Dubai: Long-term racing supporter Al Tayer Motors returns to Meydan on Thursday to sponsor a quality six-race Dubai World Cup Carnival card that includes three Group 3 races and is carries prize-money of $1.12 million.
The company is a regular sponsor of horseracing and also supports a domestic ‘Racing at Meydan’ card in December as well as the 3200m stayers’ race, the Group 3 $1 million Dubai Gold Cup on Dubai World Cup day, March 30, 2013.
Commenting on the Al Tayer Motors’ involvment with horse racing, Chief Executive Officer Ashok Khanna said: “In the run-up to one of the most prestigious events on Dubai’s social and event calendar, the Dubai World Cup, Al Tayer Motors together with Jaguar and Land Rover, is pleased to present an exciting evening of equestrian racing action as part of the Dubai World Cup Carnival.
“It is one of the many sporting disciplines we are associated with, and is part of our commitment to supporting sports and sporting events in the UAE.”
Malih Al Basti, Meydan Group Board Member and Chairman of the Racing Committee, added: “Al Tayer Motors provides much-appreciated support to the racing industry every season. The company’s sponsorship of racing, from our local season to the Dubai World Cup Carnival, combined with a presence on the richest day of racing in the world in the form of the Dubai Gold Cup, is testament to the commitment and vision of Al Tayer Motors.”
Al Tayer Motors was established in 1982 and represents major European and American automobile manufacturers including Ford, Lincoln, Maserati, Land Rover, Jaguar, Spyker and DAF Trucks across the UAE.