Paris, October 05(QNA)- A press conference on Qatar Prix de l’Arc de triomphe due to kick off tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday on track Longchamp, was held here earlier Friday morning . HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Faleh Al Thani, the Chairman of Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, Sami Jassim Al Buainain, the general manager of the club, and Tariq Al-Siddiqi, the head of racing section, and members of the delegation accompanying Qatar’s mission attended the press conference.
It was also attended on part of France Gallup each of Bertrand Pellngar, the Chairman France Gallup, and Hubert Monza General Manager France Gallup, and Francois Pollard, the director of the racings.
HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Faleh Al Thani, the Chairman of Racing and Equestrian Club, expressed full satisfaction at the racing organisation in cooperation with the friends of France Gallup, referring to the special importance of this version of the Qatar Prix Arc de Triomphe in view of Qatar’s participation in the race for the first time in its history and which is represented in the participation of “Yalu & Greene’s” owned by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Special Adviser of HH the Emir of Qatar .
The Chairman of Racing and Equestrian Club also expressed his thanks to France Gallup for the well-planned organization and the great success of the race over the past years.
Qatar Prix de l’Arc de triomphe in Paris is to start in the French capital tomorrow, October 06, 2012 and run to October 07, 2012.
The lords of horse-racing is considered the most prestigious horse race, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is the largest international horse racing event.
This world sporting event allows France to feature amongst the big nations organising races and constitutes a major stage in the recognition of French breeding of thoroughbreds.
Recognised throughout the world for its unique atmosphere, but also and in fact especially for the quality of the horses which are presented there, this horse race is run over the standard distance of 2,400 m and on grass every first Sunday in October at the Longchamp racecourse in Paris.
This mix of generations brings together the best 3 year-old male and female thoroughbreds and their elders at the Longchamp horse-track.
A legendary horse-race, the Qatar Prix de l Arc de Triomphe is the one of the ultimate targets – every owner, trainer and breeder of thoroughbreds in the world dreams of winning this race.
The prestige of one of the most prestigious horse-races, in one of the most beautiful cities of the world, has a real fascination, even for the most powerful.
The Breeder’s Cup, the Japan Cup and the big Hong Kong races which happen at the end of the year cannot compare with this legendary race, rich in history, in its famous struggles and its glorious list of winners.(END)