The Melbourne Cup Prize Money | How Much Winning Owner | Jockey | Trainer Earn From the Race (November 2022)

Melbourne Cup Prize Money

The biggest horse racing event of Australia announced. The Melbourne Cup will be held in the month of November 2022. Who can attend the race, only people who are vaccinated can watch the race live, last year 10k people vaccinated attended the race. Melbourne Cup prize money reported for the new upcoming race.

Standing Prize Money
Winner$4 million
Runner-up$1 million
Total $6.5 million

The 3200 meters race has value of $6.5m in overall purse. The winner of the race will be awarded with prize money of $4 million and runner-up in the race will earn $1 million. No official details yet released about the prize money, however the listed details in the above table regarding to Melbourne Cup based on US currency.

  • The winning jockey will make guaranteed $400k from the race
  • Horse trainer will earn handsome amount of $200k
  • Owner will make 85% from prize money of ($4 million) in 2022

The Melbourne Cup constantly increased for last three years. More increase can be expected but it depends on how on covid-19 situation. The race venue and schedule announced it will be held on 22nd November 2022. Any changes regarding to event dates or prize money details provided here later.

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