Experience the drama prestige and thrills of live horse racing at one of the world’s most iconic racing events!
Horse racing is a unique and thrilling spectator sport with a long and proud history, and from Tokyo to Kentucky, every year, myriad prestigious racing events are held across the world where they are enjoyed by thousands of spectators!
One of the youngest of the world’s major racing events, the Dubai World Cup was first held in 1996, and until recently when it was surpassed by the Saudi Cup, was the ‘richest’ race in the world, with the winner receiving over twelve million dollars in prize money! The culmination of the Dubai World Cup Carnival, a festival programme of races which takes place between January and March, the event has become one of the most important on the horse racing calendar, and in recent years has attracted around 60,000 attendees from across the world!
Yes, although tickets can be purchased on the day, it is highly recommended that you purchase as far as in advance as possible. Especially for bigger events that usually sell out.
Yes, almost all events have a dress code, though these vary slightly depending on the specific event.
There are differing opinions on horse racing, and we see both sides to those opinions. Running and jumping does come naturally to horses though, and we believe that it's important that high standards of animal care are upheld.