Peter Anders wins the Al Ruwais Cup and Sraab triumphs in Balhambar Cup

Zohair Mohzen trained Peter Anders (Marvin Suerland astride) was a pillar to post winner of the Al Ruwais Cup, a Thoroughbred conditions race. Taking a good jump, jockey Suerland took Peter Anders to the front and called the shots to his 16 rivals.

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Sandiva wins Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes

Al Shaqab Racing owned Sandiva came with a courageous performance while annexing the (Gr3) Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes with a half-length victory over Euro Charline at Newmarket on Wednesday, 16 April 2014

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TM Raegan Bret wins Umm Al Zubar Cup and Al Uraiq triumphs in Fuweirat Cup

Mohammed Kazim Al Ansari & Sons owned TM Raegan Bret (Burning Sand- FC Bint Chezi) proved too superior to the opposition while winning the Umm Al Zubar Cup

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General Duke’s wins the Al Gharafa Cup.

Majid Safedeen trained General Duke’s won the Al Gharafa Cup, a 1,600 metres contest for Thoroughbreds rated 85 and above, the main event of the eight event card at the Racing

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Majd Al Uraiq wins the Al Zubara Cup

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi owned and trained Majd Al Uraiq was brilliant ridden by Frenchman Gerald Avranche to victory in the Al Zubara Cup, a Local Bred Pure Arabian Conditions race

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Kalino wins Al Huwaila Cup

Umm Qarn’s Kalino (Kaolino-Virlaxy) was brilliantly ridden by jockey Marvin Suerland to victory in the Al Huwaila Cup, a Pure Arabian Conditions race, the main event of the 48th days

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Charm Spirit wins Prix Djebel in France

Maisons-Laffitte (France), 3rd April 2014. The Prix Djebel (Gr3), the principal 2000 Guineas trial in France, was won by Charm Spirit, a son of Invincible Spirit. HH Sheikh Adbullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s 3yo colt held on in a tight finish to beat Kiraam, the winner

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One More Roman wins Al Shahania Cup

Osama Omar al-Dhafa owned and trained One More Roman (Holy Roman Emperor - Satulagi) proved too superior to the opposition while winning the Al Shahania Cup

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Tustudo wins Loyalty Cup

Ahmed Kobeissi trained Tustudo was a resounding winner of the Loyalty Cup, a Thoroughbred Conditions race at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, March 27.

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45th Race Meeting Cancelled due to weather conditions.

The QREC Stewards convened and decided to cancel the 45th Race Meeting, Ras Laffan & Messaimeer Cup Day, which was scheduled to be run today, Wednesday, 26 March 2014

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Peter Mac wins Bu Samra Cup

Zohair Mogsen trained Peter Mac was a resounding winner of the Bu Samra Cup for Thoroughbreds at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Tuesday, March 25.

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WAHO Conference set for Qatar return in 2014

Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club is to host the conference of the World Arabian Horse Organisation (WAHO) for a second year following a successful WAHO conference

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Nashmi wins Yousef Al Romaihi Cup

Umm Qarn’s Nashmi (Amer-Danie Du Cassou) proved too superior to his six rivals while winning the Yousef Al Romaihi Cup, a Pure Arabian race for four years old

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La Hoor wins Rodat Al Maida Cup

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s La Hoor (Burning Sand- Pettra) proved too superior to the opposition while winning the Rodat Al Maida Cup , a Pure Arabian Conditions race run over nine furlongs on Wednesday, March 19 .....

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Amirat Al Qaloob wins Minister of Arts, Heritage and Culture Cup

Ali Rashid al-Ardhi al-Marri owned Amirat Al Qaloob, trained by Mohammed Hussain was ridden with great aplomb by Gary Carter to emerge victorious in the Minister of Arts, Heritage and Culture Cup

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Sanna rides Majd to Halul Island Cup victory

Majid Safedeen trained Majd came up with a dazzling display while clinching the Halul Island Cup, a local Thoroughbred Conditions race at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday, March 12

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Bin Amer pips La Hoor to win Losail Cup

Hamad Bin Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al Attiya owned Bin Amer (Amer-Ismala) came up with a stunning gallop in the final furlong to win the Losail Cup, a Pure Arabian Conditions race, which was the main event of the 39th race day at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, March 6.

