x Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 22 July 2017

Dubai World Cup lets visitors win, place and show off, too

Gallery The richest horse race in the world lures an international crowd who come dressed to impress. Martin von den Driesch looks back at the stellar event.

Visitors, expats and locals alike take part in the glamorous festivities of the Dubai World Cup, including fashion shows and lounges.
Visitors, expats and locals alike take part in the glamorous festivities of the Dubai World Cup, including fashion shows and lounges.

Glamour returns to Meydan Racecourse today for the 15th running of the Dubai World Cup, the richest horse race in the world. The German-born, Dubai-based photographer Martin von den Driesch looks back at the stellar event that annually lures an international crowd of thousands who come dressed to impress to win the fashion contest off the track.