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Another Victory for Sand Victor!

And a very prestigious one at that - the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Arabian Cup Stakes (G2) 1 mile/1,600 meters.
Sand Victor (Burning Sand X Vague de Gemme) held off a challenge by Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) to win by a neck.
Congratulations to breeders/owners Joe and Betty Gillis, trainer Terri Eaton and winning rider Hugo Herrera, who was in the irons for the stakes win of Burning Sand daughter Dream Pearl on Friday night.
Thanks to the generous sponsorship of H.H.Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and to his team!
Photo credit: Orlando Gutierrez

Date:
Saturday, September 17, 2016
An exciting weekend of racing in the US

Starts out with a most exciting stakes win by a Burning Sand daughter - Dream Pearl.
Dream Pearl (Burning Sand X Triumphs Pearl) held her lead against a close challenger for victory in the Uptown Farm Arabian Stakes!
Congratulations to her entire team!
Photo credit and thanks to Orlando Gutierrez, Los Alamitos Race Course Photographer.

Date:
Friday, September 16, 2016
From coast to coast - Burning Sand daughters are winning for Allegro Arabians!

On September 9th at Los Alamitos Race Course, Duchess AA (Burning Sand X Wiking Star) takes the win for owners Joe and Betty Gillis.
And on September 12th Sweet Honey AA (Burning Sand X Triumphs Silkie) wins by an astounding 19 lengths!
Congrats to all connections of these fillies.

Date:
Monday, September 12, 2016
Paddys Day adds to his resume with another G1 win!

Going 1 1/4 miles (appx 2,000 meters) Burning Sand son Paddys Day crosses the wire 5 lengths in front of the second place finisher in the Delaware Park Arabian Classic Stakes.
Congratulations to all connections of this talented colt!
Photo from a previous stakes win in Texas.

Date:
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Burning Sand son One Hot Vaz wins at Los Alamitos.

One Hot Vaz (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) proves the best, winning by 5 lengths!
Congratulations to trainer Renee LeFeur and all connections. Well done!

Date:
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Burning Sand son Ayers still going strong

A win in the Ferndale Arabian Stakes this past weekend!
Ayers (Burning Sand X BW Ali Catt) rallied in the home stretch with Matt Garcia in the irons for the win.
Ayers is owned and trained by Warren and Helen Shelley.
Congratulations to all connections!
Photo from a previous stakes win in California.

Date:
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Great news from France!

3yr old Colt by BURNING SAND.... AL HANTAR MONLAU..... Winner of race today in Dax ..... 2100m = Speed + Stamina.

Congratulations to Marie Angel and Robert Bourdette and team on the win of their Burning Sand son.

Date:
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Burning Sand son Sammy V takes another stakes win!

Going a mile (1,600 meters) in the Santa Rosa Arabian Stakes, Sammy V wins gamely, by 3 1/2 lengths.
Congratulations to all connections! At 8 years old he's still going strong.
Photo from a previous win - photo credit Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Another win for RB Kinkie at Delaware Park!

RB Kinkie (Burning Sand X Rich Kinkga) drew clear in the stretch to take the win at a distance of 1 mile and 70 yards (approximately 1,673 meters).
Congrats to owner/breeder Rosebrook Farm, trainer Scott Powell and Ricardo Chappa, winning rider.

Date:
Monday, August 8, 2016
A win for Burning Sand son Criminetly Dude at Santa Rosa!

Criminetly Dude (Burning Sand X FC Bint Chezi) held well under pressure to claim the win in allowance company.
Congrats to all connections!
Photo from a previous race win. Photo credit Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, July 31, 2016
Quick Sand AA wins impressively at Delaware Park!

Going 1 and 1/8 miles (approximately 1,800 meters) this Burning Sand son out of Triumphs Silkie finishes 5 lengths ahead of the second place finisher (the previously undefeated RB Nash).
Congratulations to breeders/owners Joe and Betty Gillis, trainer Guy Smith and winning rider Carol Cedeno!

Date:
Friday, July 29, 2016
Another win at Santa Rosa!

On Friday Raineing Sand (Burning Sand X PS Stinas Sage) bred by Felix Payne and owned/trained by Warren and Helen Shelley, bests the field in an exciting finish!

Hugo Herrera was in the irons for the win. Well done team!

Date:
Friday, July 29, 2016
Burning Sand daughter RB Kinkie wins at Delaware Park.

RB Kinkie (Burning Sand X Rich Kinkga) crosses the wire 4 lengths in front of the 2nd place finisher.

Congratulations to all connections. Well done!

Date:
Monday, July 25, 2016
A win on Saturday in Sacramento for Sand Lilly!

Sand Lilly (Burning Sand X Tri Tiki Joy) drives to the wire to take the win in an exciting finish!
Congrats to all connections on another victory for this talented filly.
Photo from a previous win at the Oaks at Pleasanton.
Photo credit and thanks to Shane Micheli/Vassar Photography

Date:
Saturday, July 23, 2016
It has been a winning weekend in Sacramento for Burning Sand daughters and owners/breeders Joe & Betty Gillis!

Dream Pearl (Burning Sand X Triumphs Pearl) bests a field of experienced runners
Photo from a previous win at the Oaks at Pleasanton.
Photo credit - Shane Micheli/Vassar Photography

Date:
Friday, July 22, 2016
Sammy V takes another stakes win!

Today in Sacramento, CA, Sammy V (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) bred by Todd Moak in Texas proves the best in the State Fair Arabian stakes. Burning Sand son, Sand Victor finished second.
Congratulations to all connections!

Photo from a previous win of Sammy V in Sacramento. Photo credit - Pamela Burton.

Date:
Saturday, July 16, 2016
RB Fired Up wins at Delaware Park!

RB Fired Up (Burning Sand X Ginkga) is owned by Rosebrook Farm and trained by Scott Powell. Congrats to his team!

Date:
Monday, July 11, 2016
Burning Mercy wins at the Oaks at Pleasanton

Burning Mercy (Burning Sand X Tri-Illusive Lady) wins handily, 5 lengths in front of the second place finisher yesterday. Also owned and bred by Joe and Betty Gillis, Burning Sand daughter Duchess AA finished 2nd for a Burning Sand exacta!

Photo credit: Shane Micheli/Vassar Photography

Date:
Monday, July 4, 2016
Sand Victor is the victor in the G2 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Arabian Cup Stakes!

Sand Victor (Burning Sand X Vague de Gemme) owned and bred by Joe and Betty Gillis crossed the finish line driving to best second place finisher Paddys Day by two lengths.

Congrats to all connections.

Photo credit: Shane Micheli - Vassar Photography

Date:
Sunday, July 3, 2016
RB Nash wins again!

This colt out of Burning Sand daughter RB Sand Storm is having a great start at Delaware Park

Congrats to all connections.

Date:
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Across the continent at Delaware Park - Burning Charm takes a win!

Burning Charm (Burning Sand X Triumphs Silkie) much the best - winning by 15 1/2 lengths

Congrats to the team of Burning Charm. Well done!

Photo Burning Mercy (also from the farm of Joe and Betty Gillis) winning at the Oaks at Pleasanton. Photo credit - Shane Micheli - Vassar Photography

Date:
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
The wins keep coming!

Yesterday at Delaware Park, RB Kinkie (Burning Sand X Rich Kinkga) took the victory in Race 9 at Delaware Park, by an impressive 11 lengths.

Congrats to all connections!

Date:
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Another win at Pleasanton

Sand Victor (Burning Sand X Vague de Gemme) was victorious in allowance company with Hugo Herrera aboard.

Congrats to Joe and Betty Gillis and all other connections!

Photo credit Shane Micheli - Vassar Photography

Date:
Sunday, June 19, 2016
A stakes win today for Uptown Dannys Boy!

Uptown Dannys Boy (Burning Sand X Wilbwilcca) is owned by Ali Haddad, trained by Ken Danyluk. Tracy Hebert was in the irons for the win. Congrats to all!
Sammy V (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) finished 2nd.
Photo credit and thanks to Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Burning Sand daughter Dream Pearl wins at Pleasanton

Dream Pearl (Burning Sand X Trimphs Pearl wins handily, by 5 lengths. Todd Moak bred One Hot Chick (Burning Sand X FC Bint Chezi finishes 2nd.

Photo credit to Shane Micheli - Vassar Photograph

Date:
Friday, June 17, 2016
Djenteelino in foal to Burning Sand for 2017

Great news from the farm of Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock - Djenteelino (Kaolino X Djenteel) is in foal to Burning Sand for 2017. For inquiries: toddmoak@gmail.com.

Date:
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Quick Sand proves aptly named!

Another win for owners/breeders Joe and Betty Gillis at Delaware Park!

Quick Sand (Burning Sand X Triumphs Silkie) takes the win in an exciting finish. Guy Smith is the winning trainer. Deirdre Panas was on board for the win. Congrats to all!

Date:
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Another win for a Burning Sand runner owned by Joe and Betty Gillis.

Ruby AA (Burning Sand X Triumphs Pearl) bests the field at Delaware Park yesterday.
Congrats also to trainer, Guy Smith and winning rider Scott Spieth.

Date:
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
RB Nash wins today at Delaware Park - by many!

RB Nash is out of Burning Sand daughter RB Sand Storm. Another example of the many successes of Burning Sand daughters bred to a variety of stallions.
Congratulations to all connections.

Date:
Monday, June 6, 2016
8 years old and going strong - winning by 20 lengths today in allowance company at Arapahoe Park.

Sammy V (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) is owned by Sam Vasquez and was bred by Todd Moak.
Congrats to trainer Renee' LeFleur and rider Carl Williams. Well done!

CR Ardiente (Burning Sand X Forty All) also bred by Todd Moak and trained by Renee' La Fleur took 2nd.

Photo credit Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, June 5, 2016
A Burning Sand Exacta yesterday at Delaware Park!

The winner by 4 1/2 lengths - Burning Charm (Burning Sand X Triumphs Silkie) bred and owned by Joe and Betty Gilllis, trained by Guy Smith and ridden to victory by Deirdre Panas.
Finishing second was RB Kinkie (Burning Sand X Rich Kinkga) bred and owned by Diane Waldron (Rosebrook Farm) and trained by Scott Powell.
Congrats to all!

Date:
Thursday, June 2, 2016
A track record for Uptown Dannys Boy! 5 furlongs (1000 meters) in 104.71.

Uptown Dannys Boy (Burning Sand X Wibwilcca) takes his first win of the season and 5th career win on opening weekend at Arapahoe Park.
Uptown Dannys Boy is owned by Jon & Krista Henningsgard, was bred by Dan and Claudia Spears and is trained by Ken Danyluk. Tracy Hebert is the winning rider. Big congrats to all on his impressive performance!
World record holder Sammy V (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) bred by Todd Moak finished second. Congrats to his connections.
Photo credit - Coady Photography

Date:
Monday, May 23, 2016
Another win at Delaware Park!

Since the meets opened at Arapahoe and Delaware Parks, there have been 3 Arabian races. The winners in all 3 are progeny of Burning Sand!
Today in his first outing, Quick Sand AA (Burning Sand X Triumphs Silkie) crossed the finish line going away, 7 lengths in front of the 2nd place finisher.
Congratulations to all connections of this talented colt.
Photo - Easter Man (also owned and bred by Joe and Betty Gillis) winning a stakes race in Texas. Photo credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Monday, May 23, 2016
Burning Sand daughter Ruby AA wins by 13 lengths!

Yesterday on opening day at Delaware Park, a Burning Sand daughter won the first Arabian Race of the season.
Bred and owned by Joe and Betty Gillis, she is trained by Guy Smith. Scott Speith was in the irons. Congrats to all!
Photo - Jewell AA winning the Yellow Rose Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park. Photo credit - Coady Photography

Date:
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Another win for One Hot Vaz (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait).

This past Saturday this Burning Sand son proved the best in allowance company, driving at the wire for the win.
Congratulations to all connections.
Photo of full brother, world record setter, Sammy V, bred by Todd Moak. Photo credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Sahara Sand (Burning Sand X Sahara Croixnoire) makes her debut in Doha today.

She finished 2nd, showing notable promise as a first time starter. We were watching with great interest as she is out of the same dam as Queen Kong (dam of TM Fred Texas and TM Junior Johnson). Her calm demeanor, class and looks are reminiscent of that of Queen Kong. Great to see. Congrats to her team!
Photo credit - Juhaim Cp.

Date:
Thursday, April 28, 2016
RB Burn wins the Prix Kriss III at Hippodrome Bordeaux-Le Bouscat.

