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Holiday races were held in Ashgabat

Ashgabat, April 26, /Arzuw NEWS/. Today in the International Equestrian Complex, a horse race was held on the occasion of the National Day of the Turkmen horse, which is celebrated annually, on the last Sunday of April.

An exhibition of artists, art craftsmen, paintings, sculptures and other works devoted to Turkmen horses was displayed on the territory of the complex.

The President of Turkmenistan, Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, representatives of law enforcement bodies, ministries and departments, public organizations, governors of regions and the city of Ashgabat, heads of diplomatic missions in Turkmenistan, young people and honorary elders were spectators of the horse race.

A total of 7 horse races were held at different distances - from 1600 to 2400 meters. The winners were handed the awards by Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers. According to the results of the festive races, eight riders became the owners of the President's money prizes in the amount of $20 thousand US dollars. The main winner received $30 thousand from the President.

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