This weekend's Dubai World Cup fixture in Meydan is expected to reach a global audience of over one billion viewers.
Racecourse Media Group, with the support of Timeline Television, is employing 20 camera operators to cover the nine races as well as 50 production and support staff.
Production features include:
- Flyaway production facility producing both track and presentation feeds
- Sony 4300 Super Slow Mo cameras, Augmented Reality Jib and Mini RF Cams in the starting stalls offering super close-ups of jockeys
- Eight times Super Slow mini camera on finish line rail
- HEVC Stalls cameras to provide multiple angles
- Remote hot head cameras employed around the track
- HEGO Touchscreen and Augmented Reality graphics bringing the parade ring studio to life
- Virtual Reality graphics including distance lines, sponsor graphics, virtual finishing line, picture in picture replays and jockey silks
- A site-wide Radio Frequency network to sustain cameras and radio-mics for roving reporters
The event will be shown around the world in 150 countries with broadcasters in Europe including: Match (Russia), Arena Sport (Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Slovenia and Kosovo), Racing UK and At The Races (UK and Republic of Ireland), TV3 (Republic of Ireland), and TVP (Poland).