Congrats to Al Asayl and all connections of RB Burn on his victory in the Prix Kriss II!
RB Burn (Majd Al Arab X Burnie Gee PW X Burning Sand) is another fine example of the many winners from Burning Sand daughters crossed with a variety of stallions.

Date:
Monday, April 25, 2016
Another cup win in Qatar - The Al Zubara Cup.

Rassan (Amer X Sandytiki X Burning Sand) a shining example of success of runners out of Burning Sand daughters bred to a variety of stallions.
This is Rassan's 4th cup win this racing season. He was going away in the stretch, with 7 lengths back to the second place finisher.
Rassan is owned by Jassim bin Ali Al Attiya; is trained by Jassim Mohammed Ghazali; and ridden to victory this race by Richard Mullen. Congratulations to all.
Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Burning Sand runners sweep the ARAC Awards

The Arabian Racing Association of California held their annual awards banquet this past February.
Burning Sand runners won every runner category! Older Mare ARAC Champion pictured here: One Hot Chick (Burning. Sand X FC Bunt Chezi) bred by Todd Moak and owned by Warren Shelly.
Congratulations to all.

Date:
Friday, April 15, 2016
TM THUNDER STRUCK winner of the Qatar Gold Sword (G2).

Less than 2 weeks (12 days to be exact) after running a close 2nd in a stellar performance in the Kahayla Classic - he takes the win going 2,000 meters (appx 1 1/4 miles) in the Qatar Gold Sword!
TM THUNDER STRUCK was bred by Todd Moak, is owned by Umm Qarn Farm and Adrie De Vries was in the irons this race for a very exciting finish.
Photo from a previous cup race win. Credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Burning Sand daughter Taraf - Older Mare of the Year!

Burning Sand runners, and human connections smile emoticon, received the majority of the Darley Champion Awards for the US this past weekend.
We are also extremely pleased that Burning Sand daughter Taraf was awarded the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Darley (International) Awards for Older Mare of the Year!
Taraf (Burning Sand X Gethaaah) is owned by Al Shahania Stud and trained by Julian Smart. Huge congratulations to the team of Taraf!

Photo credit - Juhaim Cp.

Date:
Friday, April 1, 2016
Darley Champions for 2015 awarded this past weekend in Hollywood:

HORSE OF THE YEAR – Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) bred by Jane Teutsch
Owner of the Year – Joe and Betty Gillis (partners Burning Sand International)
Breeder of the Year - Joe and Betty Gillis (partners Burning Sand International)
Jockey of the Year – Kelsi Purcell - rider of Horse of the Year – Paddys Day and numerous other Burning Sand runners
Champion 3 year old colt – Easter Man (Burning Sand X Angel Proof)
Champion 3 year old filly – Jewell AA (Burning Sand X Triumphs Pearl)
Champion 4 year old colt – Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta)
Older Horse of the Year – So Big is Better (Burning Sand X WW Mirror Image).
Thanks and congratulations to all for being part of this landmark year for Burning Sand - celebrating 10 consecutive years as the US's leading Arabian Racehorse Sire!

Date:
Friday, April 1, 2016
TM Thunder Struck - second by a neck in the Kahayla Classic!

TM Thunder Struck (Majd Al Arab X Bonnett X Burning Sand) was bred by Todd Moak and is owned by Umm Qarn Farm.

Congrats to the team of TM Thunder Struck; and congrats to the winner - AF Mathmoon - and his team.

We are extremely proud of our boy!

Photo credit - Juhaim Cp.

Date:
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Sha'red 2nd in the G1 Emirates Championship!

Second by a neck! Sha'red seems to back on his form, taking a close 2nd in the G1 Emirates Championship today in Abu Dhabi.
Sha'red (X Bibi de Carrere) is out of Burning Sand daughter Rudina.
Congratulations to his team!
Photo from a previous G1 win in the Liwa Oasis in 2015. Photo credit - thenational.ae

Date:
Sunday, March 20, 2016
Hagwa (Burning Sand X Mataleb) a maiden no more!

Congrats to team Al Shahania!

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP

Date:
Friday, March 11, 2016
Rassan! This talented and stunning colt won another cup race in Doha today.

Rassan (Amer X Sandytiki X Burning Sand) won impressively - by 11 lengths. Burning Sand daughter Sandytiki was sold by Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock. Wonderful to see this result.
Hearty congratulations to the team of Rassan!
Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Friday, March 11, 2016
Salmeen's finish line photo!

Salmeen (Majd Al Arab X Fal Khare X Burning Sand) takes his fist win. What a strong looking colt! His dam fka TM Bud Lite (Burning Sand X Scarlett O Sara) was bred by Todd Moak.
The breeders/owners of Salmeen are Salem Binmahfooz and Abdullah Nassief.
Congratulations to his team!
Photo credit - Coady Photography

Date:
Monday, March 7, 2016
Burning Sand son Paddys Day wins first leg of the Triple Jewel

Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) winner of the G1 Amethyst Jewel - H H Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nayhan Stakes.
Congrats to his team!

Photo credit H H Sheikh Mansoor Festival

Date:
Saturday, March 5, 2016
February 2016 issue of the Arabian Finish Line

Celebrating 10 year of Burning Sand's leading status in the USA!

Date:
Saturday, February 27, 2016
Two second place finishes on the first day of the Emir's Sword meet

And they were both close! Hagwa (Burning Sand X Mataleb) in Race 4 and Reda (Burning Sand X Ba'scherit) in the feature race - The Qatar Local Purebred Arabian Trophy.
Both are owned by Al Shahania Stud. Nice interview young Julian Smart!

Photo from previous win of Reda. Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, February 25, 2016
One Hot Vaz wins at Sam Houston Race Park!

One Hot Vaz (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) takes an impressive win today - by 8 3/4 lengths!
One Hot Vaz is the full brother to world record setter Sammy V.
He is trained by Renee' Lafleur and was ridden to victory by Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez. Congrats to his team!
Photo of one of many wins for Sammy V.

Date:
Monday, February 22, 2016
More accolades for Burning Sand son Paddys Day

Connections of Burning Sand son Paddys Day and presenters for the award for the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Triple Jewel Series.

Great photo and an excellent accomplishment for Paddys Day and his team!

Date:
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Paddys Day - TABA Horse of the Year

Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) is awarded horse of the year by Texas Arabian Breeders Association.

Congratulations to the team of Paddys Day -- a young, impressive colt with a big future.

Date:
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Burning Sand runners take both wins in Texas Stakes!

In the Texas Yellow Rose a - Burning Sand daughter Jewell AA bred and owned by Joe and Betty Gillis, take the trophies. Jeremto Torrez is the winning trainer. Congrats to all connections.

Photo credit Coady Photography

Date:
Sunday, February 7, 2016
What a night!

In the Texas Six Shooter Stake - Burning Sand son Easter Man, bred and owned by Joe and Betty Gillis, takes the trophy. Jeremto Torrez is the winning trainer. Congrats to all connections.

Photo credit - Coady Photography

Date:
Sunday, February 7, 2016
USA Darley Nominees announced.

Burning Sand sons and daughters are leading earners in every runner category with the exception on 4 year old filly!

Thanks to the hard working connections of these runners.

Congratulations to all nominees.

Date:
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Top ranking Arabian runner by earnings in Qatar - Burning Sand daughter TARAF

TM Thunder Struck (by Majd Al Arab X Bonnett X Burning Sand) is the 3rd leading runner.

Congratulations to all connections of these runners!

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Friday, January 22, 2016
WOW! This is one exciting finish.

Reda (Burning Sand X Ba'scherit) comes from the back of the field in the final turn and stretch to take the win going 1850 meters in a field of 16 runners.
4 year old colt Reda is owned by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani, smartly trained by Julian Smart and was ridden brilliantly by Harry Bentley. Congratulations to all.
Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Rassan 2nd by a neck!

A second place finish, but a really close one! In the HE Mr. Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah Cup, Rassan was just edged out at the wire to finish second by a neck.
Rassan (Amer X Sandytiki X Burning Sand) is owned by
Mr. Jassim bin Ali Al Attiya, trained by Jassim al Ghazzali. Harry Bentley was in the irons.
Congrats to the winner.
Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, January 21, 2016
TM Thunder Struck wins another cup race!

The H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani Cup - today in Qatar on Todd Moak's birthday!
This makes 3 wins in a row for this boy from our farm!
Big congrats to team Umm Qarn.
Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Burning Sand daughter Taraf wins the Trophy!

A field of 16 experienced and predominantly male runners competed in the H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Thani Trophy this past Wednesday.
Taraf showed her class and determination, fighting for the win!
Our "home boy" TM Thunder Struck won the previous race -the H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani Cup - to make it a winning "double header" for Burning Sand in Doha.
Well done team Al Shahania.
Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Burning Sand available for 2016.

Contact information for 2016 terms.

Date:
Monday, January 11, 2016
Barrelaman takes an impressive win in Doha today.

This gorgeous 3 year old colt is out of Burning Sand daughter TM LaBelle Proper (bred by Todd Moak) and by the stallion Mared Al Sahra.
Burning Sand son Reda finished 2nd.
Congratulations to the team of Al Shahania!

Date:
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
TARAF takes second in the 2,000 meter Dukhan Cup.

Burning Sand daughter TARAF (X Gethaabah) battled hard to finish just half a length behind the winner in a tough field of horses today in Qatar.
Congrats to the team of Umm Qarn on the win with Majeed and to team Al Shahania for Taraf's performance!
Photo from a previous race. Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, December 24, 2015
SAND PIPER takes her second win of the season in Qatar.

SAND PIPER (Burning Sand X Min Isheq) wins in a Purebred Arabian Handicap, going 1,400 meters.
Congrats to all connections.
Photo credit Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
QASSY- what an impressive runner!

This 5 year old out of Burning Sand daughter The Wright Stuff and by the stallion Mared Al Sahra has won his last 4 races in Qatar.
Congratulations to team Al Shahania and winning rider Harry Bentley.
Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
TM THUNDER STRUCK strikes again!

Most impressively - he exploded and was expanding his lead at the finish line in the Qatar National Day Trophy (G2)!
This talented colt was bred by Todd Moak and is owned by Umm Qarn Farm.

Huge congratulations to all connections. Jean Baptiste Hamel was in the irons for his second cup race this month! What a finish line shot.

Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Second on first outing for Barrelaman!

Today 3 year old colt Barrelaman (Mared Al Sahra X TM La Belle Proper X Burning Sand ran his first race in Qatar and finished second. TM La Belle Proper, bred by Todd Moak and pictured here in 2012 in Qatar, has produced other winners. We are happy to see great results for our clients producing successful runners with Burning Sand daughters. Another first-time starter - Reda (Burning Sand X Ba'scherit) finished third.
Congrats to all connections of these promising colts

Date:
Monday, December 14, 2015
The second Cup Race winner of the day in Qatar- RASSAN - in the AL KHARRARAH CUP

Rassan is out of Burning Sand daughter Sandytiki (sold by Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock) by Amer.
Pictured with connections. Rassan is owned by Mr. Jassim Bin Ali Al Attiya, trained by Jassim Al Ghazali and the winning rider is Tadgh O'Shea.
Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, December 10, 2015
La Hooooooor! Another cup win.

Burning Sand son La Hoor (X Pettra) takes the win in an exciting finish in the Al Kohr Cup.

La Hoor is owned and trained by Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi. Marco Monteriso was in the irons for the victory. Congrats to all!

Photo credit Juhaim Cup.

Date:
Thursday, December 10, 2015
RB Torch takes another win today.

What an impressive 4 year old - 4 wins and 2 second place finishes from 6 starts in the UAE.
RB Torch (TH Richie X Burnie Gee PW X Burning Sand) - a great pedigree and a shining example of Burning Sand's value as a broodmare sire with a variety of bloodlines.
Big congrats to Al Asayl and all connections.

Date:
Thursday, December 3, 2015
You've been Thunder Struck!

TM Thunder Struck (Majd Al Arab X Bonnett X Burning Sand) bred by Todd Moak and owned by Umm Qarn Farms wins in the Muaither Cup Race today in Doha.
What a finish, he takes it going away!
Hearty congratulations to all connections.
Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Burning Sand is in his 10th year as leading Arabian race horse sire in the US.

Currently his runners have over $500,000 in earnings more than the second ranked stallion.

We are pleased to announce that as of October 10, 2015 his progeny are leading in every runner category in the US, with the one exception of 4 year old filly.

Another point of pride – the top 4 runners in the Triple Jewel series are all sons of Burning Sand:
Paddys Day, So Big Is Better, Sand Victor and Es Mi Cielo.

Thanks and congratulations to all involved in our success – breeders, owners, trainers, jockeys and every other connection and contributor to another great year!

