The 8th edition of the Morocco International Meeting (MIM), a high-level horse racing event, will be held on November 19 and 20, 2022 at the Hippodrome Casablanca-Anfa.
The event, organized by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Horses (SOREC) is open to the general public and is part of SOREC’s strategic ambitions aimed at democratizing horse-related practices and promoting the racing sector. Moroccan. This major event in the Moroccan horse racing calendar will bring together national and foreign horses and jockeys, SOREC said in a press release. “The influence of Moroccan races is a major challenge for SOREC, which is working to position the Morocco International Meeting on an international scale. It is also an important occasion through which we wish to share with the general public the dynamism and emotion of major races. Our long-term objective is to make the racecourses of the Kingdom real places of leisure and entertainment,” said Omar Skalli, CEO of SOREC.
On the program, fourteen races, eight of which are international, will take place with the prestigious Grand Prix of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of the English Thoroughbred (19 November) and the Thoroughbred Arabian (20 November) as flagship events. More than 190 horses will be at the start of the various races, and 16 countries will be represented (Morocco, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, France, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, United States, Norway, Grande Britain, Hungary and Denmark).
The novelty of this 8e edition is the presentation of an artistic work reflecting, on the one hand, the creativity of Morocco, and on the other, the emotion and the frenzy that horse racing arouses. Designed by the artist Anwar Belaaroui, this fresco made with recyclable material will be exhibited at the racecourse for the duration of the event. It expresses a vision in which the passion for horse racing is shared and spread, underlines SOREC.