Azizi Developments Sponsors 2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival for the 4th Consecutive Year

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Published January 24th, 2021 - 07:04 GMT
Azizi Developments Sponsors 2021 Dubai World Cup Carnival for the 4th Consecutive Year
During the event
Azizi Developments is sponsoring the opening night of the Dubai World Cup Carnival and is part of this prestigious event on the racing calendar for the fourth consecutive year.

In line with its master-planned community presence in Meydan and long-standing partnership with Dubai Racing Club, Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, is sponsoring the opening night of the Dubai World Cup Carnival and is part of this prestigious event on the racing calendar for the fourth consecutive year. Thursday’s race night ran over seven races.

At the Dubai World Cup Carnival Race Meet, which was hosted on Thursday, the 21st of January 2021, Mr Mirwais Azizi, Founder and Chairman of Azizi Developments, presented the trophy to Antonio Fresu rider of Military Law, the winner of the Al Maktoum Challenge R1 race and Mr Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments, awarded Adrie de Vries rider of Lord Glitters as the winner of the Singspiel Stakes Race.

Azizi Developments’ senior management team presented the winners of the remaining five races of the Dubai World Cup Carnival on Thursday, the 21st of January 2021.




1st Place Winner  Jockey / Horse

Race 1: Al Furjan sponsored by Azizi
TB – Handicap 1400m(a7f) - Dirt

USD 65,000

Mr Nima Khojasteh, Executive Director – Sales & Marketing

Jockey-Patrick Dobbs 

Horse-Golden Goal (IRE)

Race 2: Dubai Racing Club Classic sponsored by Aliyah by Azizi
TB – Listed Handicap 2410m (a12F) - Turf

USD 88,000

Mr Ragheb Hussein, Executive Director - Engineering

Jockey-William Buick

Horse-Walton Street (GB)

Race 3: Dubai Stakes sponsored by Park Avenue by Azizi
TB – Group 3 1200m (a6F) - Dirt

USD 130,000

Mr Yousef Mehrabi,
Chief Internal Auditor

Jockey- Tadhg O'Shea

Horse-Switzerland (USA)

Race 4: Singspiel Stakes sponsored by Riviera by Azizi
TB – Group 2 1800m (a9F) - Turf

USD 163,000

Mr Farhad Azizi,
Chief Executive Officer

Jockey- Adrie de Vries

Horse-Lord Glitters (FR)

Race 5: Al Maktoum Challenge R1 sponsored by Mina by Azizi
TB – Group 2 1600m (a8F) - Dirt

USD 228,000

Mr Mirwais Azizi,
Founder & Chairman

Jockey- Antonio Fresu

Horse-Military Law (GB)

Race 6: Al Fahdi Fort sponsored by Creek Views by Azizi
TB – Group 2 1400m (a7F) - Turf

USD 163,000

Mr Fawad Azizi,
Deputy CEO

Jockey- Lanfranco Dettori

Horse-Land Of Legends (IRE)

Race 7: Dubai Dash sponsored by Aura by Azizi
TB – Limited Handicap 1000m (a5F) - Turf

USD 88,000

Mr Nashat Helal,
Chief Financial Officer

Jockey- Lanfranco Dettori

Horse- Equilateral (GB)


In his comments, Mr Mirwais Azizi said: “The Dubai World Cup Carnival, Racing at Meydan, and especially the subsequent Dubai World Cup, excite all of us at Azizi Developments every year. Especially in times like these, an event where communities can come together, with proper health precautions being taken and adhered to, to rejoice in hope and passion for a sport that is deeply rooted in the UAE’s heritage, is truly a touching experience for all who value not only equestrianism, but also the feeling of togetherness. We are absolutely delighted to sponsor this meet for the fourth year running, one that truly raises the bar for excellence every year, and we will continue to support high-profile events that put this great emirate – a global leader in both business and tourism - on the world stage.”

“We congratulate the very talented winners of today’s races and look forward to a new dawn of hope, success and progress”, he continued. 

The Dubai World Cup Carnival of the 21st of January is worth a combined $925,000 in prize money across seven races run. The Dubai World Cup Carnival runs 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.


Background Information

Azizi Developments

Although the foundation stones of the present-day Azizi Group were laid in 1989, it was in 2007 when the towering presence of Azizi Developments first began to take shape. Mirwais Azizi was driven to design homes and communities inspired by modern urban living. But at the heart, it was about giving back to a city that had offered him and his family a place of peace and security. He set a vision for the future without losing sight of the past, ensuring he stays within client budgets, but goes beyond the norm to create the best possible living experience for people. Today, Azizi Developments reflects the aspirations of a wide spectrum of lifestyle seekers. This means a permanent dedication to understanding and meeting clients' aspirations, developing distinctive homes that set the standard in contemporary building design and offering an unparalleled level of customer service. It's about unlocking a new lifestyle for the curious and ambitious, setting the ideal platform to live, work and play – and building communities that bring people closer.

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