Details regarding Burning Sand’s availability for the 2016 breeding season will be announced soon.

Date:
Saturday, November 28, 2015
TM Reagan Bret...

...leading the race in the Al Britha Cup to just at the wire, she ended up taking third by a neck from the winner. What an exciting race!

TM Reagan Bret (Burning Sand X FC Bint Chezi) came in just behind two older male horses. What a start to this season for this very talented girl.
Big congrats to her owner, trainers and all connections. Congratulations also to the winner.

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP. See Burning Sand International Facebook page for link to race video.

Date:
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Easter Man and Jewell AA win two divisions of the DIAR stakes races

Burning Sand International partners Joe and Betty Gillis win 2 stakes races with Burning Sand son Easter Man and Burning Sand daughter Jewell AA.

Photo credit and thanks to Dubai International Arabian Races.

At Lone Star Park - Grand Prairie Texas

Date:
Friday, November 13, 2015
Wow, that was close!

2nd by a neck - Wahhaaj (Burning Sand X Menwa).

Wahhaaj is owned by Al Shaqab Racing. Exciting finish. Hoping for a win next time!

Photo credit to Juhaim CP

Date:
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Burning Sand - 10 years USA's leading Arabian Race Horse Sire

Burning Sand International partners Joe Gillis and Todd Moak. Burning Sand is in his 10th year as the USA's leading Arabian racehorse sire.
Exciting racing coming up in the next few days, including four Arabian stakes races to be run at Lone Star Park in Texas this coming Friday.
Safe racing and best wishes to all.

Date:
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Qassy, winner of the AL DAAYEN CUP

Qassy (Mared Al Sahra X The Wright Stuff X Burning Sand) is owned by H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani, trained by Jassim Al Ghazali and the winning rider is JP Guillambert.
Congrats to all!

Burning Sand daughter The Wright Stuff (bred by Jim Morris) came from the farm of Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock. We are very pleased to see again and again, the success of her progeny.

Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Such a close second place finish!

TM AC DC - not a win, but worthy of an "honorable mention". He takes second by a neck in his first race of the season in Abu Dhabi today.

TM AC DC (Djendel X Bonnett X Burning Sand) pictured here at the farm of Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock in 2010. He was bred by Todd Moak in Texas and is owned by Mohamed Ayesh.

Congrats to all connections! He has two previous wins in the UAE. Maybe the next race he'll make it three.

Date:
Sunday, November 8, 2015
A cup win for Rassan

More exciting news from recent racing in Qatar. This past Thursday Rassan wins the Al Rumailah Cup.

Another notable example of Burning Sand's value as a broodmare sire.

Rassan (Amer X Sandytiki X Burning Sand) is owned Mr. Jassim Bin Ali Al Attiya. He is trained by Jassim Al Ghazali. Harry Bentley was in the irons for another win on Rassan. Congrats to all!

Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Sand Piper wins the opening race of the season in Qatar!

In the 1st race on the 1st day of racing in Qatar. The winner was Sand Piper (Burning Sand X Min Isheq)!
This 6 year old mare is owned and trained by the Al Matwis, was ridden to victory by Evert Pheiffer. She was bred by Awn and Maeve Al Aidarous (Celtic Arabian Stud).

Hearty congratulations to all!

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Paddys Day takes another stakes win - in Texas!

This Burning Sand son wins impressively in the G3 Arabian Stallion Stakes, with a second place finish by Burning Sand son - Easter Man.
Hearty congratulations to the teams of both. Well done!
Photo from a previous win - credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Uptown Danny's Boy is back in Texas.

He takes a win in allowance company at Lone Star Park Friday night!
Uptown Danny's Boy (Burning Sand X Wilbwilcca) is owned by Jon and Krista Henningsgard. Congrats to his team!
Burning Sand daughter My Vaz is Hot finishes second for a Burning Sand exacta

Date:
Friday, October 9, 2015
Extra Hope wins at Delaware Park

Congratulations to team of Burning Sand daughter Extra Hope - winner today at Delaware Park.

Date:
Monday, October 5, 2015
Another stakes win for Burning Sand son Paddys Day!

In the Arabian Racing Cup Derby, Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) proved the best!
Well done team Quarter Moon Ranch.
Photo from a previous stakes win in Texas. Photo credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Recing Recap!

With the phenomenal success of Burning Sand runners across the US, a racing recap is in order!
Within a weeks time, super horse, Burning Sand son, So Big Is Better won 2 graded stakes races – On September 13th, Big was the victor in the G1 Delaware Park Arabian Classic Stakes. This past Saturday at Los Alamitos Race Course in California, So Big Is Better bested the favorite – Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) in the G2 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Diamond Jewel. Paddys Day won the $ 150,000 bonus in the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup US Triple Jewel for most points earned in the three races.
On Sunday, following the big stakes race, Burning Sand daughter Sandicheeks took another win.
Easter Man (Burning Sand X Angel Proof) and Uptown Dannys Boy (Burning Sand X Wibwilcaa) were also in the winners circle at Delaware Park this past week.
Meanwhile in Texas, Sand Lilly (Burning Sand X Tri Tiki Joy) won for owners Joe and Betty Gillis at Retama Park on Saturday night. RB Goliath (Madjani X Bernie Gee PW X Burning Sand) won on Sunday.

Date:
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Top or bottom of the pedigree - Burning Sand works!

Here's a winner to add to the growing list of runners by a variety of stallions out of Burning Sand daughters.
RB Goliath (Madjani X Burnie Gee PW X Burning Sand) crosses the finish line drawing clear at Retama Park this afternoon.
Congrats to the team of RB Goliath - well done!
Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Sandicheeks declared the winner in a Burning Sand runners exacta at Los Alamitos on Sunday.

Sandicheeks (Burning Sand X Surreal CS) is owned and trained by Helen Shelley. Declared second was True Grit SA (Burning Sand X Dunoire).owned by Scott Powell and trained by Quarter Moon Ranch.

Photo from a previous win in Texas, Credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Burning Sand sons finish 1st and 2nd at Delaware Park today.

Both owned by Joe and Betty Gillis - Easter Man (Burning Sand X Angel Proof) was the convincing winner, with Extra Hope (Burning Sand X Triextra) finishing in second place.
Big congrats to the Gillis' and all connections. Well done!

Date:
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Wow - This is Big!

So Big Is Better is the winner in the G2 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Diamond Jewel.

Paddys Day takes a close second. What a race!

Paddys Day won the $ 150,000 bonus in the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup US Triple Jewel for most points earned in the three races.

Photo from a previous stakes win.

Date:
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Another win for Uptown Dannys Boy at Delaware Park!

Uptown Dannys Boy (Burning Sand X Wilbwilcca) crossed the wire 6 1/2 lengths in front of the second place finisher.
Congrats to owners the Henningsgards and all other connections of this impressive colt!

Date:
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
G1 win for super horse, Burning Sand son, So Big is Better!

Yesterday at Delaware Park, the 11 year old "Big" was the victor, driving clear at the finish in the Delaware Park Arabian Classic Stakes.

The biggest congrats to his team!

Photo from a previous win.

Date:
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Another winner out of a Burning Sand daughter.

RB Big N Rich (TH Richie X Burnie Gee X Burning Sand) takes the win yesterday at Delaware Park.

Our congratulations to the team of this filly!

Date:
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Wow, what a debut!

Burning Sand son KAFO (X Frynch) takes the win by 20 3/4 lengths this past Sunday at Retama Park.

Hearty congratulations to all connections.

Photo credit Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, September 6, 2015
Another stakes win for the amazing Burning Sand son Paddys Day!

In the Texas Arabian Derby, Paddys Day was the victor with Es Mi Cielo (Burning Sand X Heavan Kan Wait) crossing the finish line 2 lengths behind to take 2nd place.
Congratulations to the teams of both colts! And welcome back to Texas boys.
Photos from a previous stakes win. Photo credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Burning Sand son So Big Is Better does it again!

In allowance company at Delaware Park this past Saturday, besting the second place finisher by 4 lengths, driving at the finish line.
Congratulations to owner/trainer Mark Powell and all other connections. Great to see another "Big" win.
Photo from a previous race.

Date:
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Paddys Day convincing winner of the Crow Valley Ranch Classic Stakes (G3)!

Finishing 18 3/4 lengths in front of the second place finisher, Burning Sand son Paddys Day takes a most impressive win to end the season of racing at Arapahoe Park.
Congratulations to all connections of this talented colt on a job well done!

Date:
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Uptown Dannys Boy does it again!

Today at Delaware Park Updtown Dannys Boy (Burning Sand X Wibwilcca) proves the best in allowance company.
Big congrats to his owners, the Henningsgards, and all connections of this talented colt!

Date:
Saturday, August 15, 2015
TM Its Just A Ride wins in allowance company today at Arapahoe Park!

TM Its Just A Ride (Burning Sand X Kaldonia) is owned by Billie Glosser, trained by Elizabeth Brand and was ridden to victory by Alfredo Triana, Jr.

Congrats to all!

Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Es Mi Cielo wins at Santa Rosa!

Es Mi Cielo (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) crosses the finish line driving, with Burning Sand son By Golly Its Hot finishing second.

Congratulations to all connections.

Photo from a previous win in Texas - photo credit Coady photography.

Date:
Monday, August 3, 2015
A win at Delaware Park yesterday for Uptown Dannys Boy!

Uptown Dannys Boy (Burning Sand X Wibwilcca) is owned by the Jon and Krista Henningsgard and was bred by Daniel and Claudia Spears.

Burning Sand son Easter Man took second for a Burning Sand runners exacta.

Congratulations to all connections of both!

Date:
Sunday, August 2, 2015
So Big Is Better wins again - at Arapahoe Park today!

TM Maddamee takes second for a Burning Sand exacta.

Big congrats to connections of both.

Photo from a previous stakes win.

Date:
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Meeyur - close 2nd in G1

Meeyur takes second in the Jebel Ali Za'Abeel Racecourse International Stakes today. G1.
Meeyur is out of Burning Sand daughter TM La Belle Proper, bred in the US by Todd Moak. Meeyur (Mared Al Sahra X TM La Belle Proper X Burning Sand) is owned by HH Sheikh Mohamed Bin Kahlifa Al Thani.
Congrats to the team of Meeyur and to the Royal Cavalry of Oman on their win with Al Mouhannad!
Photo from a previous win in France.

Date:
Sunday, July 26, 2015
One Hot Chick wins again!

Against a tough field, One Hot Chick (Burning Sand X FC Bint Chezi) proved the best. This mare was bred by Todd Moak and is owned and trained by Warren and Helen Shelley.

Burning Sand son So Big Is Better finished second.

Photo from a previous stakes win.

Date:
Saturday, July 25, 2015
RB Brilliant ( Burning Sand X Ammante) takes a second victory this meet at Arapahoe Park

Brilliant job by trainer Elizabeth Brand and rider Erik McNeil. Congrats to all connections!

Credit to Coady Photography for another great photo.

Date:
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Burning Sand son Ayers takes another stakes win!

Ayers (Burning Sand X BW Ali Catt) winner of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Stakes in Sacramento, CA - ridden by apprentice jockey Jomar Torres from Puerto Rico.

Burning Sand son Es Mi Cielo took a close second. Exciting race! Kudos to connections of both runners.

Date:
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Winner of the Kerry Danyluk Memorial Stakes - Calamity Jane.

Calamity Jane (LZP Jerryzell X LZP Legacy Jane X Burning Sand) came off the pace to finish 12 1/4 lengths in front of the 2nd place finisher.

Congratulations to the Quarter Moon Ranch and all connections. Well done!

Photo credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, July 5, 2015
A Burning Sand trifecta in the H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Stakes today in California.

Three Burning Sand fillies were entered and finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd!

Sand on Fire, One Hot Chick and My Vaz is Hot, respectively. Congratulations to the teams of all!

Photo from a previous win of Sand on Fire.

Date:
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Paddys Day is the winner of the Sheikh Zayaed bin Sultan al Nahyan Arabian Cup Stakes - the first leg of the Arabian Triple Crown!

Congratulations to Scott and Lori Powell! Quarter Moon Ranch won 3 stakes races today - two winners by Burning Sand and one out of a Burning Sand daughter.

Sand Victor (owned by Joe and Betty Gillis) finished second. Congrats to the Gillises and the team of Sand Victor.

Photo from a previous race - photo credit Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Burning Sand son Paddys Day wins again!

