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Azizi Developments awards the winners of racing at Meydan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 21 February 2022: As part of its long-standing pillar partnership with the Dubai Racing Club, Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has sponsored another awe-inspiring Racing at Meydan event.

The trophies of the seven races were presented by Mr Mirwais Azizi, Founder and Chairman of Azizi Developments; Mr Farhad Azizi, CEO; Mr Fawad Azizi, Deputy CEO; Mr Afzaal Hussain, Chief Operating Officer; Mr Mohamed Ragheb Hussein, Chief Development Officer; Mr Mohamed Haitham Mashal, Head of Construction; and Mr Tizian H. G. Raab, Head of Public Relations & Communications. 

In his comments, Mr Mirwais Azizi said: “This annual series of events excites us all at Azizi Developments very much. Racing at Meydan brings communities together to celebrate and rejoice over a sport that is a significant part of the UAE’s rich culture and history. It is a truly moving experience for everyone, not just equestrians, and like many high-profile events hosted in the emirates, it puts Dubai on the world stage. It was a true pleasure to once again serve as a pillar partner for this monumental happening, one that reflects the leadership’s ambitions and Dubai’s standing as a highly advanced, welcoming and inclusive city. We applaud the remarkably talented victors of today’s race and now look forward to the onset of the Dubai World Cup.”




1st Place Winner 

Race 1: PUREBRED ARABIANS sponsored by Park Avenue by Azizi

 TB - Conditions 2000m (a10F) - Dirt

AED 80,000


Trainer – Helal Alalawi

Jockey – Abdul Aziz Al Balushi

Stabel – Byerley Racing

Race 2: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Al Furjan by Azizi

 TB - Maiden 1200m (a6F) - Turf

AED 82,500


Trainer – Bhupat Seemar

Jockey – Dane O’Neil

Stable – Al Rashid Stables

Race 3: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Mina by Azizi

 TB – Rated Conditions 1600m (a8F) - Dirt

AED 105,000


Trainer – Bhupat Seemar

Jockey – Tadhg O’Shea

Stable – Deva Racing

Race 4: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Aliyah by Azizi 

 TB – Handicap 1900m (a9.5F) - Turf

AED 87,500


Trainer – Ahmad bin Harmash

Jockey –Ray Dawson

Stable – Mr. Hamdan Harmash 

Race 5: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Riviera Beachfront by Azizi

 TB – Rated Conditions 2200m (a11F) - Turf

AED 95,000


Trainer – Ahmad bin Harmash

Jockey – Saif Al Balushi

Stable – Mr. Abdullah Menahi

Race 6: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Riviera by Azizi

 TB - Handicap 2000m (a10F) - Dirt

AED 95,000


Trainer – Musabbeh Al Mheiri

Jockey – Antonio Fresu

Stable – Tawfik A Saeid Ali

Race 7: THROUGHBRED sponsored by Creek Views by Azizi

 TB - Handicap 1400m (a7F) - Dirt

AED 95,000

Horse – Al SALT

Trainer – Erwin Charpy

Jockey – Dane O’Neil

Stable - Shadwell

The Racing at Meydan event is worth a combined AED 640,000 in prize money across its seven races. It takes place yearly from January to March and is a season of high-class international race days, championed by the most successful, high-profile owners, trainers, jockeys and horses, paving the way for the Dubai World Cup.