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Al Wasmiya wins Brouq Cup

Al Wasmiya Farm’s Al Wasmiya was ridden by jockey Gerald Avranche to a commanding victory in the Brouq Cup, a Local Bred Pure Arabian Conditions race for Fillies and Mares at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Wednesday, March 5

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2nd National Purebred Arabian Horse Show for Non-Sheikh Individual Owners

Friday and Saturday, 4 and 5 April 2014

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To all Horse Owners, Trainers and Breeders

The Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) announces that the horse sale/auction that was originally scheduled to be held on Friday 7 March 2014 has been re-scheduled to be held on Saturday, 8 March 2014

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Mshawish wins Zabeel Mile at Meydan

Close on the heels of Dubday’s win in HH The Emir’s Trophy win in Qatar, Al Shaqab Racing celebrated another victory in Dubai. Jockey Richard Hughes rode Mshawish to victory

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HH the Emir crowned winners at conclusion of HH’s Sword Festival Assy wins Gold Sword for HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani

THREE days of exciting racing at the HH the Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival reached an amazing climax in the two most prestigious races at the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club on Thursday, when Assy became the first local-bred to win

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To all Horse Owners, Trainers and Breeders

The Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) announces that the horse sale/auction has been re-scheduled to be held on Friday, 7 March 2014

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Al Naimi and Al Marzooqi won Qatar International Cup and Trophy Mohamed Bin Faleh and Al Malki crowned winners

OMANI connections had an afternoon to remember at the second stage of the three-day racing events held as part of HH The Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday.

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QREC hosts glittering Gala Dinner for HH the Emir Sword Festival guests

DELEGATES from around 40 countries attended a gala dinner hosted by Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) in the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Doha on Tuesday evening to mark the HH the Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival.

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HE Sheikh Mohamed Bin Faleh and Louis Romanet crowned the winners Qatar 2022 Invitaton, Al Rayyan and Gulf Cups go to Al Kuwari, Al Jeryan and Umm Qarn

HE Sheikh Mohamed Bin Faleh and Louis Romanet crowned the winners

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Qatar horses dominate in the International Arabian Horse Show for Straight Egyptians

Qatar dominated the 4th Qatar International Arabian Horse Show Straight Egyptians championship, winning three of the four titles at the outdoor arena of the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club on Monday, 24th February

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All eyes on HH The Emir Trophies and Sword

THREE days of top-class horseracing events being contested as part of the HH the Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival reach their climax on Thursday 27 February

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Al Emadi Enterprises extends sponsorship of HH The Emir Trophy for Arabians

Al Emadi Enterprises extended its support for the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) as the title sponsor of HH The Emir Trophy, a Group II Pure Arabian race, which will be held on Thursday, February 27.

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Runners set for Qatar International Trophy & Cup

MILERS take centre stage on Day Two of the three-day racing events being contested as part of the HH the Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Wednesday 26 February

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Wadee Al Shaqab win Senior Stallion Championship

Wadee Al Shaqab clinched the title of the Senior Championship Stallion during the 23rd Qatar International Arabian Horse Show at the outdoor arena

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Gulf, Al Rayyan and Qatar Invitation 2022 Cups inaugurate 3 non-stop racing days as part of HH the Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival

A NEW name will feature on the roll of honour for the Gulf Cup, the first major prize to be contested at the three-day racing events to be staged as part of HH the Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club

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Huge turnout at ECAHO General Assembly at Ritz Carlton

The European Conference of Arab Horse Organisation (ECAHO) held their 31st Annual General Assembly at the Ritz Carlton in Doha on Saturday, February 22. The Assembly was chaired by Chairman Mr. Jaroslav Lacina

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HH The Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival gets off to a glittering start

The opening ceremony of HH The Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival which is being held under the patronage of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani

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Adel Al Khalediah steals limelight on day one of Qatar International Horse Show

Saudi Arabia’s Adel Al Khalediah stole the limelight, while clinching the first place in the Class 5 with the highest points of 93 awarded to a winner

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Countdown has begun for top racing events in Qatar

FINAL entries closed on Wednesday (19 February) for the major Purebred Arabian and thoroughbred races at the HH the Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC), starting on Tuesday 25 February.

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Al Forat wins Doha Cup

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani owned Al Forat, trained by Julian came with a sustained gallop in the last 150 metres to thwart the challenge of Thawi

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Luraschi, star attraction at opening ceremony of HH The Emir 23rd International Sword Festival

QREC, the world-renowned equestrian showman and movie stuntman Mario Luraschi left Qatar spellbound with his pyrotechnics, leaving the audience wanting more.

