It is organized by the Dubai Racing Club and sponsored by the Armed Forces

66 horses compete for the titles of the "Union Day" race in today's field

Part of the "Union Day" race last season at Meydan Racecourse.

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Today, the Meydan International Racecourse in Dubai will host the "Union Day" race, which is organized by the Dubai Racing Club to celebrate the 51st Federation Day of the UAE, in conjunction with the fourth evening in the new season's races, and 66 elite local and international horses are competing for their titles.

The festive program includes seven runs, all of which are held on sandy tracks, and the total prizes amount to 652,500 dirhams.

Six of the seven runs bear the names of the emirates of the country, while the fifth and main round is dedicated to the "Dubai Creek Mile" championship, where the evening begins at six in the evening, with the opening round "Abu Dhabi" sponsored by the ground forces, in a run dedicated to beginner horses for a distance of 1200 meters, and follows In the second half, «Dubai» sponsored by the Navy, and is intended for novice horses for a distance of 1400 sandy meters, and then the third round «Sharjah» sponsored by the Air Force, which is also designated for novice horses for a distance of 1200 meters, followed by the fourth round «Ajman» sponsored by the Presidential Guard, which is designated for parity horses for a distance 1200 metres.

Excitement continues its way towards the fifth round and the main event, which is held under the auspices of the reserve forces, and is designated for horses of the “listed” category for a distance of (1600 meters) with prizes amounting to 132 thousand dirhams, followed by the sixth round “Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah” sponsored by “Joint Aviation”, which is designated for the conditional category for a distance of 1600 meters, before the curtain falls in the seventh round, “Fujairah”, sponsored by the National and Reserve Service Authority, which is designated for horses of the “equivalence” category for a distance of 1400 sandy meters.

The ceremony includes allocating cash prizes for the racing fans, as announced by the Dubai Racing Club the day before yesterday in an official statement, in addition to other prizes including vouchers provided by the Meydan Hotel, and 26 in-kind prizes were announced, including 15 mobile phones. , and six portable computers (laptops), in addition to five tablets (tablets), and 12 other winners will be selected, each of whom will receive an amount of 500 dirhams among the 6000 dirhams prizes, which are distributed to the lucky ones in the track races, which raises the number of winners to 39 winners, and these prizes will be drawn after the end of the sixth round, with free vouchers distributed upon entering the track.

A member of the Board of Directors and Director General of the Dubai Racing Club, Major General Dr. Muhammad Issa Al-Azab, confirmed that “The Dubai Racing Club is always keen to interact with national and community events, as well as major events such as the 51st Federation Day of the UAE, and we are pleased to work again in partnership with the Ministry Defense to celebrate this important occasion, and we thank them for their support ».

The sponsorship of the armed forces and military units for the ceremony comes in honor of the most wonderful miracles of sacrifice and redemption offered by the valiant armed forces, with their heroism and honorable achievements in all the tasks entrusted to them inside and outside the country.

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