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BAIRAQ ANNAMOOS CHAMPIONSHIP - SECOND VERSION FINALE

27.May.2019
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It's all about camel

Protecting heritage is everyone's role

AHMED BIN MOHAMMED HONORS THE WINNERS OF BAIRAQ ANNAMOOS CHAMPIONSHIP

ANNAMOOS FOR BIN GHADAYER SONS

Under the patronage and support of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Executive Council for Dubai Government and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council.In an elegant awards ceremony was arranged, on the 27th of May 2019 at Al Remal Fort, during which His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC ) and Chairman of Dubai Camel Racing club (DCRC), honored the winners of  Bairaq Annamoos Championship for Tribesmen in its second version.

The ceremony was held in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Sultan Bin Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Advisor to the UAE President, President of the Emirates Camel Racing Federation, and Head of the Presidential Camel Racing Establishment, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The event was also attended by a group of tribesmen and camel owners from all over the country.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, awarded the three winners with lucrative in cash award totaling AED 9, 000, 000, 00.

BIN GHADAYER SONS TOP VICTORS

Thanks to the unchallenged and talented Mohammed Rashid Bin Ghadayer Al Katabi, who has led and represented the Bin Ghadayer Team through the six rounds. He was really fought and challenged prominent and veteran owners and trainers during this distinguished competition resulted in this great achievement by collecting 147 points from 19 symbols enabled them to snatch the big booty allocated for the championship i.e.; AED5,000,000,00 along with the designated  Banner for Bairaq An Namoos Championship.

THE SECOND WARD

The award allocated for the second position was shared by His Excellency Faraj Ali Bin Hamouda Al Dhahiri and Saif Ali Rashid Bin Suwalem Al Katabi, each received AED two million.

BIN NASRA ... WINNER OF THE FIRST VERSION

Last year’s stars included the camels Baynounah and Meyasa, who helped Saleh Bin Nasra Al Amri to won the first edition of the championship.

THE INITIATIVE

The UAE is historically known for its attachment to camel, to its origin and the roots of the best breed and distinctive strains of camels able to attract fans, especially the younger generation, encouraging them to take up traditional Emirati sports and keep in touch with their heritage, this is the exact path initiated by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (May God Have Mercy Upon Him) so, we should preserve and stick to our roots and our traditions.

From this belief, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council of Dubai Government and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, has generously launched “Bairaq An Namoos Championship” i.e.;” The winner’s banner “specified only for Tribesmen, domestically and regionally, aiming to create a fair and impartial competitive among camels' owners and trainers to enriching a cemented and an interactive environment among them.

AN HONOR FOR THE BEST OWNER

The initiative is an expression of the UAE’s attentiveness in supporting the country’s heritage, culture, and support for camels, and its importance to UAE’s heritage and history.

“Bairaq Annamoos Championship” is an honor for the best owner. It encourages camels’ owners to expose their strengths and best camels to participate and compete in specified six major championships to be held annually and is designated only for the laps that carry symbols awards, here are the six festivals:

A) Zayed Grand Award Festival for Camel Racing.

B) His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Camel Festival.

C ) His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Camel Festival.

D)  Al Wathba Camel Festival Finale.

E) King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival.

F ) Al Marmoum Heritage Festival Grand Final.

THE ASSIGNED AWARDS

This mega challenge and distinguished championship organizes and conducts under the supervision of the Dubai Camel Racing Club. This championship carries honorable and generous prizes totaling AED 09, 000, 000, 00, distributed to the first three winners as follow;

A) AED five million for the first winner along with a Memorial Shield.

B) AED two million and a half million for the second winner.

C) AED one million and a half million for the third winner.

ROUND ONE

The Zayed Grand Award Festival for Camel Racing on December 05 was the launch of this wealthy tournament. The mighty owner and trainer Mohammed Rashid Bin Ghadayer Al Katabi managed to seize the championship lead collecting 26 points from 5 symbols, the top position during this round, followed by Mudhafar Bin Mohammed Khamousha Al Amri and Saif Ali Rashid Bin Suwalem Al Katabi, both grasped 13 points.

ROUND TWO

The His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Camel Festival, was arranged from 03 to 07 February, and was outstandingly won by Saif Ali Rashid Bin Suwalem Al Katabi, when he snatched 18 points, followed by His Excellency Humaid Saeed Al Neyadi who won 16 points,Mohammed Bin Atiq Bin Zaytoun seized 14 points.

ROUND THREE

The His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Pure-bred Arabian Camel Races Festival –Second Edition was held during the period Jan 23 to Feb 03, and once again witnessed the return of the mighty trainer Mohammed Rashid Bin Ghadayer Al Katabi taking the leadership by snatching 22 points. The competitive owner Saif Ali Rashid Bin Suwalem Al Katabi won 18 points to occupy the second position. The previous winner of the championship His Excellency Salih Mohammed Bin Nasrah Al Amrie, snatched 14 points to jump to the third position.

ROUND FOUR

On 02 March and by the end of Al Wathba Camel Festival Finale 2019, the fourth round of “Bairaq Annamoos Championship” has witnessed the mighty trainer Mohammed Rashid Bin Ghadayer Al Katabi, continues his hegemony when he snatched 24 points to top the championship list by 77 points from 11 symbols.

 His Excellency Humaid Saeed Al Neyadi, continues competing the leaders, when he seized the highest points and symbols this day by winning 23 points from 5 symbols, enabled him to book the second position in the championship list.

The veteran owner and trainer His Excellency Faraj Ali Bin Hamouda Al Dhahiri came third after he managed to collect 13 points,

ROUND FIVE

During The King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival that took place between 12 March – 23 April. The mighty trainer Mohammed Rashid Bin Ghadayer Al Katabi, granted no chance for any coincidence when he managed to maintain his supremacy by winning 3 symbols adding another 32 points to his tally to lead the championship order by 108 points.  

The Second position was shared between His Excellency Humaid Saeed Al Neyadi and Salim Ahmed Bin Dari Al Falahi, when both collected 10 points.

ROUND SIX – FINAL ROUND

Margham Sons – Unbeatable

Al Marmoum Heritage Festival Finale, organized during 06 – 18 April 2019 was set as a  final leg and the concluding round of the six rounds designated to “ Bairaq Annamoos Championship – Second Version “.

The final round witnessed the mighty Margham Sons determine the championship in style when the organizing committee announced the tournament final results.

Margham Sons, the second version’s winner of  Bairaq Annamoos Championship collected 19 symbols during the final round i.e.; Al Marmoum Heritage Festival Finale, reaching an uncatchable result of 147 points.

 

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