Are you aware that the California Chrome may come back to the racing fields in 2017? One of the oldest and most popular games on this planet – horse racing is the only sport that competitively allows both sexes on the same field. There are a number of events that are held on an annual basis, with millions riding on these horses.
Want to have an idea about the top racing events in this field? Just scroll down the content and you will get an insight into some of the most popular events in this equestrian field!
The top horse racing events:
This is the most famous derby races held on May’s first Saturday with a prize purse of $2 million. From its first run in 1875, it still leads the America’s Triple Crown race. This is also the biggest gambling draw of current times with a record $133 million wager in 2015. The best horses are part of this ‘Fastest Two Minutes in Sports’!
Dubai World Cup:
This is one of the richest racing events with participation of the best horses with a prize purse of $10 million. This is held on the last Saturday of March at the Meydan Racecourse, and for a track of 1.25 miles, the three and four years bred old horses run this race.
Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe:
This comes on the first Sunday in October, with prize money of $5.5 million. This 1.5-mile race has been in the yard since 1920 and three-year-old horses can participate in this race. Amidst a number of positives, this is run on the richest turf of the world.
The oldest race on this list, this commands price money of £1.325 million and is the most prestigious flat horse racing event.
If you have gained a sudden interest in visiting the tracks this season, do get the tickets on time! After all, those horses bred for racing will not wait for you in their tracks? Visit the tracks and enjoy the day.