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Mansour bin Zayed launches Emirates Racing Authority Racing App for Smart Phones

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority (ERA), has launched the ERA’s App for smart phones where racing fans can live the thrills of racing almost instantly during the racing season 2015 – 2016.

The app is easily downloadable from the ERA website, http://emiratesracing.com/era-app. Fans can also download the App from Apple App Store for iPhone users, or Google Play Store for Android users.

The app has been developed by ERA’s IT team in a user-friendly format enabling fans to keep abreast of racing all over UAE racecourses.

Fans will now be able to follow up entries, declarations, results, and statistics for runners, owners, trainers and jockeys for the ongoing racing season at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Meydan Racecourse, Al Ain Racecourse, Jebel Ali Racecourse and Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club.

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Emirates Racing Authority, said: “In keeping with the direction of our wise leadership to adopt the Smart Government drive, we have created a brilliant method to keep racing enthusiast close to the racing events of the season.

“It is great to see this one of the eldest sports worldwide linked with cutting-edge technologies enabling racing fans to follow races through their smart phones and devices.

“We are excited to take this opportunity which will uplift the profile of racing in the UAE to bring it at par with world-class standards,” added HH Sheikh Mansour.

Details of the ERA Racing app on Smart Devices:

• Easy access for detailed racing information, both current and past for all UAE racecourses.

• Full details of the day’s race details (race cards, entries, form guides, and past results).

• Review current and previous form of all horses on the Horse Profile file, and pressing the Follow up button enabling access to the latest information about horse statistics & details.

• Up to date information of owners, trainers and jockeys.

• Immediate race results will be instantaneously updated to reflect the finishing order, time, reserve and comments about each horse.

• Race replay videos and photo finish images.

• Race season calendar for all UAE racecourses.

• Search for horses, jockeys, owners, and trainers through the Search Engine.

• “Follow” feature that will allow the user to have status alerts on any horse that they select.

About Emirates Racing Authority

Emirates Racing Authority (ERA) is the internationally recognised governing body for horse racing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It administers all aspects of the sport, including the implementation of the UAE Rules of Racing, the registration of racing horses and the licensing of all trainers, jockeys, officials and stable personnel. The Authority handles all entries and declarations for all race meetings in the UAE and administers the internationally approved Emirates Thoroughbred Stud Book.

For more information please visit www.emiratesracing.com.