Al Atique wins Qatar National Day Trophy, Kassam triumphs in Late Sheikh Jassim Bin Mohammed Al Thani Cup

H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Al Atique (Amer-Somra) saddled by Julian Smart posted a thrilling victory in the Qatar National Day Trophy, a Group II race for Pure Arabians

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Aseer dazzles with Ad Dibal Cup victory

Al Jeryan Stud’s Aseer came up with a dazzling display while clinching the Al Dibal Cup, a Local Thoroughbred race at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Monday, December 15

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Top-class runners compete for Qatar National Day Trophy and Founder Cup

AL ATIQUE, in the colours of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani, holds the key to the Group 2 Qatar National Day Trophy for purebred Arabians, the feature event on the quality programme at the Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Tuesday 16 December

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Jenjal, Roman Legend, Al Maj’Hoor, Al Hareth, Masnoon and Bahia Du Barthas winners of Derby Trials

ROMAN LEGEND, who won the Thoroughbred Guineas last month, stayed on course for the three-year-old Triple Crown by claiming the second leg, the Group 2 Thoroughbred Derby Trial over 1850m, on Qatar Derby Trial day

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Trainer Ghazali and jockey Bentley dazzle on Qatar Derby Trial day

Zakhir Stud’s Jenjal (Af Albahar - Gold Label) posted a thrilling victory over Sendeed Al Galayel in the Local Bred Pure Arabian Derby Trial, run over 1400 metres

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AJS Qahir wins Club Cup, Hearts Of Stone triumphs in Qatar Cup

Al Jeryan’s AJS Qahir produced a sparkling run in the final 100 metres to get the better of Harran to win the Club Cup, a Pure Arabian Conditions race, which featured the 14th day’s

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Competition intensifies with Qatar Derby Trial Day

COMPETITION for Classic glory increases significantly on Qatar Derby Trial day at the Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday 11 December, when several seasoned Doha regulars take on a group of fascinating imports in the Group 2

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The champion is back!

THE champion is back! Dubday, Qatar’s thoroughbred Horse of the Year last season, made a stunning reappearance under a jubilant Frankie Dettori to maintain his unbeaten record at the Racing and Equestrian Club’s New Rayyan racecourse on Thursday 4 December

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Dubday wins HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani Trophy, Fouladh triumphs in Challenge Cup

Dubday (Dubawi - Dayrose) came up with a stunning performance as he trounced his 15 rivals, to lift the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani Trophy, a Group II race for Thoroughbreds, run over 2000 meters

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Al Bashtoon wins Al Britha Cup

H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Al Bashtoon (Munjiz - Feline Du Cassou) came up with a stunning gallop to win the Al Britha Cup, a Pure Arabian Advanced Plate, run over 1800 metres

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Notid scoops inaugural Arabian Award at HWPA Qatar & Equestrian Club Derby Awards

More than 500 media and racing professionals gathered in London on Monday, 1 December for the 48th Horserace Writers and Photographers Derby Awards (HWPA) Luncheon supported by Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club.

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16 runners remain in GR 2 HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani Trophy

DUBDAY, the best thoroughbred ever trained in Qatar, is back in racecourse action at the Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday, seeking to maintain his unblemished record at New Rayyan in the Group 2 HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani Trophy, worth a total of one million riyal and run over 2000m.

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AJS Intifidah, Mindza, Yasmeen and City Zen wins Oaks Trial races

Al Jeryan Stud’s AJS Intifadah stormed home by nearly nine lengths in the Doha Local Bred Pure Arabian Oaks Trail at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, November 27

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All Horse Owners, Trainers & Breeders

The Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) is organizing a horse sale/auction, at the Horse Parade Ring opposite the QREC Grandstand, on 16 and 17 January 2015. To have horses exhibited

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Al Mizan wins Al Wakra Cup, Ghazali and Bentley dazzle with five winners

Shiekh Abdullah Bin Mishal Bin Hamad Al Thani owned Al Mizan came up with a dazzling display while clinching the Al Wakra Cup, a Local Bred Pure Arabian Conditions race at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, November 20.

