Mahabb son scores another success for HH Sheikh Mansoor in France
26 September 2017, Bordeaux, France ~ Shahm, owned by Yas Horse Racing Management, the racing arm of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, won the Prix Nedjari-Wathba Stallions Cup at the Bordeaux-Le Bouscat in France on Tuesday, 26 September 2017.
The 4-year-old Mahabb son was ridden by Emilien Revolte and scored a smart win over Kontrat De Ghazal under Alexandre Gavilan in the 12-horse field which contested the €15,000 race sponsored by the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival.
Revolte steered Shahm to a half-a-length win over Revolte Kontrat De Ghazal while the Thomas Fourcy-trained pair of Al Walid under Julien Auge and Jabal Aramoon under Jerome Cabre finished third and fourth respectively.
Shahm, trained by Thomas Demeaultex, recorded his third win in four starts and took 2:15.48 to cover the 1900-metre distance.
Shahm’s effort was also another winning success for HH Sheikh Mansoor’s Wathba Stallions where his sire Mahabb stands.
The Prix Nedjari-Wathba Stallions Cup is part of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival – a worldwide initiative that aims to promote and support the growth of Arabian horse racing
The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, with National Feed and Flour Production and Marketing Co. LLC as associate sponsors, The National Archives as the official partner and Emirates airline as the official carriers, in cooperation with Emirates Racing Authority, IFAHR, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare and sponsored by Ayadi LLC, Global United Veterinary Services LLC, Wathba Stallions, Abu Dhabi Falconers Club, Emirates Falconers Club, Mohamed Bin Zayed Falconry and Desert Physiognomy School, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Al Awani General Enterprises, Kabale, Omeir Travels, Laboratories Fadia Karam Cosmetics, YAS Channel, Racing Post, Paris Turf, Al Wathba Centre, the UAE’s General Women’s Union, The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2017, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Eastern Mangroves Suites-Abu Dhabi by Jannah, Anantara Eastern Mangroves Spa and Resort.