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ALL OWNERS of the winning horse

Please be advised that the OWNER of the winning horse of both the HH The Emir’s Silver Sword

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To all Horse Owners, Trainers and Breeders

The Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) is organising a horse sale/auction on Saturday 1 March 2014. To have horses exhibited ....

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QREC set for HH The Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival

STAR quality oozes from every direction among the initial entries received this week for the three-day racing events to be staged as part of HH the Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC).

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Majd wins Al Uraiq Cup

Abdulla Mubarak Aljafali al-Naimi owned Majd (Alberto Sanna up) galloped resolutely down the last furlong to score a thrilling victory in the Al Uraiq Cup

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Star Deal wins Rowdat Rasheed Cup

Al Jasra Stud’s Star Deal proved too superior to the opposition while winning the Rowdat Rasheed Cup , a Thoroughbred Handicap; the highlight of the races on the sand track of the Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday, February 12

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QREC launches QIEF and new logos

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Tamin Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar, the official programme for HH The Emir 23rd International Equestrian Sword Festival

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REC Participation in National Sports Day

Programme of 3rd Edition of Sports Day 2014 Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Assy Wins Qatar Gold Sword for HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani

RISING stars came to the fore on Qatar Trophies and Gold Sword day at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday 6 February, when young British jockey Harry Bentley claimed the two Qatar Gold Trophy races

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Sandbetweenourtoes wins Wadi Al Sail Cup; Mojave Desert triumphs in Zekreet Cup

Sheail Bin Khalifa Al Kuwari owned Sandbetweeourtoes (Stephen Ladjadj astride) came up with a stunning gallop down the final straight to win the Wadi Al Sail Cup

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Entry form and conditions of Qatar International Equestrian Festival Races

Summary of Conditions

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Exciting races on card for Qatar Trophies & Gold Sword Day

THE last three winners of the Qatar Derby – Ladyanne, Very Nice Name and Dubday – will provide a fascinating clash of the generations when they meet over 2,200m.

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Willie The Whipper wins Khor Al Adaid Cup

Khalifa Bin Sheail Al Kuwari owned Willie The Ripper (Whipper-Anna Song) trained by Jassim Al Ghazali was ridden with great aplomb by James Doyle to emerge

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ExxonMobil Qatar Inc. supports Qatar Gold Sword Race

Continuing its long-standing support for the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC), ExxonMobil Qatar is the exclusive sponsor of the 2014 Qatar Gold Sword Race, which will take place on February 6, 2014

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NBK Official Transporter for QIEF and HH The Emir Trophies and Sword Day

Nasser Bin Khaled (NBK), one of Qatar’s leading business conglomerates, will be the Official Transporter for the upcoming Qatar International Equestrian Festival and HH The Emir Trophies and Sword Day ...

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Peter Anders wins Wathnan Cup

Peter Anders from the stables of Zohair Moghsen found his galloping shoes, to pull out of the pack and lift the Wathnan Cup, a 1900 metres Thoroughbred Conditions race

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Majd Al Uraqi wins Al Busayyir Cup

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s Majd Al Uraiq won the Al Busayyir Cup, a race for four-year-old local pure Arabians, which featured the six-race card at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Tuesday, January 28. 1

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Important Notice for Owners & Trainers

Please be advised that with immediate effect, any horse wishing to enter any race in Qatar must have an internationally recognized Official Handicap Rating, from the Racing Authority it last participated in.

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AJS Fath Elkheir wins Abdulla Bin Hamad Al Attiya Cup

Al Jeryan Stud’s AJS Fath Elkheir (Amer-Aicha Du Berlais) from the stables of Mohand Al Yaqout got its due when it was given a confident ride by Salim Golam to annex the Abdulla Bin Hamad Al Attiya Cup

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Twentyfourseven prevails in tight finish in Umm Al Houl Cup

Jassim Al Ghazali trained Twentyfourseven won the Umm Al Houl Cup, a 1,200 metre contest for Thoroughbreds rated 50 to 70, the main event of the eight race card at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday, January 22

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Fouladh, Al Anga and Majd Al Uraiq dazzle in HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani Trophy day

Alban de Mieulle-trained Fouladh (Amer x Jaljalah) produced a sparkling gallop inside the last furlong and a half to lift the prestigious HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Special Adviser to the Emir, Trophy.

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Bin Amer wins Sprinters Championship Sputnik Sweetheart edges Ladyanne in Al Kharaib Cup

Mohammed Hamad Al Attiya-trained Bin Amer lifted the Group III Pure Arabian Sprinters Championship, which featured the races at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday, January 15...

