The British rider, Fay Muhammad Ali, was crowned the Women’s Cup for a distance of 100 km within the Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Endurance Festival, which was held yesterday in the Boudheeb Global Village in Al Khatim in Abu Dhabi, with the participation of 99 riders. The champion was able to achieve the title on horseback “Pollion”, for the “Al-Barari” stables, under the supervision of coach Salman Al-Sabri, recording the highest speed in the village of Boudheeb, where she covered the distance in 3:39:18 hours.
And the Spanish jockey Bruna Omatil won the second place on “Benio Al-Kuwaibi” for the “M7” stables, recording 3:41:36 hours, and the South African jockey Jessica Mostert came on horseback “Gold Mac” for Al-Nasr Stables 3, in a time of 3: 42:12 hours.
After the conclusion of the race, Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi, President of the Emirates Equestrian and Racing Federation, crowned the winners, in the presence of Ahmed Al-Suwaidi, Executive Director of the Federation, Abdullah Al-Naqbi, Director of Marketing and Events Department at the Federation, Muhammad Al-Junaibi, Director of Events in Boudheeb Village, and Kim Elliot, Director of the Racecourse. Abu Dhabi Equestrian.
The race was strong, and the jockey Moza Al Muhairi came to the fore on “Mil del Timote” for the commando stables, who managed to widen the difference in the third stage with the rest of the jockeys, before the last stage witnessed a strong start for the lead trio “Faye, Bruna and Jessica”.
Today will be a rest, and the activities will resume tomorrow with the launch of the Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Endurance Cup, for a distance of 161.9 km, which will be held over two days.
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