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In 2014, the winner received $1,442,800.

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What was the Kentucky Derby purse for the winner?

The purse was US$2 million


What is purse money for Kentucky Derby?

The total sum of the purse is $2 million $1.24 million payday for the winner


How much did Secretariat win for the Kentucky Derby?

The purse of the 1973 Kentucky Derby was $179,199.


How much is the purse for winning the Kentucky Derby?

The winner's share of the May 7 race will account for 62 percent of the guaranteed purse, or at least $1.24 million. The purse for the Derby has been $1 million guaranteed since 1996.


How much does the Kentucky Derby winner win?

In the Kentucky Derby, the owner of the winning horse receives about 65% of the total purse. In 2010 the total purse was $2,185,200, which means the owner of Super Saver won $1,425,200. From those winnings the owner pays a percentage to the jockey and the trainer, usually around 10% of his share of the purse.


How much did Calvin get paid for winning the Kentucky Derby?

Jockeys receive 10% of the Winner's share(60%)of the purse,same as 6% of the purse. For example,if it's a 1 million dollar race,the jock gets $60,000 out of that he has to give his agent 25%.


Did the fifth place horse Noble Promise win any money yesterday at the Kentucky Derby?

Noble's Promise finished 5th in the 2010 Kentucky Derby. Since the Derby distributes purse money to the top 5 finishers, the owners of Noble's Promise took home $60,000 for his effort. The purse distribution for the Derby changed in 2005, when prior to that only the top 4 Derby finishers received any purse money.


Noble's Promise won how much in the Kentucky Derdy?

Noble's Promise finished 5th in the 2010 Kentucky Derby. Since the Derby distributes purse money to the top 5 finishers, Noble's Promise took home $60,000 for his effort. The purse distribution for the Derby changed in 2005, when prior to that only the top 4 finishers received any purse money.


How many place winners receive money in the Kentucky Derby?

In betting, only the first 3 finishers receive money in the Kentucky Derby (and all horse races). However, in terms of purse distribution, money is paid out to the top 5 finishers in the Derby. Prior to 2005, only the top 4 Derby finishers received any purse money.


How much does each horse get in the Kentucky Derby?

Purse money is paid out to the top 5 finishers in the Kentucky Derby. In 2010, money was distributed like this: 1st $1,425,200, 2nd $400,000, 3rd $200,000, 4th $100,000, and 5th $60,000. Prior to 2005, only the top 4 Derby finishers received purse money.


How much is the winning purse at the Kentucky Derby?

50 to 1 long shot ; eg a $2.00 bet =$103.00


What is the significance of the Kentucky Derby?

The Kentucky Derby is America's oldest continuous sports event. The first Kentucky Derby was run in 1875, and was won by a horse named Aristides. It has been run every year since. It is also one of the richest races in America, offering a $2,000,000 purse. The Kentucky Derby is the pinnacle of horse racing. Every trainer, owner and jockey aims to win it.

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