FAVOURITES enjoyed a field day winning all seven cup events carrying attractive cash prizes at yesterday’s horse racing in Sakhir.
Vale Do Sol, owned by Abdulla Fawzi Nass, trained by Fawzi Nass and ridden by Darren Williams, was the biggest winner of the day when it beat Allergic Reaction by one-and-three-fourth-length to win the Al Sharif Group Cup which carried a cash prize of BD4,000. Emerald was third and Equivalent fourth.
Curtain Call, owned by Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, trained by Abdulla Kuwaiti and ridden by Alberto Sanna, beat Lolla Fincess by three-fourth-length to win the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cup which carried a cash prize of BD3,000.
Best Dressed was third and Sir Mike fourth.
Wakame, owned by Abdulla Fawzi Nass, trained by Fawzi Nass and ridden by Darren Williams, pipped Sakada by half-a-length to win the Crown Industries Cup for imported horses which carried a cash prize of BD2,500.
Feed The Goater was third and Happy Call fourth.
Favourite Sabreh, owned by Abdulla Fawzi Nass, trained by Fawzi Nass and ridden by Hussain Makki, set the trend for the day when it lived up to expectations beating Al Saida by five lengths to win the opening race of the day which was for the Crown Industries Cup for locally bred horses carrying a cash prize of BD2,500.
Blues Guitar was third World Leader fourth.
Lazzaz, owned by Ali Hussain Ahmed, trained by Osama Hashim and ridden by Abdulla Faisal, followed suit edging out Penelope Pitstop by a neck to win the Al Sharif Group Cup for locally bred horses which carried a cash prize of BD3,000.
Magsood was third and Ghafiya fourth.
Al Tuwaisah 1642, owned by Al Sakhir, trained by Jaffar Marzooq and ridden by Ahmed Akbar, made it three-a-row for the favourites when it beat Al Jellaby 1434 by a neck to win the World Arabian Horse Organisation (Waho) Cup for Arabian horses which carried a cash prize of BD2,000.
Al Hamdanieh 1644 was third and Al Rabda 1558 fourth.
Brightsideoflife, owned by Al Nasseriyeh, trained by Alan Smith and ridden by Brett Doyle, beat Barracuda by one-and-half-a-length to win the Al Sharif Group Cup for locally bred horses which carried a cash prize of BD3,000.
Namuthej was third and Ghazaliya fourth.