Sheikh Mohammed is the first cousin of the current ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the head of the Dubai Land Department, the land registrar of the Emirate of Dubai.
He was appointed in 1971 (the establishment of UAE) by his late first cousin, Emir (ruler) of Dubai, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Emir Maktoum himself was the first chairman since 1960.
The Sheikh is also a noted owner of thoroughbred racehorses, including the 2007 UAE triple crown winner Asiatic Boy.
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