Monday, May 27, 2013

Al Harbi prevents French sweep in Compiegne Endurance

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Emirati rider finishes second in 160km event

Staff Report
Published: 19:39 May 26, 2013

Abu Dhabi: The UAE’s Saeed Ahmad Jaber Al Harbi prevented a clean sweep by home riders in the 160-kilometre endurance in Compiegne, France, which was supported by the Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival.
French rider Julien Goachet on Quran El Ulm finished first, with Al Harbi on Reef Beethoven in second place and another French rider Laurent Mosti on Reve De Sauveterre in third.

Goachet finished in 7 hours 42 minutes and 36 seconds at an average speed of 20.57 kmph.

“My horse looked in great shape as the trainer had done a good job and I was confident right from the start,” said the winner...

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