With 28 starts, Maria Hagman Ericsson is not a newcomer to Arabian racing. Well known to the international endurance community, where she competed for Sweden in 14 countries, Hagman – Ericsson has also turned her attention to racing Arabians close to home.
Her most recent triumph was winning the Qatar NEAR Arabian mile with Al Notos (Top Flyte x Pamill), on May16 at the Täby racecourse in Sweden. Owned and trained by Hagman-Ericsson, Ninni Westerlund steered Al Notos to the win over 1600m in the time of 1:58:2 and easily won by 3 lengths.
Number two under the wire was Neira Royal (Neiron x Efta Royal) and number three in was Speedy Faq (Daffaq x Skazka). The race had 14 entries.
Hagman-Ericsson trains her own horses including:
El Dor Tanem (Om El Tanem x Edorana), Meduz (Medalji x Maizanne), Nadde (Pamir x Nadjah), and Wigor (Egmont x Wenezia).
Al Notos Winner med Ninni Westerlund | Täby 120516 | Foto: Stefan Olsson / Svensk Galopp