Dubai, UAE, 18 January, 2012 – The excitement of the Dubai World Cup Carnival continues on Friday and Saturday, January 20-21 with both racemeetings sponsored by The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group.

They are pillar partner supporters of the Meydan Group and title sponsors of the Group Two UAE Derby, held on Dubai World Cup Day, Saturday, March 31.

Each race card will offer six races with the Group Two Cape Verdi the featured event on Friday. The Cape Verdi is for fillies and mares that will be competing for the US$200,000 in prizemoney for the event.

Post time for Friday is a special 3pm start and Saturday racing will begin at 6:30pm.

Meydan’s Chairman of the Board and CEO Saeed H. Al Tayer said: “As the Dubai World Cup Carnival continues, the buildup to the Dubai World Cup grows bigger and bigger. We are thankful for the continued support of our long-time partners, The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group. As pillar partners they are committed to the overall success of all equestrian sports and racing that is offered by the Meydan Group. This is a reflection of their role in promoting Dubai and its sports and cultural connections. They are a significant part of the Meydan team and our overall success.”

“We are pleased to be sponsoring the Dubai World Cup Racemeetings on 20 – 21 January 2012. The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group is delighted to have tied in long-term with Meydan. We look forward to a continuous and prosperous partnership through the coming years” commented Mr Abdullah Mohammed Juma Al Naboodah, Chairman of The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group.