Saudi Cup: This race is open to thoroughbreds from four to eight years. It will be run at weight for age over 1800m (9f) and value $20 million (USD). The winner will receive a prize worth $10 Million (USD). Check Saudi Cup (Horse race) 2022 Prize Money Breakdown.
The US contingent includes over 150 entries. There are also a few high-profile contenders for The Saudi Cup. Knicks Go (Breeders Cup Classic winner) and Life Is Good (2021 Saudi Cup fourth champion) have been granted entry. Hot Rod Charlie (Manualoun) and Midnight Bourbon (possible runners from the US) are other likely runners.
|STANDING PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN||PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN|
|Overall Prize Money||$35 million|
The Saudi Cup race is held on Riyadh’s King Abdulaziz Racetrack’s dirt oval. For 2022, Mishriff, Saudi Cup Champion and Reigning Champion, Returns. Japan, which won two races at last year’s Saudi Cup card, handles 90 entries. It will be represented in The Saudi Cup by T O Keynes.
This qualifies for The Saudi Cup. Marche Lorraine (Breeders’ Cup Distaff) is another potential winner eligible for the $20 million contest. The 2022 Saudi Cup meeting attracted more than 700 entries from 22 different nations, including remarkable 71 international winners of Group 1. All were vying for a share of $35.1million prize money during the two-day meeting that took place Friday, Feb. 25, and Saturday, Feb. 26,
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Mishriff, the reigning Saudi Cup Champion, has already earned impressive career earnings of more than $15 million. This figure currently places him at ninth on the all-time highest-earning Thoroughbreds. Suppose he can record a historic second successive victory in The Saudi Cup (1 1/8-miles), which will also be run as a group 1.
In that case, he will become the highest-earning horseman of all time, surpassing Australian wonder mare Winx. Aero Trem, a South American star, is currently in Dubai. At the same time, there are interesting European contenders, including Sealiway (Group 1), Skaletti (Group 1), and Piledriver (Group 1).