Bahrain to host international horserace
Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club’s Executive Director, Shaikh Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa, announced that Bahrain will be officially organising its first-ever international horserace. This high-profile event is scheduled to be held on November 22 at Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club in Sakhir, with the participation of various owners, trainers and horses from around the world.
The announcement came during Shaikh Salman bin Rashid’s media interviews on the sidelines of the prestigious Bahrain Trophy horserace, held at Newmarket, in the United Kingdom. Shaikh Salman affirmed that hosting an international horserace for the very first time in Bahrain is considered an unprecedented achievement in the history of Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club.
It can be of great benefit to the sport and to the Kingdom as a whole, as it highlights the country’s excellent standing in this field. He said that organising such an event is within the plans and goals of Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club’s High Committee, which aims to further contribute to the economic, tourism and sporting sectors in the Kingdom of Bahrain.