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ISSUE 749 Jebel Ali Supplement 13th January 2022 www.aladiyat.ae 30 years to savour! Morawij Jebel Ali Sprint Emmrooz Jebel Ali Stakes Forjatt Jebel Ali Mile Pearl Anniversary celebrations commence at Jebel Ali

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1988 Sheikh Ahmed identiÀes perfect site for a racecourse 1990 Sheikh Ahmed outlines plans Nov 1990 Stable/racecourse/grandstand construction commenced 1990 Classic Ruler Àrst winner trained from Jebel Ali Stables Aug 1991 Racecourse ready Jan 1992 First meeting staged, opening race won by El Ramaha Jan 1992 First Thoroughbred race won by Red Rainbow for ‘home team’ Nov 1992 First meeting run under ERA rules 93/1992 Jebel Ali Stables' Dhruba Selvaratnam wisn inaugural UAE Trainers’ Championship 1993 VIP grandstand built Dec 1993 Jebel Ali Stakes Àrst run, won by Azhar for Sheikh Ahmed & Selvaratnam 94/1993 Jebel Ali Stables & Selvaratnam champions again Jan 1994 Inaugural Al Maktoum Challenge I won by Red Rainbow, trained by Selvaratnam at Jebel Ali Stables Jan 1994 Sheikh Ahmed and Selvaratnam win inaugural HH the President’s Cup with Faltaat Mar 1994 Jebel Ali Sprint Àrst run – won by Faltaat for ‘home team’ Apr 1994 Jebel Ali Mile Àrst run – won by Shebl for ‘home team’ Apr 1994 Wafayt is Àrst Abu Dhabi Championship winner for Sheikh Ahmed and Selvaratnam 1994 Mosque and refreshment outlets built Dec 1995 Wafayt is Àrst National Day Cup winner for SheikhAhmed and Selvaratnam 1995 Hospitality boxes added to grandstand 1996 Children’s play area added Mar 1996 Try Prospect wins Jebel Ali Sprint and follows up in 1997 Feb 1997 Sheikh Ahmed and Selvaratnam win Al Maktoum Challenge II with Tropicool 99/1998 Selvaratnam sets personal UAE record of 67 winners in a season 99/1998 Stable jockey Willie Supple amasses UAE record of 73 Feb 1999 Abreeze wins Sprint for Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor 2000 Jebel Ali Stakes upgraded to Listed status 2001 Jebel Ali Sprint upgraded to Listed status 2001 Faltaat tunnel opened 2002 Jebel Ali Mile upgraded to Listed status Dec 2002 Subsequent UAE Derby winner Victory Moon wins on local debut Dec 2002 First Listed winner for apprentice Ryan Moore – Clodion in Jebel Ali Stakes 04/2003 Allan Smith trains over at Jebel Ali Stables, training more winners than anyone that season, including Group 1 National Day Cup with Khoutoubia Feb 2003 Subsequent Golden Shaheen winner State City wins Jebel Ali Sprint Dec 2003 Subsequent Kahayla Classic hero Kaolino posts second course win Feb 2004 ConÁict wins his second Jebel Ali Mile – three years after his Àrst Mar 2004 ConÁict completes historic double by winning Jebel Ali Sprint Feb 2006 Willie Supple partners Àve winners on same card Mar 2006 Sheikh Ahmed and Selvaratnam win Group 3 Burj Nahaar with Marbush Mar 2007 Sheikh Ahmed and Selvaratnam win Group 2 Jebel Hatta with Seihali Feb 2008 Selvaratnam saddles 1000th career winner, Almaram at Nad Al Sheba Mar 2008 South Africa’s Drift Ice wins Jebel Ali Sprint 2009 Jebel Ali Stakes, Mile and Sprint prize money raised to Dh500,000 Feb 2011 Snaafy, highest-rated horse ever to grace the course, wins the Mile 12/2011 Sheikh Ahmed, Selvaratnam and Richard Mullen win inaugural JA Championships 13/2012 Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama, Musabbeh Al Mheiri and Wayne Smith monopolise course’s big races with Treble Jig and Russian Rock 2013 Jebel Ali Mile upgraded to Group Three status 2013 Treble Jig becomes Àrst horse to win consecutive Jebel Ali Miles 2013 Treble Jig becomes Àrst dual winner defending Jebel Ali Stakes crown 2013 Russian Rock becomes second dual winner to defend Jebel Ali Sprint title Jan 2014 Interpret is a third consecutive Jebel Ali Stakes winner for Al Mheiri Jan 2014 Forjatt is a Àrst Jebel Ali Mile winner for Selvaratnam and Sheikh Ahmed Mar 2015 Subsequent 2016 Golden Shaheen winner Muarrab lands Jebel Ali Sprint Mar 2015 Dormello provides both Sheikh Ahmed and Selvaratnam a record Àfth Abu Dhabi Championship Dec 2015 Forjatt provides both Sheikh Ahmed and Selvaratnam a record sixth National Day Cup Feb 2016 UAE 2000 Guineas victor Market Rally, Àrst local Classic for Selvaratnam and Sheikh Ahmed Mar 2016 Market Rally wins Al Bastakiya but is sadly ruled out of UAE Derby Mar 2016 Morawij provides both Sheikh Ahmed and Selvaratnam a record sixth Jebel Ali Sprint Dec 2016 Bluff records Selvaratnam’s 200th Jebel Ali winner Feb 2017 Jebel Ali Sprint and Stakes staged on same day for Àrst time Mar 2017 Silver Jubilee Stakes introduced to Jebel Ali programme, won by Shamaal Nibras who wins again in 2019 Dec 2018 National Day landed by Sheikh Ahmed's Forjatt for new Jebel Ali Stables' trainer Nicholas Bachalard Dec 2020 Another National Day Cup for Bachalard and Sheikh Ahmed, courtesy of Boerhan Feb 2021 Mouheeb takes UAE 2000 Guineas for the Jebel Ali Stables' team Feb 2021 Inaugural Pat Smullen Conditions Stakes won by Sheikh Ahmed's Shamikh for Bachalard

