JELLABY BALSAM – 2006 WAHO Trophy Winner – Bahrain

JELLABY BALSAM, Grey Stallion, 2000 (Kuheilaan Aafas Ttaawoos / Jellabieh Awaali).
Breeder: The Royal Arabian Stud of Bahrain. Owner: The Royal Arabian Stud of Bahrain.
Strain: Kuheilaan Jellaby (Jellabieh Bint Alsadiya Medaayih, 1970).

The WAHO Trophy winner for the year 2006 was Bahrain’s Arabian Racehorse of the Year JELLABY BALSAM from the Royal Arabian Stud of Bahrain. The presentation took place on the 3rd of March 2007 on the occasion of the HH Sheikh Faisal Bin Hamad Al Khalifa National Arabian Horse Show 2007. Dr. Ibrahim Zaghloul, WAHO Executive Committee Member, presented the trophy to HH Sheikh Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa; also present was HH Sheikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

JELLABY BALSAM was foaled in 2000 by Kuheilaan Aafas Ttaawoos 416 out of Jellabieh Awaali 778. In four seasons of racing this fine grey stallion has won 16 races over distances ranging from 1000 metres to 1600 metres including the Kings Cup in 2006.

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JELLABY BALSAM showed promise of things to come by winning his very first race. We salute the training skills of his handler ‘Abdi’ Redha Abbas, who also trained Bahrain’s 2005 WAHO Trophy winner Shuwaimaan Jazeel.