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“Abu Musa” champion of the Gulf Cooperation Council Cup for horses

Essam Al Sayed (Sharjah)

The horses of Yas Stables and Al Wathba belonging to His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, under the supervision of Majid Al-Jahuri, and the riding of the Brazilian jockey Bernardo Pinheiro, were awarded a well-deserved double in the fourth race of the Sharjah Longines Club track for the 2022-2023 season, which was held yesterday. The first victory for His Highness’s horses came with “Maher” in the first half, “Sharjah International Airport Authority”, which is dedicated to purebred Arabian horses at the age of only 3 years old, a distance of 1200 meters, and the champion scored 1:20:44 minutes. The second victory came with the filly “Asmaa Al Wathba” in the second half, “Sharjah International Airport Free Zone Authority”, dedicated to Arabian thoroughbreds for beginners, for fillies only at the age of three, for a distance of 1200 meters and the champion recorded 1:21:54 minutes. ES Abu Musa crowned Obaid Ali Murshid Al-Marar, under the supervision of coach Hamad Al-Marar, and led by Ray Dawson, champion of the Gulf Cooperation Council Cup race, with a prize of 150,000 dirhams, sponsored by His Highness the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Racing Festival, which was held in the fifth half for a distance of 1700. meters, and the champion clocked 1:58:62 minutes. The ceremony was held, which consisted of six races, with the participation of 96 horses of Arabian breed, horses of local production and purebred horses… The total prize money was 350 thousand dirhams.

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