Dubai World Cup 2021 contenders take to Meydan track to prepare for big night - in pictures

The Dubai World Cup on March 27 is set to feature a total of 117 horses from 11 countries for a total prize fund of $26.5 million

Preparations for the Dubai World Cup 2021 at Meydan are ramping up ahead of Saturday's meeting.

One of the richest nights in horse racing, the Dubai World Cup is set to feature a total of 117 horses from 11 countries for a total prize fund of $26.5 million across six Group 1 races, including a race for Purebred Arabians, and three Group 2s.

Horses from all over the world were given a runout at Dubai's flagship racecourse on Wednesday ahead of the big night.

There will be no fans in attendance at Meydan Racecourse this year due to Covid-19 restrictions.

The entire meet can be watched live on the Dubai Racing Channel, while updates, race results and highlights can be found on the @DubaiWorldCup Twitter account and MeydanRacing YouTube Channel.

Updated: March 25, 2021 11:18 AM

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