The jockey Walter Hernandez, riding the HC Inbar of Al Ain Stables, won the 101.5 km Private Stables Race, within the second day of the President of the State Endurance Cup, which was held yesterday in Boudheib Endurance Village, with the participation of 158 male and female horsemen.
The race champion covered the total distance with a time of 3:56:38 hours, and an average speed of 24.19 km/h. The jockey Anan Aref Al Kathiri came in second place on the “Silbretta” (single participation), and scored a time of 4:04:05 hours. Ahmed Saleh Al Shehhi, riding a Chevrolet for Al Kamda Stables, came in third place, with a time of 4:09:45 hours.
The events conclude today with the main race named after His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, for a distance of 120 km, and the total value of its prizes is 500,000 dirhams. The second receives 50 thousand dirhams, the third 40 thousand dirhams, the fourth 25 thousand dirhams, and the fifth 20 thousand dirhams, while the owners of the positions from the sixth to the eighth receive 20 thousand dirhams, and from the ninth to the 20th an amount of 15 thousand dirhams.
The race was divided into four stages. The distance of the first stage is 38.70 km in yellow, followed by a rest period of 40 minutes. After that, the second stage begins in blue, with a distance of 30.80 km, followed by a rest period of 40 minutes. After that, the third stage begins in red, with a distance of 31.90 km. This stage is followed by a rest period of 40 minutes, after which the fourth and final stage, which was demarcated in green, and a distance of 20.07 km, will start.
• 500 thousand dirhams, the total value of the prizes for the main race of the President’s Cup for Endurance.
• 158 A jockey participated in the private stables race for a distance of 101.5 km in Boudheeb village.
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