Horse racing track
Racecourse is an alternative term for horse racing track, found in countries such as the United Kingdom, India, Australia, Hong Kong and United Arab Emirates. Churchill Downs, Lexington, Kentucky, USA opened in 1875 is the most famous race track. Famous races that took place in this track are Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks and Clark Handicap. Tokyo racecourse is the biggest race track in the world. The purpose of track work rider, is to ride the horse to the trainers instructions and to report back on a variety of crucial aspects ranging from the horse’s movement to suggesting gear that the horse may need to wear on race days to improve performance.
The richest jockey is Yukata Take, he has a career earning of $796,100,000. The sport of horse racing is not a dying sports, but it’s been on life support. In 2020, the horse racing industry lost over fire billion dollars compared to prior years and it’s popularity declined. UK is considered the most popular country in horse racing, while Dubai world cup is the richest horse race in the world. Saratoga Racecourse established August 3, 1836 is the oldest racecourse located in Saratoga springs, in America.
On a concluding note, investing in a race horse can be a risky gamble. If you think owning a race horse is a good bet, think again. It’s a gamble that probably won’t payoff. Horses can be money pits, sucking your wallet dry with fees, taxes and vet bills. Certainly, the top jockey do quite well. In 2020, the highest earning U.S. jockey was Irad Ortiz Jr., who rode more than 1260 mounts, with about 300 wins, for earnings of just over $21 million. In 2020, the average earning of the top jockey the U.S. was around $3.5 million, per Blood horse. Jockeys can make upto $30,000 to $40,000 according to career trend.