Prêmio Especial UAE President Cup Series for Colts and Prêmio Especial UAE President Cup Series for Fillies 2021 will be held at Cidade Jardim Hippodrome, in São Paulo; that are part of the UAE President Cup South America Mondial Series for Purebred Arabian Horses, a series of races that also covers Uruguay, Argentina and Chile.
Brazil is the first country to host these races, in a total of 11 races, including six colts’ races and five fillies’ races; and the final two races celebrate the 50th anniversary of the UAE’s Independence, held on December 2, 1971.
Six animals from six distinct owners compete in the first race, the Prêmio Especial UAE President Cup Series For Colts, which will be played on 1,500 meters on Turf for 3-years-old and older up to two victories.
Highlight for RG El Bak, the only horse with two wins this year. Bred, owned by Cláudio Roberto Guimarães Ribas, is trained by Estanislau Petrochinski and will be ridden by Jeane Alves, the first woman to win the Jockey Club de São Paulo statistics.
RG El Bak will face strong competitors such as Obstinado Rach (Atentaddo VE x Obsession Rach by Voltaire Rach), who won on July 10 under the command of Jorge Ricardo, world record holder for racing, and his half-brother Veneraddo Rach (Atentaddo VE x Vanna Rach by *Aicyng AHRA), both sons of the champion and record holder Atentaddo VE; Gunther Rach (Eksort Rach x Geneve AJR by Second Chall) with experienced jockey Fernando Larroque; Clapton AJR (Mared Al Sahra x *Cowboys Gal by Wiking) first son of Mared Al Sahra who won a race in Brazil; and Vince Rach (AF Ivo x Vauquelin Rach by Memnon Rach). All with a win this year.