Camel racing festival from Sept 12

ADAM: The first race of the annual camel racing festival for the 2018/2019 season, organised by the Royal Camel Corps at Royal Court Affairs, will take place on Wednesday at Saih Al Saria for camel racing in the Wilayat of Adam in the Governorate of Al Dakhiliyah. The two-day race will include 41 races for different categories. The first day will include 28 races for ‘Al Hajaij’ category for a distance of 2 km and ‘Al Laqaya’ for a distance of 3 km.
On the second day, there will be 13 races, five of them will be devoted to ‘Al Yada’ category, five for ‘Al Thanaya’ and one race for ‘Al Zamoul’ for 5 km, in addition to two races to ‘Al Ardha’ for ‘Al Thanaya’ and ‘Al Houl’. The 16th camel racing festival programme includes: six races in the wilayats of Adam, Al Mudhaibi and Suhar, and various races in the Wilayat of Barka, milking competition, beauty competition, and the competitive race in the Wilayat of Thamrait, as well as the final race of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Cup at the end of the season in the Wilayat of Barka. — ONA