In the Prix Jean Luc Lagaradere (Grand Criterium), Group 1 race, it was celebration time for Qatar and H.E. Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani as his horse Olympic Glory won at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris on Sunday, October 7.
Qatar horses have done well in the recent editions of Qatar Prix Jean Luc Lagardere, with Al Shaqab Racing’s Olympic Glory winning the Group 1 race in 2012, and last year Galileo Gold finishing third in the race, kickstarting a successful season.
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani and H.E. Sheikh Joann Bin Hamad Al Thani watched the new Arabian racing star Al Mourtajez and Qatar's
Al Emadi Enterprises, who are the sponsors of the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere until 2017 are keen to extend the contract until 2022.
Al Emadi Enterprises extended its support for Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) as the title sponsor of HH The Emir Trophy
Karakontie had to fight a grim battle with Spanish raider Noozhoh Canarias to win the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at the Longchamp on Sunday.
Al Emadi Enterprises announced, in a press conference hosted by the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (REC)