Sheik Enters Endurance Test

Dubai ruler Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his son, Sheik Majid, will compete for the United Arab Emirates team in next Wednesday’s Kentucky Cup Endurance race — an official test event for the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

The Kentucky Cup Endurance is attracting riders from more than 20 countries as they prepare for next year’s Endurance World Championship at the 2010 Games. The test event features 75-mile and 100-mile races conducted over a series of loops through the Horse Park and surrounding properties.

The 75-mile race will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the 100-mile race at 7:45 a.m. Admission to the event is free, with parking $3 at the entrance to the Kentucky Horse Park…

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Date: 10-7-2009