4 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT THECHARACTER played by Engineer Shareef Al Halawani has been one of the most pivotal in the success of Jebel Ali Racecourse. Al Halawani trod a fine line as he went about bringing to life the vision of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who was keen on the UAE having a racecourse that would genuinely test the fortitude of man, animal and the partnership between the two. Guided by the directives of Sheikh Ahmed, Al Halawani and his team not only managed to construct the physical edifice and the legendary undulating track with its steep finish, but turn Jebel Ali Racecourse into an institution. “Our mission has always been to preserve the challenge offered by the track and the hospitality provided at Jebel Ali Racecourse,” said Al Halawani, the man who has been in charge of running the day to day affairs at the racecourse since the primitive days of UAE racing. Al Halawani’s association with the UAE has continued since 1990, when he rolled up his sleeves and immersed himself wholeheartedly for the cause of racing, a sport he knew virtually little or nothing about. “The essence and mission of Jebel Ali Racecourse was based on two pivotal pillars, the first of which was the vision of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the patron and founder of the racecourse, to make the track an exciting and challenging one that would provide competitive racing and secondly that no stone was left unturned in a bid to make it hospitable for the crowds that would be visiting. “The track had to be accommodating for everyone who would go racing and not just the jockeys, trainers and owners, but spectators and sponsors as well. “Sheikh Ahmed had stressed on these two points and these had to be in place before anything else and these were the beacons that have guided us all along, from the first days of racing until today and they will continue to be the guiding lights in the future as well.” Al Halawani was speaking with Al Adiyat as Jebel Ali Racecourse geared up for its 30th anniversary celebrations that will stretch for a month starting 14 January. And the Egyptian administrator let his hair down as he reminisced about the stages and details of the establishment and development of the track from the very beginning. Al Halawani was at the forefront of things and witnessed first hand as Tobougg Corner Sheikh Ahmed’s attention to detail the reason for Jebel Ali’s success: Al Halawani INTERVIEW: SHAREEF AL HALAWANI Engineer Shareef Al Halawani & HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

5 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT supervisor, the implementation of the engineering and development aspects of the facilities and the track. “Not many would know this but before it could become Jebel Ali Racecourse, the track was called Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Stables,” Al Halawani revealed. “Sheikh Ahmed’s directives and convictions drew the roadmap for us and we are proud and grateful to have contributed to the development of the track and ultimately to the development of horse racing in the country. “This is a timeless track and the quality of racing here is capable of keeping pace with the requirements of the next 50 years.” The track we see today, grandstand and all, evolved over the years with initial construction starting soon after the need for a venue and its location was picked by Sheikh Ahmed in 1990. The first challenge faced by the development team concerned the soil. It was light and lifted up easily with minimal breeze. “Sheikh Ahmed came up with the idea of mixing it with oil and turning it into a more cohesive mix,” Al Halawani said. “It was an idea ahead of its time and the mix has proven itself to this day. It is a surface easier for horses to run on and limits the amount of kickback, limiting injuries and is easy to maintain during and after the season.” After the initial planning, preparation and levelling of the site had been completed in 1991, track development plans were prepared and approved by Sheikh Ahmed, with the first of the projects starting inMay 1992. These included the establishment of a main gallery for VIPs, judges and various officials and other racing personnel. “Now the other important aspect Sheikh Ahmed had stressed upon was making the track attractive for racegoers. He wanted racing to be for the public and for people to throng the racecourse and enjoy the racing and other activities it offered,” Al Halawani said. “Work was ongoing to give racegoers a good experience not just on the track but off it as well. So many projects started later too like the cafeteria, umbrellas and a back garden with activities to keep kids entertained. “The car park was also increased in capacity and could now hold nearly 3,000 vehicles.” Cosmetic work to enhance the area surrounding the track was also undertaken over time and a massive landscaping project began in 1994/95. He said: “The cosmetic and expansion works included a massive project to irrigate and cultivate the area surrounding the facilities and overlooking the track. The lake, fountain and waterfall worked well and still add to the racing in terms of splendour. The complementary work of beautifying the track was completed ahead of the 1995/96 season.” Jebel Ali was an instant hit with the public and earned itself a reputation as a ‘family’ racecourse with its afternoon tea party like atmosphere drawing a wide demographic and nicely showcasing the diversity of the UAE. All the while Sheikh Ahmed took a keen interest in the affairs of the racecourse and particularly the development of the venue. “He would pore over details of the plans and come up with suggestions and was so open to suggestions. He gave us free rein, and oversaw things like a true gentleman and professional,” Al Halawani said, adding the idea to provide private booths for race sponsors and increase the capacity of the stands came directly from Sheikh Ahmed. Development work continued after the 1995/96 campaign, with the focus now on increasing the capacity of the stables. The barriers on both sides of the track were also replaced with PVC pipes taking the place of aluminium to make racing safer for horses and jockeys. Additionally, the capacity of the mosque was also doubled and sustainable agricultural and irrigation facilities were instituted. The Faltaat Tunnel was also eventually constructed to ease the movement of racegoers from the entrance to the grandstands and the mounds skirting the track. The finish of the turn marrying the back stretch to the long home straight was named ‘Tobougg Corner’ during the early years of the new millennium as a tribute to 2000 European Champion 2yo Colt, Tobougg, one of the most famous racehorses to run in Sheikh Ahmed’s famous yellow and black silks. Over the years the curve has become a true test of quality horses and Al Halawani Faltaat Tunnel Engineer Shareef Al Halawani BY DUANE FONSECA

6 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT confirmed work to make it safer for riding is ongoing. “It’s quite a challenge to have the outer fringes of the bend raised as it has to smoothen out in time to join the straight which is used for sprints, but we’ll get it done during the summer because Sheikh Ahmed will spare no effort in making this one of the best venues for racing,” he said. “The first of the major renovations to the track were carried out during 2020 despite the Covid-19 pandemic with Emirates Racing Authority officials. It shows the dedication of the staff and the management of the racecourse and everyone involved in UAE racing. “Expert advice from around the world was sought to improve the racing surface and make it safe for everyone involved. Development is a continuous process and does not stop. You cannot sit back and watch, you have to keep going and over time we can take pride looking back at what has been achieved here at Jebel Ali Racecourse.” Responding to a question about night racing at the track, Al Halawani said the track could be prepared and equipped to host evening races, but said Sheikh Ahmed has always wanted to make racing at Jebel Ali a family affair and ensure the safety of racegoers. Finally, Al Halawani saluted the colleagues who have worked on the racecourse project from its very early days. “Ziad Galadari, Ali Khamis Beljafla, Khalifa bin Dasmal, Colonel Muhammad Jamieh, the late Raafat Shehata were the first generation of partners associated with establishing racing here. These men had the wisdom to help translate the founder’s vision into reality,” he said. “The late editor of Al Adiyat Mohammad Taha played a pivotal role in getting media support for the track in the UAE and abroad. Yasir Mabrouk helped coordinate the regulations for races, Abdel Fattah Ismail worked to enhance the artistic direction of the early racebooks, while Lara Sawaya helped bring in the early sponsorship. “The media has played a huge role in enhancing the position of the racecourse and Dubai Horse Racing Information Centre, Al Adiyat magazine, Dubai TV and local press have done a fine job over the years. “But the crowd that came here over the years has played one of the most important roles. They have helped make the atmosphere at Jebel Ali the best in the country.” Engineer Shareef Al Halawani & Abdel Fattah Ismail of DHRIC Late Editor of Al Adiyat Mohammad Taha

