 1(0-0-0) c 1(0-0-0) f 1(0-0-0)
$6,616 $125 $0 $5,616 $0 $100 $683 $6,000 $600 $1,080 $8,064 $209 $1,877 $1,840 $548 $0 $935 $200 $903 $4,020 $2,404 $100 $1,096 $87
2015 Rac e Ch arts
Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. Arapahoe Park ARAPAHOE PARK - May 23, 2015 - Race 5 ALLOWANCE - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD FILLIES AND MARES SIX FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (TM LET IT BE - 1:16.80 - June 04, 2011) Available Money: $8,700 Value of Race: $8,700 1st $5,220, 2nd $1,740, 3rd $870, 4th $435, 5th $174, 6th $87, 7th $87, 8th $87 Track: MUDDY Last Raced 8 7 07Mar15 HOU*USA 1 6 26Jan15 HOU*USA 8 1 07Mar15 HOU*USA 8 4 09Oct14 DEL*USA 8 5 07Mar15 HOU*USA 1 6 16Apr15 HOU*USA 5 4 22Jun14 ARP*USA 8 9 07Mar15 HOU*USA
PP 3 7 8 2 4 1 5 6
Horse Name (Jockey) MS DIXIE (LOPEZ KARLO) TM MADDAMEE (BRIDGES KELLY) SAND ON FIRE (COLLINS DENNIS MICHAEL) MISS PARADISE (IAMMARINO MICHAEL PHILLIP) MY VAZ IS HOT (WALES TRAVIS) TM ITS JUST ARIDE (TRIANA JR ALFREDO) ZELLS FOLLIES (AGUILAR RICHARD) RV ROULETTE (PRADO EFREN)
Fractional Times: 25.47 52.05 1:05.79 Split Times: (26.58) (13.74) (14.83)
Wgt 124 124 121 124 124 119 124 124
Start 3 4 8 5 2 6 7 1
Arabian Jockey Club
1/4 1 1 1 3 1/2 6 1/2 4 1/2 2 8 1 7 1/2 5
1/2 2 1 3 2 3 4 1 5 2 3 8 Head 7 1/2 6
Str 3 1/2 1 2 1/2 2 3 1/2 3 1 1/2 5 2 4 7 6 7
Fin 7 1/2 1 2 1/2 2 15 3 1 4 2 5 12 3/4 6 7
Odds * 0.90 11.90 2.80 12.70 6.30 29.70 10.30 15.80
Final Time: 1:20.62
ARAPAHOE PARK - May 24, 2015 - Race 6 ALLOWANCE - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD SIX FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (TM LET IT BE - 1:16.80 - June 04, 2011) Available Money: $13,700 Value of Race: $13,700 1st $6,850, 2nd $2,740, 3rd $1,644, 4th $1,096, 5th $822, 6th $548 Track: MUDDY Last Raced 1 4 28Mar15 HOU*USA 9 5 07Mar15 HOU*USA 1 1 16Apr15 HOU*USA 5 5 22Jun14 ARP*USA 2 5 19Sep14 LS*USA 11 5 22Oct14 DEL*USA 9 10 07Mar15 HOU*USA 1 1 01Nov14 RET*USA 3 5 21Feb15 HOU*USA 2 1 13Oct14 FNO*USA
PP 4 9 2 7 8 1 3 6 5 10
Horse Name (Jockey) ES MI CIELO (BRIDGES KELLY) RB RICH (COLLINS DENNIS MICHAEL) CHNDAKASEXPRESS (TRIANA JR ALFREDO) ZELLS BELLS (AGUILAR RICHARD) DOC HOLIDDAY (WALES TRAVIS) TRUE GRIT SA (IAMMARINO MICHAEL PHILLIP) DJETS SON (LOPEZ KARLO) SOUTHERLAND (FRENCH DON) SANDICHEEKS (PRADO EFREN) TWICE RICH (LUARK MIKE T)
Fractional Times: 24.91 51.29 1:05.72 Split Times: (26.38) (14.43) (15.68)
Winner: MS DIXIE, GREY MARE, by BURNING SAND out of DIXIE DARLENE, by WIKING. Foaled Jan 20, 2008 in FLORIDA. Breeder: BILL WALDRON Winning Owner: QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC Trainers:
