Azizi Developments awards the winners of Racing at Meydan


Dubai, United Arab Emirates: As part of its long-standing pillar partnership with the Dubai Racing Club, Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has sponsored another awe-inspiring Racing at Meydan event.

The trophies of the seven races were presented by Mr Mirwais Azizi, Founder and Chairman of Azizi Developments; Mr Farhad Azizi, CEO; Mr Fawad Azizi, Deputy CEO; Mr Afzaal Hussain, Chief Operating Officer; Mr Mohamed Ragheb Hussein, Chief Development Officer; Mr Mohamed Haitham Mashal, Head of Construction; and Mr Tizian H. G. Raab, Head of Public Relations & Communications. 

In his comments, Mr Mirwais Azizi said: “This annual series of events excites us all at Azizi Developments very much. Racing at Meydan brings communities together to celebrate and rejoice over a sport that is a significant part of the UAE’s rich culture and history. It is a truly moving experience for everyone, not just equestrians, and like many high-profile events hosted in the emirates, it puts Dubai on the world stage. It was a true pleasure to once again serve as a pillar partner for this monumental happening, one that reflects the leadership’s ambitions and Dubai’s standing as a highly advanced, welcoming and inclusive city. We applaud the remarkably talented victors of today’s race and now look forward to the onset of the Dubai World Cup.”

Race Purse 1st Place Winner 
Race 1: PUREBRED ARABIANS sponsored by Park Avenue by Azizi

TB – Conditions 2000m (a10F) – Dirt


Trainer – Helal Alalawi

Jockey – Abdul Aziz Al Balushi

Stabel – Byerley Racing

Race 2: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Al Furjan by Azizi

TB – Maiden 1200m (a6F) – Turf

AED 82,500 Horse – BOSPHORUS

Trainer – Bhupat Seemar

Jockey – Dane O’Neil

Stable – Al Rashid Stables

Race 3: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Mina by Azizi

TB – Rated Conditions 1600m (a8F) – Dirt

AED 105,000 Horse – ROYAL MEWS

Trainer – Bhupat Seemar

Jockey – Tadhg O’Shea

Stable – Deva Racing

Race 4: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Aliyah by Azizi 

TB – Handicap 1900m (a9.5F) – Turf

AED 87,500 Horse – URSA MINOR 

Trainer – Ahmad bin Harmash

Jockey –Ray Dawson

Stable – Mr. Hamdan Harmash 

Race 5: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Riviera Beachfront by Azizi

TB – Rated Conditions 2200m (a11F) – Turf

AED 95,000 Horse – WOODDITTON

Trainer – Ahmad bin Harmash

Jockey – Saif Al Balushi

Stable – Mr. Abdullah Menahi

Race 6: THOROUGHBREDS sponsored by Riviera by Azizi

TB – Handicap 2000m (a10F) – Dirt

AED 95,000 Horse – AL MADHAR

Trainer – Musabbeh Al Mheiri

Jockey – Antonio Fresu

Stable – Tawfik A Saeid Ali

Race 7: THROUGHBRED sponsored by Creek Views by Azizi

TB – Handicap 1400m (a7F) – Dirt

AED 95,000 Horse – Al SALT

Trainer – Erwin Charpy

Jockey – Dane O’Neil

Stable – Shadwell


The Racing at Meydan event is worth a combined AED 640,000 in prize money across its seven races. It takes place yearly 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, paving the way for the Dubai World Cup.

About Azizi Developments:

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 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 catalysing the vision and development of the markets that it operates in. 

Azizi currently has approximately 100 ongoing projects that are to be delivered by 2023, and an additional 100+ projects in planning, worth several billion US dollars, that are projected to be delivered between 2023 and 2025. The company 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, Dubai Healthcare City, Al Furjan, Studio City, Sports City and Downtown Jebel Ali.