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Al Ramzani saddles four winners for Al Jeryan Stud

Ghazali-trained Molheb Al Naif wins Losail Cup while jockey Carlos Henrique finishes with three wins.
Harry Bentley Guides Molheb Al Naif To Victory In The Lusail Cup. Photo Juhaim Babu
Harry Bentley guides Molheb Al Naif to victory in the Lusail Cup. Photo: Juhaim Babu

Al Jeryan Stud’s horses, trained by Hadi Nasser Rashid Al Ramzani, had a field day at the sixth meeting of the racing season, winning four of the nine races at the Qatar Equestrian and Racing Club.

Jockey Carlos Henrique steered three of the four winners.

The feature race – Losail Cup 1200M – was however won by Molheb Al Naif, ridden by Harry Bentley and trained by Mohammed Ghassim Ghazali, from the stables of Al Naif Racing. Ghazali-trained horses won just two races, the feature event and the penultimate race of the day, the Wathnan Cup.

There really was no looking past Molheb Al Naif in the Losail Cup, a race for Purebred Arabian colts and geldings. Molheb Al Naif had won three of its six races last season and as such came into Thursday’s race with a strong record. And with Bentley at the helm, the horse was a comfortable winner by 3.75 lengths.

Bentley rode home two winners on the day, the other being Alignement, trained by Ghazali.

But it was jockey Henrique, with three winners, who was the cynosure. He guided Venedegar – in the first race of the day, Djelamer in the Purebred Arabian Handicap and Al Lusail in the Al Wukair Cup.

Results

THOROUGHBRED MAIDEN PLATE (3-YEAR-OLDS, CLASS 6) 1,200M
1. Venedegar; RB: Carlos Henrique; TB: HNR Al Ramzani; OB: Al Jeryan Stud; WB: 0.75L; T: 01:11.09
THOROUGHBRED MAIDEN PLATE (Class 6)
1. Al Gazi; RB: Eduardo Pedroza; TB: ISI Al Malki; OB: FBHJ Al Thani; WB: 1.5L; T: 01:36.31
LOCAL THOROUGHBRED (3-YEAR-OLDS) 1,400M
1. Wadhah; RB: Ryan Curatolo; TB: MK Elahmed; OB: SRS Al Khayarin; WB: 5.35L; T: 01:25.33
PUREBRED ARABIAN CLAIMING RACE 1,600M
1. Akmar; RB: Soufiane Saadi; TB: AEM Du Mieulle; OB: SAO Al Hajri; WB: 1.25L; T: 01:46.44
PUREBRED ARABIAN HANDICAP 1,400M
1. AJS Al Maha; RB: Alexander Reznikov; TB: HNR Al Ramzani; OB: Al Jeryan Stud; WB: 0.50 L; T: 01:31.20
PUREBRED ARABIAN HANDICAP 2000M
1. Djelamer; RB: Carlos Henrique; TB: HNR Al Ramzani; OB: Al Jeryan Stud; WB: Shd; T: 02:22.26
AL WUKAIR CUP 1,600M
1. Al Lusail; RB: Carlos Henrique; TB: HNR Al Ramzani; OB: Al Jeryan Stud; WB: 1.5L; T: 01:35.56
WATHNAN CUP 2000M
1. Alignement; RB: Harry Bentley; TB: MG Ghazali; OB: KSJ Al Kuwari; WB: 2.50L; T: 02:02.63
LOSAIL CUP 1,200M
1. Molheb Al Naif; RB: Harry Bentley; TB: MG Ghazali; OB: Al Naif Racing; WB: 3.75L; T: 01:16.59
Note: RB=Ridden by; TB=Trained by; OB=Owned by; WB=Won by; T=Time