May 6, 2021 – The fixture list of the 2021-2022 United Arab Emirates racing season has been approved by His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the UAE, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Emirates Racing Authority (ERA).
His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan said: “We are happy to launch the 2021-2022 racing programme, which provides trainers, owners and horse fans with an integrated season on the five racecourses in the UAE.”
His Highness added: “Through this fixture, we offer local and international races for the Thoroughbred and Arabian horses.”
Emirates Racing Authority oversees the season, which includes 68 races, beginning at Jebel Ali Racecourse on Friday, October 29, 2021. This is followed by Sharjah Racecourse on Saturday, October 30, while racing at Meydan Racecourse begins on Thursday November 4. Al Ain Racecourse will commence on Friday, November 5, and Abu Dhabi Racecourse will kick off its first race on Sunday, November 7, 2021.
The UAE season will include 15 meetings at Abu Dhabi Racecourse, 14 meetings at Al Ain Racecourse, 11 meetings at Jebel Ali Racecourse, 6 meetings at Sharjah Longines Racecourse, while the Meydan Racecourse schedule this year includes 22 meetings.