- Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Meydan Racecourse – Thoroughbred horse racing events take place at the Meydan Racecourse for more than five months in a year and these culminate in the richest race day in the world, i.e. the Dubai World Cup. Riding lessons are also hosted by The Emirates Equestrian Centre and Dubai Equestrian Club at this racecourse. Being the venue of such important events, Meydan racecourse has the capacity of 60,000 spectators. When not hosting the popular sporting events, a number of concerts, exhibitions and business events take place here.
Meydan is the visionary concept of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The project is the culmination of his vision to create not just a venue for horse racing, but an integrated city that is sustainable, environmentally responsible and one that positions Dubai at the center of the competitive global business stage.
Meydan Group aims to link the world with the Emirate of Dubai through international horse racing and equestrian events, a range of commercial developments, hospitality, sports, entertainment and amusement services, a series of state-of-the-art business parks, residential villa communities, schools, hospitals, business towers with luxury waterfront developments and shopping destinations.
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City covers approximately 47 million square feet of prime freehold development in the heart of Dubai and features several development projects by Meydan. Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City – District Eleven is a cosmopolitan, family-oriented community comprising villas and mixed-use buildings and offering a number of attractive amenities and facilities including Emirates Airline housing, Meydan Villas and The Kent College of Canterbury. Meydan Heights is also home to Emirates Airline housing, a premium development comprising 528 units of townhouse community living and includes retail, park areas and public amenities such as a community center and mosques. Meydan Avenue incorporates the iconic Grandstand and The Meydan Hotel at its heart will set new standards of living, build an inspirational business culture and offer a lifestyle of exceptional quality. The centrally located Meydan Free Zone offers a prime location and ease of incorporation while driving businesses through advanced telecommunications, high technology and business space flexibility.
Meydan Group brings together elegant lifestyle opportunities with leading entertainment and sporting events. The portfolio consists of The Meydan Hotel, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, The Track Meydan Golf, QUBE Sports Lounge, Meydan Tennis Academy, Dubai Equestrian Club, Emirates Equestrian Centre, Dubai Racing Club and the iconic architectural marvel, Meydan Racecourse, home of the world’s richest horse race – the Dubai World Cup.
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