Top Arabians in Abu Dhabi
6 November 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The Abut Dhabi Equestrian Club welcomes a six race card on 9 November 2018 highlighting the feature, the Gr 1, Dirhams 5,000,000 ($1.2 million) Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown to be run over 1600 metres on turf.
RB Burn, running in the colors of HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and trained by Eric Lemartinel, will be looking to claim the prize for the second time which escaped him in 2017 by a decision.
Winner of this race in 2016, RB Burn crossed the finish line first last year (2017) but a Stewards’ verdict ruled in favor of second-placed Muraaqib. The 6-year-old is back and leads a classy field of 14 runners that contest the feature race including last year’s third-placed Chaddad in the fray.
Looking the one to beat, Fazza Al Khalediah, recent winner 7 October Paris Longchamp Qatar Arabian World Cup over 2,000 metres, has 10 wins for 11 entries after his name to date.
Al Shamoos comes with her own great race results, the best of 13 in the 6 October, 2,000metre ParisLongchamp Group 1 2018 Qatar Arabian Trophy des Juments running for the first time for Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Zayed. Entry Joudh finished second in that race, and Wadeaa third for Yas Racing while Shomoos Athbah finished fourth for Athba Stud in that same race
Friday’s finale of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival 2018 racing calendar also features the grand finals of three other global championships that have stopped in various cities around the world.
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