Mansour Saeed Al Faresi records 4th win of the season

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Mansour Saeed Al Faresi records 4th win of the season

Al Faresi scored his first-ever career win in the Shaikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival-supported World Championship for Young Horses which was held in Samorin, Slovakia

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Published: Sat 28 Mar 2015, 2:38 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 10:57 PM

Abu Dhabi: Mansour Saeed Al Faresi recorded his fourth success of the 2014-15 season when he partnered Ramaah to a victory in Friday’s Abu Dhabi Festival 120km Endurance Ride at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi.

Al Faresi scored his first-ever career win in the Shaikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival-supported World Championship for Young Horses which was held in Samorin, Slovakia. Riding the Ismail Mohammed-trained Tiswan Fageole, Al Faresi completed the challenging 120km course in a time of five hours, 47 minutes and 29 seconds as French riders filled the second, third and fourth places in Samorin.

Then back in the UAE, Al Faresi scored his first win on home soil when on November 15 he rode 10-year-old gelded Anglo Arab Fenwick Tryst to win the Al Wathba Challenge Cup. His third win of the season and second in the UAE came on today’s winner Ramaah. Together they finished first amongst a 169 riders in the Al Ittihad Cup at the same venue.

And on Friday he made Ramaah’s his trainer Ismail Mohammed and the MRM Stables proud with a superb display in the 120-km Abu Dhabi Festival Ride.

Al Faresi and his 11-year-old gelding Ramaah were 5th after the first loop, slipped to 8th in the next but then picked up two finish the next two loops in first place. Their winning time of 4 hours nine minutes and 38 seconds was achieved with an average speed of 28.84kmph. In second place was Suhail Ali Rashed Ali Al Ghailani on El Balino, just over a minute behind the winner but with a fantastic progress from 28th in the second loop to second in the third and then stayed there at the end of the 120-km event.  



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