Af Al Motamen, ridden by Tadhg O’Shea, wins 1800m Al Maqam race at Al Ain racecourse on Thursday. Supplied photo
Al Jazira and newly-promoted Khorfakkan will set the ball rolling in the opening match of the Arabian Gulf Cup (AGC) as an action-packed and thrilling new season transpires on Thursday. A captivating season is on the cards as Sharjah and Shabab Al Ahli bid to retain their respective Arabian Gulf League (AGL) and Arabian Gulf Cup (AGC) titles
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