2017 Fall/Winter tEXAS Arabian Racing dates & stakes

Location Dates Details
RETAMA PARK SEPT 8 - OCT 7 210-651-7000
* Texas Arabian Oaks for 3 & 4 year old Fillies, 1 mile   $20,000 Guaranteed
* Texas Aabian Derby for 3 & 4 year olds, 1 1/8 mile   $20,000 Guaranteed
LONE STAR PARK SEPT 11 - OCT 12 972-263-7223
*  Texas Arabian Juvenile Stake, for 3 year old Fillies, 6 furlongs  October 27 $15,000 Estimated
* Texas Arabian Juvenile Stake, for 3 year olds, Open, 6 furlongs October 27 $15,000 Estimated
* Stallion Stakes, for 3 year olds & up Fillies & Mares, 1 mile November 9 $20,000 added
* Stallion Stakes, for 3 year olds & up, Open, 1 mile November 9 $20,000 added

Annual Open House at Mandolynn Hill Farm weekend of the Juvenile Stakes

Juvenile Stakes on Friday night October 27th, 2017 - and an Open House on Saturday, October 28th! Mandolynn Hill Farm always throws a fun day for Arabian horse enthusiasts during the annual open house in north Texas. Stallion presentations, foals, young horses for sale, raffles, music and BBQ... Everyone is invited. Click for details or call Mandolynn Hill Farm at

Upcoming stakes sponsor highlight - the stallion stakes

Two divisions, one for Fillies and Mares and one open race, both run on November 9th at Lone Star Park and offer purses of $20,000 each. The Stallion Stakes are sponsored by Crystal & Company and Jon Henningsgard of Uptown Arabians.

 Nov.9    Stallion Stakes 3yr & up F&M             1m      $20,000 added
               Stallion Stakes 3yr & up                      1m      $20,000 added

  • Visit Uptown Arabians

  • ~Last year's Stallion Stakes in Texas were also sponsored by Crystal and Company, with EASTER MAN (pictured) winning the open race, and RB KINKIE winning the race for the girls.

find TABA on Facebook for the latest scoop

TABA is revamping the website and social media efforts- and Facebook is where you will can find the latest info and news about Arabian horse racing in our state. The TABA website was one of the first state websites online in the USA and has undergone many upgrades in the last 16 years. Once the "new" site is completed, you will still have access to all the historical archives with racing stats, stories and photos for your research and entertainment. In the meantime visit us on...

sheikh mansoor festival - an important sponsor of Texas arabian racing

The Sheikh Mansoor Festival directed by Ms Lara Sawaya sponsors the Triple Jewel as well as other races with important international status. The Festival is also responsible for the running of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR Cup races where all the horses are ridden by amateur lady jockeys from around the world.


Be ready to race in Texas!

  • To obtain an owners or trainers license:

    Visit the website of the Texas Racing Commission (TRC) for forms, or drop by the TRC field offices at our Texas racetracks to apply in person. Call TRC for more information  512-833-6699.

Wathba Stud Farm cups

The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival also sponsors a series of races called Wathba Stud Farm Cups. Texas is honored to host several of these Wathba Races through the years and appreciates their sponsorship.