Purses for the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which will stage 10 meetings at Meydan between Jan. 3 and Mar. 9, will be up 12% at $12,670,000.
Among the stakes races receiving purse boosts are all three rounds of the Al Maktoum Challenge: The G2 Round 1 is up $100,000 to $350,000, while the G2 Round 2 and G1 Round 3 are each up $200,000 to $450,000 and $600,000, respectively.
All purses on Super Saturday Mar. 9 are up, including the G1 Jebel Hatta, which rises $100,000 to $400,000. Three Super Saturday races are up by $150,000 for purses of $350,000: the G3 Mahab Al Shimaal, the G3 Burj Nahaar and the G3 Nad Al Sheba Turf Sprint.
Click here for the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme.
Prizemoney for Dubai’s domestic Racing At Meydan program will be up 9% next year. This programme comprises 12 meetings.