Annual camel racing festival begins in Adam

September 13, 2018

The camel racing festival for the 2018-19 season, organised by Royal Camels of Royal Court Affairs, now in its 16th season, began in Adam on Wednesday.

The first race took place at Saih al Saria in the wilayat of Adam in the Governorate of Dakhliyah.

The two-day event includes 41 races in different categories. The first day saw 28 races in Al Hajaij category for a distance of 2km and Al Laqaya for a distance of 3km. Thirteen races are scheduled on the second day.