A new turf course is being laid in Riyadh by the team responsible for Lords’ cricket grounds, the grass courts at Wimbledon, the straight mile at Ascot and pitches at three football World Cups.
They’ve sourced the ideal combination of gravel and sand, perfect for growing the best possible turf track.
Richard Stuttard, Head of Consultancy at STRI Group explains more.
The world’s richest race, the US$20m Saudi Cup, will have a glittering support card for its inaugural running on February 29th, 2020. HRH Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal, Chairman of the Jockey Club Of Saudi Arabia, announced five new international races at a Saudi Cup launch event today at Fortnum & Mason in Piccadilly, London.
The world has a new richest race, with the announcement of the creation of the $20m Saudi Cup, to be run at King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Riyadh on February 29th, 2020. Details of the contest were announced by Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal, chairman of the Jockey Club Of Saudi Arabia, at a launch event in Saratoga today.