7 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT JEBEL ALI STABLES resident trainer Nicholas Bachalard has saluted Jebel Ali Racecourse and its founder and patron HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for the indelible mark they have left behind on UAE and world racing. Jebel Ali has been a pivotal pillar of racing in the UAE and has produced some of the best racing within Emirati shores over its 30 years of existence. The racecourse has evolved tremendously and is one of the most popular destinations for racegoers and their families because it has something for everyone, with top quality racing a highlight over the years. And Bachalard believes it all boils down to Sheikh Ahmed’s vision and humongous support and the years of hard work put in by the facility’s management to ensure their patron’s orders to keep everyone entertained are strictly followed. “Jebel Ali Racecourse has been a longstanding feature in the racing world and in UAE racing,” Bachalard said. “Sheikh Ahmed has been one of the greatest supporters of racing in the UAE over the years and continues to carry on. “The longevity of Jebel Ali is a tribute to Sheikh Ahmed and his commitment to racing. His support of owners and trainers and his desire to make racing entertaining for everyone attending too is second to none. “Jebel Ali is a place that for the last 30 years has made a lot of racegoers and their families very happy. They’ve gathered to enjoy racing and just as the first 30 years ends, a new era begins which will see racing being run at Jebel Ali on Saturdays. “People are what make the atmosphere at racing and Jebel Ali is a fine example of how brilliant the racing is here with such huge crowds. There has always been a superb atmosphere at Jebel Ali and that’s all because of the crowd and the quality of the horses that have provided memorable racing here over the years.” Bachalard further lauded Sheikh Ahmed as having left an indelible mark on world racing too. “On the world stage too, Sheikh Ahmed has had horses racing very successfully, particularly in England,” Bachalard added. “He has always been a big supporter of racing in England and his horses have won some of the biggest races in the world. “On a personal note he has always supported me even if things haven’t gone the right way. He’s always helped and supported me in my career.” Jebel Ali longevity a tribute to Sheikh Ahmed: Bachalard INTERVIEW: NICHOLAS BACHALARD BY DUANE FONSECA JARC Pearl Anniversary fan competition To celebrate the Pearl Anniversary of Jebel Ali Racecourse (JARC), which marks its 30 years in UAE racing, JARC’s management will identify 30 fans that have attended race meetings at the venue over the years. To register for the competition, racegoers must register themselves at https:// dhric.ae/register and then create a profile via the following link… https://dhric.ae/jebelali/profile

8 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT THE GARDEN TEA PARTY like atmosphere at Jebel Ali Racecourse is legendary. But legends don’t come into being out of nothing. They are created, refined and established, with the hands of time redefining their relevance over the years. A generation has come and gone, but racing at Jebel Ali, if anything, has only gotten better over each passed decade and as the venue founded by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary, we speak to those with close ties to racing in the UAE… Sheikh Abdullah bin Majid Al Qasimi, chairman of the board of directors of Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club (SERC): Jebel Ali Racecourse (JARC) was one of the first to witness races being run under official international rules in the UAE and I congratulate HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the patron and founder of the course, and the management on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of its founding. Jebel Ali held a key place in the early years of UAE racing and had a great impact on developing racing in the country. JARC is one of the tracks that support cooperation and coordination with other venues. It is unique because of the nature of the surface and is a venue that has attracted a lot of fans over the years. Ali Khamis Beljafla, former member of JARC’s organising committee and former director of Dubai Racing Club: I was honoured to join the first team commissioned by Sheikh Ahmed to follow up on the establishment of JARC. It is one of the leading tracks in the country and has left an indelible mark on racing here as it has preserved its character over the years. The facilities are optimal and the racing it provides is challenging and brings out the best in man and animal. I was among the few that visited the proposed site in the late 1980s along with Sheikh Ahmed. The area was called Yerba then and had ripples and hills similar to tracks in England. Sheikh Ahmed ordered the original environment around the track to be retained and ordered the design to represent a horseshoe, with safety of horses and riders paramount. Racing here is characterised by a high level of competitiveness and it is a venue appreciated highly by all those attending, especially families. The organising committee has done well to preserve its legacy and distinctive flavour for 30 years, which is a matter of pride and the future will be better than the past. Ziad Galadari, chairman of the organising committee at JARC: I am honoured to chair the organising committee and to have worked with the team that established this venue according to the directives of Sheikh Ahmed, an ardent supporter of racing in the country. JARC provides a unique experience to everyone and has enriched racing in the country with some truly spectacular races contested on its surface over the years. Sheikh Ahmed has always taken keen interest in supporting this venue and turned it into a cornerstone and one of the main pillars of racing in the country. Thanks to Sheikh Ahmed’s continuous support, the concerted efforts of the management and good communication channels with sponsors, media and racegoers, racing here has been elevated to another level. We are confident this legacy will continue for generations. Mohammed Juma Khalifa Al Qaizi, chairman of Dubai Horse Racing Information Centre (DHRIC): JARC has been doing well since its establishment by Sheikh Ahmed 30 years ago. Through JARC Sheikh Ahmed has left an indelible mark on horse racing in the country through his unceasing efforts to raise the bar all the time over the years. It is one of the best venues for racing in the world and it is something that gives pride to the nation. JARC is one of the important pillars of UAE racing and it is one of the most popular race venues in the country. The 30th year anniversary coincides with the Golden Jubilee of the UAE, whose leaders, HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE President, and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, have worked hard to take the UAE to new heights in various fields. Brigadier (M) Hussein Muhammad Hussein, former secretary of the UAE Equestrian & Racing Federation: We would like to thank the leaders of the country for their incredible support in furthering the cause of horse racing in the UAE and at Jebel Ali in particular. Sheikh Ahmed has done so much for racing around the world, and here in the UAE he established one of the best venues in the country. I think the track is one of his most innovative ideas and the creation of the Dubai Horse Racing Information Centre and Al Adiyat Magazine to help promote racing have helped up the status of the country worldwide. Sheikh Ahmed’s vision in motion

