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How much does a Professional Horse Race Jockey make per Year? Average Annual Pro Horse Rider Salary Range

Horse racing has always been a favorite pastime. A lot of money is made and lost each year on this sport of kings. But how much do the riders earn? As stated by a representative of the Jockey’s Guild, the average salary for a professional horse jockey is $24,000. The general range of their salaries is between $17,000 and $250,000. In addition to flat pay, jockeys also earn a percentage of their horse’s winnings, generally about 7%. Jerry Bailey, for example, set a record in yearly winnings with $23,354,960, earning him $1.63 million.

by Rachel Bassett on Mon, 06/14/2010 - 22:22

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