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Irish Turf Club to honour H.H Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan at races this Sunday

May 19, 2014

His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan to be honoured
at the Curragh this Sunday.

His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan will be at the Curragh Racecourse on day 2 of the Guineas Spring Racing Festival, this Sunday the 25th of May where he will be presented with honorary membership of the Irish Turf Club. HH Sheikh Sultan is the eldest son of the Ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan who is President of the United Arab Emirates and Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. Sheikh Sultan is Chairman of the Emirates Equestrian Federation which is based in Abu Dhabi – the Federation which sponsors the Etihad Airways Irish 1000 Guineas and also runs a race in the HH The President of the UAE Cup series for pure bred Arabian horses (only race of its kind in Ireland).

Evan Arkwright, Commercial Manager of The Curragh Racecourse said, “Irish people are intrinsically linked with the Emiratis through our mutual love of horses. We have long been associated with excellence in breeding and training and this is reflected in our premier racing.”

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