Ragdan wins Sheraouh Island Cup

Ragdan ridden by Alberto Sanna. Photo: Juhaim/QREC


Her Excellency Sheikha Yasmeen Bint Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s RAGDAN (FR) (Amer x Margouia) on his seasonal debut doubled his tally as he won the Sheraouh Island Cup. The Rudy Nerbonne-trained four-year-old colt took the 2000m run for four-year-old and older Purebred Arabians by a neck with Alberto Sanna in the saddle. Jabir (FR) (Al Mamun Monlau) and Ginkeau (FR) (Divamer) finished second and third respectively.  Saeed Mohammed Al Shafi presented the cup to Abdulrahman Al Mansour, Director of Al Shahania Stud.

Djafar ridden by David Allan. Photo: Juhaim/QREC


Al Ghazali Stud’s DJAFAR (FR) (Dahess x Badira) won the Purebred Arabian Guineas completing a hat-trick. The Jassim Ghazali-trained colt sped through the field under a well-timed ride from jockey David Allan to come out on top by one and a half lengths in mile-long run for four-year-olds. Tarek Du Soleil (FR) (Dahess) and First Classs (USA) (Dahess) landed the minor honours. Abdulla Rashid Al Kubaisi, QREC Racing Manager, presented the trophies to the winners.

Abida ridden by Carlos Henrique. Photo: Juhaim/QREC


Umm Qarn’s homebred ABIDA (QA) (Dahess x Altesse D’aroco) came with a late run under jockey Carlos Henrique to snatch victory in the 1400m Purebred Arabian Handicap (0-90) for three-year-olds by a neck for trainer Alban de Mieulle. Di Oco Py (FR) (Nizam) and Muthhil (QA) (Amer) completed the frame.

Al Ehdaashari ridden by Soufiane Saadi. Photo: Juhaim/QREC


Baida Al Gaa Farm started off the Guineas and Barzan Cups meeting with a winner in the Local Purebred Arabian Maiden Plate as the Zuhair Mohsen-trained AL EHDAASHARI (QA) (AF AlBahar x Woodyaan), ridden by Soufiane Saadi, prevailed by a neck in the closing stages of the 1400m for three-year-olds. Hardan (QA) (Assy) and Kandar (QA) (Al Mamun Monlau) completed the frame.

Source: Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club

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