With a purse of $12 million for its inaugural running, the Pegasus World Cup surpassed the Dubai World Cup as the richest horse race in the world.
What is the richest horse race in Europe?
The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, Europe’s richest race with a purse of 5 million euros, or about $5.6 million, is also a 2,400-meter turf race.
What is the richest horse race in Australia?
With prize money of $13 million, it is the richest race in Australia and the richest turf race in the world. It is held on the second Saturday of October as the feature race of the Sydney Spring Carnival. The race has an unusual entry fee structure, similar to that of the Pegasus World Cup.
What is the biggest purse in horse racing?
The biggest purse offered in thoroughbred racing — $12 million — is up for grabs Saturday at Gulfstream Park, where California Chrome and Arrogate headline the field of the inaugural Pegasus World Cup.
Which horse has won the most prize money in the world?
Belinda Stronach is the brains behind Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup, which was the world’s richest horse race last year — with a $16 million prize purse.