Pleasanton Racetrack to host Sheikha Fatima Championship and Sheikh Zayed Cup

Pleasanton Racetrack to host Sheikha Fatima Championship and Sheikh Zayed Cup
2013-07-05 21:54:17

WAM San Francisco, July 5th, 2013 – Alameda County Fair-Pleasanton Racetrack will tomorrow host the 8th round of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR and the sixth round of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup at the same venue.

Both events are held under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, as part of the HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Sheikh Zayed Cup carries a total purse of US$ 30,000 against US$25,000 for the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) race which makes it the world s richest ever ladies race.

A full field of 12 runners will line up for honours in the sixth round of the 1800 km Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup and 11 lady jockeys for the 1200m HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship IFAHR.

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