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Who pays for a jockey to travel to another track to ride a horse

by Jeff R
(Indianapolis)

Beholder ridden by Gary Stevens wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Santa Anita

Beholder ridden by Gary Stevens wins the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Santa Anita

That's it. A jockey who normally rides at a New York track for instance, rides in a stakes race in California.

Who pays for his travel?

Answer: Jockey travel & business expenses (including hotel, and if needed, car & other expenses) are handled by their agent.

They are paid either by the owners or by arrangement with the trainer (who then bills the owner).

Sometimes if the owner has a private jet, the jockey will travel that way.

Data supplied by my good friend Laurie Ross of www.ironmaidensthoroughbreds.com/

In the UK jockeys receive from the horse's trainer a travel allowance of 22.5p per mile when using their own car.

If using public transport they receive 50% of the cost.

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