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Double delight for Hajri at Emirates Longines Show Jumping League

Sultan Mohammed Khalifa Al Yahyaee, General Manager of the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club, presents trophy to Mohammed Ghanem Al Hajri.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
 
Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club’s top rider Mohammed Ghanem Al Hajri scored an impressive double in the second week of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League.

Emirates Longines Show Jumping League is being hosted by Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club and consists of eight rounds and open to participation for all categories of show jumpers.

51 riders participated in the competition with nine managed to reach the main round without error.

With the hurdles placed at the height of (140cm) including a triple compound barrier, Hajri aboard Sima produced a flawless run to complete the round in a time of 35.77 seconds.

Raphael Eden riding Julie Van finished second with a time of 36.07 seconds.

Earlier, 64 riders took part in a special two-stage competition on hurdles ranging in height between (130-135cm) .

12 were able to complete the second stage without errors.

Hajri won the stage with 27.68 seconds while fellow rider Eden won second place aboard mare Julie Van, and Omar Abdel Aziz Al Marzouqi won the third place on Ogolin de la Pierre.

Al Forsan Sports Resort’s Khaled Ahmed Al Hammadi won the first place in the third third round of the competition.

Hafez Ali Abdullah Al Khadem finished second while Saif Owaidah Al Karbi won the third place.

Sultan Mohammed Khalifa Al Yahyaee, General Manager of the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club, gave away the prizes to the winners.

The event was organised by the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club in cooperation with the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF).

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