Sunday, February 22, 2004

2004 HH Presidents Cup: Al Juneibi shines for Al Wathba

Al Juneibi shines for Al Wathba

By Amith Passela



20 February 2004



ABU DHABI - Abdul Rahim Hilal Al Juneibi clinched the President's Cup for Shaikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan's Al Wathba Stables to complete a hat-trick of the coveted title here at the Emirates International Endurance Village yesterday.
Juneibi was also recording his third win of the season after claiming the first round of the Triple Crown Series in Dubai and the AGCC championship a fortnight back at Abu Dhabi.


Juneibi completed the Dh1 million Al Jaber sponsored 160km CEI three-star race in seven hours and 20 minutes on 10-year-old gelding Super to win from Mubarak Khalifa bin Shaya on Comes The Dawn and Al Reef Stables' Yousef Ahmed Al Baloushi onboard 10-year-old Arabian stallion El Hadzin Deleyre, a former consistent performer on the flat."

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