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...

 

THE DARLEY AWARDS

April 4, 2014 - Dolby Theatre - Hollywood California

Breaking news/Darley results!

April 4, 2014 - In California tonight 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. These awards listed here. Following soon will be the announcement of the winners of the international HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards.

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

HORSE OF THE YEAR - 
SO BIG IS BETTER

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DARLEYS HOLLYWOOD 2014

The Arabian Racing Cup is pleased to announce the nominees for 27th annual Darley Awards, sponsored by HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival. Honoring the best in the US in Arabian flat racing in 2013, the US champions will be named at the Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley Awards Hollywood 2014 celebration to be held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on the evening of April 4, 2014.

 

The 2013 Darley Nominees for Arabian Racing in USA are:

3 YEAR OLD COLT OR GELDING -
DJS Double O Seven, Lucky Sand, MY Kaliber, RB Champagne Taste, Thess Is Awesome

3 YEAR OLD FILLY -
Dhaan, Gogo Dancer CS, Our Princess, RB Burn Baby Burn, Reign Supreme CS

4 YEAR OLD COLT OR GELDING -
In X Hess, Krossfire CS, Lacy Vaz, Noble Czar, Smoke House

4 YEAR OLD FILLY -
C Louise, Delishess, Mahra T, Sand On Fire, TTT Tiny Tina

OLDER HORSE -
Ayers, Grilla, Sammy V, So Big Is Better, Valiant Boy SBFAR

OLDER MARE -
DC Willeys Song, Explosive Heat MHF, Hy Hopes JPL, Lil Rich Girl, Ms Dixie

OWNER -
Cre Run Enterprises LLC, Mark Powell, Quarter Moon Ranch, Rosebrook Farms LLC, Sam Vasquez

BREEDER -
Alan Kirshner and Deborah Mihaloff, Dale Partin, Sam Vasquez, Bill Waldron, Dianne Waldron

TRAINER -
Lynn Ashby, Ron Martino, Randy Nunley, Scott Powell, Jerenesto Torrez

JOCKEY -
Victor Carrasco, Alex Cintron, Gerardo Mora, Gregorio Rivera, Juan Torres

HORSE OF THE YEAR -
DHAAN, GRILLA, SMOKE HOUSE, SO BIG IS BETTER, VALIANT BOY SBFAR

 

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 in 2013. Ms Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival, will announce the Ladies finalists in the eleven categories in the coming weeks. These 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.

Chartered in 1983, the Arabian Racing Cup is a nonprofit corporation founded by Dr. Sam Harrison and directed by its Board of Stewards. The Cup is dedicated to the international promotion of Arabian Racing, and in 2012, joined together with the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival to promote this prestigious Darley Awards event.

Supported by an extensive list of international sponsors, the Darley Awards are 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.

Contact Denise Gault, Chief Steward of the Arabian Racing Cup - 831.625.4275

CLICK HERE : INITIAL PRESS RELEASE/Darley Nominees Announced

CLICK HERE : SECONDARY PRESS RELEASE/Darley Nominees Revision



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The Darley News Archive

Darleys Hollywood 2014 Announced: "Darley Awards Hollywood 2014" as it's being called, took center stage at press conferences on both sides of the globe; first at the Abu Dhabi International Exhibition Center during the second day of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) and then Beverly Wilshire, Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.

 

Results of the 26th annual Darley Awards, held March 10, 2013 at the JW Marriott in Houston, Texas...  Dignitaries and guests from the USA and around the world including Arabian race enthusiasts from Canada, Belgium, Egypt, England, France, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Qatar, Turkey, and UAE were present to enjoy and witness this prestigious event.  

Among the highlights of the evening, VALIANT BOY SBFAR, a 4 year old stallion bred by Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and owned by Guy Neivens, was crowned the 2012 Darley Champion Horse of the Year...

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