Owner Sheikh Rashid Dies Of Heart Attack At 34

by | 09.19.2015 | 10:10am
Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed al Maktoum

Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, oldest son of Sheikh Mohammed and Thoroughbred owner and equestrian in his own right, has died. He was 34.

State news agencies reported that Sheikh Rashid suffered a heart attack Saturday morning. A three-day mourning period will be held in Dubai.

Sheikh Rashid raced Thoroughbreds under the name Zabeel Racing International. According to the Racing Post, among his top performers worldwide include G1 winners Reynaldothewizard, Henny Hughes and Richard's Kid.

“Today, I lost a best friend and a childhood companion.. my dear brother Rashid. You will be missed,” said Sheikh Rashid's brother Sheikh Hamdan on social media Saturday.

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