Horse Races is called the sport of kings and when you see the sums of money involved it’s easy to see why!
We have previously covered sporting events with the biggest horse prize pots and racing is always on the list and like most top-tier sporting events, prize money is only going up up and the rich are getting richer. In this sport of kings, there is a lot of competition with the big races all trying to outdo each other, and the title of world’s richest race changing hands three times in the last two years.
So Here’s the Complete Schedule of Upcoming horse Races in the 2022 year which will be held in different venues.
|NUMBER||HORSE RACE||PRIZE MONEY||VENUE||DATE|
|1||Saudi Cup||$26.6 million||Saudi Arabia||TBA|
|2||Dubai World Cup||$15.96 million||Dubai||26 March 2022|
|3||The Everest||$15 million||Sydney (AUS)||15 October 2022|
|4||Melbourne Cup||$8 million||Melbourne (AUS)||1 November 2022|
|5||The Breeders’ Cup Classic||$7.98 million||Ontario (Canada)||4-5 November 2022|
|6||Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe|
|Paris||3 October 2022|
|7||Japan Cup||$7.71 million||Tokyo (Japan)||27 November 2022|
|8||Caulfield Cup||$5.15 million||Australia||15 October 2022|
|9||Cox Plate||$5 million||Melbourne(AUS)||22 October 2022|
|10||Kentucky Derby||$3.99 million||Kentucky.||7 May 2022|
Let’s Check out the prize money distribution of the Winner.
Suppose, If the purse is $10,000, how much would the Jockey be paid?
if the purse is $10,000, the winning horse is paid $6000. Ten percent of that goes to the trainer and 10% to the Jockey. The Ridder is paid $6000 for this race, and the other prize money will be divided into 20% to second place, 10% to third, 5% to 4th, 3% to 5th, and 2% to 6th.