Saturday, January 28, 2012

UAE: Junior riders to prove their mettle in a strong field


Image Credit: Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News Gulfnews.com - Full Article

President's Cup to begin with mass start run in five stages

By M. Satya Narayan, Chief Sports ReporterPublished: 00:00 January 28, 2012

Abu Dhabi: A strong field of junior and young riders will take part in today's President's Cup 120km Two Star Ride for Juniors and Young Riders at the Boutheib Endurance Village in Al Khatem.
The 120km ride will be run in five stages of 30km, 30km, 24kms, 20kms and 16 kms, with the junior riders getting off to a mass start early this morning.

Ahmad Ali Al Sabri won the President's Cup Two Star Ride for Juniors and Young Riders last year on Pony Express Hipolyte.

Meanwhile, the Boutheib Endurance Village also staged a couple of qualifier rides and an 80km One Star ride yesterday...

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http://gulfnews.com/sport/horse-racing/junior-riders-to-prove-their-mettle-in-a-strong-field-1.972229