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Endurance Cup takes pride of place in Dubai

Strength-sapping race takes place on Saturday

Gulf News

Dubai: The much-awaited HH Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup presented by Longines takes place on Saturday, to celebrate the remarkable contribution and support of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, for endurance riding and equestrian sport at large.

The 160km race takes place at Dubai Equestrian Club, Meydan.

Pillar partners Longines, Azizi Developments and Al Tayer Motors are key sponsors of the HH Endurance Cup Festival, a week-long event leading up to the HH Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup.

“We are delighted to once again present the world-renowned highlight of the Dubai endurance season,” Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President of Longines and Head of International Marketing, said. “As part of our long-term commitment to the Meydan Group, we are the main partner and the official watch of this international event featuring some of the top names from the world of endurance”.

Mirwais Azizi, Chairman of Azizi Group added: “Azizi Developments is proud to be associated with the 11th edition of HH Endurance Cup Festival. We will continue to remain aligned with the Government’s vision to support initiatives that play a significant role in enhancing Dubai’s image as a competitive destination for sports on the international stage.”