9 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT Yasir Mabrouk, technical director of the Emirates Racing Authority: The track is testimony to Sheikh Ahmed’s association and commitment to racing. I have witnessed JARC being established and turning into one of the best venues for racing in the UAE. We launched races here under the supervision of the ERA, and the vision and support of Sheikh Ahmed has transformed the track and the area from a remote zone 30 years ago into a superb sports facility in the midst of an area that is fast developing. The track embodies Sheikh Ahmed’s association with racing and is a very unique one in terms of competitiveness and safety and it is perhaps the most popular destination for racegoers in the UAE. The vibe on race days is really great and there is something for everyone attending which has made it popular not just with race fans but families as well. As JARC celebrates its 30th anniversary, I would like to congratulate Sheikh Ahmed and the JARC management on doing a brilliant job over the years of helping racing thrive here. Eng. Mohammed Saeed Al Shehhi, director general of the office of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and director of HH’s Races: JARCwill remain a destination for those seeking a challenge and excitement. Sheikh Ahmed wanted that and deliberately chose a site and track to set up a unique course that would be a challenging test and give horses in the region a sample of racing in England. This track was established in a rural part of Dubai in the early nineties but now occupies a prime place in the heart of a vibrant urban area, which is another example of the vision of Sheikh Ahmed. We are pleased that over the past 30 years the track has delivered epic confrontations and a few horses have gone on to do well in the Dubai World Cup Carnival programme, Dubai World Cup Day and races in Europe. I would like to congratulate Sheikh Ahmed and all the teams that have worked to make JARC what it is today and I wish them all the very best for the future. AhmedMohammed Abdullah Al Sarookh, director of Dubai Horse Racing Information Centre (DHRIC): I would like to congratulate Sheikh Ahmed and the management on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of JARC. This majestic edifice has been able to consolidate its position in racing folklore during this time and it is one of the leading horse racing venues not just in the UAE but around the world. The racecourse has something for everyone and is truly a family track. It is all thanks to the directives of Sheikh Ahmed, it’s patron and founder, and the tireless efforts of JARC management. DHRIC and JARC have a long lasting relationship that has only gotten stronger over the years and is bound to continue for a long time. Ahmed Saeed Al Shehhi, higher committee of JARC: The racecourse has achieved plenty of distinction during its 30 years of existence and it’s all thanks to the guidance and commitment shown by Sheikh Ahmed, its founder and patron. The directives of Sheikh Ahmed were clear and can be summed up in providing the best of facilities and making all who come to attend meetings comfortable. It is a brilliant venue for everyone, owners, trainers, jockeys and the public and we are very happy to provide the very best and keep improving. Obaid Al Zaabi, Head of Human Resources, DHRIC: Whenwe started in 1992, it was all about trying to get the spectators to come and enjoy the racing here because that’s how His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum wanted things to be at Jebel Ali. He wanted top quality racing and for there to be fanfare and today everyone knows Jebel Ali Racecourse and wants to go racing there. The status of the racecourse has grown tremendously over the past three decades and it’s all down to the effort and vision of Sheikh Ahmed and the work put in by the management to make it one of the best racing venues in the UAE. Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Arabian Horse Racing Festival: I would like to congratulate Sheikh Ahmed and the management of the track on their 30th anniversary. I am honoured to have cooperated with JARC during the early days of racing here and the support of Sheikh Ahmed and the cooperation of the track management has been really great. JARC has become one of the most important venues for racing in the country.

10 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT THE Jebel Ali Stakes was the first of the feature races to be introduced at Jebel Ali and was contested for the first time on 31 December 1993. It was won by the ‘home team’ of HH Sheikh Ahmed, Dhruba Selvaratnam and Johnny Murtagh courtesy of Azhar. Selvaratnam won it again with Um Algowain in 1995 under Brett Doyle but then had to wait until 2011 for his third and most recent win in the race with Kieren Fallon in the saddle on Emmrooz, also in the colours of Sheikh Ahmed. Trainer Paddy Rudkin had a great record in the early renewals with three of the first six winners, starting with Skookum in 1994. He was ridden by Paul Eddery as was his 1997 winner Water Poet, a first victor in the feature for Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum. Richard Hills was in the saddle on Rudkin’s Dahik in 1998 for the jockey’s main employer Sheikh Hamdan. Bill Mather and Peter Brette combined to win the 1996 renewal with Desert Conqueror. After Dahik’s 1998 victory, Kiaran McLaughlin saddled the winner in each of the next two seasons, although both races were actually run in the calendar year of 2000. Eddie Ahern won on Keltoi in January, with Willie Supple doing the honours on Pentagonal in December of that year. Keltoi’s victory was the first over today’s 1950m trip with the race contested over 2000m on the first six occasions. Satish Seemar saddled the first of his three winners in 2001 with Michael Hills aboard Resplendent Star, Ryan Moore steering his El Hurano to victory in 2004 and Wayne Smith aboard his 2007 winner Anani. Moore was riding his second winner of the race in 2004 having won it in 2002 on Clodion who was a first Listed winner for the then apprentice jockey. Then in 2003 trainer Doug Watson saddled his very first big race winner when Seamus O’Gorman gained the day on Dubai Honor and the American handler doubled his tally in the race in 2015 with Jutland under Pat Dobbs. Rashed Bouresly supplied something of a surprise winner when Baldaquin won in 2005 before Erwan Charpy won the race three times in four years. Richard Hills won the race for a second time when winning on Charpy’s Mashaheed in 2009, following in the hoofprints of stable companion Rampallion who won the year before for David Badel. Two years previously, in 2006, it was Tadhg O’Shea aboard Charpy’s Singing Poet. Jebel Ali Stakes JEBEL ALI STAKES Treble Jig Um Algowain Emmrooz Montsarrat

