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‘Bashayer’ qualifies for main race on last day

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The last day of the third and last qualifying camel race for the season 2022-2023 continued the competition at the Al Fulaij camel race track in Barka on Thursday.

The race was organised by Oman Camels Racing Federation (OCRF) with support of the Royal Camels Corps (RCC).

The qualifying race within the annual festival of the 20th private race continued on the third and last day with nine rounds. Three rounds were held for the ‘Yathaa’ category for 8 km, and one round for ‘Al Zamoul’ for 8 km. In addition, two rounds were run for ‘Yathaa’ and ‘Al Lagaya’ categories for a 2km distance.

In the first round, ‘Bashayer’, owned by Waleed bin Hashel al Jahwari claimed the honours.

The first place in the second round was taken by ‘Aftitah’ owned by Amer bin Salem al Zari.

In the third round, ‘Al Shrud’ owned by Abdullah bin Tuirish al Wahibi won the top spot.

In the fourth round, ‘Reda’ came on top, owned by Maktoum bin Saad al Mahri.

‘Al Sirami’ was top ranked in the fifth round, owned by Salem bin Suliman al Hajri.

For the sixth round ‘Alrif’ claimed the top spot, owned by Jassim bin Alqubaili al Muharbi.

‘Rahia’ won first place in the seventh round, owned by Hamad bin Salem al Jedili.

In the eighth round ‘Lamia’ was top ranked, owned by Sultan bin Hammoud al Jahafi.

The ninth and the last round was claimed by ‘Dhaban’, owned by Luihi bin Mohammed al Jahhafi.

All the qualifiers from the three past days will take part in the final race of His Majesty the Sultan Cup in March.

The next annual festival of private camel racing, in its 20th season, will be held in Barka, through the ‘Al Mazayna’ competition from January 29 to February 2.

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