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Mubarak Yusuf Al Rumaihi & Vivaldi K Claim QNB Al Rayyan Grand Prix CSI 2*-W

2018.11.19.99.99 Al Rayyan CSI 2 GP Mubarak Yusuf Al Rumaihi & Vivaldi K QEF Lofti

Mubarak Yusuf Al Rumaihi (QAT) and Vivaldi K won the QNB Al Rayyan Grand Prix CSI 2*-W last Saturday during the Al Rayyan International Showjumping CSI 2*-W at the Qatar Equestrian Federation Main Arena in Al Rayyan, Qatar.

The Qatari rider and the 16-year-old chestnut Dutch Warmblood gelding (Indoctro x Nimmerdor) triumphed in the two-round 1.45m-1.60m challenge by registering two penalty-free performances, the decisive one in 54.62 seconds.

2018.11.19.99.99 Al Rayyan CSI 2 Faleh Suwead Al Ajami & Carport QEF Lofti.JPG

Faleh Suwead Al Ajami (QAT) & Carport

Faleh Suwead Al Ajami (QAT) and Carport (Cartani x Acord II) were the only other combination that had two clean performances, completing their second run in 56.65 seconds.

2018.11.19.99.99 Al Rayyan CSI 2 GP Hamad Ali Altiyah & Clinton QEF Lofti

Hamad Ali Al Attiayah (QAT) & Clinton

Hamad Ali Al Attiayah (QAT) and Clinton registered a faster time in round 2 than the previous combinations, but this came at the expense of three poles down, which meant that they would eventually finish in third place.

2018.11.19.99.99 Al Rayyan CSI 2 GP Cel Mubarak Yusuf Al Rumaihi & Vivaldi K QEF Lofti

Mubarak Yusuf Al Rumaihi (QAT) & Vivaldi K during their lap of honor

Source: QEF – Qatar Equestrian Federation

Photos: © QEF / Lofti Garsi