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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14 horses aspire for QREC UK Arabian Derby Taraf, Aden and Majd Al Uraiq carry Qatari hopes

Fourteen top-class horses and their connections look forward to Thursday, 25 September 2014 with hopes to win the Group 1 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club UK Arabian Derby. During the supplementary entry stage on 17 September 2014

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QREC is Organizing Horse Sale Auction

Friday, 19 September 2014 at 03:30 pm Thoroughbred Horse Auction...

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Qatar’s horses dazzle and dominate in Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Trials

Winner of the Qatar Prix du Petit Couvert (Gr3) in 2013 – in a dead heat with Dibajj, Mirza was once again successful in this prep race for the Qatar Prix de l’Abbaye de Longchamp (Gr1).

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Al Atique wins QREC Harwood International Stakes at Doncaster claiming Group 1 prize for Qatar

Al Atique in the colours of owner and breeder His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani beat a field of 12 rivals to land the UK's most valuable race for pure bred Arabians, the £150,000 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Harwood International

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Runners, riders and draw declared for QPAT Trials

France Galop revealed the list of runners and riders as well as the stall numbers for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Trials today, Friday, 12 September 2014 at 11.30am

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Qatar Racing Limited’s Kiyoshi wins Sceptre Stakes at Doncaster

Kiyoshi was one of the best 2yos in Europe last year, when notably winning the Albany Stakes (Gr3) at Royal Ascot and finishing third behind Vorda in the Cheveley Park Stakes

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QREC Harwood International Stakes features 13 runners Al Mouhannad is the “one to beat”

A field of 13 has been declared for the £150,000 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes (Group 1 PA), the UK’s richest value race for Pure Bred Arabians, which takes place at Doncaster on Saturday, 13 September, as part of the Ladbrokes St Leger card.

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

On Wednesday 10th September, France Galop announced the entries for the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy for Colts and the Qatar Arabian Trophy for Fillies (Grs1 PA), which will take

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Fifteen Qatari Entries in Arabian Group 1s at Arc Weekend

Two Grs1 for Purebred Arabians will take place on the weekend of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe : the Qatar Arabian World Cup and the Qatar Total Arabian Trophy des Juments. No less than 15 representatives of the Al Thani feature in the entries

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Smart Entries for Qatar Arc Trials

Qatar will be well represented on Qatar Arc Trials day, on Sunday, 14 September 2004, at Longchamp. The first forfeit stage for the Group races took place on Wednesday morning

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Qatar Petroleum International Ltd announced as Qatar Arabian World Cup sponsor

Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) has announced Qatar Petroleum International Ltd (QPI) as the exclusive sponsor of the world’s richest race for purebred Arabians, the Qatar Arabian World Cup, which will be run at Lonchamp, Paris on Sunday, 5 October, 2014

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Shahah wins Prix D’aumale

The Al Shaqab Racing representative Shahah was the surprise winner of the Prix d’Aumale, a Group 3, 1,600-metre race, for 2yo fillies, on September 9th at Chantilly...

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Qatar Racing Limited’s Cappella Sansevero wins Tower Stakes in Curragh

A Listed winner, second to The Wow Signal in the Coventry Stakes (Gr2) and third in the Phoenix Stakes (Gr1), Qatar Racing Limited’s Cappella Sansevero lined up as a serious

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Entries released for QREC sponsored races at Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Weekend

The entries for Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe weekend were released on Wednesday, 27 August. Five Group QREC-sponsored races will be held on Saturday, 4 October, and five Group 1 races on Sunday, 5 October, Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe day

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Entries released for QREC sponsored Arc Trial Races at Longchamp

France Galop have released the entries for the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe trial races, to be run on 14 September, and notably the Qatar Prix Vermeille (Gr1), which has had 31 female entries...

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Al Shaqab Racing’s The Wow Signal wins Darley Prix Morny in Deauville

Al Shaqab Racing’s colt The Wow Signal blew away the public in Deauville, when winning the Darley Prix Morny, a Group 1 reserved for two-year-olds on Sunday, 24 August 2014.

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To all Horse Owners, Trainers and Breeders

The Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) is organising a horse sale/auction, at the Horse Parade Ring opposite QREC Grandstand, on Saturday, 20 September 2014.

