Horse racing: Royal Cavalry of Oman win top places in Babenhausen Endurance Race in Germany
October 15, 2017 | 5:46 PM
by Times News Service
Royal Cavalry of Oman officials and riders pose for a group photo along with their horses. Photo - Supplied

Muscat: Royal Cavalry of Oman riders dominated the FEI Babenhausen Endurance Race taking top three places in Germany on Saturday.

According to information received from Royal Cavalry of Oman, the 160km race saw Faisal bin Ibrahim Al Farsi astride mare ‘Cara’ taking the top honours.

Mahmood bin Marhoun Al Foori on mare ‘Daleelah’ finished second and he was followed by Adel bin Said Al Balushi on stallion ‘Rafael De Lava Goal’ in the third place.

The results helped the trio to qualify for the 2018 World Equestrian Games to be organised in the U.S.

So far eight Omani riders have qualified for the World Equestrian Games.

The Royal Cavalry is targeting 12 qualifying places and is hopeful of achieving that target in the coming races.

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