Imported to the United States of America from Syria in 1906 by Homer Davenport Strain: Ubayyah Sharrakiyah Reference: 1909 Book, My Quest of the Arabian Horse By Homer Davenport Considered by Hashem Bey, the Sheikh of the Anezeh (Bedouins), to have the most beautiful head & extreme jibbah (forehead) of any Arabian in the desert. Renowned for speed, though small (14.2, 950 lbs) was a marvel of stamina & weight carrying ability. Known to have carried 300 lbs over 35 miles of rough ground in 4.5 hrs, sun registering 135. Taken in war by the Anezeh from the Shammar, pedigree bore the last seal of Sheikh Faris, the great enemy of the Anezeh. Had the most beautiful hind quarters & back tendons on anything in horse flesh. Considered among the Anezeh as their greatest race mare.