Thursday, March 11, 2004

2004 Emirates Challenge CEI**

Huge participation for Endurance ride

Khaleej Times: By A Correspondent

11 March Results - The race was shortened to 110km because of adverse weather conditions. There were 73 starters and 30 finishers in the event. The event was won by Hassan Abdulla Youssef Al Hammadi and Ro-Fabiola of the U.A.E. in 4:35:26

10 March Story 2004 DUBAI - Over 100 riders have confirmed their participation for the forthcoming Emirates Challenge endurance ride to be held at the Emirates International Endurance Village, Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, tomorrow.

The day will also hold a Federation Qualifier for ladies. The CEI 2-star, 130-km Emirates Challenge ride will be run in five stages of 34 km, 32 km, 28 km, 20 km and 16 km respectively. It will feature horses aged six and above and the ride is scheduled to start at 6 am.

The pre-ride inspection will be held on March 10, 2004. The 48-km Qualifier for ladies will be run in two stages of 32 km and 16 km and will begin at 7 am. The pre-ride inspection for the qualifier will be held on the same day in the morning"

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