Howden Renews Sponsorship In Bahrain, Expands Sponsorship To Australia

Howden, the global insurance group, has partnered with the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) and continued its relationship with The Bahrain Turf Club (BTC) in a pair of sponsorships, the company announced on Tuesday. Howden is already an official partner in Ascot Racecourse. Howden is now the Official Partner of the VRC. The VRC hosts the Melbourne Cup Carnival. They have also been named sponsors of the G1 Howden Australian Guineas over 1600m. The company is now in its third year of sponsoring The Crown Prince's Cup Meeting in the Kingdom...

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Andy Waitt Appointed New Clerk Of The Course For Bahrain Turf Club

Andy Waitt has been named as the new clerk of the course for the Bahrain Turf Club. He replaces Neil Mackenzie Ross. Yusuf Buheji, CEO of the Bahrain Turf Club said, "We are delighted to welcome Andy to the team at the Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club. The Club considers the provision of a first-class racing surface to be fundamental to the growth of horseracing in Bahrain, not only from the perspective of attracting international horses but also in terms of raising the standards of our domestic horse population. "We...

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Bahrain International Trophy Upgraded To Group 2 Status And Will Be Worth $1 Million In 2023

This year's edition of the G2 Bahrain International Trophy will feature an increased purse of $1 million, the Bahrain Turf Club announced on Thursday. The highest profile race in the kingdom, the race was promoted to Group 2 level by the Asian Pattern Committee recently. It was won in 2022 by Dubai Future (GB) (Dubawi {Ire}) for trainer Saeed bin Suroor and Godolphin. His Highness Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club, said, "The Bahrain International Trophy is our showpiece event...

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