Dubai: Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, will sponsor a whole race assembly in Saudi Arabia on December 19 as a part of his efforts to develop Purebred Arabian racing international.
365 days after Sheikh Hamdan started his sponsorship portfolio in Saudi Arabia by means of supporting a six-event card on the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh, the Shadwell group returns to resume their dedication and funding in supporting horse racing within the Heart East.
All 8 races, together with a Staff three contest, will have the benefit of Sheikh Hamdan’s patronage thru Shadwell Stud Farm and its associates.
There are over 20,000 Purebred Arabian horses in Saudi Arabia, together with racehorses, equestrian horses and display horses. Saudi Arabia’s breeding operation is 2d to none and Sheikh Hamdan’s fortify will come as a large spice up to the rustic, which is making huge strides to increase an all-round carrying profile as hosts of main occasions like boxing, tennis and snooker.
Talking concerning the upcoming sponsorship in Saudi Arabia and its importance, Mirza Al Sayegh, Director of Sheikh Hamdan’s Place of work and a pivotal determine in his international racing operations, stated: “We visited Saudi Arabia remaining yr for the primary time and it was once an enormous luck. Sheikh Hamdan opted to proceed his sponsorship with the Saudi Arabian racing government in a large solution to lend a hand Arabian racing flourish in each nations and all over the world.
“The sponsorship underlines Sheikh Hamdan’s dedication to supporting the expansion of Arabian racing within the nation the place the breed has an excessively shiny long run with the flourishing breeding operations in position,” he added.
“We look ahead to a super day’s racing subsequent Friday and to many extra to return in Saudi Arabia.”
Additionally provide on the legitimate announcement was once Miteb Al Shammari, Director of Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Racecourse, who praised the efforts of Sheikh Hamdan to fortify Arabian racing all over the world.
“We’re extremely joyful to host a large eight-race card beneath the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan, who’s broadly recognised and revered as probably the most influential males within the horse racing scene,” stated A Shammari.
Faisal Al Rahmani, President of Arabian Horse Racing, praised the efforts of Sheikh Hamdan and the Saudi Arabian government for forging a dating that he stated will very much receive advantages Arabian racing on many ranges.
“This partnership underlines and make stronger Sheikh Hamdan’s dedication to serving to Arabian racing develop within the Heart East and all over the world,” Al Rahmani stated.
“We on the federation are repeatedly on the lookout for techniques to take the game ahead and to any other degree. I imagine that Arabian racing has come a protracted, great distance lately and numerous its luck is because of the patronage of other people like Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Top Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.”