H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani's REDA (Burning Sand x Ba'scherit) emerged victorious under Harry Bentley in the Dubai Kahayla Classic, handing trainer Julian Smart his second USD 1 million win in as many months on Saturday.
The trio of Leading Owner, Champion Trainer and Champion Jockey got together to snap up the feature on Thursday. Trained by Jassim Mohammed Ghazali, who otherwise had a quiet evening, PLEASELETMEWIN (Power x Jacaranda Ridge) registered his first victory in Qatar.
Mohanned Jassim Al Yaqoot owned KARRAAR (Dubawi x Maghya) overcame a slow start to win the nine furlong feature race on dirt, which saw quality opposition including 2016 Al Biddah Mile winner Opera Baron among others, in style at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club on Wednesday.
Jassim Mohammed Ghazali trained ALTARSHEED (Lilbourne Lad x Lilakiya) continued with his great run in Qatar this season, notching up his third victory from five races, apart from two runner-up finishes.
Mohammed Jassim Ghazali’s ward ITORIO (Oratorio x Image Of) bounced back from a forgettable performance on his last outing three weeks ago with a win in the nine furlong feature on dirt under Pierantonio Convertino’s ride on Wednesday.
ABHA QATAR and TEHAMA BALLALINA emerged as the Stallions and Mares champion respectively after three days of competition in the 26th Qatar International Arabian Horse Show, which concluded on Sunday, at the Indoor Arena of Al Shaqab.