Lisa Bloom calls for Dubai ruler’s horse to be banned from the Kentucky Derby in protest over his ‘captive’ daughter Princess Latifa

  • Bloom wants to ban Sheikh Mohammed’s horse, Royal Marine, from the Derby 
  • She has accused him of holding his 33-year-old daughter against her will 
  • Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tried to flee Dubai in 2018
  • She was stopped on board a yacht off the coast of India and was taken home
  • In a video she recorded beforehand, she told of how she wanted to escape
  • Dubai has denied that she is mistreated but she has not been seen in public
  • The only photos of her that have emerged were at a meeting with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson 
  • The family invited Robinson, the former President of Ireland, to prove that Latifa was safe and happy 

April 15 2019, Daily Mail Online

Lisa Bloom has called for Dubai’s ruler and his horse to be excluded from the Kentucky Derby this year in protest over him allegedly holding his adult daughter captive. 

Bloom announced on Monday that she had filed a complaint demanding that Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum not be allowed to enter his horse Royal Marine in this year’s race. 

In 2018, his 33-year-old daughter, Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, tried to escape Dubai on a boat but was captured days later and has been being held, allegedly against her will, in the UAE ever since. 

She has not been seen publicly since the incident but her family has released photographs of her which they say prove she is