Tag Archive for Arabian racing Qatar

Haddah Dukhan Victorious in the QREC Handicap

Racing down the straight -Photo Juhaim

28 November 2018 at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club had an eight-race card and two of the races were for Arabians. Rashid Ali Al Marri equalled his last season’s victory tally of five in the first month of the 2018-19 season when he rode Mansoor Mesfer Al Hajri’s Haddah Dukhan (Majd Al Arab x…

Caid De L’Ardus Wins Fuweiret Cup in Doha

CAID DE L'ARDUS

Lucky Sand brings home second26 April 2017 Doha, Qatar ~ FUWEIRET CUP (PA Conditions), Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club –           The Khalifa Bin Sheail Al Kuwari-owned Caid De L’Ardus (Mahabb x Jelfa De L’Ardus) continued his great form this season in Doha with a third victory in the six-furlong sprint…

Ebraz Wins the H.H the Emirs Sword (GR1 PA) in Doha

Al Mourtajez connections denied USD 1 million bonus 25 February 2017, Dohan, Qatar ~ The three-day Qatar International Racing Festival finished with an Arabian racing horse showcase on the final day, Saturday, 25 February 2017, as Ebraz led the win of the feature race, H.H The Emirs Sword Gr1 PA. H.H THE EMIRS SWORD (GR1…

Gazwan takes the Emir’s Sword Group 1 PA in Qatar

27 February 2016, Doha, Qatar ~ The HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani-owned Gazwan  won the Emir’s Sword, at $1M it is the richest Arabian race run in Qatar. Scoring his second victory in as many starts at the Saturday 27 February race, Gazwan (Amer x Arc De Ciel) was guided by top jockey Richard Mullen and…

Jockey Bentley records 100th win for the season

23 April 2015, Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club, Doha ~ Making his 100th win for the season, jockey Harry Bentley took Roman Legend home to win the Al Gharafa Cup at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday, 23 April. In one of the two Arabian races for the evening, the Hassan Ali Hassan…

Vetlana De Faust wins Al Huwaila Cup in Qatar racing

16 April 2015, Qatar ~ Injaaz Stud’s Vetlana De Faust (Al Saoudi x Svetlana) posted a victory over Al Majh’hoor in the Al Huwaila Cup, one of three Pure Arabian races featured the eight-event card of the evening at the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club on Thursday, 16 April 2015.The Jassim Al Ghazali trained Vetlana De Faust was…

Qassy Edges Shaklan in Rodat Al Maida Cup thriller

1 April 2015, Doha, Qatar ~ H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Qassy (Mared Al Sahra x The Write Stuff) posted a thrilling victory over Shaklan in the Rodat Al Maida Cup, a Pure Arabian Conditions race run over 1800m, which featured the eight-event card at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club on 1 April.…

Racing UK will Broadcast Qatar Festival Features

25 February 2015, Doha ~ Qatar’s two most prestigious races for Thoroughbreds and Purebred Arabians will be broadcast in the UK for the first time this week by leading dedicated satellite horseracing  broadcaster, Racing UK. The Group 1 contests which provide the finale to the H.H The Emir 24th International Equestrian Sword Festival will form part of…

Qatar shows off Ashkal, Gazwan, Mazen Wins at Arabian races

12 February 2015, Doha, Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club ~ H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Gazwan (Amer x Arc De Ciel) came up with a stunning gallop down the final straight of the 1600m turf race for 4-yr-olds to win the Julaihah Cup for Arabians. The Jullian Smart trained Gazwan with Marco Monteriso up steadily covered…

Al Shaqabs’ Mister Ginoux Wins Qatar Pure Arabian Derby

30 December 2014, Doha ~ A brilliant turn of foot in the straight enabled Al Shaqab’s Mister Ginoux (Amer x Nacree Al Maury) to lead home his 11 rivals in the Qatar Pure Arabian Derby, the feature race on 30th December at Doha’s Racing and Equestrian Club. The Thomas Fourcy trained Mister Ginoux was ridden to victory by Julien…

Goodwood Racecourse Announces Qatar 10-year Additional Sponsorship

23 December 2014, UK ~ Goodwood Racecourse has announced a new 10-year partnership with Qatar, which is the single biggest sponsorship deal ever inked for the benefit of British racing. Commencing in 2015, this makes the Qatar Goodwood Festival one of the most significant and valuable meetings in the world.  Photo: Lord March, owner of Goodwood, Mr Hamad Bin…

Al Atique wins Qatar National Day Trophy Group II

16 December 2014, Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club ~ H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Al Atique (Amer x Somra) saddled by Julian Smart posted a thrilling victory in the Qatar National Day Trophy, a Group II race for Pure Arabians at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Tuesday, 16 December. Al Atique galloped on…

Al Bashtoon wins Al Britha Cup in Doha

3 December 2014, Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club ~ H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s  Al Bashtoon (Munjiz x Feline Du Cassou) came up with a stunning gallop to win the Al Britha Cup, a Pure Arabian Advanced Plate, run over 1800 metres, the highlight of the Wednesday races on the sand track of the…

AJS Intifadah Wins Doha Local Pure-Bred Arabian Oaks

27 November 2014 QREC ~ Al Jeryan Stud’s AJS Intifadah (AF Albahar x Karreema) stormed home by nearly nine lengths in the Doha Local Bred Pure Arabian Oaks Trial at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, 27 November. Mohammed Al Yaqout trained AJS Intifadah was brilliantly ridden to victory by jockey Tadgh O’Shea,…

TM Thunder Struck Wins Jay Stream Cup in Qatar

13 November 2014, Doha QREC ~ While the WAHO Qatar 2014 Conference attendees watched, Umm Qarn’s TM Thunder Struck (Majd Al Arab) asserted his superiority over his nine rivals in the Jay Stream Cup, a Pure Arabian Advanced Plate, at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday evening 12 November. The Alban de Mieulle 4-yr-old gelding was ridden…

La Hoor wins QREC Owners Cup

8 November 2014, Doha ~ Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s La Hoor (Burning Sand- Pettra) proved superior to the opposition winning the Owners Cup, a Local Bred Pure Arabian Conditions race run over seven furlongs on Thursday, 6 November at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC). La Hoor was brilliantly ridden to victory by Marco Monteriso.…

La Hoor again on Track at Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club

23 October 2014 ~ In the second week of the season at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, Hassan Al Matwi’s La Hoor (Burning Sand – Pettra), confidently ridden by jockey Marco Monteriso, made a fluent victory in the Ushrayiq Cup. The Local Bred Pure Arabian Conditions race was the highlight of the sand track races at the…

Final Racing Day in Doha Crowns Season Leaders

  May 1, 2014, Doha ~ The curtain came down on a historic 2013-2014 season for Qatar at the Racing and Equestrian Club in Doha when Jassim Ghazali and Harry Bentley consolidated their places as the leading trainer and the leading jockey respectively. Mindza provided a popular win for owner-trainer Hassan Al Matwi in the…

QREC Announces World’s First €1 million Arabian Race

April 30, 2014, Doha ~ The Qatar Arabian World Cup is to receive a prize money boost of more than 40% to create the world’s first €1 million race for Pure Bred Arabians. Staged under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Mohamed Bin Faleh Al Thani, Chairman of Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) and promoted…