11 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 After Emmrooz won in 2011, Musabbeh Al Mheiri dominated the race for the next three years, combining with then stable jockey, Wayne Smith, to win the race in both 2012 and 2013 with Treble Jig, owned by Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama. In doing so, he became the first dual winner of the race and, as we will see later, also made history by completing a brace of Stakes and Jebel Ali Mile doubles. Interpret, under Silvestre de Sousa, was Al Mheiri’s winner in 2014, while fellow Emirati handler, Ali Rashid Al Rayhi won the race for the first time last year, saddling Sheikh Hamdan’s Haatheq to land the spoils under Dane O’Neill. Satish Seemar then added a fourth victory in the contest, courtesy of Farrier, partnered by Richard Mullen as was Saltarin Dubai, successful for the same pairing last season. Montsarrat emulated Treble Jig as a dual winner of the race, O’Shea aboard for Salem bin Ghadayer in 2018 with Royston Ffrench in the saddle 12 months later when the horse was saddled by Sandeep Jadhav. Mark Of Approval earned just that when victorious under Pat Cosgrave in 2020, a first major Thoroughbred success for trainer Mahmood Hussain. JEBEL ALI STAKES LISTED Dirt JEBELALI RACECOURSE 1950M (a9.75F) For NH 4YO+ & SH 3YO+ Past Winners Run over 2000M 1993-1998. Switched to 1950M Jan 2000 Prestige in 1993. Listed in 1998 Date Year Horse Owner Trainer Jockey Time Feb 5 2021 SALTARIN DUBAI (ARG) Ali Haddad S Seemar R Mullen 1:59.46 Feb 21 2020 MARK OF APPROVAL (USA) Sayed Hashish M Hussain P Cosgrave 1:59.03 Feb 22 2019 MONTSARRAT (Ire) Ahmad Ghalita Almheiri S Jadhav R Ffrench 1:57.72 Feb 23 2018 MONTSARRAT (Ire) Ahmad Ghalita Almheiri S bin Ghadayer T O’Shea 1:57.91 Feb 17 2016 FARRIER (USA) Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Al MaktoumS Seemar R Mullen 1:57.38 Feb 19 2016 HAATHEQ (USA) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumA Al Rayhi D O’Neill 1:57.93 Jan 9 2015 JUTLAND (GB) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum D Watson P Dobbs 1:57.08 Jan 10 2014 INTERPRET (USA) Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum M Al Mheiri S De Sousa 1:57.43 Jan 11 2013 TREBLE JIG (USA) Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama M Al Mheiri W Smith 1:58.69 Jan 13 2012 TREBLE JIG (USA) Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama M Al Mheiri W Smith 1:57.23 Jan 14 2011 EMMROOZ (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam K Fallon 1:58.93 Jan 15 2010 MASHAAHED (GB) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumE Charpy R Hills 1:58.30 Dec 19 2008 RAMPALLION (GB) Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Maktoum E Charpy D Badel 2:00.54 Dec 21 2007 ANANI (USA) Mohammed Jaber Abdullah S Seemar W Smith 2:02.82 Dec 22 2006 SINGING POET (Ire) Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum E Charpy T O’Shea 1:58.25 Dec 23 2005 BALDAQUIN (GB) Bouresly Racing Syndicate R Bouresly P Dillon 2:00.05 Dec 24 2004 EL HURANO (ARG) Abdullah Al Maddah S Seemar R Moore 2:01.01 Dec 26 2003 DUBAI HONOR (GB) Sheikh Saeed bin Mohammed Al Maktoum D Watson S O’Gorman 1:59.29 Dec 27 2002 CLODION (Ire) Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum M Al Kurdi R Moore 1:59.17 Dec 21 2001 RESPENDENT STAR (Ire) Nicolaus R A Springer S Seemar M Hills 1:58.02 Dec 29 2000 PENTAGONAL (USA) Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum K McLaughlin W Supple 1:57.87 Jan 8 2000 KELTOI (GB) Ali Abdullah Al Shafar K McLaughlin E Ahern 1:59.03 Dec 18 1998 DAHIK (GB) Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamdan Al Maktoum P Rudkin R Hills 2:00.17 Dec 19 1997 WATER POET (Ire) Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum P Rudkin Paul Eddery 1:58.73 Dec 27 1996 DESERT CONQUEROR (USA) Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum W Mather P Brette 2:00.22 Dec 29 1995 UM ALGOWAIN (USA) Dawood Khalifa D Selvaratnam B Doyle 2:00.92 Dec 30 1994 SKOOKUM (Ire) Mohammed bin Ahmed Khalifa Al Youssuf P Rudkin Paul Eddery 2:06.39 Dec 31 1993 AZHAR (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Murtagh 2:07.98 Jutland Farrier Jebel Ali Stakes Top trainer Satish Seemar – 5 wins Top jockey Wayne Smith – 3 wins Dual winners Treble Jig & Montsarrat Fastest winning time 1:57.08 Jutland 2015

12 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT ORIGINALLY a 1200m race, the March 1994 inaugural Jebel Ali Sprint also went the way of the ever formidable Jebel Ali team with Faltaat scoring in Sheikh Ahmed’s yellow silks under Johnny Murtagh for Dhruba Selvaratnam who won the next three renewals also. Murtagh was in the saddle on Satank in 1995, with Brett Doyle partnering the race’s first dual winner, Try Prospect, in both 1996 and 1997. Both of Try Prospect’s victories were achieved at 1000m, today’s distance for the dash. Murtagh was back on board Sheikh Ahmed’s and Selvaratnam’s fifth winner, the speedy Raging Creek, in 2006, with Wayne Smith aboard their most recent victor, Morawij, who landed the spoils in 2016, with Chris Hayes in the saddle when the same horse won the following year. The initial Jebel Ali domination was ended by Kiaran McLaughlin’s Indian Rocket under Richard Hills in 1998 and the pair again combined in 2000 with Hattab. Their victories were split by Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor for whom Frankie Dettori steered Abreeze to victory in 1999. The Italian jockey was back in the winner’s enclosure in 2001 on Flight Pattern for Graeme Rogerson and Dettori claimed his third win in the race in 2011 on Satish Seemar’s Spin Cycle. He was recording consecutive victories in the race for the trainer who had saddled Terrific Challenge to win the 2009 renewal under Ted Durcan. Seemar won the race for the first time in 2005 with Magic Master who remains the sole Sprint victory for Tadhg O’Shea. Seemar would make it four in 2014, supplying apprentice Marc Monaghan with his biggest UAE success aboard Take Ten. Adi Selvaratnam upheld the family’s great record in the contest when Conroy won in 2002 under Gary Hind who landed the race for a second time in 2004 on Conflict who had also won the Jebel Ali Mile that year. Musabbeh Al Mheiri saddled his very first Listed winner in 2007 with Martin Dwyer aboard Taqseem, while Doug Watson and Fernando Jara combined with Hammadi in 2009. South Africa took the prize in 2008 with Kevin Shea combining with Mike de Kock Jebel Ali Sprint JEBEL ALI SPRINT Morawij State City Russian Rock Spin Cycle

