Riyadh, December 15, 2023, The prestigious Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia (JCSA) is gearing up to host the inaugural races of the first category in the Crown Prince Cup, scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday. Under the esteemed patronage of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, and Prime Minister, the event promises an exhilarating showcase of "locally bred" horses and internationally classified "produced and imported" open-grade races.
Taking center stage as part of the 78th ceremony of the Riyadh Racing Season, the event will unfold at the King Abdulaziz Equestrian Square in Riyadh, offering a substantial financial prize of SAR 2 million. The anticipation surrounding this annual affair is heightened by HRH the Crown Prince's continuous and unwavering support, who plays a pivotal role as the event's permanent sponsor.
Prince Bandar bin Khalid bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Equestrian Authority and the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia (JCSA), conveyed his gratitude for the Crown Prince's steadfast sponsorship of this eagerly awaited event. As the racing enthusiasts eagerly await the thrill of the races, the Crown Prince Cup emerges as a testament to the kingdom's commitment to fostering a vibrant equestrian culture, blending local talent with international prowess on the racing tracks of Riyadh.