Paddys Day is the winner of the Sheikh Zayaed bin Sultan al Nahyan Arabian Cup Stakes - the second leg of the Arabian Triple Crown!
Congratulations to Scott and Lori Powell! Quarter Moon Ranch won 3 stakes races today - two winners by Burning Sand and one out of a Burning Sand daughter.
Sand Victor (owned by Joe and Betty Gillis) finished second. Congrats to the Gillises and the team of Sand Victor.

Photo from a previous race win. Credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, July 5, 2015
TM THUNDER STRUCK takes 2nd

By only a length in the Group 3 COUPE DE SUD-OUEST DES PUR-SAND ARABES 4ans + (4 year olds +), 1900 meters today.
TM THUNDER STRUCK (Majd Al Arab X Bonnett X Burning Sand pictured in a previous race win in Qatar.
Tough field of horses. Congrats to the winner Al Mourtajez and his team!

Date:
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Another win at Arapahoe Park!

RB Brilliant (Burning Sand X Ammante) in allowance company yesterday.

He won impressively, by 9 lengths. Congratulations to all connections. Well done!

Photo credit to Coady Photography

Date:
Sunday, June 28, 2015
A maiden no more!

Criminetly Dude (Burning Sand X FC Bint Chezi). This makes all 4 of FC Bint Chezi's progeny of racing age by Burning Sand winners.

Congratulations to the Dude's team - well done!

Date:
Friday, June 26, 2015
COBRA Sprint Stakes - A Burning Sand exacta!

Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) the victor with Ms. Dixie taking 2nd.

Photos from a previous stakes win
.
Congratulations to all connections of both talented runners!

Date:
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Ivory Shores wins today at Arapahoe Park!

Ivory Shores ( Burning Sand X French Shores) is owned and trained by Mark Powell.
Congratulations to all connections of this filly - impressive win by 6 3/4 lengths!
Photo last year's meet at Delaware Park. Courtesy of Mark Powell.

Date:
Friday, June 19, 2015
Burning Sand daughter - Ms. Dixie - makes racing history at Arapahoe Park.

She is the only horse to win the same stakes race 4 times - COBRA Distaff Sprint.
Big congratulations to the Powells, the winning riders and all other connections of the fabulous Ms. Dixie.
Photo credit - CoadyPphotography.

Date:
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Burning Sand son Paddys Day wins in convincingly - by 10 1/4 lengths - today at Arapahoe Park!

So Big Is Better takes 2nd. Big congratulations to all connections!

Photo from a previous win. Credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Meeyur - another win in France

The Prix Damas (GIII) at Dax Racecourse today!

Meeyur (Mared Al Sahra X TM La Belle Proper X Burning Sand) Congrats to the team of Meeyur!

Date:
Sunday, May 24, 2015
A Burning Sand daughters trifecta today on opening day at Arapahoe Park!

Ms. Dixie the victor, with TM Maddamee taking 2nd and Sand on Fire 3rd. Congrats to connections of all!

Photo from a previous win. Photo credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Sand Legend (Burning Sand X Ferda Okba) taking 2nd in Doha today.

Deebal (Burning Sand X Queen Kong) was making a smart run under rider Almotasem Al Balushi, who was unseated in the stretch, and thankfully is reported uninjured.

Photo credit Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
World Record time! We can't find any record to the contrary.

Rassan's finishing time in the Al Fweirat Cup - 1,200 meters (approximately 6 furlongs) in 1:15.63.
Rassan near the wire and connections of Rassan (Amer X Sandytiki X Burning Sand) following his win in the Al Fuweirat Cup, Kudus to all!
Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Farashat Yasmina takes a win yesterday in Qatar!

Farashat Yasmina (Burning Sand X Princesse), a beautiful black mare, won by 4 lengths.

She is owned by Al Jeryan Stud. Congratulations to her team!

Date:
Friday, May 1, 2015
Farashat Yasmina takes a win in Qatar!

Farashat Yasmina (Burning Sand X Princesse), a beautiful black mare, won by 4 lengths.

She is owned by Al Jeryan Stud. Congratulations to her team!

Date:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Another win from a runner out of a Burning Sand daughter!

RB Burn (Majd Al Arab X Burnie Gee X Burning Sand)

Congrats to connections of RB Burn.

Date:
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Meeyur wins in the Prix Kriss II in Bourdeaux!

Meeyur (Mared Al Sahra X TM La Belle Proper X Burning Sand). Today in Qatar and in France - winners out of Burning Sand daughters.

Congratulations team Al Shahania!

Date:
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Meeyur wins in the Prix Kriss II in Bourdeaux!

Meeyur (Mared Al Sahra X TM La Belle Proper X Burning Sand). Today in Qatar and in France - winners out of Burning Sand daughters.
Congratulations team Al Shahania!

Date:
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Qassy - wins again in Qatar!

That makes his second win this month. Qassy (Mared Al Sahra X The Wright Stuff X Burning Sand) takes the win with Sand Legend (Burning Sand X Ferda Okba) finishing second.

Congratulations to the teams of both runners.

Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Mekhbatt wins the Al Jumbara Cup!

Burning Sand Mekhbatt goes 1900 meters, leading wire to wire.

This Burning Sand son is owned by Al Jasra Stud and trained by Bader Al A'abed. Big congrats to the entire team!

Date:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Qaa'ed 1st, Deebal 2nd!

Qaa'ed (Amer X T M Labelle Proper X Burning Sand) wins again in Qatar today. Burning Sand son Deebal finished 2nd. Congratulations to the teams of both!

Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Ms Dixie - Older Mare of the Year!

Scott and Lori Powell, owners of Burning Sand daughter Ms. Dixie, Darley Champion Older Mare of the Year.
Ms Dixie was also a nominee for 2014 Darley Horse of the Year.

Date:
Friday, April 3, 2015
Qassy - Winner of the Rodat Al Maida Cup!

Qassy (Mared Al Sahra X The Wright Stuff X Burning Sand) connections for the trophy presentation.
And an honorable mention for Shaklan (Burning Sand X Tohfa) and his connections on a close second place finish!
Photo credit - Juhaim CP

Date:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
CR Ardiente takes another win in Texas!

CR Ardiente (Burning Sand X Forty All) bred by Todd Moak bests the field at Sam Houston Race Park last night.

Photo from a previous win. Photo credit - Coady Photography

Date:
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Mu'arda - a maiden no more!

Mu'arda, 4 year old filly, (Burning Sand X Magadir ASF) takes the win in an exciting race today today in Qatar.

Congratulations team Al Shahania!

Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Gaswa wins in the Prix Djouras Tu in France!

Yesterday was a great day for Burning Sand runners! Two wins in Abu Dhabi on the final day of their race meeting.

And in France a win for Gaswa (Amer X Burning Sand X Cath) in the Prix Djouras Tu at Mont-De-Marsan for Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

Photo of full sibling to Gaswa, Arraab, winning the G3 Sprinter Championship, this year in Qatar. Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Monday, March 16, 2015
Burning Ash Wins in Abu Dhabi!

Burning Ash (Burning Sand X Ashton Rose) wins in an exciting finish in Abu Dhabi.

Congratulations team Al Asyal. Winning rider - Tadhg O'Shea. Well done!

Photo credit - Shamela Hanley.

Date:
Sunday, March 15, 2015
AF Asefah wins the Wathba Stud Farm Cup Championship For Private Owners!

Another win by a Burning Sand runner with Tadhg O'Shea in the irons on the last day of the race meet in Abu Dhabi yesterday.

AF Asefah (Burning Sand X Fleur Du Cayrou) Congratulations to owner Khalid Khalilfa Al Nabooda and team!

Photo credit to Shamela Hanley.

Date:
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Another winner from a Burning Sand daughter - in her first start!

RB Rich Abratude (TH Richie X Abra Caadabra X Burning Sand) wins in her first start at Al Ain Race Course this past Friday!
Burning Sand daughter Abra Caadabra (multiple stakes winner) pictured winning the Texas Arabian Futurity in 2007. Photo credit - Coady Photography.
Congratulations to H H Sh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Al Asayl, trainer - Salem Al Ketbi and winning rider Tadhg O'Shea.

Date:
Friday, March 13, 2015
RB Torch is on fire!

Of his last 4 outings, he has 3 wins and 1 second place finish. RB Torch (TH Richie X Burnie Gee PW X Burning Sand) is adding to the growing number of runners and wins from Burning Sand daughters bred to a variety of stallions.
Congratulations.to owner H H Sh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and all connections of RB Torch.
Photo credit to Shamela Hanley.

Date:
Monday, March 9, 2015
Burning Sand son Paddys Day - TABA Horse of the Year!

Paddy's Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) was also awarded 3 Year Old Colt of the Year;

Mister Edd (Burning Sand X Grand Masquerade) took the honor in the Older Horse category.

Kudos to Jerenesto Torrez (Darley Nominee for 2014) on his TABA Trainer of the Year Award.

Congratulations to connections of all and to all Texas Award winners!

Photo credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Two Stakes Wins in Texas!

In the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup Stakes, SAND ON FIRE (Burning Sand X BJ Zell) was ridden to victory in a home stretch rally by Rebecca Smith,

Congratulations to connections of SAND ON FIRE!

Photo credit - Coady Photography

Date:
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Winner of the HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Stakes (Grade 1) - BURNING FLEET!

BURNING FLEET (Burning Sand X Angel Proof) is owned by Joe and Betty Gillis, His trainer is Jerenesto Torrez and the winning rider for this Grade 1 stakes is Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez.

Big congratulations to all!

Burning Sand International partners Todd Moak and Joe Gillis. Photo credit to Coady Photography

Date:
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Liwa Oasis Group 1 Winner - Sha'Red!

Another win from a runner out of a Burning Sand daughter! In Abu Dhabi, Sha'Red (Bibi De Carrere X Rudina X Burning Sand) wins in the Liwa Oasis Group 1. Big congratulations to all connections of Sha'Red.

Photo credit - Shamela Hanley.

Date:
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Qassy bests a field of 16 runners!

Qassy (Mared Al Sahra X The Wright Stuff X Burning Sand) is owned by Al Shahania Stud, trained by Jassim Al Ghazali and was ridden to victory by Harry Bentley.

Photo credit - Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Paddy's Day wins impressively in the Texas Six Shooter Arabian Stakes (G2), by 8 lengths!

Paddy's Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) is owned and trained by Quarter Moon Ranch, was bred by Jane Teutsch and was ridden to victory by Kelsi Purcell.
Congratulations to all.

Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Al Koufa wins again in Doha today!

Al Koufa (Burning Sand X Tohfa) is owned by Al Shahania Stud, trained by Julian Smart and was ridden to victory by Tadhg O'Shea. Congratulations to all.

Photo credit - Juhaim CP. — at Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club.

Date:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
RB Smokin Rich wins in Abu Dhabi!

Congrats to Al Asayl and all connections of RB Smokin Rich (TH Richie X Dixies Chick X Burning Sand) on the win in Abu Dhabi today!

RB Smokin Rich first under Shane Karlsson trained by Salem Al Ketbi. — with Shane Karlsson at Abu Dhabi City Golf Club.

Photo credit to Shamela Hanley.

Date:
Sunday, February 15, 2015
RB Torch wins at Abu Dhabi!

Another win for the H H Sh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Al Asayl team and a runner out of a Burning Sand daughter in Abu Dhabi yesterday! Congrats to all!

RB Torch (TH Richie X Burnie Gee PW X Burning Sand).

Tadhg O'Shea first on RB Torch trained by Salem Al Ketbi. — with Al Asayl at Abu Dhabi City Golf Club.

Photo credit to Shamela Hanley.

Date:
Sunday, February 15, 2015
The winner in Race 1 today in Doha - Qaa'ed!

Qaa'ed (Amer X TM La Belle Proper X Burning Sand).
TM La Belle Proper was born in La Belle, Texas at Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock.

Congratulations to team Al Shahania!

Date:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Todd Moak bred horses take 1st and 2nd in Race 3 in Doha today!

The winner is Refaal (Majd Al Arab X Dixie Darlene).

Ladys Sandman (Burning Sand X MW Scarlett Lady), bred by Todd Moak and Michael Economopolous, comes flying at the end to cross the wire in second place!

Congrats to connections of both runners! — at Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club.

Photo credit Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Another win in Texas today - Burning Sand son, Es Mi Cielo!

Es Mi Cielo bests a field of 11 in allowance company.

Congratulations to trainer Renee LaFeur, owner Sam Vasquez and all other connections.

Photo credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Taraf tops the list!

Of all runners, Thoroughbred and Arabian, competing this season in Qatar, Burning Sand daughter Taraf is the top money earner. Of the top 5 horses, 2 are Arabian and both are by Burning Sand! Kassam is ranked 4th in earnings.

Both Taraf and Kassam are owned by Al Shahania Stud.

