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BAIRAQ ANNAMOOS CHAMPIONSHIP FOR TRIBESMEN

19.Feb.2019
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It's all about camel

Protecting heritage is everyone's role

BAIRAQ ANNAMOOS CHAMPIONSHIP FOR TRIBESMEN

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

“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 six specified major championships to be held annually, i.e.; Zayed Grand Award Festival for Camel Racing, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Camel Festival, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Camel Festival , Al Wathba Camel Festival Finale, Al Marmoum Heritage Festival Grand Final , King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival.

THE ASSIGNED AWARDS

This mega challenge which carries lavish prizes total AED09, 000, 000, 00, distributed as follow; AED five million for the first winner, two million and a half million for the second winner, one million and a half million for the third winner, and will be conducted under the supervision of the Dubai Camel Racing Club.

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 30 points the highest ones during this round, followed by Mudhafar Bin Mohammed Khamousha Al Amri who grasped 19 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 Al Katabi, when he snatched 18 points, followed by His Excellency Humaid Saeed Al Neyadi who won 16 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 Al Katabi won 18 points to occupy the second position.

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