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Name: Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club
Established: 1977 (A nonprofit foundation)
Affiliation: Member of the Asian Racing Federation.
Member of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities. 
Vision: To regulate and promote the racing to the international standard and protect the sport’s integrity.
  • To regulate racing in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • To set up a strategic planning and policy for racing
  • To encourage the promotion of racing.
  • To control the administration of racing.
  • To protect the sport's integrity.
  • To encourage and fostering the breeding industry.
  • To control the anti-doping of race horses
  • To providing veterinary services for racehorses.
  • To Licensing of Trainers, riders, stable lads (Grooms) and registration of owners.
  • To control anti-doping of racehorses.

The Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club are open round the year.

Racing season starts from mid October with once a week racing continuing through to mid May.
All races are broadcast live on Bahrain TV.

Racing days: 26 Approx.

Race Track:
Two Turf tracks measuring about 2400 meters with a straight of 600 meters.

Training Track: one sand track

General Admission: Free and includes a complimentary race card.

Morning workout program:
The morning workout hours starts from 5:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. every day on the sand track

Dress code: formal and casual.

Car Park:
There are three car parks available as follows:
1- For public
2- Officials, Owners, Trainers, and Jockeys.
3- VIP and Guests.

Race Course Stable Capacity: 260 stalls.

Private Stable: 220 stalls.

No of Horses in Training: 300 horses.

Training Facilities:
Normally private stables have their own training facilities like horses walker, swimming pools…etc.

Contact Us

Director General:
Mr. Tawfiq Sharaf Al Alawi
International Affairs:
Mr. Mohamed Qassim
Address: P.O.Box 25079
Kingdom of Bahrain
Phone: (+973) 17 44 26 66
Fax: (+973) 17 44 27 77
Email: info@bahrainhorseracing.com
Rules of Racing
Racing Fixture Calender
Registered Horses
Stewards Room
Imported Horses
Exported Horses
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