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As part of its long-standing pillar partnership with Dubai Racing Club, Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, sponsored the 2022 Dubai World Cup Carnival for the fifth year running through seven races.

At the Dubai World Cup Carnival Race Meet, which was hosted on 21 January, Mirwais Azizi, Founder and Chairman of Azizi Developments; Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments; and senior executives awarded the winners of the seven races.

In his comments, Mirwais Azizi said: “At Azizi Developments, we look forward to this yearly event. The Dubai World Cup continues to draw communities together to celebrate a sport that is strongly rooted in the UAE's history and provides a truly touching experience for everyone, not just equestrians. The Dubai World Cup delivers on the leadership’s vision to promote Dubai as an advanced and inclusive city, and we are delighted to be the event’s pillar partner by sponsoring this world-class event. We congratulate the talented winners of yesterday’s races and look forward to a new dawn of hope, success and progress.”



1st Place Winner Jockey

Race 1: Dubai Trophy sponsored by Creek Views by Azizi

TB - Conditions 1200m (a6F) - Turf

USD 100,000

Jockey – William Buick

Race 2: Jumeirah Derby Trial sponsored by Park Avenue by Azizi

TB - Conditions 1800m (a9F) - Turf

USD 60,000

Jockey – Lanfranco Dettori

Race 3: UAE 2000 Guineas Trial sponsored by Al Furjan by Azizi

TB - Conditions 1400m (a7F) - Dirt

USD 60,000

Jockey – Michael Barzalona

Race 4: Al Rashidiya sponsored by Riviera Beachfront by Azizi

TB - (Group 2) 1800m (a9F) - Turf

USD 180,000

Jockey – Hector Crouch

Race 5: Al Fahidi Fort sponsored by Mina by Azizi

TB - (Group 2) 1400m (a7F) - Turf

USD 180,000

Jockey – William Buick


Race 6: Dubawi Stakes sponsored by Riviera by Azizi

TB - (Group 3) 1200m (a6F) - Dirt

USD 150,000

Jockey – Patrick Dobbs

Race 7: sponsored by Aliyah by Azizi

TB - Rated Conditions 2000m (a10F) - Dirt

USD 80,000

Jockey – Patrick Cosgrave

The Dubai World Cup Carnival is worth a combined $810,000 in prize money across seven races. It takes place annually 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 in the world. It runs alongside the domestic Racing at Meydan season and paves the way for the Dubai World Cup.

Source: Cicero and Bernay