Barka, Competition and excitement will return
to Al Rahba Racecourse in the Wilayat of Barka tomorrow (Thursday)
while opening the new season of horse races. The first race of the
season is organised by the Royal Horse Racing Club (RHRC) in view of
the fierce competition in the season, due to the presence of new
globally rated horses that entered the Sultanate, in addition to the
horses of local production, which descend from authentic original of
It appears from the list of horses participating in the first race
that the competition will peak right at the beginning, with six races out
of eight will be devoted for pure Arabian horses and two races for
thoroughbred horses, including a number of horses that won first
places in the previous seasons.
The attention goes to the horses that will participate for the first
time by virtue of knowledge of their potentials and performance on the
dirt turf of Al Rahba racecourse and the ratings obtained when
registering at the RHRC, which allows them to participate in the
suitable race for each horse.
The horse racing enthusiasts eagerly await the launch of the
horse racing season in the Al Rahba Farm in the Wilayat of Barka.
They have hero horses to support, compete among themselves, name
winners of the races, cheering from the stands, as horse races have
wide base of fans in the Sultanate who go to Al Rahba Farm to enjoy
this ancient sport.
Source: Oman News Agency