The 2015 Dubai World Cup had nine horses entered, including Prince Bishop, California Chrome and Lea. The race was held on March 28, 2015, and had a purse worth over $10,000,000.
Prince Bishop placed first in the 2015 Dubai World Cup, carrying a weight of 57.0 kilograms. His jockey was William Buick, and his trainer was S. Surror. He is an Irish-bred chestnut gelding foaled on February 10, 2007. He began his racing career as a 3 year old in France and won the Prix du Prince d'Orange and the Prix du Conseil de Paris in 2010. He won the September Stakes in Great Britain in 2013 and 2014.
California Chrome placed second in the 2015 Dubai World Cup, 2.75 lengths behind Prince Bishop. His jockey was Victor Espinoza, who also rode him to the winner's circle in the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. California Chrome is a chestnut stallion foaled on February 18, 2011.
Lea finished third in the 2015 Dubai World Cup, 1.25 lengths behind California Chrome and four lengths behind Prince Bishop. His jockey was Joel Rosario, and his trainer was W. Mott. He raced in the Stephen Foster Handicap on June 13, 2015, and placed second behind Noble Bird. Lea is a chestnut stallion born in 2009.