Melbourne Cup is a keenly competing horse race and was found in 1861 Melbourne, Australia. The race covers 3200 meters and was introduced by Victoria Racing Club on the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne. It is one of the richest turf races in the world. The event begins at 3:00pm on the first Tuesday of November and locally, it is called “the race that stops the nation”. The first race was contested by seventeen horses. The horses are assigned different weights to carry to show their ability levels in a process called handicap. In some ways, horses are raced purposely for sports. The gambling associated with horse racing and its economic importance attracted the attention of the general public. As in 2019, it generated a worldwide market worth around US $115 billion
Melbourne Cup Winners Since 2014.
|Winner||Protectionist||Prince of Penzance||Almandin||Rekindling||Cross Counter||Vow and Declare||Twilight Payment||Verry Elleegant||Gold Trip|
Melbourn Cup Results 2022
The 2022 edition of the Melbourne Cup was won by Gold Trip in the distance of 3200 meters at Flemington. Gold Trip was the crown winner of the 2022 Melbourne Cup often called “the race that stops the nation”. Gold Trip ($26) carried 57.5kg.
The first four winners of 2022 Melbourne Cup
|1st||Gold Trip||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Mark zahra||57.5kg||$21|
|2nd||EMISSARY (GB)||Michael Moroney||Patrick Moloney||51.5kg||$26|
|3rd||HIGH EMOCEAN (NZ)||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Teo Nugent||50kg||$41|
|4th||DEAUVILLE LEGEND (IRE)||James Ferguson||Kerrin McEvoy||55kg||$4.40|
The Net Worth of 2022 Melbourne Cup
The net worth of 2022 Melbourne Cup value at $8 million and is the richest handicap horse race in the world as at 2022. The crown winner of Melbourne Cup 2022 received $4.4m of that pool, in addition to the coveted Cup itself which is said to be worth at $250,000 in gold. The trophies awarded to the trainer and Jockey are worth $10,000 each. Meanwhile, the strapper also got a trophy which is worth $5000.
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Questions Often asked By People on Google.
- Who came last in Melbourne Cup 2022?
In 2022, The Ben & JD Hayes trained Camorra ($41) was the last horse to finish in the 2022 Melbourne Cup.
- What is the Slowest Ever Melbourne Cup Time?
Archer won the Melbourne Cup in 1861 with a time of 3 minutes 52 seconds which is the slowest record.
- Who won the Melbourne Cup 2022?
In 2022, The Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained Gold Trip ($23) was the first to cross the line in the race that stops a nation. Mark Zahra rode Gold Trip home. The horse jumped from barrier 14 and won by an impressive two length margin.