The Darleys under direction of HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival
The generous sponsorship of the Darley Awards by HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is part of their great initiatives in creating international relations to enhance global peace and promote mutual interests. The Arabian horse represents an important part of the UAE's heritage and history, held in highest regard by enthusiasts around the world.
Since 2012, The Darley Awards is under the direction of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival, Lara Sawaya Executive Director of the Festival, and organized by Arabian Racing Cup, the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority, coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, in association with Emirates Racing Authority, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, IFAHR, and supported by General Authority of Youth & Sports Welfare. Emirates Airlines is the official carrier.
Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak
The prestigious international Ladies Darley Awards are the highlight of the new Darley Ceremony, held at the Dolby Theatre annually in Hollywood, California. This is yet another initiative from HER HIGHNESS SHEIKHA FATIMA BINT MUBARAK in cementing and consolidating the successes of women's sports at local and international levels.
HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak International Darley Award Winners, honored in Hollywood 2016
- Mabrooka, France - Best 3-Year-Old Filly
- Sylvine Al Maury - Best 4-Year-Old Filly
- Taraf, Qatar - Best Mare
- Rene-Laure Koch, France - Best Breeder
- Deb Mihaloff, United States - Best Owner
- Lynn Ashby, United States - Best Trainer
- Kelsi Purcell, United States - Best Professional Jockey
- Dina Heggum, Norway - Best Amateur Jockey
- Fanny Olsson, Sweden - Best Apprentice Jockey
- Karol Loureiro, Brazil - Best Photographer
- Lara King, United Kingdom - Best TV Presenter
- Victoria Shaw, Australia - Best Journalist
- Maria Alvarez, Spain - Best Endurance Rider
HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak International Darley Award Winners, honored in Hollywood 2015
- Nadine Frampton, Australia - Best Photographer
- Catherine de Robert Labarthe, France - Best Breeder
- Deniz Kurtel, Turkey - Best Owner
- Karin van den Bos, Netherlands - Best Trainer
- Stefania Gandola, United Kingdom - Best Jockey
- Youjiza, Moracco - Best 3-Year-Old Filly
- Lorra, France – Best 4-Year-Old Filly
- Djanka Des Forges, France - Best Mare
- Fanny Hubard-Salmon, France – Best TV Presenter
- Denise Hearst, United States - Best Journalist
- Marijke Visser, Netherlands - Best Endurance Rider
- Denise Gault - Best Lifetime Achievement
Find out more about the Festival, previous winners and other programs, and the importan roster of sponsors.