FORT MOVILLE (Le Havre x Fancy Dance) halted a run of victories by COURTOFVERSAILLES (Giant's Causeway x Measure) when the former won the 2000m feature under Saleem Golam's ride at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club turf on Wednesday
The 50th annual Horserace Writers & Photographers Association (HWPA) Derby Awards supported by the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) was held at the Lancaster London on Monday, December 5, in presence of Nasser Sherida Al Kaabi, QREC General Manager, and over 550 people.
SRAAB (High Chaparral x Marie Dora) was handed a 1 ½ kg penalty for an impressive feature win last week over 1700m. On Thursday, however, not even a longer distance (1900m) could stop the mare from racing to a commanding six-length win for trainer Ahmed Kobeissi.
Gaetan Faucon rode HUMAM (General x Baby Leaune), trained by Frenchman Alban de Mieulle, to victory for the second straight race this season, when she won the mile long run for 3yo fillies on Wednesday.
ZMAN AWAL (Dubawi x Pivotal Lady) lived up to her favorite status when she won the Class 2 feature race over seven furlongs to register her sixth victory in 11 starts in Qatar. Mohannad Al Yaqout trained mare beat last year’s Oaks winner BRONZE MAQUETTE (Dark Angel x Precious Citizen) by the smallest of margins for a memorable victory
A week after finishing second in the Qatari Diar Cup last week, SRAAB (High Chaparral x Marie Dora) gave trainer Ahmed Kobeissi his first feature race win of the season when Saleem Golam guided the grey mare to victory in the 1700m run