2015 CARF (California Association of Racing Fairs)
Arabian Racing Schedule

Racetrack Dates Track Website
Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton June 18-21, June 25-28, July 2-5 alamedacountyfair.com
Cal State Fair, Sacramento July 10 – July 26 castatefair.org
Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa July 30 – Aug 16 sonomacountyfair.com
Humboldt County Fair, Ferndale Aug 21-23, Aug 28-30 humboldtcountyfair.org
 Los Alamitos Race Track  Sep 10 – Sep 25  losalamitos.com
 San Joaquin County Fair, Stockton  Sep 11 – Sep 20  sanjoaquinfairgrounds.com
Fresno County Fair, Fresno Oct 8 – Oct 18 fresnofair.com
The California Arabian racing season is highlighted by

Two Big Stakes Races in 2015 – Final Two Legs of The Triple Jewel

RESULTS FROM July 5th - 2nd leg of the triple jewel & the HH Sheikha Fatima Ladies race

Oak Tree at Pleasanton provided the ideal setting for two of California's biggest Arabian stakes races on Sunday, July 5th.

The Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Arabian Cup Emerald Race, the 2nd race of the three race series, showcased the top horses from across the country. Paddys Day pulled away to win by 4 lengths, followed by Sand Victor and Our Princess. In the H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies/Fillies Race, Sand on Fire and One Hot Chick came on strong to pass My Vaz is Hot at the wire for an exciting photo finish.

See results of these and other California Arabian Stakes:

  • race results

  • Photo: PADDYS DAY winning the second leg of the 2015 Triple Jewel.

3rd leg of the triple jewel

The 3rd leg of the Triple Jewel will be held September 19th at Los Alamitos. Come watch and run with the best- Arabian Racing of California!

VALIANT BOY SBFAR won the HH Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed al Nayhan Arabian Cup at Los Alamitos last year. VALIANT BOY became Darley Champion Horse of the Year in USA for 2014.

sheikh mansoor festival - an important sponsor of california arabian racing

The Sheikh Mansoor Festival directed by Lara Sawaya sponsors the Triple Jewel as well as other races with important international status. July 5th will also see the running of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR Cup at Pleasanton.


Be ready to race in California!

  • To obtain an owners or trainers license:

    Visit the website of the California Horse Racing Board to find application forms or call the CHRB at (916)263-6000


    Workman's comp is mandatory for racing a horse in the state of California. To inquire about workman's compensation insurance visit the link for the State Fund Compensation Insurance

Wathba Stud Farm cups

The Festival also sponsors a series of races called Wathba Stud Farm Cups. The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival is organised by the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) and co-ordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council in association with Emirates Arabian Horse Society with support from Invest AD, Areej Al Ameerat, La Sirene, the UAE's General Women's Union, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition, Wathba Stud Farm and Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Emirates Airlines is the official carrier.