5th round of UAE President Cup Series for Pure-bred Arabian Horses concludes in Turkey

Istanbul: The 5th round of UAE President Cup Series for Pure-bred Arabian Horses held at the historical Veliefendi Race Course in Istanbul concluded on Sunday.

Hilal Al Zaman horse of Mohammed Al Najaifi was crowned, clocking one minute, 45 seconds and nine parts of a second, and winning a prize of 50, 000 euros. It was followed by Darfur and the Big Rich in the second and third places respectively.

The organisation of the UAE President Cup for Pure-bred Arabian Horses, whose awards are 110, 000 euros, comes in line with the directives by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and follow up by H. H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to the UAE President, Board Chairman of the Emirates Equestrian Federation to enhance the status of the Pure-bred Arabian Horses in the International Arena.