13 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SPRINT LISTED Dirt JEBELALI RACECOURSE 1000M (a5F) For NH & SH 3YO+ Past Winners Run over 1200M in 1994-1995 Prestige in 1994. Conditions in 1995. Listed in 1996. Run as Prestige in 1999 & 2000. Listed from 2001 Date Year Horse Owner Trainer Jockey Time Feb 5 2021 AL TARIQ (Fr) Abdul Mohsen Al Abdul Kareem D Watson P Dobbs 59.23 Feb 21 2020 ALKARAAMA (USA) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumM Al Mheiri A Fresu 58.94 Feb 22 2019 THAMMIN (GB) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumM Al Mheiri J Crowley 58.07 Feb 23 2018 SHILLONG (GB) Byerley Team H Al Alawi P Cosgrave 58.40 Feb 17 2017 MORAWIJ (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam C Hayes 58.89 Mar 4 2016 MORAWIJ (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam W Smith 58.78 Mar 6 2015 MUARRAB (GB) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumM Al Mheiri P Hanagan 59.37 Mar 7 2014 TAKE TEN (GB) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum S Seemar M Monaghan 58.69 Mar 8 2013 RUSSIAN ROCK (Ire) Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama M Al Mheiri W Smith 59.09 Mar 9 2012 RUSSIAN ROCK (Ire) Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama M Al Mheiri W Smith 58.10 Mar 11 2011 SPIN CYCLE (Ire) Zabeel Racing International Corp S Seemar L Dettori 58.55 Mar 12 2010 TERRIFIC CHALLENGE (USA) Zabeel Racing International Corp S Seemar T Durcan 59.26 Mar 13 2009 HAMMADI (Ire) Malih Lahej Al Basti D Watson F Jara 59.71 Mar 14 2008 DRIFT ICE (SAf) Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi M de Kock K Shea 1:00.72 Mar 23 2007 TAQSEEM (Ire) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumM Al Mheiri M Dwyer 58.58 Mar 17 2006 RAGING CREEK (USA) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Murtagh 59.35 Mar 18 2005 MAGIC MASTER (SAf) Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum S Seemar T O’Shea 1:00.17 Mar 19 2004 CONFLICT (Fr) Sheikh Marwan Al Maktoum M Al Kurdi G Hind 58.37 Feb 21 2003 STATE CITY (USA) SMRM P Rudkin M Hills 57.34 Feb 1 2002 CONROY (USA) Mohammed Al Jamali A Selvaratnam G Hind 58.73 Feb 9 2001 FLIGHT PATTERN (Aus) Silver Fern Syndicate G Rogerson L Dettori 58.25 Feb 18 2000 HATTAB (Ire) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumK McLaughlin R Hills 58.24 Feb 19 1999 ABREEZE (USA) Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Al MaktoumS bin Suroor L Dettori 1:10.94 Feb 20 1998 INDIAN ROCKET (GB) Khalil Al Sayegh K McLaughlin R Hills 1:10.51 Feb 21 1997 TRY PROSPECT (USA) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam B Doyle 1:11.43 Mar 1 1996 TRY PROSPECT (USA) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam B Doyle 1:12.77 Mar 31 1995 SATANK (USA) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Murtagh 1:15.13 Mar 14 1994 FALTAAT (USA) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Murtagh 1:14.37 to land the prize with Drift Ice. Subsequent Golden Shaheen winner State City was the winner in 2003 for Paddy Rudkin and Michael Hills, smashing a track record that is never likely to be lowered. Al Mheiri, Wayne Smith and Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama supplied the second dual Jebel Ali Sprint winner with Russian Rock prevailing in both 2012 and 2013, while the trainer also saddled Sheikh Hamdan’s Muarrab, victorious in 2015. Last season’s renewal went to Al Tariq, a second winner of the race for Watson, Pat Dobbs performing the steering on this occasion. Pat Cosgrave was aboard Shillong in 2018, a first major Thoroughbred winner for Helal Alalawi. Al Mheiri saddled the winner in both 2019 and 2020, both for the late Sheikh Hamdan. Jim Crowley partnered Thammin to victory in the former with Antonio Fresu aboard Alkaraama the following year. Try Prospect Conroy Jebel Ali Sprint Top trainer Dhruba Selvaratnam – 7 wins Top jockey(s) Frankie Dettori, Johnny Murtagh & Wayne Smith – all 3 wins Dual winners Try Prospect, Russian Rock & Morawij Fastest winning time57.34 State City 2003 (1000m track record)

14 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT OBVIOUSLY over 1600m, the Jebel Ali Mile was the last of the course’s three feature races to be inaugurated with Kiaran McLaughlin dominating the race in the early years. His Shebl won the inaugural running in 1994 under Ken Blackstun, with Carlos Arias winning aboard both Ikaab in 1996 and Soviet Line the following year. Jarah made it three in a row for the trainer in 1998 under Daragh O’Donohoe, with Richard Hills completing a quintet for the trainer in 2000 on Cornish Snow. Satish Seemar can also boast five winners, having opened his account in the race in 1999 with Speedfit Too, ridden by Ted Durcan, as was his 2007 winner Parole Board. Both were owned by HE Sheikh Rashid as was Seemar’s 2003 winner, Dancal who was partnered by Kerrin McEvoy. Jebel Ali Mile JEBEL ALI MILE Conflict Chiefdom Snaafy Treble Jig

