Top 10 Biggest Horse Racing Purses in 2015
Horse Racing generates millions of rupees every year . Each horse race has some purse even its small or big . Amount is distributed among the owners according to their horse positions in the race . The winner of the horse racing receives “60% of the total purse” while 2nd place leader get a collective purse of $20% . But the purse get heavy with bigger horse racing event like “The Grand National” . Well today we have collected a data about the most horse racing purses .
|Dubai World Cup||$10 Million|
|Melbourne Cup||$6.4 Million|
|Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe||$5.4 Million|
|Breeders Cup Classic||$5 Million|
|Dubai Duty Free Stakes||$5 Million|
|Breeders Cup Turf||$3 Million|
|Breeders’ Cup Distaff||$2 Million|
|Breeders Cup Sprint||$2 Million|
|Kentucky Derby||$2 Million|
|The Grand National||$1.6 Million|
Dubai World Cup : Total Purse ($10 Million) :
Dubai World Cup the biggest event of horse racing in a year . it held every year “Meydan Racecourse Dubai, United Arab Emirates”. The actual distance that horse riders has to cover during the race is “2,000 metres” . There are 2 category racing held “Flat racing and Thoroughbred”. In 2014 its African Story who leads this race its ride by the Jockey “Silvestre de Sousa” the owner of the horse is “Godolphin Racing” . There is a total purse of 10 million has been advanced for this event.
Melbourne Cup : Total Purse ($6.4 Million) :
Melbourne Cup the 2nd most heavy purse event for the horse racing teams . Here in Melbourne cup the purse is $6.2 million . The distance of the Melbourne cup is “3,200 metres” which is 1200 meters more then Dubai world cup. Here Thoroughbred and Flat racing both are held . The event is sponsored by the Emirates Airline . The event location is Flemington Racecourse Melbourne, Victoria, Australia .
Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe : Total Purse ($5.4 Million) :
This racing horse event took place in Longchamp Racecourse Paris, France . The purse of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is $5.4 million and it might increase in 2015 . Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe won by the “Treve” its jockey Thierry Jarnet who win it 2 times in a row . The distance of the race is “2,400 metres” and surface is Turf.