Paul Hensey has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Al Shaqab Racing and Breeding worldwide as part of an exciting restructure. Hensey was CEO of Rifa Mustang Europe for the past three years, prior to which he had been running The Curragh Racecourse and training grounds for fifteen years, providing him with considerable experience across all elements of the international Thoroughbred racing industry.
Al Shaqab Racing is HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani’s private Thoroughbred and Arabian racing and breeding operation, which has worldwide bases including in Qatar, France, England, Ireland, the USA and Australia. Haras de Bouquetot currently stands eight stallions including the likes of Shalaa, Toronado and Olympic Glory in France, while Mehmas and Galileo Gold stand at Tally Ho Stud in Ireland, and Mshawish as well as Khozan stand in the USA.

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