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Al Shahaniya Racetrack, Doha

Categories: Casinos & Gambling, Horse Tracks, Fun & Games
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4.3/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
Watch camel racing at Al Shahaniya Racetrack. Visitors to the track have a unique opportunity to see the so-called "sport of the sheiks." This expensive and luxurious sporting event represents a unison of modern and ancient sports. Learn about the way the camels race, as it is quite different from other races. The jockeys are remote-controlled robots, and they can pull the reins and give commands to the camels, which weigh around 25 kg (53 lbs) and cost about $5,000. To visit Al Shahaniya Racetrack on your holiday in Doha, and find out what else Doha has to offer, use our Doha vacation planner.
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  • Compared with the corresponding tour in Dubai, this was more of an adventure with a very professional driver. Sand dunes succeeded each other and the ravines and hills came at a rapid pace.
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  • Camel racing is a completely different experience from the traditional horse racing of the U.K. First you need transport a car, SUV or you can ride in the race track bus. You follow the race in your c...  read more »
  • We visited the racetrack with our rental car. You can go around almost the whole Racetrack and get great impressions. The camels were just trained, but it feels strange playing the men on the camels with mobile phones! Everyone waved at us friendly. You can imagine the atmosphere, when a race is taking place!
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