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Harran wins Lemail Cup, Aseer triumphs in Dukhan Cup

H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Harran (Richard Mullen up) came up with a stunning gallop down the final straight to win the Lemail Cup, A Pure Arabian Conditions race, run over 1,200 meters

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Right To Dream wins Barzan Cup in thrilling finish

Hassan Ali Abdulmalik owned Right To Dream (Oasis Dream - Granny Kelly) posted a thrilling victory in the Barzan Cup, a Group III race for Thoroughbreds, run over 1600 metres

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TM Thunder Struck wins Jay Stream Cup Ashkal takes WAHO Conference Qatar Cup

Umm Qarn’s TM Thunder Struck (Majd Al Arab-Bonnett) saddled by Alban de Mieulle, posted a comfortable victory in the Jay Stream Cup, a Pure Arabian Advanced Plate, which featured the eight-event card at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Wednesday, November 12

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8th Race Meeting launches Group Race at QREC

FAMILIAR names meet fresh faces when the first two Group races of the 2014-15 season are staged as part of Guineas day at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday, 13 November 2014.

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La Hoor wins Owners Cup

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s La Hoor (Burning Sand- Pettra) proved too superior to the opposition while winning the Owners Cup , a Local Bred Pure Arabian Conditions race run over seven furlongs on Thursday, November 6 at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC).

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Botanic Garden wins Sealine Cup

Khalifa Bin Sheail Al Kuwari owned Botanic Garden (Royal Applause - Rock Lilly) clinched a thrilling victory over stable mate

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Invitation to attend the WAHO Conference 2014,Doha Qatar.

It is with great pleasure we invite you to attend the WAHO Conference 2014,being hosted by the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club from 10th November 2014 to 18th November at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel,Doha.

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QREC all set to host WAHO Conference

Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) is all set to host the conference of the World Arabian Horse Organisation (WAHO) for a second time following a successful WAHO conference in 2011. Over 250 delegates are expected to take part in the 10-day event, which will commence on November 8 and conclude on November 18 at the Ritz Carlton, Doha

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Fine Prince wins Al Naksh Cup

Sheail bin Khalifa Al Kuwari owned Fine Prince came up with a dazzling display while clinching the Al Naksh Cup, a race for two-year-old Thoroughbreds at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday, October 30.

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Al Shaqab’s Al Mourtazez wins French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge Classic

The Al Shaqab Racing representative Al Mourtazez was head and shoulders above his rivals in the French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge Classic (Gr3 PA) at Toulouse, France, on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Al Shaqab’s Mister Ginoux wins French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge for Colts

Mister Ginoux, who won on his debut at Bordeaux, remained unbeaten when taking the French Arabian Breeders’ Challenge for Colts (Gr3 PA) at Toulouse, France, on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Curtain falls on Salon du Cheval in Morocco QREC Pavilion focus of attention

El Jadida, Morocco, 26 October 2014: The seventh edition of the Salon du Cheval held in El Jadida, Morocco was concluded today, 26 October 2014. Till the last minutes of the Salon, the Qatari pavilion captured the attention of all officials, specialists and the public

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Qatar Racing’s Elm Park wins Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster

Elm Park was the impressive winner of the Racing Post Trophy (Gr1). The two-year-old of Qatar Racing (and Kingsclere Racing) was quickly away and controlled the race from the front. When his rivals attacked him, 600 metres from the line

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Smaih wins Horris Hill Stakes at Newbury

Al Shaqab Racing’s two-year-old Smaih won the Horris Hill Stakes (Group 3) on Saturday, 25 October 2014, at Newbury. The colt was well beaten on his previous start in a Listed race over a mile.

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17th National Qatar Purebred Arabian Horse Show

Show entries are open with effect from 15 October to 15 November 2014 For participation in the Show

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Goldenrod wins Thoroughbred Maiden Plate

Mubarak Saeed Aljafai Al Naimi owned Goldenrod made a winning debut with a fluent victory in the Thoroughbred Maiden Plate during the Maiden Day races at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday, October 23

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La Hoor wins Ushrayiq Cup

Hassan Al Matwi’s La Hoor was confidently ridden by jockey Marco Monteriso to a fluent victory in the Ushrayiq Cup, a Local Bred Pure Arabian Conditions race, which was the highlight of the races on the sand track of the Racing and Equestrian Club

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Huge turnout for QREC pavilion in Morocco’s Salon du Cheval in

