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Dubai Racing Club & Meydan Celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Horse

Race Night Entertainment & Festivities Scheduled for Thursday, January 23

In honor of Chinese New Year and the Year of the Horse, Dubai Racing Club will host a celebration to coincide with the race programme this Thursday, January 23.

According to the Chinese calendar New Year’s Eve will take place on January 31, and this will be the year of the horse.

From the moment racegoers arrive through the gates, the entertainment will begin and an exciting grand finale following the night’s racing will highlight the culture, beauty and traditions of China.

In addition, one lucky racegoer will also leave Meydan that evening Dh5000 richer. Following the grand finale there will be a special Pick 6 draw where one of the entered Pick Six forms from the night will be selected.

Pick 6 entry forms are free and distributed to the public at the admission gates. Pick 6 entries must be submitted 15 minutes before the start of the first race.

The schedule of entertainment includes:

After the 1st race – Thousand Hands performers and the Dong Huang Dance
After the 2nd race – Lantern Dance and Lion and Dragon performers
After the 3rd race – Ribbon Dance and Drummers
After the 4th race – Taji Fans and Kung Fu Sword performers

The Grand Finale includes a parade of the performers and a fireworks show.