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Monsieur Glory lifts Al Sharif Cup

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Sat, 10 Feb 2018
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FAVOURITES had a field day winning six of the seven feature races at yesterday’s horse racing at Rashid Equestrian and Endurance Club in Sakhir.

Monsieur Glory, owned by Abdulla Fawzi Nass, trained by Fawzi Nass and ridden by Husain Makki, won the richest race of the day - the Al Sharif Group Cup - carrying a cash prize of BD4,000.

The favourite beat Taking Libertys by five lengths while Allergic Reaction was third and Equivalent fourth.

Retort, owned by Victorious, trained by Alan Smith and ridden by Richard Oliver, was also impressive in beating Knight and Day by four lengths to win the Al Sharif Group Cup for locally bred horses carrying a cash prize of BD3,000.

Makramah was third and Parchment fourth.

Pipped

Nisser, owned by Al-Afoo Racing Stable, trained by Hussain Aldailami and ridden by Gerald Avranche, pipped Rita’s Boy by a nose to win the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Cup carrying a cash prize of BD3,000.

Jallal was third and Millers Wharf fourth.

Riyada, owned by Al Awlad Syndicate, trained by James Naylor and ridden by Brett Doyle, beat Rayaash by two-and-half-a-length to win the Al Sharif Group Cup for locally bred horses carrying a cash prize of BD3,000.

Takrim was third and Lazzam fourth.

The day began well for the favourites with Al Mezouh, owned by Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, trained by James Naylor and ridden by Brett Doyle, beating Daleel by five lengths to win the Crown Industries Cup for locally bred horses carrying a cash prize of BD2,500. Dushanbe was third and Wishah fourth.

The only upset of the day was caused by Neoclassical, owned by H & R Racing, trained by Hussain Aldailami and ridden by Husain Makki, when it beat Gold Spinner by one-and-half-a-length to win the Crown Industries Cup for imported horses carrying a cash prize of BD2,500.

Northern Thunder was third and Alice’s Dream fourth.

Al Saqlawy 1564, owned by Al Wasmiya, trained by Abdulla Kuwaiti and ridden by Brett Doyle, beat Al Jellaby 1656 by fourth lengths to win the Waho Cup for Arabian horses carrying a cash prize of BD2,000. Al Rabda 1558 was third and Al Jellaby 1434 fourth.

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