The program kicks off with the Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) for 4-year-olds and upward at 1 1/2 miles on turf, will kick off the card as Race 4 in the program at 10 a.m. EST (7 p.m. Dubai time). Race 5, the six-furlong Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-III) for 3-year-olds and up on the dirt will go to post at 11:10 a.m. EST. The Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) for 4-year-olds and up will be contested at 1 1/8-miles on the turft at 11:50 a.m. EST as Race 6. The final live simulcast, Race 7, at 12:40 a.m. EST will be the Dubai World Cup for 3-year-olds and up at 1 1/4-miles on dirt.The 1 1/4-mile UAE Derby (UAE-II) for 3-year-olds on dirt will be broadcast on a tape delayed basis without wagering between live races.Wagering on the Dubai races through Arlington will be available at more than 600 locations throughout North and South America as well as in the Caribbean, including all ITW and OTB locations in Illinois. The Ontario Jockey Club will serve as host in Canada. In addition, advance wagering, beginning March 22 on the races will be offered at the majority of these outlets.
Arlington Park will serve as the simulcast host for the Dubai World Cup on March 23. The world's richest race will be one of four simulcast races available through Arlington Park from Dubai's Nad Al Sheba Racecourse.In addition, a tape delay of the UAE Derby will be broadcast with no wagering available.The wagering menu consists of win, place, show, exacta, trifecta, and superfecta betting on each of the four live races with a Pick 3 on the last three contests (Races 5-7) beginning with the Dubai Golden Shaheen. There will be a daily double offered on races 6-7, the Dubai Duty Free and Dubai World Cup.