London, In a big world, class victory, the Royal Cavalry won three cups of three important races in Dubai International Arabian Race-day, which was held at British Newbury Racecourse.
80 pure Arabian horses competed in this race including group 1 horses that had important world winnings. Royal Cavalry’s Nafees won the main race after strong competition, while Hatrick won three cups.
Brigadier-General Abdulrazak bin Abdulqader al-Shahwarzi, Commander of the Royal Cavalry, said International Dubai Arabian Raceday at Newbury racecourse is one of the most important races where well-known horses take part. The Royal Cavalry won three cups, most important of which is the main race where Nafees won. Al-Shahwarzi expressed his joy of this victory especially that Nafees is bred by Royal Cavalry and the victory came from a plan for breeding horses for international races.
The Royal Cavarly’s Nafees, Alshami and Tharwah continued securing high positions in international races and could compete with other horses in Dubai International Arabian Raceday and beat them. Nafees won the 6th race, main race, which was for pure Arabians, Group 1, and ran for 2000 m, ridden by Olivier Peleh and trained by Charles Gordon. Alshami, a stallion, won the 4th race which was for pure Arabians, Groups 1, and ran for 1200 m, ridden by Olivier Peleh and trained by Said al-Badi. Tharwah, a filly, won the 3rd race, for pure Arabians, 1400 m, ridden by Olivier Peleh and trained by Said al-Badi.
Bred by Royal Cavalry, stallion Nafees continued wining high positions in European horse race meetings. It won main race in Dubai International Race Meeting, group 1, named as Shadwell Dubai International Stakes, Group 1 PA, that ran for 2000 m. World known pure Arabians competed in this race, but Nafees won the race. Al Muwafaq, owned by Al Shaqab stud came second ridden by Julian Owg and trained by Thomas Foresey, while Mehdaf, owned by Athbah Stud, came third.
The Royal Cavalry’s Alshami, a stallion, won the 4th race, for Arabian, Group 1 PA, and Ahraz, owned by GM Watergan came second, wand Sotreem, owned by Behretz came third.
The Royal Cavalry’s Tharwah came first also in the 3rd race for 3-year old Arabians, named Diyar Race, for 1400 m. The competition was hard, and camera decided Tharwa was the winner. Filly Zo D Galllery, owned by Gofana came second, while filly Hddiyah, owned by Royal Cavalry came third.
Stallion Laheeb, owned by the Royal Cavalry came third in the 2nd race for Arabians, 2000 m, named as UAE Embassy in London Handicapped Stakes. The stallion was ridden by Anas al-Siyabi and trained by Said al-Badi. Stallion No An No Almurry owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al-Maktoum came first, while stallion Emirati, owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al-Maktoum came second.
Source: Oman News Agency