Sunday, January 27, 2013, Abu Dhabi ~Kerkousan (Saklawi Jadrane x Ichara by Dormane) took the win in the featured 2200m Conditions race in Abu Dhabi Sunday evening (Jan 27th). This was a head to toe change from the race two weeks ago when he never made the challenge. Adrie de Vries was abley in the saddle on the grey colt for the winning time of 02:29:59. Raheq with Jesus Rsoales up was second by over a length and Richly Blessed was a quick third under Tadhq O’Shea.
In the maiden 1400m, Wald Johnny (Johnny OntheSpot x Deima by Bayard (FR) led the group of 14 down the stretch to the win, under Silvestre De Sousa in a time of 01:32.00.
In the Sadeem Handicap, it was Talmoud (Bibi De Carrere (FR) x LAILA DE CARRERE) with Daragh O’Donohoe up took the 1600m race in a time of 01:43:47.
Gabas Noor under Silvestre De Sousa had another good run in the 1200m Handicap.The 7 yr old colt (Madour x Gabes (TN) by Zeidoun) repeated a win (1400m) from only a week ago on the same turf. Richleau was second and Unique De La Garde came in third.
Magik Du Paon won the Wathba Stud Farm Cup for Private owners in the sic card race: http://wp.me/p26iCL-1uK