Dubai International Arabian Raceday


Flat Racing


Gates Open - 12.00
First Race - 14.10
Last Race - 18.00

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Experience something different with an exciting card featuring purebred Arabian horses. There will be a host of extra entertainment for the whole family, including a Racing to School Equicizer, Henna Tattoo Artists, Inflatable Horse Hoppers Races, an art workshop and falconry display. There’s also incredible prizes for the Best Dressed Lady, Best Children’s Hat and the #DIAR Selfie Competition as well as the local schools ‘Arabian Rainbow Horses’. Whilst you are there grab yourself one of the famous free goody bags, and enter a host of competitions with prizes to be won on the day.

Enjoy a fantastic free day at the races with family or friends. So don’t miss out, register for FREE in advance via the ‘FREE ENTRY’ button for the chance to win a 3-night stay at RODA Al Murooj hotel in Dubai. T’s & C’s apply, the winner must be present and contactable on the day.

Order of Running

Time Race Distance
14.10 Emirates Premier Handicap Stakes Purebred Arabians 1m
14.40 UAE Embassy in London International Stakes Purebred Arabians 1m 2f
15.10 DIAR International Stakes Group 3 PA 7f
15.45 Jebel Ali Racecourse Za'abeel International Stakes Group 1 PA 6f
16.20 Shadwell Arabian Stallions Hatta International Stakes Group 1 PA 1m 2f
16.55 Shadwell Dubai International Stakes Group 1 PA 1m 2f
17.30 Dubai Developments Premier Handicap Stakes Purebred Arabians 1m 4f
18.00 Emirates NBD Handicap Stakes Purebred Arabians 7f
Raceday Info

Going: Good to Firm

Cloudy with warm, sunny spells

Plan Your Day

Off Track Entertainment

Entertainment for all ages in both Grandstand and Premier Enclosures. Bring the family along and enjoy your day at the races.

Plan your journey

We are conveniently situated in Berkshire in the centre of the South of England, easily accessible from Junctions 12 and 13 of the M4, from the M3 and A34. We also have our own train station with regular services. More>

Food & Drink

There are a wide range of award winning food and drink outlets throughout the racecourse, from casual dining and on-the-go options to more formal restaurants. Find out more here> 

Behind the Scenes Tour

Enjoy a look behind the scenes of Newbury Racecourse with our free tour. See inside the Weighing Room and take a trip up to the Judges Box to get an overview of what goes on during a raceday. Check the times in your racecard.

Most Stylish Competition

Enter our Most Stylish Racegoer competition on all of our Saturday racedays! We have some great prizes up for grabs, plus the chance to be invited back to VIP hospitality and be crowned the Most Stylish Racegoer 2018 and win a holiday to Qatar.

Trips to the start

Get up close to the action with one of our free trips the start where you can see the horses go through the starting stalls. Check your racecard on the day for times. 

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  • Private Hospitality Suites

    A private hospitality suite for friends, family and colleagues is the ultimate way to experience Newbury Racecourse.
    Coupled with exceptional views of the racing from the iconic Berkshire Stand, our unique food and drink packages offer a raceday experience to suit all budgets and requirements.
    Guests can enjoy menus designed by our head chef and prepared by our own chef brigade. From enquiry through to enjoying your raceday hospitality we focus on delivering the very best service to your guests.

    To enquire about a Hospitality Suite please contact us on 01635 40015 or click below.

The Hennessy Restaurant

The award-winning fine dining panoramic restaurant in the Hampshire Stand with views overlooking the winning post, offers the opportunity to watch the racing in an unrivalled location.

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There is limited availability in this restaurant, please call 01635 40015 to book or join the waiting list.

The Racegoers Restaurant

With stunning panoramic views overlooking the final furlong, located in the Dubai Duty Free Grandstand, this restaurant is ideal for celebrations, informal work days out or family occasions. Packages include a table for the day, a three course Chefs Table buffet and a Tipster Talk before racing from our expert, talking diners through the runners of the day.

Food set in The Racegoers Restaurant
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There is limited availability in this restaurant, please call 01635 40015 to book or join the waiting list.
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There are no additional restaurants available for this raceday.
  • Travel & Directions

    Find out how to get to the racecourse by car and get directions.

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  • Car

    There are a number of car parking areas available around the racecourse.

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    Do you need accommodation for this raceday? Check out the special discounted rates via our Official Hotel Bookings Partner,

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