Dubai: Al Tayer Motors continued their long-time support of horse racing in the UAE by sponsoring Thursday’s big race Dubai World Cup Carnival card, which showcase three Group 3 races.
Among them are the $250,000 (Dh918,068) UAE 2000 Guineas, the $200,000 Firebreak Stakes and the $200,000 Al Shindagha Sprint.
Highlighting the company’s commitment to sponsoring the Carnival programme, Al Tayer Motors’ Chief Executive Officer Ashok Khanna said: “In the build-up to the Dubai World Cup, one of the most prestigious and high profile events on Dubai’s social calendar, Al Tayer Motors together with Ford and Lincoln, is pleased to present an exciting evening of equestrian racing action as part of the Dubai World Cup Carnival 2014.
“It is one of the many sporting disciplines we are associated with, and forms part of our commitment to supporting sports and sporting events in the UAE.”
Malih Al Basti, Meydan Group Board Member and Chairman of the Meydan Racing Committee, added: “Once again Al Tayer Motors has provided generous support for our domestic and international racing seasons.
“It is a great pleasure to host them at Meydan Racecourse during the run-up to and on the day of the Dubai World Cup and we look forward to our partnership continuing into the future.”
Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, also boasts a strong presence on Dubai World Cup day as sponsor of the Group 3 $1 million Dubai Gold Cup.