Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the camel race in Remah, Abu Dhabi.
PHOTO BY MINISTRY OF PRESIDENTIAL AFFAIRS
DUBAI – The UAE’s most beloved sport of camel racing received a royal spectator this week.
Camel racing enthusiasts spotted Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, driving his 4-wheel drive off the race track to watch the camel race in Remah, Abu Dhabi.
Camel racing has become a traditional sport in the UAE and remains one of the most exciting sports in the country.
Spectators on their 4-wheel drives drive alongside the race track to cheer on their camels.
The camel racing season usually spans October until April, with two races per day. The morning races feature camels owned by sheikhs, while the afternoon races are open to everyone.
Winning camels bring tremendous pride to their owners and also prestigious racing trophies and awards.
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