Longines Hathab Round 9: Al Qadi, Al Naimi win the opening day
Doha: Saeed Nasser Al Qadi, riding Electra B, a 13-year-old mare, won the Medium Tour class in the Longines Hathab Qatar Equestrian Tour’s ninth round yesterday.
Al Qadi and Electra B were the fastest in the 135cm class at the Qatar Equestrian Federations’ outdoor arena, clocking 53.34 seconds. With a time of 53.46 seconds, Rashid Towaim Al Marri finished second, followed by Cyrine Cherif and Brennus Villelongue in third place.
ExxonMobil won the team title in the Medium Tour thanks to the success of the three top finishers in the individual competition. ExxonMobil finished ahead of QAF and Salam International with a combined time of 106.80 seconds.
Mohammed Jabor Al Naimi, riding Naville Z, won the Small Tour by stopping the clock in 37.35 seconds. Second place belonged to Saeed Hamad Jumaa (Jirocco Blue, 39.29 seconds), and third place was awarded to Mohamed Rashid Al Amri (Cornett Des Forrets, 39.41 seconds).