World's fastest horse Black Caviar transits at Sharjah Airport, sets for London
WAM Sharjah, Jun 07th, 2012 (WAM)-- The "Black Caviar", considered the world's fastest horse arrived today at the Sharjah International Airport from Singapore, heading to London.
The horse will participate in The Diamond Jubilee Stakes Race for the first category of 1200m within The British Ascot Race on the 23rd of June.
The Airport cargo section in Sharjah made the appropriate arrangements for the occasion given its long distinguished experience in dealing with horses.
Ascot Race is a famous English racecourse, located in the small town of Ascot, Berkshire, used for thoroughbred horse racing. It is one of the leading racecourses in the United Kingdom, hosting 9 of the UK's 32 annual Group 1 races. The course is closely associated with the British Royal Family, being approximately six miles from Windsor Castle, and owned by Ascot Racecourse Ltd.
The Diamond Jubilee Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to thoroughbreds aged three years or older. It is run at Ascot over a distance of 6 furlongs (1,207 meters), and it is scheduled to take place each year in June. It was established in 1868, and originally called the All-Aged Stakes. It was renamed the Cork and Orrery Stakes in 1926, in honour of the 9th Earl of Cork, who served as the Master of the Buckhounds in the 19th century.