Photo credit Juhaim CP.

Date:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
A Burning Sand win in Texas!

CR Ardiente (Burning Sand X Forty All) bred by Todd Moak won by an impressive 7 3/4 lengths.

Congratulations to all connections.

Photo credit to Coady Photography — at Sam Houston Race Park.

Date:
Monday, February 9, 2015
Taraf wins the Qatar Gold Sword!

Taraf (Burning Sand X Gethaabah), 5 year old mare, bests a field of 13 to win the prestigious Qatar Gold Sword for Al Shahania Stud. She is trained by Julian Smart and was ridden to victory by Brett Doyle. Congratulations to all!

A very exciting race replay. She does not break smoothly - starts out behind the pack. Watch this girl in the home stretch - truly amazing!:
http://www.qrec.gov.qa/website/Video.aspx?id=RaceVideo_1415_4777.mp4&lan...

Date:
Thursday, February 5, 2015
The power of the pedigree! Top or bottom, Burning Sand gives the winning edge.

Two wins from progeny of Burning Sand daughters today in Doha.

In Race 3 - Rassan (Amer X Sandytiki X Burning Sand) owned by Jassim bin Ali Al Attiya

In Race 5 Arraab (Amer X Cath X Burning Sand) owned by Al Shahania Stud.

Both trained by Jassim Al Ghazili and ridden skillfully by Harry Bentley! Congratulations to all connections of both runners.

Photo credit to Juhaim CP. — at Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club.

Date:
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Another winner out of a Burning Sand daughter!

Today in Abu Dhabi - Sha'Red (Bibi de Carrere X Rudina X Burning Sand) takes the win in the Al Ruwais (G3). Congratulations to owner and breeder Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, trainer Yousef Al Bloushi, and winning rider Richard Mullen!

Photo credit to Shamela Hanley.

Date:
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Refaal (Majd Al Arab X Dixie Darlene) wins in Race 1 in Doha today!

Refaal was bred by Todd Moak and is owned by Al Shahania Stud.
Congratulations to trainer Julian Smart and winning rider Richard Mullen.

Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock offers Bonnett (in foal to Majd Arab) half sister to Dixie Darlene and dam of TM Thunder Struck. Sales page for Bonnett:

http://burningsandinternational.com/node/22

Photo credit to Juhaim CP. — at Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club.

Date:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Mekhbatt wins again today!

Mekhbatt (Burning Sand X Gardenia Gora) takes the win in race 6 today in Doha.

Mekhbatt is owned by Al Jasra Stud and is trained by Bader Al Abid. Pierre Convertino was in the irons for this exciting run. Congratulations to all!

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
What a debut!

Sandicheeks (Burning Sand X Surreal CS) wins by 13 lengths in her first start at Sam Houston Race Park today.

Congratulations to Quarter Moon Ranch and all connections of this impressive filly!

Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Another outstanding performance by a runner out of a Burning Sand daughter!

Taghya! (Amer X The Wright Stuff X Burning Sand)

Taghya crosses the finish line 6 lengths in front of the 2nd place finisher. The Wright Stuff was sold to Al Shahania by Todd Moak. Great to see this result!

Congratulations to Al Shahania, Jassim Al Ghazali and winning rider Harry Bentley.

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Burning Sand daughter The Wright Stuff proves again she's aptly named!

Qassy (Mahred Al Sahra X The Wright Stuff X Burning Sand) takes a close second in Doha today - going 2,000 meters. Maternal sibling Taghya (Amer X The Wright Stuff X Burning Sand) won yesterday.

We'd say this Mom is having a pretty good week! Congratulations to Al Shahania Stud and the teams of both runners.

Photo from a previous win for Qassy. Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Girl Powerr (Calin Du Loup X Dixies Chick X Burning Sand) taking the win in Race 5 at Abu Dhabi!

Burning Sand daughters are producing powerful runners with numerous stallions. Congratulations to all connections of Girl Powerr.
Tadhg O'Shea first on Girl Powerr trained by Saeed Hadher Al Mazrouie for the Wathba Stud Farm Cup.

Photo credit to Shamela Hanley

Date:
Sunday, January 18, 2015
TM Thunder Struck

As close to a dead heat as it gets!

Please look at this photo closely.

TM Thunder Struck (inside horse) takes 2nd by a head bob.
TM Thunder Struck (Majd Al Arab X Bonnett X Burning Sand) was bred in Texas by Todd Moak.

TM Thunder Struck is owned by Umm Qarn Farm and trained by Alban de Mieulle. Congratulations to all connections and, of course, to Al Shahania Stud and Julian Smart on the win with Al Anga.

Photo credit to Juhaim CP. To watch the video replay: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/website/Video.aspx?id=RaceVideo_1415_4734.mp4&lan...

Date:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Taraf wins the trophy!

Taraf tops of the day of racing in Qatar today winning in the
HH Sheikh Abdulla Bin Khalifa Al Thani Trophy!

Taraf (Burning Sand X Gethaabah) 5 year old filly, bests the field of 15 horses in an exciting race. Big congrats to the team of
Al Shahania - Julian Smart, trainer and winning rider Tadgh O'Shea!

Photo credit to Juhaim CP — at Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club.

Date:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
A Group 3 win for Arraab!

In the Sprinter Championship in Qatar today, Arraab (Amer X Cath X Burning Sand) is owned by Al Shahania Stud and trained by Jassim Al Ghazali. Harry Bentley was in the irons.

Congratulations to all!

Photo credit to Juhaim CP. — at Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club.

Date:
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Rassan Wins Again in Doha Today!

Rassan (Amer X Sandytiki X Burning Sand) won his second race in an exciting finish at Al Rayyan Race Course.

Rassan is owned by Mr. Jassim Bin Ali Al Attiya, trained by Jassim Al Ghazali and won under a brilliant ride by Harry Bentley.

A must see race replay: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/website/Video.aspx?id=RaceVideo_1415_4706.mp4&lan...

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Hassiba - A Great Run by this Burning Sand Daughter!

Hassiba (Burning Sand X Gefool ASF) wins in Race 7 today!

This 5 year old mare wins by 5 lengths against all male competition today. Watch her going away in the home stretch - great run.

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/website/Video.aspx?id=RaceVideo_1415_4710.mp4&lan...

Huge congrats to the team of Hassiba. Well done!

Photo credit to Juhaim CP

Date:
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
You've been Thunder Struck!

TM THUNDER STRUCK (Majd Al Arab X Bonnett X Burning Sand) bred in Texas by Todd Moak, takes the first win of the day on this special day of racing in Qatar - Qatar Nursery Stakes, Doha Oaks and Qatar Derby Day.

Bonnett, dam of TM Thunder Struck, in foal to Majd Al Arab for February 28, 2015 foal offered by Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock. toddmoak@gmail.com; 409.963.7734 USA

Congratulations to Umm Qarn Farm, Alban De Muelle, Pierre Convertino and all connections of this impressive colt!

Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
He's back! - TM JUNIOR JOHNSON

TM Junior Johnson (Burning Sand X Queen Kong) wins at Al Ain Racecourse (UAE)!

Big congrats to owner H H Sh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; trainer, Salem Al Ketbi and winning rider Tadhg O'Shea!

Photo from 2012 stakes win in Texas (HH Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Cup) credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, December 27, 2014
TM REAGAN BRET (Burning Sand X FC Bint Chezi) accomplishes an amazing feat, besting a field of 10, winning by 2 lengths against all male horses in Race 7 in Doha!

TM REAGAN BRET was bred in Texas by Todd Moak. Her dam, FC Bint Chezi is in foal to Burning Sand for 2015 and is offered by Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock. toddmoak@gmail.com LInk to sales page: http://burningsandinternational.com/node/90

Huge congrats to her owners Mr. Mohammed Kazim Al Ansari $ & Sons; Trainer Ahmed Kobeissi and winning rider Salim Golam!

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Another win for Arraab!

Arraab (Amer X Cath X Burning Sand) bests a field of 10 in Doha Today. Burning Sand daughters are producing winners from varying sire lines.

Congratulations to team Al Shahania!

Date:
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Kassam - Winner of the THE LATE SHEIKH JASSIM BIN MOHAMED AL THANI CUP!

Kassam (Burning Sand X Mahmoona) & Taraf (Burning Sand X Gethaabah) rand 1st & 2nd for Al Shahania. Big congrats to all connections.

Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Hassiba (Burning Sand X Gefool ASF) takes second by a neck in Doha!

Most fans and followers of Arabian racing realize the challenges that fillies and mares face running in mixed company in some venues. This field of horses was comprised of 6 males (many older, more experienced) and 2 females.

Congratulations to the team of Hassiba! She is an impressive filly!

Date:
Monday, December 15, 2014
Congratulations to Al Shahania Stud on the win of Al Majh'Hoor (Mared Al Sahra X Dixie Darlene)!

Al Majh'Hoor was bred in Texas by Todd Moak. Dixie Darlene is a half sister to the proven producer Bonnett (in foal to Majd Al Arab for 2015) Bonnett is dam of TM Thunder Struck (X Majd Al Arab) winner of the Jaystream Cup in Qatar this year.

See link to Bonnett's sales page:

http://burningsandinternational.com/node/22

Date:
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Rassan (Amer X Sandytiki X Burning Sand) wins in Qatar today!

Besting a field of 16 runners, going 1,600 meters, Rassan won by a margin of 3 1/2 lengths.

Congratulations to owner Jassim bin Ali Al Attiya, trainer Jassim Al Ghazali and to J.P Guillambert, winning rider!

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

To view race replay, click on video icon.

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Another win for one of Bonnett's boys!

TM AC DC wins in at Al Ain Racecourse (UAE) . TM AC DC (Djendel X Bonnett X Burning Sand) was bred in Texas by Todd Moak

Congratulations to all connections of TM AC DC!

Bonnett is offered by Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock. She is dam of TM Thunder Struck (X Majd Al Arab) recent winner of the Jaystream Cup in Qatar. For inquiries: toddmoak@gmail.com.

Date:
Saturday, November 29, 2014
Burning Fleet much the best in the Texas Arabian Derby Stakes

Burning Fleet (Burning Sand X Angel Proof) crosses the wire 20 lengths in front of the second place finisher!

Congratulations to breeders/owners Joe & Betty Gillis, winning trainer Jerenesto Torrez and rider Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez.

Photo from a previous stakes win in Texas. Photo credit - Coady Photography. — at Retama Park Race Track.

Date:
Sunday, November 23, 2014
TM Tasha Tiki wins in Doha today!

TM Tasha Tiki (Burning Sand X Lanatiki) breaks her maiden in rapid time.

TM Tasha Tiki was bred by Todd Moak in Texas, is owned by Mr. Mohammed Kazim Al Ansari & Sons and is trained by Ahmed Kobeissi. In the irons for the win was Salim Golam.

Congratulations to all!

Date:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Harran - Winner of the Lemail Cup!

Harran (Burning Sand X Aziza D'Aroco) owned by H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani and trained by Julian Smart wins the Lemail Cup for the 2nd consecutive year. This 7 year old son of Burning Sand is a GI winner and winner of multiple cup races.

Huge congrats to team Al Shahania!

Photo credit to Juhaim CP.

Link to video replay, click on video icon: ww.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&racefile=7155&lang=en

Date:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Sand Victor is victorious!

At Retama Park Sand Victor (Burning Sand X Vague De Gemme) wins in allowance company.

Congratulations to owners/breeders Joe & Betty Gillis, trainer Jerenesto Torrez and rider Ernesto Valdez-Jiminez!

Date:
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Another win for Taraf!

Burning Sand runners win in both divisions of the 4 year old Guineas in Doha today

Taraf (Burning Sand X Gethaabah) crosses the wire 4 lengths in front of the second place finisher in the Local Bred Pure Arabian Guineas.

Great to see her win today after her second by a nose in the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy (Group 1) at Longchamp last month.

For race video, go to link and click video icon:
http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Well done team Al Shahania!

Date:
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Another win for Aden!

Aden (Burning Sand X Mayada) is the victor in the Pure Arabian Guineas (4 year olds) in Doha today!

Aden is owned by Al Shahania Stud - H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani, trained by Julian Smart and was ridden by Richard Mullens. Kudos to team Al Shahania!

To view race replay, click on video icon: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, November 13, 2014
TM Thunder Struck (Majd Al Arab X Bonnett X Burning Sand) is the winner in the Jay Stream Cup Race in Doha today!

TM Thunder Struck was bred in Texas by Todd Moak, is owned by Umm Qarn Farm and trained by Alban de Meiulle. Gaetan Faucon is the winning rider! Congratulations to all!

