Ridden by G. Braem, the French raider got the better of Athlete Del Sol in the 2000 metre-race which is part of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival and aims at promoting Purebred Arabian racing at the grassroots level.
In a similar race held at the same venue on May 1, it was Athlete Del Sol that bested Sankado but on Sunday the results were reversed in a field of 15 runners.
See link for full list of runners and sire/dam: http://wp.me/p14mQ2-bw – The other runners in the fray included Sakina DE Faust, Ircalan D.A. (BEL), Prince des Cedres (HOL), Tequilah du Breuil (FR), Sjacour (HOL), Azimut Qameli ST (BEL), La Madou (FR), Sharifa Qameli ST (BEL), Nib Cathog Star (HOL), Phraseur Kossack (HOL), Mirabella del Sol (FR) and Gameela (HOL).
Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Director of Communications of Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) said, “It was another exciting race and the reverse in fortunes reflects the high level of excitement and competition that is being dished out by the Wathba Stud Farm Cup series.”