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‘Largest pot in the event’s history’: Burghley Horse Trials first prize hits six figures

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials’ prize money has increased to boast a six-figure sum for the winner for the first time in the event’s history.

The 2022 winner will take home £100,000 – a £5,000 rise on the £95,000 won by Pippa Funnell and MGH Grafton Street on the last running of the event in 2019.

The overall prize pot this year has risen from £312,000 in 2019 to £320,000, an increase of £8,000. Prize money will go down to 20th place, depending on the number of starters.

The Lincolnshire five-star (1-4 September) announced the news today (7 January).

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Article written by: Lucy Elder

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