Sunday, November 26, 2006

Successful Completion of 2006 Sultan's Cup in Malaysia

New Records for Malay Endurance!
by Endurance.Net
Nik Sabarudin Bin Daud, riding the stallion AS Shiffa Kassan finished first in the 2006 Sultan's Cup 160km CEI*** event in Malaysia! AS Shiffa Kassan was also awarded Best Condition in a race which started at 5pm on Saturday, finishing Sunday Morning with a ride time of 12:38:43! International Certificate of Capability were obtained by the first three finishers of the 160km event.

Paul Jeffrey of New Zealand, riding Jakim Zane finished first in the 80km event in a ride time of 5:32:35. Jakim Zane also received the Best Condition award in the 80km event. This ride time established a new Malaysian record for completion of an 80km event!

The races were well attended, with 22 starters in the 160km with 12 finishers. This very high 57% completion rate, in very tropical conditions, was a happy result for all involved in this first running of the Sultan's Cup event.

More information with images and comentary may be found on Endurance.Net
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