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

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.

Three turf races announced on $6.8m undercard to Saudi Cup day


The world’s richest race, the US$20m Saudi Cup, will have a glittering support card for its inaugural running on February 29th, 2020. HRH Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal, Chairman of the Jockey Club Of Saudi Arabia, announced five new international races at a Saudi Cup launch event today at Fortnum & Mason in Piccadilly, London.

Up for the Cup

The world has a new richest race, with the announcement of the creation of the $20m Saudi Cup, to be run at King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Riyadh on February 29th, 2020. Details of the contest were announced by Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal, chairman of the Jockey Club Of Saudi Arabia, at a launch event in Saratoga today.

Tom Ludt on the Phoenix challenge for the Saudi Cup

Gronkowski, second in the Dubai World Cup, has emerged as an early possible for the Saudi Cup. We caught up with Tom Ludt who is clearly excited at the prospect. اشترك في القناة الرسمية لدبي ريسنج :