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The 5 Biggest Horse Racing Events Around The World For Remainder Of 2018

Posted in Horse Racing News

Racehorsemeds.com is an international supplier of veterinary products to maintain the health of your racing animal and to maximize their performance so it’s only fair that we recognize the biggest horse racing events around the world for the rest of the 2018 calendar year.

We’ve recapped The Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series from Belmont Park, the Prestigious 2018 Royal Ascot, and the Triple Crown and now it’s time to look at what the rest of the year holds around the world beginning with St. Leger on September 15 in Doncaster, UK.

St. Leger is the oldest of Britain’s five classic, dating back to 1776. The race is for three-year-old thoroughbred over a distance of 1 mile, 6 furlongs and 115 yards.

Staying overseas, next is the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on October 7 in Longchamp, Paris, France. Europe’s most prestigious and richest horse race, and the third most lucrative in the world behind the Pegasus World Cup and Dubai World Cup ($3.3 million from a purse of $6 million).

British Champions Day in on October 20 at Ascot, UK and is the conclusion of the British Flat racing season. It holds the richest purse on the calendar with more than $5.4 million in prize money across six races.

Back stateside is the Breeders’ Cup on November 2-3 in Churchill Downs, Kentucky. The Breeders’ Cup World Championships is capped by the Breeders’ Cup Classic with a purse of $6 million that is open to three-year-olds and older over a distance of 1 1/4 miles.

The last big race around the world is the Melbourne Cup on November 6 in Flemington, Australia.
Known as the “Race that stops a nation,” the Melbourne Cup is one of the highlights of the Australian sporting and social calendar.

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