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The Dubai World Cup takes place every year at the Meydan Racecourse in Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Dubai World Cup was created in 1996 by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The Dubai World Cup is normally held on the last Saturday in March and the 2019 Dubai World Cup will take place on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The race has a purse of $12 million dollars, making it one of the richest races in the world. The race is a Group 1 race for four-year-old horses and up and run over a distance of about 10 furlongs. The first Dubai World Cup in 1996 was won by one of the most famous races horses in history, Cigar.

2019 Dubai World Cup At a Glance

Date: Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Race Distance: 10 furlongs

Location: Meydan Racecourse – Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Record: 2:01.38 (Thunder Snow, 2018)

Purse: $12 million

Qualification: 4-year olds and up

List of Dubai World Cup Winners

2018 Thunder Snow C. Soumillon Saeed bin Suroor 2:01.38
2017 Arrogate Mike E. Smith Bob Baffert 2:02.53
2016 California Chrome Victor Espinoza Art Sherman 2:01.83
2015 Prince Bishop William Buick Saeed bin Suroor 2:03.24
2014 African Story Silvestre de Sousa Saeed bin Suroor 2:01.61
2013 Animal Kingdom Joel Rosario Graham Motion 2:03.21
2012 Monterosso Mickael Barzalona Mahmood al Zarooni 2:02.67
2011 Victoire Pisa Mirco Demuro Katsuhiko Sumii 2:05.94
2010 Glória de Campeão T. J. Pereira Pascal Bary 2:03.83
2009 Well Armed Aaron Gryder Eoin G. Harty 2:01.01
2008 Curlin Robby Albarado Steve Asmussen 2:00.15
2007 Invasor Fernando Jara Kiaran McLaughlin 1:59:97
2006 Electrocutionist Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor 2:01.32
2005 Roses in May John Velazquez Dale L. Romans 2:02.17
2004 Pleasantly Perfect Alex Solis Richard Mandella 2:00.24
2003 Moon Ballad Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor 2:00.48
2002 Street Cry Jerry Bailey Saeed bin Suroor 2:01.18
2001 Captain Steve Jerry Bailey Bob Baffert 2:00.47
2000 Dubai Millennium Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor 1:59.50
1999 Almutawakel Richard Hills Saeed bin Suroor 2:00.65
1998 Silver Charm Gary Stevens Bob Baffert 2:04.29
1997 Singspiel Jerry Bailey Michael Stoute 2:01.91
1996 Cigar Jerry Bailey William I. Mott 2:03.84

There has never been a repeat winner in the history of the Dubai World Cup. There have been, however, a number of famous horses win this race including Cigar in 1996, Curlin in 2008 and California Chrome in 2016.

Dubai World Cup Records


1:59.50 - Dubai Millennium (2000) at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse

2:01.38 (dirt) - Thunder Snow (2018)

2:01.61 (synthetic) - African Story (2014)

This race has seen some different tracks and some different surfaces, so there are three records listed. The most recent winner, Thunder Snow, won the race on the dirt at Meydan Racecourse in 2018.

Most Wins

(1) No horse has won this race more than once.

Most Owner Wins

7 - Godolphin Racing (2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2012, 2014, 2018)

There is no doubt about which owner has won the most Dubai World Cup races, as Godolphin Racing has seven wins, including in 2018 with Thunder Snow.

Most Jockey Wins

4 - Jerry Bailey (1996, 1997, 2001, 2002)

Jerry Bailey has the most jockey wins with four.

Most Trainer Wins

8 - Saeed bin Suroor (1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2014, 2015, 2018)

The trainer who has continually dominated this race throughout the years is Saeed bin Suroor. He is also the most recent winner of this race, as he trained Thunder Snow in 2018.

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