Spend your night at the races

Directions to Meydan Racecourse

How To
Get There

Getting to Meydan Racecourse
Meydan Racecourse is situated in an ideal location, just 10 minutes from Dubai World Trade Centre and 17 minutes from Mall of the Emirates, offering easy access for all visitors.

By Road
From Dubai or Abu Dhabi, on the Sheikh Zayed Road, please take Exit 47, then turn onto Al Meydan Road D69 towards Nad Al Sheba, and follow the signs to Meydan Racecourse and The Meydan Hotel. From Al Ain on Dubai-Al Ain Road, please take Exit 7, then take Nad Al Sheba direction on Al Meydan Road D69 (South) and follow the signs to Meydan Racecourse and The Meydan Hotel.

By Taxi
RTA operates a taxi service from the Meydan Racecourse and Grandstand with the drop-off and pick-up point located outside Gate B, a few steps away from the action.

Car Parking
A car park pass is included in the ticket pack*. Please display your car park pass and follow the signs to your allocated car park enclosure. Our parking attendants will guide you in the right direction.

Opening Times

Opening Times

Sunday to Thursday - 10:00 AM to 18:00 PM

For inquiries or bookings, please contact Dubai Racing Club’s Ticket Sales Office on +971 (4) 327 2110 or email your enquiry to [email protected]

The Ticket Sales Office is located before the entrances and in between Gates B and C of the Meydan Grandstand. The office is open during all race meetings and closed on Fridays, Saturdays and public holidays.

Dress Code

Dress Code

PUBLIC AREA (GATE B)

Casual attire

THE PREMIUM (GATE A)

Smart or decent casual attire. No flip flops.

ALL HOSPITALITY AREAS EXCLUDING DUBAI LOUNGE

Ladies & Gentlemen (including children 12 years old and above)

Smart casual attire.

Guests wearing the following will not be permitted in Any Hospitality Area:

1. Shorts

2. Flip flops

PLEASE NOTE:  

It is the responsibility of the sponsors, horsemen, invitees, and the person booking the tickets to ensure that their guests adhere to the dress regulations. Dubai Racing Club reserve the right to refuse entry to any person considered inappropriately dressed.

DUBAI LOUNGE & HORSE PARADE RING

(SPONSORS, INVITED GUESTS, HORSEMEN, HORSEMEN’S GUESTS, ALL AUTHORISED OFFICIALS, ALL RACING PERSONNEL, AUTHORISED MEDIA, AND AUTHORISED BROADCASTER)

Ladies and Gentlemen (including children 12 years old and above)

Smart attire or national dress.

Dress and skirts should be of modest length (falling just above the knee or longer).

The following clothing items are not permitted access:

- Shorts

- Jeans

- Sportswear of any type

- Torn or ripped clothing even if considered designer’s fashion

- Open neck t-shirt and tank tops

- Trainers (sneakers/sport shoes) and flip flops

Children under 12 years of age must be neatly dressed and accompanied by adult.

Children's Policy

Children's policy

Children of all ages are welcome into the admission and hospitality areas by purchasing special priced tickets and must be accompanied by an adult. 

Competitions And Events

Pick 6
BTO
Style Stakes winners

Upcoming Races

Find out more about our upcoming races.
04November
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
18November
RAM 2

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
02December
RAM 3

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
09December
RAM 4

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
16December
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
23December
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
01January
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
06January
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
13January
DWCC

Dubai World Cup Carnival ...

The Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC) runs from January to the end of March. It is a truly pioneering festival in terms of duration and scope and has successfully...
20January
DWCC

Dubai World Cup Carnival ...

The Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC) runs from January to the end of March. It is a truly pioneering festival in terms of duration and scope and has successfully...
22January
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
27January
DWCC

Dubai World Cup Carnival ...

The Dubai World Cup Carnival runs from January to the end of March. It is a truly pioneering festival in terms of duration and scope and has successfully...
29January
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
03February
DWCC

Dubai World Cup Carnival ...

The Dubai World Cup Carnival runs from January to the end of March. It is a truly pioneering festival in terms of duration and scope and has successfully...
05February
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
10February
DWCC

Dubai World Cup Carnival ...

The Dubai World Cup Carnival runs from January to the end of March. It is a truly pioneering festival in terms of duration and scope and has successfully...
17February
DWCC

Dubai World Cup Carnival ...

The Dubai World Cup Carnival runs from January to the end of March. It is a truly pioneering festival in terms of duration and scope and has successfully...
19February
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
24February
DWCC

Dubai World Cup Carnival ...

The Dubai World Cup Carnival runs from January to the end of March. It is a truly pioneering festival in terms of duration and scope and has successfully...
03March
RAM

Racing at Meydan

The season includes a calendar of domestic Racing at Meydan meetings, which run concurrently to the international Dubai World Cup Carnival (DWCC). The race...
05March
DWCC SS

Dubai World Cup Carnival - Sup...

The major prep for Dubai World Cup day is the Super Saturday meeting, usually held on the first Saturday in March. Super Saturday allows trainers to put the...
26March
DWC

Dubai World Cup

The Dubai World Cup, is an annual event which has placed the UAE on the map and is home to one of the world’s top racing challenges, drawing the attention of...

