Saturday, January 05, 2019

UAE: Al Marri completes HH Shaikh Mohammad Cup hat-trick

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More than 340 riders from 35 countries participate in 160km challenge

Published: January 04, 2019 18:42
Leslie Wilson Jr, Racing & Special Features Writer

Dubai: Abdulla Ghanim Al Marri underlined his class once again as a leading endurance athlete by winning the 12th edition of the CEI 3* 160km HH Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup Presented by Longines on Friday.

This is the third time he has won the coveted title, on this occasion aboard the 2009-born Lockelea Starwood Comet.

Al Marri, who is ranked No. 1 in the FEI Endurance Open Riders World Ranking, first won the Cup in 2012 as a 17-year-old when he became the youngest ever to win the title. He repeated the feat in 2013. Al Marri was representing the F3 Stables under trainer Khalifa Ghanim Al Marri, his brother...

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