Saturday, December 20, 2014

UAE: Al Mazroui has eye on big endurance prizes

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Teenager says he is ready after winning Shaikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Challenge

By Leslie Wilson Jr Racing & Special Features WriterPublished: 19:27 December 19, 2014

Dubai: Teenager Saif Ahmad Al Mazroui said he is ready to challenge for the biggest endurance prizes after delivering a masterclass to win the Shaikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Challenge at the Dubai International Endurance City on Friday.

Riding the MRM Stables-trained ten-year-old gelding Nopoli Del Ma, the youngster grabbed the lead in third loop of the CEI** 120km ride and went on to dominate a record field of 240 riders, before recording one of his most impressive wins.

“My goal is to win the top three rides in the UAE,” said Al Mazroui after completing the gruelling course in a time of four hours and 22.39 minutes...

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