HRH Crown Prince Patronizes Saudi Cup for Horse Race in its 3rd edition

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Riyadh, February 26, 2022, SPA -- His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, patronized today evening the third edition of the "Saudi Cup" race, which is the most expensive in the history of world horse races at King Abdulaziz Equestrian Square in Riyadh.
Upon his arrival, HRH Crown Prince was received by Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, and Prince Abdullah bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to Austria, member of the Board of Directors of the Horse Races Club.
HRH Crown Prince was accompanied by Prince Muhammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Governor of Riyadh Region, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, and Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sports.
After HRH Crown Prince took his place on the main stage, the royal anthem was played.
After that, the horses participating in the race moved from the grooming arena to the parade ground in front of HRH Crown Prince in a two-round show before the start of the race, and all the horse riders participating in the race were present in the parade ground.
Afterwards, the eighth inning of the Saudi Cup began.
After the end of the race, HRH Crown Prince went to the delivery platform, where he was received by Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al-Faisal, Chairman of the Equestrian Authority and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Horse Races Club.
HRH Crown Prince congratulated Prince Saud bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, owner of the Emblem Road, as he lifted the Saudi Cup as the winner of the race.
HRH Crown Prince also congratulated the horse trainer Miteb Al-Mallouh and the horse rider Giberto Ramos, who received a horse model and a horse rider helmet.
Souvenir photos were taken on this occasion.
Then HRH Crown Prince left the headquarters of King Abdulaziz Equestrian Field.
The Saudi Cup race ceremony was attended by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Governor of Makkah Region, Prince Abdulrahman Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, Prince Miteb bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, and a number of princes.
The ceremony was also attended from the Kingdom of Bahrain by Sheikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Committee of Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club, ministers , distinguished guests of the Saudi Cup ceremony from inside and outside the Kingdom, and a number of participating horse owners.
--SPA
23:01 LOCAL TIME 20:01 GMT
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