it sponsored the internationally acclaimed HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Italy Endurance Festival, part of the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle 2018, held at San Rossore Racecourse in Pisa, Italy on July 27, 2018.The Endurance Festival, now in its third edition, consists of a series of prestigious endurance races, including a CEI2* 120 km ride and a CEI1* 81 km ride, with nearly 500 horses and 36 participant nations.
As part of the sponsorship, Chairman of Azizi Group Mr. Mirwais Azizi presented the winning trophies, including for the CEI2* 120 km ride in which the UAE claimed the top places on the podium. Al Khayari Saeed Hamoud Saeed was the 1st place winner, Al Owais Salim Said Al was the 2nd place winner and Al Kitbi Salem Hamad Saeed Malhoof was the 3rd place winner.
Speaking on the sponsorship, Mirwais Azizi, Chairman of Azizi Group, said: “Toscana Endurance Lifestyle 2018 is one of the most important annual sporting events between the UAE and Italy. As part of our strategic partnership with Meydan, Azizi Developments will continue to support endurance riding as it underlines the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to further equestrian sports in the UAE and around the world.”
As a Meydan Pillar Partner, Azizi Developments’ relationship and support extends to the local racing season and the international season, including the upcoming H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum UK Endurance Festival at Euston Park in the United Kingdom on the 16th to 19th August.