Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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|Casino opened:||March 27, 2010|
|Hotels:||The Meydan Hotel|
|Rates:||$258.00 - $340.00|
Meydan Racecourse Review
Meydan Racecourse is a horse racing and entertainment facility located at Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba 1, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The track opened on 27 March 2010 as a replacement for Nad Al Sheba Racecourse which opened in 1986 on the same site. Meydan Racecourse accommodates more than 60,000 spectators and the grandstand is a mile long.
In addition to the two tracks (one inside the other) and grandstand the facilities also include the Meydan Marina and Meydan Hotel. The hotel is track-side and offers 285 guestrooms. Several restaurants are also on the property and race days can see as many as 72 corporate suites occupied.
Meets occur November through March. Featured events are the Dubai International Racing Carnival, the Winter Racing Challenge, and the prestigious Dubai World Cup Night - the richest meet in the world with over USD$25 million in prizes.
A museum and golf course are also on the property.
Race days are Thursday and Saturday with various hours and an occasional Friday meet Nov. - Mar.
Gaming at Meydan Racecourse
Thoroughbreds and Purebred Arabians take to the new dirt surface at Meydan Racecourse Thursdays, some Fridays, and Saturdays from November through March - with the most race days in January. The course has a 2,400 m left-handed turf race track and a left-handed 8.75-furlong (1,750 m) dirt course. The venue features the Winter Racing Challenge, Dubai International Racing Carnival and the Dubai World Cup Night.
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