An old adage says a dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Braving the blistering heat and brushing aside the coronavirus pandemic threat, Shareef Al Halawani, Jebel Ali Racecourse Manager,
Seven races at the penultimate Jebel Ali meeting of the ongoing season, highlighted by a 1200m conditions race for 3-year-olds, was won in taking fashion by Hawa Bilady. Previously a maiden, albeit having shown plenty of promise, the Shanghai
Racing at Jebel Ali on Friday afternoon was officially highlighted by a 1950m conditions race which proved a memorable occasion for Frenchman Clement Lecoeuvre who partnered his first UAE winner, Blue Sovereign, in his new role as stable
Seven-time UAE champion trainer Doug Watson combined with Sam Hitchcott to steal the show with a hat-trick while Salem Bin Ghadayer and Royston Ffrench enjoyed a double.
Tia Billimoria dominated the Ladies Open category. She defeated Andrea Wilkins 3/1 : 5/11, 11/8, 11/3, 11/7. Laila Tamer finished third.
The iconic Jebel Ali Racecourse will host its penultimate meeting which promises to one of the more exciting cards of the season with the Shadwell sponsored Conditions Jebel Ali Classic (Silver Jubilee) alongside an interesting 3yo race topping the eight races framed for Friday.
The Jebel Ali Police Station has arrested 6 Asians for illegally storing 3.5 tonnes of goods inside a labour accommodation, and intending to sell them as street vendors.
The new discovery is set to boost gas self-sufficiency in the UAE. The Jebel Ali gas field is located in the cross-border area between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed also visited the site along with officials to assess the situation.