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Shaikh Mohammed attends Dubai Crown Prince Endurance Cup
24 March 2013
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, attended the CEI 120-km Dubai Crown Prince Endurance Cup race held at the Dubai International Endurance City in Saih Al Salam.
The second day activities were also attended by Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; and Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and, UAE Minister of Finance; and Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; and Shaikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council; and a number of Shaikhs, horse owners and endurance race enthusiasts.
Rashid Ahmed Al Baloushi managed to clinch the title of the four-stage Dubai Crown Prince Endurance Cup finishing in 4:04:32 hours. The second place went to Yousef Ahmed Al Baloushi finishing in 4:05:35 hours, whereas the third place went to rider Butti Mohammed Al Marri who finished the race in 4:05:54 hours.
On the sidelines of the endurance event, Shaikh Mohammed, accompanied by Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, toured a photography exhibition for the Emirati photographer Ali Eisa Juma whose work skillfully documents horse race events in the UAE.
Shaikh Mohammed tours Dubai International Horse Fair
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai , on Saturday toured the 9th edition of the three-day Dubai International Horse Fair, the Middle East’s largest equine exhibition, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Shaikh Mohammed, flanked by Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, Shaikh Majed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs, and other officials, viewed a wide range of products services, equipment and technology from more than 200 leading international and local companies and organisations.
Shaikh Mohammed also stopped at the Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing’s traditional Heritage Village, where he viewed the UAE’s authentic cuisine, clothing, handicrafts, and calligraphy.
Later, Shaikh Mohammed watched along with Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid, Shaikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, and Shaikh Majed bin Mohammed, the final round of the 10th Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship.
Shaikh Mohammed presented the gold cup to Shaikh Ammar for the winning of Ajman Stables of the race.
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