Headquarters: Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Ownership: Sporting body
Dubai Racing Club (DRC) serves to organise and host horseracing at Meydan Racecourse, from November through to March, including the Dubai World Cup.
Formed in 1992 to further develop and promote horseracing in Dubai, the first races held under rules were contested in March 1992 at the Nad Al Sheba Racecourse.
Dubai World Cup is the highlight of Dubai’s sporting and social calendar and attracts the best horses and riders from all over the world. It is the world’s most spectacular race day with a total prize money of US$26.5 million for the showcase of nine races, including US$12 million at stake in the title contest.
Meydan Racecourse is the world’s largest integrated racing facility, and the racing season plays a key role in international horse racing.