Saluki Race Competition will launch tomorrow in Marmi

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Saulki competitions, as part of Al-Gannas Refresher Championship 2015, begins tomorrow at Sabkhat Marmi, Mesaieed. A total of 69 Salukis will compete for top five places.
The competition depends on the speed of the saluki hounds chasing a live « oryx» which is connected to a car in front of « salukis». the oryx is protected behind a small to avoid injuries. The total distance is 2 km determined by «GPS» device connected satellite.
Organized annually by Al-Gannas Society, Al-Gannas Refresher Championship aims to maintain falcons’ and salukis’ training and fitness, these competitions encourage hunting efficiency and preparations for hunting season