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Bahrain’s first international horse race

November 20 - 26, 2019

Gulf Weekly Naman Arora
By Naman Arora

Gulf Weekly Bahrain’s first international horse race

Bahrain’s first international horse race, the Bahrain International Trophy, takes place this Friday at Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club in Sakhir, with the participation of various owners, trainers and horses from around the world. Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club’s Executive Director, Shaikh Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa, said, “Hosting an international horserace for the very first time in Bahrain is 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 of Bahrain as a whole, as it highlights the country’s excellent standing in this field.” There are six preliminary races planned for the afternoon starting at 2pm, with prizes ranging from BD3000 to BD7000. The race for the Bahrain International Trophy will be at 4:35pm. The event is open to the public free of cost with entertainment for the entire family, including children’s activities, as well as food and drinks. For more details, call 17440330.

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