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


For 3-year-old colts/geldings and fillies

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Darley Awards

Longevity, integrity, true excellence attracting worldwide attention

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 around the world to celebrate its virtues and award its best. With the support of sponsorship the Darleys is held at various hot spots around the USA. No other event brings as much international attention to Arabian racing as the Darley Awards.


The Cup Race Program

The Cup race program pays to Breeders

In 2014, the Arabian Racing Cup Stewards renewed their support of breeders through bonus money and sponsorship beginning with Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes (G3) held in Texas, and launched a widespread program paying to breeders all over the USA.

Since then the allocations of ARC money to breeders of purebred Arabian horses has been paid out to breeders on the spectrum of races- maiden, allowance, claiming, stakes - at tracks all across the USA. It pays to breed, when you are a part of the Arabian Racing Cup...


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.

International Representation

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

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