3 - POWELL SCOTT; 7 - DANYLUK KEN; 8 - POWELL SCOTT; 2 - POWELL MARK; 4 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 1 - BRAND ELIZABETH; 5 KULOW MARK; 6 - DANYLUK KEN
3 - QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC; 7 - DANYLUK KEN; 8 - POWELL LORI; 2 - POWELL MARK; 4 - VASQUEZ SAM A; 1 - GLOSSER BILLIE; 5 - KULOW JACQUELINE; 6 - VICKERS EVELYN L
Wgt 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 124 121 124
Arabian Jockey Club
Start 6 9 7 10 5 2 3 8 1 4
1/4 Head 3 2 5 1 7 1 6 Head 8 Head 2 2 4 2 1/2 9 1/2 1 10
1/2 2 1 Head 6 Head 7 Head 5 Head 8 1/2 3 4 4 4 9 3 2 10
Str 7 1 2 2 Head 5 1 6 1/2 7 1 3 5 8 11 9 Head 4 10
Fin 5 1/2 1 12 3/4 2 4 3/4 3 2 4 3/4 5 3 6 9 1/2 7 1/2 8 13 1/4 9 10
Odds 6.50 * 1.10 21.60 12.50 9.80 29.20 7.00 17.10 17.40 5.40
Final Time: 1:21.40
Winner: ES MI CIELO, GREY STALLION, by BURNING SAND out of HEAVEN KAN WAIT, by VIRGULE AL MAURY. Foaled May 22, 2011 in TEXAS. Breeder: SAM VASQUEZ Winning Owner: VASQUEZ SAM A Trainers:
4 - LAFLEUR RENEE; 9 - BRAND ELIZABETH; 2 - BRAND ELIZABETH; 7 - KULOW MARK; 8 - BRAND ELIZABETH; 1 - POWELL MARK; 3 - POWELL SCOTT; 6 - POWELL MARK; 5 - POWELL SCOTT; 10 - MASSEY KENNY
4 - VASQUEZ SAM A; 9 - FORD GARRETT; 2 - WILSON ED; 7 - KULOW JACQUELINE; 8 - LEMMONS DEBRA; 1 - POWELL MARK; 3 QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC; 6 - POWELL MARK; 5 - QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC; 10 - SHELLEY WARREN
Hazel Park ARAPAHOE PARK - May 25, 2015 - Race 3 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD FILLIES AND MARES SIX FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (TM LET IT BE - 1:16.80 - June 04, 2011) Available Money: $5,220 Value of Race: $5,220 1st $3,132, 2nd $1,044, 3rd $522, 4th $313, 5th $209 Track: GOOD Last Raced 1 3 30Apr15 HOU*USA 1 5 30Apr15 HOU*USA 1 4 02Mar15 HOU*USA --2 9 05Sep14 LA*USA
PP 2 3 5 4 1
Horse Name (Jockey) BABY GRAND CS (COLLINS DENNIS MICHAEL) BELL SOUTH (BRIDGES KELLY) SOUL SISSTER (LOPEZ KARLO) PICK ME (IAMMARINO MICHAEL PHILLIP) TM ALYNN RENE (WALES TRAVIS)
Fractional Times: 26.01 53.68 1:08.71 Split Times: (27.67) (15.03) (16.32)
Wgt 124 124 124 124 124
Start 4 3 1 5 2
Arabian Jockey Club
1/4 Head 3 1 2 1/2 4 5 1/2 1
1/2 1/2 1 1/2 2 5 1/2 4 5 1 1/2 3
Str 3 1 2 2 12 3 Head 4 5
Fin 6 1/4 1 2 3/4 2 31 1/2 3 19 1/4 4 5
Final Time: 1:25.03
Winner: BABY GRAND CS, GREY MARE, by KADOR DE BLAZIET out of BABY O, by BY GOLLY. Foaled Apr 02, 2010 in TEXAS. Breeder: ERIC AND RANDI MOREAU-SIPIERE Winning Owner: DELEON RITA
Odds 5.20 2.30 * 1.50 5.10 3.60
