The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group Supports Group 2 Zabeel Mile at Meydan

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The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, a Meydan Pillar Partner, is to support a Dubai World Cup Carnival card at Meydan this Thursday, which carries prize money in excess of US$1m and is highlighted by the Group 2 Zabeel Mile.

Won in 2015 by the Godolphin-owned Safety Check, trained by Charlie Appleby and ridden by William Buick, the $250,000 feature race boasts an honour roll of illustrious former winners. These include 2014 victor, Mshawish, the winner of the recent Grade 1 Donn Handicap who has been nominated to the 2016 Dubai World Cup field.

The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group will return to Meydan Racecourse on Saturday March 26, 2016 for the season-ending Dubai World Cup day, when the company will sponsor the UAE Derby, the most prestigious race for Classic-aged horses on the UAE calendar.

Abdullah Mohammed Juma Al Naboodah, Chairman of the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group said: “Carnival events are always popular. Al Naboodah Construction Group is delighted to be sponsoring this Thursday’s race night. We are very much looking forward to both enjoying the hospitality on the evening and the racing. We are sure both will live up to the usual high standards at Meydan.”

Meydan Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Meydan Racing Committee, Malih al Basti said: “The season is now in full swing and we are delighted to welcome the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group back to Meydan Racecourse for this high-class Dubai World Cup Carnival card. The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group has been part of our core network of sponsors since the very beginnings of international racing in Dubai and we are proud to continue our association with this leading UAE organisation.”

With more than 50 years of history and now employing more than 14,000 people, The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group provides a broad and diverse range of products and services.

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