In the blue and white stars of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa al-Thani, Rajeh (Jaafer Asf), the leading Purebred Arabian 3-year-old in France, made easy work of the opposition in the Grand Prix de Sa Majeste? Le Roi Mohamed VI (Gr3 PA) in Casablanca, Morocco, on Sunday. Abdulrahman al-Mansoor Director of Al Shahania Stud was present and received the trophy.
Previously trained in France by François Rohaut, the two-time Group 1 winner is now in the care of Gassim Mohamed Ghazali. Ridden at Casablanca by Harry Bently, Rajeh sat on the rail throughout the race before easing to an 8-length victory.
The F. Sanchez-trained Ibn Gadir (Mared Al Shahra) finished in second place under I. Mendizabal, with the S. Corette-trained Fawzi Al Mels (BaseQ Al Khalediah) in third under T. Zergane.
From the first generation of horses bred by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Khalifa al-Thani’s Al Shahania Stud in France at the Haras des Cruchettes, Rajeh headed to Casablanca off a winning return to the track in Doha following an 8-month absence.
LEAVE A COMMENT Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*
Eriksen set for Inter exit as dream Italy move turns sour
Doha Diamond League on May 28
Beijing polish off rusty Melbourne
Shanghai edge Tokyo to revive hopes
Guardiola, Klopp welcome virus fan-return plan
Willis, Watson back in the England frame to face Wales
Goff’s late field goal lifts Rams past Buccaneers
NBA players meet Pope Francis to discuss social justice issues
Shershab is Al Shaqab Racing’s new homebred two-year-old winner