The Dubai World Cup Carnival has officially kicked off, showcasing some of the world’s most prized thoroughbreds. The events leading up to this “Super Saturday,” on March 9th, officially began on January 10th. This event is an opportunity for racing’s biggest international players to prepare their horses for the chance to compete in the world’s richest day of racing, and one of the city’s biggest days out, the Dubai World Cup. The Dubai World Cup, the main event, will take place this year on Saturday, March 30th, 2013. Families, general public, retailers and corporations are all welcome to attend at the Meydan Grandstand and Racecourse. This year will mark the 18th edition of the world’s biggest racing day.