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The stage set for the renewal of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascott

The stage is set for the 2022 renewal of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup and concerts at Ascot Racecourse on 6 August.

This year the format has changed, with more international stars participating in an expanded competition determined by 8 race cards.

Representing the United Kingdom and Ireland, Europe, the rest of the world and last year’s winner Ladies, the teams now consist of four riders each and are captained by Jamie Spencer, Frankie Dettori, Christopher Lemaire and Hayley Turner. serve.

For the first time since 2019, Saturday’s event will see the return of senior executives from the multi-award-winning airport retailer to host guests at the Berkshire Course’s premier hospitality facilities.

The 2020 race without spectators forced the cancellation of the challenge of the world’s best international jockeys, and although the event resumed last year, travel restrictions due to COVID-19 forced Vice Chairman and CEO Colm McLoughlin to , Co-Chief Operating Officer Sarah Tarak was prevented from attending. , and his SVP of Marketing her Sinead El-Sibai, will all be traveling to the UK this week.

McLoughlin said:

“Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup has continued to evolve during our tenure and the new format will offer riders from all over the world even more opportunities to showcase their talent on this iconic international stage. .”

After the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup trophy is presented to the winning team, racegoers enjoy a post-event concert by Grammy-winning British electronic music group Clean Bandit and multi-platinum-selling band The Hoosiers can do. British singers Marvin Humes and Sam Henshaw will also appear.

http://www.eyeofriyadh.com/news/details/stage-set-for-renewal-of-dubai-duty-free-shergar-cup-at-ascot The stage set for the renewal of the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup at Ascott

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