The National Day Horse Beauty Championship commenced yesterday at the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club.
The championship is being held on the instructions of His Majesty King Hamad’s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs and Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (Breef) honorary president Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and under the patronage of Breef president Shaikh Isa bin Abdulla Al Khalifa.
In the one-year-old filly section, Mayyara, owned by Al Rashidiya Stable, claimed first place, followed by Najdiya, owned by Al Zain Stable, and Hallat Al Danna, also owned by Al Zain Stable. In the two-year-old filly category, Shaheera, owned by Al Rashidiya Stable, topped the podium, while Sundus Al Manama, owned by Tariq Sulaiman, triumphed in the three-year-old filly category.
In the mares’ class, Jawharat Al Rashdiya, owned by Al Rashidiya Stable, won first place in the four-year-old-and-above section, and Shalash, owned by the same stable, came first in the 1-3-year-old class.
Meanwhile, in the stallion category, Nashmi Al Rashidiya, owned by Al Rashidiya Stable, triumphed in the four-year-old-and-above class. There were two events for the same class, and Muheeb Al Rashidiya, owned by the same stable, emerged victor.
Shaikh Nasser praised the displays on the first day and wished the participants success.
The championship concludes tomorrow.