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Report: Dubai ruler to enter Kentucky Cup

Oct. 7, 2009 at 7:51 PM   |   Comments

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum plans to run in a Kentucky Cup Endurance race in Lexington, the Courier-Journal reported.

The ruler of Dubai and his son, Sheik Majid, will compete for the United Arab Emirates team in next Wednesday's Kentucky Cup at Lexington.

Sheik Mohammed and his sons have been active participants in endurance racing many years.

The report said the race at Lexington is sponsored by the Emirates Equestrian Federation and is attracting riders from more than 20 countries preparing for the Endurance World Championship at the 2010 Games.

Spain's Maria Alvarez Ponton, the current world champion, also will compete.

Next week's test event at the Kentucky Horse Park features 75-mile and 100-mile races.

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