The Darley Awards (in 2012 carrying the name of our sponsor: The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival Darley Awards) honor the best in U.S.A. Arabian horse racing. This distinguished ceremony recognizes the most outstanding racehorses, jockeys, owners, trainers and breeders of the Arabian community. See the highest achievers...


Arabian Racing Cup is a nonprofit corporation originally chartered in 1983, founded by Dr. Sam Harrison. The Cup is dedicated to the promotion of Arabian Racing by expanding public awareness and creating prestigious programs to highlight our industry...


Arabian Racing Cup is governed by the Board of Stewards. The Darley Committee selects the nominees for Awards and a Voting Academy decides the winners. The Voting Academy is comprised of knowledgeable individuals within the racing community, and the Champions are announced at a ceremony, traditionally a black tie affair...


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Darleys Hollywood date is set for April 3, 2015.

Supported by an extensive list of sponsors, the Darley Awards is under the direction of Lara Sawaya,Executive Director of the Festival, and organized by Arabian Racing Cup, the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, in association with International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities, Emirates Racing Authority, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, and supported by General Authority of Youth & Sports Welfare. Emirates Airlines is the official carrier.

"Darley Awards Hollywood 2015" took center stage at a press conferences at the Abu Dhabi International Exhibition Center during the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) in September.

The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival Darley Awards, which come under the auspices of the Arabian Racing Cup, is clearly recognized as the highest achievement possible for racing Arabians in the U.S. This event, along with the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards, will once again be held at the fabulous Dolby Theater. At the press conference, Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and Head of International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR) Ladies Racing announced "Darley Awards Hollywood 2015".

This glamorous event, sponsored by the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival will be held April 3 and 4 in Hollywood, California. It will partner once again with the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards, which recognizes the outstanding international women of Arabian racing.

According to Sawaya, the Awards will be given glamorous treatment over two evenings. The Darley Awards will be presented on April 3 at the Dolby Theater (formerly the Kodak Theater) in Highland Center. The Celebration Banquet will be held the following evening at a location to be determined, and the host hotel will be the Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel.

Denise Gault, Chief Steward of the Arabian Racing Cup said, “We are honored to continue the partnership with the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival for our fourth year together. Darley Awards Hollywood 2015 will be another world-class event."


The Cup resurrects Stakes program and payouts to Breeders

Two Grade 3
$20,000 Stakes...
ARABIAN RACING CUP STALLION STAKES IN TEXAS - Congratulations
to the Winners
VALIANT BOY SBFAR and RB BURN BABY BURN

VALIANT BOY SBFAR -
STAKES STORY:

RB BURN BABY BURN -
STAKES STORY
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Additional Prize Money to Arabian Horse Breeders from The Cup

ADDITIONAL PRIZE MONEY WAS MADE AVAILABLE BY THE CUP FOR THESE $20,000 GUARANTEED G3 STAKES.

Additional $1,000 outside of the actual purse monies was divided among the breeders of the horses finishing first, second and third with each being awarded $500, $300, and $200 respectively.

These breeder bonuses paid by Arabian Racing Cup were eligible to all horses entered.

Read the initial Release announcing the payouts to Breeders:

 


Recap: Open House and Meet & Greet, before the Gr. 3 Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes

The Cup sponsored a suite at Lone Star Park on October 18, the night of the Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes. In Suite 510 overlooking the track, guests enjoyed an abundance of Small bites and appetizers and cash bar. All were welcomed. Earlier that day and the day prior, visitors enjoyed an  OPEN HOUSE AT MANDOLYNN HILL FARM.


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Often referred to as the "Oscars" of Arabian racing, sharing the spotlight on the Dolby Theater stage that evening are the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards for Ladies. These elite international Awards are presented in the name of Her Highness to outstanding women in Arabian racing globally. Ms Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival, announces the Ladies finalists in the eleven categories and awards are determined by an international panel of distinguished judges from 8 countries, including the UAE, United Kingdom, Bahrain, Egypt, Qatar, Lebanon, Netherlands, and United States.

 


News from our previous Darleys Event:

Results -
April 4, 2014
Dolby Theatre
Hollywood
California

In California at the famous Dolby Theatre the home of the Oscars,
the best Arabian horses and people of the industry were awarded with titles as the 2013 Champions of Arabian Racing
in the United States.

HORSE OF THE YEAR - 
SO BIG IS BETTER

3 YEAR OLD COLT OR GELDING - 
Thess Is Awesome

3 YEAR OLD FILLY -  Dhaan

4 YEAR OLD COLT OR GELDING - 
Smoke House

4 YEAR OLD FILLY -  Mahra T

OLDER HORSE -  So Big Is Better

OLDER MARE -  Ms Dixie

OWNER -  Mark Powell

BREEDER -  Bill Waldron

TRAINER -  Scott Powell

JOCKEY -  Juan Torres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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