The 162-rider race was also watched by Dubai Crown Prince H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Deputy Ruler and Minister of Finance H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a number of sheikhs and a host of horse racing fans.
After the race, Deputy General Manager of Dubai Equestrian Club Mohammed Al Adhab presented the top three riders with their prizes.