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23rd Qatar International Equestrian Festival.

Entries will be open with effect from 01 January 2014 to 31 January 2014....

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Fauvism triumphs in Umm Taqa Cup

Khalifa Bin Sheail Al Kuwari-owned Fauvism was ridden out by jockey Stephen Ladjadj to win the Umm Taqa Cup. The 1,850-metre race was the main event of the eight-race card at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, 9 January 2014

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De Vries rides Dahash to Al Mafiar Cup victory

Mohammed Al Sulaiti-trained Dahash came back to winning ways with a comfortable victory in the Al Mafiar Cup, a Local Bred Pure Arabian Conditions race run over six furlongs, which featured the eight-event card at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian

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Al Jeryan Stud’s Aseer wins Al Jassasiya Cup

Al Jeryan Stud’s Aseer was successful on a start-to-finish mission while taking the Al Jassasiya Cup, the main event of the 20th race meeting at Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday, 2 January 2014.

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Johnny Hancocks dazzles with Al Karana Cup victory

Mansoor Ibrahim Al Mahmoud-owned Johnny Hancocks from Jassim Ghazali’s yard displayed a good turn of foot to beat a good bunch of horses and win the Al Karana Cup, a Thoroughbred Handicap for horses rated 80 to 100.

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Dubday wins Qatar Thoroughbred Derby

Sheail bin Khalifa Al-kuwari-owned Dubday lifted the Group I Qatar Thoroughbred Derby for three year olds, which featured the races at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, December 26. Jassim Ghazali-trained Dubday

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Al Majh’hoor and Haifaa win Qatar Derby

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani-owned Al Majh’hoor came through a rough passage and, with a brilliant burst of speed in the final furlong, overhauled the front runners to win the Qatar Pure Arabian Derby...

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Nashmi edges out Aziz Al Shahania to win Al Wajba Cup

Alban de Mieulle-trained Nashmi won the Al Wajba Cup in a tight finish on Thursday, 19 December 2013. The Pure Arabian Advanced Plate, run over 1,850-metre race featured the card of nine races at the Racing and Equestrian Club

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Muntasar gallops away with Qatar National Day Trophy Fouladh wins Late Sheikh Jassim Bin Mohammed Al Thani Cup

Umm Qarn’s Muntasar (Pier Convertino up) came up with a stunning gallop down the final straight to win the Qatar National Day Trophy, a Group II Pure Arabian race, run over 2,000 metres

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Al Rayyan Al Sakab wins Ad Dibal Cup

Mohammed Hamad Al Attiya-trained Al Rayyan Al Sakab stormed home by nearly two lengths in the Ad Dibal Cup, a local Thoroughbred Conditions race at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, December 12.

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Khabbab wins Al Khor Cup

Alban De Mieulle-saddled Khabbab decimated the opposition while clinching the Al Khor Cup, a local bred Pure Arabian Conditions race at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday, December 11

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Attention Owners & Trainers

Senior Management has decided to re-open entries for the following races on the 11th & 12th December 2013 respectively.

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Oasis Cannes, Al Nakhsh, Kalino, Assy and Moaddie win Derby Trial races

Sheikh Hamad Bin Mishal Bin Hamd Al Thani-owned Oasis Cannes slammed the opposition in the Group II Thoroughbred Derby Trial for three year olds at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday, December 4.

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QATAR WINNERS AT THE 47TH HWPA DERBY AWARDS

HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani was announced the Owner of the Year at the 47th annual Horserace Writers & Photographers Association Derby Awards Lunch, held in London on Monday, 2 December and supported by the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club

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Amico Mio and Safqah reign supreme

Sheikh Nasser Bin Abdullah Bin Nasser Al Thani-owned Amico Mio won HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani Trophy. The Group II race for Thoroughbreds was the main event of the 11th race day

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219 horses and large turnout at QREC QR 6,000,000 sales of Horse Auction

Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) organised a horse auction at the Horse Parade Arena opposite the QREC Grandstand on 30 November 2013

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Al Jassimya Farm’s MINWAH captures gold

MARWAN Al SHAQAB Leading Sire and FADI AL SHAQAB World Champion in Paris

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FADI AL SHAQAB champion of stallions and SULTAN AL SHAQAB at forefront of colts

Dazzling results by Al Shaqab in Salon du Cheval de Paris

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Trainer Smart and Ghazali hog the limelight

Trainer Julian Smart hogged the day’s limelight with three winners and victories, including the Pure Arabian Fillies Championship and Doha Pure Arabian Oaks Trial during the 10th race meeting

