OUTSIDERS completely dominated the day’s proceedings at yesterday’s horse racing in Sakhir winning all four feature races and three support events.
The biggest winners of the day were Zain Emperor and Masterpaver, both owned by Abdulla Fawzi Nass, trained by Fawzi Nass and ridden by Husain Makki, as they claimed the two richest races of the day.
Zain Emperor stunned favourite Dawn Mirage by three lengths to win the Credimax Cup for imported horses which carried a cash prize of BD2,000.
Shura Council and Fencing were second and third respectively.
Masterpaver was also impressive in beating Silversmith by a length to win the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) Cup which also carried a cash prize of BD2,000.
Allergic Reaction and Rockinate were third and fourth respectively.
BrightsideofLive, owned by Victorious, trained by Alan Smith and ridden by Sadiq Hameed, upset another favourite Good News by two lengths to claim the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) Cup for locally bred horses which carried a cash prize of BD1,500.
Snake Eagle was third and Lazaal fourth.
Broug, owned by Al Jasmi Stable, trained by Nader Aljasmi and ridden by Kieren Fox, beat favourite Blues Guttar by six lengths to win the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) Cup for locally bred horses which carried a cash prize of BD1,500.
Kaayed was third and Setting Sun fourth.
The day began badly for the favourites as outsider Al Aghar, owned by Feras Awn Hasan Mubarak, trained by Awn Mubarak and ridden by Richard Oliver, beat Missour by three lengths to win the opening race of the day, a support event for locally bred horses, which carried a cash prize of BD1,500.
Blue Fern was third and Lazzam fourth.
Langavat, owned by Al Mohamediya Racing, trained by Alan Smith and ridden by Andrew Elliott, followed suit beating Sir Viktor by two lengths to win the race for imported horses which carried a cash prize of BD1,500.
Honest Bob’s was third and Rita’s Boy fourth.
Al Jellaby 1544, owned by Hamad Al Merisi, trained by Yousif Taher and ridden by Abdulla Faisal, completed a bad day for the favourites beating Mlolshaan 1649 by a length to win the race for Arabian horses which carried a cash prize of BD1,500.
Al Jellaby 1656 was third and Kuheilan Al Adiyat 1623 fourth.