happenings this month Dubai World Cup 2024: Here's What You Must Know
Dubai World Cup 2024: Here's What You Must Know
Updated on 06 March 2024

Get ready, Dubai residents! The prestigious Dubai World Cup is making its grand return at Meydan Racecourse on 30 March 2024, promising a thrilling blend of top-notch sporting prowess and social extravaganza. Since its inception in 1996, the Dubai World Cup has been a symbol of grandeur and excitement, constantly raising the bar in the world of horse racing. Over the years, it has evolved into one of the most anticipated events on Dubai's social and sporting calendar, drawing participants and spectators from across the globe.

In 2023, Japan's Yuga Kawada won the exciting USD 12 million Dubai World Cup atop the formidable Ushba Tesoro, continuing the tradition of breathtaking performances and high-stakes competition. And now, in 2024, the Dubai World Cup is set to attract top horses and riders from more than 19 countries. The 2024 edition promises to be an unforgettable showcase of skill, speed, and sportsmanship with esteemed partners such as Emirates, DP World, Gulf News, Al Tayer Motors, Longines, Azizi, District One, Mubadala and CNN International. 

Taking place at the Meydan Racecourse, the Dubai World Cup will have a total prize money of USD 30.5 million up for grabs across nine exhilarating races. Among the highlights is the marquee Dubai World Cup race, boasting a staggering prize of USD 12 million, making it one of the richest races in the world.

The Dubai World Cup is not just a sporting event; it's a testament to Dubai's vision and commitment to excellence. Created under the visionary leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai World Cup showcases the Emirate's dedication to hosting world-class events that captivate audiences worldwide.

Timing, Tickets And More 

Gates for the event will open at 1pm on 30 March, and tickets start from Dhs 20 with varied options to choose from. 

  • General Public admission only ticket is priced at Dhs 20 and includes access to outdoor grandstand seating and interior food court on the Mezzanine Floor.
  • Apron Views stand ticket is priced at Dhs 295 and offers a vibrant outdoor setting with food and beverage options, along with the opportunity to participate in the Style Stakes competition.
  • Food and beverage package starts from Dhs 595, and offers a selection of affordable dining packages including admission and unlimited beverages. 

Iftar Package

Enjoy Sky Bubble Iftar experience for Dhs 595, where you celebrate the Holy Month of Ramdan with an exceptional iftar while enjoying the exciting atmosphere of the Dubai World Cup. 

Premium Packages 

  • The Gallery offers exclusive brunch for Dhs 950 with a view of the finish line and closing ceremony.
  • Premium level 1 package is priced at Dhs 1,500 and is located opposite the finish line, providing a perfect view of the horse racing action and closing ceremony.
  • Terrace level 2 package is priced at Dhs 2,200 and offers an extensive outdoor seating area, allowing you to enjoy different views of the racetrack throughout the day.

Private And VIP Packages 

  • VIP package starts from Dhs 3,800 and provides VIP treatment with premium beverage packages in privileged locations.
  • Private suites start from Dhs 4,900 and offer an infinite international buffet and a variety of standard beverage selections, perfect for impressing clients and friends.

Tickets can booked on Dubai Racing Club's website

Whether you're a seasoned racing enthusiast or simply looking to experience the height of Dubai's social scene, this is one event you won't want to miss. Stay tuned for more updates and details as the countdown to the 2024 Dubai World Cup begins!

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