(MENAFN- CBPR) Dubai, UAE, 22 January 2020: In line with its master-planned community presence in Meydan and long-standing partnership with Dubai Racing Club, Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, is sponsoring the opening night of the Dubai World Cup Carnival and is part of this prestigious event on the racing calendar for the fourth consecutive year. Thursday’s race night ran over seven races.
At the Dubai World Cup Carnival Race Meet, which was hosted on Thursday, the 21st of January 2021, Mr Mirwais Azizi, Founder and Chairman of Azizi Developments, presented the trophy to Antonio Fresu rider of Military Law, the winner of the Al Maktoum Challenge R1 race and Mr Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments, awarded Adrie de Vries rider of Lord Glitters as the winner of the Singspiel Stakes Race.
Azizi Developments’ senior management team presented the winners of the remaining five races of the Dubai World Cup Carnival on Thursday, the 21st of January 2021.
Race Purse Presenter 1st Place Winner Jockey / Horse
Race 1: Al Furjan sponsored by Azizi
TB – Handicap 1400m(a7f) - Dirt USD 65,000 Mr Nima Khojasteh, Executive Director – Sales & Marketing Jockey-Patrick Dobbs
Horse-Golden Goal (IRE)
Race 2: Dubai Racing Club Classic sponsored by Aliyah by Azizi
TB – Listed Handicap 2410m (a12F) - Turf USD 88,000 Mr Ragheb Hussein, Executive Director - Engineering Jockey-William Buick
Horse-Walton Street (GB)
Race 3: Dubai Stakes sponsored by Park Avenue by Azizi
TB – Group 3 1200m (a6F) - Dirt USD 130,000 Mr Yousef Mehrabi,
Chief Internal Auditor Jockey- Tadhg O'Shea
Horse-Switzerland (USA)
Race 4: Singspiel Stakes sponsored by Riviera by Azizi
TB – Group 2 1800m (a9F) - Turf USD 163,000 Mr Farhad Azizi,
Chief Executive Officer Jockey- Adrie de Vries
Horse-Lord Glitters (FR)
Race 5: Al Maktoum Challenge R1 sponsored by Mina by Azizi
TB – Group 2 1600m (a8F) - Dirt USD 228,000 Mr Mirwais Azizi,
Founder & Chairman Jockey- Antonio Fresu
Horse-Military Law (GB)
Race 6: Al Fahdi Fort sponsored by Creek Views by Azizi
TB – Group 2 1400m (a7F) - Turf USD 163,000 Mr Fawad Azizi,
Deputy CEO Jockey- Lanfranco Dettori
Horse-Land Of Legends (IRE)
Race 7: Dubai Dash sponsored by Aura by Azizi
TB – Limited Handicap 1000m (a5F) - Turf USD 88,000 Mr Nashat Helal,
Chief Financial Officer Jockey- Lanfranco Dettori
Horse- Equilateral (GB)

In his comments, Mr Mirwais Azizi said: “The Dubai World Cup Carnival, Racing at Meydan, and especially the subsequent Dubai World Cup, excite all of us at Azizi Developments every year. Especially in times like these, an event where communities can come together, with proper health precautions being taken and adhered to, to rejoice in hope and passion for a sport that is deeply rooted in the UAE’s heritage, is truly a touching experience for all who value not only equestrianism, but also the feeling of togetherness. We are absolutely delighted to sponsor this meet for the fourth year running, one that truly raises the bar for excellence every year, and we will continue to support high-profile events that put this great emirate – a global leader in both business and tourism - on the world stage.”
“We congratulate the very talented winners of today’s races and look forward to a new dawn of hope, success and progress”, he continued.
The Dubai World Cup Carnival of the 21st of January is worth a combined $925,000 in prize money across seven races run. The Dubai World Cup Carnival runs annually from January to March and is a season of high-class international race days, championed by the most successful, high-profile owners, trainers, jockeys and horses in the world. It runs alongside the domestic Racing at Meydan season and paves the way for the Dubai World Cup.


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