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Al Jellaby favourite for feature race

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Fri, 14 Feb 2020


SIX feature races in a card of seven are the highlights of today’s horse racing at Rashid Equestrian and Horse Racing Club in Sakhir.

Al Jellaby, owned by Al Mohamediya Racing, trained by Osama Hashim and to be ridden by Abdulla Faisal, is the favourite to win the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cup for imported horses carrying a cash prize of BD3,000 and to be run over 1,600 metres, starting at 5pm. Coolagh Forest and Balestra are the second and third favourites respectively.

Jazeel, owned by Victorious, trained by Hehsam Al Haddad and to be ridden by Adrie De Vries, is tipped to win the Bahrain Jewellery Centre Cup for imported horses carrying a cash prize of BD3,000 and to be run over 2,400 metres, starting at 4.35pm.

Douglas and Saajid are the second and third favourites respectively.

Sadara, owned by Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, trained by James Naylor and to be ridden by Abdulla Faisal, looks in best shape to win the Porsche Cup for locally bred horses carrying a cash prize of BD3,000 and to be run over 1,400 metres, starting at 4.10pm.

Ramani and Yaoud are the second and third favourites respectively.

There are 20 horses in the fray for the Porsche Cup, a handicap race, carrying a cash prize of BD3,000 and to be run over 1,400 metres, starting at 3.45pm.

Tuwaisan 1762, owned by Victorious, trained by Yousif Taher and to be ridden by Abdulla Faisal, is the favourite to win the Chevron Cup for Arabian horses carrying a cash prize of BD2,000 and to be run over 1,200 metres, starting at 3.20pm.

Al Musannah 1724 and Al Mlolesh 1748 are the second and third favourites respectively.

Safwa, owned by Shaikh Isa bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, trained by James Naylor and to be ridden by Andrew Elliott, is tipped to win the race for locally bred horses carrying a cash prize of BD2,000 and to be run over 1,200 metres, starting at 255pm.

Blue Angel and Shajer are the second and third favourites respectively.

The day’s action begins at 2.30pm with six horses battling it out for the Bahrain Jewellery Centre Cup, a handicap race carrying a cash prize of BD2,000 and to be run over 2,000 metres.

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