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How Much Does it Cost to win the Grand National 2014?

BECOMING A THE COST OF A THE J MUCH DOES IT COST TO HOW JOCKEY HORSE PAY OFF WINTHE GRAND NATIONAL TRAINING BUYING A RACEHORSE WINNINGS! 2013 GRAND NATIONAL WINNER In order to secure rides from horse owners/trainers you will need to be physically fit (cardio is a must) and ideally no heavier than 8st 3lbs or 52kg's if you want to ride in flat races or 9st 5lbs if you would like to ride in hurdles, steeplechases or national hunt races. AURORAS ENCORE What would 8st 3lbs you call yours ? MAX / FLAT RACING Ridden by Won Ryan Mania SCALES £14.99 RACEHORSE £15,000 5AM £547,268.00 The median price of racehorse's sold at public auction in Britain in 2005 was just under £15,000. However, the value of each individual racehorse varies greatly depending on their pedigree (family lineage), individual conformation (the horse's physical make up) and previous performance if raced. EARLY From total prize fund of L975.000.00 STARTS ALARM £14.99 PAYOUTS Getting excited about the Payouts vary from the first 2014 Grand National? RUNNING v Training/gallop fees REGISTRATION Levied by BHA. Owners must register: v Vetinarary care v Shoeing v Transport v Staff v Race entry v Jockey fees FEES ÇOSTS six, four or three horses Ownership v Colours v Horse v Name SILKS So are we. PER YEAR £16,000 PER YEAR £200 Rather than just being one of the millions of punters on the day, we wondered what it would cost to try and become a jockey and win the race itself. Unsurprisingly it's not cheap, but if you were to win this most famous of races - Expect to spend £90-£120 for a very basic set of silks. This includes a coordinating INSURANCE Insure against All SHOEING Risks of Mortality for the market value of a horse, This means the policy will respond if the horse dies or has to be destroyed on humane grounds. PER YEAR helmet cover made of stretch PER YEAR £500 E5,000 material to fit the jockey's safety helmet. An average set with assorted artwork, emblems and designs runs closer to £150. SILKS £150 the payout could be huge! See for yourself. SOURCES: http://jeffreydjm.hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Become-a-Jockey-in-the-UK http://www.horseinfo.com/info/faqs/faqsilks06.html (http://jeffreydjm.hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Become-a-Jockey-in-the-UK) http://www.britishhorseracing.com/owning_breeding/ownership/benefits/costs.asp Freedom finance

How Much Does it Cost to win the Grand National 2014?

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Here at Freedom Finance, we wondered what it would cost to try and become a jockey and win the Grand National ourselves. See the infographic for the results!

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