(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Kieren fallon rides night of thunder to dramatic victory at the newmarket meeting.
his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai attended on saturday the english guineas at newmarket.
shaikh mohammed was accompanied by shaikh hamdan bin rashid al maktoum deputy ruler of dubai and uae minister of finance; shaikh hamdan bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum crown prince of dubai and princess haya bint hussein wife of shaikh mohammed.
the race was also attended by shaikh saeed bin maktoum al maktoum; shaikh juma bin dalmouk al maktoum; shaikh rashid bin dalmouk al maktoum; numbers of senior officials owners and fans.
kieren fallon on night of thunder owned by saeed manana dramatically won the qipco 2000 guineas at newmarket. it was a fifth colts’ classic success for the jockey and his first in the race for eight years.
following the race shaikh hamdan bin mohammed received the winning trophy from shaikh suhaim al thani. night of thunder’s win adds the ninth achievement for uae’s horses in the guineas.