Sunday, May 06, 2007

Bahrain: Royal Victory!

ROYAL Endurance Team riders - Mohammed Abdulaziz, Ghazi Al Dossary and Jaffer Mirza - bagged the top three positions in the Endurance Horseride Championship held at the Bahrain International Endurance Village in Sakhir.

The championship, organised by the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation, was the last event of the season and the second held at night.

The event was dominated by the Royal Endurance Team whose captain and Breef president Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa decided not to take part in the event.

Riders from Bahrain and other GCC countries participated in this race which was over 100 kms and divided into four stages with 30 kms for the first two stages, 25 kms for the third and 15 kms for the fourth and final stage.

Riding Farhooz, Abdulaziz came on top in four hours, 22.35 minutes. Al Dossary was second in 4:34:53 with Mirza third in 4:36:53.

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