The Arabian thoroughbred horses thunder out of the draws and down the straight in this 2200 meter long flat race. Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club have two tracks here, the grass track on the outside and the sand track tat runs inside the grass.
The Heir Apparent Trophy and Sword Day is the biggest racing event in Qatar. David Badel, riding Amico Mio, won the Trophy. The event is held in honour of the Heir Apparent of Qatar HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani. Doha. 9th February 2012