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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Burning Sand daughters exacta!

On October 4th at Fresno, Burning Sand daughters BY GOLLY ITS HOT and TM MADDAMEE ran 1st and 2nd!

Congrats to the teams of both mares.

A photo of TM Maddamee from a previous race win at Arapahoe Park. Photo credit to Coady Photography.

Date:
Saturday, October 4, 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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Thursday, July 17, 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.

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Thursday, July 10, 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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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

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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...

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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...

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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

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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

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