In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed meets Queen Elizabeth II at Epsom

Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed, attended the Oaks Stakes, one of the many races leading up to the Derby, at the Epsom Downs Racecourse on Friday.
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Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed discussed the strong bilateral ties between the UAE and UK with Queen Elizabeth II during a meeting on the sidelines of the 2017 Derby at Epsom at the weekend. (Image: sheikhmohammed.ae)
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(Image: sheikhmohammed.ae)
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The UAE's Vice President and Prime Minister also highlighted the importance of the Classic English Derby horserace, and expressed UAE’s keenness to participate in equestrian activities in the UK, according to Dubai Media Office. (Image: sheikhmohammed.ae)
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Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan, who also attended the meeting, received the 1700-metre Princess Elizabeth Stakes trophy after Godolphin’s filly Laugh Aloud stormed to victory. (Image: sheikhmohammed.ae)
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Wife of Sheikh Mohammed, Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, also attended the Epsom Derby. (Image: sheikhmohammed.ae)
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GK Chesterton, ridden by William Buick, won Invest Mile Handicap 1,700 metre race, beating eight rivals. (Image: sheikhmohammed.ae)
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Oaks Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain, open to three-year-old fillies. (Image: sheikhmohammed.ae)