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Dubai To Sponsor Gr1 Australian Cup At Flemington
Dubai (1 of the 7 United Arab Emirates) announced its sponsorship of the Gr1 Australian Cup (2000m) at Flemington in Melbourne on Saturday March 12. The Australian Cup is the premier weight-for-age staying test during the Melbourne Festival Of Racing. The sponsorship "highlights the growing links with Australia & sees a continuation of the support of the event by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the UAE & Ruler of Dubai, whose Darley breeding operation has sponsored the event since 2004".