Message from our Chairman

It is with great pleasure that we welcome everyone to Meydan Racecourse, where the world’s finest come to race. We await Meydan’s annual racing season, the running of the Dubai World Cup Carnival, and our signature event, the Dubai World Cup. Under the distinguished patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, racing is an integral part of the UAE sporting and social calendar. Meydan Racecourse serves as the flagship racing destination for Dubai and is a source of pride for the United Arab Emirates, featuring state-of-the-art facilities, attractive prize money and competitive racing for all levels.


Racing at Meydan features the best of our local horse population while the Dubai World Cup Carnival attracts the greatest international horses and horsemen to Dubai. The Meydan racing season will once again conclude with the biggest sporting and social event in Dubai, the Dubai World Cup.

During the season the activity and excitement increases as Meydan Racecourse and Dubai become the focus of the racing world for what is truly an international meet of champions for this thrilling sport. We do hope everyone will join us once again and we wish all spectators and participating horseman every success in our racing season.

Chairman, Dubai Racing Club, Mr. Saeed H Al Tayer



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