Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Honorary President of the Equestrian Club, patronized here last night the horse race ceremony, on Saudi Arabia Cup trophy, the richest and biggest of its kind, all through the history of world horse races.
The race took place, at King Abdulaziz Equestrian Square.
On arrival to the venue, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was received by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, Advisor to the King and Governor of Makkah Region, Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor at the Royal Court and Chairman of the Equestrian Club, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Minister of Sport, Prince Abdullah bin Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Ambassador to Austria and Director of the Equestrian Club Adel Al-Mazrou.
After the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques took his place in the main podium, he shook hands with Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, representative of the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain for Youth and Charitable Affairs; Sheikh Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa; Sheikh Mohammed bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa; Sheikh Yousef bin Mishaal Al-Sabah; Sheikh Zayed bin Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan; Sheikh Fahd bin Nasser Al-Sabah, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kuwaiti Olympic Committee and a number of senior guests.
Then, the royal anthem was played.
Then, the 8th half of Saudi Horse Race Cup started.
After the race ended with the victory of the American horse (Maximum Security), the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques handed over the trophy of the "Saudi Cup" to the owners of first place winning horse owners horse owners Gary, Mary West and Colmar.. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques also handed two trophies over to the horse trainer, Jason Servis and the jockey, Luis Saez.
Then, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosque left King Abdulaziz Equestrian Square with all the warm reception, deep thanks and appreciation accorded to him.
The Horse Race Ceremony on Saudi Cup was attended a number of princes, ministers and a number of participating horse owners.