KSA | Saudi Arabia To Host World’s Richest Horse Race In 2020

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, August 9, 2019 – Saudi Arabia will host the world’s richest horse race in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack next year, with a purse of $20 million up for grabs, the Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia said on Thursday.

The Saudi Cup, which will be run over the Saudi Cup will eclipse the $16 million purse at the Pegasus World Cup Invitational in Florida last year.

“The Introduction of the Saudi Cup as an International race is without doubt the most significant event in the history of horse racing in Saudi Arabia”, Prince Bandar bin Khalid Al Faisal said in a statement.

“We look forward to welcoming international horsemen and women, the media, racing enthusiasts and the public to Riyadh in 2020”.

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