Qatar

Types of Races

Purebred Arabian Races: Races that are restricted to Arabian horses only


Umm Qarn’s MEHDI (Majd Al Arab x Jaljalah) led a thrilling one-two for the famous colours and trainer Alban Elie Marie De Mieulle in the AL ZUBARA TROPHY (LOCAL PUREBRED ARABIANS) on the first day of the HH The Amir Sword Festival at Al Rayyan Park on Thursday. The 2000m feature on turf saw Eduardo Pedroza guide Abdulatif Hussain Al Emadi’s She’ris (Mared Al Sahra x Kerbelle Du Loup)to set the pace up front with the Ronan Thomas-ridden Mehdi close behind while the latter’s stablemate Sealine (Amer x Jaljala

Thomas rides Umm Qarn’s MEHDI to Al Zubara Trophy victory


Umm Qarn’s MEHDI (Majd Al Arab x Jaljalah) led a thrilling one-two for the famous colours and trainer Alban Elie Marie De Mieulle in the AL ZUBARA TROPHY (LOCAL PUREBRED ARABIANS) on the first day of the HH The Amir Sword Festival at Al Rayyan Park on Thursday.

EX MISS, SEEYOUBYME, OFF HE GOES and AL SHAMAN win features


Hassan Ali Alabdulmalik’s EX MISS (Excelebration x Miss Starlight) raced to her second straight C&D victory at the Al Rayyan Park turf track winning the T/B PEARL (THOROUGHBRED (Fillies & Mares) (Class 2) Fillies & Mares ONLY) on Thursday. In the 2000m race, Ryan Curatolo helmed the 4yo yet again and the duo won a duel with Al Wasmiyah Farm’s STAR OF WAR (Declaration Of War x Sunshine For Life) by a neck.

Umm Qarn’s AAHIL & JABALAH and Al Shaqab Racing’s AL NAAMA win big


Umm Qarn’s AAHIL (Munjiz x Daniah) had finished second behind Al Naif Racing’s MOLHEB AL NAIF (Amer x Kesbah) last month. But Alban Elie Marie De Mieulle’s ward went one better this time round in fantastic fashion in Thursday’s H.H SHEIKH ABDULLAH BIN KHALIFA AL THANI TROPHY (4yo & older Local PA) beating some top horses in the country for his sixth career victory.

Two black-type PA victories H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al-Thani’s AMYR DU SOLEIL wins Prix Tidjani Al Shaqab Racing’s RYME AL CHAM lands Prix Razzia III


Qatari colours recorded two black-type victories at La Teste De Buch, France, on Friday, 12 July 2019 when the Al Shaqab Racing-owned RYME AL CHAM and the H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani-owned AMYR DU SOLEIL won the Prix Razzia III (Gr 3 / PA) and the Prix Tidjani (Gr3 / PA) respectively.

YAZEED, THE BLUE EYE shine on Qatar Gold Sword & Trophy Day


Umm Qarn’s YAZEED (Munjiz x Al Dahma) capped a fantastic day for his yard and trainer Alban Elie Marie De Mieulle with Olivier Peslier riding the 6yo to a well deserved QATAR GOLD SWORD (Gr1 PA) victory on the Al Rayyan Park turf on Thursday.

Bentley rides ISHFAQ to Al Zubara Trophy win on first day


The HH The Amir Sword Festival got off to a great start with some quality action with Asian and Qatar Equestrian Federation President Hamad Bin Abdulrahman Al Attiyah presenting the trophies to the winners of the AL ZUBARA TROPHY, the feature for Local Purebred Arabians (4yo & older) on Thursday at QREC Al Rayyan Park.