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Video: Sheikh Mohammed meets the Queen at Endurance Race

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Filed on May 13, 2017 | Last updated on May 13, 2017 at 06.19 am
Video: Sheikh Mohammed meets the Queen at Endurance Race

Sheikh Mohammed and son Hamdan meet the Queen
(Dubai Media Office)


(Dubai Media Office)

UAE rider Saeed Al Khayari was crowned winner of the 120km Royal Winsor Endurance Race


UAE rider Saeed Al Khayari was crowned winner of the 120km Royal Windsor Endurance Race in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, at Windsor Park.

Queen Elizabeth II also watched the race.

Al Khayari, saddling Dahi, finished the race in 4:47:48. The UAE riders won the first three places at the race.

Some 60 jockeys, including eight from the UAE, took part in the race.

Sheikh Mohammed met the Queen on the sidelines of the event and spoke about the friendship and co-operation between the UAE and the United Kingdom.

The Ruler affirmed the UAE's keenness to participate in equestrian events taking place in England, particularly the Windsor Royal Endurance Race, one of the most prominent festivals on the endurance calendar of events. He also praised the achievements of the UAE jockeys.





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