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HA Excellent stars on Day 2 of 21st Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship


Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The second day of the prestigious 21st edition of Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship (DIAHC) witnessed a display of excellence as 21 colts and stallions emerged as top contenders from a pool of over 96 entries.

Held at Zabeel Halls 4, 5, and 6 in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center, the event featured renowned judges meticulously evaluating each horse's aesthetic qualities including head, neck, chest, body and feet, as well as its physical symmetry and movement.

In Class 7A, the yearling colts category, Nayla Haklek’s HA Excellent clinched first place with 91.75 points, closely followed by Qaysar RJ and Kaheel Al Remas. Class 7B saw MZ Adeeb securing the gold medal with 91.67 points, followed by AJ Rabdan and Rabdan Al Hawajer. The competition remained fierce in Class 8 for 2-year-old colts, where AJ Sayer emerged victorious with 92.42 points, trailed closely by D Shakhar and Sahm Sarm.

Class 9 witnessed RD Rajan leading with 92.83 points, followed by Hamed Sarm and Fahad Yas. Al Aryam Shklaan dominated Class 10 for 4-6 year old stallions with 92.33 points, followed by Fakhr Albateen and D Shart. E.S. Prince claimed first place in Class 11 for 7-9 year old stallions, with D Shaddad securing second and D Mashji third. Finally, Fa El Rasheem triumphed in Class 12 for stallions aged 10 and above, followed by Sundown KA and AJA JustAFire.

The final round will feature the top three horses from each category competing for the championship's highest honors and substantial prize money, reflecting the esteemed tradition and grandeur of Arabian equestrianism at its finest.