WEDNESDAY, 27 MARCH 2019
Arrival transfer to hotel The Palace Downtown
Classic themes and Arabian tradition meet at Palace Downtown. Its luxurious guest rooms and suites feature captivating Middle Eastern themes, with an array of food and beverage options from across the globe.
The hotel stands apart for its highly individualistic architecture and its commitment to offering the highest service standards. As part of the portfolio of Address Hotels + Resorts, the hotel has set its own unique niche with its inimitable design and superior location.
THURSDAY, 28 MARCH 2019
Breakfast with the Stars
Get close to the 2018 Dubai World Cup racing stars and enjoy an exciting morning featuring live commentary, entertainment, raffle draws, interviews with the trainers, owners and jockeys and a lavish breakfast buffet.
Morning Track Work 06h00 – 09h00
Breakfast 07h00 – 09h30
FRIDAY, 29 MARCH 2019
Heritage Desert Safari
Experience the most awarded Desert Safari in Dubai. Take a step back in time and experience Dubai as it was 50 years ago. Your professional guide will escort you on a fascinating Dubai desert safari in a museum quality, vintage 1950’s Land Rover. Recognised by the prestigious World Travel Awards as The Middle East’s Leading Desert Safari and the Number 1 Desert Safari in Dubai on TripAdvisor.
These Series 1 Land Rovers were extensively used in the 1950’s and since then have become part of the UAE history. No other vehicle offers a more authentic desert safari experience to spot exotic local wildlife within the pristine Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.
Watch the sun drop under the horizon as you watch a falcon soar around you. Your Bedouin camp, lit with the gentle flames of traditional lamps is nestled inside a private Royal desert retreat. We will demonstrate cultural activities such as henna tattoos, music, dance and bread and Arabic coffee making before enjoying a scrumptious dinner under the stars. History comes to life in this once in a lifetime desert safari in Dubai.
SATURDAY, 30 MARCH 2019
Dubai World Cup, First Class Lounge Ticket
Created through the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Dubai World Cup provides a truly global stage upon which the best horses in the world come to compete every year.
On March 30, 2019, the Dubai World Cup meeting is set to enhance its status as the world’s richest day of horseracing. Total purses for the card, which will feature six Group 1 and three Group 2 fixtures, will increase from US $30 million to $35 million. Its namesake race, the Group 1 Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline, receives a $2 million boost to $12 million and boasts a $7.2 million purse to the winner; the highest first-place prize in global thoroughbred racing.The biggest sporting and social occasion on the Dubai calendar, the record US$35m race day is held at Meydan Racecourse on the last Saturday in March.
It is the pinnacle of the UAE racing season, featuring nine high-class races including six Group 1 and three Group 2 contests.
Festivities on Dubai World Cup day end with the spectacular Dubai World Cup show and entertainment show.
Ticket Type - The First-Class Lounge is the perfect choice for a stylish Dubai World Cup experience and boasts an exclusive lounge and bar, outside terrace and track facing balcony, situated on Level 3 of the magnificent Meydan Grandstand. Located on the home turn, guests can watch the horses thunder past on their way to the finish line. Enjoy the delights of afternoon tea and a gourmet international buffet served throughout the day together with standard house beverages. A premium list will be available for anyone who wishes to purchase a bottle of Champagne on the day.
SUNDAY, 31 MARCH 2019
Day at leisure
MONDAY, 1 April 2019