The Al Shaqab Racing-owned Mekhtaal proved the strongest in the Prix d’Ispahan (Gr1) at Chantilly on Sunday, 28 May. After cantering on the outside of Robin Of Navan, in the lead, he attacked him in the middle of the home straight
Al Shaqab Racing’s Almaa (Amer) won the Prix Nefta (Gr2 PA), her second Group success, at Toulouse, France on Monday, 22 May. The Thomas Fourcy-trained filly cantered in third position, behind Diva du Paon (Munjiz), in the lead, and Naziq (Mahabb).
Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad presented trophies to winners Godolphin’s RIBCHESTER wins Al Shaqab Locking Stakes Al Shaqab’s DENAAR wins Olympic Glory Conditions Stakes
His Excellency Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al-Thani, President of Qatar Olympic Committee, presented the trophies to the winners of the main race, Al Shaqab Locking Stakes (Gr1), of the race meeting held at Newbury on Saturday, 20 May.
In presence of HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani, President of Qatar Olympic Committee, BRAMETOT brought a second classic success to Al Shaqab when winning the Abu Dhabi Poule d’Essai des Poulains (Group 1) (French Guineas for 3 Y/O Colts) at Deauville, France, on Sunday, 14 May 2017.
Umm Qarn’s MAJEED (Amer x Zabieh) won the last feature race of the 2016-17 season with a brilliant run under Stephan Ladjadj on Thursday, 11 May. Early on in the 1850m race, Ladjadj had his partner stay away from the front even as the Al Jeryan Stud duo, AJS Al Rayyan and AJS GANNAS (AF AlBahar x Karreema), held the advantage.
TOPSY TURVY (Pivotal x Helter Helter) registered his five victory this season with a win in the 1900m feature on dirt on Wednesday. Saleem Golam, who rode Ibrahim Al Malki's ward to victory in a slightly shorter feature on dirt on his last outing too, had his mount track early leader Emaad, but was forced to step out after Mohammed Al Ramzani trained KARRAAR (Dubawi x Maghya)