September 17, 2009
by Bizlex Staff
LEXINGTON, KY - Meydan Group, LLC developers the luxury Meydan Grandstand and Racecourse in Dubai, owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has signed on as presenting sponsor of the Endurance Competition during the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.
Sheikh Maktoum, United Arab Emirates Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai is expected to compete in the Endurance Competition which according to the World Games Foundation "will pit champions from more than 30 countries in the equestrian discipline of endurance riding, with competitors vying to complete a designated 6-loop course spanning 100 miles."
Sheikh Maktoum's wife, Princess Haya, is also the president of the FEI, governing body of the Games.
"We are extremely excited and proud to announce this sponsorship with Meydan," CEO of the World Games 2010 Foundation Jamie Link said in a press release. "This not only further illustrates their dedication to the growth of horse sport around the world but also to the global nature of the 2010 Games. We are honored to have Meydan as a partner."
The Endurance Competition, one of eight disciplines awarding a world champion during the Games, will take place on Sept. 26, 2010, the second day of the 16 day Games. The amount of the sponsorship was not announced by the Games Foundation.
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