Please see our post of November 10 featuring Bonnett - dam of TM Thunder Struck. Bonnett offered by Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock; toddmoak@gmail.com

To watch race replay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzhkZS2ACxU

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Al Koufa (Burning Sand X Tohfa) wins in her first start of the season!

This beautiful 4 year old filly is owned by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani and trained by Julian Smart. Richard Mullens was in the irons for the win! Congratulations to all.

Honorable mention: TM Tasha Tiki (Burning Sand X Lanatiki) ran 3rd, gaining in the home stretch.

See video replay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0YG1UX_ROs

Date:
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Paddys Day - Winner of the Lone Star Arabian Colts and Geldings Futurity Stakes

Burning Sand son Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) won impressively, crossing the finish line 6 1/2 lengths in front of the 2nd place finisher. This was his 3rd win in 4 starts.

Congratulations to the team of Quarter Moon Ranch and all connections of this new Burning Sand son super star!

Photo from his first win at Arapahoe Park. Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Burning Sand sons run 1st and 2nd in Owners Cup Race in Doha, Qatar.

La Hoor (Burning Sand X Pettra) is the winner with a close 2nd by Kassam (Burning Sand X Mahmoona) Congratulations again to teams of both runners!

Photo credit and thanks to Juhaim CP.

See video replay:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA9S7VDu6kw

Date:
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Double Burn!

Burning Breeze and Burning Fleet run 1st and 2nd for a Burning Sand Boys exacta in allowance company at Delaware Park!

Both colts were bred and are owned by Joe and Betty Gillis and trained by Ron Martino. Robert Paz and Carol Cedeno were riders respectively. Congratulations to all connections.

Photo from Burning Fleet stakes win in Texas. Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Another Burning Sand son's exacta - tonight at Lone Star Park!

Mister Edd and Es Mi Cielo finish 1st and 2nd. Congrats to the teams of both runners. And special congrats to Ed Wilson, Todd Moak's co-breeder of Mister Edd.

Photo of Es Mi Cielo as a yearling at the farm of Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock.

Date:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Ladys Sandman wins by 12 lengths in Doha today!

It was a truly impressive performance.

Ladys Sandman (Burning Sand X MW Scarlet Lady) is trained by Ahmed Kobeissi, owned by Mr. Mohammed Kazim Al Ansari & Sons and was bred by Todd Moak & Michael Economopolous.

Winning rider is S. Golam. Big congratulations to all.

Photo from our visit to Qatar earlier this year.

Date:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
La Hoor wins the Ushayriq Cup

La Hooooooor! In the USHAYRIQ CUP on his first outing this racing season, he wins by many.

La Hoor (Burning Sand X Pettra) is owned and trained by Mr. Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi. In the irons for today's win was Marco Monteriso. Congratulations to the team of La Hoor!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AlnxUupDr8.

Photo from a win last season - credit to Juhaim CP.

Date:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Burning Sand, the American man!

Lovely photo of our phenomenal stallion.

Date:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Dr Burn takes his 5th career win at Delware Park on October 16th

This talented colt has won 4 consecutive races in as many starts!

Dr Burn (Burning Sand X Isis De Gargassan) was bred by Joe and Betty Gillis, is owned and trained by Mark Powell and in the irons again for this win was Gregario Rivera. Big congrats to all!

Date:
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Another win by a Todd Moak bred Burning Sand runner!

Up N Running (Burning Sand X Tomokas Zipper) wins at Fresno on October 10th.

Congratulations to the Skinners and all other connections!

Date:
Friday, October 10, 2014
Post parade photos from the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy (Group 1)

Burning Sand daughters Aden and Taraf made a great showing, taking 2nd and 3rd each by a neck.

Congratulations to Julian Smart and all at Al Shahania for the results of this race and the win of Djainka des Forges in the Qatar Arabian World Cup!

Date:
Monday, October 6, 2014
Sand Champ - (Burning Sand X Triumphs Silkie) wins in allowance Company at Delaware Park today!

Sand Champ was bred by Joe & Betty Gillis and is owned and trained by Mark Powell. Winning rider is Gregario Rivera. Congratulations to all!

Photo from previous race win from another Gillis/Powell connection. Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Dr. Burn is in the house!

In a Burning Sand exacta today at Delaware Park this colt takes his 5th win.

Dr. Burn (Burning Sand X Isis de Gargassan) takes the win with his stable mate, Aim Hi finishing second.

Congratulations to Mark Powell and team!

Photo from a previous win. Credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Double Burn!

Burning Fleet and Burning Breeze run 1st and 2nd in allowance company today at Delaware Park.

Burning Fleet (Burning Sand X Angel Proof) finished 8 lengths in front, with Burning Breeze blowing by the finish line a length in front of the 3rd place finisher.

Both colts were bred by owners Joe and Betty Gillis. Congratulations also to trainer, Ron Martino and winning rider, Carol Cedeno!

Photo of Burning Fleet winning the Texas Six Shooter Stakes earlier this year. Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
My Vaz Is Hot takes another win!

My Vaz Is Hot (Burning Sand X Forty All) set a new record at the 5 furlong (appx 1006 meter) distance at Los Alamitos Race Course Sunday night. The finishing time was 1:04.23.

My Vaz Is Hot (Burning Sand X Forty All) was bred by Todd Moak, is owned by Sam Vasquez and is trained by Renee' LeFleur. Breezell LZP (Burning Sand X LZP Diamondzell) takes a close second.

Congratulations to connections of both mares!

Date:
Monday, September 22, 2014
Deebal is back in Texas!

Deebal (Burning Sand X Queen Kong) formerly TM Mine All Mine wins at Lone Star Park tonight!

Running against an older and experienced field of horses showing his class and talent.

Photo from race training.

Congrats to all connections!

Date:
Friday, September 19, 2014
True Grit SA Breaks his Maiden at Delaware Park

True Grit SA (Burning Sand X Dunoire) showed his true grit, winning by two lengths, driving at the finish in his second career start.

Great job, owner/trainer Mark Powell and team!

Date:
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Coast to coast wins today!

Another win for Breezell LZP (Burning Sand X LZP Diamondzell).

She bests the field by 5 lengths today in a big finish at Los Alamitos Race Course.

Congrats to team Powell!

Date:
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Coast to coast wins today!

Another win for Breezell LZP (Burning Sand X LZP Diamondzell).

She bests the field by 5 lengths in a big finish!

Congrats team Powell - at Los Alamitos Race Course.

Date:
Saturday, September 13, 2014
The second exacta this week for Burning Sand runners at Delaware Park!

Sand Victor (Burning Sand X Vague de Gemme) crosses the wire first, with True Grit SA (Burning Sand X Dunoire) finishing second by a length and half. This time going 1 mile & 70 yards (1673 meters).

Congratulations to all connections!

Date:
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Burning Sand boys run 1st and 2nd at Delaware Park today!

Dr. Burn (Burning Sand X Isis De Gargassan) is the winner with Aim Hi (Burning Sand X Halianna) finishing second.

And Mark Powell, owner of Dr Burn, claims Aim Hi in this race!

Congrats to all connections and to Mark Powell on his acquisition of another great Burning Sand runner.

Photo from a previous race - credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Thursday, August 28, 2014
We have another winner - SAND LEGEND!

This 3 year old son of Burning Sand X Ferda Okba takes his first victory yesterday at Delaware Park.

Congratulations to Joe & Betty Gillis, breeders/owners;
Ron Martino, trainer and to the winning rider, Carol Cedeno!

Date:
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Another Win for Ivory Shores!

Ivory Shores (Burning Sand X French Shores) wins today in allowance company at Delaware Park.

She drew off in the stretch and finished 4 lengths ahead of the 2nd place finisher.

Congratulations to owner/trainer Mark Powell and team!

Date:
Monday, August 18, 2014
YES SHE DID!!!!! 2 stakes wins in 2 consecutive days.

MS DIXIE (Burning Sand X Dixie Darlene) made history today with her win in the Crow Valley Ranch Classic Stakes. This time beating the boys going 1 1/4 miles (2000 meters). Yesterday she won the Cobra/Soaring Eagle Ranch Distaff Stakes by 10 lengths going 1 1/8 miles (1,800 meters).

She has a lot to smile about! And so does the team of Quarter Moon Ranch. Kelsi Purcell was in the irons for both wins. Huge congrats to all.

Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, August 17, 2014
10th Stakes Win for Ms. Dixie!

Ms Dixie (Burning Sand X Dixie Darlene) bests the field by 10 lengths in the Cobra/Soaring Eagle Ranch Distaff Stakes.

This outstanding mare - 2 time Darley Winner - is owned by Quarter Moon Ranch and trained by Scott Powell. Beautiful ride by Kelsi Purcell. Congratulations to all!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlImOXDEspI

Photo credit and thanks to Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Taraf is the victor in the Emirates NBD International Stakes!

TARAF (Burning Sand X Gethaabah) in the stretch run of her win yesterday in the Emirates NBD International Stakes at Newbury Racecourse.

Burning Sand daughters made a great showing on Dubai International Arabian Race Day with TARAF's win and ADEN's (Burning Sand X Mayada) second place finish in the Group 1 Jebel Ali Racecourse Zaabeel International Stakes.

Congrats again to all at Al Shahania

Photo credit to Debbie Burt.

Date:
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Meanwhile, across the pond...

Another Burning Sand winner in the US. At Santa Rosa, Es Mi Cielo (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) breaks his maiden.

Congratulations to all connections!

Date:
Sunday, August 10, 2014
A Burning Sand exacta today at Delaware Park!

Aim Hi (Burning Sand X Halianna) takes his 9th victory with 3 year old Deebal (Burning Sand X Queen Kong) running 2nd.

Photo of Deebal in training.

Date:
Saturday, August 9, 2014
What's Up Doc?

Doc Holidday (Burning Sand X Sammi Du Loup) wins in a a very exciting race at Arapahoe Park today!

Doc Holidday was claimed by trainer Elizabeth Brand last month and joins him in the winners circle for this victory. Congratulations to all connections!

See Burning Sand International Facebook page for stretch run video.

Date:
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Breezell LZP Winner of the Wathba Farm Cup!

Breezell LZP, blows by the finish line 19 1/4 lengths in front of the rest of the field in the Wathba Stud Farm Cup at Arapahoe Park.

Big congratulations to the Quarter Moon Ranch team on this impressive win of Breezell LZP (Burning Sand X LZP Diamond Zell). Winning rider is Karlo Lopez.

Photo credit - Coady Photography.

Date:
Friday, August 8, 2014
Ms Dixie wins her 3rd stakes race of the year!

In the Miles Massey Handicap, traveling 1 mile (1600 meters), the Darley Champion Burning Sand daughter, Ms. Dixie takes another stakes victory.

Congratulations to the team of Quarter Moon Ranch and winning rider Kelsi Purcell! — at Arapahoe Park Racetrack.

Date:
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Race Video - Ms. Dixie Win in the Miles Massey Handicap

Ms Dixie holds on in a thrilling stretch duel with Lil Rich Girl in the Miles Massey, a prep for Arapahoe Park's closing weekend stakes races for Arabians. Race caller: Jonathan Horowitz

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sU_Db6xPsTE

Date:
Saturday, August 2, 2014
She's Hot!

My Vaz Is Hot (Burning Sand X Forty All) takes another win in Santa Rosa! This time in allowance company.

Bred by Todd Moak and owned by Sam Vasquez, this hot filly was ridden to victory by Juan Sanchez.

Photo from a previous win in Texas.

Date:
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Ivory Shores Breaks Her Maiden at Delaware Park!

Ivory Shores (Burning Sand X French Shores) bested the field by an impressive 8 1/4 lengths, traveling 1 mile (1600 meters).

This 3 year old filly was bred by Joe & Betty Gillis and is owned by Mark Powell. Cecily Evans is the winning rider. Congrats to all!

Date:
Saturday, July 26, 2014
What a win on his 1st outing!

Paddys Day (Burning Sand X AK Loretta) crosses the finish line 17 lengths ahead of the 2nd place finisher at Arapahoe Park today.

Impressive win - hearty congrats to owners Jane & Ray Teutsch, trainer Kenny Massey and winning rider Dennis Collins.

Photo credit Coady Photography.

Date:
Friday, July 25, 2014
Sammy V - Another Track Record - Another Stakes Win!

Sammy V (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) bred in Texas (actually) by Todd Moak!

He wins by 10 1/2 lengths in the H H Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Stakes! Congrats to owner - Sam Vasquez, trainers - Renee' LeFleur and Ken Danyluk and winning rider - Gianluca Sanna.

Ayers came second for a Burning Sand Exacta.

