Stage Set for Al Wathba Stud Farm Race

ABU DHABI - The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage’s (ADACH) Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Flat Racing Festival continues with the Bonyan International Investment Group-sponsored Al Wathba Stud Farm Maiden race at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on Sunday.



By (KT Report)

Published: Mon 25 Jan 2010, 12:37 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 5:22 AM

Sunday’s race is being organised under the directives of Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and is sponsored by Bonyan International Investment Group with the Al Wathba Stud Farm, the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2010 also involved in the Festival staged by ADACH.

Mohammed Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Director General of ADACH, said: “The Al Wathba Stud Farm-Bonyan race is open only to UAE-bred Arabian horses and which are yet to win a race (maidens).”

“The Al Wathba Stud Farm-Bonyan race is open to horses owned by private owners and this move has been received well by the equestrian fraternity in the UAE as it gives them a chance to compete at their level.”

Abdullah Atatreh, Chairman, Bonyan International Investment Group LLC, said, “We thank Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, for giving us this opportunity to be involved in sport that concerns the heritage and culture of the UAE.

“These races for Purebred Arabian horses provide a lot of excitement for the racing fans as well as the owners and connections. At Bonyan we are happy to be involved in such events that are the heart and soul of the local community,” said Abdullah bin Brook, President of Bonyan International Investment Group LLC.


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