In pics: Sheikh Mohammed attends Royal Ascot
The Dubai Ruler celebrated another win for his Godolphin stables at the prestigious British horse race.
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai celebrated another racing victory yesterday, as he saw Godolphin’s Blue Point finish first in the King’s Stand Stakes at Royal Ascot.
The Dubai ruler was joined by his wife, HRH Princess Haya, son Sheikh Hamdan and 10-year-old daughter Sheikha Al Jalila at the prestigious event in the British town of Ascot.
After the win, HH Sheikh Mohamed said that he had come into the race relaxed, having won the esteemed Epsom Derby a few weeks ago with his horse Masar, though was happy to have won this race too.
Watch his English interview:
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At the awards ceremony, it was Dubai’s Crown Prince, HH Sheikh Hamdan, who collected the trophy, presented to him by British royal Princess Anne, with Sheikh Hamdan sharing the snap to his Instagram stories.
Pictures: Instagram/ Dubai Media Office