Emirates Racing Association

Emirates Racing Association

Emirates Racing Association

The Emirates Racing Authority is the internationally-recognised governing body for horse racing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and it has been established for the following reasons:

  • for the purpose of making, altering, amending and administrating the Rules in the UAE;
  • for the purpose of carrying on the trade or business of Racecourse management and for the purpose of education, entertainment and participation by the general public in Horse racing;
  • to encourage horse breeding and horse ownership in the UAE and to improve the quality of racing;
  • to organise, represent and promote horse racing on an international basis; and
  • to promote tourism, trade and commerce in the UAE.

The ERA administers all aspects of the sport of horse racing, including the implementation and application of the UAE Rules of Racing through its Stewarding and Veterinary Departments.  This also includes the licensing of all trainers, jockeys, officials and stable personnel.  The ERA Registry Office manages and processes the registration of horses for racing, and all entries and declarations for all race meetings in the UAE.  The ERA also administers the internationally-approved Emirates Thoroughbred Studbook.

Emirates Racing Association

Past Conferences

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Month
The Conference
2007
January
31
Conference
UAE

Member Updates

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Dubai World Cup cancelled, racing to cease in New Zealand and Golden success in Hong Kong Derby

Dubai World Cup cancelled, racing to cease in New Zealand and Golden success in Hong Kong Derby

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Dubai World Cup cancelled, racing to cease in New Zealand and Golden success in Hong Kong Derby

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On one side of the world on Sunday, March 22nd, 2020, one Asian Racing Federation member had to cancel their yearly showcase meeting, the Dubai World Cup, on the other side another Asian Racing Federation member held one of its premier races, the Hong Kong Derby.

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ARF members at the forefront for Dubai World Pools

ARF members at the forefront for Dubai World Pools

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ARF members at the forefront for Dubai World Pools

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Asian Racing Federations (ARF) members are at the forefront of the next stage of development of World Pool betting with the announcement that the Hong Kong Jockey Club, in partnership with Dubai Racing Club, will offer World Pool betting for the Dubai Super Saturday meeting (7 March) and Dubai World Cup meeting (28 March) at Meydan Racecourse.

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2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme announced

2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme announced

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2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme announced

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The 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival programme has been announced by Dubai Racing Club and will take place at Meydan Racecourse over 10 weeks, including nine consecutive Thursday evenings, January 2—February 27, before culminating with the Super Saturday card on March 7.

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Korean Dubai hero Dolkong returns home and old rival Cheongdam Dokki returns to winners circle

Korean Dubai hero Dolkong returns home and old rival Cheongdam Dokki returns to winners circle

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Korean Dubai hero Dolkong returns home and old rival Cheongdam Dokki returns to winners circle

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A day after Korean racing welcomed back the well-performed Dolkong (USA) from the Dubai World Cup Carnival a home rival Cheongdam Dokki (USA) put down a marker by returning to the winner’s circle in emphatic style as he successfully retained the KRW250m, (K)listed Herald Business Trophy (2000m) at Seoul Racecourse on Sunday afternoon.

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Korean victory in Dubai and Australian-bred wins the New Zealand Derby

Korean victory in Dubai and Australian-bred wins the New Zealand Derby

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Korean victory in Dubai and Australian-bred wins the New Zealand Derby

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Asian Racing Federation countries combined to test their talents across the seas last week with a Korean victory at Meyan, Dubai, and an Australian-bred runner trained and ridden by New Zealanders winning their home Derby at Ellerslie.

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Korea becomes the 21st country to win a race in the Dubai World Cup Carnival

Korea becomes the 21st country to win a race in the Dubai World Cup Carnival

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Korea becomes the 21st country to win a race in the Dubai World Cup Carnival

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Asian Racing Federation member country Korea, claimed Dubai’s Meydan Racecourse as their own on Thursday night, January 19th, to become the 21st country to win a race in the Dubai World Cup Carnival when trainer Young-Kwan Kim saddled his country’s first Carnival winner when Main Stay under Irish rider, Pat Cosgrave, dominated in the 1200m District One dirt Handicap.

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Asian Racing Federation countries enjoy success at the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan, UAE

Asian Racing Federation countries enjoy success at the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan, UAE

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Asian Racing Federation countries enjoy success at the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan, UAE

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Asian Racing Federation countries enjoyed significant success at the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan on Saturday with Japanese runners winning two races, the Dubai Turf and UAE Derby, and placing in two, the sole Australian representative winning the Al Quoz Sprint.

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Dubai World Cup action at Meydan

Dubai World Cup action at Meydan

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Dubai World Cup action at Meydan

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The first of the Dubai World Cup contenders stepped out at Meydan on the 4th of February when the Kieran McLaughlin trained Frosted (USA) lined up in the US$250,000, Group 2 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 over 1900m.

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Dubai

Dubai

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Success for ARF countries on Dubai World Cup night at Meydan on March 28th came from the host country UAE with Godolphin’s eight-year-old Prince Bishop (IRE) getting the better of American Horse Of The Year California Chrome (USA) in the Dubai World Cup.

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Dubai World Cup

Dubai World Cup

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Dubai World Cup

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Dubai

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