Thursday, January 03, 2019

UAE: Sheikh Mohammed Endurance Cup tops four-day Festival

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Filed on January 2, 2019

The 160km Sheikh Mohammed Endurance Cup ride on Friday will be the highlight of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup Festival of endurance riding.

Sheikh Mohammed Endurance Cup, a keenly anticipated ride on the international endurance calendar is an annual tribute to the vast impact His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has had on the sport of endurance riding and global equestrian sport. His vision and passion for the sport have combined to take endurance riding to new heights in the region and worldwide.

The showpiece 160km Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Cup will be run on Friday.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, is a multiple winner of the Sheikh Mohammed Endurance Cup. The most recent running was won by Saif Al Mazrouei aboard Nopoli Del Ma, staving off the challenge from an impressive 360 competitors from 44 countries, including former world and European champions...

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