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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 21 June 2018

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid attends 2000 Guineas horse race in UK

UAE riders dominated the racing scene, winning most races

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, yesterday attended the 2000 Guineas Stakes, the first classic race of the British horse racing season, at Newmarket's Rowley Mile course.

The race was also attended Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, and Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, the wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, according to Wam.

UAE riders dominated the racing scene, winning most races and Oasis Charm, owned by Godolphin, won the opening 1,800 metre race, with Tribal Quest, Key Victory and Symbolisation also winning.

Defoe, owned by Mohammed bin Obeid Al Maktoum, won the 2,400 metre Dunaden Jockey Club Stakes.