Al Shaqab excelled at Anfa Racecourse, Casablanca on Sunday, 20 November. Al Shaqab’s horses dazzled at meeting, featuring the Prix The President Of The UAE Cup for pure Arabians, the Grand Prix of H.R.H Crown Prince El Hassan of Morocco (Gr 3 PA) and the Grand Prix of H.M. King Mohammed VI of Morocco (GR 3 PA).
ITORIO (Oratorio x Image Of) started off a new Qatar season with a win for the first time, with an impressive run under Champion Jockey Harry Bentley for trainer Mohammed Jassim Ghazali to win the mile-long Class 1 race on Thursday.
QATARI DIAR CUP (LISTED, 96-115) Champion Jockey Harry Bentley played a nice waiting game before racing Injaaz Stud's NINGARA (Singspiel x Garanciere) to an impressive win in the 2400m race for Thoroughbreds on the QREC turf. Early on, Darren Williams had Al Waab move
AL DAAYEN CUP (FOR PUREBRED ARABIANS) A thrilling duel between ISTIBDAD (AF Albahar x Mari Chou) and TM THUNDER STRUCK (Majd al Arab x Bonnett) headlined Tuesday’s race card with the former, owned by Injaaz Stud and ridden by Champion Jockey Harry Bentley, edging out the Umm Qarn horse by half a length to win the six-furlong sprint on dirt
AIN KHALED CUP (3YO THOROUGHBREDS – Rated 95 & BELOW) RECEDING WAVES (Dick Turpin-Welanga) had made three attempts at victory, over three different distances (1800m, 1600m and 1200m) since his arrival in Qatar. On Thursday, 10 November
Sons of Amer swept the top three spots in the feature race of the Race Meeting, organised by QREC on Wednesday, 09 November, with Injaaz Stud’s AL MARBOUSH (Amer-Qadira De Faust), winning the 1700m race for Local Purebred Arabians