HAZEL PARK - May 29, 2015 - Race 1 CLAIMING - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD Claiming Price: $8,000 - $8,000 FOUR FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (MOTOWN RISING - 53.59 - August 09, 2014) Available Money: $7,690 Value of Race: $7,690 1st $4,390, 2nd $1,735, 3rd $910, 4th $655 Track: FAST Last Raced 10 2 11Oct14 HP*USA 9 1 01May15 HP*USA 9 4 01May15 HP*USA 9 5 01May15 HP*USA
PP 4 1 2 3
Fractional Times: 25.58 Split Times: (28.93)
Horse Name (Jockey) ITS A HEMI (PELTROCHE FREDDY) MEGA HORSE (BARRIOS RICARDO) WMA KINGDOM COME (HOLMES MIKE) CZARS GYPSY STORM (SIMPSON JAVOUR M)
Wgt 126 126 126 121
Arabian Jockey Club
Start 1 3 4 2
1/4 2 1 4 1 3 1 2
Str 4 1 1 1/2 3 2 2 4
Fin 5 1/4 1 3/4 2 5 1/4 3 4
Odds * 0.20 * 0.20 3.50 4.50
Final Time: 54.51
Winner: ITS A HEMI, CHESTNUT GELDING, by NASSEM DE BLAZIET out of BRISTOL BREEZE, by WIKING. Foaled Jan 05, 2010 in MICHIGAN. Breeder: NICOLE R HOLST Winning Owner: RUVALCABA RAFAEL Claiming Prices:
4 - ITS A HEMI: $8,000; 1 - MEGA HORSE: $8,000; 2 - WMA KINGDOM COME: $8,000; 3 - CZARS GYPSY STORM: $8,000
2 - DANYLUK KEN; 3 - DANYLUK KEN; 5 - POWELL SCOTT; 4 - POWELL MARK; 1 - BRAND ELIZABETH
4 - RUVALCABA RAFAEL; 1 - RUVALCABA RAFAEL; 2 - BRIGGS TAMMIE; 3 - GROSS REID T
2 - DELEON RITA; 3 - LYNN VALERIE; 5 - QUARTER MOON RANCH LLC; 4 - POWELL MARK; 1 - BRAND MARIAN ELIZABETH
4 - RUVALCABA RAFAEL; 1 - RUVALCABA RAFAEL; 2 - BRIGGS TAMMIE; 3 - ROBERTS LORI A
29 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
2015 Rac e Ch arts
Statistics provided by the Arabian Jockey Club. Delaware Park DELAWARE PARK - May 23, 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: $18,250 Value of Race: $18,250 1st $10,800, 2nd $3,600, 3rd $1,980, 4th $1,080, 5th $540, 6th $125, 7th $125 Track: FAST Last Raced 9 4 07Mar15 HOU*USA 9 3 07Mar15 HOU*USA 4 2 21Feb15 HOU*USA 4 4 22Feb14 HOU*USA 2 3 22Nov14 RET*USA 8 4 25Sep14 DEL*USA 8 1 11Oct14 DEL*USA
PP 6 2 3 1 5 7 4
Horse Name (Jockey) OUR PRINCESS (SWAN KIRSTEN) QUICK AND RICH (CEDENO CAROL) LAZUR HESS (RITVO MICHAEL) THESS IS AWESOME (CHIAPPE RICARDO) RB BURN BABY BURN (REMEDIO MARIA) TU FOR THE MONEY (CARSON LAURA) SERGEANT PEPPER MHF (RIVERA GREGORIO A)
Fractional Times: 24.42 50.15 1:04.10 Split Times: (25.73) (13.95) (14.30)
Wgt 115 120 115 120 116 113 120
Start 5 6 7 4 2 3 1
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1/4 1 6 1/2 4 Head 5 1/2 1 Head 3 7 1 2
1/2 2 1/2 1 Head 3 3 4 1/2 2 4 5 7 1/2 6
Str 3 1/2 1 1 1/2 2 1/2 3 6 4 6 5 7 1/2 6
Fin 3 1/2 1 4 3/4 2 2 3 6 1/2 4 10 5 3 6 7
Odds * 1.40 1.70 6.60 * 1.40 5.10 17.80 11.10
Final Time: 1:18.40
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:
