For the second year in succession, Al Shaqab Racing's Al Jazi wins the Group Three seven-furlong L'Ormarins Queens Plate Oak Tree Stakes. She is trained in France by Francois Rohaut and was sent off the favourite.
The six-furlong Group Two Qatar Richmond Stakes was won by Barraquero, trained by the Manton-based Brian Meehan for Manton Thoroughbreds sporting the late Robert Sangster silks.
It was a Qatari one-two at Goodwood this afternoon as Tayf fought hard to just edge out Ebraz by a nose on the line in the Qatar International Stakes (Gr1PA)
MATCHBOOK BETTING EXCHANGE STAKES WINNER FOR THE QUEEN AFTER FABRICATE FINISHES SECOND.The Qatar Goodwood Festival opened with a winner for Her Majesty The Queen, but only after lots of drama and a stewards' enquiry.
Djelamer successfully returned in the President of the UAE Cup (Gr3 PA) at Ostende, Belgium, on Monday 31 July. The Kalifa Bin Hamad Al Attiyah-owned colt had not raced for a year. After cantering in the middle of the field, he showed himself very courageous to come and beat Al Shaqab Racing’s Al Hayyem by a head.
Al Shaqab Racing’s Lwsail won the Jebel Ali Racecourse Za’abeel International Stakes (Gr1 PA) very easily on Sunday, 30 July, at Newbury. He won from pillar to post, passing the post detached from Barnamaj and Macallan.