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Saudi Cup Prize Money | How $35.35m Distributed Among Winner & Runner? What Will be Share Jockey?

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Saudi Cup prize money

Saudi Cup is an International horse racing event. Based on it’s purse for winning make it one of the most richest horse races in the world. In 2020, the first edition of the Saudi Cup held, Maximum Security become the winner. In 2021, Mishriff become the new champion. The track for the Saudi Cup 2023, is confirmed, King Abdulaziz Racetrack, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Cup prize money for the upcoming edition is announced.

StandingPrize MoneyJockey Share
Winner$20 million$2m+ bonuses
Runner-up$10 million$1m
Third$3 million$300k
Fourth$2 million$200k
Overall Prize Money$35.35 million
How Much Winner earn at Saudi Cup?

The prize money of Saudi Cup in 2022 reported $35m, based on reported purses, the winner will take home $20m. This purse for the winner more than $15m made it one of the most wealthiest horse race in the world.

How much a jockey earn at Saudi Cup?

There is no specific prize money for jockey in the horse racing, however there are some rules set according to which some share from the winning prize money goes to jockey. As per details, 10% provided to the jockey which means the winner at Saudi Cup 2023, will receive share $2m plus some bonuses from owners.

What will be the share of runner-up at Saudi Cup?

Finishing second in the Saudi Cup is also not a bad deal, the runner-up will receive share of $10m from the overall purse $35m. Which is still more than any other horse race in the world.

  • Third place holder at Saudi Cup, will earn his share from the prize money upto $3m
  • Fourth place in standings will bring $2m purse share.

Each year, there is slight increase in the Saudi Cup prize money, the official information of Saudi Cup payouts not reported yet but if there will be 10% more increase than winners share hike to $23m and runner-up $12m and overall fund for the race will be $40m but currently it’s estimated.