Beauchamp Bagenal clinched the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cup in the 15th race of the season held by the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club yesterday.
Supreme Council for Youth and Sports first deputy chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa attended the eight-race event held for cups of the Bahrain Jewellery Centre, Porsche (sponsored by Behbehani Motors), Chevron, Irish Thoroughbred Marketing and the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club.
KHK Racing’s Beauchamp Bagenal, trained by Hesham Al Haddad and ridden by Husain Makki, won the eighth race of the day. The 1,600m event was held for imported horses three years old and above and carried a prize of BD3,000.
MKAR Racing’s Coolagh Forest, trained by Haider Ebrahim and ridden by Andrea Atzeni, finished second, followed by Isa Mahmood Al Seddiqi’s Kinks, trained by Hesham Al Haddad and ridden by George Wood, as well as Al Mohamediya Racing’s Prince Elzaam, trained by Jaber Ramadhan and ridden by Seamus Cronin.
Al Sairafi Syndicate’s Alabrar edged past Al Mohamediya Racing’s Bond’s Boy to lift the REHC Cup and earn BD2,000 in the seventh race (1,600m), held for imported class 4 and maiden horses, four years old and above.
The sixth race held for Bahrain Jewellery Centre Cup saw Esnaad Racing’s Glen Force edging out Shaikh Salman bin Ahmed Al Khalifa’s Bataar for a prize of BD3,000. The 2,400m race featured imported horses of all classes, three years old and above.
Al Adiyat Racing’s Alenjandro got the better of Abdulla Fawzi Nass’ Campolina in the fifth race, also for the Bahrain Jewellery Centre Cup. Alenjandro pocketed BD3,000 in the 1,800m race, held for horses rated (0-55 / local bred) three years and above.
The fourth race orgainsed for the Porsche Cup was won by Shaikh Isa bin Duaij bin Salman bin Mubarak Al Khalifa’s Aluqair. The 1,400m race was held for BD3,000 prize among imported horses rated (0-75) three years old and above.
The third race, also held for the Porsche Cup, witnessed the victory of Al Afoo Racing Stable’s Ramani over Abdulla Fawzi Nass’ Dance Monkey for a prize of BD3,000.
Abdulla Fawzi Nass’ Breathtaking clinched the second race ahead of Shaikh Isa bin Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalifa’s Shajer. KHK Racing’s Obeyan 1777 bagged the Chevron Cup after beating Al Roudha’s Krushan 1793.
Shaikh Khalid received the Chevron Cup from the company’s representative Khalid Hejazi.
He also received the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cup from REHC executive director Shaikh Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa.
Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa received the Bahraini Jewellery Centre Cup from managing director Ahmed Chirazi.
Shaikh Salman presented the REHC Cup owner Ahmed Al Sairafi.