6 - ASHBY LYNN A; 2 - NUNLEY RANDY; 3 - ASHBY LYNN A; 1 - ASHBY LYNN A; 5 - MERRYMAN ELIZABETH M; 7 - STILLWELL MAUREEN; 4 - STILLWELL MAUREEN
6 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC; 2 - FRITZ TOM; 3 - ASHBY MARK J; 1 - CRE RUN ENTERPRISES LLC; 5 - NEIVENS GUY; 7 - KLAUS PHILIP; 4 - YOUNGDALE MICHELE C
DELAWARE PARK - May 30, 2015 - Race 9 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT - For Arabian THREE YEAR OLD AND UPWARD SIX FURLONGS On DIRT Track Record: (UNCHAINEDD MELODY - 1:17.00 - July 04, 1993) Available Money: $10,125 Value of Race: $10,125 1st $6,000, 2nd $2,000, 3rd $1,100, 4th $600, 5th $300, 6th $125 Track: FAST Last Raced 8 2 09Oct14 DEL*USA 1 2 30Apr15 HOU*USA ----8 5 30Aug14 DEL*USA 3 3 11Oct14 FNO*USA
PP 4 5 3 6 2 1
Horse Name (Jockey) TAYLORS TOUCHOF CLASS (SWAN KIRSTEN) RB MADJYK MAN (CONNER TYLER) CHARICH (CHIAPPE RICARDO) TELLA MACHINE (RIVERA GREGORIO A) A ONE (CEDENO CAROL) OMAN WHATA KISS (REMEDIO MARIA)
Fractional Times: 25.71 52.07 1:06.09 Split Times: (26.36) (14.02) (14.31)
Wgt 119 112 119 124 124 119
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Start 1 6 5 3 4 2
1/4 Head 1 Head 3 1/2 5 1/2 2 1/2 4 6
1/2 1 1 Head 3 3 4 1/2 2 6 2 1/2 5
Str 2 1 1/2 4 4 2 1/2 3 6 1 1/2 5
Fin 2 1 1/2 2 5 1/2 3 5 4 1 5 6
Odds 1.60 * 1.60 8.50 11.20 4.20 12.60
Final Time: 1:20.40
Winner: TAYLORS TOUCHOF CLASS, GREY MARE, by DAHESS out of TOPPOFTHECLASS, by GENUINE MONARCH. Foaled Mar 21, 2011 in VIRGINIA. Breeder: ALAN KIRSHNER OR DEBORAH MIHALOFF Winning Owner: KLAUS PHILIP Trainers:
4 - ASHBY LYNN A; 5 - SMITH GUY; 3 - ASHBY LYNN A; 6 - STILLWELL MAUREEN; 2 - MERRYMAN ELIZABETH M; 1 - STILLWELL MAUREEN
4 - KLAUS PHILIP; 5 - WALDRON DIANNE K; 3 - REYNOLDS JEREMY; 6 - DUNN KATHLEEN T; 2 - NEIVENS GUY; 1 - AMARO ROSEMARY L
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NF Proof+/ 1985 - 2013 4/22(14-5-1)D+8 Bay • 15.1 Hands
Broodmare sire of grade 1 winner and Darley Nominee BURNING FLEET
Arabian Racing Hall of Fame Stallion 2015 Stud Fee: $2,500. Frozen semen only. NF Proof+/, *Wiking, SMR Ibn Orzel & Nodoromas Triumph ++++ daughters for sale
Anne Seymour P.O. Box 646 (County Road 192) De Funiak Springs, Florida 32435 850.859.2808, firstname.lastname@example.org 30 • Arabian Finish Line • July 2015
This is how we do it in Delaware. The fastest 6 furlongs in 2015 for the highest overnight purse. Our Princess wins first race of the Delaware season, $18,250 Allowance, 6 furlongs, Time: 1:18.40 OUR PRINCESS (NIVOUR DE CARDONNE X MONARCHS PRINCESS), A DARLEY CHAMPION OWNED AND BRED BY
CRE RUN FARM ALAN KIRSHNER & DEBORAH MIHALOFF
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