15 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI MILE GROUP 3 Dirt JEBELALI RACECOURSE 1600M (a8F) For NH 4YO+ & SH 3YO+ Past Winners Conditions in 1994. Prestige in 1996. Listed in 2002. Group 3 in 2013 Date Year Horse Owner Trainer Jockey Time Jan 22 2021 BLOWN BY WIND (GB) Hh Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum S bin Ghadayer X Ziani 1:37.97 Jan 24 2020 CHIEFDOM (USA) Sheikh Hasher Mohammed Al Maktoum S bin Ghadayer R Ffrench 1:38.02 Jan 25 2019 SECRET AMBITION (GB) Nasir Askar S Seemar R Mullen 1:36.88 Jan 26 2018 SHAMAAL NIBRAS (USA) EERC (Mngr: Mrs Rebecca Byrne) D Watson P Dobbs 1:37.97 Jan 20 2017 FORJATT (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam C Hayes 1:36.21 Jan 22 2016 SEFRI (USA) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumE Charpy P Hanagan 1:38.06 Feb 20 2015 SILVER GALAXY (GB) Fathi Esaed Mohd Egziama M Al Mheiri S De Sousa 1:36.67 Jan 24 2014 FORJATT (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Doyle 1:37.00 Jan 25 2013 TREBLE JIG (USA) Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama M Al Mheiri W Smith 1:36.25 Feb 27 2012 TREBLE JIG (USA) Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama M Al Mheiri W Smith 1:39.09 Feb 4 2011 SNAAFY (USA) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumM Al Mheiri R hills 1:38.01 Jan 20 2010 JET EXPRESS (SAf) Ahmed Al Falasi A Al Rayhi R Ffrench 1:37.84 Jan 30 2009 GOLDEN ARROW (Ire) Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum E Charpy T O’Shea 1:37.19 Feb 1 2008 JONQUIL (Ire) Fawzi Abdulla Nass D Watson W Supple 1:40.47 Feb 16 2007 PAROLE BOARD (USA) Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum S Seemar T Durcan 1:37.37 Feb 3 2006 MOGAAMER (USA) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumS Seemar W Supple 1:38.25 Feb 4 2005 BURNT EMBER (USA) Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum D Watson W Supple 1:38.07 Feb 20 2004 CONFLICT (Fr) Sheikh Marwan Al Maktoum M Al Kurdi G Hind 1:37.50 Mar 21 2003 DANCAL (Ire) Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum S Seemar K McEvoy 1:36.85 Mar 15 2002 PACINO (GB) Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum E Charpy S Sanders 1:37.69 Mar 2 2001 CONFLICT (Fr) Sheikh Marwan Al Maktoum N Robb A Delpech 1:37.08 Mar 3 2000 CORNISH SNOW (USA) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumK McLaughlin R Hills 1:37.49 Apr 16 1999 SPEEDFIT TOO (Ire) Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum S Seemar T Durcan 1:39.30 Apr 17 1998 JARAH (USA) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al MaktoumK McLaughlin D O’Donohoe 1:38.74 Apr 18 1997 SOVIET LINE (Ire) Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum Al MaktoumK McLaughlin J Arias 1:37.61 Apr 26 1996 IKAAB (USA) Hassan Al Abbar K McLaughlin J Arias 1:38.57 Apr 21 1995 WATHIK (USA) Saeed Al Ghandi P Rudkin P Brette 1:40.66 Apr 22 1994 SHEBL (USA) Abdul Rahman Abdulla Majan K McLaughlin K Blackstun 1:42.68 Seemar’s fourth winner was Mogaamer, under Willie Supple, in 2006, the year after Supple won the race on the Doug Watsontrained Burnt Ember. Richard Mullen was aboard Seemar’s most recent victor, Secret Ambition in 2019. Watson and Supple also combined in 2008 with Jonquil in the colours of Bahraini Fawzi Nass, while Watson saddled Shamaal Nibras to land the spoils in 2018 for EERC (Emirates Entertainment Racing Club). Erwan Charpy has three winners to his name with Tadhg O’Shea’s success on Golden Arrow in 2009 achieved seven years after Pacino’s win under Seb Sanders. Sheikh Hamdan’s Sefri and Paul Hanagan provided the Frenchman with his third Mile victory just last year. Conflict actually won the race twice and his historic win in 2004 under Gary Hind, when the pair doubled up in the Jebel Ali Sprint, was registered three years after he won it for Anthony Delpech when trained by Nick Robb. At the time, he was the only dual winner of the race but that changed in 2013 when course specialist Treble Jig won the race for the second consecutive year, just as he had done in the Jebel Ali Stakes. Sporting the colours of Fathi Esaed Mohammed Egziama, Wayne Smith was aboard both times for Musabbeh Al Mheiri, while owner and trainer landed the spoils again in 2015 with Silver Galaxy under Silvestre de Sousa. Al Mheiri had also won the race in 2011 with Snaafy, owned by the late Sheikh Hamdan and partnered by his retained jockey, Richard Hills. Quite remarkably, Sheikh Ahmed and Dhruba Selvaratnam had to wait 21 years to win the Mile with James Doyle the jockey aboard Forjatt who ended that drought in 2014, with the same horse, under Chris Hayes, doubling up in 2017. The two most recent renewals have both gone to horses trained by Salem bin Ghadayer, Xavier Ziani aboard Blown By Wind last season, 12 months after Royston Ffrench partnered Chiefdom to success. Forjatt Jebel Ali Mile Top trainer(s) Satish Seemar & Kiaran McLaughlin – both 5 wins Top jockey Willie Supple – 3 wins Dual winners Treble Jig & Conflict Fastest winning time 1:36.21 Forjatt 2017

16 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT INTRODUCED FIVE YEARS AGO to celebrate a quarter of a century since the inception of Sheikh Ahmed’s racecourse, the 1400m Jebel Ali Classic (Silver Jubilee) immediately proved a happy hunting ground for Doug Watson. Having won the inaugural edition with Shamaal Nibras, a horse who very rarely disappointed ‘up the hill’, that horse ran in the Godolphin Mile the following year so was not able to defend his crown. Cosmo Charlie flew the flag admirably for the American though before EERC (Emirates Entertainment Racing Club) flagbearer Shamaal Nibras regained his crown. He looked likely to make it three in 2020, only to be denied near the line by stable companion Thegreatcollection. Satish Seemar and Pat Cosgrave combined to land the spoils last season with Rodaini, another syndicate horse, this one representing Touch Gold Racing. Following the sad death of former Jebel Ali stable jockey Pat Smullen in the autumn of 2020, a new race was introduced last year, a 6f conditions race for 4yos only. Fittingly, the prize was kept at home, Sheikh Ahmed’s Shamikh landing the spoils under Ryan Curatolo for Nicholas Bachalard. Pearl anniversary but still Silver Jubilee Classic JEBEL ALI SILVER JUBILEE Shamaal Nibras Cosmo Charlie Thegreatcollection Shamikh JEBEL ALI CLASSIC (SILVER JUBILEE) CONDITIONS Dirt JEBELALI RACECOURSE 1400M (a7F) For NH 4YO+ & SH 3YO+ Past Winners Date Year Horse Owner Trainer Jockey Time Mar 19 2021 RODAINI (USA) Touch Gold Racing S Seemar P Cosgrave 1:25.68 Mar 22 2020 THEGREATCOLLECTION (USA) Zaur Sekrekov D Watson P Dobbs 1:24.32 Mar 22 2019 SHAMAAL NIBRAS (USA) EERC (Mngr: Mrs Rebecca Byrne) D Watson P Dobbs 1:23.45 Mar 23 2018 COSMO CHARLIE (USA) Ramzan Kadyrov D Watson S Hitchcott 1:24.81 Mar 17 2017 SHAMAAL NIBRAS (USA) EERC (Mngr: Mrs Rebecca Byrne) D Watson T O’Shea 1:22.76 PAT SMULLEN CONDITIONS STAKES CONDITIONS Dirt JEBELALI RACECOURSE 1200M (a6F) For NH &SH 4YO ONLY Past Winners Date Year Horse Owner Trainer Jockey Time Feb 19 2021 SHAMIKH (USA) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum N Bachalard R Curatolo 1:39.26

