Sabhea Awad Ibrahim’s DHERGHAM BU THAILA wins Al Mamoura Cup

The Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) organised the 48th race meeting in the 2021-22 season, Al Mamoura Cup Day, at the Al Rayyan Racecourse sand track on Wednesday, 13 April. The feature, Al Mamoura Cup, saw an impressive one-two for trainer Mohamed Khaled Elahmed in the colours of Sabhea Awad Ibrahim with DHERGHAM BU THAILA (QA) (Soviet Secret x Dualite) landing the spoils by one and three quarter lengths in front of his stablemate SARMAD BU THAILA (QA) (Soviet Secret), giving the trainer a second win and jockey Alberto Sanna a quick-fire double on the day. The runner-up was ridden by Szczepan Mazur. The Ahmed Hassan Al Malki Al Jehani-owned and Hamad Al Jehani-trained MATER (QA) (Footstepsinthesand) was further three lengths behind in third under Tadgh O’Shea.

Abdulla Rashid Al Kubaisi, QREC Racing Manager, presented the trophies to the winners.


In the penultimate race, trainer Hamad Al Jehani not only made it a quick-fire double, but also had a one-two in the Handicap (0-100) for 4YO+ Thoroughbreds with Yousuf Mubarak Al Kuwari’s I AM THUNDER (IRE) (Night Of Thunder x Martine’s Spirit) completing a double and winning the 1200m race by two lengths from his stablemate, the runner-up, the owned Onaiza Racing TILAAWAH (GB) (Showcasing), who was ridden by Rashid Ali Al-Marri.


In the sixth race, Hamad Ahmed Hassan Al Malki Al Jehani’s LATAM (FR) (TM Fred Texas x Ajdabya) was back to winning ways in the 1700m Handicap (0-95) for 4YO+ Purebred Arabians. The Hamad Al Jehani-saddled grey came with a strong run down the straight to win by a length and a half for jockey Al Moatasem Al Balushi.


In the fifth race, trainer Gassim Ghazali made it a quick-fire double as he was successful with Injaaz Stud’s MAHTHOUF (IRE) (Zoffany x Last Jewel) in the 1700m Handicap (0-80) for 3YO+ Thoroughbreds. Under Meteb Ali Al Saaq, the 4YO managed to hold on for victory edging the Al Azraq Stable-owned and Mohammed Ghazali-trained ANGELIC QUEEN (IRE) by a neck. The runner-up was ridden by Saleh Salem Al-Marri.


In the fourth race, Nasser Saeed Al Eida’s WUKAIR (QA) (Lancelot x Yamamah) was successful in the 1700m Handicap (0-80) for 4YO+ Local Thoroughbreds. Jockey Tadgh O’Shea managed to guide the Gassim Ghazali-trained 5YO to hold off the challenge of the Nasser Owaida Salem Al Hajri-owned and Owaida Salem Al Hajri-trained MAKSAB (QA) by a short head. The latter was ridden by Marco Casamento.


In the third race, Sheikh Faisal Bin Hamad Bin Jassim Al Thani’s homebred GOLD LILY (FR) (Galileo Gold x Rock Lily) bounced back to form to take the 1200m Handicap for 3YO Thoroughbreds in impressive style. The Mohamed Khaled Elahmed-trained filly gave jockey Anas Al Seyabi the simplest of tasks, winning by four lengths.


In the second race, Faisal Mohammed Al Naeimi’s CHROME (QA) (Pharfadet x Thekrayaat) won the 1200m Handicap (0-75) for 4YO+ Local Purebred Arabians. The Hadi Al Ramzani-trained 5YO showed a good turn of foot in closing stages to win by two and a half lengths under Shakir Al Balushi.


Saeed Bin Mubarak Saeed Aljafali Al Naimi’s homebred AL RAYYAN (FR) (Dahor De Brugere x Tidja D’ibos) kicked off the day with a half-length victory in the 1700m Maiden Plate for 4-6YO Purebred Arabians for trainer Ahmed Kobeissi and jockey Pranil Arvind.

Source: Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club

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