Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club


1977(A nonprofit foundation)


Member of the Asian Racing Federation.
Member of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities.


To regulate and promote the racing to the international standard and protect the sport's integrity.


  • To regulate racing in the Kindom of Bahrain
  • To setup 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 providing veterinary services for racehorses.
  • To Licensing of Trainers, riders, stable lads (Grooms) and registerion 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 Tracks:

one sand track

General Admission:

Free and includes a complimentary race card.

Morning workout program:

The morning workout hours start from 5:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M.
everyday on the sand track.

Dress code:

formal and casual.

Car Park:

There are three car parks available as follows:

  1. For public
  2. Official, 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.