UAE Derby

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The UAE Derby is a group two flat race held on Dubai World Cup Night which is the single richest day of Thoroughbred racing in the world.

UAE Derby race is a 1m 3f thoroughbred horse race held at Meydan Racecourse, Dubai, United Arab Emirates on 25th March 2024.

The UAE Derby currently offers a purse of US$2.5 million.

In 2013, the race receives Kentucky Derby points and is now considered a major preparatory race for the Kentucky Derby.

Meydan’s UAE Derby race is run on the turf for both Northern and Southern Hemisphere three-year-old thoroughbreds.

In our 2024 UAE Derby guide, we provide all the information about the group 1 race over the 1m 3f furlongs trip.

UAE Derby Betting Odds

Here are the betting odds for the UAE Derby race.

  • Cairo – 4/1
  • Worcester – 5/1
  • Goraiko – 11/2
  • Tall Boy – 7/1
  • Dura Erede – 9/1
  • Victoria Road – 10/1

UAE Derby Betting Tips

Here are the betting tips for the 2024 UAE Derby.

  • Cairo to WIN

The best odds on our selection currently are with the following bookmakers who are all offering a free bet promotion:

UAE Derby Previous Winners

Here are the previous winners of the UAE Derby.

Group 2 Race
LocationMeydan RacecourseDubai, United Arab Emirates
Race typeThoroughbred – Flat racing
Race information
Distance1,900 metres (1 3/16 miles)
Surfacedirt, left-handed
Qualification3-year-olds from the Northern & 4-year-olds from the Southern Hemisphere
WeightNH: 54.5kg. – SH: 59.5kg Allowance fillies 2kg.

UAE Derby Trainer Statistics

Here are the leading horse racing trainers in the UAE Derby:

TrainerR W PWinEW
A P O'Brien11-1-1-8.25-8.95
Saeed bin Suroor8-1-4-4.25-1.62
Charlie Appleby7-1-1+2.00-1.20
M F De Kock4-1-1-0.75-1.65
Mikio Matsunaga2-1-1+11.00+6.50
Koichi Shintani2-1-1+11.00+5.00
Yoshito Yahagi2-1-2-0.27+2.44
Brendan P Walsh1-1-1+25.00+15.00
Jamie Osborne1-1-1+11.00+6.60
Hidetaka Otonashi1-1-1+4.50+2.70

UAE Derby Jockey Statistics

Here are the leading horse racing jockeys on UAE Derby:

JockeyR W PWinEW
Christophe Soumillon4-2-2+3.00+0.73
William Buick8-1-1+1.00-2.20
Ryan Moore8-1-2-5.25-5.23
Christophe-Patrice Lemaire5-1-2+0.50-0.80
Yutaka Take2-1-1+11.00+6.50
Jamie Spencer2-1-1+10.00+5.60
Ryusei Sakai2-1-2-0.27+2.44
Jose L Ortiz1-1-1+25.00+15.00
Damian Lane1-1-1+12.00+6.00
Mickael Barzalona6-0-3-6.00-1.55


The 2024 UAE Derby is a Group two race that is run over a trip of 1m 3f on the turf course.

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