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SHEIKH MANSOOR FESTIVAL NEWS
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan race in Toulouse

Horses owned by HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE and Minister of Presidential Affairs made a clean sweep of the top three spots in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Group Two race held in Toulouse on Thursday.

Najah, a three-year-old Munjiz filly bred by HH Sheikh Mansoor coasted to a smart win under Jean-Bernard Equem to win the Group 2 race, the final international fixture of this premium race series before the Euros 1.2 million Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown Group 1 on November 10 in Abu Dhabi.
 
Najah was chased home by two Mahabb fillies, Joudh and Wadeaa to make it a 1-2-3 in this prestigious race for owner HH Sheikh Mansoor. Joudh was ridden by Alexandre Gavilan while the third-placed Wadeaa was under Emilien Revolte.
 
The winning time in the race, which carried a prize fund of Euros 45,000, was 1.45.99.
 
Mr. Martial Boisseuil gave away the trophies on behalf of the Festival.
 
 
Ms. Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, Chairperson of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) and Chairperson of Ladies & Apprentice Racing Committees in the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR) and General Manager of Wathba Stallions congratulated HH Sheikh Mansoor on the success of his horses in the Group 2 event.
 
The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, with National Feed and Flour Production and Marketing Co. LLC as associate sponsors, The National Archives as the official partner and Emirates airline as the official carriers, in cooperation with Emirates Racing Authority, IFAHR, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare and sponsored by Ayadi LLC, Global United Veterinary Services LLC, Wathba Stallions, Abu Dhabi Falconers Club, Emirates Falconers Club, Mohamed Bin Zayed Falconry and Desert Physiognomy School, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Al Awani General Enterprises, Kabale, Omeir Travels, Laboratories Fadia Karam Cosmetics, YAS Channel, Racing Post, Paris Turf, Al Wathba Centre, the UAE's General Women's Union, The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2017, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Eastern Mangroves Suites-Abu Dhabi by Jannah, Anantara Eastern Mangroves Spa and Resort.

 
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