An­nual camel rac­ing fes­ti­val be­gins in Adam

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

Adam - 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.

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