Dedicated to the national and international promotion of breeding and racing purebred Arabian horses

Another epic event ~ once again in Hollywood California

The DARLEYS... The World's Most Important Arabian Racing Awards combined with a Grade 1 Arabian Horse Race at Santa Anita Park



Darley Awards

A proud partner of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival

The Darley Awards were founded by the Arabian Racing Cup in 1987 to honor the best in Arabian horse racing. The Darley Awards present an opportunity for those involved in Arabian racing to come together from across the nation and around the world to celebrate its virtues and award its best. Now held at the world renowned Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, no other event brings as much attention to Arabian racing in the USA as the Darley Awards ceremony.


The Cup Stakes Program

The Cup launches stakes race program and payouts to Breeders

In 2014, the Arabian Racing Cup Stewards renewed their support of breeders through bonus money and sponsorship of the two Arabian Racing Cup Stallion S. (G3) held in Texas. This additional funding will be spread out around our racing states in different years.

With last year’s allocation going to Texas, in 2015, $20,000 will be split evenly between Delaware and California to disseminate as they choose. Future years will see the money sent to other locations.


About The Cup

dedicated to the national and international promotion of breeding and racing purebred Arabian horses

The Cup Origin

A nonprofit corporation founded by Dr. Sam Harrison originally chartered in 1983 with breeder incentives...

Breeder Support

2004 began renewed support of breeders through bonus money and race sponsorship throughout the USA...

The Cup Races

The Cup supports races to raise visibility of Arabian Racing in the USA ...

Active Stewards

Governed by a Board of Stewards, and backed by a voting academy...

Crowning Jewel

The Darley awards, crowning jewel of the Arabian Racing Cup, were established in 1987. The Darleys joined with the Sheikh Mansoor Festival in 2012...

International Representation

The Cup represents USA Arabian Racing and its breeders at international events around the globe...

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