Dubai ruler behind hydro race also invests in horse racing

The ruler of Dubai that's working with Erick Ellstrom on putting on a hydroplane race, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, has apprently spent $3 million dollars to buy a racehorse... to put out to stud.

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VIDEO: World GP Hydroplane speed run

Mike Southward world grand prix hydroplane speed run 179mph / 288kph

Largest hydroplane display in history...!

...up to 45 vintage and new hydroplanes from the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum in Kent, the largest hydroplane display ever seen in the history of the sport, according to organizers.

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