The horse “AF Al-Ajaj” by Khalid Khalifa Al Naboodah, trained by Ernst Ortel and led by Tadhg O’Shea, was crowned champion of the Al Wathba Stallions Cup, which was held on Sunday 4/4/2021, at the end of the horse racing season for the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, under the auspices of the racing festival of His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The brilliant victory came with a time of 1:45:35 minutes, and it is striking that Tadhg O’Shea entered the list of the Male Stone Club as a “milestone” when he achieved his 600th victory in the country, and the champion surpassed by a difference of 3.5 in length from “Sharkh”. Third, Ashton Tourettes.
After the end of the game, Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, President of the Emirates Equestrian Federation, Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Racing Festival, and Dr. Ahmed bin Ali, representative of communications, crowned the winning champions.
The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Horse Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture & Tourism coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Etisalat as the official sponsor, with National Feed as strategic partner, The National Archives as the official partner , Emirates Airline as the official carrier, sponsored by Al Massood Automobiles Nissan, Areej Alameerat, Omeir Travels Agency, YAS Sports TV., Viola Communications, Abu Dhabi Falconers Club, the UAE’s General Women’s Union , Emirates Arabian Horse Society & Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club.