Moroccan rider Maha Khaled on horseback “ASG Piusto” for Al-Nasr Stables was crowned the Sultan Bin Zayed Cup for the ability “marathon” for a distance of 161.96 km, which is internationally classified with two stars, which was held today, “Sunday”, in the global village of Boudheeb, in Al-Khatim, Abu Dhabi, as part of the activities of the Sheikh Sultan Festival. Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Capacity.
The champion covered the total race distance that was held over two days, with a time of 6:09:36 hours, at an average speed of 23.52 km / h, and the knight Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum came in second place on horseback “Zain” for stables (66) with a time of 6: 53:34 hours, at an average speed of 23.50 km/h.
While the knight Abdullah Al-Hammadi came in third place on the horseback of “Don Tranquilo” for the commando stables, with a time of 6:53:35 hours, and an average speed of 23.50 km / h.
The second round of the race, which extended for a distance of 81.675 km, was held in three stages, with the participation of 42 male and female riders who passed the veterinary examination gates in the first round of the race, which amounted to 80.30 km.
On the other hand, rider Abdul Aziz Ibrahim Al Marzouqi on horseback “Murzka” for the “Commando” stables was crowned champion of the youth and junior race for a distance of 104.83 km, with the participation of 109 male and female riders, and he recorded a time of 3:50:40 hours at an average speed of 27.28 km / h.
The rider, Khalifa Rashid Al-Amimi, came in second place on horseback “Elora de Luzel” for the “M7” stables, recording a time of 3:55:50 hours at an average speed of 26.68 km / h.
While the rider, Saif Juma Muhammad, in Al-Jafila, came in third place on the “SW Falcon” for Al-Asifa Stables, with a time of 3:48:01 hours, at an average speed of 26.31 km / h.
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 Elliott, Director of Abu Dhabi Equestrian Racecourse.
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