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Horse Racing in Dubai

Known as the most popular spectator event in Dubai, horse racing is something you simply cannot afford to miss on your Dubai tour. Long known as a royal sport, horse racing enjoys a special x place in the daily life and culture of Dubai.

Dubai Horse Racing

The Dubai Geography Just like camel racing in Dubai, horse racing is also an integral part of the history of Dubai. It is a tradition that has not been done away in the wake of progression and globalization of this emirate.Organized by the Dubai Racing Club, this event promotes horse racing in Dubai. And, it is hugely supported by many local institutions and corporate houses. The Dubai Racing Club is also the largest and the most magnificent racing track in the city. It even holds night horse races under floodlights.

Horse Races in Dubai

The importance of horse racing in Dubai is well highlighted by the fact that the Dubai World Cup is the richest and most renowned horse race in the world. With a prize purse of US $6,000,000 at stake, this event witnesses participation of the best jockeys and horses from around the globe.

Horse racing tracks in Dubai are simply outstanding and truly world-class. Luring numerous horse owners and spectators from around the globe, horse races have actually contributed to the growth of tourism in Dubai. Some races have attracted crowds of morethan 15,000 people.

Horse racing, one of the most followed sports in Dubai, finds good coverage in the local media and is an event free of gambling. Good money is up for grabs for winners and horses are often traded after these races.

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