Azizi Developments crowns winners of Dubai World Cup Carnival

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Azizi Developments crowns winners of Dubai World Cup Carnival
Azizi Developments crowns winners of Dubai World Cup Carnival

Dubai, UAE, 18 January 2020:  As part of its long-standing pillar partnership with Meydan, Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, sponsored the Dubai World Cup Carnival for the third year running through six races named after its prestigious projects, namely Riviera 1, Mina, Creek Views, Aliyah, Al Furjan, and Riviera 2.

At the Dubai World Cup Carnival Race Meet, which was hosted on the 16th of January 2020, Mr Mirwais Azizi, Founder and Chairman of Azizi Developmentns, Mr Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments, and other senior executives from the company, awarded the connections of the winning horses.

The winners of the six Dubai World Cup Carnival races sponsored by Azizi are:


1st Place

Riviera 1

Ben Curtis, riding Certain Lad


Patrick Dobbs, riding Midnight Sands

Creek Views

James Doyle, riding Magic Lily


Daniel Tudhope, riding Suedois

Al Furjan

Richard Mullen, riding Bochart

Riviera 2

James Doyle, riding Roulston Scar

Farhad Azizi said: ‘We are delighted to sponsor the Dubai World Cup for the third consecutive year, in line with our pillar partnership with Meydan. This sponsorship is perfectly aligned with our philosophy and pursuit of bringing communities together, supporting the UAE’s heritage, development and vision, and placing Dubai on the world stage. The UAE is a leading destination for sports and international high-profile events, and we are proud to catalyse its development and raise the bar for excellence. We look forward to more exhilarating races as the World Cup commences, and wish all participants the best of luck”. 

The Dubai World Cup Carnival, worth $12.74 million in prize money across ten race meetings, runs annually from January to March and is a season of high-class international race days, contested by the most high-profile owners, trainers, horses, and jockeys in the world. It runs alongside the domestic Racing at Meydan season and paves the way for the Dubai World Cup Day, the richest day of horse racing in the world.