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Dubai City of Gold Stakes

Group 3 race
Dubai City of Gold Stakes
Location Nad Al Sheba Racecourse
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Inaugurated 1998
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Website Emirates Racing Association
Race information
Distance 2400 meters (app. 1½ miles)
Track Grass, left-handed
Qualification NH & SH bred Four-Years-Old+
Weight NH bred 4YO: 55.5 kg
NH bred 5YO+ 56 kg
SH bred 4YO+ : 56 kg
Purse US$200,000

The Dubai City of Gold Stakes is a Thoroughbred horse race run annually since 1998 at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Given the nickname for the city of Dubai, the Group 3 race is open to Northern and Southern Hemisphere bred horses age four years and up. It is raced on tuf at a distance of 2400 meters (app. 1½ miles).

The 2000 edition was won by Epsom Derby winner, High-Rise.


Time record:

  • 2:28.91 - Sibling Rival (1999)

Most wins by an owner:

Most wins by a jockey:

Most wins by a trainer:

Winners of the Dubai City of Gold







2007 Quijano 5 Andrasch Starke Peter Schiergen Gestüt Fährhof 2:33.07
2006 Oracle West 5 Kevin Shea Mike De Kock Kenny Geemooi 2:33.89
2005 Greys Inn 5 Weichong Marwing Mike de Kock Bridget D. Oppenheimer 2:30:18
2004 Fair Mix 4 Olivier Peslier Marcel Rolland Ecurie Week-End 2:29.24
2003 Highest 4 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 2:30.15
2002 Narrative 4 Richard Hills Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 2:32.63
2001 Give The Slip 4 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin Racing 2:30.71
2000 High-Rise 5 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Sheikh M. Obaid 2:29:30
1999 Sibling Rival 5 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Sheikh Mohammed 2:28:91
1998 Happy Valentine 4 Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Sheikh Maktoum 2:36:97



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