Crown Prince’s Cup Highlight Of Bahrain’s Friday Card

His Royal Highness The Crown Prince’s Cup Sponsored By Howden, as well as the penultimate races in the Bahrain Turf Series feature in Bahrain’s Friday racing.

The 2000-metre listed race has attracted 15 horses, led by  Godolphin runner Warren Point (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}), who won at Kempton in October for trainer Charlie Appleby. George Baker sends Lucander (Ire) (Footstepsinthesand {GB}), who won one of the earlier Bahrain Turf Series races, while Roger Fell trainee and Group 3 winner Marie’s Diamond (Ire) (Footstepsinthesand {GB}) completes the internationals.

Both The Anchorman Cup and The Hawar Cup, over 1800 metres and 1200 metres, respectively, have also drawn international entries. Godolphin’s King Of Conquest (GB) (Lope De Vega {Ire}) is one 16 in The Anchorman Cup. Watchya (GB) (Dark Angel {Ire}), representing Baker, is aiming to go one better after his first Bahraini start in the sprint feature.

His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Chairman of The Bahrain Turf Club, said, “I would like to thank Howden for their continued support of His Royal Highness The Crown Prince’s Cup. The continued advancement of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s horse racing sector is highlighted by the support from a renowned international sponsor.

“I would also like to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for Godolphin’s ongoing support. The feature of top-quality horses, trained by Britain’s Champion trainer Charlie Appleby, in the Bahrain Turf Series and The Crown Prince’s Cup, raises the quality of Bahrain’s horse racing competitions and highlights the importance of further growing the sector at an international level.”

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