17 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 SELECTED JEBEL ALI STABLE JOCKEYS OVER THE YEARS Lester Piggott Kieren Fallon Johnny Murtagh Oisin Murphy Richard Mullen Willie Supple James Doyle William Buick Pat Smullen Brett Doyle Chris Hayes Tadhg O’Shea Ryan Curatolo

18 ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT Distance . Distance . Distance . Thoroughbred Track Records at Jebel Ali Racecourse Date: 26-Dec-14 Time: 1:48:73 INTERPRET Distance . Date: 16-Feb-07 Time: 2:14:71 SENLIS COLMAR KID Date: 10-Jan-14 Time: 1:35:09 TOP CLEARANCE Date: 17-Mar-17 Time: 1:56:66 Distance . Distance . Distance ST . Date: 10-Jan-14 Time: 1:08:42 MUJAAZEF Distance OVAL . Date: 6-Feb-98 Time: 1:22:76 WEDDING GALLERY STATE CITY Date: 21-Feb-03 Time: 00:57:34 SHAISHEE Date: 10-Jan-14 Time: 1:20:71 Distance OVAL . Distance . Distance . Purebred Arabians Track Records at Jebel Ali Racecourse Date: 14-Dec-18 Time: 1:46:56 AL MUHALHAL AL THANI Distance . Date: 24-Jan-03 Time: 2:15:19 TAHADIY HATTEEN Date: 02-Feb-07 Time: 1:33:60 AF AL JAHED Date: 05-Jan-17 Time: 2:01:69 Distance . Distance ST . Date: 08-Jan-00 Time: 1:03:75 FAIRTON Distance ST . Date: 28-Dec-12 Time: 1:33:16 AF LAFEH FINE FELLOW Date: 16-Mar-01 Time: 1:18:50

19 JEBEL ALI SUPPLEMENT ISSUE 749 - THURSDAY 13 JANUARY 2022 Sheikh Ahmed’s big race Purebred Arabian & Thoroughbred winners from Jebel Ali Stables SHEIKH ZAYED BIN SULTAN AL NAHYAN JEWEL CROWN TURF PA GROUP 1 ABU DHABI EQUESTRIAN CLUB 2200M (a11F) For 4YO+ Past Winners Race not run in1994 Formerly The National Day Cup 2014-1992. Conditions in 1993. Group 3 in 1998. Group 2 in 2000. Group 1 in 2002. Paid in Euro 2017-2015; back to AED 2018. Changed to 2200M in 2020 Date Year Horse Owner Trainer Jockey Time Dec 1 2002 KHOUTOUBIA (Fr) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum A Smith G Hind 1:45.33 ALMAKTOUM CHALLENGE ROUND 1 Dirt PA GROUP 1 MEYDAN RACECOURSE 1600M (a8F) For 5YO+ Past Winners Run on dirt 2009-1994. Switched to all weather in 2010. Switched to Dirt in 2015 Conditions 1994. Group 2 in 1999. Group 1 in 2001 Jan 18 2001 KHOUTOUBIA (Fr) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam P Smullen 1:46.65 ABU DHABI CHAMPIONSHIP TURF GROUP 3 ABU DHABI EQUESTRIAN CLUB 2200M (a11F) For NH 4YO+ & SH 3YO+ Past Winners Not run in 2003 & 2002 Prestige in 1993. Listed in 2005. Group 3 in 2011 Date Year Horse Owner Trainer Jockey Time Mar 15 2015 DORMELLO (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam O Murphy 2:13.50 Mar 16 2008 MULAQAT (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Murtagh 2:16.67 Apr 9 2006 MORSHDI (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam D O’Donohoe 2:13.06 Apr 24 1997 DOREG (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Murtagh 2:16.13 Apr 29 1994 AZHAR (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Murtagh 2:14.48 HIS HIGHNESS THE PRESIDENT CUP TURF LISTED ABU DHABI EQUESTRIAN CLUB 1400M (a7F) For NH 4YO+ & SH 3YO+ Past Winners Not run in 1995 Run over 1200M in 1994. Prestige in 1994. Listed in 1999 Date Year Horse Owner Trainer Jockey Time Dec 18 2011 JAASOOS (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Doyle 1:22.59 Dec 23 2007 ANS BACH (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam W Supple 1:24.52 Jan 30 2000 MAIDAAN (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum S bin Suroor J Carroll 1:22.48 Jan 20 1994 FALTAAT (USA) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Murtagh 1:10.11 SHEIKH ZAYED BIN SULTAN AL NAHYAN NATIONAL DAY CUP TURF LISTED ABU DHABI EQUESTRIAN CLUB 1600M (a8F) For NH & SH 3YO+ Past Winners Conditions in 1993. Listed in 1996. Name changed to Sh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan National Day Cup in 2018 Dec 4 2020 BOERHAN (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum N Bachalard R Curatolo 1:36.61 Dec 9 2018 FORJATT (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum N Bachalard C Hayes 1:36.38 Dec 6 2015 FORJATT (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam C Hayes 1:38.94 Dec 5 2010 JAASOOS (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam K Fallon 1:35.36 Dec 6 2009 JAASOOS (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam W Buick 1:35.77 Nov 30 2003 BAARIDD (GB) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum A Smith B Doyle 1:35.30 Dec 3 1995 WAFAYT (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam B Doyle 1:33.81 JEBELALI MILE Dirt GROUP 3 JEBELALI RACECOURSE 1600M (a8F) For NH 4YO+ & SH 3YO+ Past Winners Conditions in 1994. Prestige in 1996. Listed in 2002. Group 3 in 2013 Jan 20 2017 FORJATT (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam C Hayes 1:36.21 Jan 24 2014 FORJATT (Ire) HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum D Selvaratnam J Doyle 1:37.00

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