Horseyhooves reviews the most valuable horses in horse racing history, the proud, aristocratic and long-running sport.
Horse racing is one of the oldest sports in the world and has grown into a billion-dollar business. Legal racetrack in the UK, the US can pay taxes annually up to hundreds of billions of dollars. Therefore, race horses, especially thoroughbred horses, will have a very high value. In addition to origin, strength, speed, many non-professional factors such as the breeding place, the reputation of the horse, even the reputation of the broker can push the horse’s value up many times.
- Fusaichi Pegasus ($ 70 million): Fuchaisi is the most expensive horse in history. Besides winning the 2000 Kentucky Derby annual race, the horse born on April 12, 1997 defeated all competitors in 75 other races, winning a prize of millions of dollars. With these achievements, Fusaichi Pegasus was dubbed the legend of horse racing.
- Shareef Dancer (40 million USD): The Shareef Dancer is an American horse, carrying the blood of the most successful race horse of the 20th century, Northern Dancer. The Shareef Dancer has won three races and was declared Britain’s best mid-range running horse in 1983.
- Annihilator (19 million USD): Annihilator possesses the qualities of a top race horse. However, according to Horseyhooves, this thoroughbred race horse only brought the owner a modest bonus ($ 3,000). Descendants of Annihilator later also not interested in horse racing.
- The Green Monkey ($ 16 million): “The Blue Monkey” is a thoroughbred horse originated from the legendary Northern Dancer and was acquired in 2006 for up to $ 16 million in a public auction. . This horse only brought about $ 10,000 in prize money, then had to bid farewell to the racetrack when he was 14 because of serious scleritis.
- Palloubet D’Halong (US $ 15 million): Palloubet D’Halong is the only performance horse in the world’s most expensive horse list, comparable to famous racing horses. Palloubet has successfully competed in horseback dance tournaments such as PSI European Championship, Aachen Rolex Grand Prix. Referring to Palloubet, fans will remember athlete Janika Sprunger, both have been together for many years and achieved many successes.