Racing season is here! The Dubai World Cup will take place on March 31, 2018. This is a huge affair in the world of racing throughout the UAE and is often the one place that you will see tons of stars along with regular people all in one place.
The Dubai World Cup is one of the biggest events for the UAE region and has the nickname of “the world’s richest horse race”. The overall winner of this race is slated to receive USD 10 million, as the total pot is USD 30 million.
History of The Dubai World Cup
The Dubai World Cup was designed and created to bring all the best horses throughout the world together to compete on one track. It was the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Presidents and Prime Minister of the UAE and Rules of Dubai. The race is held in Dubai on the last Saturday of March every year, as this is the conclusion of the racing season.
What to Expect on Race Day
Racing will be held at Meydan Racecourse and will feature nine high-class races. There will be 6 Group 1 races, along with 3 Group 2 contests. Along with horse racing, you can expect to see a variety of entertainment options. After the horse racing has concluded there will be the Dubai World Cup show and entertainment show which is meant to end the day with a spectacular flourish.
For those who attend, be prepared to see stars showcasing their fashion sense, fashion that definitely makes a statement and a lot of fun! This racing event is the must attend event in March for many people.
For those who are visiting the UAE during this time, be sure to check out what you could attend, to get a true understanding of what ‘the world’s richest horse race’ is all about!