The draw ceremony for the two big races of HH The Emir’s Sword Festival was held on Wednesday at Doha’s St. Regis Hotel.
Umm Qarn’s MAJEED (Amer x Zabieh) stayed true to his top billing, winning the feature race on day one of HH The Emir’s Sword Festival on Thursday. However, Alban de Mieulle’s ward, a consistent performer among the locally-bred Arabians,
Al Hazm’s fruitful association with HH The Emir’s Silver Sword race will continue for the second straight year, it was announced at a press conference organized at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club on Tuesday.
The 2017 Emir’s Sword Festival which takes place in Doha, Qatar, on 23, 24, 25 February has attracted very strong international and national entries. The feature races take place on the Saturday to include the H.H The Emir’s Trophy
The Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC) is delighted to announce that an elegance contest for ladies will be organised on Saturday, 25 February 2017, at 1 pm at Al Rayyan Racecourse, at the sidelines of the HH The Emir’s Sword Festival.
WATHNAN CUP (Class 2 Thoroughbreds) On his longest trip so far at 1900m, Jassim Mohammed Ghazali trained BLACK BEACH (Footstepsinthesand x Eraadaat) turned in an impressive performance winning the feature on a sloppy dirt track, courtesy rains over the last few days in Doha. Both the colt's wins before Thursday were in six furlong sprints, while he had also registered a second place finish in December 2016 over 1100m.