Sport: Horse Racing
Prize Money: $6 million
The race is the brainchild of the vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is worth a cool $12 billion. This year’s winner was a Japanese horse named Victoire Pisa.
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