The Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Company, distributors for prestigious Rolls-Royce and BMW vehicles throughout Saudi Arabia, is the title sponsor of the $1 million Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Cup. The race will be the first to be run on turf in Saudi Arabia’s history when SAUDI CUP day is held at King Abdulaziz Racetrack, Riyadh on February 29 2020.
Held over 2100m (1m 2½f), The Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Cup is the opening contest of an eight-race SAUDI CUP day set to feature some of the world’s best horses. It will be the first time the purpose-built turf course has been used for a race since being developed in the months prior to the SAUDI CUP meeting.
Mark Notkin BMW Group Managing Director of Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Co, said: “The introduction of the Saudi Cup ranks as the most significant event in the history of horse racing in Saudi Arabia. We feel truly privileged to partner with an event that features the world’s best horses and demonstrates Saudi Arabia’s resolve to be a leading international player for the sport.”
Adel A Almazroa, General Manager of the Equestrian Club of Riyadh commented: “The Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Company is a Saudi Arabian success story and we are delighted that they, as a distributor of Rolls-Royce and BMW vehicles, are a SAUDI CUP Platinum Partner. They will share an historic moment with us as title sponsors of the Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Cup – the first horserace to be run on grass in the history of Saudi Arabia.”