Keyword: Saudi Arabia

  • Ron the Greek, now known as Wattani, won the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup on Feb. 14.

    Ron the Greek Romps to Win in Saudi Arabia

    Iron horse Ron the Greek, a former multiple grade I winner in the U.S., notched a fourth consecutive win Feb. 14 in Saudi Arabia as he romped to a seven-length triumph in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup.

  • Spring At Last Sold to Saudi Interests

    Grade I-winning millionaire Spring At Last has been purchased by Prince Sultan bin Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer, who will relocate the 12-year-old son of Silver Deputy to Saudi Arabia, where he'll stand stud in 2015.

  • Alan Garcia

    Alan Garcia Moving Tack to Saudi Arabia

    Alan Garcia, winner of the 2008 Belmont Stakes(gr. I) aboard 38-1 longshot Da' Tara who relocated to Kentucky in 2013, is moving his tack and family to Saudi Arabia, according to agent Donnie Richardson.

  • Spanish Steps Heading to Saudi Arabia

    Spanish Steps, sire of last year's Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I) winner and Eclipse Award finalist Little Mike, has been sold to stand in Saudi Arabia in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer Bloodstock.

  • Soto Sold to Saudi Arabia

    Soto, a grade II winner by Dehere, has been sold to Prince Sultan Al Kabeer's Nofa Equestrian Resort in Saudi Arabia.

  • 1988 Breeders' Cup Classic winner and Horse of the Year Alysheba will reside at the Kentucky Horse Park.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D618090%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Alysheba to Return to U.S.

    Horse of the Year and Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Alysheba is returning to the United States from Saudi Arabia. He will reside in the Hall of Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Premium Tap, now known as Allam.

    Premium Tap Wins Despite Mishap

    Premium Tap, who races under the name Allam in Saudi Arabia, remained undefeated in that country, scoring a gutsy head victory over his arch rival, Brazilian-bred Impossible Ski, in the Crown Prince Cup at Al Janadriah Racecourse Dec. 7, a prep for the King's Cup, a race he won last year.

  • Premium Tap

    Premium Tap Wins Again in Saudi Arabia

    Making his second start in Saudi Arabia since a game runner-up effort to Invasor in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), Premium Tap crushed 16 rivals Nov. 2 in the 2,000-meter Ministry of Culture and Information Cup at Al Janadriah racecourse, winning by seven lengths in 2:01.66.

  • Premium Tap Wins in Saudi Arabia

    Premium Tap, who goes by the name Allam in Saudi Arabia, won his first start back since finishing a game second to Invasor in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I). The son of Pleasant Tap captured the one-mile Almadinah Almonawarah Gov. Cup by 1 1/4 lengths on Sept. 14.

  • California-Based Souvenir Copy, High Demand Sold

    California-based stallions Souvenir Copy and High Demand have been sold to Nizar Anwar Abul Jadayel of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Souvenir Copy will be shipped later this year to stand in Saudi Arabia, while plans for High Demand, who could remain in the United States, have not yet been finalized.

  • TVG Expands Programming Delivery to Dubai, Saudi Arabia

    TVG May 9 announced that it reached an agreement with Dubai Sports Channel to significantly increase international exposure for American Thoroughbred horseracing by making the programming available to more than eight million homes across the Arabian Peninsula.

  • Premium Tap, winning the Woodward, will remain in Dubai and not return to the U.S.

    Premium Tap Will Not Return to U.S.

    A disappointed John Kimmel confirmed Wednesday that Premium Tap, runner-up to Invasor in the $6-million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), will remain in Saudi Arabia to point for next year's King's Cup, which the colt won this year, and possibly another try at the World Cup.

  • New York Stallion Judge T C to Saudi Arabia

    Judge T C, who was scheduled to stand at Joe and Anne McMahon's McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds near Saratoga Springs, N.Y., has been sold to Prince Sultan Mohammed Saud al Kabeer for stallion duty at Nofa Equestrian Resort in Saudi Arabia.

  • Kentucky Derby winner War Emblem.

    Mulhall Discounts War Emblem Report

    Richard Mulhall, racing manager for The Thoroughbred Corporation, has discounted a report in Thursday's New York <i>Times</i> stating that the Saudi royal family has considered donating Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem to the families of the victims of last year's World Trade Center bombing.

  • Multiple U.S. champion Paseana has returned to her native Argentina.

    Far Flung: Where are Yesterday's Heroes Today?

    Some of the horses who have made history on Breeders' Cup Championship Day were born and bred in the U.S., but now live elsewhere. Some were foaled in one country, raced in another, and now live somewhere completely different. Here are some of their stories.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    A Common Thread

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Those who say sports and politics do not mix are either immune to reality or, quite possibly, unfamiliar with Thoroughbred racing. Can there be a stronger link between the two seemingly unrelated pastimes than there is between world leaders and the international sport of kings, queens, sheikhs, and princes?