A stellar evening of eight top-class races on opening night of Saudi Cup weekend at King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh is headlined by the world’s top jockeys – seven men and seven women - competing for the Invest Saudi International Jockey Challenge trophy over four races. The race programme starts with the Mosef Fillies Mile, and look out too for the new Saudia Sarawat Cup ran over 1200m; the Lucid Tuwaiq Cup, an exciting contest over 1800m held on the dirt; and the Group 1 $1.5m Ministry of Culture Al Mneefah Cup. You can also win great prizes and cash by picking a winner in our Nominations Game. Off-the-track this is the pinnacle of Saudi style, sophistication and glamour. Riyadh’s social event of the season is a showcase rich in entertainment, cuisine, high fashion, and cultural experiences all included within your ticket. Gates open at 2pm and the venue closes at 10.30pm. Tickets and all-inclusive hospitality experiences are on-sale.
Make an exciting occasion unforgettable with hospitality at King Abdulaziz Racecourse.
General Admission provides trackside views, access to Grandstand seating plus free live entertainment across the Obaiya enclosure which features fashion, cultural and art exhibitions and walk-up restaurants activations by the Ministry of Culture.
Enjoy sweeping panoramic views of the world’s finest racehorses racing as you sit at a private viewing terrace on the third-floor of the modern Al Thuraya building. An extensive international buffet using an array of fresh ingredients complements the captivating trackside setting and provides racegoers with an explosion of flavour in every dish.
Hear the thunder of the hooves as the world’s finest thoroughbred or Arabian Purebred horses race by you only metres from your table on the ground-floor of the modern Al Thuraya building. An extensive international buffet using an array of fresh ingredients complements this captivating trackside setting and provides racegoers with an explosion of flavour in every dish.
With magnificent views overlooking the winning post, this is the closest you can get to the action. The Club Room is a luxuriously appointed private lounge set within the historic Grandstand. With only 120 guests, you will rub shoulders with racing glitterati and mix with Riyadh’s most stylish. Our attentive staff will provide inventive and delicious canapes throughout the day.
With a spectacular trackside vantage point on the home straight in the stylish new Al Thuraya, a Private Suite offers complete exclusivity for your party of up to 30 guests. A stylishly appointed private room, viewing terrace, dedicated wait staff, flat screen TVs and private parking allows you to tailor your celebration as exactly as you wish. In addition, an abundant buffets and complimentary drinks are included.