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French raiders dominate QREC UK Arabian Derby entries

French raiders dominate the 10 initial entries received for the QREC UK Arabian Derby (Group 1 for 4 year olds only) at Newmarket Racecourse on Thursday, 25 September

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Al Shaqab Racing dominates in Deauville Bint Jakkarta and Al Mourtazez champions of Al Rayyan and Doha Cups

The easy winner of the Shadwell Prix Razzia III (Gr3 PA), Bint Jakkarta QA, who runs in the colours of Al Shaqab Racing, took on the colts for the first time in the Al Rayyan Cup (Gr1 P/A), on Saturday, 16 August 2014, at Deauville

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Qatar holds strong hand for Doncaster showpiece

Qatari owners are represented by seven of the 18 initial entries made for the £150,000 Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club Harwood International Stakes (Group 1 PA), the UK’s highest value race for Pure Bred Arabians

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Six horses carry Qatari hopes in QREC-sponsored Al Rayyan and Doha Cups in Deauville

Mindza attempts to retain unbeaten record in Al Rayyan Cup Mindza, who runs in the colours of Qatari owner Hassan Al Matwi, will attempt to continue her unbeaten

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HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Djainka des Forges wins Shadwell Arabian Stallions Hatta International Stakes at Newbury

Djainka des Forges was the easy winner of the Shadwell Arabian Stallions Hatta International Stakes (Gr1 P/A) on Sunday, 10 August, at Newbury, England

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20 horses preparing for QREC sponsored Al Rayyan and Doha Cups

Sponsored by the Qatar Equestrian Racing Club (QREC), the Al Rayyan Cup and the Doha Cup (Gr1 P/A) will take place at Deauville Racecourse, France on 16 August 2014

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Osaila wins Princess Margaret Juddmonte Stakes (Gr3) at Ascot

Osaila provided another Group success for Al Shaqab Racing when winning the Princess Margaret Juddmonte Stakes (Gr3) at Ascot. This was also another two year old Group success for Al Shaqab Racing, after the victory of The Wow Signal

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QREC continues promoting Arabian horse racing worldwide

POULAIN KOSSACK QREC-sponsored Qatar Near Wellington Cup in Belgium

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Al Mourtazez wins Prix Dormane at La Teste (France)

A decent second in the Qatar Derby des Pur-Sang Arabe de 4ans (L) on June 15th in Chantilly, Al Mourtazez was the easy winner of the Prix Dormane (Gr3 PA)

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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Charm Spirit wins Prix Jean Prat (Gr 1) at Chantilly

By winning the Prix Jean Prat (Gr1), on Monday, 14 July 2014, at Chantilly, Charm Spirit lived up to his connections’ expectations and belief that he is a Group 1 horse. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s three-year-old colt carried His Highness’s colours to Group

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Another victory for Qatar in Europe Hassan Al Matwi’s Mindza wins Qatar Coupe de France des Chevaux Arabes

Mindza, who belongs to Qatari owner Hassan Al Matwi, retained her unbeaten record in three starts when winning the Qatar Coupe de France des Chevaux Arabe (Gr1 PA), on Monday, 30 June 2014, at Chantilly

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Mindza at Fore of Runners in Qatar Coupe de France des Chevaux Arabe

Mindza (Munjiz), who belongs to Qatari owner Hassan Al Matwi and is trained in Belgium by Glem Braem, created a stir on her two starts in Doha last winter. She was the comfortable winner of those races and should fly the flag for Qatar

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QREC sponsored Qatar Coupe de France des Chevaux Arabe awaits new winner

Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club sponsored Qatar Coupe de France des Chevaux Arabe (Gr1 P/A) will take place on Monday, 30 June at Chantilly, France.

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Al Shaqab Racing's Baitha Alga wins Norfolk Stakes (GR2) at Royal Ascot

After the Coventry Stakes (Gr2) was won by The Wow Signal, Al Shaqab Racing shone in yet another two-year-old race at Royal Ascot, the Norfolk Stakes (Gr2) run on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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HH the Emir attends Royal Ascot Horse Racing Festival

HH the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al -Thani attended the Royal Ascot horse racing festival, which was held at Ascot Racecourse England, yesterday 18 June 2014

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Al Shaqab Racing's Toronado Wins Queen Anne Stakes (Gr1) at Royal Ascot

Almost 300 days after his last run, in the Juddmonte International Stakes (Gr1) de York (Gr1 – 6th), Toronado made a winning return to the track in the Queen Anne Stakes (Gr1) on 17 June 2014.

