On a spectacular opening day of the 23rd Qatar National Arabian Horse Show, H.E. Sheikh Alqaqa Bin Hamad Al Thani’s KHAWLA AL RAYYAN and Al Nasser Stud’s AREEB AL NASSER emerged as gold champions of the Filly and Colt Foal Championships respectively at the Longines Indoor Arena at Al Shaqab on Friday.
Among attendees on the first day of the four-day event, which will conclude on January 25, 2021, were Al Nasser Stud owner H.E. Sheikh Nawaf Bin Nasser Al Thani and Al Shaqab Breeding and Show Department Director H.E. Sheikh Hamad Bin Ali Al Thani.
In the Filly Foal Championship, Khawla Al Rayyan impressed the judges enough to win the championship ahead of Al Thumama Stud’s JALYLA AT and Al Nasser Stud’s TIBRAH AL NASSER, who were placed second and third respectively.
Al Nasser Stud had a gold champion in the Colt Foal Championship with Areeb Al Nasser adjudged as the winner. GHAITH AL SHAQAB, owned by Al Shaqab – Member of QF, won silver, while Al Hazza Stud’s BAGHDAD AL HAZZA won bronze.
Mohammed Al Sulaiti’s AL BARIZ LEMBARAK impressed the judges the most to top Yearling Colts Class 6A. Al Mashrab Stud’s FATAH AL SHAHANIA and Al Sraiya Stud’s GAZWAN AL SRAIYA earned second and third place respectively. Al Nasser Stud’s NASHWAN AL NASSER and Al Watan Stud’s NUSAIR AL NASSER rounded out the top five in the class.
In Yearling Colts Class 6B, Al Jassimya Farm’s WADEE AL JASSIMYA bagged the top spot with HADER AL SHAQAB, owned by Al Shaqab – Member of QF, and Mohammed Rashid Al Shahrani’s SAQR AL SAFINAT taking second and third spot respectively. Al Sraiya Stud’s SHEHAB AL SREYA was fourth, while Al Marroona Stud’s NASSER AL MAROONA was fifth.
Source: Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club