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Fairytale finish for African Story in Dubai World Cup

(MENAFN -Khaleej Times) shaikh mohammed happy to see world class horses competing at dubai world cup

African story gave godolphin a remarkable victory at the meydan racecourse on saturday night and provided his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai a seventh world cup triumph.


Shaikh mohammed and shaikh hamdan bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum crown prince of dubai celebrate after winning the dubai world cup at the meydan racecourse. — getty images


Shaikh mohammed said he was happy with the victory of african story but was more happy with having elite world class horses competing at the dubai world cup.


He said: “i am proud and happy to see this multitude of visitors who came here to witness dubai’s annual horse racing festival which attracts the best horse owners breeders and trainers from all over the world.”


The victory also helped trainer saeed bin suroor claim the world’s richest race for a sixth time


(with inputs from wam)



President rulers congratulate shaikh mohammed


Abu dhabi — the president his highness shaikh khalifa bin zayed al nahyan has congratulated his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai on godolphin’s african story winning the 2014 dubai world cup title.


Their highnesses; members of the supreme council and rulers of emirates; dr shaikh sultan bin mohammed al qasimi of sharjah; shaikh saud bin saqr al qasimi of ras al khaimah; shaikh hamad bin mohammed al sharqi of fujairah; shaikh saud bin rashid al mualla of umm al quwain; shaikh humaid bin rashid al nuaimi of ajman also congratulated shaikh mohammed.


Shaikh mohammed also received greetings from: shaikh ahmed bin sultan al qasimi deputy ruler of sharjah; shaikh sultan bin mohammed bin sultan al qasimi crown prince and deputy ruler of sharjah; shaikh abdullah bin salem bin sultan al qasimi deputy ruler of sharjah; shaikh mohammed bin saud bin saqar al qasimi crown prince of ras al khaimah; shaikh mohammed bin hamad al sharqi crown prince of fujairah; shaikh rashid bin saud bin rashid al mualla crown prince of umm al quwain; shaikh ammar bin humaid al nuaimi crown prince of ajman. — wam


Fairytale finish for African Story in Dubai World Cup