El Jadida, Morocco, 22 October 2014: The Salon du Cheval of El Jadida, Morocco, was opened for the public on Tuesday 21 to 26 October 2014. Earlier HRH Prince Rachid inaugurated the Salon and visited the pavilion of the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC)

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WAHO Conference speakers announced

Under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani, special advisor to H.H. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, a team of internationally renowned experts with specialist knowledge in a wide range of subjects including equine welfare and behavioural

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Qatar’s Racing Just The Judge wins Ep Taylor Stakes

The three major races on Sunday in Canada were all won by horses trained in the UK. After the success of the Sir Michael Stoute trained Hillstar (Danehill Dancer), in the Canadian International Stakes (Gr1), and that of Caspar Netscher

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Mohamed Bin Faleh inaugurates QREC Stand at Salon du Cheval d’El Jadida in presence of H.H. Prince Rachid

El Jadida, Morocco, 20 October 2014: His Highness Prince Rachid inaugurated the Salon du Cheval d’El Jadida, in its seventh edition in Morocco, today, Monday, 20 October 2014

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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Charm Spirit wins Queen Elizabeth II Stakes Sponsored by QIPCO

Charm Spirit triumphed, at Ascot, in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, sponsored by QIPCO, on Saturday, 18 October 2014. Owned by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani, this was his third consecutive Group 1 victory

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Sraab wins Al Hamla Cup in a thriller

Ahmed Kobeissi trained Sraab, with Salim Golam in the saddle, came up with a dazzling run in the final furlong to overhaul Aseer and win the Al Hamla Cup in a thrilling finish in the inaugural day’s races at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday, 16 October 2014

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All Owners & Trainers

first Racing Meeting of the 2014/2015 Racing Season will take place on Thursday October 16th.

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Moore rides High Jinx to Qatar Prix du Cadran victory

High Jinx benefited from a brilliantly judged front-running ride by Ryan Moore to land the Qatar Prix du Cadran at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris on Sunday, October 5.

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We Are takes Qatar Prix de l’Opera

We Are, a 3-year-old filly owned by American George Strawbridge, ended a troubled season with a narrow victory over Ribbons in the Qatar Prix de l’Opera at Longchamp

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Found wins Marcel Boussac Criterium

Found scored in convincing fashion in the Total Prix Marcel Boussac Criterium des Pouliches for two-year-old fillies at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris on Sunday, October 5

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Move In Time wins QNB Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp

Rank outsider Move In Time, was up in time in the QNB Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp to earn his first Group I win at age six at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris on October 5, 2014.

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Full Mast wins Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere after stewards enquiry

Full Mast was named the winner of the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Longchamp after first past the post Gleneagles was demoted to third by the stewards.

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Olympic Glory makes it a grand double for Al Shaqab Racing

HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani’s Olympic Glory was given a peach of a ride by jockey Frankie Dettori, while coming from the rear of the field and overhauling his 15 rivals to win

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Treve does it again in the Arc

HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani owned Treve bounced back to be her brilliant best to retain the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe title at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris yesterday

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Djainka Des Forges storms to Qatar Arabian World Cup victory

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al-Thani owned Djainka Des Forges came up with a brilliant display to overhaul Umm Qarn’s Al Tair and win the Euros one million Qatar Arabian World Cup at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris

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Loraa wins Qatar Total Arabian Trophy in Paris

In a cliffhanger of a race, UAE challenger Loraa came with a sustained run along the rails to pip Al Shahania Stud duo of Taraf and Aden to win the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy at the Longchamp

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Al Fahda dazzles in Paris with stunning victory

HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani’s Al Fahda came up with a dazzling performance while clinching the Qatar Arabian Trophy for three-year-old Fillies, which featured the races at the Saint Cloud racecourse in Paris yesterday

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Unbeaten Dahor De Brugere drawn one for Qatar Arabian World Cup

Al Shaqab Racing’s Dahor De Brugere was drawn five during the Qatar Arabian World Cup draw that was held in Paris yesterday. The world’s 20 top class Pure Arabians will be in the line-up for the Euros one million contest on Sunday at the Longchamp racecourse.

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Final declarations for Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Mares (GR1 PA)

On Thursday 2 October 2014, France Galop published the runners and jockeys for the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Mares to be run on Saturday 4th October as part of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend. Three mares were supplemented for the Group 1 contest for Arabian mares: Ghazwa, Sia and Sahabba.

