Mats Genberg / 2011-08-31|
INTERNATIONAL RACES IN ISTANBUL COMING WEEKEND
The coming weekend sees two of the most exciting races in the arab racing summer season. The international Malazgirt Trophy (Gr 1 PA) and teh IFAHR Trophy (Gr 2 PA)
Both races have tight but international fields with about half the horses in each from Turkey and half from abroad.
In the 2100 m €77,000 IFAHR Trophy /Gr 2 PA) we will see among others Sheikh Mansoors french bred Rasikh and Athbah studs US-bred Theoretically along with dutch raider Periander.
In the biggest race - the 1 mile Malazgirt Trophy (€111,000) the hard fighting No Risk Al Maury from Sheikh Hamdans string will take on UK-trained/US-bred Burning Fancy and Iraqi Hilal ak Zaman who has done really well in France.
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