The Emirates Racing Authority have announced that they have appointed South African Alistair Cohen as their English language racecaller for the 2020/21 season.
Cohen will commentate at all five ERA racetracks – that is, Meydan, Jebel Ali, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club and Al Ain Golf, Equestrian and Shooting Club.
His calls will be used on Dubai Racing Channel and the international feed.
The 2021/22 UAE Racing Season gets under way on Friday 29 October at Jebel Ali.
Meydan Racecourse, home of the $12 million Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup, hosts its first of 22 meetings on Thursday 4 November.
The $30 million Dubai World Cup fixture takes place on Saturday 26 March 2022.
We wish Alistair well and watch this space as we catch up with him later today.