Racing at Meydan on Saturday officially featured a 2000m turf handicap, the Al Tayer Motors and Recordman landed the spoils, providing trainer Satish Seemar a third consecutive victory on the card and a second for jockey Tadhg O’Shea.
A 1400m handicap, which appears ultra-competitive having attracted a capacity field of 15, including AF Motaghatres, to be saddled by Ernst Oertel for his main patron Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda will be the highlight of Racing at Al Ain on Friday.
and to be partnered by the owner’s retained jockey, local champion Tadhg O’Shea.
Now an 8-year-old, after 20 starts he has won just once, his final appearance in his native France, over 1,700m on turf, in July 2018. He joined Mohd Ramadan, making a very pleasing local debut in a conditions race over the same 2,000m as Friday’s race.
The Abu Dhabi turf played host to six races on Sunday and UAE champion Jockey Tadhg O’Shea landed four consecutive races for a memorable four-timer, including doubles for both Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda and Ernst Oertel.
Racing at Meydan on Saturday was highlighted by a quality 1800m turf handicap, the Longines Spirit Collection Stakes, which would certainly not have been out of place at the 2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival,
The atmosphere at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club was electric on the third and final day of FBMA International Show Jumping Cup as 108 riders showcased their skills in 6 categories including the day’s grand finale, the Longines Grand Prix.
Improving three-year-old Alkandora makes her G3 debut in the Prix de Psyche over a mile and a quarter at Deauville, France, on Saturday. The Andre Fabre-trained filly, who is ridden by Mickael Barzalona,
Super sprinter Battaash produced another blistering performance on Friday, destroying his own track record to win the King George Stakes for a fourth time at Glorious Goodwood.
Three-year-old Alms looks to regain the winning thread when she finally gets the chance to run in the G2 Appalachian Stakes at Keeneland in US on Saturday.