List of Popular Horse Races Worldwide

Horse racing is widely recognized as one of the oldest sporting events in the industry. It has grown a stable following of jockeys, trainers, and race enthusiasts around the world. It has also hosted some of the most popular and renowned horse races which have caught the attention of not just race enthusiasts but also wager players. Here are some of the biggest horse races that could find:

Pegasus World Cup

This is considered the biggest and most rewarding horse racing event up-to-date. Pegasus World Cup features a 1.125-mile long race track in Florida which launched its debut tournament in January 2017. It also surpassed the prestigious Dubai World Cup as the richest horse racing event in the world which offered a whopping $12 million prize at stake. Recently, its organizers have announced that this year's edition of this significant horse racing world cup will host a $16 million jackpot. They also want to reclaim the horse racing prestige from the Middle East and revolutionize the horse race betting industry in the United States.

Aspiring race participants can enter this event as long as their horses are purebred and must be 4 years old or above. They can participate in the short sprint events hosted in Pegasus.

Dubai World Cup

On the other hand, the Dubai World Cup is regarded as one of the most impressive horse racing events in the industry. It was established in 1996 and inaugurated by UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Since then, it has hosted a number of horse race events with huge jackpots at stake amounting up to $10 million. It is also part of the momentous Dubai World Cup Night Event which hosts other racing events which hosts a total pot of $27 million.

Dubai World Cup currently hosts two racing hemispheres for their aspiring jockeys. Northern Hemisphere horses are required to be 4 years old or more, whereas Southern Hemisphere horses must be 3 years old at least.

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

Paris also hosts one of the oldest and most trusted horse racing events today. Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, also known as The Arc, is held at the 1.5-mile Longchamp Racecourse in Paris, France which made its debut in the horse racing industry in 1920. Since then, the Arc has hosted numerous horse racing events which offered stakes amounting up to $5.4 million and it also has the richest racing turf worldwide.

This racing event is also part of the Arc Weekend which regularly happens every October. It hosts seven Grade 1 and 4 Grade 2 race events, as well as the Arabian World Cup which only caters Arabian horses. Horse racing enthusiasts can check official horse racing calendar for updates on this event.

Melbourne Cup

Meanwhile, the Melbourne Cup is regarded as one of the richest horse racing event hosted in the Southern Hemisphere. This exclusive racing event regularly hosted by Victoria Racing Club is held at the popular Flemington Racecourse located in Melbourne, Australia. It currently offers a jackpot prize worth $6.2 million.

Aside from the racing games, it also hosts a Fashions on the Field event for its huge number of live audience. The best-dressed viewers - men and women - gets rewarded with exclusive perks from this racing event.


Thus, the Everest horse racing event is considered the world's richest race at horse race betting sites . It will host a $13 million jackpot at stake in its upcoming instalment this year in October 2018. This 1,200-meter long racing event was inspired by Florida's renowned Pegasus World Cup which also offers huge prizes at stake for its players.

Other prominent racing events hosted infamous horse race tracks today include the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Belmont Stakes in New York, the Grand National in England, Nakayama Grand Jump in Japan, Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, the Royal Ascot in Ascot, England, and many others.