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Al Shaqab Racing's The Wow Signal wins Coventry Stakes (Gr2) at Royal Ascot

Al Shaqab Racing’s The Wow Signal won the Coventry Stakes (Gr2), the top 2yo race at Royal Ascot on Tuesday, 17 June 2014.

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QREC sponsored Qatar Derby des Pur-Sang Arabe de 4ans (L) a success at Chantilly

Sir Bani Yas fought a hard 2,000-metre battle at Chantilly on Sunday, 15 June 2014, to win the Qatar Derby des Pur-Sang Arabes des 4ans (L). Jean-François Bernard’s charge

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Qatar Derby des Pur-Sang Arabe des 4ans (L)

14 candidates to attempt to emulate Mushrae

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Umm Qarn’s Charm Spirit wins Prix Paul de Moussac at Chantilly

After his performance in the Guineas (Gr1) in Newmarket, Charm Spirit was the logical favourite for the Prix Paul de Moussac (Gr3), which was run at Chantilly, France

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16 ENTERED IN THE QATAR DERBY DES PUR-SANG ARABES DES 4ANS

Sponsored by the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, the Qatar Derby des Pur-Sang Arabes de 4ans (L) featured 16 entries on Friday, 6 June 2014, morning, including five Qatari bred horses.

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Qatar Racing’s horses dazzle in UK and Ireland and head to Royal Ascot

Hot Streak clinches Temple Stakes (GR 2) and Purr Along wins Lanwades Stud Stakes (GR 3)

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Al Shaqab Racing continues excellence on Europe’s racecourses Olympic Glory wins Jlt Lockinge Stakes (Gr1) at Newbury

Al Shaqab Racing’s representative Olympic Glory won on his first run back in the JLT Lockinge Stakes (Gr1), at Newbury on Saturday

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112 rivals for TREVE in Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe 2014

France Galop released the initial entries for this year’s edition of Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Wednesday, 14 May. The Group 1 event is reserved for three-year-old and older horses over 2,400 metres

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Al Shaqab Racing’s Farh inaugurates Qatar’s victory season in Europe and wins the Prix Nefta (Gr2 PA) in France

A close third in this race last year, Farh FR (Nizam) once again gave her all on the track to win the Prix Nefta (Gr2 PA) title at Bordeaux Le Bouscat racecourse on Monday 12 May 2014

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Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 2014

First entries for Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 2014

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2013/2014 Season .. Another Success by QREC

THE curtain came down on a historic season for Qatar at the Racing and Equestrian Club when Jassim Ghazali and Harry Bentley consolidated their places as the leading trainer and the leading jockey respectively

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Mojave Desert wins End Of Season Cup, Mindza triumphs in Club Breeder Trophy

Majid Safedeen trained Mojave Desert’s won the End Of Season Cup,a Thoroughbred Conditions race, the main event of the eight event card on the concluding day of the season

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My Sharona wins Mesaimeer Cup, Asser pips Majd in thrilling Ras Laffan Cup victory

Sheikha Mariam Bint Mishal Bin Hamad Al Thani’s My Sharona (Dark Angel-Tanda Tula) proved too superior to the opposition while winning the Mesaimeer Cup...

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THE RICHEST FLAT RACES ON TURF.

PRIZE-MONEY INCREASE FOR QATAR PRIX DE L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE AND THE QATAR ARABIAN WORLD CUP,

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Al Atique wins Al Mushereb Cup Abeer triumphs in Al Ghariya Cup Al Hareth dazzles with Umm Bab Cup victory

Julian Smart trained Al Atique came up with a dazzling display while clinching the Al Mushereb Cup, a Pure Arabian Conditions race at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Thursday, April 24. Jockey Alberto Sanna was astride the winner.

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Botanic Garden wins Umm Qarn Cup

Khalifa Bin Sheail Al Kuwari’s Botanic Garden made every post a winning one as he raced away to a start to finish victory in the Umm Qarn Cup

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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

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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

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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

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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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