Jebel Ali Racecourse was built in 1990 following specifications from His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Dhruba Selvaratnam. There is currently seating for over 2000 people and facilities to accommodate corporate hospitality guests. The surface of the track is a mixture of sand and oil and horseshoe in shape.
Right handed horseshoe shaped track of 2200 metres (racing distance) with a 900 metre run into the finish. It has a 1400 metre straight course. Surface is a mixture of sand and oil. Well known for its steep European style finish.
General admission is free. Ample car parking facilities are available. Racegoers are issued with complimentary race cards and form guides at the entrance gates, and enter the public enclosure through the 'Faltaat Tunnel' built in 2001. Children are permitted but parents are requested to keep them under close supervision in the public enclosures.
Programme of Events:
There are usually 6 races held per afternoon, each at intervals of 30 minutes. The first race is held at 2.30pm.
A Pick Six competition is held at every race meeting. Results of the competition are announced in the paddock following the final race.