Al Haffanah claims G1-PA victory
Al Shaqab owned and bred AL HAFFANAH became a G1-PA winner on her 2nd start when claiming victory in the Qatar Arabian Trophy des Pouliches G1-PA at Saint Cloud.
The 3-year-old filly by Amer out of Al Nachmiya, won on debut at La Teste over 1900m on the 1st August. On her second start she was stepping up to Group 1 company, and produced a dominant display to win by a couple of lengths. Travelling in the rear of the field, AL HAFFANAH made a move 400m out, and 200m asserted dominance.
Trainer Thomas Fourcy was visibly delighted with the win saying " This is a emotional win, and definately a defining win of my career. The dam was the first dam to be bought by Sheikh Joaan." Commenting of AL HAFFANAH he said " She is really very good, and could even run against the colts. She is very like her mother, she has inherited her capacity to quicken."