Sheikh Mohammed attends the English Derby

Sheikh Mohammed attends the English Derby

Sheikh Mohammed attends the English Derby

(London) – Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the Derby horserace at Epsom Downs racetrack. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and U.A.E. Minister of Finance, HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, other Sheikhs, senior officials, owners and a crowd of horseracing fans.
Australia, ridden by jockey Joseph O’Brien, won the English Derby followed in the second place by Kingston Hill, ridden by Andrea Atzeni, and in the third place by Romsdal, owned by Princess Haya bint Al Hussein and ridden by Richard Hughes.
The English Derby, still one of the world’s most popular horse races since its inauguration in 1780, is run on turf on the first Saturday in June over a 1.5-mile course at Epsom Downs, Surrey, England, and has a total purse of GBP 2.5 million for winners.
(Courtesy WAM)

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