Saturday, September 26, 2009

Dubai: Total prizes of Dh1m for endurance race winners

Gulfnews.com

September 26, 2009

Dubai: The Organising Committee of the Majid Bin Mohammad Endurance Race has announced cash prizes of Dh1 million to be given to winners.

The 27km endurance competition will be held under the patronage of Shaikh Majid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture, at the Dubai International Endurance City on October 1 at 5pm.

It is restricted to horses from private stables and owned by UAE nationals.

The winner will be given a gold medal and a Land Cruiser, while the second place will get a silver medal and a cash prize of Dh100,000, and the third place will earn a bronze medal and Dh50,000.

A cash prize of Dh30,000 will be given to the fourth winner, while Dh20,000 to the fifth one and Dh10,000 to the sixth winner.

A cash prize of Dh50,000 will be given to the best horse.

Winners from the seventh to the tenth place will be given Dh5,000 each.

Horses should register a maximum heart rate of 64 bpm within 20 minutes after crossing of the finish line.