The Dubai World Cup Carnival, worth around $40m in prize money runs from January to March every year and is a season of high-class international race days contested by the most high-profile, owners, trainers, horses and jockeys in the world.
Spread across 11 race days, the Dubai World Cup Carnival leads to the season-ending Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates. The Carnival runs alongside the domestic Racing at Meydan season.
Thomas Lyte was commissioned for multiple gold and silver plated handmade trophies for the event. The sleek design was crafted using metal sheet and features an applied cast horseshoe at the top in 24 Carat Gold gilding. The trophy is mounted on a polished wooden plinth with an engraved plaque and stands at 30cm tall.