Essam Al Sayed (Al Ain)
The dowry “Najm Al Wathba” of Al Wathba for the races belonging to His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, snatched the spotlight when he won the title of the Sarooj Race, which was held at the Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting and Golf Club, within its eighth race for this season, and consisted of Seven races with the participation of 81 horses of Arabian and purebred horses, and the value of the prizes amounted to 510 thousand dirhams, and the ceremony was witnessed by a large audience of horse racing fans.
The victory of “Najm Al-Wathba” came under the supervision of Majid Al-Jahuri, and the leadership of Bernardo Pinheiro, with a difference of 12.5 lengths from his nearest competitor, after a show that exceeded expectations, and proved that the future is open to him in the upcoming races, and the son of “AF Al-Buraq” recorded a time of 1:36: 48 minutes.
Coach Ibrahim Al-Hadrami scored a well-deserved hat-trick when he saddled the horse “Munawwar” by Ahmed Saeed Al Mazrouei, led by Ray Dawson, to win the Al Wathba Stallions Cup for the owners of private stables, which is dedicated to purebred Arabian horses for a distance of 1400 meters, sponsored by the International Racing Festival of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, by a difference 6.25 cm, recording 2:05:13 minutes.
The second victory for Al-Hadrami came through a “partner” by Muhammad Jassim Al-Nuaimi, and Ray Dawson’s “double” leadership, in the third half for a distance of 2000 meters, over the title of Ramah, also excelling by a difference of 6.75 lengths, and the champion scored 2:21:53 minutes.
The third victory came for the Hadhrami coach, who was absent from the races for a month and a half, through the unfiltered horse “Olympic” by Ali Khalfan Al-Shawi, and Sandro Paiva’s leadership, in the fourth round for a distance of 2000 meters, for the title of the Al-Muwaiji race, and the champion scored 2:20:64 minutes .
Abdullah Al-Mansoori’s “East Coast”, under the supervision of Ismail Mohamed, surprised his competitors in the marathon race in the second half for a distance of 2600 meters, for the title of the maqam race for purebred horses, and the champion scored 2:52:59 minutes.
The horse “Al-Mansour NF” for the National Stables, under the supervision of Hilal Al-Alawi, and Bernardo Pinero’s “double” leadership, achieved a remarkable victory in the fifth round for a distance of 1800 meters for the title of Al-Khazna, and managed to record 2:05:39 minutes.
The “improvised” horse of the owner and trainer Musabeh Khamis Al Muhairi, led by Antonio Friso, achieved a victory to be reckoned with, with a difference of 3.25 lengths, in the sixth game for a distance of 1600 meters, for the Markhaniya title, and the champion scored 1:52:84 minutes.
The winners in the rounds were crowned by Mohammed Rashid Al Nasseri, Director General of Al Ain Equestrian Club, Faisal Al Rahmani, Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee, General Supervisor of Al Ain Club Races, and Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the Racing Festival of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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