About Meydan Racecourse

The city of Dubai gives the unique experience to ponder in the vicinity of flamboyance and enjoy the exhilarating sport of horse racing. Meydan Racecourse is that part of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Spread over a mile in length the racecourse has a capacity to accommodate 60,000 people in a stretch. Opened on 27 March 2010, the place is a one-stop destination to witness the Dubai royalty with an out of the world horse racing experience. It provides a sneak peek into the jockey preparation area to understand the proceedings as also an opportunity of a lifetime.


Must See

  • A view of the changing area of the jockeys.
  • The track.
  •  Stable tours.
  •  Premium restaurants.


How to reach

From city center metro or bus.

Bus 61D, 66, 67 all stop near Meydan racecourse.

Metro takes 70 minutes.

12.3 km from the city center

The bus takes 86 minutes.


  • All children under the age of 5 years old or guests in wheelchairs are allowed free admission in the Meydan Grandstand.
  • All children who are 5 years and above require a badge to enter hospitality areas.
  • No extra pricing for children entering Hospitality Areas or Winner's Circle Restaurant.
  • The place has good restaurants, with buffet layouts on weekends.
  • The food here is value for money.
  •  Alcoholic beverages are not available for purchase in the Meydan Grandstand area.
  •  Food and beverages from outside are not allowed.

Visit Time

There is a racing calendar plan for the entire month and the races start normally:

  • Sunday:  6:30 p.m 0r 4:00 p.m to 12:00 a.m.
  • Monday: from 6:30 p.m or 4 p.m.to 12:00 a.m.
  • tuesday:  6:30 p.m  or  4 p.m to 12:00 a.m.
  • wednesday: 6:30 p.m or 4 p.m to 12:00 a.m.
  • Thursday: 6:30 p.m to  4 p.m to 12:00 a.m.
  • Friday:  6:30 p.m to or 4 p.m to 12:00 a.m.
  • Saturday: 6:30 p.m 0r 4 p.m .to 12:00 a.m.
  • The competitions happen from October to April.
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Waiting Time

30 to 35 minutes


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Entrance Fee


 Free admission gives access to a limited section of Meydan Grandstand with many seats available that provide an excellent view.

AED 1500 provides a DRC membership that has access to Parade Ring Restaurant and Premium during all the 22 race nights throughout the season.

Silk Restaurant 300 Dirhams.


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Time you can spend

6 races per night with gap of 35 to 40 minute interval.


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