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Trick of the Light favourite to bag feature race

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Fri, 09 Nov 2018


TWO feature races in a card of seven are the highlight’s of the second week’s horse racing at the Rashid Equestrian and Horse Racing Club in Sakhir today.

The top race of the day is for the Late Abdulhadi Al Afoo Cup carrying a cash prize of BD2,000 and to be run over 1,200 metres straight, starting at 4.30pm.

Of the 13 horses in the fray, Trick of the Light, owned by Aradous Racing, trained by Abdulla Kuwaiti and to be ridden by Richard Oliver, is the favourite to win this race ahead of its nearest challengers Prince Bonnaire and Suspect Package.

The second feature race, carrying a cash prize of BD1,500, is for the Al Shakhir Cup for Arabian horses to be run over 1,200 metres, starting at 2.50pm.

Al Saqlawy 1564, owned by Al Wasmiya trained by Abdulla Kuwaiti and to be ridden by Ali Samir, is tipped to win this race.

Al Rabda 1558 and Al Hamdanieh 1637 are the second and third favourites respectively.

The day begins at 2pm with the race for locally bred horses carrying a cash prize of BD2,000 and to be run over 1,200 metres.

Duwaliya, owned by Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, trained by James Naylor and to be ridden by Andrew Elliott, looks in best shape to win this race.

Favourites

Shomukh and Hasbah are the second and third favourites respectively.

Yaoud, owned by Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, trained by James Naylor and to be ridden by Andrew Elliott, is expected to win the handicap race carrying a cash prize of BD2,000 and to be run over 1,000 metres straight, starting at 2.25pm.

Magsood and Mohaayedah are expected to give the favourite a run for its money.

The race for imported horses, carrying a cash prize of 2,000 and to be run over 1,000 metres straight, starting at 3.15pm, has attracted a small field of four horses.

But Kahrab, owned and trained by Yousif Alboainain and to be ridden by Abdulla Faisal, looks in best shape to win this race ahead of its nearest challengers Torqit and Philadelphia.

Emerald, owned by the Late A Rasool K Darwish Stable, trained by Abdulla Haji and to be ridden by Andrew Elliott, starts as the favourite in the race for imported horses carrying a cash prize of BD2,000 and to be run over 1,800 metres, starting at 3.40pm.

American Artist and Fencing are the second and third favourites respectively.

Wayne Looney, owned by H and R Stables trained by Alan Smith and to be ridden by Rosie Jessop, is tipped to win the race for locally bred horses carrying a cash prize of BD2,000 and to be run over 1,600 metres, starting at 4.05pm.

Shamikh and Caped Crusader are the second and third favourites respectively.

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