Hassan Ali Abdulmalik owned Ponfeigh (Teofilo-Water Fountain), the winner of the Barzan Cup put in a dazzling display to overhaul Umm Qarn’s Quatorze and annex HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani Trophy, a Class 1 Thoroughbred race for three year olds
Jockey Stephen Ladjadj gave a back to back double for Injaz Stud when he piloted Al Safi to a narrow win over Al Anga in the Muraikh Cup, a race for four years and old Pure Arabians, whch highlighted the races at the Racing and Equestrian Club on Friday, December 11. The Jassim Al Ghazli saddled Al Safi spared three fourth length at the finish, while Zameer and Aden were third nd fourth.
Contrary to expectations, four-time Grade 1 winner Tonalist – the horse who beat Triple Crown-seeking California Chrome in last year's Belmont Stakes - has been retired to Lane's End Farm, where he will stand for a fee of $40,000
The barriers have been drawn for Sunday's Group I Hong Kong Cup (2000m) at Sha Tin with mixed results for the Aussie duo of Criterion and Lucia Valentina.
Italian-born, British-based Lanfranco “Frankie” Dettori was honoured as the recipient of the 2015 Longines World’s Best Jockey Award
Khalifa Bin Sheail Al Kuwari owned Ain Jalout (AF Albahar-Fahouara) stretched out nicely in the final furlong and went away to win the Qatar Derby Trial for four-year-old Pure Arabians at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) on Thursday, December 10.