Sport | Horse Racing

Al Naboodah Group supports $1m Meydan card

Admission free to public areas of racecourse

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 17:31 February 20, 2013
  • Gulf News

Dubai: The Saeed & Mohammad Al Naboodah Group return to sponsor Thursday’s seventh Dubai World Cup Carnival meeting, which offers prize money to the tune of $1.02 million.

This is the second meeting of the season that the Al Naboodah Group are sponsoring, having previously lent their named to the January 19 card.

Abdullah Mohammad Juma Al Naboodah, Chairman of the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, said: “The Saeed & Mohammad Al Naboodah Group was founded 55 years ago and has become one of the leading brands in the UAE. We attribute this continued success to the fact that, as a family company, we embrace the traditional values of this country yet understand the importance of progression and development.

“We see our partnership with Meydan as an important tool for the promotion of our business, yet more than that we are pleased to be part of the long-held culture of horse racing in this country, which is headquartered here at Meydan.”

Malih Al Basti, Meydan Group Board Member and Chairman of the Meydan Racing Committee, said: “This is the second season that Meydan has been associated with The Saeed & Mohammad Al Naboodah Group and it is a partnership that we see as key for the future development of the sport of horse racing in the country.

“The Saeed & Mohammad Al Naboodah Group has invested in the domestic and international season and is also a race sponsor on Dubai World Cup day, putting its name behind the UAE Derby.”

Admission is free to the public areas of Meydan Racecourse and tickets start at Dh25. Gates open at 5pm and the first race starts at 6.30pm.

For further details contact 04 327 2110 or email ticketoffice@dubairacingclub.com.

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