Thoroughbred horse racing is the Sport of Kings.
And as such, it's only fit that the world's richest would be interested in owning thoroughbred racing horses.
Just like any other average joe owner, they also want to fulfill dreams of winning the biggest races and experience the thrill and emotion that comes with it.
Having deeper pockets doesn't guarantee they will be able to instantly buy success and win a Triple Crown or a Breeders' Cup race. But at least makes it more accessible.
No matter if they have tons of money at their disposal to hand their trainers and jockeys the best resources for their horses, they are also susceptible to what every other owner is, luck.
Luck is a part of racing as much as money and preparation, and that cannot be bought.
Let's take a look at some of the world's richest that happen to have racing interests in the U.S.A.