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Nad Al Sheba Racecourse

Nad Al Sheba Racecourse
Nad Al Sheba as seen from the air on 1 May 2007
Official website
Location Dubai
Owned by Dubai Racing Club
Date opened 1986
Date closed 2009
Course type Flat
Notable Races Dubai World Cup

Nad Al Sheba Racecourse is a former Thoroughbred horse racing facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates opened in 1986. It has a 2,200 meter left-handed dirt race track and a left-handed turf course of the same distance. It operates from November through March and features the Dubai International Racing Carnival and its Dubai World Cup Night.

Nad Al Sheba Golf Club ceased operations on May 31, 2007 due to the rebuilding of the racing complex. It is now called Meydan Racecourse. In 2010, all races held in Nad Al Sheba Racecourse move to Meydan Racecourse

Other Conditions races at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse included:

Group 2:

  • Al Fahidi Fort

Group 3:

  • Al Shindagha Sprint
  • Al Rashidiya
  • UAE 2000 Guineas
  • Balanchine Stakes
  • Zabeel Mile


  • UAE 1000 Guineas


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