Keeneland Race Course will offer simulcast wagering on the $21 million Dubai World Cup Day races, held Saturday, March 29, at Nad al Sheba Race Course in Dubai.
Featured among the six stakes will be the world’s richest race – the $6 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), in which 2007 Horse of the Year Curlin will take on 12 other rivals including Well Armed, Great Hunter, Premium Tap, A. P. Arrow, Jalil and Asiatic Boy.
Drive-thru mutuel windows open at 8 a.m. EST; grandstand mutuel windows open at 9:30 a.m. Admission and parking are free.
The full schedule of races is as follows:
Race 2, 9:40 AM, $1 Million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II)
Race 3, 10:15 AM, $2 Million UAE Derby (UAE-II)
Race 4, 10:55 AM, $2 Million Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I)
Race 5, 11:55 AM, $5 Million Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I)
Race 6, 12:40 PM, $5 Million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I)
Race 7, 1:30 PM, $6 Million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I)
In addition to the Dubai World Cup program, Keeneland will simulcast a full afternoon of racing on Saturday, beginning at noon with Gulfstream Park, where the day’s featured race will be the $1 million Florida Derby (gr. I). Fans also may wager on racing from Laurel, Philadelphia Park, Tampa Bay Downs, Beulah, Aqueduct, Turfway Park, Oaklawn Park, Hawthorne, Turf Paradise, Santa Anita and Bay Meadows.