Thursday, March 17, 2005

Endurance riders set for royal test

HIS Majesty King Hamad's Endurance Horseride Championship, starting today at 4am at the Endurance Village premises in Sakhir, is carrying a cash prize of BD50,000.

Riders from the GCC and other Arab countries arrived yesterday to take part in this prestigious competition sponsored by Al Areen Desert Spa and Resort.

Races will be held in two categories - seniors and juniors. Seventy five riders are taking part in the seniors race while 35 are in the fray in the juniors section.

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