The Qatar Racing And Equestrian Club

The Qatar Racing And Equestrian Club

The Qatar Racing And Equestrian Club

The Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) was established in the early 1960s and was officially made public in 1975. QREC is mandated with representing, promoting and advancing equine and equestrian initiatives from grassroots programs to the international arena. Focused on equestrian sport and horse welfare, QREC is dedicated to promoting Qatar as a world-class hub for horse racing and a leader in the pure Arabian breed.

QREC works in collaboration with local bodies dedicated to achieving excellence in planning, regulating and developing Qatar’s racing industry to reflect the world's best practices. 

By harnessing innovation and excellence, and driven by professionalism and integrity, QREC hopes to bring the joy of racing and breeding to the wider public.

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Ebraz wins Triple Crown, French King races to a double at HH The Amir Sword Festival 2020

Ebraz wins Triple Crown, French King races to a double at HH The Amir Sword Festival 2020

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Ebraz wins Triple Crown, French King races to a double at HH The Amir Sword Festival 2020

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In the presence of HH The Amir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Ebraz and HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s French King played out a repeat of last year’s results winning the two, USD 1 million each, features of the HH The Amir Sword Festival 2020 at Al Rayyan Park, Qatar, on Saturday.

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Second triumph for Qatar in Kahayla Classic at Dubai World Cup meeting

Second triumph for Qatar in Kahayla Classic at Dubai World Cup meeting

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Second triumph for Qatar in Kahayla Classic at Dubai World Cup meeting

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Reda (QA) may have been a last minute invitee to the US$1m, Group 1 Dubai Kahayla Classic Empowered by IPIC over 2000m at Meydan’s World Cup meeting on March 26th, but there was nothing last minute about his relentless surge up the home straight, resulting in a dominant two and a half lenghts victory.

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Qatar International Derby

Qatar International Derby

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Qatar International Derby

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German trainer Andreas Wohler won the US$500,000, Qatar International Derby (2000m) with Makfi colt Noor Al Hawa (FR), ridden by Adrie de Vries, at Al Rayyan Racecourse at Doha on Thursday, December 29th, 2016, to make it two years in succession that German-trained runners have won the race.

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Asian Racing Federation Special Feature - Racing in Qatar

Asian Racing Federation Special Feature - Racing in Qatar

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Asian Racing Federation Special Feature - Racing in Qatar

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Qatar International Racing Festival

Qatar International Racing Festival

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Qatar International Racing Festival

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Dubday (GB) under Frankie Dettori recorded back to back victories in the Group 1 HH The Emir’s Trophy for Al Shaqab Racing on February 26th at the Qatar International Racing Festival.

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Qatar International Festival

Qatar International Festival

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Qatar International Festival

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The annual highlight of The Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club's racing calendar is the Qatar International Equestrian Sword Festival, taking place from the 24th to the 26th of February. First held in March 2001, the Festival has grown in stature with international horses, trainers and jockeys from Qatar, Dubai and Oman competing.