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Mullen rides Maseh to Britha Cup victory

Julian Smart-trained Maseh (Richard Mullen astride) won the Britha Cup. The nine-furlong trip for Pure Arabians was the highlight of the races held on the sand track

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Trainer Ghazali and jockey Ladjadj hog day’s limelight

Trainer Jassim Al Ghazali hogged the day’s limelight, saddling four winners of whom three captured Muraikh Cup, Al Nakhsh Cup and Zain Alesim Cup during the eighth race day of the Qatar racing season

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Start of Season Auction 2013 – 2014

Saturday 30th November 2013 09:30 a.m. At The Parade Ring QREC Grandstand

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Notice

Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club will ogranise a horse auction

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Important Notice To all Horse Owners

Further to the Notice of 24 November 2013 regarding the Challenge Competition, the Racing Section would like to advise all horse owners....

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Al Shaqab and Al Nasser capture Arabian Horse Show titles

The 16th Qatar National Purebred Arabian Horse Show was concluded on Saturday, 23 November 2013. The two-day show organised by Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) at the indoor arena of Qatar Equestrian Federation (QEF)

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16th Qatar National Pure Arabian Horse Show kicks off Al Nasser and Al Shaqab capture Day 1 titles

The 16th Qatar National Purebred Arabian Horse Show kicked off on Friday, 22 November 2013. The two-day event is organised by Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC)

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The auction will be held on 30 Nov. 2013, at 10:00 AM

Alphabetical List of horses in Start of Season Auction 2013 -2014

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Fouladh wins Al Wakra Cup

Alban de Mieulle trained Fouladh (Amer-Jaljalah) put up a wonderful performance in Al Wakra Cup; the feature race in a card of nine events held at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, November 21.

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Harran and Baaria reign supreme

Julian Smart trained Harran (Burning Sand-Aziza D’Aroco) trounced his rivals in the Lemail Cup, a Pure Arabian Conditions race, run over six furlongs, which was the main event of the eight-event card

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Important Notice to all Horse Owners and Trainers

8th, 9th and 10th Race Meetings – 2013 / 2014 Season

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Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al-Thani QREC organised Award Ceremony for leading horse owners and success partners

Impressive achievements by Al Shaqab Racing, Umm Qarn, Al Shahania Stud, Qatar Racing Limited and Qatari owners

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Peter Anders edges Amico Mio for Barzan Cup victory

Zohair Mohsen trained Peter Anders edged out Amico Mio by a neck to win the Barzan Cup, a Thoroughbred Handicap for horses 85 and over. The Barzan Cup contest

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Al Shahania Stud’s Harran win Al Hamla Cup

Al Shahania Stud’s Harran displayed its potential with a smashing win in the Al Hamla Cup, the main event of the 4th Race Day held on the sand track of the Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday, November 13.

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Chairman, Members of Board of Directors and all staff of Racing & Equestrian Club extend heartfelt congratulations and felicitations to

His Excellency Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al-Thani on Al Shaqab Racing’s TREVE’s crowning as Cartier Horse of the Year and Cartier Filly of the Year

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Treve crowned Cartier Horse of the Year and Filly of the Year

Al Shaqab Racing’s Treve reached a new milestone on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 when she was crowned the Horse of the Year

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Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) announces that a horse auction will be organised on Friday, 29 November 2013 at 03:00 pm

Entries are open with effect from 05 November 2013 to 14 November 2013

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Suerland dazzles with Owners Cup victory

Jockey Marvin Suerland hogged the day’s limelight with a treble which included the win in the Owner’s Cup, the main event of the third race day in the 2013/2014 season.

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Equine Locomotion Workshop

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November 2013 at Equine Hospital , Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club

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Ladjajdj pilots Gojeri to Sealine Cup victory

Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mishal Bin Hamad Al Thani owned Gojeri from trainer Jassim Ghazali’s yard displayed top speed to beat a good bunch of sprinters and win the Sealine Cup

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Bin Amer wins Club Cup and Sydney Harbour claims Qatar Cup

French jockey Stephane Ladjadj with three wins and trainer Jassim Ghazali with four winners hogged the day’s limelight on the opening day’s races at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday, 31 October 2013

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QREC announces that entries (registrations) for the 16th Qatar National Purebred Arabian Horse Show

16th Qatar National Purebred Arabian Horse Show entries are open with effect from 01 October to 31 October 2013

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Olympic Glory brings glory to Qatar with Queen Elizabeth II Stakes victory at Ascot

Al Shaqab Racing owned Olympic Glory trounced the opposition en route to an emphatic victory in the Queen Elizabeth II stakes on British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, October 19.

