The Melbourne Cup is one of the most famous yearly based thoroughbred race. It take place each year in November. It is a 3200 meter race worth of $8 million a year. A source reported that, Melbourne cup become the richest turf race as well as the handicap in the world. Melbourne Cup schedule for 2022 race announced, it’s confirmed that it will held on 1 November 2022.
|1 Nov 2022||Thoroughbred -flat racing||3200m||Left-handed||Three years olds & up|
The event starts on Tuesday in November at 3 pm, known locally as the race that stops the nation. A huge crowed gathering of 10k people reported for the race which means a huge gateway income generated from the race. Melbourne Cup listed among richest races of horses in the world.
The Melbourne Cup Qualifications & Rules
- The initial entry fee is $600 per horse.
- The minimum handicap weight is 50 kg.
- The top allocated weight must be less than 57 kg.
- The weight of jockey and riding gear is adjusted with ballast to the nominated figure.
As rises the Covid -19 cases again in the world, so there might be changes to Melbourne Cup schedule and it’s not confirmed how many people can attend, all depends on covid-19 situation in the relevant city.