7 September, 2014, Veliefendi, Istanbul ~ The Jockey Club of Turkey has established a weekend of International races in İstanbul, Turkey, as an International Racing Festival. The two consecutive days have been run the first weekend in September starting from the year 2008.
The 2014 International Racing Festival was held on 6th and 7th September, with a total purse of € 1.343.000 to be distributed in 6 races.
Congratulations to the winners of these Group 1 PA races:
09-07 International Malazgirt Trophy Group 1 PA
3 Years Old And Up Purebred Arabians, 1600 Turf
Prize Money – 125,361.42 EUR (320,059.00 TRY)
1 SIVIT AL MAURY (AKBAR x SAVAVIT AL MAURY); jockey, F.X.BERTRASH; owner, Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum; R; Trainer, Al ROHAUT;
Winning time: 1.50.06 by 2 Lengths
2 VULCAIN DU CLOS(MONSIEUR AL MAURY xJAMAA DU BREUIL)
3 NO PROBLEM AL MAURY(DORMANE x NEMOSIE AL MAURY)
4 MOUHEEB (MARED AL SAHRA x SANDYTIKI)
06-09 International IFAHR Trophy G 2
3 Years Old And Up Purebred Arabians, 2100 Dirt (Polytrack)
Prize Money: 86,788.56 EUR (221,579.00 TRY)
1 AL HIBAAB (AL SAKBE x lETLATO DE CARRERE); jockey, A.ATZENIH; owner, Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum; trainer, G. DUFFIELD;
Win Time: 2.24.46 by 1.5 Lengths
2 MYRA DE MONLAU (MUNJIZ x MANZANA)
3 GÜMBÜRGÜMBÜR(KAIZBERT x KALAMIŞ ESİNTİSİ)
4 ARGENTYNADORMANE x ASPYRINA)
5 YOL BULAN(ÖZGÜNHAN x EBRUCAN)
6 BÜREBEY(AĞAKARACA x ALGÜL)
7 DJARMINA((DJARNI DES x EL AKKARIA)
8 HASANŞAH (CAŞ x ALL MOST)
Al Hibaab came off the 9 August win of the Shadwell Stud Dubai International Stakes at Newbury for trainer Gillian Duffield and jockey Ted Durcan.