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Inaugurating Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend Mayasa gets highest bid of Euros 160,000 at Auction Sale

Mayasa (Majd Al Arab-Frynch) got the highest bid of Euros 160,000 and was bought by a Qatari bidder at the annual Purebred Arabian sale, held jointly by European auction house, Arqana and Association Francaise du Arabe de Course (AFAC) at the Saint Cloud racecourse on Thursday, 2 October 2014.

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23 runners remain in Qatar Arabian World Cup Shahabba supplemented for Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Mares

On Wednesday 1 October 2014, France Galop released the forfeits for the Qatar Arabian World Cup (Gr1 PA), which will take place on Sunday, 5 October, at Longchamp. The Euros one million contest is the globe’s richest race in turf for pure Arabians and it will be run on the day of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. There are still 23 horses in the running

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Runners, riders and draw declared Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Colts and Qatar Arabian Trophy for Fillies

On Wednesday, 1 October 2014, France Galop published the list of the declared runners and riders for the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Colts and the Qatar Arabian Trophy for Fillies. These two Group 1 PA races will take place on Friday 3rd October at Saint Cloud, Paris

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QREC all set to stage Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in Paris

Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) Chairman HE Sheikh Mohamed Bin Faleh Al Thani was thrilled with the huge participation of Qatari owned horses during the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend at the Longchamp and Saint Cloud racecourses in Paris from October 3 to 5.

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Aden, Raghed and Taraf carry Qatari hopes in Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Mares

France Galop received the forfeits for the Qatar Arabian Trophy for Mares (Group 1) on Tuesday, 30 September 2014. Seven four-year-old mares will start in this 2,000-metre contest

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Cirrus des Aigles heads remaining entries of QNB Prix Dollar

On Tuesday, 30 September 2014, France Galop announced the forfeits for the races to be run on Saturday, 4 October 2014, as part of the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe weekend. The card of the day will feature four Group 2 thoroughbred races.

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20 Horses remain in Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

France Galop confirmed at 11.30 am today, Tuesday, 30 September 2014, the entries remaining in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, which will be run on Sunday 5th October. There are still 20 horses left in the € 5 million race

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Forfeits for Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Colts and Qatar Arabian for Fillies

On Monday, 29 September 2014, France Galop received the forfeits for the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Colts and the Qatar Arabian Trophy for Fillies. These two Group 1 races for three-year-old Arabians will be run on Friday the 3rd October at Saint Cloud, Paris.

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Qatar Racing Limited’s Elm Park wins Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes

Qatar Racing Limited bought part of Elm Park (Phoenix Reach) a few days ago and the horse did not disappoint on his first start for his new colours when winning the Juddmonte Royal Lodge Stakes (Gr2)

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Entries released for Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Colts & Qatar Arabian Trophy for Fillies

On Thursday, 25 September 2014, France Galop announced the entries for the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Colts and the Qatar Arabian Trophy for fillies, two Group 1 PA races that will take place on Friday 3 October, at Saint Cloud, Paris, as part of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

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Three-way thriller in Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club UK Arabian Derby

The £50,000 Group 1 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club UK Arabian Derby produced a thrilling three-way photo-finish at Newmarket Racecourse on Thursday, 25 September

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In a press conference attended by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Faleh and Al Emdi Al Emadi Enterprises continue as sponsor of Prix Jean-LucLagardere

Al Emadi Enterprises, who are the sponsors of the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere until 2017 are keen to extend the contract. This was disclosed by the CEO of Al Emadi Enterprises, Mr Mohammed Abdulkarim Al Emadi at a press conference at the Grandstand of the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on 22 September 2014.

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QREC and Total showcase Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

The Qatar Racing & Racing Club (QREC) and Total E&P Qatar hosted a press conference at the Ritz Carlton Doha yesterday, 21 September 2014, to make a presentation of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe as the world’s richest race on turf

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Qatar Racing’s Dark Reckoning wins Firth of Clyde Stakes at Ayr

The Qatar Racing Ltd’s representative Dark Reckoning won the Firth of Clyde Stakes (Gr3), on Saturday, 20 September 2015, at Ayr

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MONUMENTAL evening for launch of Qatar Prix de l’arc de Triomphe 2014

An exceptional evening was organised by France Galop along with their sponsor, the Qatar Committee of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club on Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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