GAIN Equine Nutrition launch partnership with the world’s richest horse race
GAIN Equine Nutrition from Glanbia Ireland is proud to announce their partnership with the inaugural Saudi Cup 2020. The race day, known as the richest horse racing event in the world, consisted of seven races.
The event, which took place at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack, Riyadh on 29th February, offered a staggering prize fund of $29.2 million (€26.70 million).
We have been exporting our range of Equine Nutrition products to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a number of years and this partnership gives us a fantastic opportunity to highlight our commitment to the Middle Eastern Equine Industry.
A strong global attendance
It is no surprise that the feature race at the Saudi Cup attracted over 140 nominations, from 60 different trainers, across four continents representing 16 countries.
Maximum Security (USA), the Kentucky-bred son of New Year’s Day, who led the board in the betting forged past the competition to land the top prize by three-quarters of a length.
A perfect fit for GAIN Equine Nutrition
Director of Strategy and International Racing for the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia, Tom Ryan noted:
"The addition of GAIN Equine Nutrition as an official sponsor for the Saudi Cup event is a real boost to the project. They are an international brand producing premium standard products; they are a perfect fit for this world class event.”
Official Equine Nutrition Partner
Joanne Hurley, Equine Nutrition Advisor & Sales Manager, GAIN Equine Nutrition commented:
“We are delighted to be announced as the ‘Official Equine Nutrition Partner’ of the Saudi Cup 2020. We have been exporting our range of Equine Nutrition products to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for a number of years and this partnership gives us a fantastic opportunity to highlight our commitment to the Middle Eastern Equine Industry.”
Image: James Doyle, William Buick, Frankie Dettori and Daniel Tudhope in front of the grandstand at King Abdualziz Racetrack, Riyadh. (© Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia//Martin Dokoupil)