Saudi Cup 2021 Tips & Betting Advice

The US$20 million Saudi Cup is a newly minted race that is the world's most valuable event with a total race value of $20,000,000.

Running for the first time in 2020 at King Abdulaziz Racetrack, the winner of the 1800m race was  'Maximum Security' and pocketed $10 million.

Saudi Cup Information

  • DateSun 25 Feb, 2024
  • Race Time01:00
  • RacecourseKing Abdulaziz Racetrack
  • Race Distance1800 metres
  • ConditionsInvitation
  • StatusSpecial Conditions
  • Prize Money$20,000,000

2021 Saudi Cup Betting Odds

Maximum Security$3
Mucho Gusto$6.50
Midnight Bisou$7
Magic Wand$15
Gold Dream$26

Odds provided by Bet365 and were correct at 1pm on February 12 

 Saudi Cup 2021 Bookmaker Promotions

There are currently no promotions in place for the Saudi Cup from our trusted bookmaker partners but keep an eye out as the race approaches.

Saudi Cup 2021 Barrier Draw

As soon as the final field and barrier draw is conducted for the 2021 Saudi Cup we will update this page with the latest information.

Saudi Cup 2021 Form Guide

2020 is the first ever running of the Saudi Cup which means formulating a form guide for the event in its first year will be tricky, but one thing we do know is the winner of the Pegasus World Cup in America gains an automatic invite to the event.

This means the Pegasus winner will have a leg up on the competition and will be one to follow heading into the race.

Saudi Cup History

The Saudi Cup is set to become the richest horse race in the sport’s history when it runs for the first time ever in 2020. 

The inaugural contest will run in Riyadh in February 2020 will be worth US$20 million, half of which goes directly to the winner. The race is designed to stamp Saudi Arabia as a global force in the world of horse racing.

The first ever Saudi Cup is to be held on February 29 at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack, will have a maximum field of 14 runners and be run over nine furlongs (1800m) on dirt.

Saudi Cup 2021 Live Streaming

For all the information on how you can watch the Saudi Cup as well as other horse racing events from around the world visit our live streaming hub.

Saudi Cup 2020 Result

1st - Maximum Security
2nd - Midnight Bisou
3rd - Benbatl

Saudi Cup
Maximum Security took out the 2019 Saudi Cup (Getty Images)

Saudi Cup Previous Winners

Maximum Security2020

Saudi Cup FAQ

What time does the 2021 Saudi Cup start?

The Saudi Cup is scheduled to start at 18.00 GMT and is the headline event on a stacked card at the King Abdulaziz racecourse in Saudi Arabia.

When is the 2021 Saudi Cup?

The first ever Saudi Cup is to be held on February 28 at the King Abdulaziz Racetrack, which is located in Saudi Arabia.

Where is the Saudi Cup held?

King Abdulaziz Racetrack, which is located in Saudi Arabia plays host to the first ever running of the Saudi Cup, which is a dirt track.

Is the Saudi Cup the world's richest race?

There's US $20 million on offer for the first ever running of the Saudi Cup at the King Abdulaziz racecourse in Saudi Arabia, which makes it the world's most valuable race.

How much is the Saudi Cup worth?

There is a total prize pool of US$20 million for the Saudi Cup, with $10 going to the winner and the remainder of the money being distributed to the horses in correspondence with their finishing positions.

Who won the most recent Saudi Cup?

American horse Maximum Security took out the 2019 Saudi Cup.

What is the Saudi Cup Race?

A race for thoroughbreds aged four and up, to be run at weight-for-age terms over 1800m (9f), worth US$20m with a prize of US$10m to the winner.

What is the Saudi Cup 2021 Prize Money?

The second to receive $3,500,000, the third $2,000,000, the fourth $1,500,000, the fifth $1,000,000, the sixth $600,000, the seventh $500,000, the eighth $400,000, the ninth $300,000, the tenth $200,000.

What Horses can Race in the Saudi Cup?

Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere four-year-olds and upwards: 57kg / 126lb. Southern Hemisphere three-year-olds: 53.5kg / 118lb. Fillies and mares allowed 2kg / 4lb.