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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 19/03/2014
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(MENAFN -Khaleej Times) mirza al sayegh, director of the office of shaikh hamdan bin rashid al maktoum, deputy ruler of dubai, minister of finance, spoke from the heart to reiterate the firm stand of the shadwell farms behind the jebel ali races as the curtains come down on another successful season at the family track on friday

Mirza al sayegh with sharief al halawani and yassir mabrouk during the news conference. — supplied photo



“above all, i would like to convey the greetings and directives of shaikh hamdan bin rashid al maktoum to promote the races at the yellow venue and provide each and every support and assistance to the management to promote the hilly track races,” he said.


“time has passed very quickly, and we are about to conclude our summer season at this beautiful venue and get ready for the european campaign,” al sayegh told newsmen at the majlis ballroom at jebel ali racecourse on tuesday.


“everything around us in this facility is exciting and the track challenges the horses speed and stamina.


“the management has been doing a great job and the fans are truly the blooming roses at this beautiful garden. it’s the great combination or blend between the bedouin and his horse that gave produced life in this part of the world,” he added.


“shadwell farm will continue to sponsor three full days besides one race in each race-meeting. it will also replace all sponsors who discontinue their partnership with the course management in respect of any particular race,” he said.


Earlier, al sayegh noted that under the directives of shaikh hamdan to support the venue’s management with a brand new car to be drawn by the end of the race-meeting.


Engineer sharief halawani, general manager of the racecourse has also conveyed the greetings of the patron of the racecourse shaikh ahmed bin rashid al maktoum and his directives to remunerate the faithful fans on every race-meeting.


“al adiyat people has introduced a new idea to increase the numbers of winners by providing additional dh20,000 to be paid to the top 20 scorers of the newly introduced golden points system from among those who do not succeed in picking up the right winners in the popular pick-six competition.


“this is apart from dh 62,500 which is allocated for the successful spectators who take part in the popular pick-six competition as well as the 130 valuable prizes which will be drawn between the races. free prizes will also be distributed to the fans at the entry gates. the off track celebrations will start since early in the day. gates will be open from 11am and all fans are urged to arrive as early as possible to enjoy the lovely moments with a variety of entertaining programmes,” he said.


Yasser mabrouk, representing the era summed up the whole affair in as little as two words; “time is running fast” and lovely moments passes quickly.


“on behalf of the era, i would like to congratulate the venue’s management for hosting 11 interesting race-meetings,” he said.


Regarding the three championships of the season, mabrouk said the owners and trainers titles are already determined by shaikh hamdan and musabah al muhairi, but there at least four jockeys in with a chance to compete for the crown.


Finally, al halawany urged the families to cooperate with the racecourse management and keep an eye on their children.


“the safety of the children as well as the horses and jockeys is of great importance for us. we request people to keep the place clean and follow the rules while enjoying their family day-out,” he said.


The best turned out horses competition for the six races is sponsored by the dubai international arabian horseracing centre. the groom of each winner will receive dh1,000 except for the feature race which carries a prizemoney of dh2,000.

 


Khaleej Times




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