Horse racing become one of the expensive sports in the world recently, the prize money increased each year. The second edition of Saudi Cup 2021 breaks all the previous record of the horse racing, according to reports, the prize money for the competition increased from $20 million to $30.5 million in one year time period. Some sources claimed that, in 2022, Saudi Cup prize money may touch $50 million. Pegasus World Cup become second most expensive horse race in the world, it’s confirmed that the prize money hike from $4 million to $16 million. The winner of the race, awarded with $3 million purse share. Saudi Cup leads the richest horse races list with 100% hike in purse.
|Races||Winners Share||Jockey Share||Total Prize Money|
|Saudi Cup||$20 million||$1 million||$30.5 million|
|Dubai World Cup||$7.5 million||$750,000||$16 million|
|The Everest||$6.2 million||$620,000||$15 million|
|Melbourne Cup||$4.4 million||$440,000||$8 million|
|The Breeders' Cup Classic||$3.89 million||$389,000||$7.98 million|
|Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe||$3.26 million||$326,000||$7.69 million|
|Japan Cup||$3 million||$300,000||$7.1 million|
|Caulfield Cup||$3 million||$300,000||$5.15 million|
|Cox Plate||$3 million||$300,000||$5 million|
|Kentucky Derby||$1.86 million||$186,000||$4 million|
|Pegasus World Cup||$1 million||$100,000||$3 million|
Saudi Cup 2022 Prize Money : The Saudi Cup horse racing event dates announced, according to news sources on 22nd February 2022 it will held at King Abdulaziz Equestrian Field, Saudi Arabia. Last year after hike of $10 million in the prize fund, the competition become richest horse race in the world where winner prize fund adjusted $20 million.
Dubai World Cup 2022 Prize Money: In March 2022, the Dubai World Cup will held, there will be slight increase in the prize money of the competition as the audience following covid-19 complete protocols return to the horse racing events. In 2022, the total prize money may increase to $20 million or $18 million and winner of the race will get his share of $7.5 million.
The Everest 2022 Prize Money : The Everest prize money increase to $15 million whereas the qualification fees also announced, according to reports $600k adjusted participation fees, the winner of the race will get his share of $6.2 million. Currently no details released for the upcoming Everest 2022 prize money hike. Complete details based on Richest horse races in the world updated here.