Vets at state-of-the-art facility have already performed several successful surgeries.

Riyadh Equine Hospital Open For Business


Vets at state-of-the-art facility have already performed several successful surgeries.

First Saudi Cup Day attracts 61 overseas runners from 8 different countries


HRH Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal, Chairman of the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia, today (Wednesday) released a list of Saudi Cup day runners bristling with 22 individual Group or Grade 1 winners across an eight race card.

Dettori, Doyle, Buick & Tudhope pass King Abdulaziz Turf Track with ‘Flying Colours’


Racing history was made in Riyadh today (Wednesday) as the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia staged the first official trial to be held on a turf course in the Kingdom.

First Saudi Cup attracts a Stellar Cast of Entries!


32 Group or Grade 1 winners in Saudi Cup alone and total 964 entries for new race day

Newmarket Clerk of the Course Michael Prosser joins SAUDI CUP team


Preparations for the world’s most valuable horse race gathered pace this week, with news that Newmarket Head of Racing Michael Prosser will join the SAUDI CUP project as Clerk of the Course.

New Turf Course at King Abdulaziz Racetrack

A new turf course is being laid in Riyadh by the team responsible for Lords’ cricket grounds, the grass courts at Wimbledon, the straight mile at Ascot and pitches at three football World Cups.
They’ve sourced the ideal combination of gravel and sand, perfect for growing the best possible turf track.
Richard Stuttard, Head of Consultancy at STRI Group explains more.

Saudi Cup: Female jockeys 'most welcome' at new $27m race meeting


The Saudi Cup will be the world's richest race and is scheduled to take place in the nation's capital, Riyadh, on 29 February next year.