Heritage Arabian Racing Club – Mission Statement:
The purpose of this Club is to support and promote racing for those who wish to preserve the purebred Arabian of traditional type and bloodlines and to ensure the long-term future of Arab horse characteristics, in the broadest terms, with the hallmarks of beauty, athletic ability, soundness and versatility.
Participating & supporting countries to date through their respective horse racing industries : Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Iran, Morocco, Palestine, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, United States of America.
HARC is growing rapidly and should soon include Argentina, Canada, Chile, Germany, Italy, Kasakhstan, Spain and Uruguay and will continue its worldwide spread as it develops.
- $1,000,000 was paid out in prize money to the Arabian show world in 2014, but over $2,000,000 was paid out in Arabian Racing and divided between just 238 race horses?
- It is the rule, not the exception, that Arabian racehorses have successful second careers in disciplines that require heart, courage and athleticism.
- Arabians safely run with virtually no catastrophic injuries. Their safety percentage is significantly higher than other racing breeds.
- Arabian racing takes place on 6 continents! It has a tremendous following in Europe and the Middle East, and is growing fast in the United States with Middle East Sponsored events such as the Triple Jewel and Darley Awards.
- There are now 3 Arabian races around the world that carry a purse of $1 MILLION USD or Higher!
- The Heritage Arabian Racing Club was founded in February 2015 after His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nayham invited a group of like-minded people from a variety of countries to discuss the value of racing as a way to preserve the classic purebred Arabian horse and ensure a diversity of bloodlines for the long term future of the breed.
- Today’s global Arabian racing industry has attained new heights of popularity and success. HARC represents a significant opportunity not only to help grow Arabian racing as a whole by attracting new enthusiasts and breeders passionate about the Arabian horse, but also to preserve the gene pool for future generations.