The Dubai World Cup Carnival will offer its final racemeeting before the much anticipated Dubai World Cup on March 31 as six races are scheduled to get underway at 4:30pm.

All the races that day will be held on the all-weather surface on a racecard to be sponsored by Gulf News, a pillar partner of the Meydan Group.

Saeed H. Al Tayer, Chairman of the Meydan Group said: “The racing season has come so far from our start in November and now we are here at the final step before the Dubai World Cup. It is through generous sponsors such as our pillar partner Gulf News that we are able to achieve the success and acclaim that makes Meydan a prominent name in the world of horseracing. We thank Gulf News for their sponsorship and their efforts during our race season and throughout the year. They are a wonderful part of the success story of Dubai and we are pleased to team with them for our racing and the further development of the sport.”

Duleep George, Executive Director Marketing & Sales, Gulf News said, “We are looking forward to our sponsored Race Meeting on Saturday, especially as this is a warm up to the Dubai World Cup on the 31st March. Gulf News is proud to be Pillar Partner with the Meydan Group and we are looking forward to an exciting card on the 17th”.

Saturday will be the final day for racegoers to purchase their general admission tickets for the Dubai World Cup, AED 25, at the Ticket Office located outside the admission area of Gate B.