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TABA Welcomes the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Racing Festival to Texas

Updated: Jul 7




The Texas Arabian Breeders Association (TABA) once again welcomes the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Flat Racing Festival to the state of Texas!


The Festival is currently set to sponsor two upcoming races at Sam Houston as part of the Wathba Stallion Stakes series, starting this Thursday, July 8th, with a second race on July 29th. The Wathba Stallion Stakes will continue at Lone Star Park this fall with two additional races as well.


This week's Wathba Stallion Stakes is for 3-year-olds and up which have never won three races and offers $5,000 Added (to the race's $12,000 purse), paid out as follows:

  • 1st Place: $800

  • 2nd Place: $700

  • 3rd Place: $600

  • 4th Place: $500

  • 5th through 12th Place: $300

TABA thanks the Sheikh Mansoor Festival for its continued support of racing in Texas, and around the world. Its visionary leadership is an inspiration to the worldwide Arabian racing community, and sets the sport up for the enjoyment of future generations.


The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Flat Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Etisalat as the official sponsor, with National Feed as a strategic partner, The National Archives as the official partner, Emirates Airlines as the official carrier, sponsored by Al Massood Automobiles Nissan, Areej Alameerat, Omeir Travels Agency, YAS Sports TV, Viola Communications, Abu Dhabi Falconers Club, the UAE's General Women's Union, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, and the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Center.


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