Churchill Downs Partners with Dubai Racing Club - Tuesday 27th of December 2005

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – As reported by Business First: "Churchill Downs Simulcast Network will partner with the Dubai Racing Club for a second time in 2006.

"The network will be the exclusive North and South American host of the annual Dubai Carnival of Racing, according to a news release.

"…Race dates for the carnival are Jan. 19 and 26; Feb. 2, 9, 10, 16, 23 and 24; and March 2, 9 and 25. The daily first post will be around 10:15 a.m. The final race day, March 25, will feature the $6 million Dubai World Cup.

"Horseplayers in the United States wagered about $2.6 million on Dubai World Cup Day in 2005, and about $3.4 million during the entire Carnival of Racing…"

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