Rasmi Al Khalidiyah wins UAE President’s Cup world series for purebred Arabian horses in Sweden
Rasmi Al Khalidiyah, ridden by Per Anders Graberg, runs to the finish line to win the UAE President’s World Cup for Purebred Arabian Horses held in Malmö.
Gulf today report
Rasmi Al Khalidiyah of Al Khalidiyah Stables won the United Arab Emirates President’s World Cup for Purebred Arabian Horses held in Malmö, Sweden.
Janusz Kozlowski trained Rasmi Al Khalidiya, a five-year-old horse from stallion Naif Al Khalidiya and mare Rajwa Al Khalidiya, and ridden by jockey Per Anders Graberg.
With a smooth course, Rasmi Al Khalidiyah managed to take the lead against nine other horses and broke away from his rivals by a distance of five lengths to win the 1.73 kilometer race for horses over four years old.
The Cup races are held under the 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 Arab Emirates united, and under the directives of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
Faisal Al Rahmani, general supervisor of the UAE President’s Cup world series for purebred Arabian horses, and Saeed Al Muhairi, representative of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, crowned the champion and presented the trophies to Kozlowski and Graberg.
Rahmani pointed out that the Swedish race is a continuation of the cup’s successes in Europe, as it saw participation from elite owners and breeders and received wide media coverage.
He also noted that Sheikh Mansour’s support and his vision for the racing series led to the overall popularity of purebred Arabian horse racing.
He then addressed his greetings to Khalid Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, owner of Al Khalidiyah stables, for the success of Rasmi Al Khalidiyah.