Saturday, September 26, 2020

DOHA, There is excitement in the air as international athletics makes a return to Doha at the final leg of the abridged version of the 2020 Wanda Diamond League at the Qatar Sports Club, home of athletics in Doha, on Friday, September 25.   A total of 27 Olympics and World medallists, including six reigning […]

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Al Shaqab Racing’s homebred AL MASHRAB (Style Vendome x Candicans) added a seventh victory to his scorecard in the Prix Albert Laborde at Dax, France, on Sunday, 13 September. While his win marked his return to the track after nearly a year out of competition, it confirmed that the five-year-old grey gelding has been hugely […]

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Doha, The Qatar Anti-Doping Commission held a training workshop for the players of Qatar national handball team.   The workshop briefed the players on the World Anti-Doping Code and International Standards in addition to the list of prohibited substances and the side effects of nutritional supplements.   The workshop also highlighted the athletes’ rights and […]

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Running in the colours of her breeder, Sheikh Faisal Bin Hamad Bin Jassim Al Thani, the three-year-old Purebred Arabian filly SAFAA (FR) (General x Sahaba Al Uraiq) opened her account at Dax, France on Sunday, 13 September when she won the Prix Saint-Laurent, a conditions race for three-year-old Purebred Arabians over seven furlongs. The grey […]

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H.H. Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Al Thani, Ambassador of Qatar, crowned the winners The Qatar Arc Trials day took place at ParisLongchamp on Sunday, 13 September 2020, with the runners aspiring for the biggest races and titles on the weekend of the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe lining up three weeks before the main […]

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Al Shaqab Racing’s filly AL DAWODIYA (IRE) (Gutaifan x Lillebonne) added her second win to her account in the Betway Fillies’ Handicap at Lingfield Park, on Saturday, 12 September. It was Sean Leavy, again, who steered the Richard Hannon-trained three-year-old bay filly, as he did on 6 August when she tasted victory for the first […]

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The two-year-old filly JUMAY (FR) (French Fifteen x Scandalous) made a perfect debut to her career as she won the Prix Imprimerie de l’Oudon at Cholet, France on Saturday 12 September. Owned and bred by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani, the chestnut filly presented her credentials well in the in the 1900-metre race […]

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In the colours of Qatar Racing Limited, TWILIGHT HEIR (Twilight Son / Xtrasensory) won on just his third start in the Median Auction Stakes on Tuesday, 8 September. The two-year-old colt had finished second on both his previous starts, justifying his favourite status coming into this contest. Ridden by Cieren Fallon, who has just been […]

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Bred and owned by Al Shaqab Racing, ALJALELA (Golden Horn x Shahah) broke her maiden for trainer Richard Hannon in the Betway Handicap at Lingfield on Monday, 7 September. The three-year-old filly was ridden out leaving the stalls by jockey Thore Hammer to take up a nice position in behind the leader in fifth position. […]

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