Distribution of purse money

 
 General  estimates are  90% to the top 3 finishers
 
Example:
 
$20,000 Race
* there may also be extra money for state breds
 
 
 
 1st place 60%  $12,000       2nd place 20% $4,000       3rd place 10% $2,000
 
 
less Jockey & Trainer fee of approximately 10% each
these fees are usually negotiable
 
 
Purse distribution is outlined in the condition book of each track
 
Offical track programs list the purse money for each race.