How much do the a horse jockey earns annually and per race. Here you will see the details how much prize money share he gets after winning big derby or world championship. Jockeys are the ones who control the horse during the race. The riders selected for the top events worldwide earn big salaries. The horse owners earn share in the prize money they won from the tournament. Now day’s the earnings of jockey’s are 10% more then many other sports athletes.
|Details||Per Race||Prize Money Bonus||Annual Earnings||Total Races|
|Professional Jockeys||$1 million||10%||$7 Million||1,200|
|Women Jockeys||$300,000||10%||$2 Million||660|
Mostly Flat racing tournaments held worldwide. There are some top world championship where prize money is more then $10 million. Dubai World Cup winning horse owner get 60% of prize money and the jockey earn ($900,000) from the race which include 10% prize money share. The jockey’s who finished at 2nd place and 3rd place paid 5% from the prize money. Javier Castellano and John Velazquez are the top professional horse jockeys they take part in 1,200 plus races a year.
The Women jockeys also paid good if they won the big event. Jose Ortiz a professional women jockey earn $3 million annually last year and wins the purse money. A women jockey get paid upto $250,000 from races like (Belmont Stakes) where the prize money is ($1.5 million) and winner owner will received $800,000. $200,000 her race salary and $50,000 is prize money share.
Note : (Not in all races professional jockeys earn $1 million, they only get paid upto $900,000 to $1 million when they won events like (Dubai World Cup, Melbourne Cup & Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe) in the other races like Kentucky Derby a jockey maximum earn upto $600,000 which include his prize money share)
How Much Young Jockey Made Per Race in Horse Racing:
New entry-level riders made their debut as horse jockeys selected on base of their riding skills. Not selected for the bigger competition until they have experienced as the professional riders have. They earned maximum from the top a event $300,000.
|Details||Total Purse||Winners Share||1st Jockey Share||2nd Jockey Share||3rd Jockey Share|
|Dubai World Cup||$14.4 Million||$4 Million||10%||5%||5%|
|Melbourne Cup||$6.1 Million||$3.2 Million||10%||5%||5%|
|Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe||€5 Million||€2.87 Million||10%||5%||5%|
|Dubai Turf||$5 million||$1 Million||10%||5%||5%|
|Kentucky Derby||$2 Million||$1.42 Million||10%||5%||5%|
In the above table you will see the the how much a winning horse race owner earns. He earn 60% prize money which means, that the winner of Dubai World Cup 2018, will received $4.5 million. The jockey who wins the race will earn $1 million. The sources claimed which include his 10% winning share from prize money. The 2nd and 3rd position jockey get 5% of share from the owners prize money.