How Much Horse Racing Jockeys Earn
Horse Racing derby happen in many countries and there is a handsome amount of money which is presented to the winners team prize fund . There are many topics related to the Horse Racing salaries , their annual earnings , how much do they earn in a year . So here are some figures that we collected . According to a news source the winner of the race or derby like (Kentucky) will receive 10% of winning share from the prize amount. In some races the jockey takes the 5% from the winning prize amount .
|Jump Jockeys||£200 per ride||£23,000|
|Flat Jockeys||£150 per ride||£19,000|
The Jockeys earnings gets double when they won the race at major events like Kentucky Derby , Preakness Stakes and other high profile horse racing events . Because such events prize money or purse is settled in millions of dollars. The prize money shares of the event is distributed among the top 3 race winners.
|Categories||Earnings (1st Place Jockey)||Winning Prize Money Share|
|Dubai World Cup||$900,000||10%|
|Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe||$350,000||10%|
|Dubai Duty Free Stakes||$550,000||10%|