Monday, November 17, 2014

UAE: Mansour wins Al Wathba Challenge endurance ride

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UAE riders complete 1-2-3 sweep in five-stage race

Staff ReportPublished: 17:27 November 16, 2014

Abu Dhabi: Mansour Saeed Mohammad Al Faresi on Fenwick Sunset Tryst, a 10-year-old chestnut gelding, won the Al Wathba Challenge, a CEN 120-km endurance ride at the Emirates International Endurance Village, Al Wathba in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.

A total number of 153 riders started the five-stage race with 58 completing the race.

Al Faresi completed the course in four hours 12 minutes and 54 seconds.

Shaikh Hamed Dalmouk Juma Al Maktoum on Printemps De Marot finished second in 04:15:25 while Rashid Ahmad Al Beloushi on Rivergum Drifter was third in a time of 04:16:06.

After the 1-2-3 sweep by UAE riders, India’s Shiv Singh Swaroop Singh on Quersick Niellans and the UAE’s Ahmad Mohammad Ahmad Belqaizi Al Falasi on Castlebar Tornedo finished fourth and fifth respectively...

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