Cheltenham 2018 prize money: How much will race winners earn? | Other | Sport
The 2018 Cheltenham Festival is underway with the usual flurry of hot tips, big-spending punters and terrific horses arriving at the famous racecourse.
Many people flock to Cheltenham in search of big money winnings, but the horses can also bag their owners and riders huge sums of prize money.
There will be a 7% increase in overall prize money across the four days, taking the total to £4,590,000 to be split between the top winners.
The Grade 1 races have seen a significant boost in prize money, culminating in a cash bonus of more than £600k for the winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Take a look through the gallery to reveal how much horses can earn for their owners with a victory in the biggest races.