Now a days horse jockey competition one of the favorite sporting event to the people. But when it professionally considered, the jockeys paid little than the other game’s player get from their sporting arena. When a jockey crown for his win a limelight of prize money paying them. They also paid less salary than the cricketer or footballers. Most of the jockeys are not paid a high amount of figure. Their source of income are limited and how much they earn that also not so massive. but in recent time their salary is more than the other athletes so far. Here we described about the average salary of horse Jockey.
Prize money is the prime source of a Jockey income. It being the real income which distributed among the winners. As the first prize, second and third. A percentage amount of the prize money cut for the Jockey varies. As well the first prize money cutting the six percent and from the second and third place one and half percent respectively. Here we described the 2018 prize money of different competitions and their winning share.
JOCKEYS PRIZE MONEY AND WINNING SHARE 2018
|3RD JOCKEY (5%)|
|Kentucky Derby||$2 Million||$1.42 Million||$142000||$71000||$71000|
|Dubai Turf||$5 million||$1 Million||$100000||$50000||$50000|
|Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe||€5 Million||€2.87 Million||$287000||$143500||$143500|
|Melbourne Cup||$6.1 Million||$3.2 Million||$320000||$160000||$160000|
|Dubai World Cup||$14.4 Million||$4 Million||$400000||$200000||$200000|
SALARIES OF A JOCKEY:
A Jockey annual salary range $30,000 to $40,000 per annum. But there are few amount of jockey got this. For the example we can say average of $5.7 million salary distributed the top 100 jockeys in the year 2004. But that was past in recent, as well this season the three category jockeys salary disclosed. The professional jockeys yearly salary $7 million. Where Juniors will pay $500,000 for 300 races. Womens Jockey also very popular to all and they will get $2 Million annual as their salaries.
2018 HORSE RACING JOCKEYS SALARY
||PER RACE SALARY
|Men’s Professional Jockeys||1200||$1 million||$100000||$7 Million|
|Women’s Jockeys||660||$300000||$30000||$2 Million|
World wide Flat racing competition are most popular than the others. A plenty of competition gives the prize money $10 million or more and maximum Jockey competition prize money under the $10million. Some are so more little so far. As well Dubai World Cup winning jockey earn $900,000 where the owner earn 60% of the required prize money. In that case 10 share has been distributed from winning share. The men’s professional competition holding 1200 race in full competition. As far as Javier Castellano and John Velazquez being the most topest professional horse jockeys whose are participating 1200 race in a year.
The Women jockeys also very popular to all. They also paid a huge to win the big race. As example Jose Ortiz is a professional women jockey who earn $3 million last year. A women jockey also paid a good amount. Belmont Stakes get paid above $250,000 along with $1.5 prize money. The owner of the winning team get $800,000. The race salary is $200,000 and the consisting prize money is about $50,000.
Jockey have a good source of their income from the mounting fee. Jockeys are generally hired by the horse trainers and they work as independent. During the racing period the jockey paid for his riding horse generally knowns as mounting fee. Normally it is not so high it’s a normal range of amount. Mostly the amount is $25 to $100.
Expense of the game
Jockeying ave some expenses as well. Generally they have their own equipment as we as Helmets, boots, saddles. This equipment has been used to ride safe. And this things are spent plenty of money. A jockey also have some other concepts of expenses. They have pay 30% to the valents and also their agents so far. Out of their winnings, jockeys pay around 30 percent to their agents and valets.
However, Jockey holding two types of competition one is Jump jockey and the other Flat Jockey. Jump Jockeys Receive £157.72 per ride and the US Jockey are paid $100 to $300 their average payout.
There have also some major events as well as Preakness Stakes, Kentucky Derby, Belmont Stakes and the British Derby etc. These type of competition holding a massive prize money. And the Jockey who got participated in that competition are paid a good and smart money. Especially the first three finisher got a huge amount of prize money. The jump jockey paid slightly bigger than the flat jockey. There also actual reason for that. Jump jockey is more risky than the flat jockey, so the prize money is high than the flat jockey.
However, Horse Jockey is a global game and the most talented players have the opportunity to earn millions of dollars. The highest level of the National Jockey Association in the United States can be the world’s most prestigious competition. it is not the only competition, where jockey participated, both men and women, can make a healthy living.
Horse jockey can be heard in the ear spellings. Buying jockeys now has become a normal scene in world wide jockey competition. But all of that the athletes are paid less than the games competition. As a footballer or cricketer earns so much, Jockeys earn so much less than them.