Gulf News Sponsors Final Racing at Meydan Meeting of the 2013 Season

Gulf News Sponsors Final Racing at Meydan Meeting of the 2013 Season

Gulf News a long time supporter of Meydan, racing and all equine sports, will help close out the last Racing at Meydan meeting when the domestic season comes to an end this Thursday, March 14.

The exciting six-race card will feature only Thoroughbreds and will be highlighted by two Dh80,000 events that include a handicap sprint at 1200m and a handicap for stayers at 2200m both to be held on the all-weather surface.

“The race meet on March 14 is the final one of the season and we are truly excited to be title bearers of all the races on the card” said Duleep George, Executive Director – Strategy & Marketing, Gulf News. “It is indeed a great finale to a wonderful season of racing and one that will be most exciting, coming as it does, just before the Dubai World Cup on March 30,” he added.

Malih Al Basti, Meydan Board Member and Chairman of the Racing Committee said: “We are happy to welcome our good friends at Gulf News to sponsor the last race card of the Racing at Meydan season as we work toward the Dubai World Cup on March 30. This has been a great season of racing and it has all been possible through the support of our partners such as Gulf News. We look forward to continuing this relationship in future seasons as we team to bring the great sport of racing to the people of Dubai and the UAE.”

Admission is free to the public areas of Meydan Racecourse and tickets start at Dh25, gates open at 5pm and the first race starts at 6.30pm. Racecards can be found at