February 22, 2013, Doha ~ Preliminary entries are up for the Qatar International Equestrian Festival of Racing, Feb 26, 27, 28. Expect top- form racing during the meetings of the QIEF.
February 26 racing will include the Qatar 2022 Invitation Cup, GCC Gulf Cup, and Al Rayyan Cup Day
Seventh race for the day, the GCC Bred Gulf Cup GR 2, 4 yrs+ QR500,000 ($137,000) 1600m on Turf will command a field of 12 that will include AF Sanadek pitted against great rivals such as Fouladh, and Laheeb Al Shahania.
Declarations for the 37th meeting:
February 27, Qatar International Race Day will feature the Qatar International Trophy
Race six: QR500,000 4 yrs+ 1600m Turf with competitors that will include Harran, Rich Frynchman, Vizir des Cedres, and Muntasar.
Declarations for 38th meeting:
February 28, H.H Shk Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar Trophies and Sword Race Day
The coveted prize, H.H The Emir Sword Gr 1 QR2,000,000 ($550,000) 2400m on Turf will pit champion racers such as Al Mujahaz, Dahash, Tabarak, Rathowan,TM Fred Texas, La Hoor, Mkeefa, Raddad, and Mu’Azzaz.
Declarations for 39th meeting:
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