SAINT-CLOUD (FRA), 29th September 2017
Gr. I PA - 3 year old colts - 2,000m - € 100,000
The victory of Rajeh
(Jaafer Asf) in the Qatar Arabian Trophy des Poulains (Gr. I PA) will mark a turning point in the evolution of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s stable, who was present at Saint-Cloud. Rajeh is from the first crop of horses bred by Al Shahania at Haras des Cruchettes in Normandy. He is also by their resident sire, Jaafer Asf
(Amer), who has done very well from a small book of mares. Finally, Rajeh attests to the Sheikh’s volition to have more horses in France to aim for the good three year old races. Mission accomplished.
Above the rest
A smart winner of the Prix Chéri Bibi (Gr. III PA), Rajeh has lived up to the high regard that his connections have for him, staying unbeaten from three starts. Somoud
(Munjiz) led in the early stages, followed by Arghad
(Munjiz). Rajeh sat mid-division before pulling clear halfway down the straight. He won in an impressive manner by a three length margin. Rodess du Loup
(Dahess) finished a good second by short margin in front of Goumoh
A 100% Pau podium
Français Rohaut’s runners took first and third place. The Pau based trainer explained: “We knew that he was a good horse, and he is even more impressive as he matures. He’s im...
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