Sultan Mohammed Khalifa Al Yahyaee, Dr Ghanem Mohammed Al Hajri and other dignitaries at the press conference. Kamal Kassim / Gulf Today
Sharjah Longines racecourse stages the final UAE meeting of 2019 on Saturday afternoon, a good six-race card highlighted by the first renewal of the Dhs200,000 The Crown Prince of Sharjah,
The first meeting of 2020 at Sharjah Longines Racecourse on Saturday afternoon is highlighted by the second edition of the GCC Cup, a 1700m contest afforded prestige status and for which eight are set to face the starter.
Saturday is the sixth and final meeting of the season at Sharjah Longines Racecourse, highlighted by the Dhs250,000 The Ruler of Sharjah Cup, but also featuring the Sharjah Marathon.
“To all my friends in Dubai and the UAE, this is a really difficult moment and we need to take care of us and others as well,” said Figo.
“It was a great relief to see him deliver last start after the trouble he’d encountered at his previous two,” said trainer James Cummings.
The Premier League has been postponed until at least April 30 because of the pandemic and it is feared the season will be delayed again when English football’s stakeholders meet to discuss the crisis on Friday.