14 May, 2015, Qatar ~ Al Shaqab announced today that Khalifa Mohammed Alattiya has been appointed General Manager of Al Shaqab Racing.
Al Shaqab started in 2011 with Arabian racing and achieved multiple Group 1 wins including the Kahayla Classic two years in a row. It has now evolved into one of the modern superpowers of thoroughbred racing, winning major Group 1 titles such as The Sussex Stakes at Goodwood, The Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot, The Lockinge Stakes and the Qatar Airways Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp twice with superstar filly, Treve.
Khalifa Mohammed Alattiya, said; “I am honoured to be a part of the team in Al Shaqab Racing. We have exciting plans for Al Shaqab and for their operation internationally and I am looking forward to helping them achieve their aspirations.”
Khalifa Mohammed Alattiya will report directly to HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani on all racing & breeding matters.
Harry Herbert is the Racing Advisor for Al Shaqab Racing with approximately 200 Thoroughbreds and 30 Arabians in the Race Stables. There are eight Thoroughbreds in training in the US with trainers Todd Pletcher and Chadd Brown.