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UAE: Rashid Dalmook wins Shaikh Mohammad Endurance Cup

Gulfnews.com - Full Article

Leads clean sweep of the top three places by riders representing the MRM Stables

By Leslie Wilson Jr
Racing & Special Features Writer
Published: 15:10 January 11, 2014

Dubai: Shaikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum rode a tactically superior final leg to capture the prestigious HH Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup CEI 3* and lead a clean sweep of the top three places by the MRM stables on Saturday.
Heading out of the final veterinary gate in sixth position, and just 14 second ahead of teammate Saif Ahmad Al Mazroui, Shaikh Rashid made good progress aboard his mount Aghaab to move into contention midway through the 20km loop before delivering a strong finish to edge out Al Mazroui at the line.

Only three seconds separated the top pair with Shaikh Rashid clocking an impressive 6 hours 22.44 minutes...

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