ABU DHABI, TGO: The fourth round of the 29th edition of the UAE President’s Cup World Series for Purebred Arabian Horses is set to take place at the San Siro Racecourse in Milan, Italy.
The cup’s races are supported and closely monitored by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, to ensure the sustainability of the UAE’s efforts to enhance promote purebred Arabian horses globally, and keep alive the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
The cup began in May in France, followed by the United States and Tunisia, which is the first country in the Arab region to host the series, before returning to Europe, as part of the UAE’s efforts to encourage owners and breeders and showcase Emirati heritage.
Nine horses are participating in the Italian round to win the cup by racing over a distance of two kilometers.
Matar Suhail Al Yabhouni, Chairman of the Supreme Organising Committee of the Cup, said the event in Italy will be attended by owners and breeders and will receive major media coverage, noting the ongoing plans to support activities involving purebred Arabian horses.
Faisal Al Rahmani, General Coordinator of the Cup, said the event in Italy will be a successful gathering of horses from around the world, highlighting the significant turnout of Italian and European horses.