Dubai World Cup: Richest race day returns

Dubai Media Office

Today is the richest day in horse racing as the 24th edition of the Dubai World Cup takes place.

Over 50,000 fans are expected to descend on Meydan Racecourse for the prestigious event, which draws in the elite of the equine world.

Around AED 130 million will be up for grabs across the day, with the showpiece Dubai World Cup race itself offering prize money of AED 44 million.

Defending champion Thunder Snow is among the 13 horses who'll be vying for victory, but will face a tough task in what is a high-quality field.

Capezzano has won three consecutive races, including a nine-length victory over Thunder Snow in the Prep race, while North America and Yoshida are also heavily fancied.

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