BURNING SAND RUNNERS WON STAKES RACES ON TWO CONTINENTS TODAY!!!

Photo credit Pamela Burton - Stakes win Pleasanton.

Date:
Saturday, July 19, 2014
ADEN - Another International Stakes Win for Burning Sand!

ADEN (Burning Sand X Mayada) is the victor in the Royal Cavalry of Oman Clarendon International Stakes.

ADEN is owned by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani and trained by Julian Smart. Ridden to victory by Mr. S.A. Walker.
Well done, team Al Shahania! — at The Racecourse Newbury.

Date:
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Deebal - formerly TM Mine All Mine -Won at Delaware Park today!

Deebal, fka TM Mine All Mine, (Burning Sand X Queen Kong) -the last of Queen Kong's progeny born in the USA.

He won handily - by 3 lengths, going away!

Congratulations to Ron Martino, trainer, and all connections!

Photo credit to Hoofprints, Inc.

Date:
Thursday, July 17, 2014
A stakes victory for Taraf at Newmarket today!

Taraf (Burning Sand X Gethaabah) wins in the Shadwell Madjani International Stakes going 1 mile and 2 furlongs.

Congratulations to team Al Shahania and winning rider, J-P Guillambert!

Date:
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Burning Sand Sons Exacta!

Burning Sand sons Aim Hi and Dr Burn ran 1st and 2nd in Delaware Park today!

Congrats to connections of these runners.

Photo of Dr Burn from a previous win. Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Darley Champion Ms Dixie Wins Another Stakes Race!

The H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Stakes. Well done Quarter Moon Ranch team and winning rider, Giada Menato!

This race was a Burning Sand daughters trifecta!

2nd and 3rd place finishers were both Burning Sand daughters bred by Todd Moak - My Vaz Is Hot and One Hot Chick. Congrats to connections of these fillies.

Photo credit to Pamela Burton.

Date:
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Sammy V - World Record Setter!

Burning Sand son Sammy V, sets a WORLD TRACK RECORD at the 6 furlong distance - 1:15.99, In the Sheikh Zayaed bin Sultan al Nahyan Arabian Cup Stakes.

Burning Sand sons Ayers and By Golly Its Hot finished 2nd and 3rd for a Burning Sand sons' trifecta!

Congratulations to all!

Photo credit to Pamela Burton.

Date:
Saturday, July 5, 2014
More Award Winners!

Burning Sand Runners Take 6 of 8 Horse Categories at the COBRA (Colorado Owners and Breeders of Racing Arabians) Awards for 2013.

Congratulations to all winners!

Date:
Monday, June 30, 2014
Burning Breeze Blows by the Wire to Win at Delaware Park

Congratulations to Joe and Betty Gillis, Ronnie Martino and Jose Vega on the win of this 4 year old son of Burning Sand X Seyvilla Triumph.

Date:
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Horse of the Year - MAHRA T ! (Burning Sand X Tikis French Kiss)

COBRA (Colorado Owners and Breeders Association) named Burning Sand daughter Mahra T Horse of the Year for 2013. She was awarded Darley Champion 4 year old filly earlier this year at the Darley Awards.

Kudos and Congrats to the connections of Mahra T!

Date:
Monday, June 23, 2014
Sammy V - Victor in the COBRA Sprint!

Sammy V - Victor in the COBRA Sprint! A Burning Sand Exacta with Ms Dixie finishing second in this G3 stakes!

Sammy V (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) was bred (actually) by Todd Moak and is owned by Sam Vasquez.

The hard knocking Ms Dixie (Burning Sand X Dixie Darlene) finishes 1 1/2 lengths behind just 7 days after her win in the COBRA Distaff Sprint.

Congratulations to all connections of these talented runners!

Date:
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Darley Champion Ms Dixie wins another stakes!

Today at Arapahoe Park - Burning Sand daughter, Ms Dixie is the victor in the Cobra Distaff Sprint Stakes.

Well done Quarter Moon Ranch team!

Photo credit and thanks to Coady Photography.

Date:
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Sunddance Kidd is a Winner!

Sunndance Kidd (Burning Sand X Bozell) taking his maiden victory at Arapahoe Park today. Great ride by Karlos Lopez.

Congratulations to all at Quarter Moon Ranch!

Date:
Friday, June 6, 2014
A Burning Sand exacta today at Arapahoe Park

Sammy V (Burning Sand X Heaven Kan Wait) won in allowance company with Ms Dixie (Burning Sand X Dixie Darlene) finishing 2nd by a length!

Congrats to all connections. Great job!

Date:
Saturday, May 31, 2014
And we're off..... to a great start on opening day at Arapahoe Park!

Sand on Fire (Burning Sand X BJ Zell) wins in allowance company in Race 3.

An exciting race with this Burning Sand daughter closing to get past the wire first in the final strides! Congratulations to all connections.

Photo credit to Coady Photography

Date:
Sunday, May 25, 2014
TM Reagan Bret - Winner of the Umm Al Zubar Cup!

This win follows her impressive victory just last week.
Congratulations to all connections of this outstanding filly!

And Hassiba (Burning Sand X Gefool ASF) ran second for a Burning Sand exacta.

To watch race replay, click on video icon: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
3rd Win in Qatar for Todd Moak bred filly TM Reagan Bret!

TM Reagan Bret wins again!

This time besting the second place finisher by 4 lengths in a field of predominately males!

We are extremely proud of this filly and wish heartiest congratulations to her owner Mr. Ansari, trainer Ahmed Kobeissi and winning rider, S. Golam for a beautiful ride and his second win on TM Reagan Bret!

See her win wire to wire!:
http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Darley Awards 2014 - Great night for Burning Sand!

Runners sired by Burning Sand won 5 out of 7 horse categories and heavily influenced the breeder, owner & trainer categories for a total 8 out of 11 Darley Awards!

Date:
Friday, April 4, 2014
Hooray for Hassiba!

Hassiba (Burning Sand X Gefool ASF) 4 year old filly owned and trained by Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi and ridden by Marco Monteriso, has 2 seconds and 2 third place finishes in her most recent 4 outings prior to her victory today! Congratulations on a job well done!

See the video replay: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

We look forward to seeing her next race.

Date:
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
The Amazing Aden wins the Al Zwair Cup!

Aden (Burning Sand X Mayada) is a 4 year old filly owned by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani and trained by Julian Smart. What a ride by Richard Mullen!

This is a "must see" video replay: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi....

Click on video icon.

Date:
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
TM Thunder Struck wins again today in Doha!

TM Thunder Struck is trained by Alban De Muelle for Umm Qarn farm. The winning rider is P. Convertino. Well done all!

Arraab took second for Al Shahania Stud. Both TM Thunder Struck and Arraab are out of Burning Sand daughters (Bonnett and Cath, respectively). Bonnett is owned by Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock and Cath was sold to Al Shahania by Todd Moak!

Honorable mention - TM Reagan Bret who had a very impressive win just last week came in 5th in a field of 15.

Link to Race replay, click video icon top right: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, March 20, 2014
3 Consecutive Wins for RB Dixie Burning!

Third straight win by RB Dixie Burning! (Burning Sand X Dixies Delight). Congratulations to team Al Asayl!

Her most recent win on March 20th at Al Ain. Photo by Shamela Hanley from a previous race.

Date:
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Wow! is an understatement.

TM Reagan Bret the only filly in a field of 10 - all others being older males - won her second race today in Doha. TM Reagan Bret (Burning Sand X FC Bint Chezi) was bred by Todd Moak, is owned by Mr. Mohammed Kazim Al Ansari & Sons, trained by Ahmed Kobeissi and ridden to victory by Evert Pheiffer.

See the video replay, click on March 12th, Race 3 and then the video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
RB Dixie Burning wins again in the UAE!

RB Dixie Burning (Burning Sand X Dixie's Delight in her second race and second win of the season! Great filly and great job by the team of owner H H Sh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Congratulations to all!
Tadhg O'shea first on RB Dixie Burning trained by Ernst Oertel. — at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club.

Photo credit to Shamela Hanley

Date:
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Maseh wins again!

This time going 1800 meters today in Doha. Maseh (Burning Sand X Magoula) is owned by Al Shahania Stud, trained by Julian Smart and was ridden to victory today by Richard Mullens. Congratulations to all!

To view race replay, click on March 5th, Race 7, then the video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Is there a doctor in the house?

Yes! Dr. Burn (Burning Sand X Isis De Gargassan) breaks his maiden in his second outing at Sam Houston Race Park yesterday.

Congratulations to all connections.

Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Monday, March 3, 2014
AF Asafeh wins in the Wathba Stud Farm Cup!

AF Asafeh (Burning Sand X Fleur de Cayrou) wins in the Wathba Stud Farm Cup run in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Running second and third in her two previous starts, this mare has been improving her form. Congratulations to owner, Mr. Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda, trainer, Eric Lemartinel and winning rider, Noel Garbutt.

Photo credit to and used with permission of Andrew Watkins Photography.

Date:
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Burning Sand Runners take 2nd & 3rd in the HH The Emirs Trophy Race!

A very exciting race with Al Shahania's Taraf and Kassam taking 2nd and 3rd in a very exciting race. Taraf is a 4 year old filly running in tough competition against older males. A super star in the making! Congratulations to Julian Smart, Jassim Ghazali and all other connections for great results in this race and of course special congrats to Julian Smart for running 1st, 2nd & 3rd in the Emir's Sword Race!

See the video replay, Race 6, February 27th: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Texas Champions Announced

TM bred Burning Sand horses win champion 3 year old filly & 3 year old colt. Dhaan (formerly TM Queen B) and TM Dauterive. Congratulations to the owners and trainers of these outstanding runners!

Photo TM Dauterive - credit Coady Photography.

Date:
Monday, February 24, 2014
Stakes results from Texas

Burning Fleet (Burning Sand X Angel Proof) is the victor in the Texas Six Shooter! Dhaan (Burning Sand X Queen Kong) takes 2nd in the Texas Yellow Rose.
RB Burn Baby Burn (winner of the fillies division) is out of the line bred Burning Sand daughter, Burning Firestar by Burning Sand son Big Easy out of Burning Sand daughter Sand and Sable.

Congratulations to all connections! And shout out to Jerenesto Torrez winning 1st and 2nd in both races!

Photo of Dhaan in a previous stakes win.

Date:
Sunday, February 23, 2014
TM AC-DC wins today in Abu Dhabi! In the Wathba Stud Farm Cup

He ran the 7 furlongs in an impressive 1:30.15. Interesting to note - the US record at the same distance is 1:31 held by Burning Sand daughter, Burning Fancy.

TM AC-DC (Djendel X Bonnett X Burning Sand) is pictured at the farm of Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock as a yearling! Bonnett now has winners in Qatar and the UAE!

Date:
Sunday, February 16, 2014
You've been.....Thunder Struck!!!

TM Thunder Struck (Majd Al Arab X Bonnett X Burning Sand) bred by Todd Moak and owned by Umm Qarn wins today in Doha by 4 lengths going away!

Royally bred - Bonnett (dam) and 2 year old full sister to TM Thunder Struck available at Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock.

Photo from a previous race (obviously!). An exciting race - see video replay Click on February 5th, Race 2: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/

Date:
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Another win for Harran!

Absolutely beautiful run - he comes flying in the home stretch to prove himself the best in a field of 14 runners - most impressive!

Congrats to all connections - well done!

See the video replay - Click on February 5th, Race 6: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/

Date:
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Arrafa - A most notable second place finish!

Arrafa (Burning Sand X Hemie de Faust) takes 2nd in the SHEIKH ABDULA BIN KHALIFA AL THANI (Speical Advisor to the Emir) THROPHY.

The only mare in the race - she ran against 9 experienced male horses and beat all but one!

This 5 year old mare has a record of 2 wins, 1 second and 1 third.

Congratulation to all connections!

Photo from a previous race.

Date:
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Two for Taraf!

Two wins in as many starts. This 4 year old filly (Burning Sand X Gethaabah) is owned by Al Shahania Stud and trained by Julian Smart. Riding Taraf to victory both races is J.P. Guillambert.

Congratulations - great filly - great job!

Race 3, January 2: to see video replay:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Friday, January 3, 2014
4 for 4 for Aden!

Aden (Burning Sand X Mayada) wins again - maintaining her perfect record! Who's that 1/2 a length behind - TM Reagan Bret! A Burning Sand exacta in the Doha Oaks. Congrats to all connections of both of these fantastic fillies.

Date:
Thursday, December 26, 2013
First Time Starter and Winner - Burning Sand filly - Taraf!

