13 are in the fray for the prestigious The President Cup Prep, a 2200m race scheduled to be held in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
Brazil’s Jose Severo on Egyto LA won the Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship race in Sao Paulo last Saturday to book a place in the series final in Abu Dhabi in November.
Alyson Deniel from the United Kingdom rode Nordika to a classy win in the Romanian leg of the Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship race
Having his third start for Eric Lemartinel and his main patron, UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the homebred grey colt had made a winning debut here in the capital in early November, but was then well beaten on his only subsequent start in a conditions race over this 1600m course and distance.
Djokovic has extra motivation this year as Wimbledon will be his last Slam of 2022. His continued refusal to get vaccinated means he will remain banned from entering the United States for the US Open later this summer.
Umran was handed a maiden call-up for the five-match T20 series against S.Africa at home, but the pacer did not get a chance. However, Umran is also part of the Hardik Pandya-led Indian team which is set to play two T20Is in Ireland.
Ralph Beckett-trained Westover won the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby with a dominant display at the Curragh Racecourse on Saturday. Ridden by Colin Keane, Westover romped home with seven lengths to spare over Piz Badile. French Claim finished third.
Neom, global partner of the (AFC), has announced the football skills development Shuhub Community Programme, which will aim to develop the next generation of Saudi talent and provide footballing opportunities to children of all abilities across Saudi Arabia.