Register | Login

Turkish delight in qualifier


The Gulf News Dubai Cup Qualifier headlined the second day of the Dubai Showjumping Championship 2016 CSI***-W as Turkey’s Omer Karaevli secured the win aboard Rabane De Sury in 62.06s. The contest served as the qualifier for closing day’s Emirates Airline Dubai Grand Prix FEI World Cup Qualifier. The class included a field of 46 competitors with prize money of Dh120,000 being offered.

Karaevli would lead the field for Saturday’s Dubai Grand Prix, an FEI World Cup Qualifier, the headline event of the three-day Dubai Show Jumping Championship. David Will of Germany, who won the Emirates Airlines Two Phases on Thursday, collected second place as he guided Monodie H to a time of 63.38s. Close behind in third was the Italian rider, Andre Sakakini and his horse HW’s Saskia with a time of 63.60s. In the closing event of the second day, the tightly contested Longines Speed Stakes, Sakakini returned to pilot Carott G to victory in 59.46s after finishing third in the opening Dubai Cup Qualifier.

Tina Lund of Denmark was runner-up with a time of 59.80s aboard Wendy B. The UAE’s Sheikh Ali Al Qasimi finished third on Jument Dufee in a time of 62.18s in the class that included 27 competitors.

Share this on:

Related Show Jumping

« Previous 1 2 Next »


15 Feb 2018
Issue Number: Issue 636
Appleby hopes to do Godolphin proud by winning first Epsom Derby for royal blue silks
Forca Barza! Mickael keen to slay opponents with his Talismanic
De Sousa’s always chasing after the Silvestre lining
Group One hungry Lemartinel won’t go to work without lucky charm
Please Select Racing Type For Calender

Online Vote

What do you think in Al-Adiyat new size