Friday February 8, 2013, Jebel Ali, UAE ~Course specialist Kilt Rock registered his fifth Jebel Ali victory on Friday afternoon when winning the featured 1200m handicap, generously sponsored by Shadwell, the UK arm of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s breeding empire.
HH Sh Hamdan bin Rashid UAE Breeders Society Challenge
The only Purebred Arabian race on the card, the opening 1600m conditions contest, was handily won by AF Kamaash, trained by Ibrahim Al Hadhrami and ridden by Godolphin jockey Silvestre De Sousa. The win adds points to his record and fresh from his win on Hunter’s Light in Thursday’s Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge II at Meydan. AF Kamaash (Madoua de Pibou (FR) x Fauvette Al Maury (FR) by Manganate) is owned by Khalid Khalifa Al Nabooda. Winning time: 01:48:62
Second: A’NNABAK W’RSAN (Tron Ku Tu (US) x Arrabelle (US) by Monarch AH (US)) trained by Jaci Wickham, ridden by Ted Durcan.
Third: Knife (Nez D’Or (FR) x Farida Du Bac (FR) by Royal De Carrere), trained by A Manuel, ridden by James Doyle.