Dubai World Cup to be broadcast in 150 countries

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The annual horseracing event, taking place at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, has horses from 14 countries competing for over AED 110 million ($30 million) in prize money.

The competition will feature eight thoroughbred races, with a total of 33 individual Group/Grade 1 winners entered.

The AED 44 million ($12 million) Dubai World Cup is the most prestigious race of the day.

"We are hugely excited about the 2024 Dubai World Cup which is the 28th running of this great event," said Major General Dr Mohammed Essa Al Adhab, Executive Director of Dubai Racing Club.

"Horses from 14 countries will compete across the nine races, ensuring global interest and media coverage. We have also received more than 400 media accreditation applications, further showing the interest in the meeting among race fans."

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