Wathba Stallions Cup Returns to Lone Star Park in Texas on October 25 and November 1
➤ October 25: Wathba Stallions Cup | Maiden F&M 3yr & up | 6f | Purse $15,000
➤ November 1: Wathba Stallions Cup | Maiden 3yr & up | 6f | Purse $15,000
The Texas Arabian Breeders Association once again welcomes the Wathba Stallions Cup to Texas in the coming weeks. The series supports grassroots Arabian racing as part of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and is a popular addition to the program worldwide.
The HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival has played a significant role in the promotion of Arabian racing and breeding since it began in 2009. The Festival aims to continue the efforts made by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan to preserve heritage sports and equestrian sport in particular, promoting Arabian horses and UAE heritage around the world.
Sponsoring hundreds of races annually since its inception, the Festival supports a wide variety of contests from the grassroots to the highest level across Australia, Algeria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, France, Italy, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, UAE, UK, and the USA. The events culminate in the worlds’ richest Arabian horse race, the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown, a Group 1 PA run in Abu Dhabi which this year is scheduled for December 4th.
The Wathba Stallions Cup series aims to promote the breeders of Arabian racehorses and is supported by Wathba Stallions, the breeding arm in the UAE and France, of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs, who is also Chairman of the Emirates Arabian Horse Association. Wathba Stallions includes His Highness’s homebred champion Munjiz, who was the leading Arabian sire in the UK in 2019 for the first time.