Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, on Saturday, attended the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum UK Endurance Festival, in Euston Park.

He was accompanied by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Juma, President of the UAE Padel Association.

Sheikh Mohammed toured the race track and watched one of the stages of the competition.

More than 600 riders took part in the three-day championship that ends on Sunday.

Emirati Abdullah Al Marri won the 160km race with a time of 7:01:53 hours and Shaheen Al Mazrouei took the 120km title with a time of 4:41:29 hours.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum UK Endurance Festival is one of the world’s largest horse-racing endurance meetings with a total prize money of £1 million (Dh4.69m), reported state news agency Wam.

It is considered the final stage in preparations ahead of the World Endurance Championship in the US.


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