20th Dubai World Cup set for March 28

08/24/2014 4:05 PM

08/24/2014 4:09 PM

The date has been set for the 20th edition of $10 million Dubai World Cup at Meydan Racecourse.

The world's richest thoroughbred race will be conducted in 2015 on Saturday, March 28.

"With the milestone running of the 20th Dubai World Cup we are entering a big season for Dubai Racing Club," Martin Talty, Dubai Racing Club's International Manager said. "The prize purses for the Dubai Sheema Classic and the Dubai Duty Free were both increased to $6m each last season to mark the occasion and we are confident that we will be successful in attracting if not equal numbers then even greater numbers of international competitors for the coming season."

The 2014 World Cup was won by African Story.

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