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Munshid scores an upset victory

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Sat, 10 Nov 2018
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MUNSHID scored the biggest and lone upset of the day in yesterday’s horse racing at Rashid Equestrian and Horse Racing Club in Sakhir.

Munshid, owned by Al Sairafi Syndicate, trained by Osama Hashim and ridden by Andrew Elliott, beat Prince Bonnaire by a neck to win the Late Abdulhadi Al Afoo Cup which carried a cash prize of BD2,000.

Millers Wharf was third and Taking Libertys fourth.

Al Rabda 1558, owned by Victorious, trained by Yousif Taher and ridden by Husain Makki, won the other feature race of the day which was for the Al Sakhir Cup for Arabian horses, carrying a cash prize of BD1,500.

The favourite beat Al Jellaby 1656 by five lengths.

Al Jellaby 1434 was third and Al Hamdanieh 1637 fourth.

The day began well for the favourites with Duwaliya, owned by Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, trained by James Naylor and ridden by Andrew Elliott, cruising to victory in the race for locally bred races, edging out Shomukh by a head, which carried a cash prize of BD2,000.

Hasbah was third Wishah fourth.

Another favourite Yaoud, owned by Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, trained by James Naylor and ridden by Andrew Elliott, followed suit beating Stevie G by three-fourth-length to win the handicap race which carried a cash prize of BD2,000.

Mohaayedah was third and Magsood fourth.

Imported

Torqit, owned by Mohammed Yousif Sarhan, trained by Yousif Sarhan and ridden by Ali Samir, beat Likethelook by half-a-length to win the race for imported horses which carried a cash prize of BD2,000.

Philadelphia was third and Kahrab fourth.

American Artist, owned by Al Adiyat Racing, trained by Alan Smith and ridden by Gerald Mosse, beat Emerald by three-fourth-length to win the race for imported horses which carried a cash prize of BD2,000.

Main Straits was third and Fencing fourth.

Wayne Looney, owned by H and R Stables, trained by Alan Smith and ridden by Rosie Jessop, completed a good day for the favourites beating Caped Crusader by half-a-length to win the race for locally bred horses which carried a cash prize of BD2,000.

Good News was third and Shamikh fourth.

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