February 23, Doha, Qatar~ The Qatar Equestrian and Racing Club is celebrating the 21st edition of the Equestrian Festival, HH The Emir Trophies and Sword Days from February 23 until March 1. The Festival kicks off with The Qatar International Arabian Horse Show scheduled from February 23-25. The International Straight Egypian Arabian Horse Show takes over on February 26 and 27. February 28th will see the start of racing with the Qatar Invitational Cup, and February 29th will hold the Qatar International Race Meet. On the 1st of March the H.H The Emir Trophies and Sword day will hold the promise of over 5,100,000 QR ($1,400,600USD) in prize money and three of the races are Group 1. On this day, the Fegentri Lady riders will start off, with the Group 1 2400m 1,000,000. QR (275,000USD) HH Emir’s Trophy late on the card which concludes with the The Group 1 2400m 2,000,000QR (550,000USD) Emir’s Sword. Twelve horses are scheduled to go off for this competition.
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