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Sheikh Joaan’s Tevre gives Qatar its first Arc victory

HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani’s Treve firmly put Qatar as a major player in the world of Thoroughbred racing when the talented three-year-old filly demolished her 17 rivals to win in spectacular fashion, the Euros 4.8 million Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp racecourse

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Indonesienne stuns Lesstalk In Paris in Total Prix Marcel Boussac Criterium

Indonesienne came up with a powerful late surge to overhaul favourite Lesstalk In Paris and win the Total Prix Marcel Boussac Criterium

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Dalkala edges Tasady in Prix de l’Opera Longines

The Prix de l'Opera Longines witnessed an exciting contest with Aga Khan’s Dalkala beat Tasaday in a nail biting finish at the Longchamp on Sunday, October 6.

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Karakontie triumphant in hard-fought Lagardere

Karakontie had to fight a grim battle with Spanish raider Noozhoh Canarias to win the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at the Longchamp on Sunday.

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Mushrae halts Qatar dominance at World Cup

HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed owned Mushrae (Munjiz-Djezika) stopped Qatar’s dominance in the Qatar Arabian World Cup with a narrow win over ....

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Qatar set to make history at the Arc

History is in the making when two Qatari owned horses will be taking the starters orders in the 92nd edition of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris on Sunday, October 6. HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani owned Very Nice Name and HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani owned Treve

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Tabarak, a strong contender for Qatar Arabian World Cup

The Euros 700,000 Qatar Arabian World Cup has attracted a strong field of 14 runners. Seven contenders from Qatar will be waiting for the starters’ orders in this Group I premier event for pure Arabians

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Pollyana wins Qatar Prix Daniel Wildenstein in a thriller

Pollyana produced a late surge in a thrilling finish to win the Group II Qatar Prix Daniel Wildenstein, under the able riding of Flavien Prat.

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Ebiyza wins Qatar Prix de Royallieu after Stewards enquiry

The Qatar Prix de Royallieu witnessed a thrilling finish where Chalnetta held off the spirited challenge of Ebiyza. However, after a stewards enquiry the results were reversed with Ebiyza was declared the winner

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Cirrus Des Aigles cruises to Qatar Prix Dollar victory

Cirrus Des Aigles proved too good for his rival as he demolished the opposition to win the Qatar Prix Dollar for the third consecutive time. Jockey Christophe Soumillon was simply brilliant on the saddle of the winner

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Samma runs away with Qatar Total Arabian Trophy

Samma (Dahess-Etoleya Du Loup) put in a dazzling display while running away with the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for four-year-old Pure Arabian fillies at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris on Saturday, October 5.

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Chaddad smashes rivals in Qatar Total Arabian Trophy in Paris

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al-Thani owned Chaddad (Mared Al Sahra-Akie Croix Noire) put in a smashing performance while claiming the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy in a taking style at the Saint Cloud racecourse in Paris on Friday, October 4.

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Wimbledon champ Bartoli draws the lots for Qatar Prix de Arc de Triomphe and Qatar Arabian World Cup

Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli drew the lots for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and the Qatar Arabian World Cup at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris on Friday, October 4.

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Treve, Leading Light and Meandre supplemented for Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani’s Treve, Adian O’Brien trained Leading Light and Meandre have been added to the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at the final supplementary stage on Thursday, October 3.

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Aden and Wahchey carry Qatar’s hopes in Qatar Arabian Trophy and Qatar Total Arabian Trophy

Al Shahania Stud’s Aden (Burning Sand-Mayada) will carry Qatar’s hopes in the Qatar Arabian Trophy for three-year-old fillies at the Saint Cloud racecourse in Paris on Friday, October 4

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Huge response for Arqana sale in Paris

The annual purebred Arabian sale, held jointly by European auction house, Arqana and Association Francaise du Arabe de Course (AFAC) took place at the Saint Cloud racecourse on Thursday, October 3.

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Top quality field for Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

With four days to go for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the final list of runners will be known by Saturday. The strength of the field likely to assemble for the QPAT at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris

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HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al-Thani’s classy Vorda wins at Newmarket

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani owned Vorda (Orpen-Velda) produced a brilliant turn of foot in the final furlong to overhaul Princess Noor and record a smashing victory in the Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday, September 28.....

