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Al Basti Equiworld Sponsors Racing at Meydan Meeting Saturday

Major Horse Sport Supporter Also Backs Season-long Best Turned Out Competition
Al Basti Equiworld, one of the biggest supporters of equine sport in the UAE, is back at the track on Saturday for sponsorship for the third time this season for a Racing at Meydan meeting.
The six-race card is worth Dh435,000 in prize money and is highlighted by a turf handicap over 2000m with the remaining races taking place on the all-weather.
“Indeed it is an honour to yet again associate with Meydan as a sponsor of the Racing at Meydan meeting on February 16,” said Arun Menon, General Manager, Al Basti Equiworld.
“By sponsoring this raceday, Al Basti Equiworld joins hands with Meydan in supporting the local equine industry by associating with racing at Meydan racecourse.
“Al Basti Equiworld is the leading horse feed and supplement supplier in the Middle East has always been at the forefront of supporting and promoting the UAE equine industry.
“Al Basti Equiworld further extends its commitment to the racing industry in the UAE by sponsoring the Best Turned out Horse and the raffle for racegoers at Meydan.
“We would also like to assure members of the public of our continued support of horseracing in Dubai and Meydan.”
Saeed H Al Tayer, Chairman, Meydan Group, said: “Al Basti Equiworld’s contribution to the equine industry in the UAE is without bounds. The company has long supported and nurtured the growth of horseracing by getting behind numerous initiatives and we are always delighted to welcome members of this esteemed company back to Meydan.
“Al Basti Equiworld not only supports numerous race meetings every season, but also sponsors the Best Turned Out and spectator raffle and it this attention to the smaller details that really identify the company as a community-minded entity with a true passion for the racegoers, the horsemen and the horses of the UAE.”
Since its launch in 1998, Al Basti Equiworld has pioneered the introduction and distribution of a number of internationally-renowned equine products to the UAE from leading horse feeds and shavings to pharmaceuticals and hay.
Admission is free to the public areas of Meydan Racecourse and tickets start at Dh25, gates open at 5pm and the first race starts at 6.45pm