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Hisham Al Gizouli / 3 June 2014
Al Marri rides to victory as five-day extravaganza concludes
UAE riders continued their splendid performance with Ghanim Al Marri easing his horse Ro Al Lisain to a convincing win in the 100-km Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Endurance Festival Cup on the final day of the Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s five day extravaganza came at the King’s Forest in Tetford, UK on Sunday.
While Al Marri topped the pack of riders competing in the Purebred Arabian endurance horses’ category, the Spanish duo of Alejandro Dachs Izquierdo and Nuria Serrabassa Fabre made it a 1-2 in the category for Purebred Arabian horses that have earlier in their careers races in flat races.
Alejandro on Zen Al Maury and Nuria on Tidjari, two flat-race horses now in endurance, did very well to win the 100-km One Star which was run in four stages of 32kms, 32kms, 20kms and 16kms.
“All three of us in fact did an extra 12kms as we got lost in the forest,” said the 26 year old Alejandro. The winner of the 120-km Catalunya Championship in Barcelona last year, Alejandro is keen to fight and get a place in the strong Spanish national team...
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