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Intello in the fray for Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

French Derby and Prix du Prince d’Orange winner Intello will be in the line-up for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris on October 6.

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Qatari jockey Naif Al Hajri triumphs at Budapest

Qatari jockey Naif Al Hajri came up triumphant in the inaugural 2013 National Gallop, the Budapest Promenade and also the National Heat at Budapest on 21 and 22 September. Riders from seven different countries took part ....

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Extended partnership between QREC and Al Emadi Enterprises

Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) and Al Emadi Enterprises have taken yet a further significant step in enhancing their ongoing partnership. The two leading organisations have signed a five-year ....

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Total consolidates partnership with QREC

Total consolidates partnership with QREC Total extends association with HH the Emir Sword and Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Days to 2017

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QPI signs with QREC to sponsor Qatar Arabian World Cup 2013

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Japan’s Orfevre triumphs in Qatar Prix Foy

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Pasquier rides Maxios to Qatar Prix du Moulin de Longchamp victory

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Japan’s Kizuna edges Ruler Of The World in Qatar Prix Niel

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Double delight for Umm Qarn with Al Tair’s Qatar Cup victory

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Sheikh Joaan’s Treve wins Qatar Prix Vermeille

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Victory for Tabarak in Doncaster showpiece

HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani owned Tabarak (Nizam x Altese D’Aroco) came up with a sterling performance to win the GBP 150,000 Group 1 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes

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HE Sheikh Joaan’s Farh wins Prix Nevadour in France

HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani owned Farh (Nizam x Fifth) overcame the challenge of Myra de Monlau (Munjiz x Manzana) to win the Prix Nevadour, a Group III race for pure Arabians at the La Teste de Buch racecourse in France on August 31, 2013.

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Al Jeryan Stud dominate at Baden Baden

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Arc contenders line up for tilt at glory in trial races

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Sheikh Joaan’s Planteur wins at Windsor

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Invitation -Trainers & Owners

His Excellency Sheikh Mohamed Bin Faleh Al-Thani Chairman of Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club cordially invites you....

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Abu Alabyad wins Prix Kesberoy at Deauville

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HE Sheikh Joaan’s Sandiva storms to Deauville glory

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Double delight for Qatar at Newbury

It was double delight for Qatari owned horses at the Newbury racecourse in Great Britain on Thursday, August 15. HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani owned Aden (Burning Sand-Mayada)

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Unbeaten Abu Alabyad looks to extend winning streak in Prix Kesberoy at Deauville

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Umm Qarn’s Muntasar wins Doha Cup in Deauville

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Six runners in fray for Doha Cup in Deauville

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34 entries for Harwood International Stakes

Qatar Arabian World Cup winner Mkeefa is among the 34 first entries for the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club sponsored Harwood International Stakes, a Group I race for Pure Arabian horses four-years-old and over.

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Al-Boenain meets WAHO President in Germany

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Phraseur Kossack wins Qatar Near Challenge Cup in Germany

Holland’s Phraseur Kossack (Prince d'Orient-Pengalia Kossak) was a comfortable winner of the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club sponsored Qatar Near Challenge Cup in Dusseldorf, Germany on Sunday, 4 August 2013.

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Qatar’s Al Mamun Monlau, Tabarak, Muntasar, Shararah and La Hoor in fray for Doha Cup in Deauville

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Sheikh Joaan’s Toronado wins QIPCO Sussex Stakes

Al Shaqab Racing owned Toronado gained revenge over Dawn Approach with a fantastic success in the QIPCO Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood, today 31 July 2013.

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Qatar Racing Limited’s My Catch wins in Deauville

Qatar Racing Limited owned My Catch (Camacho-Catch The Sea) recorded a pillar to post victory in the Prix De Cabourg Jockey Club De Turquie, a Group III race for Pure Arabians at the Deauville racecourse in France on Sunday, 28 July 2013.

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Classic debut for Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club

The Group One Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes will become the first race for pure bred Arabians to be run on a Classic card in Britain when the £150,000

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Sponsored by QREC in Belgium  Voyou De Faust clinches Qatar Wellington Cup for Arabians  Monaco Franze wins TB Race

Saeed Al-Romaithi owned Voyou De Faust put in a gallant display while annexing the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) sponsored Qatar Wellington Cup which was held in Ostend on Monday, 22 July 2013.

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QREC sponsored Qatar Wellington Cup in Belgium on July 22

Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club continue their bid to promote Pure Arabian horse racing in the European circuit with yet another sponsorship. The QREC sponsored Qatar Wellington Cup will be held at Ostende, Belgium on July 22.

