Qatar Racing Limited’s Treasuring claimed the Group 3 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Curragh Stakes. The 1,000-metre race reserved for two-year olds was run at the Curragh, Ireland on Sunday, 21 August.
The Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard – Jacques Le Marois, on Sunday at Deauville, gave place to a beautiful battle which gave advantage to Al Wukair. The 3yo colt who carried the Al Shaqab Racing silks managed to place a last acceleration to finish a short head in front of Inns of Court right on the finish line. Thunder Snow, who led the race, finished third, really close.
In was in the very final strides in the Doha Cup (Gr1), this Saturday at Deauville, that Khataab, for the colours of Al Shaqab Racing, came to snatch victory from Lightning Bolt. The 5 year old, bred by Haras du Grand Courgeon was held up in last position during the race, before coming with his run wide on the outside, looking for the fresh ground
Qatar Racing’s Scorching Heat wins Qatar Stewards' Sprint Handicap Balding's team in ‘scorching’ form, and turning up the ‘heat’
Andrew Balding is enjoying a memorable Qatar Goodwood Festival, and moved to the head of the leading trainer award when Scorching Heat won the Qatar Stewards' Sprint Handicap and became his third winner of the week - he also has three seconds on the scoreboard.
For the second year in succession, Al Shaqab Racing's Al Jazi wins the Group Three seven-furlong L'Ormarins Queens Plate Oak Tree Stakes. She is trained in France by Francois Rohaut and was sent off the favourite.
The six-furlong Group Two Qatar Richmond Stakes was won by Barraquero, trained by the Manton-based Brian Meehan for Manton Thoroughbreds sporting the late Robert Sangster silks.