Meydan is the visionary concept of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Meydan opened on 27 March 2010, replacing Nad Al Sheba Racecourse, which formerly occupied the same site.
Since its inaugural opening, Meydan attracted global attention. The Meydan racecourse is the centerpiece of Meydan and offers a full season of exemplary horse racing, the highlight of which is the world’s richest race day, the Dubai World Cup.
The Meydan Group’s broad portfolio extends far beyond the racecourse. Meydan real estate projects include villas, townhouses and apartments, plus Emirates Airline housing that features 528 townhouses set among retail, lush green parks and vital amenities. It also includes It includes a horse racing museum, gallery, a five-star hotel, a nine-hole golf course, as well as a variety of venues.