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Azizi Developments to Sponsor G1 Al Quoz Sprint

Azizi Developments to Sponsor G1 Al Quoz Sprint Mar 24, 2024

AZIZI Developments are to sponsor the $1.5million Al Quoz Sprint, one of the turf features on the Dubai World Cup card, at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, March 30th.

Won in 2023 by the Musabbeh Al Mheiri-trained Danyah, the 1200metre G1 Al Quoz Sprint [Sponsored by AZIZI Developments] dates back to 2007, moving to the Dubai World Cup card in 2010. Since then, winners have come from all over the world, with horses from Australia, South Africa, Ireland, the USA and Hong Kong all having their names on the trophy.

The event established in 1996, by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, underscores Dubai's position as a hub for global sporting events. As one of the most notable races on the international calendar, the Dubai World Cup highlights the city's commitment to excellence and innovation. AZIZI’s support reflects Dubai's status as a destination of choice for world-class entertainment, further solidifying its reputation on the global stage.

Azizi Developments is a leading developer based in Dubai, UAE. With tens of thousands of homes successfully delivered to local and international investors and end users of over 100 nationalities, the developer prides itself on its extensive portfolio of modern luxury developments across Dubai’s most sought-after residential and commercial destinations, its construction-driven approach, and its commitment to transparency and customer centricity. Azizi’s residential and commercial properties are investor friendly, catering to all lifestyles. The developer makes it its international mission to develop lifestyles and enrich the lives of its residents with a focus on catalyzing the vision and development of the markets that it operates in.

Azizi currently has around 40,000 units under construction that are projected to be delivered by 2027, worth several billion US dollars. The company is renowned for developing the world’s second tallest skyscraper, has a strong track record and sizeable project pipeline through its extensive land bank and strategic partnerships with Dubai’s key master developers, and is instrumental in developing world-class properties in MBR City, Palm Jumeirah, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai South, Al Furjan, Studio City, Sports City and Downtown Jebel Ali.

Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments, said, "We are delighted to extend our sponsorship of the Dubai World Cup for the seventh consecutive year. Our pillar partnership with the Dubai Racing Club fills us with great pride, as it perfectly aligns with our continuous endeavour of bringing communities together and showcasing Dubai’s many merits not only as the ideal hub for business and tourism, but also as the best host of such momentous, prestigious, and high-caliber events. Equestrianism is an integral part of the UAE’s rich culture and heritage, and with us serving as a catalyst to this nation’s vision and development, the Dubai World Cup is an event that excites all of us at Azizi Developments every year."

Major General Mohammed Dr Essa Al Adhab, Executive Director of Dubai Racing Club, welcomed the support from AZIZI, saying: “we look forward to welcoming our friends at AZIZI back to Meydan Racecourse for our biggest day of the year, and we thank them for their sponsorship of one of our most prestigious races. The Al Quoz Sprint has an international roll of honour and is always one of the most popular races on the Dubai World Cup card.

“Azizi have been highly valued partners with Dubai Racing Club for several seasons, also sponsoring during the Dubai Racing Carnival. We thank them once again for their support and wish their team and guests an enjoyable day of racing.”

The G1 Al Quoz Sprint [Sponsored by Azizi Developments] is race four on the card with a scheduled post time of 5:15pm UAE.