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DOHA: Injaaz Stud’s Tamareen won the Qatar Cup, the feature event of the races at the Al Rayyan race track yesterday.
The winner is trained by Mubarak Al Khayarin and was ridden to victory by jockey Andrew Elliot.
Elliot beat 15 other horses to claim first place.
In second place was Gojeri - ridden by Sylvain Ruis - in the 1500m turf race.
Al Madina - trained by G Mikhalides - crossed the finish line in third spot to win the proze money of QR 80,000.
Tamareen won the top prize of QR 45,000 while Gojeri - also trained by Mikhalides - secured the second prize of QR 17,600.
Results: First race: Smiling Assasin (Mark Lawson) 1, Shaqran 2, Apache 3, Aasayel 4. Won by: Shd, 1, 1/2. Time: 1:28.81.
Trained by: Ibrahim Al Malki. Owned by: Ibrahim Saeed Al Malki
Second race: Marinus (Richard Mullen) 1, Majd Al Shajaa 3, Halik 3, Hatta Diamond 4. Won by: 1/2, 3/4, 1 3/4. Time: 1:32.41.
Trained by: Ahmed Kobeissi. Owned by: Mohammed Kazim Al Ansari and Sons
Third race: Shakeemah (David Bouland) 1, Tameh 2, Al Mustanfir 3, Haizum 4. Won by: 1/2, 1 2/, Hd. Time: 1:33.24.
Trained by: Alban de Mieulle. Owned by: Umm Qarn
Fourth race: Marked Card (Romain Perruchoit) 1, Seema 2, Orientalist 3, Onebytheknows 4. Won by: 1, 2 1/2, 1/2. Time: 1:31.37. Trained by: Osama al-Dhafi. Owned by: Osama Omar al-Dhafa
Fifth race: Jusoor (Marvin Suerland) 1, Divamer 2, Al Jeali 3, Won by: 3/4, 1 1/2, 1. Time: 1:46.69. Trained by: Alban de Mieulle. Owned by: Umm Qarn
Sixth race: Tamareen (Andrew Elliot) 1, Gojeri 2, Al Madina 3, Sydney Harbour 4. Won by: 1/2, 1, Shd. Time: 1:31.46.
Trained by: Mubarak al-Khayarin. Owned by: Injaaz Stud
It was the second race meeting to be held in successive days.
On Wednesday, Jassim Al Ghazali trainined Jelmud won the Al Hamla Cup who won with a time of 1 min 19:45 secs.
The next race meeting to be hosted by the Racing and Equestrian Club (REC) will be on November 7. THE PENINSULA