October Day Abu Dhabi Racing Album

     October 31, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The first day of racing for 2011-2012 in the UAE  took place on October 31 with a 6 race card at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Center. The season opener proved a winner for veteran Abu Dhabi trainer, Eric Lemartinel who took no prisoners with three of the six wins. A unique finish for the Sunday’s racing was the first Ladies race, the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies IFAHR Cup Prestige, which saw 12 ladies representing their countries in a 1600m race. Reining Fegentri World Champion, Tina Henricksson capped her season by winning this special race in Abu Dhabi on Naseem Al Reef, giving Lemartinel his thirdrace win for the day. Race day guests included new USA Ambassador to the UAE, Michael Corbin. Photo gallery link:http://photos.horsereporter.com/Racing/October-30/Abu-Dhabi-Racing-2011-2012/19843908_jgtd7g

UAE Fegentri rider, Sarthra Al Hajjaj

US Fegentri rider, Sandee Beattie

US Ambassador to UAE, Michael Corbin, 2nd from right

Lady jockeys