Dubai set for world's richest horse race

Anticipation rises as horse racing fans get ready for this weekend's $10m Dubai World Cup.

    Horse racing fans will have their eyes glued to Dubai this weekend for the world's richest race, the $10m Dubai World Cup.

    Saturday's race, held annually since 1996, is the creation of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of the emirate.

    Al Jazeera's Dan Nolan reports from Dubai.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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