Dubai Racing Club

admission
Admission

Experience a fun night out with family and friends from any of our admission areas, all offering close views of the horseracing action. From General Admission with free entry to The Premium and Parade Ring Restaurant guests can soak up the electric atmosphere from these alfresco areas.

Dining
Dining

Offering a variety of tailored hospitality packages at top-class restaurants, lounges and private suites all with beautiful elevated views of the races, making it the perfect choice to enjoy a special night out at the races.

Racing
Racing

Meydan Racecourse, home of the US $26.5 million Dubai World Cup meeting (March 26, 2022), will host a total of 22 meetings during 2021-22 season including the international Dubai World Cup Carnival, that run from January 13 through March 5, 2022.

FAQS
1Where is Meydan Grandstand and Racecourse located?

Meydan Racecourse & Grandstand is located at the heart of Dubai and is UAE’s elite horseracing district. Situated on Meydan Road (D69) in Nad Al Sheba 1, it is easily accessible via major roads and expressways.

Coming from Dubai or Abu Dhabi from Sheikh Zayed Road:

Please take Exit 47 from Sheikh Zayed Road and follow the Nad Al Sheba direction, then turn right onto Al Meydan Road (D69) and follow the signs to Meydan Racecourse and Grandstand.

 

Coming from Al Ain on Dubai-Al Ain Road:

Please take Exit 7 from Dubai-Al Ain Road and follow the Nad Al Sheba direction, then turn onto Al Meydan Road (D69) and follow the signs to Meydan Racecourse and Grandstand.

2Where is the Ticket Sales Office located, and what are the working hours?

Dubai Racing Club’s Ticket Sales Office is located in Meydan Racecourse between Gate B and Gate C of the Meydan Grandstand, and is open from 10.00am to 18.00pm; Sundays to Thursdays and on weekends if it’s a race day.

3What are the contact details of the Ticket Sales Office?

Telephone: +971 4 327 2110

Email: [email protected]

4What are the different ticket categories which can I purchase?

Tickets can be purchased online: https://tickets.dubairacingclub.com/landing.html

Alternatively, call +971 4 327 2110 or email: [email protected]

5What time do the gates open, and what time does the race start?

Please click on the following link to view the racing calendar which highlights the race dates and post times.

6What are the hospitality package timings?

All hospitality packages are served for four and half hours. Service starts 30 minutes prior to the start of the first race .

7Are you open to certain dietary requirements?

Please contact the Ticket Sales Office (Tel: +971 4 327 2110, Email: [email protected]) stating your dietary request. Your request will then be forwarded to the caterer who will confirm or offer alternative options.

8How many races are there on each race night?

You will get to experience the thrill of six or seven races at each race meeting, run at 35 minute intervals. Gates open 90 minutes before the post time of the first race. It is recommended that you arrive at the Meydan Racecourse and Grandstand 30 minutes before the first race to allow time to find parking, reach your desired hospitality area, and enter the Pick 6 competition.

9What is the Dubai Racing Club’s cancellation policy?

All ticket sales are final and non-refundable. Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase, even if the ticket holder is unable to attend due to force majeure events or to circumstances beyond their control. 

10What is the dress code policy of Meydan Racecourse & Grandstand?

PUBLIC AREA (GATE B)

Casual attire

THE PREMIUM (GATE A)

Smart or decent casual attire.

No flip flops.

ALL HOSPITALITY AREAS EXCLUDING DUBAI LOUNGE

Ladies & Gentlemen (including children 12 years old and above)

Smart casual attire.

Guests wearing the following will not be permitted in Any Hospitality Area:

1. Shorts

2. Flip flops

PLEASE NOTE: It is the responsibility of the sponsors, horsemen, invitees and the person booking the tickets to ensure that their guests adhere to the dress regulations. Dubai Racing Club reserve the right to refuse entry to any person considered inappropriately dressed.

DUBAI LOUNGE & HORSE PARADE RING (SPONSORS, INVITED GUESTS, HORSEMEN, HORSEMEN’S GUESTS, ALL AUTHORISED OFFICIALS, ALL RACING PERSONNEL, AUTHORISED MEDIA, AND AUTHORISED BROADCASTER)

Ladies & Gentlemen (including children 12 years old and above)

Smart attire or national dress.

Dress and skirts should be of modest length (falling just above the knee or longer).

The following clothing items are not permitted access:

- Shorts

- Jeans

- Sportswear of any type - Torn or ripped clothing even if considered designer’s fashion

- Open neck t-shirt and tank tops

- Trainers (sneakers/sport shoes) and flip flops

Children under 12 years of age must be neatly dressed and accompanied by adult.

11What is the Dubai Racing Club’s children policy?

Children of all ages are welcome into the admission and hospitality areas by purchasing special priced tickets and must be accompanied by an adult. 

12Can someone else collect my tickets on my behalf?

Yes, send an email to [email protected] mentioning your booking reference number and the name of the person collecting the tickets on your behalf. He/she can then collect the tickets on your behalf provided that he/she presents your booking reference number along with his/her ID for verification for ticket collection.

