Thoroughbred Stud Farm Stallion Nominations

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$1 Million + Graded Thoroughbred Horse Races USA





Some 23 Graded Thoroughbred Horse Races in the USA have prize money of $1 Million & over. Most of the Thoroughbred Races are Grade 1 as one would expect. However, there are two Grade 3 US Thoroughbred races which command these $1,000,000 purses which illustrates the prestige this grade.The business & social accolade of winning such important races is enormous. Only the very best Thoroughbred racehorses have a chance to win such races so the competition for the best stallions gives rise to very expensive Thoroughbred nominations as seen on the USA TB Stallion nominations page.




Al Quoz Sprint (Grade 3) Meydan Racecourse $1,000,000
Arkansas Derby (Grade 1) Oaklawn Park $1,000,000
Arlington Million (Grade 1) Arlington Park $1,000,000
Belmont Stakes (Grade 1) Belmont Park $1,000,000
Charles Town Classic Stakes (Grade 3 )Charles Town $1,000,000
Dubai Duty Free Meydan Racecourse $5,000,000
Dubai Golden Shaheen (Grade 1) Meydan Racecourse $2,000,000
Dubai Sheema Classic (Grade 1) Meydan Racecourse $5,000,000
Dubai World Cup (Grade 1) Meydan Racecourse $10,000,000
Florida Derby (Grade 1)Gulfstream Park $1,000,000
Godolphin Mile Meydan Racecourse $1,000,000
Haskell Invitational Stakes (Grade 1) Monmouth Park $1,000,000
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade 1) Churchill Downs $2,000,000
Kentucky Oaks (Grade 1) Churchill Downs $1,000,000
Louisiana Derby (Grade 2) Fair Grounds $1,000,000
Pennsylvania Derby (Grade 2) Parx Racing $1,000,000
Preakness Stakes (Grade 1) Pimlico $1,000,000
Resorts World New York Casino Wood Memorial Stakes (Grade 1) Aqueduct $1,000,000
Santa Anita Derby (Grade 1) Santa Anita $1,000,000
Travers Stakes (Grade 1) Saratoga $1,000,000
TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (Grade 1) Churchill Downs $2,000,000
TVG Pacific Classic Stakes (Grade 1) Del Mar $1,000,000
UAE Derby (Grade 2) Meydan Racecourse $2,000,000