The Dubai Horse Racing Club announced that Nakheel, the leading real estate developer, will sponsor the sixth Dubai World Cup Carnival evening, scheduled for tomorrow, at the Meydan Racecourse in Dubai.
The carnival evening is considered one of the most important evenings of the season hosted by the main track in the country, and it consists of seven runs, including the Blue Point Sprint Race (Class 2), in which the last edition witnessed the victory of the horse Lazuli, and the UAE 2000 Guineas Race (Class 3) for three-year-old horses. for a sandy mile.
Some horses aspiring to participate in the Dubai World Cup are having a preliminary experience with the Curlin Handicap race for a distance of 2000 meters, while the Business Bay Challenge (Business Bay Challenge) provides an opportunity for three-year-old horses to run on a grass track.
Omar Khoury, CEO of Asset Management at Nakheel, said: “We are pleased to continue supporting the Dubai Racing Club by sponsoring its annual events, including the Dubai World Cup Carnival evening held at the iconic Meydan track. The importance of this event stems from its being a starting point for riders and horses. Those who have a bright future await them, so we are proud to continue supporting this event, and there is no doubt that our sponsorship of sporting events in the UAE will contribute to achieving Dubai’s vision of enhancing the well-being, happiness and health of Dubai’s residents and visitors.
In turn, a member of the Board of Directors and Director General of the Dubai Racing Club, Major General Dr. Muhammad Al-Azab, said: “We are pleased to have Nakheel as our partner again, as it has been among the main supporters of horse racing in Dubai for a long time and we appreciate its contributions, and the company is working on wonderful projects that helped make Dubai is the leading tourist and economic destination in the global position it enjoys today.
He added, “We look forward to welcoming the Nakheel team and their guests to the Meydan Racecourse once again, to enjoy an evening full of exciting competitions and world-class racing.”
It is noteworthy that Friday evening is the sixth of the carnival events that are held at the Meydan Racecourse, where competitions escalate through these events leading to the launch of the 27th edition of the Dubai World Cup on March 25th, with prize money of $30.5 million.
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