THE Grand National is the most famous horse race in the world.
So it’s not surprising that there is a huge amount of money offered to Aintree award winners.
A historical landmark, a thrilling feeling of victory… and a puffed up bank account all guaranteed first come.
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But how much will they get?
Saturday’s winner’s connection will pocket a whopping £ 375,000.
Second place will be £ 150,000, third place is £ 75,000, fourth place is £ 48,750 and fifth place is £ 30,000.
Friday gets £ 22,500, Saturday will celebrate £ 15,000 salary, eight is £ 11,250 a fine, ninth is £ 7,500 while tenth is £ 3,750.
The total prize fund for this year’s race is £ 750,000.
The six numbers are nothing to consider but the impact of the driver’s absence on the racetracks has been felt, with the overall bonus total down £ 250,000 since three years ago.
There are no Great Nations in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Blackmore stunned the bookmakers when Paddy Power paid £ 15 million after winning the Grand National
£ 375,000 was offered to the winner making the Grand National the richest Jumps race in England.
Only the Cheltenham Gold Cup came near it.
Jack Kennedy and winner Minella Indo ties shared £ 263,765 between them following that thrilling win last month.
The Grand National is no match for the Epsom Derby for the UK’s richest race.
This year’s contest will boast an staggering prize pool of over £ 1.1 million.
However, no one can compare with the richest race in the world, the Saudi Arabian Cup.
Irish driver David Egan had the biggest payday of his career, winning the Mishriff in February.
The racer has won £ 65,000 per SEC for connections – £ 14m in total – with his win at King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh.
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