Taraf (Burning Sand X Gethaabah) 3 year old filly, wins in her first ever race in Doha on December 19th. Great run for a first time starter! Congratulations to Al Shahania Sud, Julian Smart and winning rider J.P. Guillambert. We look forward to her next race!

To see the video replay go to Race 1, then click on the video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Burning Sand Runners win in 3 Year Old Stakes Races!

Burning Sand runners won in both the filly and colt divisions in the Lone Star Arabian Futurities at Retama Park

In the fillies division, the winner was Dhaan bred in Texas by Todd Moak and trained by Jerenesto Torrez. Congratulations to Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani and his team and to winning rider, Gerardo Mora. Dhaan has a perfect record - 4 races - 4 wins - well done team!

Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Burning Sand runners won in both divisions in the Lone Star Arabian Futurities

Lucky Sand was the victor in an exciting race in the colts and geldings division. Congratulations to "team Powell" and winning rider Gregorio Rivera. TM Dauterive (Todd Moak bred took 3rd).

These 3 year old stakes races were held at Retama Park.

Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, December 14, 2013
TM Reagan Bret wins today in Qatar!

TM Reagan Bret (Burning Sand X FC Bint Chezi) wins today in Qatar! She bested a field of 17 (colts and fillies) winning by 7 lengths. TM Reagan Bret was bred by Todd Moak and is owned by Mr. Mohammed Kazim Al Ansari & Sons and trained by Ahmed Kobeissi. Great ride by S. Golam. Congratulations to all!

To watch the race replay - Race 2, click on video icon: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, December 12, 2013
3 for 3! Wins for Arrafa!

3 for 3! Wins for Arrafa (Burning Sand X Hemie De Faust). Another Burning Sand daughter with a perfect race record in Qatar!
Ridden to victory by Yanis Aouabed and trained by Jassim Ghazali for Al Shahania Stud. Well done!

Video Replay - December 3rd, Race 3, Click on video icon:
http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Dhaan Does It Again - This Time in Texas!

Dhaan (fka TM Queen B) wins at Retama Park tonight in an allowance race! Pictured here on August 23, 2011 at the farm of Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock.

Congratulations to owner HH Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani and team!

Date:
Friday, November 29, 2013
This Girl Has Heart (and Talent)!

TM Reagan Bret (Burning Sand X FC Bint Chezi) 3 year old filly bred by Todd Moak battles it out with Al Safi - big colt with a big stride - and finishes 2nd. But what an effort!

Video worth a watch: Click on Race 1, then the video icon.

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Aden maintains her perfect record in her Doha debut!

This striking 3 year old filly (Burning Sand X Mayada) won her first two races in the UK this past summer. She showed her class and talent winning in the Doha Purebred Arabian Oaks Trial.

Skillful ride by Richard Mullens! Congratulations to Julian Smart, trainer, and all at Al Shahania Stud.

See the video replay, click on Race 8, then video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Maseh is the Winner of the Al Britha Cup!

Maseh - 6 year old colt (Burning Sand X Magouia) takes the victory going 1800 meters in Doha today.

Congratulations to all connections!

Video - Race 8 - click on video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Harran - Winner of the Lemail Cup!

Harran - the very talented 6 year old son of Burning Sand X Aziz D'Aroco won convincingly - pulling away and besting the second place finisher by a margin of 10 lengths in The Lemail Cup. This race just a week after his previous win. He is amazing!

Video replay, November 20th, Race 8, click on Video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, November 21, 2013
3 Wins - A Fantastic Day in Doha!

Burning Sand runners won three races on Lemail Cup Day! Arrafa, Shaklan and Harran! The only three horses by Burning Sand on the day's race card were winners! Congrats to all at Al Shahania. WOW, WOW, WOW!!!

Date:
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Arrafa Earns Her Second Victory in As Many Starts - by 16 lengths!

On November 20th in Doha, 3 Burning Sand runners ran race and all were winners! In Race 2, Arrafa (Burning Sand X Hemie De Faust) won commandingly, by 16 lengths, in her second win out of as many starts.

See the video replay - click on Race 2, then the video icon: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Congratulations to Al Shahania Stud and winning rider, Yanis Aouabed!

Date:
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Shaklan Shakes Off the Competition!

Shaklan (Burning Sand X Tohfa) wins going 1800 meters - pulling away in the home stretch! Beautiful run and beautiful ride by
Richard Mullen. Congrats to all at Al Shahania.

Video replay, November 20th, Race 3, click on Video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The amazing La Hoor wins on Guineas Day in Doha!

This 4 year old Burning Sand son out of Pettra pulls off another win just 1 week after his victory in the Owners Cup!!

Kudos to the connections of La Hoor!!!

Video link, Race 7, then click on video icon: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx...

Date:
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Harran wins on Al Hamla Cup Day!

Harran (Burning Sand X Aziza D'Aroco) is owned by Al Shahania Stud and was ridden to victory by a 6 length margin by R. Mullen. Congratulations to Harran's team - well done!!

To watch the video replay, click on race 8 and the video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Burning Sand winner in Oman!

Rayyan Al Zaman (Burning Sand X Selma Croixnoire) owned by Khalid Khusruzaman and bred by Todd Moak. This was the second of two wins and he won by many!

Congratulations to all connections!

Date:
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
TM Thunder Struck takes a close 2nd in his first ever race in Doha!

Usually we post racing news on wins only, but this deserves the exception! TM Thunder Struck (Majd Al Arab X Bonnett X Burning Sand) bred by Todd Moak and owned by Umm Qarn ran second by a neck in Race 7 today. He ran against an experienced field of horses - including the winner Al Nakhsh a stakes winner who took his 5th win from 8 starts in todays race.

Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock owns his dam - Bonnett, a full yearling sister and a weanling (No Risk Al Maury X Bonnett).

Link to Video, Click on Race 7, then on video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, November 7, 2013
La Hooooor!!!! Winner of the Owner's Cup in Doha

A most exciting race. La Hoor (Burning Sand X Pettra) takes his 6th victory for owner Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi.

Beautiful colt and a beautiful ride by Marvin Suerland!

A "must watch" race replay: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi.... Race 8, click on the video icon.

Date:
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Burning Sand Is Burning Hot! 2 entries, 2 wins in Qatar!

Mesah - 6 year old Burning Sand son (X Magouia) - wins going 1800 meters in Doha.

Maseh is owned by Al Shahania Stud and trained by Julian Smart. Ridden smartly by R. Mullen. Congrats to all - well done!

Link to video, Click on Race 7, then on video icon:

http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
"Big" Win in the UAE Presidents Cup - Breeder's Cup Weekend!

So Big Is Better- 9 year old son of Burning Sand - is winner of the UAE President's Cup. This is his 25th career win and run on Breeder's Cup weekend at Santa Anita - the first Arabian race to be run at the Breeder's Cup. Ms. Dixie, Burning Sand daughter ran 3rd.

BIG, BIG congratulations to Mark Powell, Scott Powell and team.

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVN4HOUqs40

Date:
Friday, November 1, 2013
Burning Sand Son - Kassam - Wins on Opening Day in Doha

Kassam (Burning Sand X Mahmoona) gives a great performance as does his rider, Yanis Aouabed! Congratulations to trainer, Jassim Ghazali and all at Al Shahania Stud.

Link to video - Click tab for Race 3, then click on video icon to start: http://www.qrec.gov.qa/Website/EquisoftPage.aspx?page=RaceResults&raceFi...

Date:
Thursday, October 31, 2013
TM Dauterive Wins by Many!

TM Dauterive (Burning Sand X Slice of Spice) wins by an astounding 16 3/4 lengths at Lone Star Park. This 3 year old colt was bred by Todd Moak and owned by Les & Lisa Crane. What a welcome back win for Les and Lisa!

And a big congrats to all connections.

Watch the replay - click on October 31, Race 4: http://lonestarpark.com/Racing/Race_Replays/

Date:
Thursday, October 31, 2013
"Big's" 24th Win - A Tie for the Record!

In a stakes race at Lone Star Park, So Big Is Better tied the record of Line Dancer- 5 time Darley champion - for the most wins in the US of a Burning Sand son! We just received this photo from Kris at Reed Palmer Photography.

This was the Arabian Stallion Stakes on October 12, 2013.

Big congrats to Mark Powell and team on this notable accomplishment!

Date:
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Burning Sand Runners Arrive in Qatar!

Todd Moak bred, Burning Sand runners arriving safely in Qatar. Best wishes to their owner! We hope to celebrate many wins with you and your team!

Date:
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Ms. Dixie Wins By Many in Stakes Race at Lone Star Park

Burning Sand daughter, Ms. Dixie, wins the Arabian Stallion Stakes at Lone Star Park by 9 3/4 lengths! This makes the 10th win for this Darley Champion mare. Congratulations to all connections!

Photo from previous race.

Date:
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Stakes Win at Lone Star Park!

So Big is Better is back in Texas. He wins tonight going 1 mile (appx. 1600 meters) Hope all had a great time at the races! Congrats to Big's team - well done!

Photo from a previous race.

Date:
Saturday, October 12, 2013
2 Wins in 4 Days Takes More Than Luck!

Lucky Sand (Burning Sand X Vague de Gemme) wins again Wednesday at Delaware Park.

Congratulations to the winning team - Ron Martino, Mark Powell and winning rider Pedro Nazario!

To watch the race, click Track - Delaware Park, September 25th, Race 9.

Race video: http://www.delawarepark.com/racing/audio-video/

Date:
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Extra Cool Sets the Pace and Holds On for the Win!

This 4 year old son of Burning Sand X Triextra, takes the lead early and holds sway!

2nd win of the day (both on Burning Sand runners!) for Pedro Nazario. Big congrats to owner Anne Seymour, trainer Maureen Stillwell, and breeders Joe and Betty Gillis.

Video link - click on Track - Delaware Park, September 25th, Race 8:

http://www.delawarepark.com/racing/audio-video/

Date:
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
C Louise (Burning Sand X Halianna) Takes Her Second Victory!

This time going 1 1/16 mile (appx 1700 meters) on September 23rd at Delaware Park.

Congratulations to Owner/Trainer Shellaine K. Brown and all other connections! And we apologize for the oversight in overlooking her win of September 16th.

Link to Race Video - click on Delaware Park, Sept. 23rd, Race 9

http://www.delawarepark.com/racing/audio-video/

Date:
Monday, September 23, 2013
TM Maddamee Wins in Stockton

TM Maddamee (Burning Sand X Scarlet O Sara) wins in Stockton yesterday in an allowance race. (Just 10 days off her 2nd place finish in the H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Stakes)!

Congratulations to Ken Danyluk, Valerie Lynn and all connections of this gorgeous filly!

Photo from a previous race.

Date:
Saturday, September 21, 2013
Lucky Sand Bests the Field - Winning by 17 lengths!

Very impressive win by this 3 year old son of Burning Sand (X Vague de Gemme).

Congratulations to Joe and Betty Gilllis, breeders, to new owner, Mark Powell, and all other connections. Well done!

To watch video replay, go to link below, Track - Delaware Park, Sept. 21st, Race 9.

http://www.delawarepark.com/racing/audio-video/

Date:
Saturday, September 21, 2013
So Big Is Better Proves Himself the Best Again!

In the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Arabian Cup Stakes. This 9 year old son of Burning Sand is amazing. This was his 23rd career win!

Big congratulations to Mark Powell and his team! And thanks to HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival for their sponsorship. — at Fairplex Park Barretts.

Date:
Thursday, September 12, 2013
2nd Stakes Win of the Year for Mahra T!

Mahra T (Burning Sand X Tikis French Kiss) She crosses the finish line 13 3/4 ahead of the second place finisher in the Soaring Eagle Ranch Distaff Stakes.

Tikis French Kiss and a full sibling to Mahra T available at Todd Moak Proven Bloodstock.

Link to video, Click on August 17, Race 6

Date:
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Two Burning Sand Wins on Dubai International Day at Newbury

2 offspring of BURNING SAND win at the Dubai International Arabian Raceday in Newbury.
BURNET winner of the Emirates NBD International Stakes Race over 10f (2000m). Congratulations to trainer Gill Duffield and owner Margeet de Reuiter.

ADEN won the Emirates Equestrian Federation Gr2 for 3 yr olds over 7F (1400m)Trained by Julian Smart for Al Shahania Farm.

Photo copyright to thejockeyco.uk.

Date:
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Burning Sand International Facebook Page - Has All the News!

Burning Sand runners are winning consistently here in the US and abroad. Please visit our facebook page for up to date news as well as many win photos, race videos and photos of horses offered for sale.

News from February 2013 through July 2013 can be found here.

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Date:
Sunday, July 7, 2013