EMBERATOR (Munjiz x Zenhobie), broke his maiden for Al Shaqab Racing at Dax, France, on Tuesday, 4 August, evening. This 3-year-old Purebred Arabian, who is trained in Pau by Charles Gourdain, won by a short head in front of NAFE’EH (No Risk AL Maury x Mangadore) with SARHAN (Mared Al Sahra x Alghasa) just over a length further back in third. Both the second and third run in the colours of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani, who also bred both colts.
EMBERATOR was ridden here by Ioritz Mendizabal. It was his first attempt at this distance of 2,300m, having run twice before over shorter trips finishing 4th on his previous start over 1,900m.
EMBERATOR was bred by Mathieu de Watrigant and comes from the most successful bloodline of French Purebred Arabian breeders Haras de Mandore. His third dam is none other than French Champion mare CHERIFA.
Source: Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club