Arlington Park will serve as the simulcast host for the $6 million Dubai World Cup on March 24. The world's richest race will be one of four races with total purses of $12 million simulcast from Dubai's Nad Al Sheba Racecourse that day.
The schedule (all times Eastern Standard Time) of the four races to be simulcast on Dubai World Cup Day is:
9:40 a.m.: The Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-II), 4yo & up, 1 1/2 miles (turf), $2 million
10:50 a.m.: The Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-III), 4yo & up, six furlongs, $2 million
11:30 a.m.: The Dubai Duty Free (UAE-II), 4yo & up, 1 1/8 miles (turf), $2 million
12:15 p.m.: The Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), 4yo & up, 1 1/4 miles, $6 million
Wagering on the Dubai races through Arlington will be available at close to 700 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 23, on the races will be offered at the majority of these outlets and all locations in Illinois.