Please note that ticket collection is not possible on Dubai World Cup day.

13Can I have my tickets couriered?

Yes, we offer courier delivery option at a nominal fee. When making the booking online, please specify and select the correct courier option.

Please note that delivery of tickets to hotels for visiting guests is not possible.

14Can I change my delivery address?

If the tickets have not yet been shipped, the delivery address can be changed upon receiving a written notification from the person who purchased the tickets, sent by email to [email protected] outlining the new delivery address.

Please note it is your responsibility to notify us in advance of a change in delivery address. In case the tickets had already been shipped, then it is the responsibility of the receiver to contact the courier company to arrange for alternative delivery address.

15Is betting/gambling allowed?

Betting and gambling are illegal in the UAE.

A prediction competition is held every racenight and on Dubai World Cup and is free to enter. Competition details are available in the race programme. The winners will be notified via SMS. 

16Are reservations possible?

Racing is a ticketed event, so tickets must be purchased to secure the availability of the seats/table (if applicable). For packages that include seats/table, reservations cannot be made prior to purchasing tickets. Tickets cannot be reserved.

17I purchased tickets to the restaurant, and I would like to purchase more tickets for the same table, what should I do?

Please take the following steps:

  1. Contact the Ticket Sales Office to check the availability of the tickets, stating date and package.
  2. If tickets are available, place a new order (purchase tickets)
  3. Send your initial and new order numbers to [email protected] and request joining orders
  4. Ticket Sales Office will confirm your request based on availability
18Our friends purchased tickets to the restaurant and we would like to join them at the same table, what should we do?

Please take the following steps:

  1. Contact the Ticket Sales Office to check the availability of the tickets, stating date and package.
  2. If tickets are available, place a new order (purchase tickets)
  3. Send your new order number to [email protected] and request joining orders
  4. Ticket Sales Office will respond your request with a confirmation based on availability

Please note that your friends will also need to write to us confirming their acceptance of joining your table to theirs.

19Can I use my booking confirmation to enter the Grandstand?

No, you must visit the Ticket Sales Office to collect your credentials (ticket) which will allow you access to the Grandstand. Please note that ticket collection is not possible on Dubai World Cup day.

20I was invited and presented with tickets, but I need additional tickets, what should I do?

Please contact the person or company that invited you, as they are the only ones authorized to request additional tickets on their existing bookings. You may contact the Ticket Sales Office for further clarification.

21I lost my ticket, what should I do?

Contact the Ticket Sales Office (Tel: +971 4 327 2110, Email: [email protected]) stating your case including your order reference number at the earliest.

Stolen, missing or damaged tickets can be reissued upon verifying proof of purchase and authenticity of tickets. Additional fees may apply.

22Will taxis be available at the end of the race night?

The Dubai Transport Company operates a taxi service from Meydan Racecourse and Grandstand. The taxi drop-off and pick up point is located at Gate B ramp of the Meydan Grandstand.

23Where can I purchase official merchandise?

An exclusive range of merchandise will be available from the Meydan Grandstand’s Gift Shop located at Concourse B and from the merchandise pavilion at Concourse A.

 

24Do you offer hotel and flight bookings?

No, we recommend that a local travel agent or tour operator is contacted to assist with hotel and flight bookings.

25Is there a dedicated area for children within the Grandstand?

Kids Zone is a dedicated area for children which is located in the mezzanine floor of the food court. 

26Is the area accessible to wheelchairs and disabled guests?

A convenient access to the Meydan Grandstand is available from the Mezzanine Levels for disabled guests. Lifts are available on all floors to take guests to their desired area. Please specify your concern while purchasing the tickets and Ticket Office Agents will advise accessible seating. Parking spaces are available for our guests with disabilities on the Ground Floor. Vehicles legally using disabled plates or window cards are permitted to park in these designated spaces. Any unauthorized vehicle found parking in a disabled space will be penalized.

How many races are there at each race meeting?

You will get to experience the thrill of six to seven races at each race meeting, run at 35 minute intervals. Gates open 90 minutes before the post time of the first race. It is recommended that you arrive at the Meydan Racecourse and Grandstand 30 minutes before the first race to allow time to find parking, reach your desired hospitality area, and compete in the online Pick 6 competition which must be completed 15 minutes before the start of the first race for 6 race meetings and 15 minutes before the start of the second race for 7 race meetings.

What are the hospitality package timings?

For racegoers who have opted for one of the many hospitality offers, these packages last for a period of four hours.

What competitions can I enter on race meeting?

All racegoers have the opportunity to participate in the free online Pick 6 competition. Winner will be notified via SMS. All the rules and regulations for the competitions are included in the race programme.

Will I be able to purchase food in the Grandstand?

This information will be updated here once available.

Where can I purchase official merchandise?

An exclusive range of official merchandise is available from the Souvenirs & Gifts Shop located at Concourse B, and from the Merchandise Pavilion at Concourse A, within the Meydan Grandstand.

Is there a dedicated area for children within the Grandstand?

This information will be updated here once available.