The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group Supports Meydan Card Worth Over US$1m

Features Group 2 Zabeel Mile and Fillies Classic UAE Oaks

Meydan Pillar Partner, The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group is to support a Dubai World Cup Carnival card this Thursday featuring the high-class Zabeel Mile, a Group 2 turf contest, as well as showcase fillies’ race, the Group 3 UAE Oaks.

The Listed Meydan Classic will also be staged on the six-race card, which will see four contests held on the turf and two on the all-weather.

This meeting, the eighth of eleven 2014 Dubai World Cup Carnival meetings will culminate in the March 29 Dubai World Cup day and is worth US$1,015m in prize money.

This is the second meeting of the season that bears the name of The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, after the company supported a Saturday race meeting on February 1. The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group will also have a strong presence on Dubai World Cup day through the sponsorship of the season’s most important Classic, the Group 2 UAE Derby worth $2m.

“The 2014 race season is now well underway in the UAE,” said Mr Abdullah Mohammed Juma Al Naboodah, Chairman of the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group.

“We are very much enjoying the events hosted at Meydan Racecourse. Our end of February Dubai World Cup Carnival evening should work well for us. We will promote several of the key companies from our extensive and diverse conglomerate, plus entertain a large number of clients and contacts with top quality hospitality.”

“Focus will then obviously be on the lead up to Dubai World Cup, which we always anticipate with excitement.”
Malih Al Basti, Meydan Group Board Member and Chairman of the Meydan Racing Committee said: “The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group is now entering its third season at Meydan Racecourse and it is a pleasure to welcome them back.

“This partnership has seen The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group support both our international and domestic race seasons and our principle day of racing - the March 29 Dubai World Cup.”

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 through four core business sectors - construction, commercial, investments and real estate.

Admission is free to the public areas of Meydan Racecourse and tickets start at Dh25, gates open at 5pm while the first race starts at 6.30pm.

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