In line for a cut: Nick Hall (centre) on World Ace at Canterbury Park last month.In line for a cut: Nick Hall (centre) on World Ace at Canterbury Park last month. Photo: Dallas Kilponen

It could be the easiest money ever earned with dumped jockey Nick Hall in line for a near $120,000 windfall for a race he will not even ride in.

Stewards on Wednesday ruled Hall, who a day earlier was sensationally axed as the rider of Queen Elizabeth Stakes hopeful To The World, was now entitled to a 4.95 per cent cut of the horse’s prize money in the $4 million race.