Introducing the world’s richest horse race. A new US$20m contest to be run in Riyadh on February 29th, 2020 – with an undercard of international races on both dirt and the new turf course

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The undercard

An international race for Arabians

2000m (10f) on dirt

Total value: $1,500,000


A handicap for thoroughbreds trained in Saudi Arabia

1800m (9f) on dirt

Total value: $500,000


A staying handicap

3000m (15f) on turf

Total value: $2,500,000


A dirt sprint

1200m (6f) on dirt

Total value: $1,500,000


A middle-distance turf race

2100m (10.5f) on turf

Total value: $1,000,000


A dirt mile for three-year-olds

1600m (8f) on dirt

Total value: $800,000


A turf sprint

1350m (6.7f) on turf

Total value: $1,000,000


Special features, in-depth stories, videos and opinion

The Saudi Cup undercard

Highlights from the UK launch

Ribbon of green

Great sport requires great grass

A Homecoming

A desert homecoming for the thoroughbred

High stakes

A history of the world’s richest races


What top jockeys say about Riyadh’s track

A wild ride

Saddle up for the story of Saudi Arabia

Up for the cup

The World’s richest race

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