Video: Sheikh Mohammed does victory dance during Dubai World Cup

Dubai - Sheikh Mohammed also shared some highlights from the big race.

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Published: Sun 31 Mar 2019, 4:47 PM

Last updated: Fri 15 Sep 2023, 11:31 AM

After the Godolphin team won both the penultimate and final race of the Dubai World Cup, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, celebrated by performing a victory dance.

In a video shared by the Dubai Media Office, Sheikh Mohammed can be seen doing a victory dance after Team Godolphin's Old Persian won the Dubai Sheema Classic - the eighth race of the Dubai World Cup. Making his way towards the winning rider, Sheikh Mohammed is all smiles and doing a victory dance; he even snapped a photo of the moment and congratulated William Buick - Old Persian's jockey.

In another video which the Dubai Ruler shared on his Instagram handle, he can be seen dancing after receiving the Dubai World Cup trophy. Team Godolphin's Thunder Snow won the prestigious race for a second time. Thunder Snow, trained by Saeed bin Suroor and ridden by Christophe Soumillon, became the first to win the US$12 million race twice.

The race, run at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, was also attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance; and a number of sheikhs and senior officials.

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