Umm Qarn’s TM Thunder Struck (Majd Al Arab-Bonnett) trounced the opposition en route to a thumping victory in the Qatar National Day Trophy, a Group II Pure Arabian contest, run over 2,000 metres
Khalifa Bin Sheail Al Kuwari owned Sandbetweenourtoes (Footstepinthesand-Callanish) recorded a pillar to post victory while annexing the Al Wajba Cup, a Thoroughbred Conditions race run over 1,100 metres
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
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