Paul Hensey appointed Al Shaqab Racing's COO

AL SHAQAB RACING APPOINT PAUL HENSEY CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AS PART OF EXCITING GLOBAL RESTRUCTURE Paul Hensey has been appointed COO of Al Shaqab Racing, Breeding and Arabian Worldwide as Al Shaqab undergo exciting restructure. Prior to working for Rifa Mustang Europe as CEO for the past three years, Hensey had been running The Curragh Racecourse and Training grounds for fifteen years, providing him with considerable experience across all elements of the international Thoroughbred racing industry. Paul Hensey commented: “Al Shaqab Racing is one of the foremost Racing and Breeding operations in the world and I am delighted to be joining the company at this exciting time in its development. I look forward to meeting the extended Al Shaqab team and to working with them to achieve further success for Al Shaqab Racing.” Khalifa Al Attiya, Al Shaqab General Manager, says: “Paul has a wealth of experience within the industry and we are looking forward to working with him as we continue to grow Al Shaqab’s Racing and Breeding operation worldwide.” Al Shaqab Racing is HRH Sheikh Joaan Al Thani’s private Thoroughbred & Arabian racing & breeding operation, which has worlwide bases including Qatar, France, England, the USA and Australia. Haras de Bouquetot currently stands 8 stallions including the likes of Shalaa, Toronado and Olympic Glory in France, while Mehmas and Galileo Gold stand at Tally Ho Stud in Ireland, and Mshawish as well as Khozan stand in the USA.