2016 CARF (California Association of Racing Fairs)
Arabian Racing Schedule

Racetrack Dates Track Website
Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton June 16-July 4 alamedacountyfair.com
Cal State Fair, Sacramento July 8- July 24 castatefair.org
Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa July 27-Aug 14 sonomacountyfair.com
Humboldt County Fair, Ferndale August 19-28 humboldtcountyfair.org
 Los Alamitos Race Track  Sept 7-27  losalamitos.com
 San Joaquin County Fair, Stockton  Sept 23-Oct 2  sanjoaquinfairgrounds.com
Fresno County Fair, Fresno Oct 6-16 fresnofair.com
The California Arabian racing season is highlighted by
 

THE $100,000 GRADE 1 HH SHEIKHA FATIMA BINT MUBARAK DARLEY STAKES-
AT SANTA ANITA PARK APRIL 2, 2016.

Join us for the Celebration in the CHANDELIER ROOM at Santa Anita Park.

THE SHEIKH ZAYED BIN SULTAN AL NAHYAN CUP-
PLEASANTON - JULY 2, 2016, AND AT LOS ALAMITOS - SEPTEMBER 17, 2016.

Wathba Stud Farm Cup -Sacramento, July 23, 2016.

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
SEPTEMBER 17TH AT LOS ALAMITOS

The 3rd leg of the Triple Jewel will be held September 17th 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 2014. 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 2, 2016 will also see the running of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR Cup at Pleasanton.

INFORMATION FOR OUT OF STATE OWNERS & TRAINERS

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 COMPENSATION INSURANCE

    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.