Emirates news agency – United Arab Emirates President’s Cup World Series for purebred Arabian horses arrives in Italy
Sat 06-26-2021 5:20 PM
ABU DHABI, June 26, 2021 (WAM) – The third round of the 28th edition of the United Arab Emirates President’s Cup World Series for purebred Arabian horses will be held at the San Siro Racecourse in Milan, Italy , Sunday June 27, 2021.
The first and second rounds took place in the United States and France respectively.
To be held under the high patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, with the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates, and the directives from His Royal Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the race will feature a field of nine Arabian, Italian and European horses in the Group 2 – 2000m race which has a prize in cash of â¬ 50,000.
The series is a testament to the UAE’s efforts to promote global awareness of purebred Arabian horses and their importance in the culture and history of the country.
The UAE has become a staunch supporter of their mission to promote the culture and heritage of the Arabian Peninsula through its treasured possession, the purebred Arabian horse.
The Emirates Equestrian Federation launched the President’s Cup World Series for purebred Arabian horses in 1994 to promote the noble breed to the world, which is now gaining popularity and appeal.
Created by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan to promote and celebrate Arabian horses, especially in Europe and North America, and to prove that they can compete with thoroughbreds, the series is the premier international race for Arabian horses and remains the first race for the breed.
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