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Attention: Owners and Trainers

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Sheikh Fahad’s Havana Gold wins Prix Jean Prat at Chantilly

HE Sheikh Fahad Bin Abdulah Bin Khalifa Al Thani owned Havanan Gold came with a good stretch run to overhaul San Marino Grey in the final furlong to claim the Group I Prix Jean Prat at Chantilly in France on Sunday, 30 June.

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QREC Sponsored Coupe de France des Pur - Sang Arabes a success Al Boenain Crowned Abu Alabyad

Jean Francois Bernard trained Abu Alabyad, donning the silks of HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan claimed the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) sponsored Coupe De France Des Sang Arabes at Chantilly racecourse in France on Sunday, 30 June

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Abu Sidra gives Qatar another victory on the European circuit

Qatari owned horses continued their domination in the European circuit with Mubarak Al Naimi owned Abu Sidra taking the top honours in the Prix de Ris-Orangis at Deauville on Saturday, 29 June.

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QREC Sponsored Premier Handicap Stakes Huge Success Man Of Dreams wins QREC Premier Handicap Stakes in Newbury

Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) sponsored series of races continues with huge success in Europe. This time it was the Premier Handicap Stakes which was run at Newbury on Tuesday, 25 June 2013.

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Al Mamun Monlau wins Coupe of the UAE President Cup in France.

HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani owned Al Mamun Monlau came up with yet another sterling performance while clinching the Coupe of the UAE President Cup (Grp 1 PA - 4 Years old and upward)

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As part of the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club’s (QREC) strategy to promote and enhance pure Arabian racing overseas, the ongoing series of QREC sponsored Arabian races continues in Europe. The coming event is the Coupe de France des Pur-Sang Arabes

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Qatar Racing Limited’s Kiyoshi wins Albany Stakes at Ascot

HE Sheikh Fahad Bin Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani owned Kiyoshi, sporting the colours of Qatar Racing Limited, clinched the Group III Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot on Friday, 21 June 2013.

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Thrilling Contest in St James's Palace Stakes at London’s Royal Ascot

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Mushrae wins Derby Des Pur Sang Arabes – 4 ans Al Shahania Stud in Chantilly

HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan owned Mushrae (Munjiz-Djezika) continued his domination with a comfortable victory in the Derby Des Pur Sang Arabes – 4 ans Al Shahania Stud at Chantilly in France on Sunday, 16 May 2013.

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Poulain Kossack wins Qatar Cup in Netherlands

The tile “Qatar Cup” seems to carry good luck for Poulain Kossack, as the seven-year old Dutch horse was able to win another Qatar Cup title though in two different countries.

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Qatar is expected to have a strong contingent of runners in the Derby Des Pur Sang Arabes De 4 Ans sponsored by Al Shahania Stud to be run on Chantilly Racecourse in France on Sunday, 16 June 2013.

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Damis carries Qatar’s hopes in Duindigt

HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Faleh Al Thani owned Damis will be part of the line-up of the Qatar Cup, a Pure Arabian race for four years old and over, to be run over a distance of 1,900 metres to be held in Duindigt racecourse, Netherlands, on June 9

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Sheikh Fahad’s Just The Judge wins Irish 1000 Guineas

Qatar Racing Limited owned Just The Judge sporting the colours of HE Sheikh Fahad bin Abdullah bin Khalifa colours won the Irish 1000 Guineas at Curragh in Ireland on Sunday, 26 May 2013.

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Qatar will have a strong contingent of runners in the 2013 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe to be held at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris on October 6.

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Al Shahania Stud’s Flotilla wins French 1000 Guineas

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al-Thani owned Flotilla a winner at last year's Breeders' Cup, came late and fast to grab glory in the Poule Essai Des Pouliches

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Amico Mio wins End Of Season Cup

Jockey Marvin Suerland dazzled on the final day’s race meeting of the 2012-13 season with four wins including the main event at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (REC) on May 9.

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Al Mahdod wins Coupe Du Sud Ouest Des Pur Sang Arabes in France

HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al-Thani owned Al Mahdod clinched the Coupe Du Sud Ouest Des Pur Sang Arabes, a Group III contest for Pure Arabian at Bordeaux Le Bouscat on Wednesday.

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Al Nakhsh captures Club Breeders Cup

The curtains will come down on the 2012-13 racing season tomorrow and on the penultimate day – May 8, Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi owned and trained Al Nakhs