What is the Epsom Derby prize money?

What is the Epsom Derby prize money?

A total prize pot worth £1.125m is up for grabs – a massive increase from last year’s pandemic-affected £500,000 fund. It’s the second richest race in Great Britain in 2021 after the QIPCO Champion Stakes which boasts a £1.2m purse.

Who won the Derby in 2012?

I’ll Have Another
The race was won by I’ll Have Another, ridden by Mario Gutierrez, with a time of 2:01.83, while favorite Bodemeister finished second and Dullahan was third.

How much do jockeys earn?

However, as a general rule of thumb Flat jockeys receive around 7% of the advertised win prize and 3% of the advertised place prize. Jump Jockeys receive around 9% of the win prize and 4% of the place prize. The riding fee is negotiated annually between the PJA and the ROA.

Who has ridden the most Derby winners?

Records. With five Kentucky Derby wins apiece, jockeys Eddie Arcaro and Bill Hartack share the record for most Derbies won over the course of a career. Though the Derby is often called “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” only two horses have officially finished the race in under two minutes.

Has a female jockey won the Epsom Derby?

In 1996 Alex Greaves, aboard Portuguese Lil, bucked 216 years of history to become the first female jockey to ride the Epsom Derby. It was almost 150 years after Diomed crossed the line to win the inaugural race in 1780 when the first female gained victory in the Epsom Derby.

Who was the last horse to win the Epsom Derby?

1932: April the Fifth is the most recent winner trained at Epsom. 1946: Airborne is the most recent (as of 2017) of four grey horses to win the Derby. 1953: Pinza was the only winner in the race for the jockey Sir Gordon Richards, after 27 unsuccessful attempts.

Is the Epsom Derby being sponsored by Cazoo?

As the number of people attending the fair dwindled in the face of competition for attention and changing tastes, its length was reduced from 10 days to three or four. From the 2021 running the race, along with seven other races at the Derby festival, will be sponsored by Cazoo.

How many Derby winners have been sent off joint favourite?

We’ve complied a list of the Derby winners since the turn of the century along with jockey, trainer, stalls draw and starting price. Since the turn of the century there have been four outright favourites in the Derby betting to have won, with a further two sent off joint favourite.

Why is the Epsom Derby called the Kentucky Derby?

The nomenclature ‘Epsom Derby’ is colloquial usage – especially in the United States of America, where it is used to differentiate The Derby from younger races, such as the Kentucky Derby or Florida Derby. It has no official basis .