Meydan is the visionary concept of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. Since its inaugural opening in 2010, Meydan has attracted the attention of the world. The Meydan Racecourse is the centerpiece of Meydan and offers a full season of exemplary horseracing, 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 Airlines housing that features 528 townhouses set amongst retail, lush green parks, and vital amenities.